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by gtcse8
Wed Sep 23, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: Sorry another wheels question
Replies: 45
Views: 1891

Sorry another wheels question

Just picked upon this posting Nigel
CWS 387W, the Yellow beast at the top of this page was my car for a lot of years, see youtube https://youtu.be/WfgDMsLJnBU

It has now gone back to a previous owner who has done a body off restoration.
This car was Made by ScimiSurgeon of Dunham on Trent.

Mark
by gtcse8
Wed Sep 23, 2020 9:30 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Wanted - GTE Watts linkage arm please
Replies: 11
Views: 165

Wanted - GTE Watts linkage arm please

gtcse8 wrote:
Tue Sep 22, 2020 10:06 pm
I have also come across cars with different lengths on the top and bottom arms
MikeyBikey wrote:
Wed Sep 23, 2020 9:12 am
Did you know the other one (diff to passengers side) is a good 1" longer ?
See note above :lol:
by gtcse8
Tue Sep 22, 2020 10:55 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Wanted - GTE Watts linkage arm please
Replies: 11
Views: 165

Wanted - GTE Watts linkage arm please

scimjim wrote:
Tue Sep 22, 2020 10:02 pm
I suspect the bushes are different?
All the arms I have come across use the same sized bushes Jim.
Can`t see if I have any NEW ones left ATM.
by gtcse8
Tue Sep 22, 2020 10:53 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Wanted - GTE Watts linkage arm please
Replies: 11
Views: 165

Wanted - GTE Watts linkage arm please

Possibly Guy
But it happens and I suppose if the centre pivot is not seized then different arms should not be too critical.
by gtcse8
Tue Sep 22, 2020 10:06 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Wanted - GTE Watts linkage arm please
Replies: 11
Views: 165

Wanted - GTE Watts linkage arm please

Mikey can you measure the bolt centres ??.
Early SE5 use a shorter leg for some reason?.
I have also come across cars with different lengths on the top and bottom arms :w
by gtcse8
Tue Sep 22, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Scimitar values in 2020
Replies: 42
Views: 2635

Scimitar values in 2020

I sold it primarily because I wanted it out of the way due to pressure I have just HAD to get rid of all my cars/projects and didn't make a penny profit on any. :bh Lost a lot on the GTC, but with hindsight I should have kept that and put it into a lockup till I could have sorted it. The rising pri...
by gtcse8
Mon Sep 21, 2020 8:39 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: My midlife GTC
Replies: 66
Views: 13179

My midlife GTC

guybetts wrote:
Mon Sep 21, 2020 8:01 pm
P.S. where's the "thanks" button gone ?
Had to be removed due to hacking attempt, Cheers Ian.
by gtcse8
Mon Sep 21, 2020 6:11 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Intermitent indicators
Replies: 18
Views: 363

Intermitent indicators

Does not surprise me in the least. Some years ago the Police saw a dodgy car in the same petrol station, which sped off and promptly hit the large gates of the big mill next to the Hope and Anchor. Killed the driver, even though the Police had not had chance to turn round and follow the local commun...
by gtcse8
Mon Sep 21, 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Intermitent indicators
Replies: 18
Views: 363

Intermitent indicators

Scim8tar wrote:
Mon Sep 21, 2020 1:21 pm
friends & family licence share scheme
It`s my cousin`s, innit. :roll:
Car never been taxi, or takeaway drop off. :shock:
by gtcse8
Mon Sep 21, 2020 1:10 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Intermitent indicators
Replies: 18
Views: 363

Intermitent indicators

Around our way Indicator's are an optional extra on private hire vehicle's And another 10 miles up the road from you Paul they don`t need an indicator. Here in Keighley the road rules do NOT apply. :evil: Look for "fuckwits" on youtube :o It`s bloody funny, unless your in a car and in Keighley. :o ...
by gtcse8
Mon Sep 21, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Intermitent indicators
Replies: 18
Views: 363

Intermitent indicators

BigBobPilot wrote:
Sun Sep 20, 2020 11:03 pm
What could be the issue?
You moved the indicator lever with the ignition switch ON :lol:
by gtcse8
Sun Sep 20, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: Coupé
Topic: Dual circuit brakes
Replies: 85
Views: 4956

Dual circuit brakes

PAS failure :lol:
by gtcse8
Sat Sep 19, 2020 9:23 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: indicator earth
Replies: 9
Views: 188

indicator earth

scimjim wrote:
Fri Sep 18, 2020 10:44 pm
The housing has two studs on the back
One of which the earth wire is tagged to :wink:

I still have a few NEW units if yours is rotten.
by gtcse8
Fri Sep 18, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Clutch types GTE
Replies: 7
Views: 188

Clutch types GTE

23 spline X 1" centre on ALL clutch plates. If different size then could be from an earlier Ford. Bit of a misnomer that ALL plates are exactly the right size OD, different manufacturers ie Borg an Beck, Lockheed, Sachs etc all used their own friction materials and they do vary slightly. I took a 9....
by gtcse8
Fri Sep 18, 2020 8:17 am
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: 1800ti ignition
Replies: 14
Views: 304

1800ti ignition

Geoff do you mean the plug at the Distributor end, where it actually plugs into the CAS through the alloy body?.
Rather than the loom connector.

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