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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 23rd November 2020, 17:52
Replies: 193
Views: 25,562
Posted By Dpaz
Your epic non starter reminded me of two...

Your epic non starter reminded me of two embarrassments. Number one. A 1725 Hillman Hunter with a cast iron block and head and clapped no.3 big end. Replaced with aRapier (I think) Identical engine...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th November 2020, 20:35
Replies: 372
Views: 76,148
Posted By Dpaz
Has anyone sugested looking at the bob weights in...

Has anyone sugested looking at the bob weights in the dizzy? My Marlin ran realy cr#p untill the springs were replaced on the bob weights. That fixed it!
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 31st October 2020, 19:21
Replies: 441
Views: 89,492
Posted By Dpaz
It looks great and I remember that feeling of 'At...

It looks great and I remember that feeling of 'At last its legal and on the road'. Congratulations!
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 26th October 2020, 08:56
Replies: 492
Views: 85,507
Posted By Dpaz
Hi Paul, these days it sometimes seems too much...

Hi Paul, these days it sometimes seems too much effort to scratch your bum! If you battery is a bit inaccesible like my Locust, put a heavy lead from the battery to a terminal post. It saved me a lot...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 28th September 2020, 16:35
Replies: 441
Views: 89,492
Posted By Dpaz
Still worth asking, or paint one youself! You can...

Still worth asking, or paint one youself! You can get Rollls of white line, lay it ad melt it with a blowtorch. Then deny all knowledge,' Doh I thought you did
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 28th September 2020, 12:16
Replies: 441
Views: 89,492
Posted By Dpaz
I know you shouldn't have to but anotice saying...

I know you shouldn't have to but anotice saying 'Entrance in constant use Please do not obstruct' might work. BMW owners are often a bit thick but will respond to a warning. If you knew where it was...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 22nd August 2020, 19:08
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By Dpaz
Excellent! Good luck with it.

Excellent! Good luck with it.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 22nd August 2020, 19:02
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By Dpaz
Wow a dynamo! Remember if it is registered as a...

Wow a dynamo! Remember if it is registered as a Marlin (some aren't) with the donor reg and pre-1980, it is probably tax-free. Have you joined the Marlin owners Club? Lots of help and advice there....
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 20th August 2020, 22:28
Replies: 492
Views: 85,507
Posted By Dpaz
On my S1 landrover, I have an aluminium panel...

On my S1 landrover, I have an aluminium panel that is pop riveted to the body and is now not electrically connected. First rule of caravan (aluminium) electrics, check the earth. A lead from the...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 14th August 2020, 19:32
Replies: 441
Views: 89,492
Posted By Dpaz
Worrisit?

Worrisit?
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 14th July 2020, 22:50
Replies: 441
Views: 89,492
Posted By Dpaz
I did reply but it doesn't show, Belicose is the...

I did reply but it doesn't show, Belicose is the one.
A bit pricey?
Dave
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 13th July 2020, 22:40
Replies: 441
Views: 89,492
Posted By Dpaz
I see an engine and gearboxless Monaco on eBay,...

I see an engine and gearboxless Monaco on eBay, just sayin!
Forum: General chatter 4th July 2020, 22:05
Replies: 15
Views: 827
Posted By Dpaz
BTW At least one Marlin owner has sprayed his car...

BTW At least one Marlin owner has sprayed his car using rattle cans and got a very creditable finish. I wish I could.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 6th May 2020, 19:07
Replies: 441
Views: 89,492
Posted By Dpaz
I think you are right, it does look like a...

I think you are right, it does look like a Hamblin cadet. But I don't think the Lulworth is a Hamblin. Speedseven are not cheap but specialists very rarely are. I have a Ser1 Landrover and the price...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 6th May 2020, 09:02
Replies: 441
Views: 89,492
Posted By Dpaz
That's how it was done in the '50s & '60s. often...

That's how it was done in the '50s & '60s. often using metal electrical conduit pipe. My uncle built a very nice special, MG ish but Triumph based. All done with hand tools no welder, no electric...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 5th May 2020, 09:13
Replies: 441
Views: 89,492
Posted By Dpaz
Oh! I want that, a lot! Please tell us about it....

Oh! I want that, a lot! Please tell us about it. I love the rear facing sidelights for reversing lights.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 24th April 2020, 12:30
Replies: 441
Views: 89,492
Posted By Dpaz
That is lovely. I notice the grill has changed....

That is lovely. I notice the grill has changed. They really are a fun motor and unlike some kit cars, they are wide open to your own interpretation. Years ago there was a Green one parked at the side...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 14th April 2020, 21:39
Replies: 482
Views: 202,833
Posted By Dpaz
Very smart and tidy!

Very smart and tidy!
Forum: General chatter 9th April 2020, 12:33
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By Dpaz
Cheers for that. Cheaper than I thought.

Cheers for that. Cheaper than I thought.
Forum: General Build Chat 8th April 2020, 22:09
Replies: 8
Views: 701
Posted By Dpaz
Car Builder Solutions have them at £3 +vat. I...

Car Builder Solutions have them at £3 +vat. I don't know about the quality. They have 150mm fly leads.
Forum: General chatter 8th April 2020, 21:57
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By Dpaz
How to get it home.

If I win/buy a car on ebay, how do I get it home? Especially if the seller wants it gone. Get a transporter delivery at£1-£2 a mile? or what? Then when it arrives ,spray it with disinfectant.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 6th April 2020, 18:58
Replies: 441
Views: 89,492
Posted By Dpaz
Brilliant! But what are you going to do when it's...

Brilliant! But what are you going to do when it's finished? No shows. All of a sudden food shopping seems quite appealing!
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 29th March 2020, 09:50
Replies: 441
Views: 89,492
Posted By Dpaz
Sun's been out our way but a few minutes and...

Sun's been out our way but a few minutes and fingers are too cold for delicate work, like re-routing the rear brake pipe. Lying underneath trying to form a swage on a pipe. Too cold. wait for Summer!
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 27th March 2020, 12:09
Replies: 441
Views: 89,492
Posted By Dpaz
It does look good, really period. BTW What year...

It does look good, really period. BTW What year Kit car show
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 2nd February 2020, 18:46
Replies: 83
Views: 21,704
Posted By Dpaz
I love the heat shield! Its comming along well.

I love the heat shield! Its comming along well.
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