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Search: Posts Made By: Lucky@LeMans
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion Yesterday, 20:13
Replies: 68
Views: 4,651
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Still working around a few jobs prior to fitting...

Still working around a few jobs prior to fitting the body for the final time. I've just about finished the steering column which need to be extended by 150mm or so. My fancy tubular exhaust manifolds...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds Yesterday, 10:35
Replies: 471
Views: 113,857
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Sounds like a birth certificate !!

Sounds like a birth certificate !!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th February 2021, 11:59
Replies: 20
Views: 2,515
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Nothing on the website yet, just last years post....

Nothing on the website yet, just last years post. I don't think restrictions for events are lifted until after the usual show date.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 26th February 2021, 08:59
Replies: 41
Views: 2,007
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The car designers had a massive parts bin to...

The car designers had a massive parts bin to chose from. Think how many marques fell under the "Leyland" banner in the end.
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 25th February 2021, 21:39
Replies: 68
Views: 4,651
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I've spent a bit of time finishing those half...

I've spent a bit of time finishing those half completed jobs that for some reason simply don't get done ! The exhaust system has been off and has had a couple of coats of high temp paint from front...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 22nd February 2021, 22:29
Replies: 68
Views: 4,651
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Thanks for the link Kuba but I've already found a...

Thanks for the link Kuba but I've already found a set of wires for my car. I prefer the proper knock on splined wheels but these might be of use to someone out there.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 22nd February 2021, 20:32
Replies: 496
Views: 96,101
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
It needed a fair bit of work but more importantly...

It needed a fair bit of work but more importantly wasn't registered correctly. This is a traditional kit with a new chassis, not a rebody, so IVA would be required.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 21st February 2021, 15:27
Replies: 36
Views: 1,910
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The car has been rebodied and you have an up to...

The car has been rebodied and you have an up to date, correct V5. You don't have anything to worry about and neither does the MOT tester, he is being presented with the correct information.
Forum: General chatter 21st February 2021, 10:46
Replies: 0
Views: 56
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
2021 Events !

Looking forward a few months I hope we will be able to attend some shows and motoring events just like did before the dreaded C word came about.

Prescott Hill Climb in the Cotswolds are hosting...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 21st February 2021, 10:19
Replies: 36
Views: 1,910
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
That's what he needs to do because you are...

That's what he needs to do because you are effectively presenting him with a new / different vehicle to what his system is showing him. Once updated the old donor car details will no longer exist.
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 20th February 2021, 18:14
Replies: 68
Views: 4,651
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
More goodies turned up today. the engine is now...

More goodies turned up today. the engine is now fitted with an Accuspark electronic ignition system complete with uprated coil, plugs and a new set of quality leads.
I've made up some brackets to...
Forum: General chatter 20th February 2021, 18:01
Replies: 2
Views: 94
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
K & R ( Kit and Rebuilt )

K & R ( Kit and Rebuilt )
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 20th February 2021, 13:19
Replies: 36
Views: 1,910
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The MOT tester can enter the details manually...

The MOT tester can enter the details manually into the system at the time of the MOT. They have done this for me on a couple of occasions for the same reasons as above.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 20th February 2021, 09:47
Replies: 70
Views: 1,907
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
This look is an option too !!! ...

This look is an option too !!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nqqZ28m8uCo
Forum: General Build Chat 19th February 2021, 15:04
Replies: 17
Views: 564
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I haven't read the article in Octane but I assume...

I haven't read the article in Octane but I assume that with the 250,000Euro price tag these C Types were like for like exact copies. I can understand the reasons behind the legal action even if I...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 17th February 2021, 20:50
Replies: 68
Views: 4,651
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
A bit more progress over the last couple of days....

A bit more progress over the last couple of days. The Spitfire fuel tank has had brackets made to hold it in place. I fabricated a frame which is bolted partly to the chassis and partly to the inner...
Forum: General Build Chat 16th February 2021, 13:58
Replies: 17
Views: 564
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I would think its a case of each and every case...

I would think its a case of each and every case that goes to court would be considered in an individual way. Some cars are more like for like copies, others are inspired by lookalikes, others are...
Forum: General Build Chat 16th February 2021, 11:24
Replies: 17
Views: 564
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Might depend if you have an exact toolroom copy,...

Might depend if you have an exact toolroom copy, accurate in every last detail or something that is just a similar shape on the outside. Most kits and replica's fall into the latter. Take a tape...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 15th February 2021, 18:08
Replies: 68
Views: 4,651
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
You really want a pic of my flared end !

You really want a pic of my flared end !
Forum: General Build Chat 15th February 2021, 18:03
Replies: 17
Views: 564
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I think their only claim would be the name,...

I think their only claim would be the name, "Jaguar C Type" and the Jaguar badges. As for the work of art angle I don't think that would have been a consideration back in the day. It was a pretty...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 15th February 2021, 17:25
Replies: 68
Views: 4,651
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Managed to roll up my exhaust cones and finish...

Managed to roll up my exhaust cones and finish building the complete exhaust system. The rolling process is a bit trial and error but the results looked good, in the end ! I found an online...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 15th February 2021, 17:13
Replies: 496
Views: 96,101
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Mick, the Monaco is nearly done so you'll need a...

Mick, the Monaco is nearly done so you'll need a new project, go for it ! You won't find a donor Sherpa that cheap anymore, they're going the same way as early Transit vans and becoming collectable...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 11th February 2021, 18:37
Replies: 68
Views: 4,651
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Too cold in the garage today ( -5c ) so I've...

Too cold in the garage today ( -5c ) so I've ordered a few more parts online. MGA rear lights will look the part. I've also cut a set of four blanks for the coned rear tail pipes. They will need to...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 10th February 2021, 20:20
Replies: 68
Views: 4,651
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
A couple of recent photos showing the wire wheels...

A couple of recent photos showing the wire wheels fitted along with trial fitment of the body again.
Still a couple of jobs to complete internal framework then it can be bolted in for good. I need...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 10th February 2021, 14:48
Replies: 496
Views: 96,101
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I remember Bitcoin when it was first talked...

I remember Bitcoin when it was first talked about. It was about $1.5 per Bitcoin. Thinking it was a good idea I was going to buy 500 but was put off because you needed to be a computer geek to get...
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