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Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 9th March 2019, 12:35
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Posted By lancelot link
The Miglia frame is simpler than the original...

The Miglia frame is simpler than the original S*mmio one , a little too simple in my opinion . Mike was an ok laminator but he isn't a fabricator and , I felt , the frame in the Miglia demonstrated...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 25th December 2018, 11:40
Replies: 197
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Posted By lancelot link
I know Chris at Tribute has just corrected the...

I know Chris at Tribute has just corrected the ''leftness'' of these bodies rear ends for a customer by cutting the bulkhead area on the drivers side ...its a fairly easy correction apparently , so...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 28th January 2018, 13:05
Replies: 197
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Posted By lancelot link
The roll of a stock Miglia bonnet can fight...

The roll of a stock Miglia bonnet can fight against you a bit when you are trying to hinge it ...If you look at the picture a piece of wood has been bonded on the bonnet and under the body to enable...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 25th January 2018, 20:12
Replies: 197
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Posted By lancelot link
http://preview.ibb.co/cAhM8b/IMG_20171127_114916.j...

http://preview.ibb.co/cAhM8b/IMG_20171127_114916.jpg (http://ibb.co/gPL8ob)

A lot of work was done to the bonnet and shut area ...narrowed Cobra scoop fitted and bonnet pancaked and hinged from...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 25th January 2018, 20:02
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Posted By lancelot link
I fitted a Miglia body to a Spartan chassis and...

I fitted a Miglia body to a Spartan chassis and created a tubular inner frame and bulkhead similar to a Formosa one ...corrected the rear arch mis-alignment on the drivers rear they all suffer from ,...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 9th January 2018, 21:08
Replies: 197
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Posted By lancelot link
THANK YOU ....It was a padded envelope folded in...

THANK YOU ....It was a padded envelope folded in half from memory , so sounds like they have arrived ....

Good luck progressing with the build ...they are worth the blood , sweat and tears ... I...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 7th January 2018, 15:12
Replies: 197
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Posted By lancelot link
Any progress mate ? did those brackets turn up ok...

Any progress mate ? did those brackets turn up ok ?
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 17th November 2017, 17:29
Replies: 197
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Posted By lancelot link
Yes mild steel ...I don't know what Mike used but...

Yes mild steel ...I don't know what Mike used but it should be 25x25x3mm box section ...A length is around 20-22 feet but you will be surprised how much you get through ...I think the original S*mmio...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 5th November 2017, 11:55
Replies: 197
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Posted By lancelot link
I WORK ALL YEAR AROUND WITH THE WORKSHOP DOOR...

I WORK ALL YEAR AROUND WITH THE WORKSHOP DOOR OPEN UNLESS ITS REALLY EXTREME WEATHER ...

I find once you get into something and are deep in the process you tend to forget how cold it is .....
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 14th July 2017, 17:53
Replies: 197
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Posted By lancelot link
I've done that several times and am currently...

I've done that several times and am currently doing my Formosa build for Graham in a similar fashion ...it will take a very long time to corrode seriously ...no worse than using all steel or various...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 7th July 2017, 17:51
Replies: 197
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Posted By lancelot link
I'm not sure what hinges you intend to use on the...

I'm not sure what hinges you intend to use on the car , it was originally designed to use early Mini external hinges in , uncannily , the same way the Cordite did ...but if you fancied trying to go...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 6th July 2017, 20:18
Replies: 197
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Posted By lancelot link
GLAD TO HEAR IT ...These cars are worth putting...

GLAD TO HEAR IT ...These cars are worth putting the effort into ..nicely finished examples have been making strong money recently ...and regardless of whether your intention is profit or pleasure ,...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 6th July 2017, 07:43
Replies: 197
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Posted By lancelot link
DENI ...I have been trawling through photo's...

DENI ...I have been trawling through photo's trying to find you some examples , but with the recent photobucket issues and Tinypic not responding this morning , I am struggling a bit ....
If you...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 5th July 2017, 21:54
Replies: 197
Views: 40,499
Posted By lancelot link
If you are going to be doing some welding on your...

If you are going to be doing some welding on your frame , may I suggest adding a bit of bracing for strength and rigidity in places ? ...The S*mmio frames had a slight flex on the rear when off the...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 10th April 2017, 20:47
Replies: 197
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Posted By lancelot link
Promising start ..keep us updated with pics...

Promising start ..keep us updated with pics please ...
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