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Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 25th October 2020, 07:07
Replies: 180
Views: 50,745
Posted By Mick O'Malley
Ditto :)

I sent mine (registered) to K&R the Friday before last. Not sure if my receipt for the body will be accepted, I truthfully indicated that it was paid for with a bottle of Johnny Walker Blue Label. No...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd October 2020, 07:26
Replies: 363
Views: 74,351
Posted By Mick O'Malley
Dire frag'ems? Nope :(

Fitted the new diaphragms yesterday - no change. Had a good look at the distributor cap and rotor arm (Thanks peterux): contacts clean, no signs of tracking. However, two of the plug leads fell out...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 19th October 2020, 07:58
Replies: 363
Views: 74,351
Posted By Mick O'Malley
Question Another possibility...

Thanks for suggestions and encouragement chaps, most welcome :).

Yesterday, whilst vegetating following a nasty turn standing up too quickly after a session under the Monaco, I thought back to...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th October 2020, 07:40
Replies: 363
Views: 74,351
Posted By Mick O'Malley
Question It's A Mystery

Tried a known good condenser - no change.

Tried a known good coil to distributor lead - no change.

Can't think of anything else it could be? Where can I buy some anti-gremlin spray?

Regards,...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th October 2020, 07:35
Replies: 88
Views: 7,137
Posted By Mick O'Malley
Looking Good!

Nice and shiny compared with last Sunday. Money well spent!

Regards, Mick
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 8th October 2020, 08:31
Replies: 363
Views: 74,351
Posted By Mick O'Malley
Yesterday, at last, the weather gods smiled on...

Yesterday, at last, the weather gods smiled on me. I'd changed the coil for a known good one (borrowed from the Monaco) last week. I'd immediately tried to start her, but the noise from the electric...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 8th October 2020, 08:00
Replies: 88
Views: 7,137
Posted By Mick O'Malley
Pass!!!

Congratulations!

Regards, Mick
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 29th September 2020, 10:08
Replies: 433
Views: 87,114
Posted By Mick O'Malley
Surely they won every time, what with their extra...

Surely they won every time, what with their extra fingers giving them superior ball grip?

The after game banjo concerts weren't much consolation either... :(

Regards, Mick
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 29th September 2020, 08:17
Replies: 433
Views: 87,114
Posted By Mick O'Malley
I did one myself outside my gate using aerosol...

I did one myself outside my gate using aerosol line marking paint so I could get my motorbike in and out. Did it make a blind (yep) bit of difference? Nope. Gloucester is technically a city but the...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 28th September 2020, 11:49
Replies: 433
Views: 87,114
Posted By Mick O'Malley
Win one, lose one.

Since bleeding the brakes I've had zero enthusiasm for things mechanical as the A352 has been playing silly buggers yet again.

Yesterday I had a slight feebleness bypass and decided to address a...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 28th September 2020, 11:00
Replies: 363
Views: 74,351
Posted By Mick O'Malley
Question Help!!!

Having been messing about with old British car engines for well over five decades, I thought I could fix about anything. However, I'm now completely stumped :(.

On my way back from the Specials...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 19th September 2020, 13:30
Replies: 433
Views: 87,114
Posted By Mick O'Malley
Yes Please :)

Why not start a thread, or maybe there is one and I've missed it?

Many thanks for above info. and kind offer.

You have a PM.

Regards, Mick
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 19th September 2020, 08:14
Replies: 433
Views: 87,114
Posted By Mick O'Malley
Exclamation Rare Beast

My daily eBay Kit Car and Replica searches turned this (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Bentley-Blower-Replica/224161599428?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649) up this morning....
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 18th September 2020, 07:30
Replies: 9
Views: 1,001
Posted By Mick O'Malley
Exclamation Rollover Lottery Today....

Nice!
(https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/250-GTO-Replica-Ferrari-V12-Powertrain-Very-High-Quality/233716294396?hash=item366a93a2fc:g:9f4AAOSwOsZfYyUO)
Regards, Mick
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th September 2020, 07:17
Replies: 88
Views: 7,137
Posted By Mick O'Malley
Thumbs up Looking Good!

Nice colour choice too :).

Regards, Mick
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th September 2020, 12:18
Replies: 363
Views: 74,351
Posted By Mick O'Malley
T35 & D-Type Evocations

In last week's Classic Car Weekly there is similar for sale for only 16,750. It's described as 'Ally bodied', 'Front Engine' and 'The only one of its kind'. Its plate is visible in the thumbnail and...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 15th September 2020, 09:08
Replies: 433
Views: 87,114
Posted By Mick O'Malley
Unhappy Kidney Stones

I passed five of these over three or four days a few years back: the last one took 15 hours:. 'Regular' pain hasn't seemed so bad since :).

Thanks for commiserations.

Regards, Mick
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 15th September 2020, 07:23
Replies: 433
Views: 87,114
Posted By Mick O'Malley
Thumbs up Bled at last

Three weeks ago today I was cutting my daughter's grass, which includes shifting the trampoline (in which she'd put my granddaughter's paddling pool) to get to the bit underneath. Failing to take...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 14th September 2020, 08:59
Replies: 190
Views: 49,251
Posted By Mick O'Malley
Looking Good!

Congrats re. test :). Any thoughts on colour? I'm not a big 'BRG' fan but I think this (Connaught Green?) with Old English White roundels, would complement it perfectly.
...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 14th September 2020, 08:51
Replies: 658
Views: 164,500
Posted By Mick O'Malley
Talking He's Got a Brand New Car.....

Congratulations on that achievement :). I trust you'll be drinking cider from eleven leven leven leven leven leven leven when not working on the car, which is looking good.

Regards, Mick
Forum: General Build Chat 5th September 2020, 08:25
Replies: 10
Views: 360
Posted By Mick O'Malley
Question Only 17,000 in equipment, vehicles and stock?...

Only 17,000 in equipment, vehicles and stock? This strikes me as very light.

Regards, Mick
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 26th August 2020, 09:03
Replies: 11
Views: 581
Posted By Mick O'Malley
Thumbs up Brrrrrrrrrrrm

Looking good! Keep plugging away, your first dawn blat down a leafy and twisty B road beckons :).

Regards, Mick
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd August 2020, 13:58
Replies: 17
Views: 993
Posted By Mick O'Malley
Unhappy Oops!

I have received an e-mail from the Historic Lotus Register advising me that the public will not be admitted: entry will be for registered club members who have booked and paid in advance. It's now a...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th August 2020, 10:32
Replies: 2,622
Views: 441,729
Posted By Mick O'Malley
Bumping Up

To help someone find the thread :)

Regards, Mick
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 16th August 2020, 09:26
Replies: 433
Views: 87,114
Posted By Mick O'Malley
Browsing 'Replicas' on Ebay...

I think I may invest in a wad of lottery tickets this week....

Divine. (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1955-Mercedes-Gullwing-Replica/224119185758?hash=item342e8b615e:g:VwMAAOSwjQRfOC0Q)

Regards,...
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