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Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 14th February 2019, 08:06
Replies: 87
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Posted By lancelot link
I'm currently using www.imgbb.com When your...

I'm currently using www.imgbb.com When your picture has been uploaded you are given some sharing options in a section that says viewers links with some drop down options ... If you pick the BB fully...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 11th February 2019, 22:42
Replies: 257
Views: 36,235
Posted By lancelot link
Unfortunately , it is a fact that if you want a...

Unfortunately , it is a fact that if you want a show winning finish on your fibreglass body , then regardless of how well it has been moulded , it will inevitably need a skim of filler to take the...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 9th February 2019, 19:08
Replies: 257
Views: 36,235
Posted By lancelot link
Normally I'd agree with you but thats not really...

Normally I'd agree with you but thats not really the case with the " No frills , lots of thrills " Formosa 120GR. Very little expense at the end , more a case of a steady expenditure throughout .....
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 9th February 2019, 12:07
Replies: 39
Views: 1,710
Posted By lancelot link
Freezing cold and shakey walk around video!! ...

Freezing cold and shakey walk around video!!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jw1z8gvwyhM&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR1VEisiyuLrMWuN5OyJupzmVrXXN-oKkWrDVNCD-zctBt1gegROqa-fbKw
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 9th February 2019, 11:52
Replies: 18
Views: 860
Posted By lancelot link
Some progress .... Fuel tank framework with...

Some progress ....

Fuel tank framework with removeable cross brace in place , rear body mounts and seat belt anchorage points ...


https://i.ibb.co/yfpwKV0/IMG-2005.jpg...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 9th February 2019, 11:45
Replies: 257
Views: 36,235
Posted By lancelot link
COMFORTING NEWS ALEX ... YOU ARE RIGHT TVR ,...

COMFORTING NEWS ALEX ...

YOU ARE RIGHT TVR , the Survivor wont value up to that amount ..but a third ?
bit harsh ...

I reckon half might be fairer ..if someone offered 15k ..I would take it...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 4th February 2019, 13:53
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By lancelot link
February deal

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/FORMOSA-120-GR-1950s-INSPIRED-RE-BODY-PACKAGE-FOR-CLASSIC-TRIUMPH-SCIMITAR/173774417128?hash=item2875c32ce8:g:nJQAAOSwwqVcVa62:rk:3:pf:0
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 2nd February 2019, 20:33
Replies: 18
Views: 860
Posted By lancelot link
Just ordered an aluminium Spitfire tank for the...

Just ordered an aluminium Spitfire tank for the car ..not had one before , looking forward to seeing one ...anyone used one ?
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 2nd February 2019, 16:02
Replies: 1
Views: 103
Posted By lancelot link
F-120 gr special

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/173774483345
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 1st February 2019, 14:33
Replies: 18
Views: 860
Posted By lancelot link
PROBABLY LUCKY ...It would mean moulding both...

PROBABLY LUCKY ...It would mean moulding both sides and the rear to achieve it ...I'm kind of on hold waiting to see what needs to be done to get the Norwegian examples fully underway ...there will...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 1st February 2019, 09:32
Replies: 18
Views: 860
Posted By lancelot link
SOME MORE WORK DONE ON CHRIS'S CAR .... I...

SOME MORE WORK DONE ON CHRIS'S CAR ....

I collected the cement grey body and fitted it to the frame and started to fabricate the bulkhead area etc... Triumph pedal clusters have been fitted and...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 30th January 2019, 19:09
Replies: 15
Views: 622
Posted By lancelot link
Nice start . Scimitars are ideal for a Rod...

Nice start . Scimitars are ideal for a Rod Chassis . the larger 6 is virtually the same wheelbase as a Model A ...That's a Rodshop Model A floorpan by the looks of it ....I used to have a mould for...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 26th January 2019, 09:16
Replies: 18
Views: 860
Posted By lancelot link
It's primarily to get the gearstick in the right...

It's primarily to get the gearstick in the right place approx 48'' from the centre of the rear axle ...its not fixed in stone ..47 / 49 etc are ok ...the engine and box move back quite easily on the...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 25th January 2019, 20:22
Replies: 18
Views: 860
Posted By lancelot link
Chris Farthings build on the HSCC Scimitar has...

Chris Farthings build on the HSCC Scimitar has made some progress ....chassis outer rails boxed , some repairs done , engine and gearbox moved back about 4 inches and propshaft shortened ...frame...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 25th January 2019, 17:36
Replies: 298
Views: 31,063
Posted By lancelot link
Moulding from an aluminium body is risky ...the...

Moulding from an aluminium body is risky ...the removal of the mould with wedges and compressed air in tight spots etc. can cause bruising and dents on an ally body if you aren't careful ...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 22nd January 2019, 19:31
Replies: 12
Views: 395
Posted By lancelot link
Totally agree ... you can change engines and...

Totally agree ... you can change engines and gearboxes on the classic chassised examples without compromising the IVA exemption ....
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 22nd January 2019, 08:19
Replies: 12
Views: 395
Posted By lancelot link
If only it was that simple ....a replacement...

If only it was that simple ....a replacement chassis must be an exact replacement for the factory item ...so the car would be still a Herald based car ...

There is a history of V5c Juggling in...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 21st January 2019, 22:19
Replies: 12
Views: 395
Posted By lancelot link
That has already been thought about ...being a...

That has already been thought about ...being a new chassis with a late model axle arrangement , the car will be subject to IVA ...I am not a fan of that test but do accept that as time goes on ,...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 21st January 2019, 14:59
Replies: 12
Views: 395
Posted By lancelot link
New Norwegian Distributor

Following a successful trip to Norway this weekend , I am pleased to announce the Formosa 120GR is now available in Norway ...being marketed as the Formosa Ottoz and is available exclusively from...
Forum: General chatter 16th January 2019, 14:50
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By lancelot link
Better gaps and finish than some builds I've seen...

Better gaps and finish than some builds I've seen ...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 16th January 2019, 14:21
Replies: 298
Views: 31,063
Posted By lancelot link
I LIKE THAT ...Looking forward to seeing some...

I LIKE THAT ...Looking forward to seeing some more ...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 16th January 2019, 09:47
Replies: 18
Views: 860
Posted By lancelot link
AGREED ...But as Paul says , economically it can...

AGREED ...But as Paul says , economically it can make sense sometimes to buy the best you can afford ......

I told the customer what type of donor to buy , he bought this one !
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 15th January 2019, 08:12
Replies: 18
Views: 860
Posted By lancelot link
Its going back on the road and probably track too...

Its going back on the road and probably track too .... the bodyshell has an average quality hand painted paint job if that helps make you feel a bit better !
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 14th January 2019, 23:08
Replies: 18
Views: 860
Posted By lancelot link
I get what you are saying and it is a nice...

I get what you are saying and it is a nice chassis , does it help if I tell you the reason the body was removed as sympathetically as possible is because it's going on another chassis and being put...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 14th January 2019, 16:02
Replies: 18
Views: 860
Posted By lancelot link
More pics over the coming weeks as she progresses...

More pics over the coming weeks as she progresses ....
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