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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 23rd May 2020, 20:11
Replies: 479
Views: 195,211
Posted By peterux
Thanks, Amir. Glad you and all watches are...

Thanks, Amir. Glad you and all watches are enjoying my updates.

I'm currently working on the interior and specifically I'm making a centre console with an armrest to fit between the seats and...
Forum: General chatter 19th May 2020, 15:45
Replies: 80
Views: 16,607
Posted By peterux
Congratulations on your first drive!!

Congratulations on your first drive!!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 14th May 2020, 17:07
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By peterux
An electric window switch may work as they return...

An electric window switch may work as they return to the centre off position?
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 14th May 2020, 08:06
Replies: 479
Views: 195,211
Posted By peterux
Thanks, Patrick. Yes, it's coming together...

Thanks, Patrick.
Yes, it's coming together nicely. But still lots to do on the interior.
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 1st May 2020, 18:36
Replies: 4
Views: 162
Posted By peterux
I'm pretty sure that is the fuel tank breather...

I'm pretty sure that is the fuel tank breather purge valve.
I have a slightly different engine to you but I removed the valve and plugged the hose that goes to the inlet manifold.
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 1st May 2020, 12:56
Replies: 4
Views: 162
Posted By peterux
It could be the fuel tank vent pipe but without a...

It could be the fuel tank vent pipe but without a picture it's difficult to say for certain. Is a small nylon pipe?
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 28th April 2020, 18:58
Replies: 479
Views: 195,211
Posted By peterux
Another milestone completed

Thanks for the positive comments, Jack and Paul :thumb:

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I achieved another milestone this week by completing the external...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 21st April 2020, 19:23
Replies: 479
Views: 78,091
Posted By peterux
I also had the privilege to be waved off by Sir...

I also had the privilege to be waved off by Sir Sterling at the start of the London to Brighton run in 2009.

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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 21st April 2020, 19:10
Replies: 479
Views: 195,211
Posted By peterux
More wings.....

Thanks Dpa

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I've now finished fitting the front and rear offside wings. It took slightly longer than planned because I...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 17th April 2020, 15:32
Replies: 10
Views: 1,994
Posted By peterux
Wow, that looks amazing!!

Wow, that looks amazing!!
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 13th April 2020, 21:03
Replies: 479
Views: 195,211
Posted By peterux
More wiring.........

Jack and Froggy, cheers for the feedback.

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With the nearside wings in place I could crack on with the front lights...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 12th April 2020, 09:28
Replies: 399
Views: 80,068
Posted By peterux
That made me laugh this morning, but you are so...

That made me laugh this morning, but you are so right. Nice work on that central mirror plinth, looks just right for the car. :thumb:
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 12th April 2020, 09:26
Replies: 137
Views: 19,251
Posted By peterux
Nice work, Towed!

Nice work, Towed!
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 8th April 2020, 19:54
Replies: 479
Views: 195,211
Posted By peterux
Mid-week update...

Thanks for the feedback.
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A midweek update.....at least I think it is midweek but during these strange times...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 6th April 2020, 19:35
Replies: 399
Views: 80,068
Posted By peterux
Looking good, Mick, well done :tea:

Looking good, Mick, well done :tea:
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 5th April 2020, 08:59
Replies: 479
Views: 195,211
Posted By peterux
Thanks Peter, that is a good tip i'll try next...

Thanks Peter, that is a good tip i'll try next time on the other side of the car.
My tricks include putting a piece of PVC insulation tape across the head of the bolt and then wedging the bolt or...
Forum: General Build Chat 5th April 2020, 08:44
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By peterux
Thanks Peter, glad you are enjoying my updates. ...

Thanks Peter, glad you are enjoying my updates.
The quality of this kit is in a different league to most. All the holes line up and the panels fit together perfectly. A tribute to John Barlow who...
Forum: General Build Chat 5th April 2020, 08:38
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By peterux
Unfortunately, they were cheap ones from China...

Unfortunately, they were cheap ones from China off ebay. (Buy cheap, buy twice!) They did come with the tails that you see on all of them but they had the wrong size spade connectors. As suggested...
Forum: General Build Chat 4th April 2020, 08:48
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By peterux
All sorted now. The 7.8mm (5/16") spades fit...

All sorted now. The 7.8mm (5/16") spades fit perfectly and they fit in the ceramic casing fine. Must have been a batch fitted with the wrong size spades.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 3rd April 2020, 18:35
Replies: 479
Views: 195,211
Posted By peterux
Bonnet stay - take 2....

So the issue with the first version of my bonnet stays is that there is nowhere to clip it when not in use....

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Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 29th March 2020, 19:58
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By peterux
Looks fantastic, well done!

Looks fantastic, well done!
Forum: General Build Chat 29th March 2020, 18:37
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By peterux
Headlight connector issue

Some time back I bought some fancy ceramic headlight connectors because apparently the plastic ones are prone to melting with Halogen bulbs.
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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 28th March 2020, 20:29
Replies: 479
Views: 195,211
Posted By peterux
A little update......

Trial fitting the first wing. I have temporarily fitted the lights to work out the wiring routing under the wing.

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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 27th March 2020, 08:22
Replies: 399
Views: 80,068
Posted By peterux
Good to see you back! Nice problem solving, as...

Good to see you back! Nice problem solving, as usual :juggle:
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 26th March 2020, 19:18
Replies: 479
Views: 195,211
Posted By peterux
Winging it....

Thanks Paul.

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I was bit bored with bonnet stays so, taking advantage of the warm spring sunshine here today, I drove the car out of...
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