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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds Yesterday, 19:48
Replies: 424
Views: 165,469
Posted By peterux
Body Building....

No, I haven't been to the gym but I have started to assemble the Sabre's body panels.

But first, I had some housekeeping jobs to do. One was to make the engine air intake hose fixing permanent. ...
Forum: General Build Chat 9th December 2019, 10:37
Replies: 5
Views: 161
Posted By peterux
Ditto the above. Also replace the thermostat,...

Ditto the above.
Also replace the thermostat, as they can stick, and the aux drive belt as they're cheap.
On my engine that was laid up for 5 years I took the cam cover off and smothered the...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 1st December 2019, 21:14
Replies: 424
Views: 165,469
Posted By peterux
Misc updates

So this week I finished refurbishing my other S/H steering rack and I have re-fitted it and reconnected the hydraulics. So far so good and no leaks but time will tell if it's OK.

I've also fixed...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 24th November 2019, 20:02
Replies: 424
Views: 165,469
Posted By peterux
Thanks again to Jack and Paul for your kind...

Thanks again to Jack and Paul for your kind comments.

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This week I have been making permanent the bypasses to the external HP fuel pump...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 15th November 2019, 19:19
Replies: 424
Views: 165,469
Posted By peterux
Bling bling..........

After years of being stored outside, the Sabre's front quarter bumpers and light plinths had gone rusty so I have had them stripped and re-chromed.
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Forum: General Build Chat 13th November 2019, 12:00
Replies: 23
Views: 610
Posted By peterux
I think the point people may be overlooking is...

I think the point people may be overlooking is that it will probably fail the IVA test due to cutting the monoquoc structure. It's now only worth the value of GRP body. And unlike the BMW z3...
Forum: General Build Chat 12th November 2019, 19:53
Replies: 23
Views: 610
Posted By peterux
It's idiots like this that give our hobby a bad...

It's idiots like this that give our hobby a bad name.:tsk::tsk:
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 10th November 2019, 18:11
Replies: 424
Views: 165,469
Posted By peterux
Noisy Fuel Pump - fixed!

Thanks Jack and Robin.

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During my engine starting trials I noticed that my very expensive brand new Bosch '044' high...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 2nd November 2019, 17:48
Replies: 424
Views: 165,469
Posted By peterux
Speedo fixed

Amir and Jack - thanks for the feedback.


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I have fixed my speedo today. After removing the dashboard (again!) and checking all the...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 1st November 2019, 20:18
Replies: 424
Views: 165,469
Posted By peterux
Engine running....

Today was a momentous day in my somewhat protracted build.

Last week I spent a day troubleshooting a strange electrical fault. I thought there was a fault with my ignition switch but I eventually...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 26th October 2019, 20:14
Replies: 424
Views: 165,469
Posted By peterux
Thanks for the photo's. I have bought some Borg...

Thanks for the photo's.
I have bought some Borg and Beck traditional hoses. Here are some comparison photo's.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48963109576_0d6f329561_z.jpg...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 21st October 2019, 10:09
Replies: 424
Views: 165,469
Posted By peterux
Hi Peter, thanks again for your suggestions but...

Hi Peter,
thanks again for your suggestions but I think I have confused matters by posting the wrong picture above. It should have been a picture of my rear brakes which is where I'm having the...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 20th October 2019, 16:55
Replies: 424
Views: 165,469
Posted By peterux
Thanks Peter for the feedback on copper washers. ...

Thanks Peter for the feedback on copper washers.
Those Goodridge seals do look nice and thick. The originals I used were the ones that came with my Goodridge SS braided hoses but I don't think they...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 19th October 2019, 20:48
Replies: 424
Views: 165,469
Posted By peterux
Not a good week....

Sometimes things just don't go well......

It started off OK and I was looking forward to re-starting my engine. Before that there was just a few things to complete.

I made this cover from...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 15th October 2019, 14:08
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By peterux
I think I have a pair of LHD sealed beam units...

I think I have a pair of LHD sealed beam units somewhere. I'll have a look for them and send you a PM when I've found them.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 14th October 2019, 20:39
Replies: 424
Views: 165,469
Posted By peterux
Cooling and powering on...

Sorry for the lack of updates but holidays and garden clearance have taken priority over the last few weeks but all this rain recently means I have been inside the garage for the odd hour here and...
Forum: General Build Chat 12th October 2019, 21:28
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By peterux
BMWz3 / '250' recreation at auction

https://angliacarauctions.co.uk/classic/saturday-2nd-november-2019/1999-swb-z3/

Interesting to see if this meets its estimate....:whistle:
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 3rd October 2019, 11:00
Replies: 351
Views: 62,229
Posted By peterux
Well done, Mick, it is indeed a great feeling...

Well done, Mick, it is indeed a great feeling when you get the body on for the final time. :eusa_clap:
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 11th September 2019, 20:40
Replies: 424
Views: 165,469
Posted By peterux
Not a lot.....

I've not had much time over the last two weeks so just a few tasks completed.

I've finished the servo vaccum hose with a reducing elbow.
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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 28th August 2019, 21:07
Replies: 424
Views: 165,469
Posted By peterux
A small setback....

Pheaton, Amir and Kon thanks for the 'likes'.

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I had a small setback this week.........
I opened the garage door to find a small...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 21st August 2019, 20:25
Replies: 424
Views: 165,469
Posted By peterux
A few more tasks....

Molleur, Amir and Pheaton......Many thanks for all the kind remarks.

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Moving on........ I've manged to complete some...
Forum: General chatter 18th August 2019, 21:53
Replies: 33
Views: 4,077
Posted By peterux
Interesting project! Have you seen this article...

Interesting project!
Have you seen this article about Tesla cooling systems?

https://jalopnik.com/the-tesla-model-3s-superbottle-easter-egg-is-a-fascin-1830992728
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 13th August 2019, 21:37
Replies: 424
Views: 165,469
Posted By peterux
Dashing along.........

I've now mounted the instruments to the burr walnut veneered dashboard. I bought ETB dials with magnolia coloured faces. These were a little darker than I expected but they match the tone of the...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 10th August 2019, 10:31
Replies: 424
Views: 165,469
Posted By peterux
Thanks for the feedback :biggrin1:

Thanks for the feedback :biggrin1:
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 6th August 2019, 09:18
Replies: 169
Views: 40,126
Posted By peterux
Have you looked at one of these? ...

Have you looked at one of these?
https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F151054632193
I've used one before and it worked very well.
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