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Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 9th January 2019, 10:44
Replies: 36
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Posted By lancelot link
ForMORsa updates ... ...

ForMORsa updates ...

https://i.ibb.co/XJqPzBF/IMG-1567.jpg (https://ibb.co/C0fyndV)


https://i.ibb.co/0DZZyrF/IMG-1568.jpg (https://ibb.co/4mMMRpY)

Chassis pretty much all painted , axles ,...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 17th November 2018, 16:25
Replies: 36
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Posted By lancelot link
not impossible Big G ...I will go back and look...

not impossible Big G ...I will go back and look at your pictures to remind myself ...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 17th November 2018, 12:52
Replies: 36
Views: 8,664
Posted By lancelot link
Started fitting Electric power steering using an...

Started fitting Electric power steering using an MG TF unit ...not too painful ...still need to get steering shaft sleeved and tig welded and introduce a pillow block to the lower half , now an extra...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 10th November 2018, 09:45
Replies: 36
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Posted By lancelot link
Its a 1936 MG TA ...It belongs to Glan , the guy...

Its a 1936 MG TA ...It belongs to Glan , the guy who helped me create the bodyshell ...It's in here so he can do a bit of work on it , re-assembly and paint ...it is a very pretty car with lots of...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 9th November 2018, 18:45
Replies: 36
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Posted By lancelot link
I have been waiting for Geoffs rebuilt engine to...

I have been waiting for Geoffs rebuilt engine to arrive so I could proceed with his build , but its going to be another 2-3 weeks apparently ....so I made the decision to do a bit whilst I wait ...
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Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 20th September 2018, 18:31
Replies: 36
Views: 8,664
Posted By lancelot link
I'll get the details for you from Big G.. A...

I'll get the details for you from Big G..

A bit more bodywork achieved on the ''Formorsa'' , re-aligned headrest and dash pod that messing about with the body had thrown out of whack ...also , the...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 12th September 2018, 22:45
Replies: 36
Views: 8,664
Posted By lancelot link
Yes they did and it has been passed on ...went to...

Yes they did and it has been passed on ...went to Europe I think ...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 11th September 2018, 19:01
Replies: 36
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Posted By lancelot link
Here's a body I converted to LHD by cutting and...

Here's a body I converted to LHD by cutting and swapping the dash and headrest around ... its a fair bit of work , about 2 days in all ...but as you can see , using gel coat as a final finish ,...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 11th September 2018, 18:52
Replies: 36
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Posted By lancelot link
The car has ended up a similar width to a Jag or...

The car has ended up a similar width to a Jag or Cortina based Kougar Monza ...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 11th September 2018, 18:48
Replies: 36
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Posted By lancelot link
That's exactly what you are looking at .... ...

That's exactly what you are looking at .... fibreglassed with 3 layers of 600 from behind against an aluminium strip being used as a 'mould' and then P40 'hairy filler' added to the top surface to...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 10th September 2018, 21:46
Replies: 36
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Posted By lancelot link
https://preview.ibb.co/exmXep/IMG_2848.jpg...

https://preview.ibb.co/exmXep/IMG_2848.jpg (https://ibb.co/hQ6Xep)

The sides still need to be pulled in a bit and a fair old dollop of filler will be required , not so much the centre cut , but...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 8th September 2018, 19:00
Replies: 36
Views: 8,664
Posted By lancelot link
https://preview.ibb.co/d7pbZp/20180908_155331.jpg...

https://preview.ibb.co/d7pbZp/20180908_155331.jpg (https://ibb.co/nFezn9)
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 8th September 2018, 07:43
Replies: 36
Views: 8,664
Posted By lancelot link
Yes Paul ...I started the work yesterday , right...

Yes Paul ...I started the work yesterday , right pain to do on my own ( I don't have a ''Paul'' like Ed China )...took a few hours to get it all set up and clamped and bolted in place , but managed...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 5th September 2018, 19:46
Replies: 36
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Posted By lancelot link
Exactly why the car is set up to take 5.5 maximum...

Exactly why the car is set up to take 5.5 maximum ...I have another one on the go for a customer , his is on 16 x 5's and that's wide enough on a Scim car for me ..
If Geoff had started with a...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 4th September 2018, 23:09
Replies: 36
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Posted By lancelot link
Geoff has supplied some centre laced 7.5 x 15...

Geoff has supplied some centre laced 7.5 x 15 wires with 235/60 fronts and 245/60 rears for the car ...They look fantastic but are hugely wider than the car ... I am attacking the task from two...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 23rd August 2018, 11:57
Replies: 36
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Posted By lancelot link
Geoff wants a bit more room in his car , he's...

Geoff wants a bit more room in his car , he's quite tall and wants maximum legroom ...so I am dropping the floors as much as I can , stretching the bulkhead area forward as well ...The Scimitar based...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 22nd August 2018, 22:53
Replies: 36
Views: 8,664
Posted By lancelot link
https://preview.ibb.co/nf8OQz/IMG_2709.jpg...

https://preview.ibb.co/nf8OQz/IMG_2709.jpg (https://ibb.co/i45RdK)

Bolt in framework for Triumph fuel tank fitted and some bracketry fitted to the chassis by tapping and drilling rails in...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 21st August 2018, 18:35
Replies: 36
Views: 8,664
Posted By lancelot link
Some progress made on this in the last 2 days...

Some progress made on this in the last 2 days .....

I have removed the steering column , pedal cluster , radiator and centre and rear exhaust sections ...

pedals will be changed and radiator...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 16th August 2018, 21:13
Replies: 36
Views: 8,664
Posted By lancelot link
Geoff wants to fit a few upgrades ..looking at...

Geoff wants to fit a few upgrades ..looking at RX8 gearbox and rear disc conversion amongst some other things ...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 16th August 2018, 19:39
Replies: 36
Views: 8,664
Posted By lancelot link
Geoff Wilson's F120 GR

Geoff and I have been discussing a Formosa build for over 6 months now and he's finally got a firm plan in his head ...

So yesterday , Geoff dropped his 'barn find' SE5 off to me ...He had already...
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