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by TiPower
Sun Aug 14, 2011 12:49 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Project: Scimitar Sabre - my fast road build
Replies: 35
Views: 4822

Re: Project: Scimitar Sabre - my fast road build

:( NOW SOLD DUE TO NEEDING BIGGER HOUSE DEPOSIT :(

:D HOPE NEW OWNER ENJOYS THE BENEFITS :D
by TiPower
Wed Jul 06, 2011 9:21 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: A dead SS1.....HELP!!
Replies: 30
Views: 1544

Re: A dead SS1.....HELP!!

I'm going to make some fairly obvious statements but hopefully will lead you in the correct direction, as ECU normally ok.The engine needs little to fire even if it does not run smoothly. Then this could be other sensors but will not normally stop it starting! I'm assuming you have no type of immobi...
by TiPower
Sun May 22, 2011 6:57 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Project: Scimitar Sabre - my fast road build
Replies: 35
Views: 4822

Re: Project: Scimitar Sabre - my fast road build

Wobbly windows, wondering why? Wobble25.jpg Passenger side frame had to have sections welded in to rebuild, made new bottom braket. Driver side overhauled as was not as bad fortunately! Wobblefixbits25.jpg Fitting easy, but spent a day getting the adjustment right on both sides. Wobbledone25.jpg Win...
by TiPower
Fri May 06, 2011 7:04 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Project: Scimitar Sabre - my fast road build
Replies: 35
Views: 4822

Re: Project: Scimitar Sabre - my fast road build

Wanting to experience a bit of all types of driving I took up 'green laneing' the Landy is a hybrid 100" Range Rover chassis modified, with a Defender 110 body shortened & grafted on including good sturdy bumper. Disco V8 that was tweaked recon about 200bhp but never felt the urge to rolling road a ...
by TiPower
Thu May 05, 2011 7:59 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Project: Scimitar Sabre - my fast road build
Replies: 35
Views: 4822

Re: Project: Scimitar Sabre - my fast road build

Some of my others whilst I'm at it, if of any interest? Like to think of myself as bit of a petrolhead some might prefix with a differnt word :lol:
LR1.jpg
GT6.jpg
Elan30.jpg
by TiPower
Thu May 05, 2011 7:33 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Project: Scimitar Sabre - my fast road build
Replies: 35
Views: 4822

Re: Project: Scimitar Sabre - my fast road build

I'd go for the ATB but expensive :!: even used so might have to settle for standard Ford. Some pics of TVR, if we can mention other plastic cars :P Sold to a German BMW main dealer who wanted to race Nurburgring! TVR130.jpg TVR230.jpg TVR330.jpg Do miss the old girl but was an out & out racer & not ...
by TiPower
Tue May 03, 2011 8:06 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Reviver's Scimitars
Replies: 551
Views: 53668

Re: Reviver's Scimitars

You don't half do some work on these cars, what do you do for the other 23 hours of the day :lol: Your intercooler instalation looks really good.
I genuinely like the 'noseless' blue car think it improves the look by reducing the overhang at the front!
by TiPower
Tue May 03, 2011 7:44 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Project: Scimitar Sabre - my fast road build
Replies: 35
Views: 4822

Re: Project: Scimitar Sabre - my fast road build

Thanks for the input chaps, the ride was definately too hard set half way as you say Jim, have to start somewhere, done several days of fine weather testing over the long weekend on A & B roads as well as the York ring road (lots of roundabouts). Viv's settings acted as a good pointer and I have end...
by TiPower
Tue Apr 26, 2011 8:21 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Project: Scimitar Sabre - my fast road build
Replies: 35
Views: 4822

Re: Project: Scimitar Sabre - my fast road build

The drive shafts were cleaned up and checked for any undue movement in the CV joints all was fine, the boots are all intact & look good so did not remove just painted everything up, fitted new V seals to the back of the hubs as these were perished (from QRG). I'm sticking with the open diff for now ...
by TiPower
Mon Apr 25, 2011 7:46 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Project: Scimitar Sabre - my fast road build
Replies: 35
Views: 4822

Re: Project: Scimitar Sabre - my fast road build

Bank Holiday weekend to do the work on the rear end! Rearbits25.jpg Collected the powder coated trailing arms that have been repaired & strengthened by seam welding and had the strap welded around! Rearassembly25.jpg Assembly was quite straight forward only rear shocks & springs a problem due to tig...
by TiPower
Sun Apr 03, 2011 7:38 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Project: Scimitar Sabre - my fast road build
Replies: 35
Views: 4822

Re: Project: Scimitar Sabre - my fast road build

Weekend stripping! This time the rear end which apart from sagging springs looked to be reasonable condition... Rearstart20.jpg After an hour scraping & wire brushing each arm however..... armrepair20.jpg This was passenger side fortunately driver side ok & the rest of the arms all solid Armstrengte...
by TiPower
Sat Mar 26, 2011 7:01 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Project: Scimitar Sabre - my fast road build
Replies: 35
Views: 4822

Re: Project: Scimitar Sabre - my fast road build

The lower arms have been replaced by the previous owner so are very good just had to clean them up & lick of paint, was a shame to burn out nearly new bushes :roll: Anti roll bar back on with Superflex of course, had to buy new drop links from QRG as originals past saving. Purged brake fluid with ne...
by TiPower
Sat Mar 26, 2011 6:33 pm
Forum: Parts Re-Manufacture Requests
Topic: SS1 / Volvo 240 Braided Brakepipes
Replies: 43
Views: 6888

Re: SS1 / Volvo 240 Braided Brakepipes

Hi Craig,
This moning whilst checking tracking & clearances on full lock etc.. had come to the same conclusion as the pipes can come very close to the rim.
Thanks for the tip 8) .
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by TiPower
Fri Mar 25, 2011 10:13 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Project: Scimitar Sabre - my fast road build
Replies: 35
Views: 4822

Re: Project: Scimitar Sabre - my fast road build

Front end refurb & upgarde, We all know what the starting point is! Original20.jpg Stripped old apart, cleaned, painted, new Superflex bushes (very hard work with hand tools as already mentioned), Reliant-Revivers 250lb front springs & braided hose kit for Volvo/Carlton brake upgarde. Turned upper b...
by TiPower
Fri Mar 25, 2011 9:48 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Project: Scimitar Sabre - my fast road build
Replies: 35
Views: 4822

Re: Project: Scimitar Sabre - my fast road build

Strengthend upper wishbones - Coco La Blanc supplied they are new wishbones with new 3mm triangulation frame & shocker eye moved to 90' position. UpperWish20.jpg I fitted with Superflex bushes, what a task with hand tools! Had to burn out old bushes & save the shells as Superflex don't supply these ...

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