Ben's (an emotional quandry) 1975 SE5a

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Ben's (an emotional quandry) 1975 SE5a

Post by scmarf » Fri Jan 04, 2019 6:00 pm

First drive :D

Outward journey: garage onto drive.
Return journey: drive to garage.

Well, it's a start!

Actual purpose of the move was to get valuation photos and sweep the garage floor for the first time in over 4 years!
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1977 SE6a, previously 1985 1300 SS1
Worlds longest coupe restoration
Chief mechanic for offspring's fleet (SE5a, Bond Equipe, Ford Focus)

Henry Royce: "The quality remains long after the price is forgotten"

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Post by Roger Pennington » Fri Jan 04, 2019 7:27 pm

Looks very smart, well done! :D


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Ben's (an emotional quandry) 1975 SE5a

Post by Coupe Racing » Fri Jan 04, 2019 7:41 pm

So is it fixed


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Post by scmarf » Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:30 pm

Coupe Racing wrote:
Fri Jan 04, 2019 7:41 pm
So is it fixed
We will be getting an MOT when the insurance is sorted just to make sure it is ready for the road but assuming no nasty surprises -
Yes - as far as they ever are.


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1977 SE6a, previously 1985 1300 SS1
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Henry Royce: "The quality remains long after the price is forgotten"

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Post by Coupe Racing » Fri Jan 04, 2019 9:01 pm

So the engine is re-assembled ?


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Post by Scimher » Sat Mar 30, 2019 2:17 pm

...The 'composites' look like 'Revolutions' the way they are painted, in the profile pic... :mrgreen::



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Ben's (an emotional quandry) 1975 SE5a

Post by scmarf » Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:35 pm

It's been a while...

Currently running on running in oil but still not running well. To do:
  • Make up a switched, parallel ignition circuit to see if the wiring is causing it to run poorly.
    Fix speedometer and odometer.
    Fix fuel sender.
    Fit replacement coil.
    Fit replacement HT set.
    New rear spring/shocks.
    Seal up leaky exhaust
Only those items that require little or no financial investments will be done in the near future.

Ben currently has the car so we need to get it back to base here for the work but it needs to stop raining for a while and I need to get time to do it.


Honda Jazz
1977 SE6a, previously 1985 1300 SS1
Worlds longest coupe restoration
Chief mechanic for offspring's fleet (SE5a, Bond Equipe, Ford Focus)

Henry Royce: "The quality remains long after the price is forgotten"

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