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Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 24th September 2018, 17:37
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Posted By lancelot link
Plate should read HPP 688N .... Reliant Formosa...

Plate should read HPP 688N .... Reliant Formosa 120
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 23rd September 2018, 14:57
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Posted By lancelot link
Paint and finish work , MOT etc all done by...

Paint and finish work , MOT etc all done by Bisto34 on here ...He does do a great job of putting the finishes touches on the builds he does ...

He's starting Ray Hutchings Vitesse example Monday...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 23rd September 2018, 11:46
Replies: 137
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Posted By lancelot link
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Reliant-Formosa-GR120-1...

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Reliant-Formosa-GR120-1950s-Race-Car-recreation-Period-Sports-Car-Evocation/263953435965?hash=item3d74d9cd3d:g:-0gAAOSwwKxbp1jl
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 6th September 2018, 05:57
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Posted By lancelot link
https://preview.ibb.co/mXShje/fffffffff.jpg...

https://preview.ibb.co/mXShje/fffffffff.jpg (https://ibb.co/hQXtqK)
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 24th June 2018, 07:54
Replies: 137
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Posted By lancelot link
Rusty wires at present ....just a set of rollers...

Rusty wires at present ....just a set of rollers I use during the builds ..
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 23rd June 2018, 21:06
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Posted By lancelot link
colour is on ....really like this shade ... ...

colour is on ....really like this shade ...

https://image.ibb.co/bVX1n8/image001.jpg (https://ibb.co/e5rGLT)

https://image.ibb.co/bzN6LT/image001002.jpg (https://ibb.co/eLz8Zo)
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 16th June 2018, 17:18
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Posted By lancelot link
Totally agree ....

Totally agree ....
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 16th June 2018, 09:04
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Posted By lancelot link
The two pack primer picture confirms , for me ,...

The two pack primer picture confirms , for me , that silver will work out well on these cars ...

This one is going to be a maroon shade when finished ...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 15th June 2018, 20:16
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Posted By lancelot link
The Jaguar E type shade I'm assuming ? lovely...

The Jaguar E type shade I'm assuming ? lovely colour ..
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 12th June 2018, 18:03
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Posted By lancelot link
Matt grey anyone ? ...

Matt grey anyone ?

https://image.ibb.co/joWwXy/IMG_1685.jpg (https://ibb.co/gr3oed)
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 24th May 2018, 21:00
Replies: 137
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Posted By lancelot link
Car went off to Bisto34's workshop yesterday ... ...

Car went off to Bisto34's workshop yesterday ...
All strapped down and ready to leave ...

https://image.ibb.co/cUL5Lo/IMG_20180523_111035001.jpg (https://imgbb.com/)

The extra length of the...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 8th May 2018, 20:49
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Posted By lancelot link
Car is booked into paint for 21st May or...

Car is booked into paint for 21st May or thereabouts ...A prolific Sammio builder locally has been given the job ...Eric sorted it out and told me today ...so I have to find a day to do some final...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 29th January 2018, 18:46
Replies: 137
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Posted By lancelot link
Got about half a day in on the car today ... I'm...

Got about half a day in on the car today ... I'm waiting for the bonnet to come back , not a problem , as there is plenty to do , but its all the boring , non photogenic stuff really ...
I am...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 24th January 2018, 19:13
Replies: 137
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Posted By lancelot link
Boot space created .... ...

Boot space created ....

http://preview.ibb.co/dEa3ob/IMG_20180122_174209.jpg (http://ibb.co/eO2iob)

not huge but you can get a tyre inflating aerosol , brolly , pac a mac and your sandwiches in...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 19th January 2018, 16:39
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Posted By lancelot link
Dash starting to take shape .......offset...

Dash starting to take shape .......offset steering column is a necessary requirement to make the setup work with seating and pedal positions dictated by the Scimitar chassis ...when sat in the car it...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 17th January 2018, 19:58
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Posted By lancelot link
Here's a better picture showing how the new door...

Here's a better picture showing how the new door styling will look ..not bonded yet , but easy to see how they differ to the number 1 version on Graham's car ...
...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 17th January 2018, 19:43
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Posted By lancelot link
Drew a line under the cooling system today by...

Drew a line under the cooling system today by fitting an electric fan from a Discovery . Its bolted to an extra tube fitted between the frame at the front and 4 tags to pick up on the bolt holes...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 16th January 2018, 19:35
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Posted By lancelot link
I'm waiting on a few parts , so did a few jobs...

I'm waiting on a few parts , so did a few jobs that needed doing whilst I'm waiting ....

I trimmed , sanded and tweaked the drivers door to get it to fit the frames and doorshut ...it's ready to...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 13th January 2018, 20:25
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Posted By lancelot link
After a trip out to see Chris at Tribute , I felt...

After a trip out to see Chris at Tribute , I felt a bit happier about tackling the shifter on Eric's car ...I owned a car with a column shift / floor shifter conversion a few years back but thats my...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 12th January 2018, 20:59
Replies: 137
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Posted By lancelot link
It's all relative Paul ....these are being built...

It's all relative Paul ....these are being built to a higher level , read that price than previously ...doesnt make the S*mmio range any less worthy ..just different way of tackling similar cars ....
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 11th January 2018, 19:56
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Posted By lancelot link
Few more bits being whittled away at .... ...

Few more bits being whittled away at ....

Bulkhead ally now extends to tie wing extensions in ...I need to fibreglass the piece next to it , which is going to be a job for last thing Saturday to...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 6th January 2018, 19:21
Replies: 137
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Posted By lancelot link
Rear bulkhead mostly fitted today ...... ...

Rear bulkhead mostly fitted today ......

http://preview.ibb.co/diU9Gb/IMG_20180106_152639_1.jpg (http://ibb.co/ePofNG)

I rivetted some 20mm box sections to the rear of each panel to stiffen...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 5th January 2018, 20:28
Replies: 137
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Posted By lancelot link
SOME MORE PROGRESS ....John , the ally man...

SOME MORE PROGRESS ....John , the ally man dropped in my aluminium sections that he made from the hardboard templates I supplied and I started to fit them. I still need to tidy up edges etc. and fit...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 2nd January 2018, 19:42
Replies: 137
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Posted By lancelot link
Following on from Scimjim's advice yesterday ...I...

Following on from Scimjim's advice yesterday ...I fitted a cross brace back in ...The standard item won't fit back on , so I made a replacement . The combination of this and the engine bay framing...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 1st January 2018, 12:18
Replies: 137
Views: 30,000
Posted By lancelot link
I've done a few Hot Rods without it and not had...

I've done a few Hot Rods without it and not had an issue ...

The tubular framework that goes from strut to strut has got to help over nothing at all


but if you genuinely think it could cause...
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