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by Alan SS1
Thu Nov 21, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Rear hubs/bearings?
Replies: 20
Views: 336

Rear hubs/bearings?

you will need all possible ways of preventing the drive shaft rotating. as a way to confirm it is play in the bearing, SLACKEN the nut a small amount first, if play gets worse (with handbrake off) then probably is play in bearing, you might find that re-tightening is then possible. I don't think tha...
by Alan SS1
Tue Nov 19, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: So you think you have a fast car
Replies: 5
Views: 213

So you think you have a fast car

GTC Ian wrote:
Tue Nov 19, 2019 12:13 pm
MOT exempt? Does not come up on the DVLA records.
40 year rule possibly, BUT that is only allowed if 'standard parts, not mahooosively changed from factory spec etc' :shock:

maybe runs different tyres on the road cos doubt if there is 1.6mm tread across 3/4 of tyre width ????
by Alan SS1
Mon Nov 18, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: Parts For Sale
Topic: Tyres for sale
Replies: 17
Views: 1010

Tyres for sale

CNHSS1 wrote:
Sun Nov 17, 2019 4:07 pm
Mikeys collected and paid for the 15"s, cheers Mike :D
cider (obviously not Pasties, as they'd have been eaten 'en-route' in preference to the Greggs offering?) :wink:
by Alan SS1
Fri Nov 01, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)
Replies: 5541
Views: 396767

What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

I'd be asking for money back if they caught my car with over-spray from the one next to it???? :wink:
by Alan SS1
Wed Oct 30, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: Ebay and other Sales Links
Topic: 2 Scimitars in large auction of barn find collection
Replies: 25
Views: 1775

2 Scimitars in large auction of barn find collection

speedy555 wrote:
Wed Oct 30, 2019 6:52 pm
After looking today and having my suspicions, please be warned that the silver se5a is carrying a false identity, and should be regarded as spares only!!
as in it should be white or it is really a 5a with a 5 identity?
71 could be a very early 5a as suggested by Phil?
by Alan SS1
Tue Oct 29, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Mikey Bikey's Scimega
Replies: 525
Views: 45797

Mikey Bikey's Scimega

No bonnet :w No bonnet :) buggers up the handling somewhat..... The front is trying to lift but heh hoh, just get used to it and pretend its not happening.... lack of cover keeps it cool? no issues with 'construction & use regs' ? :w PS it was a pretty impressive build on that Saturday, was Mrs act...
by Alan SS1
Mon Oct 28, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Mikey Bikey's Scimega
Replies: 525
Views: 45797

Mikey Bikey's Scimega

" cane it for 2.5 hours and despite stopping twice for lpg just to check the car over I arrive at the pub 15 mins late. 180 miles in 2.5 hours with two breaks. The car was epic. The acceleration and cruising ability is just fantastic. Outside lane, waiting patiently for the riff raff to get out the ...
by Alan SS1
Tue Oct 22, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Blaupunkt radio wiring
Replies: 3
Views: 278

Blaupunkt radio wiring

Having a Blaupunkt Cambridge radio has limited wiring to operate the radio aerial without it going up with the ignition each time so I am proposing to use the heated window switch to operate the aerial which lights up when pressed has any one done this? do you need an aerial? I fitted one when I pu...
by Alan SS1
Fri Oct 18, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)
Replies: 5541
Views: 396767

What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

VW Caddy, looked very tidy, suggesting been 'repaired' :-)
by Alan SS1
Wed Oct 16, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: ATTEMPTED SCAM on my SST TODAY
Replies: 18
Views: 1431

ATTEMPTED SCAM on my SST TODAY

using the word 'honestly' twice would worry me
sending the courier to collect it!! are they expecting you to put it in bubble wrap?
I can't remember when mobile phone signals were not available on North Sea platforms either :-)
by Alan SS1
Wed Oct 16, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)
Replies: 5541
Views: 396767

What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

i don't ever recall seeing a 'powder blue' Marina, usually baby poo brown / yellow etc must been resprayed?
by Alan SS1
Wed Oct 16, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'
Replies: 1253
Views: 99108

Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'

mm m mm m very technical looking!!!!!

just assumes that the seals don't leak/weep etc ? :-)
by Alan SS1
Thu Oct 10, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)
Replies: 5541
Views: 396767

What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

You wouldn`t happen to be back in Malta would you Jim ??. :roll: my thought too . . . . . does Malta count in this thread as I'd expect being unable to spend ten minutes on any street without seeing some 'old cars' ??? :w PS saw the same K plate Range Rover mentioned above, again with mini digger o...
by Alan SS1
Tue Oct 08, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)
Replies: 5541
Views: 396767

What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)

really clean looking Merc 200 two door coupe 'L' reg
and

factory fresh Range Rover Mk1, 'K' plate from 1972, towing a trailer with a mini digger on back, so being used as it should . . . :shock:
by Alan SS1
Mon Oct 07, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Other 4 Wheeled Reliants
Topic: Reliant Fox
Replies: 7
Views: 1608

Reliant Fox

That's taken a pounding on O/S rear quarter :shock:

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