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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds Yesterday, 20:25
Replies: 2
Views: 46
Posted By Mister Towed
From memory, there's a difference between clutch...

From memory, there's a difference between clutch type and gear type LSD's and I have no idea which type BMW fit.

Try jacking the whole back end up so both wheels are off the ground, then turn...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted Yesterday, 11:07
Replies: 4
Views: 58
Posted By Mister Towed
Nice looking example, MOT history says it's still...

Nice looking example, MOT history says it's still registered as a Triumph Herald so that would need sorting.

Not a great advert, but it does seem to be getting the bids as it's currently at...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted Yesterday, 06:29
Replies: 5
Views: 1,221
Posted By Mister Towed
That's probably a more sensible thing to do with...

That's probably a more sensible thing to do with it but likely to be a much more expensive route as it has no engine, gearbox, front & rear screens or interior.

It's pretty much a partly...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 30th June 2020, 17:45
Replies: 55
Views: 1,602
Posted By Mister Towed
Just for reference, my Triumph engine is 560mm...

Just for reference, my Triumph engine is 560mm tall from the bottom of the sump to the top of the rocker cover, while the top of the rocker cover is 510mm above the top of the chassis, measured from...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 30th June 2020, 09:35
Replies: 55
Views: 1,602
Posted By Mister Towed
Not sure if you need it for shoehorning in the...

Not sure if you need it for shoehorning in the engine or for the fishing, but Good Luck anyway!
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 30th June 2020, 06:43
Replies: 55
Views: 1,602
Posted By Mister Towed
I like your recessed floors. I'm going to recess...

I like your recessed floors. I'm going to recess the front pans rather more than the rear to accommodate my floor mounted pedals, which will also give me a bit more legroom than I'd otherwise have. ...
Forum: General chatter 29th June 2020, 08:01
Replies: 18
Views: 403
Posted By Mister Towed
You shouldn't be, your car looks fantastic. I'd...

You shouldn't be, your car looks fantastic. I'd love to see it in person some day.
Forum: General chatter 28th June 2020, 18:14
Replies: 18
Views: 403
Posted By Mister Towed
We all have our off days :)

We all have our off days :)
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 28th June 2020, 18:11
Replies: 137
Views: 19,194
Posted By Mister Towed
...I could stay one step ahead if you slow down a...

...I could stay one step ahead if you slow down a bit. Perhaps your fishing trip will give me time to progress mine a bit further.

One thought on how yours is progressing. I noted that your...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 28th June 2020, 17:24
Replies: 137
Views: 19,194
Posted By Mister Towed
Fabricated some brackets to take the Honda Civic...

Fabricated some brackets to take the Honda Civic alloy radiator this afternoon and it all fits quite nicely -

https://i.ibb.co/cLgvWCq/IMG-20200628-172808039.jpg
...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 28th June 2020, 12:22
Replies: 55
Views: 1,602
Posted By Mister Towed
Wow, great progress again, proper Hare and...

Wow, great progress again, proper Hare and Tortoise stuff when compared to my build.

I suspect you've already thought this through, but have you worked out where your seats are going to sit (no...
Forum: General chatter 28th June 2020, 09:25
Replies: 18
Views: 403
Posted By Mister Towed
Just thought it might be worth adding a picture...

Just thought it might be worth adding a picture of what my car looked like after I painted it after a refurb in 2017 -

https://i.ibb.co/6JhMhCD/P1050120-zpsrp4sw01p.jpg

I used a 100...
Forum: General chatter 28th June 2020, 08:10
Replies: 18
Views: 403
Posted By Mister Towed
Oh, Hi Jeff. Sorry to go all Carly Simon...

Oh, Hi Jeff.

Sorry to go all Carly Simon on you, but my posts above aren't about you.

I can understand why you think they might be: as I recall (and please feel free to correct me if I'm...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 27th June 2020, 09:55
Replies: 5
Views: 1,221
Posted By Mister Towed
Unusual donor here for a Forosa, Sammio or...

Unusual donor here for a Forosa, Sammio or similar. Has a very nice registration, too -
...
Forum: General chatter 27th June 2020, 09:49
Replies: 18
Views: 403
Posted By Mister Towed
Yes, and it was a well built example, it's just...

Yes, and it was a well built example, it's just that the journalist hated it.

If you remember back to the days when Top Gear was good they did a Lancia special show.

Clarkson folded himself...
Forum: General chatter 27th June 2020, 08:00
Replies: 18
Views: 403
Posted By Mister Towed
Just be aware that you might have to develop a...

Just be aware that you might have to develop a bit of a thick skin if you're building something different to the norm as not everyone will hold back on the insults.

Back in 2015 I found an...
Forum: General chatter 26th June 2020, 11:01
Replies: 18
Views: 403
Posted By Mister Towed
Yep, it's a (mostly) friendly forum, all right,...

Yep, it's a (mostly) friendly forum, all right, and most people on here are grown up enough to keep their posts positive even if they don't like the work that's being shown.

We do have the odd...
Forum: General Build Chat 25th June 2020, 08:02
Replies: 25
Views: 4,384
Posted By Mister Towed
Goodwood Festival of Speed and Revival also...

Goodwood Festival of Speed and Revival also cancelled -

https://www.goodwood.com/motorsport/goodwood-revival/

Will be taking the option to roll my tickets over to 2021.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 25th June 2020, 06:30
Replies: 137
Views: 19,194
Posted By Mister Towed
I have now fabricated the upper bulkhead to link...

I have now fabricated the upper bulkhead to link the dash to the lower bulkhead using high-tech cardboard aided design -

https://i.ibb.co/2t824Wm/IMG-20200622-140013178.jpg
...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 24th June 2020, 06:49
Replies: 181
Views: 46,489
Posted By Mister Towed
Ha ha, in my defence I'd never used bonding paste...

Ha ha, in my defence I'd never used bonding paste before and it didn't come with any instructions so I assumed it air cured. It was only when someone said 'did you put enough catalyst in it?' that...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 23rd June 2020, 06:29
Replies: 181
Views: 46,489
Posted By Mister Towed
Hi CBJ, some answers for you: a) Yes - so...

Hi CBJ, some answers for you:

a) Yes - so long as you have an MOT appointment nearby and are insured to drive the car you can drive to the testing station.

b) Yes - manufacturer's...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 22nd June 2020, 08:09
Replies: 55
Views: 1,602
Posted By Mister Towed
It took two sets and I replaced the Triumph studs...

It took two sets and I replaced the Triumph studs with Land Rover Freelander ones which are much sturdier and fit the Satur adaptors -
...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 22nd June 2020, 06:35
Replies: 55
Views: 1,602
Posted By Mister Towed
Fascinating and fast progress, I do like your...

Fascinating and fast progress, I do like your frame.

Have you decided on a chassis yet? Might be an idea to have a rolling chassis to line everything up to before fixing the panels in place. ...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 21st June 2020, 18:22
Replies: 137
Views: 19,194
Posted By Mister Towed
Thanks for your input Froggyman, glad you like...

Thanks for your input Froggyman, glad you like what you see.

Yes, Paul, that picture does quite nicely show how the dash will blend in to the 356's structure both at the top and down the sides...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 19th June 2020, 17:45
Replies: 137
Views: 19,194
Posted By Mister Towed
Forgot to mention that I am going to be able to...

Forgot to mention that I am going to be able to use the floor mounted pedal box I have on the shelf which I thought might end up too close to the driver but will actually be fine -
...
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