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Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 24th October 2017, 09:13
Replies: 114
Views: 37,443
Posted By Kit 275GTB
SOLD! That's it, with great regrets, I have to...

SOLD! That's it, with great regrets, I have to say goodbye to everyone. Thank you, all for your good wishes and maybe I will see you at a kitcar show in the future.
George
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 29th September 2017, 13:37
Replies: 114
Views: 37,443
Posted By Kit 275GTB
The end of a dream

Well, I have had a 5th seizure and have finally given in. If anyone wants to buy the project as it stands please send me a private message, otherwise it will go on eBay. If you would like to see what...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 23rd September 2017, 15:24
Replies: 349
Views: 90,258
Posted By Kit 275GTB
275gtb on Z3

Wow!!!. That is beautiful, and I am talking about the car not the scenery (although that is beautiful too). That is just how mine should have turned out if health had not got in the way but my wife...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 19th May 2017, 16:25
Replies: 349
Views: 90,258
Posted By Kit 275GTB
Mister Towed, It is not very easy to make a...

Mister Towed,
It is not very easy to make a 275GTB body fit on a Z3 as I have found out. The overall dimensions are close but for a start the 275 nose is very long.
Forum: General Build Chat 11th April 2017, 10:30
Replies: 53
Views: 27,431
Posted By Kit 275GTB
275gtb look alike

Hi Dai,
Welcome to the forum.
I hope you have success finding your car. I have been building my own design of an f 275GTB lookalike based on a BMW Z3 for some time but have been brought to a halt...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 31st October 2016, 16:04
Replies: 114
Views: 37,443
Posted By Kit 275GTB
End of activity

Hi all,
After a stroke and 4 seizures my wife has finally persuaded me to give up making a kit car - and I have to say I agree with her. So if you want to buy a nearly finished 275gtb look-alike...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 30th June 2016, 12:14
Replies: 114
Views: 37,443
Posted By Kit 275GTB
Thanks for your good wishes everyone. I am not...

Thanks for your good wishes everyone. I am not absolutely certain to give up on my Z3 donor (yet!).
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 29th June 2016, 13:59
Replies: 114
Views: 37,443
Posted By Kit 275GTB
Bad news I'm afraid - I have had a second seizure...

Bad news I'm afraid - I have had a second seizure and spent a few more days in hospital. This has left me with sight and mobility issues which may take a long time to clear up. The farmer who I am...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 6th May 2016, 19:30
Replies: 114
Views: 37,443
Posted By Kit 275GTB
Hi Everyone, Sorry I missed you at Stoneleigh,...

Hi Everyone, Sorry I missed you at Stoneleigh, this year,I have just come out of hospital after a stroke. If you are waiting for a 275GTB look-alike you will have to wait a lot longer as I now have...
Forum: General Build Chat 23rd March 2016, 07:49
Replies: 3
Views: 1,811
Posted By Kit 275GTB
donor

BTW, my letter to DVLA was prompted by my lurking idea to use a different donor for my 275 which would involve cutting off all the superstructure and replacing the screen but retaining the rest of...
Forum: DNA Builds 23rd March 2016, 07:04
Replies: 233
Views: 54,723
Posted By Kit 275GTB
Paint

Go on, spill the beans. Where did you get that paint job done and will they do any more at that price?
Forum: General Build Chat 22nd March 2016, 18:59
Replies: 3
Views: 1,811
Posted By Kit 275GTB
Single Donor Kit cars

(The thread title should have read "Cat C or Cat D donor".)
I have had a reply from the DVLA to my enquiry about a single donor vehicle and it is all dealt with in leaflet INF26 "The registration of...
Forum: General Build Chat 5th March 2016, 13:01
Replies: 3
Views: 1,811
Posted By Kit 275GTB
Cat C or Cat B donor

Has anyone tried sourcing all their parts from a single Cat C or B donor? What does the DVLA think of it? The scrapyards don't want to sell you a complete car anyway.
Forum: DNA Builds 5th March 2016, 08:37
Replies: 233
Views: 54,723
Posted By Kit 275GTB
DNA photos

I hope DNA will forgive me but I have used Photoshop to change the contrast on the above photos to make the detail easier to see.
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 26th February 2016, 08:16
Replies: 349
Views: 90,258
Posted By Kit 275GTB
Dripping with jealousy!

Oooohh that looks good! My own 275GTB project is coming on more slowly because there is only me and I can only work half a day. I am impressed by the verisimilitude, Chris and Dan, Yes, I agree it is...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 14th February 2016, 08:59
Replies: 114
Views: 37,443
Posted By Kit 275GTB
Hi Ross, Good to hear from someone from "down...

Hi Ross,
Good to hear from someone from "down under". Two of my best friends are there at the moment and are in love with the country.
That is a fascinating article for anyone building their own...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 8th February 2016, 14:57
Replies: 114
Views: 37,443
Posted By Kit 275GTB
Just wondering, If I leave the Z3 windows (with...

Just wondering, If I leave the Z3 windows (with their E marking) in place until I have had some new ones made up ...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 2nd February 2016, 13:51
Replies: 114
Views: 37,443
Posted By Kit 275GTB
Glass and glazing

Hi Neil,
Thanks for your more thorough explanation, as usual the MOT and IVA requirements are different. For IVA, ALL windows must be E marked, for MOT, there is no mention of E marking for other...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 1st February 2016, 18:48
Replies: 114
Views: 37,443
Posted By Kit 275GTB
I have had a definitive reply from VOSA re...

I have had a definitive reply from VOSA re glazing. The front window must be made from safety glass (not plastic) and E marked by the manufacturer. The windows to each side of the driver must be made...
Forum: General Build Chat 1st February 2016, 17:55
Replies: 53
Views: 27,431
Posted By Kit 275GTB
Seat belts and old donors

I have had a reply from DVLA and they say that
(a) if the rear pair of seats are removed then the seat belt mounting points must be permanently disabled, e.g. by welding over
(b) older donors still...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 30th January 2016, 09:54
Replies: 349
Views: 90,258
Posted By Kit 275GTB
275 replica

Now you know why I have been working on a 275GTB replica unstead of a 250!
Forum: General Build Chat 22nd January 2016, 13:10
Replies: 53
Views: 27,431
Posted By Kit 275GTB
IVA approval download

I don't know if this is the latest - dated April 2009.
http://www.minimag.co.uk/files/2011/08/M1-Inspection-Manual-May-09-1.pdf
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 18th January 2016, 08:26
Replies: 114
Views: 37,443
Posted By Kit 275GTB
I have emailed the replacement for VOSA for some...

I have emailed the replacement for VOSA for some definitive answers and in the usual fashion, received a computer generated reply saying that due to pressure of enquiries at this time it may be some...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 17th January 2016, 08:10
Replies: 114
Views: 37,443
Posted By Kit 275GTB
275GTB designer

I presume you meant the reference to PininFarina as the designer. I will check out the source of my info about Scaglietti being the driving force.
Forum: General Build Chat 16th January 2016, 11:19
Replies: 53
Views: 27,431
Posted By Kit 275GTB
I know that cars registered before 1965 do not...

I know that cars registered before 1965 do not have to have seat belts fitted but if I convert my post 1965 donor from 4 seats to 2 do I still have to have seat belt fittings in the empty space?...
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