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The resurrection of Pea - brainstorming session :-)

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Post  Steve G on Thu Aug 21, 2014 10:39 pm

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Post  nhazelwood on Fri Aug 22, 2014 12:34 am

With regard to the exhaust downpipe....

This is what Walle looked like when i did the original engine swap (standard mk2 nose length), i had to cut the lower RHS to clear the downpipe & if i remember correctly the front edge of the gearbox (where it mounts to the block) had to be tweaked...cough hacksaw & grinder cough !

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Now i'm 60mm further forward with the front end....

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Post  TRR Motorsport on Mon Aug 25, 2014 9:41 pm

That's a great photo of the front of Walle demonstrating how it all fits in. I'll have to have a good close look at how it's currently fitted into the mini clubman in question.

Though after the weekend I'm kinda thinking that I'm letting the side down if I don't keep Pea A-Series. After all, the legend that is Pea is A-Series, runs to the butty van and all ;-)
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Post  TRR Motorsport on Fri Sep 12, 2014 8:53 pm

Don't worry, Pea is going to stay A-series.  Definitely a supercharged one at that. 

I stood looking at her tonight looking so sorry for herself in the corner of the garage. I made a deal with her, as soon as the workshop ceiling has been skimmed and painted she's going to be stripped ready for the build.
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Post  Martin & Nettie on Fri Sep 12, 2014 9:28 pm

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Early Pea Laughing
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Post  TRR Motorsport on Fri Sep 12, 2014 10:57 pm

Way cool Martin. That was the old girl when she had the low compression 998 van engine. 37 bhp if I remember :-/
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Post  Steve G on Fri Sep 12, 2014 11:55 pm

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Post  nhazelwood on Sun Sep 14, 2014 12:29 am

GULF........COLOURS.......

My 2p's worth....

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Post  TRR Motorsport on Sun Sep 14, 2014 8:31 am

Gulf colours always! :-)
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Post  NG Guy on Sun Sep 14, 2014 11:22 am

Yea, Pea Green is sooo yesterday; what was it about green in the early Scamp days!

I had a dark green Mk2, there was "Kermit" of course and I am sure a few other Scamps we green/olive as well.

The only thing that comes to mind is that all BMC Mokes were a dark green at first the "Snowberry White" came later with the MK2 Moke.

Gulf Blue for "Pea" Definitely!!
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Post  SUMB on Sun Sep 14, 2014 11:32 am

Kermit was red though getmecoat
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Post  NG Guy on Sun Sep 14, 2014 11:41 am

Later in life yes; but WAS Green in the 80's. I did say Early Scamp years LOL!!

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Post  Steve G on Sun Sep 14, 2014 12:32 pm

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Post  SUMB on Sun Sep 14, 2014 5:31 pm

Must have been just before my start with the SOC then - Only ever remember Kermit being red and in the ownership of Peter Hill
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Post  Martin & Nettie on Sun Sep 14, 2014 10:20 pm

The clue is in the name i.e. Kermit the frog is green not red Laughing
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Post  SUMB on Sun Sep 14, 2014 10:26 pm

But he had Frog Eyes Martin - I always took that to be the reason for his name
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Post  NG Guy on Wed Sep 17, 2014 3:42 pm

Peter Hill(s) was the owner of Kermit no doubt about that, and from about 1989 Kermit was painted red - have any of the older SOC members got a picture of a Green Kermit; the Scamp (xxx KxP) rather than the well known frog puppet.

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Post  TRR Motorsport on Sun Sep 21, 2014 9:55 pm

Well, not sure if you could call it a start but I did pump the tyres up on Pea today. Go me! :-)
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Post  Mk3rob on Sun Sep 21, 2014 10:00 pm

Yeah, but will they still be up tomorrow Evil or Very Mad
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Post  Martin & Nettie on Mon Sep 22, 2014 12:56 pm

Tomorrow, tomorrow, tomorrow is only a day away - sorry got carried away there well done James keep at it Cool
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Post  TRR Motorsport on Tue Oct 28, 2014 10:12 pm

Started striping off the panels tonight. My brain is in overdrive now with ways to cut the chassis weight down to compensate for the new cage. I've also had an idea for the exhaust tunnel that should be a neater solution to the current set up. It'll still be side mounted but in a better duct.

I'm getting really excited about getting the old girl back on the road :-D
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Post  TRR Motorsport on Thu Oct 30, 2014 9:43 pm

It'll be blue book spec in so much as the rear part of cage and it's mounting points. The front will comprise of x brace door bars but no front cage so to speak of. I'll get the tubes bent up and then I'll (hopefully) TIG it into place.
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Post  wezgit daan saaf on Wed Nov 05, 2014 9:32 pm

Is Pea going to have the Ultima carbon fibre undertray James?
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