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by manny
Fri Dec 15, 2017 4:55 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: New Battery for SE6a
Replies: 10
Views: 136

New Battery for SE6a

I also have the B32 - buy also would recommend a solar trickle charger to help if you dont use the car often
by manny
Sun Dec 10, 2017 12:32 pm
Forum: Ebay and other Sales Links
Topic: Battered Green SE5a
Replies: 1
Views: 274

Battered Green SE5a

by manny
Thu Nov 30, 2017 5:50 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's 78 GTE
Replies: 167
Views: 13661

Manny's 78 GTE

philhoward wrote:
Thu Nov 30, 2017 5:38 pm
Perhaps the rear bits mentioned are the other usual rust trap on the rear diagonal?
most likely - i have the car on my drive so will take a few pics for reference...
by manny
Thu Nov 30, 2017 5:32 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's 78 GTE
Replies: 167
Views: 13661

Manny's 78 GTE

to be fair the chap who does my MOTs is a Reliant man himself ( he has several) -so i do trust him and recently i helped him sell a Mk1 2 owner Reliant Robin -- i do know the chassis outriggers corners behind the front wheels were clearly on the way out - which is why i purchased the spare GTE... bu...
by manny
Thu Nov 30, 2017 5:11 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's 78 GTE
Replies: 167
Views: 13661

Manny's 78 GTE

Good day all, well it failed : Nearside Rear Upper Body or chassis has excessive corrosion, seriously affecting its strength within 30cm of the body mountings (6.1.B.2) Offside Rear Upper Body or chassis has excessive corrosion, seriously affecting its strength within 30cm of the body mountings (6.1...
by manny
Wed Nov 29, 2017 2:09 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: What cars did you see today? (Non-Scimitar)
Replies: 5049
Views: 214324

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

just near Wollescote a 'T reg', orange Morris Ital estate - but i though these were early 80's ? T reg puts it in 78/79?

ah - it was a Marina..
by manny
Tue Nov 28, 2017 1:45 pm
Forum: Ebay and other Sales Links
Topic: carlton\senator\omega discs??
Replies: 11
Views: 345

carlton\senator\omega discs??

nickm wrote:
Tue Nov 28, 2017 10:38 am
I seem to remember my ex Police Senator 24v had 280mm discs on the front.
Fantastic car by the way.

yep my uncle had a gold one- thing was lush and very quick - i recall the digital dash... thought it was cool back then
by manny
Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:49 pm
Forum: Ebay and other Sales Links
Topic: carlton\senator\omega discs??
Replies: 11
Views: 345

carlton\senator\omega discs??

scimjim wrote:
Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:47 pm
so you're asking if we believe an ebay listing :-)

I'm surprised the Lotus Carlton used standard discs but you never know with the GM parts bin. A quick google should confirm or deny.

...fair enough.....i have my coat on
by manny
Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:37 pm
Forum: Ebay and other Sales Links
Topic: carlton\senator\omega discs??
Replies: 11
Views: 345

carlton\senator\omega discs??

no..not for me...more the cars that these fit..all three models??
by manny
Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:11 pm
Forum: Ebay and other Sales Links
Topic: carlton\senator\omega discs??
Replies: 11
Views: 345

carlton\senator\omega discs??

is this correct

discs
by manny
Sun Nov 26, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1600
Replies: 166
Views: 12584

Manny's SS1 1600

Good day all, despite it being cooooold!!! i managed to relay the lights, and right as TD99 was - you could tell the difference in brightness even in the daytime...i also discovered why my headlights try to raise with the car ' off'...the relay housing was wired incorrectly - the 'live' was on the c...
by manny
Thu Nov 23, 2017 10:31 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's 78 GTE
Replies: 167
Views: 13661

Manny's 78 GTE

Good day all,

car is in for its MOT...fingers crossed...and stiff drink in hand :cry:


Ta

Manny
by manny
Sun Nov 19, 2017 5:31 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1600
Replies: 166
Views: 12584

Manny's SS1 1600

the inhibit relay does control current to the dip, but it STILL passes through the switch on the column!! (I think :wink: ) I fully understand the need for another relay to isolate the light switch...how ever the Headlight inhibit relay... the purpose of that relay would be to prevent the dips bein...
by manny
Sun Nov 19, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1600
Replies: 166
Views: 12584

Manny's SS1 1600

Good day all

All fixed ( without relay), l cleaned up the spare as much as possible along with the ignition lamp track - using some old school Brasso
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All is well again , I will investigate the relay option next weekend

Ta

Manny

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