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Forum: General Build Chat Yesterday, 14:23
Replies: 22
Views: 296
Posted By oxford1360
From a lot of angles it looks like a Nissan...

From a lot of angles it looks like a Nissan Figaro rather than a Speedster.
Forum: General Build Chat Yesterday, 09:05
Replies: 22
Views: 296
Posted By oxford1360
I agree. I think it is doable if you blend the...

I agree. I think it is doable if you blend the 356 roofline to the existing windscreen and get the wheelarches in the right place. Interestingly, the latter don't look too bad in the pic.

It was...
Forum: General Build Chat 12th November 2019, 10:13
Replies: 22
Views: 296
Posted By oxford1360
Daihatsu Copen 356....

This caught my eye as I thought it might be a new option -

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/PORSCHE-356-COUPE-REPLICA-BUILT-ON-A-2004-DAIHATSU-COPEN-TURBO-RUNS-AND-DRIVES/174092209081


Then I read...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 8th November 2019, 11:29
Replies: 14
Views: 619
Posted By oxford1360
Get those badges off it, quick.

Get those badges off it, quick.
Forum: General Build Chat 30th October 2019, 18:03
Replies: 17
Views: 554
Posted By oxford1360
I think the hot potato might be legal rather than...

I think the hot potato might be legal rather than political.
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 29th October 2019, 08:27
Replies: 95
Views: 20,006
Posted By oxford1360
You do know that for most of us, your posts are...

You do know that for most of us, your posts are masochistic: We love seeing them but they hurt because we do not have the skills to do the same.

Don't let that stop you. Keep spanking.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd October 2019, 08:15
Replies: 7
Views: 458
Posted By oxford1360
Do you think they have been leant on?

Do you think they have been leant on?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 22nd October 2019, 19:55
Replies: 445
Views: 94,886
Posted By oxford1360
It's a detail that's neither here or there. The...

It's a detail that's neither here or there. The car looks fantastic and it will be viewed as a whole. Only you the builder will see every detail that has niggled you during the build. Everyone else...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 18th September 2019, 09:37
Replies: 644
Views: 147,958
Posted By oxford1360
My partner took me for a surprise day out on...

My partner took me for a surprise day out on Saturday. Imagine my happiness as we approached Watergate Bay and I realised that the public road had been shut for a hillclimb.

It was a brilliant...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 17th September 2019, 20:14
Replies: 644
Views: 147,958
Posted By oxford1360
Hi Paul, No progress on the car at the moment,...

Hi Paul,
No progress on the car at the moment, although garage is looking better and better. The tractor and boat are pretty cool. I'd have the Ferrari but wouldn't swap my Fergie. Porsche made a...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 17th September 2019, 19:45
Replies: 375
Views: 46,680
Posted By oxford1360
Two feet or six feet - it looks fantastic. Well...

Two feet or six feet - it looks fantastic. Well done.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 20th August 2019, 11:56
Replies: 221
Views: 17,591
Posted By oxford1360
Why not? Mudguards and lights are not tested as...

Why not? Mudguards and lights are not tested as part of the MOT (provided they are not fitted).

Of course, you do require them if it is wet or dark in order for your vehicle to be roadworthy.
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th July 2019, 11:14
Replies: 8
Views: 691
Posted By oxford1360
Just out of interest, the yellow wire coming out...

Just out of interest, the yellow wire coming out of the alternator...where does that go?
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 22nd July 2019, 09:57
Replies: 644
Views: 147,958
Posted By oxford1360
Phwor!

Phwor!
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 22nd July 2019, 09:09
Replies: 644
Views: 147,958
Posted By oxford1360
It's getting there. I might have one or two car...

It's getting there. I might have one or two car builds left in me but I expect this to be the last garage I build so I want to get it right.

http://www.thewebsofa.com/carpics/gar.jpg

Electrics...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 26th June 2019, 09:11
Replies: 644
Views: 147,958
Posted By oxford1360
Yes, the double garage is a Dunster kit (amazing...

Yes, the double garage is a Dunster kit (amazing fit considering a natural product - everything straight and true). The car port is the design of my son and I. I wanted no obvious join or change of...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 25th June 2019, 09:41
Replies: 443
Views: 52,495
Posted By oxford1360
Nice one, Paul. What is that finish called?

Nice one, Paul. What is that finish called?
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 24th June 2019, 10:11
Replies: 644
Views: 147,958
Posted By oxford1360
Thanks for asking, Paul. As we all know,...

Thanks for asking, Paul.

As we all know, everything takes ten times longer than planned. The car build will resume imminently. The next step is electricity in the garage which should be complete...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th June 2019, 13:06
Replies: 334
Views: 58,069
Posted By oxford1360
One of the ads at the bottom of the page was for...

One of the ads at the bottom of the page was for this -

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Historical-race-car-shell/113790034480

If it weren't for the shape of that front screen, I'd be very tempted.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 17th June 2019, 11:02
Replies: 187
Views: 7,703
Posted By oxford1360
+1

+1
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 14th June 2019, 10:44
Replies: 41
Views: 6,437
Posted By oxford1360
That looks great. Now we know what happens when a...

That looks great. Now we know what happens when a Cobra fornicates with an E-Type.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 11th March 2019, 14:05
Replies: 644
Views: 147,958
Posted By oxford1360
Still making progress with the garage...but we...

Still making progress with the garage...but we all have a story about the car we shouldn't have sold...

http://www.thewebsofa.com/carpics/50th004.jpg

See what this is going for -...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 8th February 2019, 10:00
Replies: 2
Views: 857
Posted By oxford1360
"change in direction is reason for sale"...sounds...

"change in direction is reason for sale"...sounds like the steering UJ or rack need looking at.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 1st February 2019, 19:44
Replies: 644
Views: 147,958
Posted By oxford1360
A busy ten days

No explanation needed, but I'm getting there with the help of sons.

http://www.thewebsofa.com/carpics/20181209_122957.jpg

http://www.thewebsofa.com/carpics/20190114_161142.jpg
...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 26th January 2019, 08:53
Replies: 57
Views: 9,033
Posted By oxford1360
Gary, I do like the 120 (and I love Scimitars)....

Gary, I do like the 120 (and I love Scimitars). Did you move the engine back for it to fit the shell or to improve weight distribution? Not that I am thinking of my next build at all...
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