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Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 11th September 2019, 13:52
Replies: 197
Views: 40,499
Posted By Paul L
Deni - Sorry I can't help much with your...

Deni - Sorry I can't help much with your technical questions.

But it is nice to see you still chipping away.

Good luck, Paul. :)
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 17th March 2019, 06:55
Replies: 197
Views: 40,499
Posted By Paul L
Deni – That is definitely a good call, as there...

Deni – That is definitely a good call, as there were rear “feet” on the original Cordite framework.
( Although I had to shorten mine to accommodate the Spitfire rear arches I used. )
...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 6th March 2019, 06:29
Replies: 197
Views: 40,499
Posted By Paul L
D'OH! Just realised Mr T had replied about...

D'OH!

Just realised Mr T had replied about the spare wheel already.
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 6th March 2019, 06:28
Replies: 197
Views: 40,499
Posted By Paul L
Deni – Wow! It looks like you have made a...

Deni – Wow!

It looks like you have made a HUGE amount of progress. :cool:

Looking at your MGB seats, I can tell why you liked the leather ones I am selling.

I certainly agree that an ‘old’...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 1st March 2019, 09:09
Replies: 197
Views: 40,499
Posted By Paul L
Sorry I can't help with the technical stuff (I...

Sorry I can't help with the technical stuff (I reused my donor stuff).

But good to hear you are still making progress. :cool:

Good luck, Paul. :)
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 9th January 2019, 08:27
Replies: 197
Views: 40,499
Posted By Paul L
Deni - Hopefully someone who knows what they are...

Deni - Hopefully someone who knows what they are talking about will be along in a minute.

But in the meantime here are my (limited experience) thoughts for what they are worth…

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Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 6th January 2019, 08:19
Replies: 197
Views: 40,499
Posted By Paul L
Deni – No worries, as Jerome/Rob’s use of a...

Deni – No worries, as Jerome/Rob’s use of a roller on his build inspired me too. :cool:

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With hindsight, my top lessons learned from...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 5th January 2019, 07:55
Replies: 197
Views: 40,499
Posted By Paul L
Deni – I saw your painting question ‘next door’,...

Deni – I saw your painting question ‘next door’, so thought you might like this.

https://www.rodsnsods.co.uk/forum/tech-features/hand-painting-car-98714

Good luck, Paul. :)
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 1st January 2019, 16:25
Replies: 197
Views: 40,499
Posted By Paul L
Deni – Sorry, I meant to post another reply and...

Deni – Sorry, I meant to post another reply and forgot. :rolleyes:

There is some useful stuff on welding splatter here:

http://weldinganswers.com/7-causes-of-spatter-and-how-to-eliminate-them/...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 24th December 2018, 07:45
Replies: 197
Views: 40,499
Posted By Paul L
Deni - Good to see you back. :cool: I'll...

Deni - Good to see you back. :cool:

I'll write a proper reply to your welding & fibreglassing posts another time.

But just wanted to write a quick answer to this first.



This is no...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 28th January 2018, 15:37
Replies: 197
Views: 40,499
Posted By Paul L
Deni - I also started learning to weld by...

Deni - I also started learning to weld by practicing some box section.

http://i131.photobucket.com/albums/p306/TT_Paul_L/DSCF8088.jpg

I found it much easier to weld thicker box section metal...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 17th November 2017, 16:19
Replies: 197
Views: 40,499
Posted By Paul L
Deni - I'm pretty sure that the Miglia frame work...

Deni - I'm pretty sure that the Miglia frame work is mild steel, as that is what the Sammio ones were made of.

I know I definitely ordered mild steel box section for all the alterations I made on...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 5th November 2017, 06:13
Replies: 197
Views: 40,499
Posted By Paul L
Deni – There is a great sense of satisfaction...

Deni – There is a great sense of satisfaction when you can use new skills on your build. :cool:

Plus, thankfully, there are a lot of people on here who know what they are doing and are happy to...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 17th October 2017, 05:24
Replies: 197
Views: 40,499
Posted By Paul L
Deni – Quite a few builds run into unexpected...

Deni – Quite a few builds run into unexpected delays, so you are not alone.

I have always been surprized by what can be achieved by just chipping away.

As any small progress is certainly better...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 14th July 2017, 20:40
Replies: 197
Views: 40,499
Posted By Paul L
Deni - If it makes you feel any better, I just...

Deni - If it makes you feel any better, I just copied what I saw other people doing. :rolleyes:

So I have alloy extensions to my steel inter rear wheel arches.

But I do feel a bit better after...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 9th July 2017, 08:58
Replies: 197
Views: 40,499
Posted By Paul L
Deni – Good luck with learning to weld. I...

Deni – Good luck with learning to weld.

I used a MIG welder for the first time on my build and practised on some spare box section first.

I found making changes to my box section frame easier...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 18th April 2017, 20:06
Replies: 197
Views: 40,499
Posted By Paul L
Deni - I host my photos on an external website...

Deni - I host my photos on an external website (like Photobucket) and then post the links to the photos.

When you attach a photo load on this site, the code appears like this in the post.
( I've...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 17th April 2017, 09:41
Replies: 197
Views: 40,499
Posted By Paul L
Deni - Not sure if the Herald set up is the 100%...

Deni - Not sure if the Herald set up is the 100% the same as the Spitfire (although they are obviously very similar).

But there was a hole in my lowering block that needed to be enlarged slightly...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 1st April 2017, 07:29
Replies: 197
Views: 40,499
Posted By Paul L
Deni - Great to see you have started a build...

Deni - Great to see you have started a build thread. :cool:

It certainly looks like the engine and chassis are in good condition.
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