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by Ray-s
Sun Nov 28, 2021 11:21
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Auction house in Newcastle upon Tyne
Replies: 1
Views: 87

Re: Auction house in Newcastle upon Tyne

Looks nice like the leather interior :mrgreen: ..
Be interesting to see what it goes for...
by Ray-s
Sat Nov 27, 2021 09:32
Forum: Spotted/New Owners
Topic: ‘84 Excel
Replies: 9
Views: 247

Re: ‘84 Excel

Hi Keith welcome to the forum car looks good, I like the Iron cross wheels...
by Ray-s
Wed Nov 24, 2021 20:35
Forum: General
Topic: New member - new owner
Replies: 25
Views: 502

Re: New member - new owner

Hi Oi I payed £550 for a front end respray but most of my Lacquer peel was on the front and a small amount on the roof. When I got the car back I was more than pleased I knew where he had sprayed to and had blown in on the doors but could not find it and he had done all the decals which I had left i...
by Ray-s
Tue Nov 23, 2021 10:48
Forum: General
Topic: New member - new owner
Replies: 25
Views: 502

Re: New member - new owner

Oi Hi and welcome look forward to progress report and photos of car ..I took the easy way out with the lacquer and took it to spray shop in Grantham but front end needed respray anyway ....
by Ray-s
Sat Nov 20, 2021 17:20
Forum: Engine and Gearbox
Topic: radiator fans..
Replies: 10
Views: 320

Re: radiator fans..

Hi Bash I had overheating problem with my TVR S1 but it was ducted, got round it by fitting fan with more blades out of a Renault Laguna ..
http://tvrserenity.blogspot.co.uk/
by Ray-s
Sat Nov 20, 2021 17:04
Forum: General
Topic: New Member
Replies: 14
Views: 419

Re: New Member

Welcome to the forum David ,you can't go wrong with an Excel but there's not a lot out there for sale good luck..
by Ray-s
Thu Oct 28, 2021 19:29
Forum: Engine and Gearbox
Topic: Making a new airbox accelerator cable bracket
Replies: 7
Views: 319

Re: Making a new airbox accelerator cable bracket

Yes got one on mine as doc said it's to stop the cable flexing about 8)
by Ray-s
Wed Oct 27, 2021 19:54
Forum: Bodywork, Fitments, Interior and Trim
Topic: Headlining done
Replies: 7
Views: 405

Re: Headlining done

Yes nice job and not a bad price..Cost me £40 to get my visors done did the rest myself mucky job old dried glue all over **** :!: .
by Ray-s
Tue Oct 19, 2021 11:29
Forum: Spotted/New Owners
Topic: OMG - what have I done - lol
Replies: 8
Views: 778

Re: OMG - what have I done - lol

Welcome to the forum nice looking car like the colour :) .. Good luck with all the jobs..
by Ray-s
Thu Aug 12, 2021 07:55
Forum: Bodywork, Fitments, Interior and Trim
Topic: Headlining fitters
Replies: 13
Views: 979

Re: Headlining fitters

Agree with replies done mine twice now, first time was bad, dust and glue everywhere ..Second a breeze it's not a hard job as for visors, very fiddly, I asked round and found a local seamstress who did a cracking job on them cost me £35 worth every penny...
by Ray-s
Sun Aug 01, 2021 11:19
Forum: Bodywork, Fitments, Interior and Trim
Topic: Excel bonnet opening tricks??
Replies: 4
Views: 469

Re: Excel bonnet opening tricks??

:shock: Wow you've got some work on there good luck with it...Ray
by Ray-s
Fri Jul 23, 2021 13:20
Forum: General
Topic: Clutch ?
Replies: 2
Views: 363

Re: Clutch ?

Thanks Andy it's just the friction plate found one close but like you say needs some work on a lathe.
by Ray-s
Wed Jul 21, 2021 10:34
Forum: General
Topic: Clutch ?
Replies: 2
Views: 363

Clutch ?

:( Doh need new clutch plate what fits? any advice ..Ta
by Ray-s
Mon Jul 19, 2021 12:36
Forum: Spotted/New Owners
Topic: New Excel owner in the US.
Replies: 16
Views: 1466

Re: New Excel owner in the US.

Welcome to the forum, love the Trans and the lotus looks good too, right colour :) .
Any lacquer peel on the Lotus ? common fault , should imagine it gets a bit warm over there mind you at the minute we are getting left overs from your heat wave 8) ...
by Ray-s
Thu Jun 17, 2021 07:53
Forum: General
Topic: excel newbie
Replies: 32
Views: 2298

Re: excel newbie

Hi Ric and welcome to the forum as said snaps would be good .... :D