Sunbeam Rapier Owners Club
Sunbeam Rapier Owners Club
Home | Profile | Register | Active Topics | Members | Search | FAQ
Username:
Password:
Save Password
Forgot your Password?

 All Forums
 Events
 National
 Rapier 2013
 New Topic  Reply to Topic
 Printer Friendly
New posts at top
New posts at bottom
Previous Page
Author Previous Topic Topic Next Topic
Page: of 3

1922

United Kingdom
547 Posts

Posted - 25 Aug 2013 :  12:14:32  Show Profile  Visit 1922's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Did the last 50 miles of my journey home on the back of an RAC truck:



Thanks to this bearing (what's left of it):



That comes from here - the belt tensioner:



It ran dry, got hot and melted the pully - leaving this:



This left me with no alternator, no water pump and no power steering.
Fortunately there was a pub nearby

Go to Top of Page

JPSH120

United Kingdom
1035 Posts

Posted - 29 Aug 2013 :  20:05:48  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Does anyone have any photos to share from the weekend?

___________________________________________________________________________

Go to Top of Page

chazr

United Kingdom
72 Posts

Posted - 01 Sep 2013 :  20:42:03  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
we went to the rally, and it was a great weekend quite a few turned up . I have got some photos but am having problems uploading them.
Go to Top of Page

chazr

United Kingdom
72 Posts

Posted - 01 Sep 2013 :  20:51:19  Show Profile  Reply with Quote

some rapiers at the rally rapier2013 ( if they have worked )










Go to Top of Page

JPSH120

United Kingdom
1035 Posts

Posted - 02 Sep 2013 :  08:50:35  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks for sharing those, looks like there was a good turn out. Gutted I missed it but there is always next year

___________________________________________________________________________

Go to Top of Page

bigt80

United Kingdom
932 Posts

Posted - 03 Sep 2013 :  19:28:49  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Yes, thanks for those chazr. I've got a few low quality ones, but haven't downloaded them yet.
1922:sorry to see the mess on 'the beast', but no other damage I trust?
Go to Top of Page

chazr

United Kingdom
72 Posts

Posted - 04 Sep 2013 :  20:40:33  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
i've got some of the fastbacks that were there, but they were taken on a different camera and im having problems uploading them
Go to Top of Page

1922

United Kingdom
547 Posts

Posted - 06 Sep 2013 :  18:06:46  Show Profile  Visit 1922's Homepage  Reply with Quote
No further damage - not even to my wallet. It only cost 20 for a new tensioner and 20 for a new belt.

Go to Top of Page

Fastback Thomas

Belgium
423 Posts

Posted - 06 Sep 2013 :  19:47:18  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi Andy,

Been very quite indeed to my regrets...
Wanted to come but didn't get permissions from my parents as I just have my drivers license for 2 months now and they said I could drive on the left side of the road yet, not alone at least...
+ the fact I've been working all august..
BUT if You'd be organizing something next year I'd be there now matter what!!!
Hopefully in my own car but progress is too slow for my wanting... But we'll see how far we get by next year and otherwise I'll take my grand dad's white fastback!

I WILL BE THERE NEXT YEAR!!!!


quote:
Originally posted by andyb

I think it was dave I spoke to,he said he would pass on my apologies

maybe next year there will be more cars as there are a few series & fastbacks being restored at the moment

jabe 1807 and fastback Thomas have been quiet of late maybe they could be tempted to attend ;)



sometimes nothing can be a real cool hand



'68 sunbeam rapier fastback {B341006846 OD/LHO}
I like a car that looks normal but really knocks your socks off!!
Go to Top of Page
Page: of 3 Previous Topic Topic Next Topic  
Previous Page
 New Topic  Reply to Topic
 Printer Friendly
New posts at top
New posts at bottom
Jump To:
Sunbeam Rapier Owners Club © 2009 Sunbeam Rapier Owners Club Go To Top Of Page
Snitz Forums 2000