The British Racing Beige 5a (Christine) - For Sale £5000

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The British Racing Beige 5a (Christine) - For Sale £5000

Post by Lukeyboy46 » Sun Mar 02, 2014 8:59 pm

I have to be honest, since I got my scimitar I've been wanted to drive it. I know it's a long drawn out process however I've needed one to drive. Today I took hold of an opportunity and placed a deposit down on another scim.

Looks very straight, it's had a professional respray apparently and it shows.
It's been stood a few years but I'm off to see it in Chester this coming Wednesday!

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Going to get this on the road as soon as possible to enjoy it :)
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Re: Lukey Boy's second 5a!

Post by cookieboy » Sun Mar 02, 2014 9:02 pm

that was quick luke .


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Post by BRABUSMADSCIMGTE » Sun Mar 02, 2014 9:05 pm

Cool ! looks a bit like mine 8) You've clearly got to mush money :wink:



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Re: Lukey Boy's second 5a!

Post by Elizabeth's dad » Sun Mar 02, 2014 9:08 pm

And you will of course be contacting your friendly SE5 registrar! :D


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Post by ScimiTom » Sun Mar 02, 2014 9:12 pm

Very quick work indeed! That'll be a neat looking 'WeeViL' once you've given it a clean up. Best of luck getting it on the road. :)


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Post by swoakes » Sun Mar 02, 2014 9:39 pm

Nice one Luke; looks like a good car.

We are very close by; fancy calling in for a chat and a look at our cars?


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Post by Roger Pennington » Sun Mar 02, 2014 9:44 pm

Well done Luke! :)


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Re: Lukey Boy's second 5a!

Post by Lukeyboy46 » Sun Mar 02, 2014 9:47 pm

Thanks guys! I will notify the registrar when I collect it, and I'd love to pop by Wednesday if you are around! :)

Very excited to drive one, hoping to replace my not so reliable modern!


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Re: Lukey Boy's second 5a!

Post by Chgperformance » Sun Mar 02, 2014 10:13 pm

My bad :P



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Post by Lukeyboy46 » Mon Mar 03, 2014 9:20 am

I do believe it is your fault James!

Will be nice to have a standard car and a modified one :)


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Re: Lukey Boy's second 5a!

Post by Chgperformance » Mon Mar 03, 2014 9:22 am

Lukeyboy46 wrote:I do believe it is your fault James!

Will be nice to have a standard car and a modified one :)
Well we did convert Malcolm too! I just was desperate to drive one lol. Having never driven one, or even ridden in one, a 300 mile drive home was a learning curve in every sense!



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Re: Lukey Boy's second 5a!

Post by Lukeyboy46 » Tue Mar 04, 2014 8:42 am

Just had an insurance quote for this, £200....

Bargain!

Went to visit it yesterday briefly, engine turns nicely, paint is very good, a few scuffs and marks but expected really after being stored. Interior is in need of work and a few rubber bushes need replacing.

Brake master cylinder isn't ceased however the clutch master is knackered, alternator may need replacing as chucked out smoke. The car is very original under the bonnet, wiring doesn't look altered at all!

Has had a LOT of professional chassis work carried out, outriggers are brand new.

Going over to the car again Wednesday with Steve Oakes to try and start it with some fresh fuel and new ignition bits and pieces.
Also to give it a proper clean and take some photos for you all ;)

Can't see it taking much to get it on the road again.


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Re: Lukey Boy's second 5a!

Post by philhoward » Tue Mar 04, 2014 8:52 am

If the clutch master is toast, the slave won't be far behind - a pair of LR ones will get you going again for minimal outlay (aside from a bit of pipework fiddling).

Sounds like a little bargain?

I have some tan interior bits left over - anything specific you need?


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Re: Lukey Boy's second 5a!

Post by Lukeyboy46 » Tue Mar 04, 2014 8:56 am

That would be great Phil, definitely need door cards if you have any.

Seats are a bit knackered too, but I can't imagine you have any of those!

And the plan is Land Rover parts, I paid £26 for mine off eBay. I reckon I'll get another set.

It was a great buy to be fair. The missus loves it too! Likes the colour ;)


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Re: Lukey Boy's second 5a!

Post by philhoward » Tue Mar 04, 2014 9:05 am

I do have some seats - not marvellous, but better than sitting on the floor..usable though. Just taking up space at the moment, and I'm only 25 mins down the road from Steve O.

Door cards - warped, but in one piece. Could do with re-boarding (thin MDF/ply/that white stuff they make signs from) as I think the pegs have fallen out (and some were removed by me to use on the black ones I have).


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