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by scimmy ben
Tue Jun 30, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Vintage Voltage on Quest
Replies: 33
Views: 1793

Vintage Voltage on Quest

Anyhow back to the programme and I'm wondering why they made such a meal of using the giant vertical lathe or whatever that was to measure the bellhousing when they could just have taken the driveshafts off the sides of the gearbox and scanned it? (I know nothing about VW transmissions or laser sca...
by scimmy ben
Mon Apr 20, 2020 1:29 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: SS1 racer clone
Replies: 30
Views: 3319

SS1 racer clone

I have photos of the Fast Car article - can someone willing to do the image jiggery pokery DM me an email address?
by scimmy ben
Wed Apr 01, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: sabre rear light unit rubbers
Replies: 20
Views: 1710

sabre rear light unit rubbers

I've never seen them advertise separately. They are made by rubbolite - they are still making lamps, perhaps direct to them?

https://www.truck-lite.eu.com/contact
by scimmy ben
Fri Mar 13, 2020 6:06 am
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Ground works
Replies: 4
Views: 849

Ground works

Heavy Clay has a CBR ~1 if water table is <600m depth ~2 if water table > 600mm depth - dig a hole to find it https://www.pavingexpert.com/drain08 According to the chart for CBR of 1 to 2 you need 260mm of DOT Type 1 or 3 on top of a geotextile as sub base. If you have drainage issues use Type 3 and...
by scimmy ben
Tue Mar 10, 2020 11:02 am
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Ground works
Replies: 4
Views: 849

Ground works

I've always used this site for practical help on working out depth of paths etc

https://www.pavingexpert.com/subgrade
by scimmy ben
Sun Jan 26, 2020 9:04 am
Forum: Removed For Sale and Ebay
Topic: Sabre bodied SS1
Replies: 37
Views: 3356

Sabre bodied SS1

I bought one of the GW bodies - still lives in the attic space in my garage... First decent wage blown on it then did the man maths and bought a Sabre already done. what did he charge for them? I have a feeling the chassis were £900? It was ~1000 for the body including a dash, centre console, a Mk1...
by scimmy ben
Sun Jan 26, 2020 8:56 am
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: pop-up headlights NOW INCLUDING HIDDEN HEADLIGHTS
Replies: 545
Views: 78224

pop-up headlights NOW INCLUDING HIDDEN HEADLIGHTS

Family Friendly enough? :D
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by scimmy ben
Sun Jan 26, 2020 7:40 am
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: pop-up headlights NOW INCLUDING HIDDEN HEADLIGHTS
Replies: 545
Views: 78224

pop-up headlights NOW INCLUDING HIDDEN HEADLIGHTS

Satsuma Castanet XR4 Turbo?
by scimmy ben
Sun Jan 26, 2020 7:39 am
Forum: Removed For Sale and Ebay
Topic: Sabre bodied SS1
Replies: 37
Views: 3356

Sabre bodied SS1

I bought one of the GW bodies - still lives in the attic space in my garage... First decent wage blown on it then did the man maths and bought a Sabre already done.
by scimmy ben
Sun Jan 26, 2020 7:32 am
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Good or Appropriate Number Plates
Replies: 1520
Views: 197840

Good or Appropriate Number Plates

derekoss wrote:
Fri Jan 24, 2020 3:31 pm
B15CUT on the M90 yesterday. Couldn't identify the car.

Derek
BMW 6 Series
by scimmy ben
Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:26 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'
Replies: 1987
Views: 157418

Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'

hey will be rosejointed and discs/ calipers like Batmobile but would like to see what options there are for geometry mods i can see a 3 way Keyser, Hughes, Gough collaboration required... I see the opposite! Three way, exciting contest on track this year? Some fresh peddlers against the old guard? ...
by scimmy ben
Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:12 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'
Replies: 1987
Views: 157418

Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'

CNHSS1 wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:04 am
hey will be rosejointed and discs/ calipers like Batmobile but would like to see what options there are for geometry mods
i can see a 3 way Keyser, Hughes, Gough collaboration required...
by scimmy ben
Fri Jan 10, 2020 7:15 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'
Replies: 1987
Views: 157418

Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'

Rear trailing arms are already polybushed and strengthened, but as im changibg to rosejoints, seems a shame to butcher the arms, so am flogging the Sabre arms and will modify a spare pair i have courtesy of Darryl Crosby Are you replicating Batmobile ones? Any thoughts on changing chassis mounts?
by scimmy ben
Tue Nov 19, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: So you think you have a fast car
Replies: 5
Views: 910

So you think you have a fast car

My Daughter and I went on stealth at Thorpe Park recently - 0-80 in 2 seconds, that was scary enough and I wasn't driving. This must be hilarious in an 'OMG, I'm going to die' kinda way.
by scimmy ben
Mon Oct 14, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: SST & Sabre Records
Replies: 38
Views: 6596

SST & Sabre Records

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I’ve got the doors to 2198 in my garage loft. Bought from GW a long long time ago.

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