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by DARK STAR
Sun Sep 15, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Good or Appropriate Number Plates
Replies: 1414
Views: 147444

Good or Appropriate Number Plates

A few more from Goodwood
by DARK STAR
Sun Sep 15, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Good or Appropriate Number Plates
Replies: 1414
Views: 147444

Good or Appropriate Number Plates

A few from Goodwood.
I missed most of the Cobras, most of which have fancy plates :mrgreen:
by DARK STAR
Sun Sep 15, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Coupe Build From Australia
Replies: 638
Views: 116479

Coupe Build From Australia

Ah, good news.
That's quite a coincidence then.
Victor, speak to us !
by DARK STAR
Sun Sep 15, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Coupe Build From Australia
Replies: 638
Views: 116479

Coupe Build From Australia

It looks very ominous.
Can someone with access to members' adresses find a contact in / near Victoria
by DARK STAR
Sun Sep 15, 2019 6:39 am
Forum: Early Sabre
Topic: Goodwood Revival
Replies: 4
Views: 426

Goodwood Revival

Alex Drabble got the prize for best spin.
(In case you're wondering, it is the green MGB which is going in the right direction 8) )
Nick Swift was as usual driver of the day, he should have won but the Lotus Elan kept passing him on the straight ...
by DARK STAR
Fri Sep 13, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Fuel hose
Replies: 32
Views: 1766

Fuel hose

I think brass and aluminium in the carb are ok, but your fuel tank will go rusty like mine :mrgreen:
by DARK STAR
Thu Sep 12, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Fuel hose
Replies: 32
Views: 1766

Fuel hose

In France the standard is 95 octane with 10% ethanol, then super 98 with 5% ethanol.
There is no zero ethanol.

Phil, is there an ethanol neutraliser then, you say 'stabiliser' ... ?
I don't think draining and refilling is a viable solution for avoiding rusty petrol tanks :?
by DARK STAR
Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Coupé
Topic: Alternative Coupé register ;-)
Replies: 655
Views: 43379

Alternative Coupé register ;-)

There are a lot of idiots about :|
by DARK STAR
Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Coupé
Topic: Front bumpers
Replies: 9
Views: 380

Front bumpers

by DARK STAR
Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: Coupé
Topic: Front bumpers
Replies: 9
Views: 380

Front bumpers

Harrington, that rings a bell (and Vietnam is quite near China :roll: )
They apparently found a set to copy ...
by DARK STAR
Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Coupé
Topic: Alternative Coupé register ;-)
Replies: 655
Views: 43379

Alternative Coupé register ;-)

Just to keep everything in order here is an eBay car that was on another thread ... Almost finished project for sale New Outriggers , Fully Re-Built Suspension , New Trunnions , Ball Joints, Track Rod Ends , Core Plugs and Steel Timing Gear , New Callipers and Piston Seals, New Pinion Seal. Needs Bu...
by DARK STAR
Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: Euro Marketplace
Topic: Many Scimitars for sale or sold in Europe
Replies: 27
Views: 3304

Many Scimitars for sale or sold in Europe

Forgot to update this thread
Alex Bahman has a superb Coupé for sale - at a superb (swiss) price 8)

http://www.carspread.pro/12/gingins+vd/ ... 63694.html
by DARK STAR
Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: Coupé
Topic: Front bumpers
Replies: 9
Views: 380

Front bumpers

Full sets available from Graham Walker or direct from China (the same product but not the same price :wink: )
I'm sure they are on my site somewhere but there is so much now that I can't find them ...
by DARK STAR
Wed Sep 11, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Fuel hose
Replies: 32
Views: 1766

Fuel hose

Ethanol rots just about anything
The inside of my fuel tank is disintegrating although the outside is fine
And I use only 98 proof petrol which has the minimum 5% ethanol :evil:
by DARK STAR
Wed Sep 11, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: SE6a french wake up after a long sleep
Replies: 41
Views: 2697

SE6a french wake up after a long sleep

Yes, there are (at least) two different release bearings which must match the whassname (diaphragm?) of the clutch.
Mark will know.

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