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by DARK STAR
Sat Apr 20, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: Shows and Events
Topic: Norwegian visitor at Golfe-Juan
Replies: 1
Views: 66

Norwegian visitor at Golfe-Juan

MENSUEL DU THEATRE DE LA MER, GOLFE-JUAN (06) As usual the gloomy weather forecast was wrong and we had a fine morning for the monthly meeting at Golfe-Juan. Having covered very nearly 5 km to get there I could only stand in reverence in front of the BMW 3.0CS which arrived from Norway :shock: There...
by DARK STAR
Wed Apr 17, 2019 6:30 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Roger's Scimitars - New Season Starts!
Replies: 497
Views: 39335

Roger's Scimitars - New Season Starts!

There are two more Jags behind, and a Scimitar!

Yes I love the V8-250.
I actually had a Jaguar version but the Daimler is better.
I expect it rusts just as quickly though :roll:
by DARK STAR
Tue Apr 16, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: Rear screen seals
Replies: 4
Views: 157

Rear screen seals

Oops, sorry it is apparently the rear side window seals.

Any ideas on these, I have never even looked closely at them.
by DARK STAR
Tue Apr 16, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: Stuck distributor
Replies: 17
Views: 502

Stuck distributor

Yes, as I have been known to say, WD40 is not a penetrating oil / unseizing fluid.
PlusGas is not available here but Bardhal penetrating fluid is radical (and expensive).
by DARK STAR
Tue Apr 16, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Roger's Scimitars - New Season Starts!
Replies: 497
Views: 39335

Roger's Scimitars - New Season Starts!

Great pics as usual, thanks Roger.
There must have been a lot of Jaguars, you were parked next to four different ones :lol:
by DARK STAR
Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: In Memory of...
Topic: Peter Wernham
Replies: 1
Views: 112

Peter Wernham

Sadly Peter Wernham lost his battle against cancer on 30 march. Scimitarist since forever, he brought his SE6a the Flying Banana to France and registered it in Haute Vienne (dept 87) He was one of the first members of Scimitar France. Peter felt obliged to sell the car because of ill-health four or ...
by DARK STAR
Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: Shows and Events
Topic: French air-shows anyone?
Replies: 11
Views: 320

French air-shows anyone?

Clever!
And a much better photo, one of yours?
by DARK STAR
Mon Apr 15, 2019 9:46 am
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: Rear screen seals
Replies: 4
Views: 157

Rear screen seals

Thanks Peter, I will transmit.
Do GW usually supply the side connectors?
by DARK STAR
Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:19 am
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: Rear screen seals
Replies: 4
Views: 157

Rear screen seals

Robert Bonetto asks for advice on fitting new rear screen seals : I have a SE6A and I have the seals of the rear windows which are damaged with important entries of water. So I ordered a set of seals at Graham Walker and asked my coachbuilder to change them. However, he does not dare to start becaus...
by DARK STAR
Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:06 am
Forum: Shows and Events
Topic: French air-shows anyone?
Replies: 11
Views: 320

French air-shows anyone?

Low flying Scimitars ...
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by DARK STAR
Sat Apr 13, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: Middlebridge
Topic: Middlebridge gear lever
Replies: 32
Views: 1308

Middlebridge gear lever

Ah, should have known, it is Ford after all :roll:
by DARK STAR
Sat Apr 13, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: Middlebridge
Topic: Middlebridge gear lever
Replies: 32
Views: 1308

Middlebridge gear lever

Well, if that's the only difference why not drill three more holes in the collar?
by DARK STAR
Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Good or Appropriate Number Plates
Replies: 1282
Views: 119566

Good or Appropriate Number Plates

BMW = german
Fall in the river Tay = nass

Sorry, I'll get my coat ...
by DARK STAR
Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:19 am
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Good or Appropriate Number Plates
Replies: 1282
Views: 119566

Good or Appropriate Number Plates

Isn't the MoT supposed to be a test of safety and roadworthiness ? 8)
by DARK STAR
Thu Apr 11, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Good or Appropriate Number Plates
Replies: 1282
Views: 119566

Good or Appropriate Number Plates

Ooh, I've loads of old number plates, anyone want to buy them?

Over here the plates have to be riveted in place so nobody can steal them.
Of course, nobody has a cordless drill ...

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