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by swoakes
Sat Oct 21, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Castle Combe 21 October 2017
Replies: 16
Views: 699

Castle Combe 21 October 2017

Yes Josh is killing our points again :roll: :( :D He was top 4 after practice I think. We didn't stay for the last timed run. It was getting late and the rain looked immanent. Great venue which I struggled with tbh. Span on the first corner of my first run (vid to follow) which made me a bit tentati...
by swoakes
Thu Oct 19, 2017 6:56 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Castle Combe 21 October 2017
Replies: 16
Views: 699

Castle Combe 21 October 2017

looks like a boat might be needed looking at the weather for Saturday; although it's going to be very windy so maybe even that would be a challenge :roll:
by swoakes
Wed Oct 18, 2017 9:24 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Corky's Scimitars (..and now an SS1 race car build)
Replies: 1436
Views: 73057

Corky's Scimitars (..and now an SS1 race car build)

That will be useful at Harewood Corky; you can check out the length of the grass you are cutting :wink:
by swoakes
Tue Oct 17, 2017 10:39 am
Forum: General Sprint and Hillclimb Chat
Topic: SSSC Awards
Replies: 8
Views: 593

SSSC Awards

Nick/ Craig,

For your info we do not have the championship pot from last year. It was never given to Josh. I think Craig was going to get the engraving done for 2015 & 2016
by swoakes
Fri Oct 13, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Ben's SS1 - SSF novice sprint car
Replies: 26
Views: 476

Ben's SS1 - SSF novice sprint car

The blue stuff Ben; we always buy the pre-mixed stuff for about £5 for 5L. I was chatting to Josh about your purchase ealier. You must get the car to a Sprint next year :!: Aintree is a great first venue; only 3 corners but fast :) Loads of runs to. Next on the list should by Ty Croes :wink: Good lu...
by swoakes
Fri Oct 13, 2017 1:07 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Castle Combe 21 October 2017
Replies: 16
Views: 699

Castle Combe 21 October 2017

Finals are out Class C3. Modified series production cars, over 1800cc 78 STEPHEN OAKES RSSOC RELIANT SCIMITAR 1809 C3 80 PETER SMITH RSSOC SCIMITAR SS1 1809 C3 778 JOSHUA OAKES RSSOC RELIANT SCIMITAR 1809 C3 Class D2. Sports Libre cars over 1800cc 93 JAMES CARTER RSSOC RELIANT SCIMITAR GT 2935 D2
by swoakes
Tue Oct 10, 2017 2:13 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Debden 1 October 2017
Replies: 19
Views: 598

Debden 1 October 2017

No problem Nick

Bens lack of sense of direction is making me feel a little better about myself around the cones :)

Going by the times it looks like the layout has been shortened from when were last at Debden
by swoakes
Tue Oct 10, 2017 10:27 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Debden 1 October 2017
Replies: 19
Views: 598

Debden 1 October 2017

Nick

Results lifted from web site

1 796 John Plumb Reliant Scimitar SE6 107.51 DISQ 95.55 * 92.10
2 98 Geoff Corderoy Reliant SS1 108.42 98.74 95.65 * 94.45
3 97 Barry Cunningham Reliant Sabre 109.54 100.16 98.35 * 97.48
96 Ben Plumb Reliant Scimitar SE6 104.61 DISQ DISQ DISQ
by swoakes
Tue Oct 03, 2017 5:14 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Debden 1 October 2017
Replies: 19
Views: 598

Debden 1 October 2017

Did Ben get lost on all timed runs :shock: :?
by swoakes
Thu Sep 21, 2017 11:56 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Corky's Scimitars (..and now an SS1 race car build)
Replies: 1436
Views: 73057

Corky's Scimitars (..and now an SS1 race car build)

Corky wrote:
Thu Sep 21, 2017 10:19 pm
I took the red one as a px. and will sell it ASAP.

Next year's steed is the gold one.

Still thinking about what to replace the Sabre with...
Sitting here smiling to myself imagining how you explained the logic of this "deal" to the Mrs :)
by swoakes
Mon Sep 11, 2017 4:34 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Differential steering video
Replies: 3
Views: 98

Differential steering video

Just over every 4 years by the looks of it :) Well worth a reminder though IMHO ;)

Edit

It obviously appeals to the simple folk of Cheshire :lol:
by swoakes
Mon Sep 11, 2017 4:29 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Differential steering video
Replies: 3
Views: 98

Differential steering video

Came accross this on my Facebook feed this morning.

Wonderful old film of how your diff actually works....enjoy

by swoakes
Wed Sep 06, 2017 6:56 pm
Forum: Early Sabre
Topic: Sabre Six exhaust system
Replies: 41
Views: 1868

Sabre Six exhaust system

Old and Slow wrote:
Wed Sep 06, 2017 6:15 pm
Hi Steve,
Thanks for the suggestion, and they have a depot within 10 miles of me; I think I need to let them see the current arrangement before I get a quote.
Yes I trailered the DET down to them so they could have a look and give me a quote.
by swoakes
Wed Sep 06, 2017 5:31 pm
Forum: Early Sabre
Topic: Sabre Six exhaust system
Replies: 41
Views: 1868

Sabre Six exhaust system

I had a custom exhaust made by powerflow locally for the DET Sprint car; did a nice job. They have agents countrywide I think....

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