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Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 14th January 2021, 10:03
Replies: 11
Views: 318
Posted By Mister Towed
My view is that it's worth what someone is...

My view is that it's worth what someone is prepared to pay, and that a lot of the value lies in just how desirable the car is. If it stops people in their tracks and is always being photographed...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 12th January 2021, 07:15
Replies: 430
Views: 89,640
Posted By Mister Towed
I heard that Donald Trump owned it but the...

I heard that Donald Trump owned it but the Democrats stole it from him. Like seriously, Dude, it's true and sh*t. I read it on Twitter. Rise up! RISE UP!
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 10th January 2021, 08:18
Replies: 35
Views: 2,041
Posted By Mister Towed
Chassis looks very smart and I really like the...

Chassis looks very smart and I really like the welded in floorpans. Nice work.
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 10th January 2021, 08:16
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By Mister Towed
Definitely. Would just need the application of...

Definitely. Would just need the application of many hammers.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 8th January 2021, 23:04
Replies: 379
Views: 78,492
Posted By Mister Towed
Congratulations on the sale and good luck with...

Congratulations on the sale and good luck with your first trip out in the Monaco.
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 30th December 2020, 11:24
Replies: 35
Views: 2,041
Posted By Mister Towed
Sounds good, and I'm sure it'll sound good too!

Sounds good, and I'm sure it'll sound good too!
Forum: General Build Chat 29th December 2020, 12:34
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By Mister Towed
Have now binge-watched the whole series and it's...

Have now binge-watched the whole series and it's a fascinating journey.

He did a fantastic job with the development of the car and can even register it for the road in California using a similar...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 27th December 2020, 12:52
Replies: 35
Views: 2,041
Posted By Mister Towed
You just have to be patient - the good things...

You just have to be patient - the good things about last-second bidding with your highest shot are that, 1/ you might just land a bargain, and 2/ you can't give it another go yourself and then regret...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 27th December 2020, 10:06
Replies: 35
Views: 2,041
Posted By Mister Towed
Little tip with ebay auctions: decide what the...

Little tip with ebay auctions: decide what the maximum you'd be prepared to pay would be, then, if the item hasn't been bid above that when it's about to end, submit your highest bid with five...
Forum: General Build Chat 27th December 2020, 09:59
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By Mister Towed
Hadn't seen this one but just watched the first...

Hadn't seen this one but just watched the first episode on Amazon and, shaky-cam aside, it's looking very interesting. Thanks for sharing the link :)
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 27th December 2020, 09:05
Replies: 199
Views: 27,611
Posted By Mister Towed
Thanks for your kind words, guys, and yes, it was...

Thanks for your kind words, guys, and yes, it was a good end to a piss-poor year in terms of classic car events.

Funnily enough, the whole thing came about because my wife has some pictures of...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 26th December 2020, 09:10
Replies: 199
Views: 27,611
Posted By Mister Towed
I hope everyone had the best Christmas possible...

I hope everyone had the best Christmas possible given the circumstances, I certainly did so now I need to go on a serious diet!

Nothing much to update on the Speedster yet, but I'm aiming to get...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 24th December 2020, 18:26
Replies: 496
Views: 88,872
Posted By Mister Towed
Merry Christmas and wishing you a Happy(er) New...

Merry Christmas and wishing you a Happy(er) New Year!
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 18th December 2020, 07:27
Replies: 199
Views: 27,611
Posted By Mister Towed
Issue with the HS2 carbs now solved. They...

Issue with the HS2 carbs now solved. They weren't set too lean and everything was adjusted fine. The only thing I hadn't done was fit a breather 'Y' pipe from the rocker cover to the carbs, but...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 16th December 2020, 18:22
Replies: 35
Views: 2,041
Posted By Mister Towed
Seconded. When I built my Spyder I had a...

Seconded.

When I built my Spyder I had a brand new brake pipe that had been fitted by a previous owner come flying out of the union feeding the rear brakes while I was bleeding them. It hadn't...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 15th December 2020, 07:11
Replies: 35
Views: 2,041
Posted By Mister Towed
Good idea to start with all new suspension,...

Good idea to start with all new suspension, brakes etc. Looking forward to seeing more progress.
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 14th December 2020, 19:31
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By Mister Towed
Is there a link?

Is there a link?
Forum: General Build Chat 7th December 2020, 20:37
Replies: 5
Views: 408
Posted By Mister Towed
...probably similar to some of the high-end Jag...

...probably similar to some of the high-end Jag C-Type replica manufacturers - you give them an engine number from a defunct Mk10 saloon and sign a very large cheque, they give you a letter saying...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 4th December 2020, 16:44
Replies: 15
Views: 1,500
Posted By Mister Towed
That'll be British pounds. There are...

That'll be British pounds.

There are options on the basic bodyshell - head fairing deleted or moved over for left hand drive, choice of bonnet style, etc.

Here's the website in case you...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 4th December 2020, 14:51
Replies: 35
Views: 2,041
Posted By Mister Towed
Six speed box is scarcer and more expensive...

Six speed box is scarcer and more expensive because everyone wants the bragging rights to having a six gear box.

That's fine if you have no torque and an engine output shaft spinning at 9,000rpm...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 3rd December 2020, 18:15
Replies: 35
Views: 2,041
Posted By Mister Towed
You might want to consider the RX8 5 speed box...

You might want to consider the RX8 5 speed box for your application as it has longer legs than the 6 speed. First is often cited as too low geared on the 6 speed to be of any use anywhere but...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 28th November 2020, 08:30
Replies: 199
Views: 27,611
Posted By Mister Towed
Thanks for the encouragement, guys, it's much...

Thanks for the encouragement, guys, it's much appreciated.

I partially stripped down the offending carburettors on Thursday but couldn't find anything wrong with them - with the dashpots off and...
Forum: General Build Chat 28th November 2020, 08:13
Replies: 15
Views: 488
Posted By Mister Towed
Sorry for the thread hijack :( I wrote up...

Sorry for the thread hijack :(

I wrote up the pursuit three months after I retired so no need to declare it to PIU (Performance Improvement Unit, previously known as PSD - Professional Standards...
Forum: General Build Chat 26th November 2020, 18:49
Replies: 15
Views: 488
Posted By Mister Towed
Ha ha, it takes a thief and all that. I...

Ha ha, it takes a thief and all that.

I never had to chase a Scooby Turbo, but I did once pursue a stolen Audi RS6 Estate with a still smoking cashpoint machine in the back.

I was in a...
Forum: General Build Chat 26th November 2020, 09:24
Replies: 15
Views: 488
Posted By Mister Towed
I was going to suggest the Subaru flat four, but...

I was going to suggest the Subaru flat four, but you specifically said 'I want 200bhp with no turbo'.

I haven't driven a turbocharged Subaru but I did have use of a naturally aspirated 130hp...
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