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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 13th September 2020, 20:41
Replies: 91
Views: 3,733
Posted By andysharrock
I made the mistake of using glue to holding it on...

I made the mistake of using glue to holding it on the plaster in places so were they is glue it stuck it dose peel off with work. No glue no it will not stick when dry it will peel off.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 13th September 2020, 19:40
Replies: 91
Views: 3,733
Posted By andysharrock
Jedward is starting to look the part the roof...

Jedward is starting to look the part the roof smoothed out bloody good even if I do say so myself.
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I changed the back window to two as the curve on the roof wasn't going to work...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 7th September 2020, 18:53
Replies: 91
Views: 3,733
Posted By andysharrock
thank you we all need a push sometimes knowing...

thank you we all need a push sometimes knowing others like what I am doing keeps me going.:tea:
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 7th September 2020, 18:51
Replies: 91
Views: 3,733
Posted By andysharrock
Mitchelkitman ,,,,plaster is just a multi Finnish...

Mitchelkitman ,,,,plaster is just a multi Finnish but any finishing plaster will do the same job. No wax dose not need on tin foil. top tip put a hand full of cement in the plaster makes it set quick...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 7th September 2020, 12:50
Replies: 91
Views: 3,733
Posted By andysharrock
And we have a roof considering I only did it...

And we have a roof considering I only did it yesterday it seems rock solid as it cures it can only get better. Next job cut it back fit A&B post then gel coat blend it all in. windows to trim back...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 6th September 2020, 18:25
Replies: 91
Views: 3,733
Posted By andysharrock
Not every day you plaster a car but I fingered it...

Not every day you plaster a car but I fingered it was going to be the essayist way to fill and smooth things out

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I then covered everything in tin foil so touch wood 90% should come...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 6th September 2020, 08:02
Replies: 91
Views: 3,733
Posted By andysharrock
thanks for the positive comments Mr t, I am not...

thanks for the positive comments Mr t, I am not trying to copy anything going very much by eye and what I think will look right. The proof will be when I get some fiber glass on it and open the...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 5th September 2020, 17:29
Replies: 91
Views: 3,733
Posted By andysharrock
meet jedward lol work in progress made a right...

meet jedward lol work in progress made a right mess of my garage hope fully get some fiberglass on it tomorrow see how its looks

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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 2nd September 2020, 09:31
Replies: 91
Views: 3,733
Posted By andysharrock
yep they are still trading Gary is whom the part...

yep they are still trading Gary is whom the part body came from. I was going to pop down and see some of his kits to give me a idea of which way to go see one in the flesh. Not a big fan of the...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 1st September 2020, 19:59
Replies: 91
Views: 3,733
Posted By andysharrock
ok so I do fancy a coupe but need to think glass...

ok so I do fancy a coupe but need to think glass first VW beetle 1303 has a curved screen but I think it will be to high. shame I can get a full set of stock glass flat screen for 70 not to far...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 31st August 2020, 16:33
Replies: 91
Views: 3,733
Posted By andysharrock
evening all well I am back off my hols my Zgt is...

evening all well I am back off my hols my Zgt is going to be a while yet so some more time on the speedster. wheel spacers have arrived so I fitted the wheels I must have done something right they...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 27th July 2020, 08:02
Replies: 91
Views: 3,733
Posted By andysharrock
yep electric power assistance they sell...

yep electric power assistance they sell controllers on flebay around 15 from memory its like a volume button more power more assistance. all lines up bang on using part mx5 in the middle. I fitted...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 26th July 2020, 07:41
Replies: 91
Views: 3,733
Posted By andysharrock
I needed an ignition switch but it was just as...

I needed an ignition switch but it was just as cheap to buy a complete power steering column off a corsa so we now have power steering. Need to change the steering wheel but not sure stock bug or...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 19th July 2020, 15:07
Replies: 91
Views: 3,733
Posted By andysharrock
I have made a fiberglass cover for the tank to...

I have made a fiberglass cover for the tank to protect all the vitals loads of tape and cardboard should just pull off when its all hard. just need to trim it down and tech screw it in place so I can...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 19th July 2020, 07:51
Replies: 8
Views: 564
Posted By andysharrock
I saw this on FB last week it is indeed good news...

I saw this on FB last week it is indeed good news but Ferrari have very deep pockets so there is every chance they will try again to block replicas. I dont think anything will happen overnight it...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 19th July 2020, 07:38
Replies: 91
Views: 3,733
Posted By andysharrock
Cardboard and lino are out so it must be time to...

Cardboard and lino are out so it must be time to start on the boot,the hover box has a glossy wax coating brill for glassing it dose not stick. bit of very basic framework to hold it all in place 3...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 17th July 2020, 17:41
Replies: 91
Views: 3,733
Posted By andysharrock
finally got a petrol tank so set about making a...

finally got a petrol tank so set about making a cradle to hold it in while trying to keep it low in the boot. the boot is a good size in these because it should be the engine and I want to keep as...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 11th July 2020, 18:55
Replies: 91
Views: 3,733
Posted By andysharrock
bit of progress this week foot pedals fitted,...

bit of progress this week foot pedals fitted, I've cut some steel plate out with the plasma cutter to hold everything in place welded some 30mm box section to it and in turn welded that to the...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 11th July 2020, 09:13
Replies: 160
Views: 22,296
Posted By andysharrock
I was shocked how thin they are in places thats...

I was shocked how thin they are in places thats if its the same body fab, the reason I flipped mine over was to reinforced all the fixing points and vitals.we seem to put a lot of work in were you...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 7th July 2020, 18:05
Replies: 91
Views: 3,733
Posted By andysharrock
whoop whoop look what's just arrived for the US...

whoop whoop look what's just arrived for the US of A . we now have door handles lights hinges badges bonnet handle and a complete windshield frame. dose not look a lot for a grand still arrived in...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 5th July 2020, 08:36
Replies: 91
Views: 3,733
Posted By andysharrock
quick update we have an engine what a bugger to...

quick update we have an engine what a bugger to get in fouled on everything but its in and sat on engine mounts. Need to refit the alternator it will need ether a belt tensioner at the other side or...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 30th June 2020, 19:11
Replies: 91
Views: 3,733
Posted By andysharrock
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what's 40mm between friends car should be here for 1ish tomorrow if the weather holds out it will be out the car quicker than I can fit it.I will at least be able to say yes or know to it...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 30th June 2020, 07:28
Replies: 91
Views: 3,733
Posted By andysharrock
lol yep going fishing this weekend so will not be...

lol yep going fishing this weekend so will not be on the cars. I looked at the floor pans and thought maybe I should lower the front too. But that's an easy alteration to do when they are fixed at...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 29th June 2020, 20:58
Replies: 91
Views: 3,733
Posted By andysharrock
did the google bit and found the external...

did the google bit and found the external dimensions of an mx 5 engine 600mm high from bottom of the sump too the oil filler cap. that should just hang passed the cross member by about 2" and clear...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 28th June 2020, 19:16
Replies: 160
Views: 22,296
Posted By andysharrock
thanks for the tip, they do foul by about 10mm...

thanks for the tip, they do foul by about 10mm just enough to hold the bucket out. slammed it is then lol. I will get some tiers on the wheels the body dose sit low but I was more thinking by the...
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