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Scorpion/Scimitar Restoration in New Zealand

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On ‎9‎/‎9‎/‎2018 at 6:35 PM, Andrew Rowe said:

Hi Phil, thought I might have some of those, were you after the triangle plate and the plastic arm holder as well?

Cheers Andrew.

Hi Andrew,  Yes the triangle plate thingy.SAM_2010.thumb.JPG.12aa7d32a8396775c28997530bb6d667.JPG

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Work continues having just finished and refitted the radiator trunnion blocks along with nice new seals.SAM_3353.thumb.JPG.ec4a638d5a6cf1362c72948b485aeed5.JPG

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Recently arrived a nice package from the UK with some spares and the instrument panel I have been needing.  An early Xmas.  Just a few other bits I am waiting for and I will be able to finish off the brakes and firewall assembly.SAM_3458.thumb.JPG.aba3ab29c1926335e731b15e4971275b.JPG

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I spy early type rubber tyred rear idlers... I hope they hold up as theyre not as easy to replace as road wheels!

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8 hours ago, Grasshopper said:

I spy early type rubber tyred rear idlers... I hope they hold up as theyre not as easy to replace as road wheels!

Yes, that's what are on currently and these are some spares just in case.  Don't expect to be doing high mileage or at fast speeds but will obviously need to keep and eye on them.  Perhaps in the future when we are up and running we will get the later type.

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On 10/9/2018 at 12:51 PM, Grasshopper said:

I spy early type rubber tyred rear idlers... I hope they hold up as theyre not as easy to replace as road wheels!

stick with the rubber ones-they give a much smoother and quieter drive!

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