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Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 26th September 2019, 10:54
Replies: 197
Views: 40,501
Posted By deni
Thank you so much for your advice Mr.T. You're...

Thank you so much for your advice Mr.T. You're spot in regard to my uncertainty about compressing the spring too much if it is too long, so your clarification is much appreciated.

Thanks for the...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 25th September 2019, 15:57
Replies: 197
Views: 40,501
Posted By deni
GAZ Adjustable Shocks and Coil Springs

Hi all,

I have bought a pair of front GAZ ride/height adjustable shock absorbers and I am seeking a bit of advice/opinion on the springs rating and their unfitted length most suitable for me to...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 13th September 2019, 19:07
Replies: 197
Views: 40,501
Posted By deni
Dale J - Thanks for the info, I will check it...

Dale J - Thanks for the info, I will check it out. I hope you have made more progress with your car - your engine bay panelling looks very impressive.

Cheers, Deni
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 13th September 2019, 09:08
Replies: 197
Views: 40,501
Posted By deni
Paul L - Yes bud I am still chipping away...

Paul L - Yes bud I am still chipping away :eusa_angel:, thanks for your comment. I am not always able to work on the car, but I will finish it!

Mister Towed - Thank you very much for your advice....
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 3rd September 2019, 12:00
Replies: 197
Views: 40,501
Posted By deni
Another thing I'd like to check - my clutch slave...

Another thing I'd like to check - my clutch slave cylinder is fitted with a plastic pipe instead of copper one, so the connector attached to the slave cylinder does not have a nut/bolt thread.
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Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 3rd September 2019, 11:35
Replies: 197
Views: 40,501
Posted By deni
I am planning to use original engine side panels...

I am planning to use original engine side panels to mount the radiator. I've temporarily placed old radiator to the panels using cable ties to check how it all fits. The top of the panels will stick...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 3rd September 2019, 11:13
Replies: 197
Views: 40,501
Posted By deni
I am happy with the frame modifications at the...

I am happy with the frame modifications at the front, so I can continue with placing fibreglass bulkhead parts. After all the welding is done I will glass/bond it all together to make a strong...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 3rd September 2019, 10:56
Replies: 197
Views: 40,501
Posted By deni
Finally Back In The Garage...

Hi all,

Finally I can continue with the build… I have made more modifications on the frame, so I think the front side is done now. I will only add another L shaped brace in the middle of the top...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 26th March 2019, 14:47
Replies: 197
Views: 40,501
Posted By deni
Thank you Mr.Towed. Yes, I am really chuffed I...

Thank you Mr.Towed. Yes, I am really chuffed I can use these comfy and, in my opinion, good looking seats.

The panel on top of the swing spring will be removable, if I decide to make the box so...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 25th March 2019, 15:00
Replies: 197
Views: 40,501
Posted By deni
I have trial fitted the bulkhead too, just to...

I have trial fitted the bulkhead too, just to confirm it will fit. The template I am making is to bridge the gap in between the bulkhead and the body.


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Cheers, D.
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 25th March 2019, 14:44
Replies: 197
Views: 40,501
Posted By deni
Looking at the photos it seems that I did not do...

Looking at the photos it seems that I did not do much last weekend, but I did lot of measurements, drawings and head and chin scratching to decide (figure out :wink:) what to do next and how, which...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 25th March 2019, 13:58
Replies: 197
Views: 40,501
Posted By deni
Hi all, Just a quick update. I have had a...

Hi all,

Just a quick update. I have had a chance to trial fit the body this weekend. I am very pleased that I will be able to use my MGB seats. Narrowing the seat base worked out and the upright...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 17th March 2019, 21:27
Replies: 197
Views: 40,501
Posted By deni
Paul L - :biggrin: yes Paul, it looks I am in the...

Paul L - :biggrin: yes Paul, it looks I am in the 'fearless' stage as I am getting more confident in my abilities. I just have to make sure that I don't progress too far, i.e. the 'reckless' stage...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 14th March 2019, 16:29
Replies: 197
Views: 40,501
Posted By deni
I have also prepared the back plate for the...

I have also prepared the back plate for the pedals. This will be welded below the pedal plate as the bottom part of the bulkhead will be a bit further away than the original, as the square tubing is...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 14th March 2019, 16:13
Replies: 197
Views: 40,501
Posted By deni
As I could not trial fit the body this time, I...

As I could not trial fit the body this time, I have continued with welding the additional bits on the frame.

I have added the reinforcement to minimize the movement of the pedals plate and done...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 14th March 2019, 16:01
Replies: 197
Views: 40,501
Posted By deni
Hi all, More progress, so here are some...

Hi all,

More progress, so here are some photos. When I had a trial fitted the seats, I have noticed that I have to raise them quite a bit to be able to see above the screen. I decided to do an...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 14th March 2019, 15:31
Replies: 197
Views: 40,501
Posted By deni
davecymry - thank you very much for your comments...

davecymry - thank you very much for your comments and the advice mate, very helpful.

I can't wait to reach moon-buggy stage but I'm getting there (slowly :smile:). I am a bit slow as I can't work...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 10th March 2019, 09:58
Replies: 197
Views: 40,501
Posted By deni
Thank you Mr T. I am planning to use the doors...

Thank you Mr T. I am planning to use the doors supplied with the body though, so I won't be able to replicate the Spider's frame, but I will have to try to improve my frame at certain places.

We...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 9th March 2019, 23:29
Replies: 197
Views: 40,501
Posted By deni
Hi Gary, Thank you for the advice. Do you...

Hi Gary,

Thank you for the advice. Do you mean to add the triangulation at the area below the doors, from back to front?
I am going to add the centre section along the prop shaft, from front to...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 9th March 2019, 10:54
Replies: 197
Views: 40,501
Posted By deni
Hi, Does anybody know a bit more about this...

Hi,

Does anybody know a bit more about this please?

Thank you. Deni.
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 9th March 2019, 10:50
Replies: 197
Views: 40,501
Posted By deni
Mr.Towed - thank you for the photos, much...

Mr.Towed - thank you for the photos, much appreciated. I remember seeing those when I was reading your thread.

The seats in my photos are with the frame fitted, so the frame is not in the way.
I...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 8th March 2019, 12:31
Replies: 197
Views: 40,501
Posted By deni
Mister Towed - thank you for your comments. I...

Mister Towed - thank you for your comments. I have bought a couple of 2nd hand seat base assemblies, and, as an experiment, I have already made one of them narrower, just to see how much closer I can...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 6th March 2019, 00:27
Replies: 197
Views: 40,501
Posted By deni
The last thing I had time to do is to paint the...

The last thing I had time to do is to paint the frame and the chassis with another layer of paint (except for the places where I still need to do more welding).

The frame and the chassis were...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 6th March 2019, 00:04
Replies: 197
Views: 40,501
Posted By deni
I have also started to make a battery tray. A...

I have also started to make a battery tray. A couple of shortbread tins were cut and used to create the plug, which will be then used to create a fibreglass tray.

This will then be glassed onto...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 5th March 2019, 23:53
Replies: 197
Views: 40,501
Posted By deni
I have also painted the bottom of the fibreglass...

I have also painted the bottom of the fibreglass floor panels with Hammerite stone chip shield paint to dampen the sound. Not sure if this was really necessary but we'll see...


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