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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 30th June 2020, 19:11
Replies: 55
Views: 1,602
Posted By andysharrock
## what's 40mm between friends car should be...

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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: 55
Views: 1,602
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: 55
Views: 1,602
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: 137
Views: 19,194
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...
Forum: General Build Chat 28th June 2020, 18:40
Replies: 4
Views: 112
Posted By andysharrock
I used East Coast Fibreglass for woven roving...

I used East Coast Fibreglass for woven roving they were the cheapest by far even with postage
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 28th June 2020, 17:46
Replies: 137
Views: 19,194
Posted By andysharrock
its taking shape well and everything looks a good...

its taking shape well and everything looks a good fit. The engine looks small and has room looking at mine today I said that's a small gap for a big engine. You can never tell from pictures the...
Forum: General Build Chat 28th June 2020, 17:22
Replies: 4
Views: 112
Posted By andysharrock
cost of fiberglass recommendations

I seem to be going through fiberglass like its going out of fashion at the mo. I don't have any good suppliers local so everything is plus post witch is a bummer especially now when it can be a few...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 28th June 2020, 16:22
Replies: 55
Views: 1,602
Posted By andysharrock
The door gaps look better now the body has...

The door gaps look better now the body has support at both ends as well as the middle. The bonnet fits and looks so much better now I have lifted and brought the front out a little . I think its a...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 28th June 2020, 16:13
Replies: 55
Views: 1,602
Posted By andysharrock
Huston we have a car on wheels hanging the frame...

Huston we have a car on wheels hanging the frame from the underside of the chassis worked a treat I just need to nip the ends off the steel work job for tomorrow. The front of the chassis tucked...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 28th June 2020, 15:58
Replies: 55
Views: 1,602
Posted By andysharrock
thanks Mister Towed work will come to a stop soon...

thanks Mister Towed work will come to a stop soon my caravans opening so gone fishing will be on the garage door lol. Must admit no I have not got as far as were to put the seats made the seats tho...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 27th June 2020, 18:06
Replies: 55
Views: 1,602
Posted By andysharrock
picked my chassis up the morning that can only...

picked my chassis up the morning that can only mean its chassis build time lol 60mm box section think that should be enough

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test fit the car tomorrow going to hang the inner frame...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 25th June 2020, 21:18
Replies: 55
Views: 1,602
Posted By andysharrock
made me some seat shells two for the speedster...

made me some seat shells two for the speedster and one for the other tribute build I am working on. gel coats a bit thin but they are getting covered so hay oh
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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 23rd June 2020, 20:28
Replies: 55
Views: 1,602
Posted By andysharrock
not so happy with the seats I bought for the...

not so happy with the seats I bought for the other car they look brill but have got to be the most uncomfortable seat I have ever sat in. So fiberglass out time to make some seats this is the inside...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 23rd June 2020, 20:21
Replies: 55
Views: 1,602
Posted By andysharrock
bit of progress hit the local old fashioned iron...

bit of progress hit the local old fashioned iron mongers in search of door hinges and found so that with a bit of work made puka job of it . top tip you can not see were to mark the bolt holes when...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd June 2020, 20:08
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By andysharrock
it twists off as for removing the metal stub it...

it twists off as for removing the metal stub it will leave on the screen no idea
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 22nd June 2020, 18:29
Replies: 55
Views: 1,602
Posted By andysharrock
Yes you should go for it from the bits I have...

Yes you should go for it from the bits I have picked up along the way, dont do it in full sun it will set while your working on it . two thin lairs of CSM is better than one thick one because it wets...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 22nd June 2020, 07:33
Replies: 55
Views: 1,602
Posted By andysharrock
I have been looking for a chassis for a while...

I have been looking for a chassis for a while managed to get a fully rebuilt spitfire one yesterday hoping to have if for next weekend. Not 5 minuets after putting the phone down did I get offered...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 21st June 2020, 18:51
Replies: 55
Views: 1,602
Posted By andysharrock
deffo going to need some more fiberglass now body...

deffo going to need some more fiberglass now body off for a spot of sunbathing
while put some extra fiberglass on all the joints and the areas that will be used to support the main body
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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 19th June 2020, 07:34
Replies: 55
Views: 1,602
Posted By andysharrock
believe me if they sell anything to do with...

believe me if they sell anything to do with speedsters I have been on there web site Im from Yorkshire we dont like wasting money up north.I found rusty tubs expensive look at 356A Speedster...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 18th June 2020, 20:29
Replies: 55
Views: 1,602
Posted By andysharrock
https://vintagespeedsterparts.com/licenseplates.as...

https://vintagespeedsterparts.com/licenseplates.aspx
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 18th June 2020, 20:07
Replies: 55
Views: 1,602
Posted By andysharrock
some progress over the last few days ,I had some...

some progress over the last few days ,I had some fire escapes replaced at work that were made out of 2" box steel seemed a shame to waste it. So I have framed out the inside of the main body and...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 15th June 2020, 08:07
Replies: 55
Views: 1,602
Posted By andysharrock
Hi paul L ,the blue material is good old lino...

Hi paul L ,the blue material is good old lino flooring off cuts grate stuff for shaping and bridging gaps the glass will not stick to it so its easy to pull it off when ready. I made up a rough frame...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 12th June 2020, 18:38
Replies: 55
Views: 1,602
Posted By andysharrock
bonnet inner skin sorted, I have some 6mm high...

bonnet inner skin sorted, I have some 6mm high density foam that I am going to lay on the top and skin and glass over it to crate a sandwiched. I will have a look tomorrow its was already pretty...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 11th June 2020, 17:43
Replies: 55
Views: 1,602
Posted By andysharrock
cheers and thanks for the info Mister Towed, I...

cheers and thanks for the info Mister Towed, I will give them a ring when I have it sat on 4 wheels .
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 11th June 2020, 17:41
Replies: 55
Views: 1,602
Posted By andysharrock
whoop whoop I am at the smile point when you step...

whoop whoop I am at the smile point when you step back to check what your doing. all been well l will have the bonnet made tomorrow bare bones ready
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