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by ScimmyMike
Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Forum Issues & News
Topic: log in
Replies: 11
Views: 171

log in

Had similar on another forum despite resetting firefox back to default won't remember the log in ID or password, bloody frustrating, existing sites are all okay though, just new ones, causes me right pains with all the info portals I need to log into
by ScimmyMike
Mon Jul 08, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Replacement carpets
Replies: 15
Views: 519

Replacement carpets

As Andy said, the kits aren't a great fit and suppliers go all ostrich when it's mentioned to them, probably less work to buy a kit then modify but as I found it's the bound edge bits that needed work then rebinding so I figured buy off the roll and DIY getting edges bound as required and save a fai...
by ScimmyMike
Sat Jul 06, 2019 10:44 pm
Forum: Car Shows
Topic: Scimfest@Curborough 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 173

Scimfest@Curborough 2019

That time of year scimitarweb people, as posted on the Home Page which I know lots of you rarely frequent, members and non members all welcome, Please book nice and early to avoid disapointment, especially things like autotest etc. ScimFest @ Curborough this year is 16 to 18 August 2019 with the cam...
by ScimmyMike
Thu Jul 04, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: wiring diagram se6a
Replies: 12
Views: 370

wiring diagram se6a

philhoward wrote:
Thu Jul 04, 2019 10:04 am
It shouldn't..

Brake warning lamp wiring would though?
Thinking exactly the same there
by ScimmyMike
Thu Jul 04, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: breakdown Recovery AA vs RAC or who?
Replies: 68
Views: 6475

breakdown Recovery AA vs RAC or who?

The point of posting really was to merely underline they importance of pushing back at renewal time otherwise these thieving gits get away with bloody murder. 15 million members of the AA. How many forget or are too lazy to pick the phone up each year.. IMO they don't deserve your custom Phil, they...
by ScimmyMike
Tue Jun 25, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: Scimaritans
Topic: 5a Dashtop Cheshire to Surrey
Replies: 4
Views: 517

5a Dashtop Cheshire to Surrey

I'll possibly be in Gravesend on the 2nd July overnight so can get it that far if anyone can pick up from me there, currently crossing at Dartford but may end up going to High Wycombe on way there so happy to bob round M25 anticlockwise as time and distance happens to be the same
by ScimmyMike
Thu Jun 20, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: SE5a
Replies: 16
Views: 1374

for sale

Such as price, your location, mileage and what history, club has people looking for cars, the more informmtion the better, plenty of photo's all round the car under bonnet and interior and if possible underneath as well, may find a quick buyer or stop somebody travelling miles to be dissapointed tho...
by ScimmyMike
Thu Jun 20, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Oaksey's Straight Six
Replies: 68
Views: 13673

Oaksey's Straight Six

Looking good Josh we going to be seeing it at Noggin sometime perhaps then?
by ScimmyMike
Tue Jun 18, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: Car Shows
Topic: Bristol Classic Car Show 22/23 June 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 585

Bristol Classic Car Show 22/23 June 2019

Yes I believe there is to be one as I'm sending display stuff down to David for the event
by ScimmyMike
Fri Jun 14, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: E5 E7 E10
Replies: 3
Views: 301

E5 E7 E10

That will be because there are lots of non classic cars that are not able to use E7 or E10 I believe and there are several people that I know only have non E fuel compatable cars as daily drivers and I hope most use an ethanol effect limiting additive such as Ethomix by Frost or Millers excellent pr...
by ScimmyMike
Wed Jun 12, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: Middlebridge
Topic: Replacement door speakers
Replies: 22
Views: 2899

Replacement door speakers

By the side of the rear seats is the best place for them Chris, rear panel just won't create adequate bass, I managed to install a set of 165mm component speakers into my 6b in the area that's above the rear side armrest then I had to drill many holes thought to allow sound out, the MB may have spea...
by ScimmyMike
Wed Jun 12, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: The ViaRETRO Scimitar SE6a
Replies: 52
Views: 5457

The ViaRETRO Scimitar SE6a

As you can no longer buy Kenlowe (they've stopped retail sales a while back for some reason) I'd go Revotec or Pacet tbh both decent makes, take a look at car builder solutions website
by ScimmyMike
Sun Jun 09, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Car Shows
Topic: Tatton Park Spectacular
Replies: 7
Views: 565

Tatton Park Spectacular

Anders, was good to see yourself and family there as well, not a bad show this year but I'm finding less and less proper auto jumblers present at these shows NEC excepted, is that a case of being priced out or just simply no longer many parts available or lack of demand at these shows these days?
by ScimmyMike
Wed Jun 05, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Ebay and other Sales Links
Topic: SCISSOR LIFT FOR <£1K 2,268kg
Replies: 5
Views: 551


Don't know whether anyone may be interested but costco have a scissor lift for £1k delivered, it's basic but well up to handling a scimitar's weight

You'll of course either need to be a member or know one to be able to purchase it.
by ScimmyMike
Mon Jun 03, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Replies: 5
Views: 449


I have always soldered mine in with a blowtorch ( gas ) - never had any problems. Started doing this when the cap came out the first time I greased the trunnion. Shall be taking the same approach with the new ones for my SE5a and Coupe when fitting, better safe than sorry and a bloody site easier t...

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