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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 21st January 2020, 07:17
Replies: 18
Views: 828
Posted By Mister Towed
Some nice design touches there, I particularly...

Some nice design touches there, I particularly like what appear to be period alloy big drums at the front which I guess are hiding discs and calipers. I'd want them on the back axle too though.
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 30th December 2019, 10:26
Replies: 18
Views: 677
Posted By Mister Towed
Very slick website, informative, easy to navigate...

Very slick website, informative, easy to navigate and lots of enticing pictures. Should generate some interest and sales.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 26th December 2019, 17:08
Replies: 80
Views: 11,584
Posted By Mister Towed
Sound advice, and if both sets of adaptors were...

Sound advice, and if both sets of adaptors were steel I'd definitely weld them together and have them balanced, but one set is steel and the other aluminium.

To make sure everything will be safe...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 24th December 2019, 09:13
Replies: 0
Views: 77
Posted By Mister Towed
MGF Alloys & Tyres will fit Triumph 4x95.25 PCD

Hi everyone.

I have a set of five MGF 'square peg' alloys for sale due to a change of plans.

Price is 100 for the set (cash on collection from Downham Market, Norfolk).

They're 6Jx15...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 24th December 2019, 08:18
Replies: 80
Views: 11,584
Posted By Mister Towed
Thanks guys, I'm aiming to be on the road for...

Thanks guys, I'm aiming to be on the road for Goodwood next September, which I don't think is unrealistic now I've (mostly) finished the Midget. I just need to get on with it.

The MGF alloys...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 22nd December 2019, 19:53
Replies: 80
Views: 11,584
Posted By Mister Towed
https://i.ibb.co/KwX6PmD/Resized-50.jpg

https://i.ibb.co/KwX6PmD/Resized-50.jpg
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 22nd December 2019, 19:14
Replies: 80
Views: 11,584
Posted By Mister Towed
Oh dear, not sure why some of the pics are huge. ...

Oh dear, not sure why some of the pics are huge. Will have to look into that.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 22nd December 2019, 19:11
Replies: 80
Views: 11,584
Posted By Mister Towed
Been a while since I posted any updates as I...

Been a while since I posted any updates as I hadn't got round to finding a new image hosting site.

I've been making some progress recently, anyone who's familiar with my front engined speedster...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 22nd December 2019, 16:50
Replies: 80
Views: 11,584
Posted By Mister Towed
Ahh, there we go, BBCode Full works on IMGBB.

Ahh, there we go, BBCode Full works on IMGBB.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 22nd December 2019, 16:48
Replies: 80
Views: 11,584
Posted By Mister Towed
Try again. ...

Try again.

https://i.ibb.co/jG4v9t6/IMG-20191110-154718149.jpg
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 22nd December 2019, 16:47
Replies: 80
Views: 11,584
Posted By Mister Towed
Doh!

Doh!
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 22nd December 2019, 16:47
Replies: 80
Views: 11,584
Posted By Mister Towed
Just trying a different image hosting service as...

Just trying a different image hosting service as photobucket don't seem to want me to share any pictures even though I've reduced my stored images to below their 'free' limit :(

Anyway, here...
Forum: Show us your Kit Cars 21st December 2019, 23:08
Replies: 13
Views: 551
Posted By Mister Towed
Very nice, the colour really suits it.

Very nice, the colour really suits it.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 21st December 2019, 08:57
Replies: 176
Views: 41,173
Posted By Mister Towed
I'd have the head off and check for: ...

I'd have the head off and check for:

Incorrect, dished pistons fitted reducing the compression ratio (already low at 8.5:1 on a 13/60).

New valves fitted 'out of the box' at some stage and...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 19th December 2019, 09:24
Replies: 18
Views: 828
Posted By Mister Towed
There are ways to shoehorn a straight six into...

There are ways to shoehorn a straight six into pretty much anything that's already running a Triumph 4 pot:

Swap the front suspension turrets side to side - that moves the engine mounts back...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 18th December 2019, 20:36
Replies: 18
Views: 828
Posted By Mister Towed
Sorry, should've made it clear but mine was a...

Sorry, should've made it clear but mine was a Sammio Spyder. I'd post some pictures but photobucket are holding them all to ransom :(
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 18th December 2019, 17:03
Replies: 62
Views: 10,350
Posted By Mister Towed
That's a great looking car on the road, I think...

That's a great looking car on the road, I think you've got the dimensions just right. Again.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 18th December 2019, 07:19
Replies: 18
Views: 828
Posted By Mister Towed
I wouldn't get too hung up on the rear suspension...

I wouldn't get too hung up on the rear suspension components, what works best on a full weight car won't necessarily make much of a difference on a lightweight car like the Corsa Spyder.

My...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 19th November 2019, 07:12
Replies: 4
Views: 1,150
Posted By Mister Towed
Good news, Gary, glad to hear business is going...

Good news, Gary, glad to hear business is going well for you.

Don't forget that you're selling a very desirable product and some highly valuable skills. For customers looking for the experience...
Forum: General Build Chat 13th November 2019, 18:32
Replies: 23
Views: 809
Posted By Mister Towed
Sorry, couldn't find a link to that Barchetta/356...

Sorry, couldn't find a link to that Barchetta/356 for sale anywhere.

I've never needed an IVA so hadn't really looked at the implications, but I just spent ten minutes looking for the bit about...
Forum: General Build Chat 13th November 2019, 07:19
Replies: 23
Views: 809
Posted By Mister Towed
The wheelbase is 5" too long so it might look a...

The wheelbase is 5" too long so it might look a little odd and it'll probably need IVA, but otherwise, I can't see an issue with it.

It's just the same donor + kit formula that's been used for...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 7th November 2019, 19:48
Replies: 176
Views: 41,173
Posted By Mister Towed
I used bonnet pins on top to pull the bonnet down...

I used bonnet pins on top to pull the bonnet down and level it, worked a treat.

Good to see another spyder nearing completion, btw :)
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 2nd November 2019, 09:37
Replies: 28
Views: 5,145
Posted By Mister Towed
No mention of kit prices or availability, but...

No mention of kit prices or availability, but their website is still up -

https://www.corsaspyder.com/
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 1st November 2019, 19:42
Replies: 28
Views: 5,145
Posted By Mister Towed
Hmm, didn't realise it needed the chassis...

Hmm, didn't realise it needed the chassis lengthening.
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 1st November 2019, 09:04
Replies: 28
Views: 5,145
Posted By Mister Towed
Good question, what kit is it? As for the...

Good question, what kit is it?

As for the modifications, as LL says above, if you change the wheelbase by shortening or lengthening the chassis then it definitely needs an IVA, which at best...
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