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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 20th April 2021, 19:56
Replies: 513
Views: 214,616
Posted By peterux
Yes, there are even video's showing that...

Yes, there are even video's showing that technique on YouTube but I decided the blow lamp was a safer option. :eyebrows:
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 20th April 2021, 13:35
Replies: 513
Views: 214,616
Posted By peterux
This is the guy that gave me the inspiration and...

This is the guy that gave me the inspiration and the confidence to have a go but there are lots of other 'how to' videos available.
https://youtu.be/kTM8Xy4HYAI
He uses a bit of broken tape measure...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 19th April 2021, 20:40
Replies: 513
Views: 214,616
Posted By peterux
Windscreen recovery

The original windscreen fitted to my Sabre was BSI marked but not E-43R marked as now required for the IVA test. I'd removed the old windscreen when I first stripped the car down and purchased a new...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 17th April 2021, 21:26
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By peterux
Nice work, Patrick. Your injector refurb is...

Nice work, Patrick.
Your injector refurb is really interesting as I had no idea you could get the parts to do your own rebuilds. Very useful to know.
thanks, Peter
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 11th April 2021, 19:10
Replies: 513
Views: 214,616
Posted By peterux
This week I've finished off the dashboard...

This week I've finished off the dashboard surround by fitting a new pair of chrome plated vents. Amazingly these are still available after 27 years!
...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 10th April 2021, 17:09
Replies: 2
Views: 3,098
Posted By peterux
Possibly sold?

https://www.totalkitcar.com/2021/04/01/marlin-sold-brilliant-avatar-project-still-up-for-grabs/
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 3rd April 2021, 19:29
Replies: 513
Views: 214,616
Posted By peterux
Thanks for the feedback, Robin and Patrick. ...

Thanks for the feedback, Robin and Patrick.
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This week I've finished covering the dashboard surround so I've PU glued the demister pipes back...
Forum: General Build Chat 1st April 2021, 20:05
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By peterux
Thanks for your feedback. I'd not heard of that...

Thanks for your feedback. I'd not heard of that stuff before but, on the whole, it seems to get lots of good reviews.
Forum: General Build Chat 28th March 2021, 17:52
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By peterux
Windscreen sealant

I need to bond my laminated windscreen to my Sabre's GRP windscreen surround.
What make sealant do folks recommend?

Also, the surround is painted so do I need to prep this in anyway?
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 27th March 2021, 09:01
Replies: 513
Views: 214,616
Posted By peterux
So this week I've made some more progress on the...

So this week I've made some more progress on the dashboard surround.........

First I made a paper template, not wishing to mess up a large length of vinyl.
...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 24th March 2021, 14:03
Replies: 66
Views: 3,299
Posted By peterux
Nice work, Robin. That will look so much better...

Nice work, Robin. That will look so much better and make it easier getting in and out.
Are you going for the nice curved top to rest your arm on?
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 24th March 2021, 14:00
Replies: 513
Views: 214,616
Posted By peterux
Yes, of course , you are right but on the Sabre...

Yes, of course , you are right but on the Sabre all this gubbins is covered by a trim panel.
But thanks for your thought :smile:
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 22nd March 2021, 18:33
Replies: 513
Views: 214,616
Posted By peterux
Skipping back a couple of weeks, Paul made this...

Skipping back a couple of weeks, Paul made this comment about my upper seatbelt mounting point..........

I've had a look at Paul's suggestion but I don't think it would add much strength because...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 13th March 2021, 19:41
Replies: 513
Views: 214,616
Posted By peterux
I've done some more work on the dash surround...

I've done some more work on the dash surround this week....
First, I sprayed three coats of satin black paint to finish off the glovebox.
...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 12th March 2021, 19:16
Replies: 66
Views: 3,299
Posted By peterux
Hi Robin, I think the catches your looking for...

Hi Robin,
I think the catches your looking for are like these...
https://live.staticflickr.com/206/474909949_d9f31fc54f_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/HY3bz)Door lock fitting (https://flic.kr/p/HY3bz) by...
Forum: General chatter 11th March 2021, 21:54
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By peterux
Motoring nostalgia

I had a good laugh watching this tonight.......

https://youtu.be/1UIeMf47ViM

:icon_smile::icon_smile::icon_smile:
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 6th March 2021, 19:24
Replies: 513
Views: 214,616
Posted By peterux
Dash surround........

I'm not finished with the seatbelt mountings, but happy that I now have a solution I have moved on to the Dashboard Surround.
This is something that I've been putting off for a long time whilst...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 6th March 2021, 18:59
Replies: 66
Views: 3,299
Posted By peterux
:icon_lol::icon_lol::icon_lol:

:icon_lol::icon_lol::icon_lol:
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 6th March 2021, 11:12
Replies: 17
Views: 1,774
Posted By peterux
M3 Sportster just listed on ebay ...

M3 Sportster just listed on ebay

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2017-Marlin-Sportster-Kit-Car/164742951192?hash=item265b71f118:g:NKkAAOSwVL5gQpDx
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th March 2021, 09:26
Replies: 23
Views: 3,090
Posted By peterux
According to Steve Holes weekly blog, part of...

According to Steve Holes weekly blog, part of site is being used as a vaccination centre so that could make things a bit complicated .
But maybe late August bank holiday weekend could be a...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 5th March 2021, 18:53
Replies: 66
Views: 3,299
Posted By peterux
Well done getting that in your shed!! I find...

Well done getting that in your shed!!
I find Hammerite Rust Remover Gel works very well and you can get it in Halfords. Sometimes it needs a couple of goes and it may not get into every small...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 2nd March 2021, 20:52
Replies: 513
Views: 214,616
Posted By peterux
Hi Paul, many thanks for your feedback and the...

Hi Paul,
many thanks for your feedback and the BIVA link. I haven't read the whole thread yet (25 pages!!) but the description of the IVA test and failure points are always good learning points....
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th February 2021, 19:46
Replies: 23
Views: 3,090
Posted By peterux
I think they tried to run it in August last year...

I think they tried to run it in August last year but weren't allowed.
Perhaps they will try the same dates this year?
We should be Okay by then......:hail::hail::hail:
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 27th February 2021, 19:15
Replies: 513
Views: 214,616
Posted By peterux
Belted up.............

Thanks Amir and Mr. Towed.
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This week I've addressed a long standing issue that I've been aware off ever since I first got my Sabre.
As I...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 25th February 2021, 22:22
Replies: 66
Views: 3,299
Posted By peterux
Looks like an excellent solution. It may be the...

Looks like an excellent solution. It may be the camera angle but it looks like an unusually shallow reservoir, presumably to clear the tr6 bonnet?
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