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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 22nd November 2018, 21:10
Replies: 2,621
Views: 383,120
Posted By scimjim
$399 pa was the business model that killed...

$399 pa was the business model that killed Photobucket - latest pricing is $4:03 a month for 2GB $5:83 a month for 20GB and $10:33 for 20TB
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 22nd November 2018, 20:25
Replies: 2,621
Views: 383,120
Posted By scimjim
The new CEO of Photobucket reversed that decision...

The new CEO of Photobucket reversed that decision (after his predecessor was fired) and they should all show now - try refreshing the page if they don’t come up first time (a quick look on page 2...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th September 2018, 18:37
Replies: 1,362
Views: 482,483
Posted By scimjim
yep - DVLA & DVSA use different databases, I had...

yep - DVLA & DVSA use different databases, I had problems with a reg transfer because of it!

All of my cars have different names on the two databases!
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 17th September 2018, 23:20
Replies: 254
Views: 26,161
Posted By scimjim
I’ve seen the adaptor shafts but would definitely...

I’ve seen the adaptor shafts but would definitely go with the short bellhousing (I sold mine for a lot more than I paid for it!).

The change in tyre profile won’t totally hide the very low first...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 17th September 2018, 22:50
Replies: 254
Views: 26,161
Posted By scimjim
Just catching up on this great build and it’s...

Just catching up on this great build and it’s looking lovely :)

You said you just bolted the new Engine onto the existing type 9 - But the V6 needs a longer input shaft and has different ratios to...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 17th September 2018, 22:11
Replies: 1
Views: 484
Posted By scimjim
Avo had a problem a few years ago with early...

Avo had a problem a few years ago with early elongation of bushes - they gave out thousands of replacements FOC.

I’d go direct to the manufacturer and ask them?
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 17th September 2018, 22:07
Replies: 37
Views: 3,054
Posted By scimjim
I like the wide look - but being a bit more...

I like the wide look - but being a bit more performance orientated, I’d have to put the right size Wheels/tyres on - the sidewalls on those balloons will be rubbish in high speed corners.

Chassis...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 28th August 2018, 13:23
Replies: 198
Views: 51,541
Posted By scimjim
Anyone know what happened to this/Nigel?

Anyone know what happened to this/Nigel?
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 5th August 2018, 17:54
Replies: 119
Views: 13,136
Posted By scimjim
Best Post Ever :first:

Best

Post

Ever

:first:
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 5th August 2018, 17:49
Replies: 267
Views: 36,675
Posted By scimjim
Followed your build from the start, never saw the...

Followed your build from the start, never saw the car despite living in Brockworth and competing at Prescott - now I spend the weekend at the South Cerney show (as we have done for the past few...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 2nd June 2018, 21:34
Replies: 21
Views: 2,240
Posted By scimjim
With the original Ashley links with Reliant (look...

With the original Ashley links with Reliant (look up Sabra/Sabre) it’s a pity you didn’t put this on an SS1 :)
Forum: General Build Chat 9th January 2018, 16:08
Replies: 6
Views: 950
Posted By scimjim
What’s wrong with the existing cars and parts for...

What’s wrong with the existing cars and parts for sale, swap or wanted (http://www.madabout-kitcars.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=23) section?
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 3rd January 2018, 18:47
Replies: 104
Views: 12,607
Posted By scimjim
Oh damn, I was looking forward to someone who’s...

Oh damn, I was looking forward to someone who’s been involved in the kit car world for 40 years being proved correct and finding that it really “should have been subject to an IVA or at least go down...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 1st January 2018, 10:33
Replies: 136
Views: 17,615
Posted By scimjim
One of the biggest challenges with engine changes...

One of the biggest challenges with engine changes in a Scimitar GT/GTE is the suspension cross-brace - because the original Engine sits so far back. Leaving it out leads to variable camber when...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 17th December 2017, 19:27
Replies: 0
Views: 715
Posted By scimjim
Triumph straight six

A friend has a GT6 engine for sale on eBay

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Triumph-GT6-MK3-2-0-litre-Engine/222759025157?hash=item33dd78fa05:g:ymkAAOSwytJaHpH6
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 17th December 2017, 09:19
Replies: 248
Views: 33,763
Posted By scimjim
On reading the document in the link it would seem...

On reading the document in the link it would seem that it's NOT a radically altered vehicle, but is a KIT CONVERTED vehicle. It all seems very confusing, as reading the radically altered it seems a...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 16th December 2017, 17:27
Replies: 215
Views: 56,019
Posted By scimjim
Good stuff :)

Good stuff :)
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th December 2017, 17:24
Replies: 248
Views: 33,763
Posted By scimjim
It’s not “radically altered”, it’s a “kit...

It’s not “radically altered”, it’s a “kit converted vehicle” (a kit of new parts added to an existing vehicle, or old parts added to a new kit).
...
Forum: General Build Chat 14th December 2017, 14:23
Replies: 29
Views: 3,347
Posted By scimjim
Just discussing this the other day - a Scimitar...

Just discussing this the other day - a Scimitar coupe body on a Westfield SEight turned up at Curborough (at our national event) last year :)
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 11th December 2017, 13:49
Replies: 33
Views: 4,640
Posted By scimjim
Just about anything can be made to go fast and...

Just about anything can be made to go fast and handle well if you throw enough money at it. Out of the box though, it doesn’t compare (and yes, I’ve owned a few spitfires)
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 9th December 2017, 17:43
Replies: 33
Views: 4,640
Posted By scimjim
I can confirm that an RX8 box won’t fit in an SS1...

I can confirm that an RX8 box won’t fit in an SS1 chassis without surgery.
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 9th December 2017, 11:20
Replies: 33
Views: 4,640
Posted By scimjim
307 Ti SS1 built - I suspect the vast majority...

307 Ti SS1 built - I suspect the vast majority survive


I’m not sure the RX8 box would fit, the tunnel is deceptively small and moving the Engine forward is restricted by the inboard dampers...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 9th December 2017, 09:17
Replies: 33
Views: 4,640
Posted By scimjim
Ermmm......got out of bed the wrong side? I...

Ermmm......got out of bed the wrong side?

I was comparing the SS1 to the Triumph :)

And although my sprint car SS1 has a CVH and my road car SS1 has an equally flawed K series, my chosen donor...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 8th December 2017, 21:03
Replies: 33
Views: 4,640
Posted By scimjim
That’s in addition to the benefit of a galv...

That’s in addition to the benefit of a galv chassis and 100-135 BHP as standard :)
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 8th December 2017, 16:37
Replies: 33
Views: 4,640
Posted By scimjim
Prefer the proportions of the 200 Mr T but the...

Prefer the proportions of the 200 Mr T but the Maser wide mouthed frog look doesn’t work for me :)

Anything Herald/Vitesse/Spit based is out of the question for me as it needs to handle properly...
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