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by Edzed
Fri Apr 03, 2020 10:46 am
Forum: Coupé
Topic: Alternative Coupé register ;-)
Replies: 841
Views: 68739

Alternative Coupé register ;-)

Here's the man himself in the passenger seat. Great photo by Robert Clayson.

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by Edzed
Fri Apr 03, 2020 10:15 am
Forum: Coupé
Topic: Alternative Coupé register ;-)
Replies: 841
Views: 68739

Alternative Coupé register ;-)

Does anyone know if Chris Gow is still around ? Chris is certainly still around, I saw him, quite by chance, in September 2018 at the Shere Hill Climb, where he joined me for a run up the hill in my Abarth 124 Spider. I don't think he has had a Scimitar for many years now. He had arrived in an MX5,...
by Edzed
Wed Dec 04, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: SS1 in the USA?
Replies: 5
Views: 476

SS1 in the USA?

Thanks for the info guys. I'm intrigued, Phil, that someone may have imported the 1300, that you say was last seen in Atlanta.
by Edzed
Wed Dec 04, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: SS1 in the USA?
Replies: 5
Views: 476

SS1 in the USA?

Bit of a longshot... I've been asked by an Instagram contact in the USA, whether there may be an SS1 on their side of the pond. They're running a 'Wedge Class' in a Concours d'Elegance next year and would very much like an SS1 entry. Not sure where in the States this would be. I doubt any SS1's have...
by Edzed
Mon Oct 14, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Twin Weber DCNF carbs in the RWD layout. Does it ever work?
Replies: 16
Views: 1678

Twin Weber DCNF carbs in the RWD layout. Does it ever work?

I think Jeff Craske was one who struggled with them back in the 90's? Well remembered Phil! If I had my time again I wouldn't bother! At places like Goodwood with fast flowing bends the DCNF set up showed improvements over the standard arrangement, but anywhere with slow corners it would be slow to...
by Edzed
Tue Oct 08, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: Ebay and other Sales Links
Topic: My Old Straight Six on Ebay
Replies: 1
Views: 604

My Old Straight Six on Ebay

Appears to have sold for £8350. Anyone on here the lucky purchaser?
by Edzed
Tue Oct 01, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: Ebay and other Sales Links
Topic: My Old Straight Six on Ebay
Replies: 1
Views: 604

My Old Straight Six on Ebay

If only I had the money, time and the garage space!

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I hope it fetches a decent price and finds a good home.
by Edzed
Sat Sep 28, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: Coupé
Topic: Alternative Coupé register ;-)
Replies: 841
Views: 68739

Alternative Coupé register ;-)

Jeff CAN 172D Now on eBay. I just wish I had a spare garage and enough cash to purchase it and get it rebuilt... loved the car when I owned it! Much of the improvements such as the uprated cam/gas flowed head (done by Robin Rew), respray (carried out in 1983) and the addition of chrome wires, were ...
by Edzed
Sat Sep 21, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: Coupé
Topic: Alternative Coupé register ;-)
Replies: 841
Views: 68739

Alternative Coupé register ;-)

Still haven't found that, but I have come up with an enormous amount of new (old) data which I haven't yet had time to collate. For example, among members joining the RSSOC in 1979 are a few well-known names, several well-known cars and a few new ones ... CAN 172D … J Stanbury, Salcombe Chris, John...
by Edzed
Mon Sep 02, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: Car Shows
Topic: Shere Hill Climb 1 Sept 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 901

Shere Hill Climb 1 Sept 2019

Well the weather was great, which ensured a good turnout of spectators, with around 200 participants taking to the hill over three runs. There is always a very eclectic mix of cars, with everything from Ferraris and Bentleys to Fords and Minis, with just about everything you think of in between, spa...
by Edzed
Wed Aug 28, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Car Shows
Topic: Shere Hill Climb 1 Sept 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 901

Shere Hill Climb 1 Sept 2019

Fingers crossed you get in with the Coupe. It would be great if 3 Scimitars are present.
by Edzed
Wed Aug 28, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: Car Shows
Topic: Shere Hill Climb 1 Sept 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 901

Shere Hill Climb 1 Sept 2019

I've got an entry with my SS1 (4th time of trying, although my Abarth 124 Spider has been accepted for the last two) and I believe there is a GTC entered. Can't see your Coupe on the entry list, or are you just attending?
by Edzed
Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Roger's Scimitars - Exciting News
Replies: 516
Views: 52105

Roger's Scimitars - Exciting News

The 'passing shower' you refer to Roger, that had you running outside to put up your hood, was a little too prolonged and accompanied by high wind for those of us 'plebs' trying to have a picnic! It sent several parties scurrying off to seek shelter from the trees. With the help of a couple of golf ...
by Edzed
Fri Aug 09, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: pop-up headlights NOW INCLUDING HIDDEN HEADLIGHTS
Replies: 445
Views: 61179

pop-up headlights NOW INCLUDING HIDDEN HEADLIGHTS

A few months ago I was approached, via Instagram, by a guy in the USA, who had spotted that I owned an SS1. He was currently putting together a video featuring cars with pop up (or similar) headlights and asked if I would mind taking some video of my car and sending it to him for inclusion. This is ...
by Edzed
Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Roger's Scimitars - Exciting News
Replies: 516
Views: 52105

Roger's Scimitars - Exciting News

Well done Roger! I entered mine a couple of years ago and received a nice reply saying that it had been a close call but, unfortunately I wasn't successful. I'm hoping to be there, so let's hope the weather is good!

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