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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 4th December 2018, 17:40
Replies: 366
Views: 78,615
Posted By Old Jock
It looks quite good Paul. My only concern is...

It looks quite good Paul. My only concern is whether the smaller aperture will flow enough air for cooling. Although, I suppose twin electric fans would redress that problem.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 20th October 2018, 19:12
Replies: 366
Views: 78,615
Posted By Old Jock
Paul, You have been busy while I’ve been away...

Paul, You have been busy while I’ve been away from the forum. Your car is looking great and I agree with you that the original front end could be improved. I bought a 1999 Jaguar S type grille for...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 9th March 2018, 08:24
Replies: 85
Views: 30,117
Posted By Old Jock
Iím with you there, I think that the front end is...

Iím with you there, I think that the front end is the weakest part of the car styling wise ad also it would be more practical if the front end could be removed. It would make it easier to get an...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 8th March 2018, 17:41
Replies: 85
Views: 30,117
Posted By Old Jock
Hi Paul, Unfortunately nothing has been done to...

Hi Paul, Unfortunately nothing has been done to it as I am doing a lot of work on my Mum’s house and also trying to prepare our house for sale. We have moved into my Mum’s house now and I’m widening...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 5th July 2017, 21:20
Replies: 366
Views: 78,615
Posted By Old Jock
I'm fine, Mum is in hospital as she had a few...

I'm fine, Mum is in hospital as she had a few small strokes in her brain but with some luck, she should be home in a week or so.
Cheers,
Paul (A)
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 5th July 2017, 21:08
Replies: 366
Views: 78,615
Posted By Old Jock
Hi Paul, Glad to see you are still working away...

Hi Paul, Glad to see you are still working away on the Fiorano. It looks a lot better with the latest rear spring and if you look at a photo of the Ferrari T166 you'll see that it has quite a lot of...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 22nd May 2017, 10:23
Replies: 366
Views: 78,615
Posted By Old Jock
Hi Paul, No, my Mum's dementia is much worse now...

Hi Paul, No, my Mum's dementia is much worse now so I can't leave her on her own for any length of time. Luckily, I have been able to get her in to one of the local care homes from a Saturday morning...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 22nd May 2017, 10:12
Replies: 366
Views: 78,615
Posted By Old Jock
Oh well, keep using the same camera then as the...

Oh well, keep using the same camera then as the car does look good in the photos.:smile::tea: Paul (A)
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 21st May 2017, 22:32
Replies: 366
Views: 78,615
Posted By Old Jock
It looks like you have been doing a lot of...

It looks like you have been doing a lot of T-Cutting Paul. The paint finish looks superb.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 21st April 2017, 22:15
Replies: 366
Views: 78,615
Posted By Old Jock
I'm just jealous as mine is still in bits. My Mum...

I'm just jealous as mine is still in bits. My Mum took a turn for the worst so I'm currently caring for her. My motorbikes are all tickety-boo though as I keep them at my Mum's so any free time I get...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 10th December 2016, 17:08
Replies: 366
Views: 78,615
Posted By Old Jock
Your car is looking good Paul. Do you know how...

Your car is looking good Paul. Do you know how much negative camber you have now? How did you make the mirror cowling?
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 4th December 2016, 09:48
Replies: 366
Views: 78,615
Posted By Old Jock
I'll cross mine for you too!

I'll cross mine for you too!
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 3rd December 2016, 09:04
Replies: 366
Views: 78,615
Posted By Old Jock
Hi Paul, Did you get any joy from the spring...

Hi Paul, Did you get any joy from the spring manufacturer and were you able to measure the length of your spring?
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 25th November 2016, 13:42
Replies: 366
Views: 78,615
Posted By Old Jock
Hi Paul, My spring is 41 inches or 104...

Hi Paul, My spring is 41 inches or 104 centimetres eye centre to eye centre. This is obviously with it out of the car and resting on its' side. Hope this helps, Paul (A)
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 24th November 2016, 16:06
Replies: 366
Views: 78,615
Posted By Old Jock
Hi Paul, I see what you mean about the negative...

Hi Paul, I see what you mean about the negative camber. Normally, when you reduce the weight bearing down on the rear spring you make the camber more positive, not negative as you have. Do you know...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 23rd November 2016, 09:09
Replies: 366
Views: 78,615
Posted By Old Jock
The front end looks great, have you driven the...

The front end looks great, have you driven the car on a twisty road to see how it handles yet? The back end looks a bit extreme! Why did you remove a long leaf of the spring? Was the suspension...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 9th November 2016, 18:58
Replies: 85
Views: 30,117
Posted By Old Jock
At last, some progress has been made! Of...

At last, some progress has been made! Of sorts:doh: I took my chassis and the parts to modify it to a local welder / blacksmith to have all of the welding work done by him as it had become obvious to...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 30th October 2016, 18:00
Replies: 85
Views: 30,117
Posted By Old Jock
Hi Paul, Sadly, my build has ground to a...

Hi Paul, Sadly, my build has ground to a standstill, mainly because I am having to spend more time looking after my Mum. It's a shame, but my Mum has to come first and hopefully, I have lots of time...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 27th September 2016, 21:32
Replies: 366
Views: 78,615
Posted By Old Jock
Have you done anything with the grille yet?

Have you done anything with the grille yet?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th August 2016, 22:14
Replies: 365
Views: 83,051
Posted By Old Jock
Thanks Barber:yo:

Thanks Barber:yo:
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th August 2016, 15:12
Replies: 365
Views: 83,051
Posted By Old Jock
I'm very interested too. See the thread by Car...

I'm very interested too. See the thread by Car Photographer for another roller finish 1st kit car Fiorano Which thread has the variable sander on it?:yo:
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 21st August 2016, 15:25
Replies: 85
Views: 30,117
Posted By Old Jock
Hi Simon, Thanks for the encouraging words. I...

Hi Simon,
Thanks for the encouraging words. I also had considered the 3 wheelers but, on balance, just thought that they didn't quite offer the opportunity for a little "spirited driving" should...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 27th July 2016, 14:03
Replies: 85
Views: 30,117
Posted By Old Jock
Thanks for doing the photoshop job, it really is...

Thanks for doing the photoshop job, it really is much appreciated and also something I can't do for myself.
Cheers,
Paul
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 27th July 2016, 13:28
Replies: 85
Views: 30,117
Posted By Old Jock
Hi Paul, I was thinking more of an aluminium...

Hi Paul, I was thinking more of an aluminium surround which would bolt on to the back of the grille using the existing bolts for the slats and then bond it to the fibreglass of the front of the...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 26th July 2016, 08:53
Replies: 366
Views: 78,615
Posted By Old Jock
Or something like this? ...

Or something like this?

http://www.madabout-kitcars.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=3794&stc=1&d=1469519413
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