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by Rattling
Thu Feb 27, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: Other Car Chat
Topic: Jaguar X Type
Replies: 41
Views: 2915

Jaguar X Type

Does a new aftermarket exhaust system come with the sensors and if so is it cheaper to just put a new one on ? Just a thought!
by Rattling
Tue Feb 25, 2020 5:47 pm
Forum: In Memory of...
Topic: Worlds first fatal car crash
Replies: 2
Views: 115

Worlds first fatal car crash

Interesting fact that ,I wonder how many people died falling from there horses in the same year .
by Rattling
Sun Feb 23, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Germany
Replies: 3
Views: 215

Hello from Germany

Welcome.
by Rattling
Fri Feb 21, 2020 8:37 am
Forum: I managed to do this
Topic: Morning commute fight!
Replies: 25
Views: 2154

Morning commute fight!

Surely on the forthcoming driverless cars dash cams will be mandatory or how will insurance companies seek to evade paying up ! You could argue that there's quite a few driverless car on the road at the moment :D Manny I hope all goes well for you 👍
by Rattling
Thu Feb 20, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Oil mistake question
Replies: 4
Views: 194

Oil mistake question

Many thanks Philip and Craig 👍 Phew that was worrying me ,I did take it out after removing the oil just to see if there was a problem and it seemed to perform as excitingly as usual even on a short M way blast ,but I was still worried about the condition of the oil ,very many thanks 👍👍
by Rattling
Thu Feb 20, 2020 8:58 am
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Oil mistake question
Replies: 4
Views: 194

Oil mistake question

Hi all ,I recently change the engine oil and due to having to take a phone call halfway through I overfilled it :( I didn't realise that I'd done this until I took he car on a drive all was well on the outward journey but on the return blue smoke emitting from the exhaust pipe happened at times not ...
by Rattling
Sun Feb 16, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1800 Ti
Replies: 150
Views: 21858

Manny's SS1 1800 Ti

Good day all , the radiator has been installed along with the grommets , i have the two steel coolant pipes mariating in some vinegar, hopefully get the system back together next weekend.I have given myself a MOT deadline for end of March..i have another EU road trip in April to Huesca at the foot ...
by Rattling
Sun Feb 16, 2020 2:37 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Manny's SS1 1800 Ti
Replies: 150
Views: 21858

Manny's SS1 1800 Ti

Good day all , the radiator has been installed along with the grommets , i have the two steel coolant pipes mariating in some vinegar, hopefully get the system back together next weekend.I have given myself a MOT deadline for end of March..i have another EU road trip in April to Huesca at the foot ...
by Rattling
Fri Feb 07, 2020 3:45 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Scimitars in a Gilbern book!
Replies: 15
Views: 654

Scimitars in a Gilbern book!

peter freeman wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 3:31 pm
Geraint SabreGTCse5 wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 2:38 pm
they must have something a Scimitar doesn't! :w
rarity
Production was just shy of the pointy scimitars ,slightly different period I know and although I like them I'd rather have the pointy one :D
by Rattling
Wed Feb 05, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: General Rallying Chat
Topic: Alternative motorsport for the scims ? Navigational rally ?
Replies: 9
Views: 796

Alternative motorsport for the scims ? Navigational rally ?

Good fun but easier as driver as Jim says :)
by Rattling
Wed Feb 05, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Faulty distributor cap.
Replies: 10
Views: 353

Faulty distributor cap.

David Tew wrote:
Wed Feb 05, 2020 11:49 am
It was in an Intermotor box but the printing on the cap is in that unique font the Chinese use!
Even some of my mercedes spares wear that font :D strangely copy Beru mercedes parts have made in Germany :mrgreen:
by Rattling
Mon Feb 03, 2020 8:24 am
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Speedo/rev counter
Replies: 13
Views: 354

Speedo/rev counter

I bought a new old stock one from reliant parts world ,I think they still have a few if that's the way you want to go .
by Rattling
Sat Feb 01, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: Other Car Chat
Topic: Jaguar X Type
Replies: 41
Views: 2915

Jaguar X Type

It all sounds an horrendous task and cost you're having to go through and I would have thought it would have been fairly simple given you're all in the EU apart from Switzerland, hope you can get though the red tape soon 👍
by Rattling
Fri Jan 31, 2020 8:31 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Side repeater indicator unit
Replies: 26
Views: 1280

Side repeater indicator unit

Just looked in the club parts manual side repeaters aren't listed ,it was published in 1993 but I don't know when the original was published FYI :D My parts manual doesn’t have a date on it. my hardcopy workshop manual has General Letter 14/85 dated 26 July 1985 at the front, detailing the issue of...
by Rattling
Fri Jan 31, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Side repeater indicator unit
Replies: 26
Views: 1280

Side repeater indicator unit

Just looked in the club parts manual side repeaters aren't listed ,it was published in 1993 but I don't know when the original was published FYI :D

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