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1978 Reliant Scimitar GTE SE6a - SOLD SOLD

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  • £5,995 As stated
  • 1978
  • Dudley
Not for sale - it has been sold via a Car and Classic Free Ad
Ad Type For Sale
Category Classic Cars
Make Reliant
Model Scimitar
Year 1978
Mileage 80,000 miles
Country UK
Region West Midlands
Town Dudley
Status Private
Ref C1210416
Here is my 1978 Reliant Scimitar SE6a.

It has the Essex 3.0 V6 engine, 4 speed manual gearbox (with overdrive).

Owned for the last 13 years, I have replaced and refurbished may components – documented on the RSSOC site here - - details above

The car was registered new on 1st Aug 1978, whereupon it wore a private plate of ‘1 AUG’.

It has spent time in Leeds, Plymouth, Tamworth and now Dudley. I purchased the car locally in June 2007, and here’s some of the work carried out during my ownership…

• Engine and cooling system
o New carburettor (Weber DGMS)
o Alloy timing wheel
o Aldon Ignitor Electronic ignition
o New distributor (New old stock, v rare)
o New fuel pump
o Braided stainless oil pressure pipe
o Front crank seal
o Engine / Gearbox mounts
o New clutch master and slave cylinders
o New Gearbox Oil Seals
o Engine bay repaint
o Full cooling system overhaul, including the following...
o Radiator re-core,
o Water pump,
o Uprated fan
o Stainless pipes / silicone hoses throughout
o Heater Matrix replacement
o Polished Aluminium ‘Rewpot’ coolant tank
o Set up on a rolling Road at Hi-Tech performance, Kidderminster – carb and timing adjustment.
o Recent Oil / Filter change

• Rear Axle
o New rear trailing arm brackets
o Poly-bushes
o Oil seals and gaskets
o Wheel bearings

• Brakes
o Goodridge Stainless hoses all round
o Calipers refurbished by Bigg Red
o All new internals on rear drums
o New brake master, slave cylinders and compensator valve
o New Handbrake cable, pulley, brackets

• Front Suspension / Steering
o Fully rebuilt with poly-bushes, new fulcrums, trunnions, track rod ends, drop links and ball joints,
o AVO fully adjustable shocks and springs
o Steering rack rebuilt by Mark Wilson, new steering column bushes
o Wheel bearings replaced

• Body
o Rear hatch seals
o Front door frames replaced
o Engine bay painted
o Stainless steel fuel tank

• Electrical
o Rear light earths
o Engine bay wiring tidied
o Starter motor wiring replaced
o Overdrive wiring replaced
o Headlight wiring overhauled
o Alternator replaced
o New earth straps everywhere
o Lucas Square 8 driving lamps (with covers)

• Interior
o Dashboard refurbish with chrome gauge bezels
o Moto-Lita steering wheel
o Kenwood radio / CD player / discreet IPOD connector
o Upgraded Pioneer speakers

• Wheels
o 7 x 14 Wolfrace wheels (rare)
o Vredestein tyres,
o Bill Brighton stainless wheel nuts.

Although the car is taxed and insured all year round, it only goes out in the dry.

Tax and MOT exempt (although I do have it MOT'd for my own peace of mind, and it is currently MOT'd until 19th June)

Thanks for reading.
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