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The Street Barrow Bury St Edmunds Suffolk

IP29 5AP

1978 RELIANT SCIMITAR GTE 6 with O/D - much restoration done For Sale

A SE6 Scimitar that has a huge history and much recent expenditure

Previous History:

• Jan 78 - Hoses
• Dec 80 – New Propshaft
• Nov 83 - Alternator
• Dec 83 – Manifold, Exhaust
• May 84 – Drive belts, electric rad fan, brakes, bushes
• Aug 84 – Radiator
• Feb 85 – Reconditioned Rear Axel
• April 85 - Exhaust
• April 86 – Rear Exhaust
• Feb 87 – Clutch and Rebuild Gearbox
• Mar 87 – Propshaft bearings, Spotlights, Carb and electrics
• May 87 – Springs
• Jul 87 – Window reg and stay
• April 89 – Brake pipes, pads, cylinder, shoes, drums
• May 89 – Backplate
• Aug 89 – New petrol tank
• Oct 89 – Chassis brackets, Wishbone
• Nov 89 – Petrol pump, new head restraints
• Oct 89- Manual Choke conversion
• May 90 – uprated springs, shocks & belts
• July 90 – Bushes wheel and steering
• Aug 90 – Head and Rocker Gaskes
• Sep 90 – Radiator
• Feb 91 – New heated rear window
• April 91 – Rear shocks
• May 91 – Brake Cylinder, Linkage & Cantilever assy
• Oct 96 - Battery
• July 97 – Hose kit
• Mar 97 – Track Rod end
• July 98- Rear shock
• Sept 98 – 2 tyres
• Nov 98 – New steering rack, brake pipes, petrol pump
• Mar 99 – Leads, Vacuum Servo
• Nov 2000 - Clutch
• Feb 2002 – Spring, Shim camber
• May 2002 – Head Gasket
• June 2006 - Bushes
• Sept 2006 – Clutch Slave Cylinder
• Jan 2007 - Bushes
• June 2007 – Uprated springs
• July 2007 – Ball joints
• July 2009 – Distributor and wheel cylinder
• 2011-2013 – various small bills
• Aug 2014 – Hose heater
• Nov 2014 – Overdrive service
• June 2015 – Voltage stabiliser
• Sept 2015- Carb service
• June 2016 – Track rod ends and tracking
• July 2012 – Fuel Pipe, Electric Fuel Pump
• Sept 2015 – Carb rebuild

51000 Miles (1980) – Engine rebuild by Powersure Engineers
87170 Miles – Full Service

Recent recommisioning work:

Partial Respray
New Carpets
Recondtion wheels

Strip and remove front suspension and brakes. Clean and paint all parts, re-assemble with new wheel bearings, brake discs, complete
front Poly bush kit, new brake flexi pipes, rear axle flexi pipe. Remake front Right brake line, bleed brakes and adjust rear drums and

Refit steering rack with new PAS pipes and new steering column UJ. Refit radiator and other parts removed for access.

Refit driver's door mirror and interior door card, change rear side window rubbers, refit wipers. Change front headlight bowls. Trace and Repair corroded wiring for front lights, rear lights, diagnose and change faulty indicator relay. Repair bad earths/ corroded connections to gauges behind dashboard. Repair oil pressure gauge feed line. Change wheel box for rear wiper and fit new wiper arm.

Remove complete exhaust system. Remove LH exhaust manifold. Strip engine and remove LH cylinder head to drill out snapped manifold studs. Re-fit cylinder head, re-assemble engine, set valve clearances. Fit exhaust Manifold with new gaskets, refit exhaust system with new clamps and mounting rubbers. Replace broken engine mounts.

Strip, clean and rebuild Carb. Fit new fuel pump. Fit new spark plugs, distributor cap, rotor arm, points and condenser. Strip dash, remove centre console, change choke cable, reassemble interior. Setup choke and throttle linkages, start engine, reset ignition timing and carb setup. Run up to temperature, check all gauges and electrical systems. Set wheel alignment. Road test.

Lower gearbox and remove gear selector mechanism, rebuild mechanism, refit and adjust. Trace wiring and repair faulty hazard light switch. Remove steering column cowl and repair intermittent screen wash. Clean connections and repair intermittent rear lights.

Parts for above:

Reconditioned steering rack
Front polybush kit
Front brake discs
Front brake pad set
Brake pipe flexi set
Brake pad fitting kit
Rocker covergaskets
Inlet manifold gasket
Exhaust manifold gaskets 1
Distributor cap
Spark plugs
Points set
Carb rebuild kit
Fuel pump
Exhaust mount kit
Rotor arm
Exhaust manifold clamps
Steering column uj
LH lower trunnion
Trunnion bush kit
Track rod ends
PAS High pressure hose
PAS return hose
Rear quarter window seal
Engine mount
Gear selector housing
Gear selector bush kit
Rear wiper arm
Rear wiper wheel box
Indicator flasher relay
Front headlight bowl
Front main beam bowl
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