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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd October 2020, 15:35
Replies: 89
Views: 7,378
Posted By Mitchelkitman
I'm surprised they removed BMW from the make....

I'm surprised they removed BMW from the make. DVLA are anything but consistent, from the various 'reports' I've seen...... Funniest one was the JZR which was described as JCB 3 wheeled earth mover...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 2nd October 2020, 15:03
Replies: 180
Views: 50,791
Posted By Mitchelkitman
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 2nd October 2020, 10:59
Replies: 180
Views: 50,791
Posted By Mitchelkitman
Can I ask where you sourced the polycarbonate?...

Can I ask where you sourced the polycarbonate? Best deal I can see at teh moment is Screwfix or Toolstation.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 25th September 2020, 11:12
Replies: 180
Views: 50,791
Posted By Mitchelkitman
Wind deflector material

I have a lot more knowledge of the options (than I previously had), due to experiencing a crack in my caravan window. When I cut and fitted the original windows (8 years ago) I used acrylic - VERY...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 13th September 2020, 21:30
Replies: 95
Views: 4,655
Posted By Mitchelkitman
Does the aluminium foil just peel off the resin...

Does the aluminium foil just peel off the resin without sticking at all?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 11th September 2020, 19:12
Replies: 17
Views: 1,007
Posted By Mitchelkitman
The goal is to get less mixing of people, it's...

The goal is to get less mixing of people, it's difficult to rely on the common sense of a lot of folk, so the Govt come up with an idea to create a limit and hope people will stick with it. I've...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 11th September 2020, 11:24
Replies: 17
Views: 1,007
Posted By Mitchelkitman
Is Boris the name of the bat that started all...

Is Boris the name of the bat that started all this then?? :heh:
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 7th September 2020, 18:11
Replies: 95
Views: 4,655
Posted By Mitchelkitman
I like the plater idea - I'd considered using...

I like the plater idea - I'd considered using Plaster of Paris to get a shape and (once dried fully) sealing with varnish, but I like your tin foil idea! Did you wax the tin foil? and what plaster...
Forum: General Build Chat 6th September 2020, 10:32
Replies: 10
Views: 367
Posted By Mitchelkitman
About 10 years ago I saw the SS100 cars on the...

About 10 years ago I saw the SS100 cars on the stand at a show and asked how much the kit cost - Was told 85k so I replied, no, not a fully built car, just a kit. That is the kit price sir, not...
Forum: General Build Chat 5th September 2020, 16:36
Replies: 10
Views: 367
Posted By Mitchelkitman
It's taken JLR a long while (of SS production)...

It's taken JLR a long while (of SS production) before taking action - I wonder what prompted them to do it after so many years?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 29th August 2020, 12:08
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By Mitchelkitman
Would need an IVA due to windscreen change?

Would need an IVA due to windscreen change?
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 21st August 2020, 18:31
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By Mitchelkitman
Instead of moving the spring mount, have you...

Instead of moving the spring mount, have you thought about creating a 'real valance' or similar to hide the rear of the chassis/springs?
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 18th August 2020, 17:12
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By Mitchelkitman
Well it looks like you've mastered how to do...

Well it looks like you've mastered how to do pictures!
For info (as far as my knowledge goes) there are only small differences between the Marina 1.8 and MG 1.8 engines (dependant on age the Marina...
Forum: Bodywork 8th August 2020, 14:39
Replies: 11
Views: 765
Posted By Mitchelkitman
Agree with you about the presentations on TV....

Agree with you about the presentations on TV. They always make a 'profit' on Wheeler Dealers, until you realise there MUST be some additional repairs we don't see on the show, and the mechanic(s)...
Forum: Bodywork 7th August 2020, 16:40
Replies: 11
Views: 765
Posted By Mitchelkitman
'Carbon' filler

I saw a repeat of Wheeler Dealers on Quest last week during which the 'renovators' used electric (or air?) sanders to rub down the bodywork of a Corvette Stingray and then filled huge areas with...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 1st August 2020, 17:59
Replies: 160
Views: 23,106
Posted By Mitchelkitman
Aye these old cars are objects of mystery and...

Aye these old cars are objects of mystery and education at times. When I met her my (now) Wife had an ageing Volvo 340 (manual 'box thankfully). This car was still a nightmare. One day (I was...
Forum: Bertini Builds 1st August 2020, 15:27
Replies: 2
Views: 2,030
Posted By Mitchelkitman
That's good - they are a quality offering. Some...

That's good - they are a quality offering. Some have criticised the styling (saying they think front wings are too high) but IMHO they look just right - I wonder if the detractors have seen the car...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 1st August 2020, 15:11
Replies: 160
Views: 23,106
Posted By Mitchelkitman
The circuit for the 'cranking voltage to the...

The circuit for the 'cranking voltage to the coil' may only happen when the starter is cranking, and is connected when the plate in the solenoid is pulled into position onto the 2 large connectors -...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 11th July 2020, 18:18
Replies: 33
Views: 2,391
Posted By Mitchelkitman
I saw (on MSN news if we can believe it) that...

I saw (on MSN news if we can believe it) that Ferrari have lost a case for retaining their rights to the 250 GTO 'shape' as they haven't produced a vehicle - It seems they can produce scale models,...
Forum: General Build Chat 3rd July 2020, 10:10
Replies: 23
Views: 852
Posted By Mitchelkitman
Link still doesn't work!

Link still doesn't work!
Forum: General Build Chat 28th June 2020, 22:40
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By Mitchelkitman
I'd prefer to use local, but all their goods seem...

I'd prefer to use local, but all their goods seem to be about 80% increase over East Coast prices, so for me the carriage is a small cost to make big savings.
I used Glasplies many years ago (great...
Forum: Bodywork 26th June 2020, 11:11
Replies: 13
Views: 863
Posted By Mitchelkitman
If you use PIR (Polyisocyanurate?) foam the...

If you use PIR (Polyisocyanurate?) foam the polyester resin will stick to it but won't attack it. Builders merchants Celotex or other make (tan coloured) sheets with silver foil on one side and paper...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 25th June 2020, 09:39
Replies: 5
Views: 605
Posted By Mitchelkitman
If glueing it be VERY careful of the fumes from...

If glueing it be VERY careful of the fumes from impact glue - I just about got myself out of the garage before being overcome by fumes when I glued my headlining. The car didn't have front or rear...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st June 2020, 11:08
Replies: 57
Views: 8,213
Posted By Mitchelkitman
Where is the reverse camera lens hidden? Nice job...

Where is the reverse camera lens hidden? Nice job - I do like yellow cars.:eusa_angel:
Forum: General Build Chat 21st June 2020, 11:03
Replies: 23
Views: 852
Posted By Mitchelkitman
I'm surprised they allow the conversion from IC...

I'm surprised they allow the conversion from IC to EV - I know of a kit car that's done it, and DVSA just changed the fuel used on the V5. The safety (or lack of) of high voltage and loose batteries...
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