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by oilrag
Tue Jun 23, 2020 5:15 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Creamic painted manifolds
Replies: 3
Views: 215

Creamic painted manifolds

Colossal difference ,had the manifolds ceramic coated in a silver colour by Camcoat on my sons Ultima Evo sbc,once done ,the new one off headers and collectors by OJZ of Newark actually brought under body temperatures down to a manageable state .You can touch the headers only a couple of minutes aft...
by oilrag
Fri Mar 20, 2020 6:42 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Mikey Bikey's Scimega
Replies: 805
Views: 77287

Mikey Bikey's Scimega

A friend of mine, who competes in autograss racing ,(rear mounted 1 ltr bike engine in a space frame car chassis) racing on an oval grass circuit uses a fuel tank from an outboard motor powered rigid inflatable boat ,secured in an alloy cradle,they are made of tough red polyurethane ,cheap too. Just...
by oilrag
Wed Mar 18, 2020 5:15 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Le Mans 2020 off !
Replies: 0
Views: 344

Le Mans 2020 off !

Hardly surprising
https://www.lemans.org/en/news/the-24-hours-of-le-...
No news as yet of classic in july
bugger :cry:
by oilrag
Tue Jan 07, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: Stainless trim around windscreen
Replies: 2
Views: 575

Stainless trim around windscreen

Any advice welcome about refitting the stainless trim into new rubber please. Screen is in using new GW rubber so correct profile.
Thanks
G
by oilrag
Thu Dec 19, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: Registering a Scimitar
Topic: Registering a scim in spain
Replies: 17
Views: 1799

Registering a scim in spain

As the OP on this I am now in Marbella investigating and to my delight the Gtc can be deemed historic and registered vlocalky thus for minimal cost . Many less hoops to jump through ,to say I'm pleased would be an understatement .
G
by oilrag
Fri Nov 22, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: Registering a Scimitar
Topic: Registering a scim in spain
Replies: 17
Views: 1799

Registering a scim in spain

Hello Tony Thanks for the info ,can you clarify if your contact ANDY G has his scim on the road (in spain ) driving it around on uk plates/insurance etc or is it in storage unused, as i have heard through some regular ex pats who do winter in spain,that they drive the car down on uk legals and only ...
by oilrag
Wed Nov 20, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: Registering a Scimitar
Topic: Registering a scim in spain
Replies: 17
Views: 1799

Registering a scim in spain

Many thanks

G
by oilrag
Tue Nov 19, 2019 5:50 am
Forum: Registering a Scimitar
Topic: Registering a scim in spain
Replies: 17
Views: 1799

Registering a scim in spain

Does anyone have experience of registering /keeping their scim in spain ,im considering leaving my gtc there for use when im over-wintering in almeria..
Thanks G .
by oilrag
Thu Nov 14, 2019 7:36 am
Forum: Removed For Sale and Ebay
Topic: SS1 1600 (wanted)
Replies: 11
Views: 925

SS1 1600 (wanted)

Reviver.....aka philip ,oilrag is the name ,oily rag ?
no engine or box :roll: ..............words :oops: ........
I'm off back to a dignified silence.
by oilrag
Mon Nov 04, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Removed For Sale and Ebay
Topic: SS1 Parts for a Hospice donation
Replies: 1
Views: 905

SS1 Parts for a Hospice donation

A Gentle BUMP !
by oilrag
Wed Oct 23, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: Removed For Sale and Ebay
Topic: SS1 Parts for a Hospice donation
Replies: 1
Views: 905

SS1 Parts for a Hospice donation

1985/6 SS1 1.6 POTENTIAL SPRINT CAR I have available the following 85/6 SS1 TWIN WIPER chassis and tub + which could make the basis of a sprint or track car . Available to anybody who will do the following Simply make a donation to St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice, Lincoln. This is a charity I suppo...
by oilrag
Sun Sep 15, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: Removed For Sale and Ebay
Topic: SE6/6a WINDSCREEN
Replies: 7
Views: 1264

SE6/6a WINDSCREEN

Many thanks to markpin for his help with supplying a good used screen,it will be installed before next weekend and. that's my 6a scim back on the road as a daily driver :P
Oilrag
by oilrag
Mon Aug 19, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Removed For Sale and Ebay
Topic: SE6/6a WINDSCREEN
Replies: 7
Views: 1264

SE6/6a WINDSCREEN

As title ,either tint or clear ,can collect if not too far from lincoln,urgent need for b/hol weekend. sadly i walked past a screen (prob a 6a screen),at curbs yesterday ,mine went at 730 am today when a large clod of earth from a tractor hit it on A15,no damage except a screen destroyed,my 3rd this...
by oilrag
Tue Jul 23, 2019 5:10 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Front hub bearings
Replies: 10
Views: 1145

Front hub bearings

Dennis , Apologies for not being specific, i was relating to me buying a pair of TR4 Stub axles from Rimmer Bros here in Lincoln to use on my 5a ,(of 72 build year) ,these were/are the later fat /stronger stub axles . ie outer bearing id 3/4 inch ,inner bearing 1 inch.(approx) Given that our traders...
by oilrag
Mon Jul 22, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Front hub bearings
Replies: 10
Views: 1145

Front hub bearings

I had same issue with gw stub axles ,i returned them and was refunded , i then bought some new ones pt no 115763 from Rimmer Bros at £20 each ,new bearings fit perfectly ,no slop .
All ok now 11k later .
Oilrag.

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