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by Mimic
Thu Jan 17, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: Se5 Gear Selector Mechanism
Replies: 22
Views: 3080

Se5 Gear Selector Mechanism

Hi, I am reconditionning the linkage for my 2 rod gearbox and I have some questions. I 've ordered a busht kit from QRG nf I have 2 white nylon bush and I've any idea where I must fit in the mecanism? https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Reliant-scimitar-TVR-Gilbern-Invader-Marcos-Gear-Stick-Linkage-Bush-Kit-...
by Mimic
Thu Jan 17, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: SE5 clutch identification
Replies: 11
Views: 773

SE5 clutch identification

I will follow your advice! Moreover with exchange rate, bank commisionand overseas shipping cost it will more interessant to pay all in one time.
by Mimic
Thu Jan 17, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Se5/5a windscreen seals
Replies: 6
Views: 335

Se5/5a windscreen seals

Chrome please !
by Mimic
Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:46 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Se5/5a windscreen seals
Replies: 6
Views: 335

Se5/5a windscreen seals

Hi,

I need one too for my early SE5.
France from my part. Brexit is coming , time is gone to have a good spare parts stock!

Cheers
by Mimic
Sat Dec 22, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: SE5 clutch identification
Replies: 11
Views: 773

SE5 clutch identification

Hi, I know that this topic has been discussed many times but I am a lit lost between early and late clutch kit for our SE5/ SE5a. Here in picture my actual one : https://nsa39.casimages.com/img/2018/12/22/mini_181222101758147853.jpg https://nsa39.casimages.com/img/2018/12/22/mini_181222101800787744....
by Mimic
Sat Dec 22, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Essex Oval Port heads New Unused
Replies: 6
Views: 1231

Essex Oval Port heads New Unused

still available?
Maybe I need new cylinder heads for my early SE5 : https://www.scimitarweb.co.uk/sgwrs/vie ... hp?t=40217
by Mimic
Sat Dec 22, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Essex heads state
Replies: 2
Views: 308

Essex heads state

Yep people around me tell me it's very hard to recon cast iron head.
The cylinders with these cracks are cylinders which have more compression rate ...astonishing!
by Mimic
Fri Dec 21, 2018 11:07 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Essex heads state
Replies: 2
Views: 308

Essex heads state

Hi, My engine is not at its best: Compression difference appears between cylinders. Time is gone to check. First step is heads: I have some cracks between inlet&exhaust valve seats on my Oval port heads https://nsa39.casimages.com/img/2018/12/21/mini_181221114309815507.jpg Could you tell me if I cou...
by Mimic
Tue Nov 27, 2018 11:07 am
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: engine number identification : advice
Replies: 7
Views: 403

engine number identification : advice

Hi, I 've seen lack of compression on my engine so I need to pull out it the car. I've read the engine number ...and I was astonished by the result: XTEH16F572 . If I check the number on burton website , the short engine was built in 1999 (in South africa?) . I 've lot of bills from the previous own...
by Mimic
Wed Nov 07, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: SHOCK CHOICE
Replies: 23
Views: 2182

SHOCK CHOICE

Hello, I've bought a protech set for my early Se5 4 month ago. Protec wrote me an email with the following spec: - Front 400 open 2.25” x 300lbs springs with 1/2” x 1 1/4” bushes - Rear 464 open “”””””” 250lbs “”””””””””””””””””””” I'm not an expert I trust the company. Not fitted yet but the length...
by Mimic
Wed Sep 12, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: BX fan cooling upgrade
Replies: 7
Views: 456

BX fan cooling upgrade

I was sure the BX fan was fitted behind the rad ...but I was wrong https://www.google.fr/search?q=ventilateur+BX+diesel&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjRhNiVwLXdAhURLlAKHe5-BzIQ_AUICygC&biw=1829&bih=892#imgrc=AXiYT5tx6k7pCM:&spf=1536756535577 Thanks ! So you confirm that the only possibility t...
by Mimic
Wed Sep 12, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: BX fan cooling upgrade
Replies: 7
Views: 456

BX fan cooling upgrade

Hi, I project to update the cooling system of my early SE5. my radiator has been upgraded. Next step is changed the fan by a citroen BX fan. I've read some topics about this modification but I'ven't seen any pictures on forum. For me, there is no place behind the radiator because of steering wheel r...
by Mimic
Wed Aug 08, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: 2 rod gearbox upgrade and removal
Replies: 6
Views: 511

2 rod gearbox upgrade and removal

Hi, I would like renew some parts on my 2 rod gearbox fitted on my early Se5 : I have some noise when clutched (bearing clutch? ) and bush on gearstick are destroyed ( gear change is like potatoe mash). Does I need removal gearbox outside the car before to upgrade the gearstick? If not , is it possi...
by Mimic
Fri Aug 03, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: 3 spoke steering wheel
Replies: 8
Views: 888

3 spoke steering wheel

Yes It 'll be interested. A friend give me a mountney ford boss. Does it fit on SE5? I must try. But I 'm sure your steering Wheel fits like a glove on this.
Send me a PM
by Mimic
Wed Aug 01, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: 3 spoke steering wheel
Replies: 8
Views: 888

3 spoke steering wheel

I found this advert on eBay :
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/SCIMITAR-ste ... SwIk9aeEMv :shock:
Please let me know if for you it's normal ? how much will should I expect for a good one?

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