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Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion Yesterday, 17:31
Replies: 28
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Posted By lancelot link
I'll get the details for you from Big G.. A...

I'll get the details for you from Big G..

A bit more bodywork achieved on the ''Formorsa'' , re-aligned headrest and dash pod that messing about with the body had thrown out of whack ...also , the...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 16th September 2018, 08:41
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Views: 109
Posted By lancelot link
Scimitar space frame augmentation

Because the Scimitar version of the F-120GR is a car that has kind of developed along the way , the main donor for the body being the Vitesse ...I had never really jigged up for an internal frame ,...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 15th September 2018, 19:10
Replies: 95
Views: 6,333
Posted By lancelot link
Even more so when you deduct approx 10,000 for...

Even more so when you deduct approx 10,000 for decent donor , kit , wheels , tyres , parts etc. ... deduct a further 3000 + for a quality paintjob and factor in it takes about 3 months to build one...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th September 2018, 20:38
Replies: 312
Views: 25,470
Posted By lancelot link
That's coming together nicely .....would like to...

That's coming together nicely .....would like to see a few different angles...

The new Complete Kit Car magazine has a fair bit of Tribute stuff in it this month ...The new Rook stuff , a yellow...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 12th September 2018, 21:45
Replies: 28
Views: 1,189
Posted By lancelot link
Yes they did and it has been passed on ...went to...

Yes they did and it has been passed on ...went to Europe I think ...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 11th September 2018, 20:48
Replies: 95
Views: 6,333
Posted By lancelot link
Prices may be levelling a bit ..there may be...

Prices may be levelling a bit ..there may be something in that ... The Admiral's Ferrari ...a gorgeous little car well documented on the internet just sold at Auction for a little over 5 million...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 11th September 2018, 18:01
Replies: 28
Views: 1,189
Posted By lancelot link
Here's a body I converted to LHD by cutting and...

Here's a body I converted to LHD by cutting and swapping the dash and headrest around ... its a fair bit of work , about 2 days in all ...but as you can see , using gel coat as a final finish ,...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 11th September 2018, 17:52
Replies: 28
Views: 1,189
Posted By lancelot link
The car has ended up a similar width to a Jag or...

The car has ended up a similar width to a Jag or Cortina based Kougar Monza ...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 11th September 2018, 17:48
Replies: 28
Views: 1,189
Posted By lancelot link
That's exactly what you are looking at .... ...

That's exactly what you are looking at .... fibreglassed with 3 layers of 600 from behind against an aluminium strip being used as a 'mould' and then P40 'hairy filler' added to the top surface to...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 10th September 2018, 21:04
Replies: 95
Views: 6,333
Posted By lancelot link
As the general opinion tends to be Dave ...hang...

As the general opinion tends to be Dave ...hang in there ... The car is worth the money ...
The market is buoyant ..people are making money on classic recreations ... exactly why I have changed my...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 10th September 2018, 20:46
Replies: 28
Views: 1,189
Posted By lancelot link
https://preview.ibb.co/exmXep/IMG_2848.jpg...

https://preview.ibb.co/exmXep/IMG_2848.jpg (https://ibb.co/hQ6Xep)

The sides still need to be pulled in a bit and a fair old dollop of filler will be required , not so much the centre cut , but...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 9th September 2018, 22:38
Replies: 147
Views: 13,591
Posted By lancelot link
Paul ..yes ..Scimitar based as and when finances...

Paul ..yes ..Scimitar based as and when finances allow ....
Forum: Bodywork 9th September 2018, 18:42
Replies: 4
Views: 132
Posted By lancelot link
I can recommend Jeff too ...I'm not sure what his...

I can recommend Jeff too ...I'm not sure what his workload is but he is very capable ...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 9th September 2018, 12:08
Replies: 66
Views: 6,416
Posted By lancelot link
Car went to the paint shop a few days ago ...when...

Car went to the paint shop a few days ago ...when Dave has made a bit of progress I will update the thread with some pictures ...

Car is going to be primed , left to sit for a few days and get...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 8th September 2018, 18:19
Replies: 11
Views: 235
Posted By lancelot link
Turnkey price is as per Graham's car number 64...

Turnkey price is as per Graham's car number 64 Spec ..... 25,000
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 8th September 2018, 18:00
Replies: 28
Views: 1,189
Posted By lancelot link
https://preview.ibb.co/d7pbZp/20180908_155331.jpg...

https://preview.ibb.co/d7pbZp/20180908_155331.jpg (https://ibb.co/nFezn9)
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 8th September 2018, 08:22
Replies: 11
Views: 235
Posted By lancelot link
Alex Lucky@LeMans Paul L ...

Alex

Lucky@LeMans

Paul L



molleur
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 8th September 2018, 06:43
Replies: 28
Views: 1,189
Posted By lancelot link
Yes Paul ...I started the work yesterday , right...

Yes Paul ...I started the work yesterday , right pain to do on my own ( I don't have a ''Paul'' like Ed China )...took a few hours to get it all set up and clamped and bolted in place , but managed...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 7th September 2018, 20:58
Replies: 11
Views: 235
Posted By lancelot link
Not at the moment ...need to revise it and put it...

Not at the moment ...need to revise it and put it back up ...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 7th September 2018, 19:28
Replies: 11
Views: 235
Posted By lancelot link
TURNKEY FORMOSA's

I have decided to change the way I deal with Turnkey builds.

I will still build and sell completed cars , but third party turnkey builds will no longer be offered in the way they have been.

...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 7th September 2018, 19:12
Replies: 95
Views: 6,333
Posted By lancelot link
A car that Mike at Miglia started for the German...

A car that Mike at Miglia started for the German customer he built the first Miglia for ...Mike never completed it and refunded the German guy selling the car to a local guy in Swanage ...he did very...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 6th September 2018, 05:57
Replies: 127
Views: 12,882
Posted By lancelot link
https://preview.ibb.co/mXShje/fffffffff.jpg...

https://preview.ibb.co/mXShje/fffffffff.jpg (https://ibb.co/hQXtqK)
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 5th September 2018, 18:46
Replies: 28
Views: 1,189
Posted By lancelot link
Exactly why the car is set up to take 5.5 maximum...

Exactly why the car is set up to take 5.5 maximum ...I have another one on the go for a customer , his is on 16 x 5's and that's wide enough on a Scim car for me ..
If Geoff had started with a...
Forum: General Build Chat 5th September 2018, 18:32
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By lancelot link
I don't think they have taken over as such...

I don't think they have taken over as such ...They have been handed the opportunity to step on where Nubodi have stepped off ... My understanding is they have a trade supply or agent deal with Chris...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 4th September 2018, 22:09
Replies: 28
Views: 1,189
Posted By lancelot link
Geoff has supplied some centre laced 7.5 x 15...

Geoff has supplied some centre laced 7.5 x 15 wires with 235/60 fronts and 245/60 rears for the car ...They look fantastic but are hugely wider than the car ... I am attacking the task from two...
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