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by manny
Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1600
Replies: 257
Views: 21456

Manny's SS1 1600

Good day all, finally removed the rack last night - was not the nightmare i thought it would be - saw a stamp of 2 3 89 - late rack i guess?.. https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1781/28541452217_b168e46cd3_z.jpg Have emailed the recommended chap on the forum.. Ta Manny ps - car started first time as wel...
by manny
Sun Jul 15, 2018 7:12 am
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)
Replies: 5211
Views: 262134

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

i don't think the 240 was available as a targa..? - so we're down to 260 or 280 :)
by manny
Sun Jul 08, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1800 Ti
Replies: 128
Views: 11497

Manny's SS1 1800 Ti

Good day, some progress today - been a while- spent three hours putting the turbo\manifold together.. https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1764/42375025355_a1f83673d6_z.jpg air filter housing in place as well.. i notice the bottom cooling pipes near the radiators looked quite rusty - so the rad and pipes ...
by manny
Sun Jul 08, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1600
Replies: 257
Views: 21456

Manny's SS1 1600

Alan SS1 wrote:
Sun Jul 08, 2018 4:16 pm
manny wrote:
Sun Jul 08, 2018 10:23 am
it failed :(
Offside Steering rack has excessive free play detected at the steering wheel.
you have more than one steering racks , that will be the problem?? just ditch it and keep the middle one :wink:
yes ..i did not understand that either!
by manny
Sun Jul 08, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1600
Replies: 257
Views: 21456

Manny's SS1 1600

it failed :( but not a surprise as the fail was a minor defect last year.. Major defect: Offside Steering rack has excessive free play detected at the steering wheel. minor Nearside Rear Brake pipe corroded, covered in grease or other material (1.1.11 (c)) Oil leak, but not excessive (8.4.1 (a) (i))...
by manny
Sun Jul 08, 2018 7:29 am
Forum: Ebay and other Sales Links
Topic: SST 1.4 on car and classic
Replies: 7
Views: 363

SST 1.4 on car and classic

Oh man - i was in Llandudno Thurs\Friday...
by manny
Thu Jul 05, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1600
Replies: 257
Views: 21456

Manny's SS1 1600

Oh I dropped it off this morning- as I am I Llandudno until Sat- so will find out Monday unless he phones me with a failure result
by manny
Wed Jul 04, 2018 7:48 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1600
Replies: 257
Views: 21456

Manny's SS1 1600

Good day I honestly think that the amp and coil may have been a red herring. Original coil on mine has never left it's bracket, and the only time I had issue with the amp was when there was a heater / coolant pipe resting ontop of it! Now if you'd only followed up on the suggestion on page 2 of wate...
by manny
Tue Jul 03, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1600
Replies: 257
Views: 21456

Manny's SS1 1600

8) indeed !! - as it was very hot today- and traffic\works seem to around every corner between Dudley and Smethwick - i was very nervous about the car conking out - but it was faultless ! - i also got a reminder that my MOT runs out on Sat- so it's booked for Thursday morning... :oops: for now i wi...
by manny
Tue Jul 03, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1600
Replies: 257
Views: 21456

Manny's SS1 1600

..and home :D
by manny
Tue Jul 03, 2018 2:10 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)
Replies: 5211
Views: 262134

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

saw what i thought was a 308 GTB kit car parked up on the way to get some lunch - on the way back saw the owner lock the door - i hurried my pace but not to obviously... turns out the car was 76 fibreglass 308 - owned for 18 year and raced for 6 years!....the owner also mentioned 'The Swan Inn' in C...
by manny
Tue Jul 03, 2018 12:37 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: SE6A Owner - UCA 9R
Replies: 2
Views: 100

SE6A Owner - UCA 9R

welcome and well done !! very similar to my " sod it - i'll buy it anyway!" attitude - be careful Reliants do multiply!!!
by manny
Tue Jul 03, 2018 7:38 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1600
Replies: 257
Views: 21456

Manny's SS1 1600

made it to work - without any hiccups :) ...50% there...
by manny
Tue Jul 03, 2018 6:44 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1600
Replies: 257
Views: 21456

Manny's SS1 1600

having left the container contents settle overnight - i managed to re-claim 10L of fuel from it :)
by manny
Mon Jul 02, 2018 10:18 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1600
Replies: 257
Views: 21456

Manny's SS1 1600

Success!!! :D :D :D :D :D using the electric pump and the car jacked up and level ( spirit level! on the boot) i ran the tank dry (hopefully) into a 25L container! (10 -12 mins) now i was waiting for the fluid to run clear- it never happened !! the container almost 3/4 full - all the liquid being pu...

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