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Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 6th October 2019, 23:03
Replies: 275
Views: 47,756
Posted By scimjim
Yes, it is. I donít miss mine :)

Yes, it is. I donít miss mine :)
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 6th October 2019, 21:50
Replies: 275
Views: 47,756
Posted By scimjim
It was - Lotus twin cam and a BDA with bonnets...

It was - Lotus twin cam and a BDA with bonnets open.
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 6th October 2019, 20:53
Replies: 275
Views: 47,756
Posted By scimjim
Great to meet you at Bibury today :) ...

Great to meet you at Bibury today :)

http://www.madabout-kitcars.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=6446&d=1570391519
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 25th September 2019, 16:12
Replies: 334
Views: 58,239
Posted By scimjim
I didnít go to the Gloucester show but I was...

I didnít go to the Gloucester show but I was competing at Shelsley last weekend :icon_smile:
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 31st August 2019, 19:12
Replies: 378
Views: 47,103
Posted By scimjim
Tell-tales: Fail/major for main beam (post...

Tell-tales:

Fail/major for main beam (post 1986)
Fail/major for rear fog (post 1980)
Advisory/minor for indicators (post 1936)
Advisory/minor for hazards (post 1986)
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 31st August 2019, 10:25
Replies: 378
Views: 47,103
Posted By scimjim
Good luck with the MOT. Front fog lights...

Good luck with the MOT.

Front fog lights aren’t tested on anything pre 2018 (1980 for rear) - and if they’re spotlights, the lens is the wrong pattern to be used as fogs.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 31st July 2019, 19:36
Replies: 223
Views: 17,914
Posted By scimjim
They haven’t been “granted” VHI though - they’ve...

They haven’t been “granted” VHI though - they’ve self declared and so far I don’t think there’s been any checks by the authorities? Changing a 2 seater convertible sports car into a 2 seater...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 31st July 2019, 10:17
Replies: 223
Views: 17,914
Posted By scimjim
We’ll agree to disagree until a test case comes...

We’ll agree to disagree until a test case comes up then ��
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 30th July 2019, 20:48
Replies: 223
Views: 17,914
Posted By scimjim
Different bodies on separate chassis vehicles was...

Different bodies on separate chassis vehicles was specifically discussed during the consultation - they may not have written it very well but that’s exactly what it means.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 30th July 2019, 20:31
Replies: 223
Views: 17,914
Posted By scimjim
https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/governmen...

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/670431/vehicles-of-historical-interest-substantial-change-guidance.pdf

In addition if a vehicle...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 30th July 2019, 19:33
Replies: 223
Views: 17,914
Posted By scimjim
Love it - but there’s no way you can claim it’s...

Love it - but there’s no way you can claim it’s VHI (and MOT exempt) with those changes to the body (one of the specific changes that the guidance mentions) :)
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 7th July 2019, 08:21
Replies: 22
Views: 2,009
Posted By scimjim
As an aside, Reliant also used the SS1 chassis...

As an aside, Reliant also used the SS1 chassis for the MGF prototype - the V8 RWD PR2. The PR1 was M16 FWD by Motor Panels of Nuneaton, the PR3 was the K series FWD by ADC of Luton (that Austin Rover...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 7th July 2019, 08:12
Replies: 22
Views: 2,009
Posted By scimjim
Towns did a lot of work on the SS1. Firstly the...

Towns did a lot of work on the SS1. Firstly the SS2 that was hoped to sell in America with a V6 engine

http://www.madabout-kitcars.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=6185&stc=1&d=1562483264
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Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 6th July 2019, 20:48
Replies: 22
Views: 2,009
Posted By scimjim
It got one eventually - Reliant took the design...

It got one eventually - Reliant took the design back in house and did what they did best (GRP monobody instead of Italian designed plastic panels) - and we got the mk2 Sabre (too little, too late) ��
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 4th July 2019, 19:09
Replies: 22
Views: 2,009
Posted By scimjim
Scimitar SS1 = 84 inches (funnily enough, not on...

Scimitar SS1 = 84 inches (funnily enough, not on the site IanA linked)
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 9th April 2019, 18:20
Replies: 418
Views: 64,772
Posted By scimjim
It’s not the donor car reg (you’ve never been...

It’s not the donor car reg (you’ve never been able to keep that on this type of car since IVA/SVA came in) but an age related plate that you can have if you keep 3 major components from a single...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 8th April 2019, 22:44
Replies: 418
Views: 64,772
Posted By scimjim
anything that’s historic VED can have black &...

anything that’s historic VED can have black & silver plates.
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 29th March 2019, 22:30
Replies: 418
Views: 64,772
Posted By scimjim
I’m competing at Prescott on 25th May - hope you...

I’m competing at Prescott on 25th May - hope you can bring it along if you still have it, I’m sure the BOC would love to see it there on La Vita Rossa day!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th March 2019, 21:54
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By scimjim
2 rear red reflectors are mandatory for MOT...

2 rear red reflectors are mandatory for MOT (position isn’t specified for cars) - rear white reflectors are a fail.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 10th March 2019, 09:17
Replies: 31
Views: 5,809
Posted By scimjim
Yep, to change tax class itís hardcopy only - I...

Yep, to change tax class itís hardcopy only - I thought it was already historic class.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 8th March 2019, 20:43
Replies: 31
Views: 5,809
Posted By scimjim
If you tax it online, thereís a check box to...

If you tax it online, thereís a check box to declare itís VHI - no need for a V112 or a trip to the post office.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 21st February 2019, 08:29
Replies: 82
Views: 8,049
Posted By scimjim
GT (coupe), not GTE (which had 14Ē wheels). Have...

GT (coupe), not GTE (which had 14Ē wheels). Have you had them banded yet - theyíre 5.5Ē as standard.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 20th February 2019, 16:52
Replies: 71
Views: 16,805
Posted By scimjim
Just noticed this reading back through the...

Just noticed this reading back through the thread. Although youíre right that only later cars had galv from new, many have been replaced by owners (and some apparently by the factory) and you can...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 22nd November 2018, 21:10
Replies: 2,621
Views: 415,510
Posted By scimjim
$399 pa was the business model that killed...

$399 pa was the business model that killed Photobucket - latest pricing is $4:03 a month for 2GB $5:83 a month for 20GB and $10:33 for 20TB
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 22nd November 2018, 20:25
Replies: 2,621
Views: 415,510
Posted By scimjim
The new CEO of Photobucket reversed that decision...

The new CEO of Photobucket reversed that decision (after his predecessor was fired) and they should all show now - try refreshing the page if they donít come up first time (a quick look on page 2...
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