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Forum: General Build Chat 28th November 2020, 10:07
Replies: 15
Views: 335
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The Alfa engines are great, just make sure you...

The Alfa engines are great, just make sure you change the cam belt regularly. I've owned three Alfa's, two of which had the belt snap on me ! One was a brand new 2.0 twin spark 156 that failed at 40k...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 27th November 2020, 21:01
Replies: 1
Views: 110
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
New build Scimitar Based Formosa

No sooner had the dust settled from the completion of my last Tribute I was thinking of what to do next ! I've followed the progress of some of the Formosa builds, I've always had a thing for the...
Forum: General Build Chat 26th November 2020, 16:45
Replies: 15
Views: 335
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
7 mpg !! Drive it like you stole it Mister Towed !

7 mpg !! Drive it like you stole it Mister Towed !
Forum: General Build Chat 25th November 2020, 09:50
Replies: 15
Views: 335
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Boxster wouldn't need to be expensive if you buy...

Boxster wouldn't need to be expensive if you buy a complete car. 2500 would get you a reasonable donor, take out the bits you need and then sell all the parts you don't. Do it that way and you will...
Forum: General Build Chat 24th November 2020, 10:37
Replies: 15
Views: 335
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Audi engines from the A3 range ? Even the 2.0 TDI...

Audi engines from the A3 range ? Even the 2.0 TDI would give your power requirement but with loads of torque in almost standard tune.
Alfa twin spark or V6 another option.....
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th November 2020, 21:58
Replies: 99
Views: 9,089
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Walk around video of my car courtesy of the...

Walk around video of my car courtesy of the auction house ;

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fEFs3vER3jk
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 16th November 2020, 09:37
Replies: 193
Views: 25,386
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
No problem there, just tell them its a home made...

No problem there, just tell them its a home made body. Come up with a name for it so they can fill in the make / model section.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 15th November 2020, 20:48
Replies: 193
Views: 25,386
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I shouldn't worry about not having a receipt. The...

I shouldn't worry about not having a receipt. The photo shot of the ebay ad will be fine as is the case with a hand written receipt for second hand bodies. Mick didn't have a problem with his Monaco...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 15th November 2020, 18:03
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
There's more too it than 0 - 60 times ! Handing...

There's more too it than 0 - 60 times ! Handing is the main factor in a sports car, the Z4 is pretty good for its size and weight. Plenty of 3.0ltr cars out there if you need a little more grunt !
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 14th November 2020, 22:09
Replies: 99
Views: 9,089
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Most of the road cars were being sold but at the...

Most of the road cars were being sold but at the lower end of their estimates on the whole. The competition cars weren't doing so well but their reserve prices were simply too high in many cases. Not...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 14th November 2020, 12:40
Replies: 99
Views: 9,089
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Thanks for posting the photos Paul ! Wish I had...

Thanks for posting the photos Paul ! Wish I had the skills and the kit to do the same !

The live stream Silverstone auction is on at the moment , cars going through now until about 5.30

Here...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th November 2020, 18:34
Replies: 99
Views: 9,089
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
First day of the Silverstone sale today. Most...

First day of the Silverstone sale today. Most cars sold and some fancy prices paid. How about 15750 for a Mk1 Golf DIESEL ! Fair enough it had less than 1000 miles from new but even so !

Day two...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 11th November 2020, 23:55
Replies: 1
Views: 212
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Tribute Z3GTC For Auction

Here is the link to the auction of my Tribute Z3GTC. Low estimate to get a few interested !
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 11th November 2020, 23:53
Replies: 99
Views: 9,089
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Here is the link to my sale at CCA auctions. Low...

Here is the link to my sale at CCA auctions. Low estimate will bring in a few interested parties hopefully !
...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 11th November 2020, 19:38
Replies: 193
Views: 25,386
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Electrical equipment gold recovery is too messy....

Electrical equipment gold recovery is too messy. Nitric acid needed gives off too many toxic fumes that will make you puke !
The local car boot yields some nice little nuggits from time to time !...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 11th November 2020, 10:01
Replies: 99
Views: 9,089
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The Z3GTC was advertised on ebay. Lots of...

The Z3GTC was advertised on ebay. Lots of interest with over 8000 page views and 80+ watchers but no takers yet !

I've decided to take it to the CCA auction, they sold my 275 back in the spring....
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 11th November 2020, 09:54
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
New kits

Chris is tempting us with more kits in the pipeline !

Corvette replica anyone ?
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 11th November 2020, 09:50
Replies: 193
Views: 25,386
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Nice little rippa ! Some good pay dirt over in...

Nice little rippa ! Some good pay dirt over in Norfolkshire !
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 5th November 2020, 09:11
Replies: 99
Views: 9,089
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I built a V8 Robin Hood S7 back in the 1990's. I...

I built a V8 Robin Hood S7 back in the 1990's. I kept that one for around 6 years partly because the owners club and social scene within it was great at the time !
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 31st October 2020, 20:51
Replies: 222
Views: 54,409
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Doesn't need to be taxed either if you're taking...

Doesn't need to be taxed either if you're taking it to a pre booked MOT. Make sure it is properly pre booked though and the garage has the car details, reg etc.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 31st October 2020, 14:59
Replies: 441
Views: 89,415
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Well done ! A simple enough process once you've...

Well done ! A simple enough process once you've gone through it a couple of times.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 31st October 2020, 09:14
Replies: 492
Views: 85,428
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
That looks really good for all the wrong reasons !

That looks really good for all the wrong reasons !
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 29th October 2020, 13:53
Replies: 99
Views: 9,089
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I've decided to slash the price for a quick sale....

I've decided to slash the price for a quick sale. First offer of 15k buys it !

I need to make room for my next project which I'm collecting in the morning !
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th October 2020, 17:22
Replies: 99
Views: 9,089
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
More photo's added along with price reduction ! I...

More photo's added along with price reduction ! I am open to silly offers, try me, you never know !!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 25th October 2020, 10:11
Replies: 99
Views: 9,089
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The car is listed on ebay item no 193723650495

The car is listed on ebay item no 193723650495
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