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Forum: Old No.7 Builds 8th March 2020, 06:17
Replies: 374
Views: 67,520
Posted By Welshkiwi
Thanks Paul, be a wee while yet but pretty happy...

Thanks Paul, be a wee while yet but pretty happy how it is coming together,,,,,just wish I had more dedicated time to spend on it. The older you get the more the clock is important and stretched!...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 6th March 2020, 01:31
Replies: 374
Views: 67,520
Posted By Welshkiwi
Noted with thanks LLM. Being very careful with...

Noted with thanks LLM. Being very careful with these....looks likely it won’t happen, but you never know. I think the guy has had them a while so if they fit there may be a small chance to do a deal....
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 4th March 2020, 07:52
Replies: 374
Views: 67,520
Posted By Welshkiwi
Quick wheel update, I have been offered (after...

Quick wheel update, I have been offered (after getting my details in the show) a set of Borrani Record RW3591 5.5x15 wheels with knockoffs.
Originally probably from a Ferrari 400 Super America....
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 4th March 2020, 07:44
Replies: 101
Views: 12,697
Posted By Welshkiwi
Thanks LLM, very full and great advice. Totally...

Thanks LLM, very full and great advice. Totally appreciated. I shall heed it well....Cheers.
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 3rd March 2020, 01:33
Replies: 101
Views: 12,697
Posted By Welshkiwi
Looks a very nice outcome LLM, jealous of the...

Looks a very nice outcome LLM, jealous of the speed!

One question on the trim surrounds, have you 3m taped the trim and the headlight cover to the opening or just the trim? If not how did you end...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 3rd March 2020, 01:23
Replies: 374
Views: 67,520
Posted By Welshkiwi
Thanks Kidge, yes the grass is a bit frazzled...

Thanks Kidge, yes the grass is a bit frazzled round here at the moment, if you can imagine that grass is quite green compared to most places!

The exhaust sounded just about right out in the open...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 2nd March 2020, 06:34
Replies: 374
Views: 67,520
Posted By Welshkiwi
Thanks a lot Mr T, really appreciated. The screen...

Thanks a lot Mr T, really appreciated. The screen if you zoom in on the photos is actually sitting on top of the opening. The fibreglass needs thinning to get the seal to fit properly, so i’ll do...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 2nd March 2020, 02:33
Replies: 374
Views: 67,520
Posted By Welshkiwi
Thanks fella, yeh a few foxed people as per the...

Thanks fella, yeh a few foxed people as per the underpinnings....funnily enough it was the younger crowd who spotted BMW gauges the quickest!

The good thing was a lot commented that the...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 2nd March 2020, 02:11
Replies: 374
Views: 67,520
Posted By Welshkiwi
Thanks LLM, certainly was some “tonic for the...

Thanks LLM, certainly was some “tonic for the soul” seeing others reactions etc. Gave me a shot in the arm that I am heading in the right direction, no matter how long it takes!
Also got a contact...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 1st March 2020, 02:14
Replies: 374
Views: 67,520
Posted By Welshkiwi
Auckland Brit and Euro Car Show

Well guys I have completed my first car show. Had to trailer the car there and mock up some of the ideas for the finished article but had a great day.
Plenty of positive enthusiasm, comments and...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 17th February 2020, 22:08
Replies: 374
Views: 67,520
Posted By Welshkiwi
Some general progress and mockup

Hi guys,
some general visual progress, some of it permanent and some of it mock up so I can get it to the car show in a week or so's time....

Plenty going on. I think the rain gutter looks the...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 11th February 2020, 01:46
Replies: 374
Views: 67,520
Posted By Welshkiwi
Thanks LLM, The plan is definitely to taper...

Thanks LLM,

The plan is definitely to taper the light recesses, very much part of the original car look....I will be hoping to get into that in the coming weeks.

On the coming weeks, I am...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 9th February 2020, 08:38
Replies: 374
Views: 67,520
Posted By Welshkiwi
Hi Peterux, thanks fella, I will be honest did...

Hi Peterux, thanks fella, I will be honest did drop off for a bit but that was due to what was going on over here and complete lack of want to get stuck into the car...but that is changing as I have...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 7th February 2020, 03:58
Replies: 374
Views: 67,520
Posted By Welshkiwi
Long time listener, 1st time caller - Well it feels like it.....

Last 6 months have been a horror guys, but seeing as I am back considering putting an update on for the car, the clouds must be clearing!

Since I was last on:
- Body finalled and bonded on
-...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 28th September 2019, 19:56
Replies: 101
Views: 12,697
Posted By Welshkiwi
Very smart LLM, at the start of my project I had...

Very smart LLM, at the start of my project I had that big decision of which option to go for. Nice to see one now in the making and I know you will do it proud.
Will be interested to see your...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 23rd September 2019, 06:39
Replies: 374
Views: 67,520
Posted By Welshkiwi
Thanks for the positive support guys....

Thanks for the positive support guys. Appreciated. This week is focussed on finalising all my bits for fixing the body, removing it, final checks and tidy up and hopefully with a mate of mine bond it...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 22nd September 2019, 03:20
Replies: 374
Views: 67,520
Posted By Welshkiwi
Sills and trims

Hi guys, managed to finish the sills and trims as planned this weekend in between watching the rugby.

Happy with what has been achieved when comparing to the original car.
...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 20th September 2019, 09:14
Replies: 374
Views: 67,520
Posted By Welshkiwi
Hey Paul, thanks for these photos, they are...

Hey Paul, thanks for these photos, they are superb. Awesome to see two in racing garb and both in silver/grey.

Appreciate the kind words, work going on today so have coated initial primer coat on...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th September 2019, 06:06
Replies: 408
Views: 55,171
Posted By Welshkiwi
Swifty I like this car.....full stop. So reminds...

Swifty I like this car.....full stop. So reminds me of rally stages and nutters in crazy places for a prime spot and picture.
I can only imagine the feeling you are getting right now as it is coming...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 18th September 2019, 05:58
Replies: 374
Views: 67,520
Posted By Welshkiwi
Cheers LL.....maybe i’ll have to call it a 275...

Cheers LL.....maybe i’ll have to call it a 275 gran turismo bodged! :lol:



Thanks Jones, appreciated.



Cheers Molleur, the little bits take the time but hoping it pays off in the end....
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 17th September 2019, 05:09
Replies: 374
Views: 67,520
Posted By Welshkiwi
Trims and sills - More manlove req'd

Hey guys, so you can see what I am up to this week.

Some photos of the sills and the stainless trims made that bolt through the fibreglass. These will be primered and the trims polished and then...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 16th September 2019, 07:23
Replies: 374
Views: 67,520
Posted By Welshkiwi
Thanks MR T, appreciated! I will need every bit...

Thanks MR T, appreciated! I will need every bit of the luck on the sills. Only because I used 1.2mm BA stainless for the trims, they are engineering flat compared to the fibreglass surfaces they are...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 16th September 2019, 04:35
Replies: 374
Views: 67,520
Posted By Welshkiwi
Thanks for all the good comments etc guys. I...

Thanks for all the good comments etc guys.
I hate this social media universe that we live in and people’s anonymity behind a keyboard saying things that they likely wouldn’t say to someone’s face,...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 14th September 2019, 11:14
Replies: 374
Views: 67,520
Posted By Welshkiwi
Kitcarish and bodged? You really do need to...

Kitcarish and bodged? You really do need to educate yourself on how to win friends and influence people. That forked tongue of yours needs to have a small clip from its tips and a little less acid in...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 14th September 2019, 05:00
Replies: 374
Views: 67,520
Posted By Welshkiwi
Exhausts finished - Needs tips polishing

Hey guys very little progress but have started again on the car.

Exhausts are finished - Tips need a polishing but the black paint and red bands are finished and pretty much as I envisaged them....
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