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by manny
Fri Jan 11, 2019 6:43 am
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: Collective Head Scratch - Exhaust Wrap ?
Replies: 14
Views: 406

Collective Head Scratch - Exhaust Wrap ?

Good day all, I too have been wondering about wrapping the manifolds on the TR...most participants do feedback with positive results...but i am no clearer as to whether it is needed on a NA engined road car that probably wont be driven that often? so any advice for\against by users would be welcome ...
by manny
Wed Jan 09, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Ebay and other Sales Links
Topic: Cologne V6 race engine..
Replies: 1
Views: 165

Cologne V6 race engine..

by manny
Sun Jan 06, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: Scimitar Sightings
Topic: Blue SS1 in Oldbury @12:45
Replies: 0
Views: 107

Blue SS1 in Oldbury @12:45

Just spotted the above - tallish chap with glasses and wearing a yellow t-shirt and with the top down !! i had just come out the X4L gym.
Looks like you visited Euro car parts on the industrial estate...?
by manny
Mon Dec 31, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: 1970 SE5 rolling resto
Replies: 4
Views: 364

1970 SE5 rolling resto

Hi Jacob,

welcome and wow you've been very busy !!...
I started with one SE6a ....and then things got strange...
btw ...also looking at a Eunos ...as well.!!

Ta

Manny

EDIT: just realised my welcome post was a latecomer :oops:
by manny
Sat Dec 22, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1600
Replies: 338
Views: 33305

Manny's SS1 1600

I had a brake union leak on an SS1 once - pedal went to the floor as I pulled into the MOT test centre. Topped it up and it passed the brake test but we found the leak at the rear junction when the car went on the ramps. The union had been fine for nearly a year after the car was “re-chassied”. as ...
by manny
Sat Dec 22, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1600
Replies: 338
Views: 33305

Manny's SS1 1600

Good day all, looked into the weak brake pedal today - the brake reservoir ( section nearest the servo) was empty :shock: - i did not note any plumes of white smoke when i took the car to work in the morning ...and no obvious leaks...I filled it back up and pumped the pedal a few times...the pedal d...
by manny
Sat Dec 22, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's 81 GTC
Replies: 76
Views: 9366

Manny's 81 GTC

Good day all, i started to dismantle the OS suspension\steering to day - two surprises - first the fact the suspension bolts have copper grease :D and it looks as if the shock is a GAZ adjustable ...lovely.. will i find any IDs to given an indication for the spring specs? https://farm8.staticflickr....
by manny
Wed Dec 19, 2018 9:59 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1600
Replies: 338
Views: 33305

Manny's SS1 1600

Good day all, today i took the car to work today - all was well. When leaving for home - i discovered the brake pedal would end up the floor and stop very slowly :shock: ...i made it home taking it very gingerly and making use of third gear and the hand brake . The car does stop - but not as it shou...
by manny
Mon Dec 17, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Optimistic Price SE6
Replies: 20
Views: 983

Optimistic Price SE6

i did see that last week - but turned it to my advantage...
to the wife..

" See they are worth holding on to ...."
her response


" Oh WOW ...fair enough"

:twisted:
by manny
Thu Dec 13, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Sprouts!
Replies: 34
Views: 1281

Sprouts!

Well..being of an Asian background (not sure of the PC terminology) ...we curry them...absolutely lovely :D - not confined to December!
by manny
Sat Nov 24, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Stafford
Replies: 5
Views: 348

Hello from Stafford

....., so i did..somehow i seem to have got carried away and bought another as well . Both 6a's that require rebuilding so all set for a challenge. I hope to perhaps catch up with some of you at various events Cheers Andy I know what you mean - i only intended to buy one as a bit of a laugh ....now...
by manny
Sat Nov 24, 2018 9:53 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: NEW MEMBER... Scimitar ish pick up.
Replies: 16
Views: 922

NEW MEMBER... Scimitar ish pick up.

That looks awesome!! - does he build to order or just for gratification?
by manny
Thu Nov 15, 2018 6:55 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Golden Scimi
Replies: 21
Views: 1126

Golden Scimi

Morning 'Zeb'

Welcome and what an introduction ..beautiful machine!!
I cant offer ant advice on the gearbox - but sure some one will soon...

Ta

Manny
by manny
Wed Nov 14, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Scimitar Sightings
Topic: Black SS1
Replies: 5
Views: 468

Black SS1

It was me. Its a 1600 and paint special being black from the factory (got the original invoice from when the car was first sold). My daily car and live local so will probably cross paths again! ..i actually got exited at seeing it ..and started to pedal faster ! not sure what i was going to say if ...

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