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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 24th August 2019, 09:43
Replies: 223
Views: 18,188
Posted By Colin HD
Sorry Paul, was not my intention to bring you...

Sorry Paul, was not my intention to bring you into this debate and appreciate your support of my build.:wave:

Was just trying to show that we/people tend to focus on what we see as outside of the...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 23rd August 2019, 08:21
Replies: 223
Views: 18,188
Posted By Colin HD
Oh well, guess I'm currently a Law Breaker and...

Oh well, guess I'm currently a Law Breaker and will have to fit a couple of lights. Not the end of the world!!
Will probably make them removable, because photos would look better without them.

Do...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 22nd August 2019, 14:25
Replies: 223
Views: 18,188
Posted By Colin HD
No, quite the opposite, I encourage healthy...

No, quite the opposite, I encourage healthy debate and will not tolerate resorting to name calling.

It is good that we discuss the rules and Laws!

Maybe I've got it all wrong in my...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 22nd August 2019, 14:09
Replies: 223
Views: 18,188
Posted By Colin HD
I'm not trying to be a smartarse, dickhead or...

I'm not trying to be a smartarse, dickhead or whatever and have no intention of breaking rules & Laws.

We see a car without headlights and its not 'normal' so we instinctively assume it is illegal.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 22nd August 2019, 13:46
Replies: 223
Views: 18,188
Posted By Colin HD
I guess we’ll just have to agree to disagree, but...

I guess we’ll just have to agree to disagree, but as far as I read it:

As per the MOT testers Manual:
4.1.1 Presence, condition & operation
‘Mandatory headlamps’ are a matched pair of main beam...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 21st August 2019, 20:33
Replies: 223
Views: 18,188
Posted By Colin HD
Hey thanks Paul, gets great reactions, some just...

Hey thanks Paul, gets great reactions, some just don't know what to make of it, others want to know what 'kit' it is and every now & then some know the Roth connection.

Out of respect to the...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 21st August 2019, 13:20
Replies: 223
Views: 18,188
Posted By Colin HD
Unfortunately, I guess a lot of it comes down to...

Unfortunately, I guess a lot of it comes down to personal risk assessment, as in what someone sees as a risk, either to themselves or others: health, wallet & liberty.

Example: I can tack weld...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 21st August 2019, 12:51
Replies: 223
Views: 18,188
Posted By Colin HD
Oi Red! You saying my car is dangerous!!!???!!!...

Oi Red!
You saying my car is dangerous!!!???!!!



Just kidding!!!
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 21st August 2019, 11:15
Replies: 223
Views: 18,188
Posted By Colin HD
http://www.madabout-kitcars.com/forum/attachment.p...

http://www.madabout-kitcars.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=6322&stc=1&d=1566382515

This is the way I see it as a 'daytime MOT'
Not really sure its 'breaking the rules' just using a...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 21st August 2019, 09:46
Replies: 223
Views: 18,188
Posted By Colin HD
http://www.madabout-kitcars.com/forum/attachment.p...

http://www.madabout-kitcars.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=6321&stc=1&d=1566382785
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 21st August 2019, 09:43
Replies: 223
Views: 18,188
Posted By Colin HD
I have no intention to break rules/law, but the...

I have no intention to break rules/law, but the daytime MOT exists!

As for the open wheels, I take onboard the country lane scenario.
To date, I am aware of at least four Court cases where these...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 21st August 2019, 09:37
Replies: 223
Views: 18,188
Posted By Colin HD
unofficially call the Daytime MOT: Under the...

unofficially call the Daytime MOT:

Under the section 1.1 of the class 3,4,5 and 7 mots (which are cars/vans) titled "Front and Rear Position lamps and Registration Plate Lamps"

This inspection...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 20th August 2019, 14:24
Replies: 223
Views: 18,188
Posted By Colin HD
And to comply with this, my front 'lights' (Lucas...

And to comply with this, my front 'lights' (Lucas Flamethrower fog lights) have:

NO bulbs in them
NO wiring going to them
NO Switch
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 20th August 2019, 13:50
Replies: 223
Views: 18,188
Posted By Colin HD
Stole this from the NSRA website: C&U: The C&U...

Stole this from the NSRA website:
C&U: The C&U regulations are open to interpretation, as they refer to creating spray or kicking up mud in wet conditions.
Some choose to interpret that as...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 20th August 2019, 12:11
Replies: 223
Views: 18,188
Posted By Colin HD
My removable guards are in the passengers...

My removable guards are in the passengers footwall and as long as I'm home by bedtime, lights are not required.

Said it before, just as a Chatterham 7, VW Split screen or early Austin, I can drive...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 20th August 2019, 08:01
Replies: 223
Views: 18,188
Posted By Colin HD
Fantastic drive from Weston Super Mud to Shelsley...

Fantastic drive from Weston Super Mud to Shelsley Walsh for the RR Gathering.
Really enjoyed a quick blast up the hill!...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 31st July 2019, 21:38
Replies: 223
Views: 18,188
Posted By Colin HD
Agreed, I believe whatever you do, above all it...

Agreed, I believe whatever you do, above all it needs to be safe and an MOT is a good way to ensure that.

If I'm honest Agent Thor owes me around 5k, plus a whole bunch of time.
I have tried me...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 30th July 2019, 20:45
Replies: 223
Views: 18,188
Posted By Colin HD
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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 30th July 2019, 20:06
Replies: 223
Views: 18,188
Posted By Colin HD
As with a lot of things, you would think so, but...

As with a lot of things, you would think so, but the Historic Vehicle - MOT exempt, make no mention or concern of the body (chassis cars only) the 'substantial changes' are linked to:
Chassis
Axles...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 30th July 2019, 11:12
Replies: 223
Views: 18,188
Posted By Colin HD
Cheers Guys!!! It is a little bonkers. ...

Cheers Guys!!!
It is a little bonkers.

There's a Manual for the MOT!!??!!
Wish you had told me!

Actually passed quite easily:
Was tested without the bubble, so no wipers, demisters. plus I...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 30th July 2019, 07:30
Replies: 223
Views: 18,188
Posted By Colin HD
Very happy with its first real outing, won Best...

Very happy with its first real outing, won Best Custom at BugJam.
http://www.madabout-kitcars.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=6249&stc=1&d=1564468044
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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 8th July 2019, 07:44
Replies: 223
Views: 18,188
Posted By Colin HD
All I wanted was a one-off body, never done the...

All I wanted was a one-off body, never done the whole multiple moulds thing.

I guess you would need more care to prevent movement/flex in the original buck, to ensure consistency.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 8th July 2019, 07:40
Replies: 223
Views: 18,188
Posted By Colin HD
Casting Plaster - 20 bag Bonding Plaster - 6...

Casting Plaster - 20 bag
Bonding Plaster - 6 bag

I used the bonding/vermiculite at abound 1" thick over sheets of polystyrene, with no issues.

As long as the resin doesn't touch the...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 8th July 2019, 07:35
Replies: 223
Views: 18,188
Posted By Colin HD
Hi Guys, I used normal multifinish wall...

Hi Guys,
I used normal multifinish wall plaster, left over from repairing a kitchen wall.
Changed to a bag of 'bonding' later, as it bulks up better.
The plaster is mixed with vermiculite...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 1st July 2019, 07:55
Replies: 447
Views: 53,419
Posted By Colin HD
That smartens the interior up nicely. Will be...

That smartens the interior up nicely.
Will be interesting to see if you get any 'drumming' from the panels.
Shouldn't do, as you appear to have sufficient screws.
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