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Post  Wrighty79 on Wed Jun 27, 2018 7:38 pm

Hello all
I'm a new member based in Suffolk haven't had a mini or anything mini based for approx 18 years and now have a scamp . So will probably be picking your brains at some point

James

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Post  Rum Tum Tugger on Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:19 am

Welcome aboard James! Which model is your Scamp - Mk1, 2 or 3? And is it roadworthy, in need of tidying up or a bare-metal resto job? Also, if you could let us know the registration number (or PM me if you prefer), I'll see if it's on the database and add it if not.
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Post  Mk3rob on Thu Jun 28, 2018 11:32 am

Hi James
Where in Suffolk do you live
I have a Daughter in Southwold
and a Brother in Ipswich
so i am over that way quite frequently
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Post  Wrighty79 on Thu Jun 28, 2018 12:24 pm

Hi all the reg is RFK408W

Mk3rob
I'm in rendlesham

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Post  Wrighty79 on Thu Jun 28, 2018 12:26 pm

Also it's a bear chassis rebuild

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Post  Mk3rob on Thu Jun 28, 2018 12:31 pm

Of UFO fame
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Post  Wrighty79 on Thu Jun 28, 2018 12:31 pm

Lol yes that's the one .

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Post  Rum Tum Tugger on Fri Jun 29, 2018 8:30 am

Bought October 2014 by forum member Simonice for restoration, having been laid up since 1987. Car and owner both dropped off the radar the following January. Several pictures were posted under topic "Project 'Rusty'" but are no longer accessible, due I believe to Photobucket having had a major overhaul at some point.

Anyway, this is what it looked like (sorry, photo's been cropped):
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Post  Wrighty79 on Fri Jun 29, 2018 9:01 am

Cool I purchased from a Chap called Simon It was stripped in to bits currently it is being stripped back to metal some steel work is needed then to rebuild

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Post  Mk3rob on Fri Jun 29, 2018 11:58 am

Well with the square front end its deff a Mk2.

What does the V5 say for the Chassis number

Sometimes (!) there is an ally plate in the engine bay with a number on it
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Post  Wrighty79 on Fri Jun 29, 2018 12:59 pm

It's registered as a scamp and there is a chassis number on log book but nothing on the chassis

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Post  Steve G on Fri Jun 29, 2018 2:35 pm

Interesting to see this one again as it looks very similar to my one. Sometimes the chassis numbers were hand stamped somewhere easy to read as was the case with mine that had a number issued by a local DVLA office.
If you need any imperial square tube for chassis repairs I bought some from here. https://www.hublebas.co.uk/




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Post  Mrswright on Sat Jun 30, 2018 9:54 am

So exciting to see it in one piece so to speak!

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Post  Wrighty79 on Sat Jun 30, 2018 10:05 am

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Hello wifey x

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Post  Mrswright on Sat Jun 30, 2018 10:08 am

Hello husband 🤣 x

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Post  Mrswright on Sat Jun 30, 2018 11:31 am

Hello all first time scamper here Img_2010

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Post  Mk3rob on Sat Jun 30, 2018 12:43 pm

Well done Mrs
I've been trying for over 10 years
Mind you i am a dinosaur

More pics please we love them

You might want to start a rebuild thread on the Technical listing.
Just to save this one getting clogged up
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Post  Mrswright on Sat Jun 30, 2018 2:21 pm

And more chance of people seeing it! ❤️

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Hello all first time scamper here Empty Front sub farme mounts

Post  red_leader on Sun Jul 01, 2018 3:52 pm

I hope you have added some diagonals to the front subfarme mounts.
Just like a MK3
Best wishes
Chris
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Post  Rum Tum Tugger on Sun Jul 01, 2018 8:57 pm

Yes, that was the one weak spot of the Mk2s. The inrigger attached to the front subframe towers tended to flex when going over a bump, and eventually the tower tops would tear off. A little bracing won't come amiss, or a bit more if you're fitting a tuned 1440 lump:
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Hello all first time scamper here Empty Update I'm still here and getting ever closer to being on the road

Post  Wrighty79 on Sat Apr 04, 2020 6:35 pm

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Post  Mk3rob on Sat Apr 04, 2020 8:08 pm

Grrt big fire extinguisher Twisted Evil

I am thinking about having a re-wiring session on mine
as mine is ready for its MoT

All dressed up and no where to go
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Post  Wrighty79 on Sat Apr 04, 2020 9:07 pm

Fire extinguisher is gonna be the fuel tank I'm expecting a loom this week so I can crack on again

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Post  PostageScamp on Sat May 02, 2020 2:29 pm

I absolutely love it James. I'm on the hunt for a MK2 like yours. Quite jealous actually, ha. Good luck with the rebuild.

Mike

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Post  Wrighty79 on Sat May 02, 2020 4:19 pm

PostageScamp wrote:I absolutely love it James. I'm on the hunt for a MK2 like yours. Quite jealous actually, ha. Good luck with the rebuild.

Mike

It could be for sale in the near future

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