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Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 24th June 2020, 19:17
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Posted By Paul L
Good luck with the MOT Chris. Take care,...

Good luck with the MOT Chris.

Take care, Paul. :)
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 17th November 2019, 06:33
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Posted By Paul L
Chris – You must be very happy to have reached...

Chris – You must be very happy to have reached this stage. :cool:

One thing to note about leather straps is that there will always be a bit of ‘give’.

This is because you need a bit of slack in...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 11th September 2019, 13:41
Replies: 181
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Posted By Paul L
Chris - Lots of good progress there. :cool: ...

Chris - Lots of good progress there. :cool:

I think re-using the old Herald gauges will help the car look old.

Great to hear you are working your way towards the first MOT. :eek:

As you...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 13th May 2019, 05:28
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Posted By Paul L
Just to echo Mr T… I tended to start my...

Just to echo Mr T…

I tended to start my major repairs with fibreglass matting, before switching to fibreglass body filler and then finally finishing off with ‘normal’ lightweight body filler.

A...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 26th March 2019, 15:32
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Posted By Paul L
Which is the main thing. :cool:

Which is the main thing. :cool:
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 20th February 2019, 17:00
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Posted By Paul L
As long as you are happy with the final shape...

As long as you are happy with the final shape that is all that matters.

Good luck, Paul. :)
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 17th February 2019, 06:55
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Posted By Paul L
As always, take my advice with a pinch of salt......

As always, take my advice with a pinch of salt...

But I'd say it depends...

If the filler area was small and the matting was going to cover the filler area completely and 'stick' to fibreglass...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 16th February 2019, 06:44
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Posted By Paul L
CJ – I had some more thoughts on your options… ...

CJ – I had some more thoughts on your options…


If you stick/bond them to the panel you could then add layers of fibreglass matting over them instead.

I did this on several occasions using...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 15th February 2019, 05:35
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Posted By Paul L
CJ – I’d also suggest following Molleur’s advice...

CJ – I’d also suggest following Molleur’s advice about building up the thickness with fibreglass matting.

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Given how rough my car is...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 21st December 2018, 06:36
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Posted By Paul L
In that case, I’d suggest a quick coat of etch...

In that case, I’d suggest a quick coat of etch primer to cover all the body work you have done so far.

Then, when the whole front end is a single colour, your eyes will be drawn to any areas that...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 12th December 2018, 18:53
Replies: 181
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Posted By Paul L
Chris - This is quite a tricky one to answer. ...

Chris - This is quite a tricky one to answer.

On the one hand, most people will not notice the imperfections in the first place.
(Especially when all the body work is one colour.)

On the other...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 29th September 2018, 10:35
Replies: 181
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Posted By Paul L
As if my magic... The photos appeared....

As if my magic...

The photos appeared. :cool:

Looks like your build is gaining some momentum, so keep at it.

Good luck, Paul. :)
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 26th September 2018, 15:25
Replies: 181
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Posted By Paul L
I’m getting a ‘No entry’ sign where the photos...

I’m getting a ‘No entry’ sign where the photos should be. :icon_sad:
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 20th September 2018, 16:33
Replies: 181
Views: 46,704
Posted By Paul L
Sorry, I get error messages on the photo links....

Sorry, I get error messages on the photo links. :icon_sad:
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 8th September 2018, 05:23
Replies: 181
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Posted By Paul L
Chris – Good to see your build thread back again....

Chris – Good to see your build thread back again. :cool:

I might still have a plastic header tank from a Renault Megane in one of my boxes if you need it.
...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 26th July 2017, 21:10
Replies: 181
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Posted By Paul L
Chris - Welcome back. :cool: Sorry I'm in a...

Chris - Welcome back. :cool:

Sorry I'm in a bit of a rush, so these were the first two photos I could find.

Even though the Cordite/Spitfire combo is different to the Spyder/Herald one, I had...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 8th June 2015, 16:23
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Posted By Paul L
Chris - Thanks for the measurement & your arches...

Chris - Thanks for the measurement & your arches looks miles better. :cool:

As the the rear arch profile, they did "sweep" back on the Spyder, as seen on this photo of Mister Towed.
...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 13th April 2015, 18:23
Replies: 181
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Posted By Paul L
Chris - How much of a gap did you leave between...

Chris - How much of a gap did you leave between the tyre and the wheel arch?

Cheers, Paul. :)
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 5th April 2015, 18:34
Replies: 181
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Posted By Paul L
Chris – Nice wheels. :cool: I’ve got a...

Chris – Nice wheels. :cool:

I’ve got a similar set, but in 13”, that came with my donor.

At some point I think I will have to adjust all four of my wheel arches too.

Good luck, Paul. :)
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 15th December 2014, 16:14
Replies: 181
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Posted By Paul L
CJ - Good to see some photos. :cool: Was the...

CJ - Good to see some photos. :cool:

Was the major hump surgery to align them with the seats?

Good luck, Paul. :)
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 30th September 2014, 19:36
Replies: 181
Views: 46,704
Posted By Paul L
Chris - Your insight does explain the "non...

Chris - Your insight does explain the "non answers" I've had to all my specific written questions. :icon_sad:

Unfortunately my reg. number is now in the system and I have been told to supply...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 29th September 2014, 21:25
Replies: 181
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Posted By Paul L
Swifty - I've spent a lot of time today pulling...

Swifty - I've spent a lot of time today pulling together photos and words to cover my build, as that is what I was specifically asked to do.

But reading the above, Chris didn't need to send any...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 29th September 2014, 07:22
Replies: 181
Views: 46,704
Posted By Paul L
+1

+1
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 27th September 2014, 18:04
Replies: 181
Views: 46,704
Posted By Paul L
Chris - Thanks for the V5C details. :cool: ...

Chris - Thanks for the V5C details. :cool:

Obviously, your experience is completely different to what I was told to do. :rolleyes:

So I think I might fill in the forms and send my paperwork off...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 12th May 2014, 15:17
Replies: 181
Views: 46,704
Posted By Paul L
Chris - This upgraded m/c has been used by a few...

Chris - This upgraded m/c has been used by a few people...
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