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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 29th September 2020, 10:01
Replies: 441
Views: 89,251
Posted By oxford1360
Ah, the joys of a trip to play rugby in Lydney or...

Ah, the joys of a trip to play rugby in Lydney or Berry Hill.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 28th September 2020, 11:21
Replies: 372
Views: 75,959
Posted By oxford1360
Morning Mick, I would suspect the coil. Do you...

Morning Mick, I would suspect the coil. Do you have one you can swap in? As you probably know, if they are on their way out they can become eratic when they get warm. Makes it difficult to diagnose...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 15th September 2020, 09:25
Replies: 658
Views: 165,574
Posted By oxford1360
Mick, Paul, Mr T and Micky - Thanks! It felt very...

Mick, Paul, Mr T and Micky - Thanks! It felt very good to be back at it. A decent sized workspace also adds to the pleasure...and a large screen and WiFi means I can have the cricket or F1 on while I...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 15th September 2020, 07:47
Replies: 441
Views: 89,251
Posted By oxford1360
"Ouch" doesn't come into it. I'm glad you are on...

"Ouch" doesn't come into it. I'm glad you are on the mend. Eazibleeds will always make you feel better once you get the seal.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 13th September 2020, 22:54
Replies: 658
Views: 165,574
Posted By oxford1360
So, it has been 3 years and 4 months since I did...

So, it has been 3 years and 4 months since I did any meaningful work on the car. In that time I got divorced and decided on a big life change to a more rural existence in Devon...with someone who...
Forum: General Build Chat 5th September 2020, 09:28
Replies: 10
Views: 428
Posted By oxford1360
Rather oddly, their website is still live -...

Rather oddly, their website is still live - something an administrator would usually attend to pretty swiftly.

https://suffolksportscars.com/
Forum: General Build Chat 5th September 2020, 09:27
Replies: 10
Views: 428
Posted By oxford1360
I would imagine they cleared out all stock and...

I would imagine they cleared out all stock and equipment when the sh*t was approaching the fan.

The fact that one person had pumped over half a million of his own money into it suggests it might...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 6th July 2020, 08:59
Replies: 658
Views: 165,574
Posted By oxford1360
I agree - an 18 month project now entering its...

I agree - an 18 month project now entering its 10th year but...it is not over. The last few years have seen some big life changes.

I spent this weekend finally wiring the garage and I popped the...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 2nd July 2020, 15:50
Replies: 9
Views: 792
Posted By oxford1360
This car appeared on another list that I follow -...

This car appeared on another list that I follow -

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Triumph-tr7v8/264778819119

I recognised the wording of the advert as the same as the Sammio ad. Then I noticed that...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 2nd July 2020, 11:55
Replies: 9
Views: 792
Posted By oxford1360
Mr T, he should ask you to write his advert. ...

Mr T, he should ask you to write his advert.

"I let u no anything u want to no," sounds like Borat.
Forum: General chatter 26th June 2020, 12:07
Replies: 15
Views: 801
Posted By oxford1360
I agree - the most friendly and constructive...

I agree - the most friendly and constructive forum that I have come across.

I like the way we self-police the trolls. They don't hang around for long.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 16th June 2020, 09:06
Replies: 191
Views: 25,078
Posted By oxford1360
Well done that man. Looks great.

Well done that man. Looks great.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 10th June 2020, 10:17
Replies: 13
Views: 838
Posted By oxford1360
That looks great. Could you add some more pics of...

That looks great. Could you add some more pics of the interior and under the bonnet?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th June 2020, 21:17
Replies: 25
Views: 1,676
Posted By oxford1360
That's rather nice.

That's rather nice.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd June 2020, 17:32
Replies: 25
Views: 1,676
Posted By oxford1360
Exactly what I was thinking yesterday - Andy's...

Exactly what I was thinking yesterday - Andy's backend

http://www.madabout-kitcars.com/forum/showthread.php?t=7259&page=3

with a Kobra front.
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 25th May 2020, 17:32
Replies: 33
Views: 2,552
Posted By oxford1360
"This is my own design passed by Ferrari and...

"This is my own design passed by Ferrari and trading standards."

:flypig::flypig::flypig:
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 25th May 2020, 15:25
Replies: 33
Views: 2,552
Posted By oxford1360
The lead time on cars is 3 months. 3,000 hours...

The lead time on cars is 3 months. 3,000 hours spread over 3 months would require 5-6 people full time.

So, as a very rough estimate, the parts, body and paint cost £25k (this is a minimum), then...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 14th April 2020, 13:04
Replies: 658
Views: 165,574
Posted By oxford1360
After a hiatus of three years, the first steps on...

After a hiatus of three years, the first steps on the road to resumption have been taken.

HTTP://WWW.THEWEBSOFA.COM/carpics/res01.jpg

HTTP://WWW.THEWEBSOFA.COM/carpics/res02.jpg

I am going...
Forum: General chatter 18th March 2020, 17:39
Replies: 9
Views: 747
Posted By oxford1360
The common cold is a coronavirus (so called...

The common cold is a coronavirus (so called because the virus resembles a crown).

The influenza virus is a different virus "family", but causes very similar symptoms to COVID-19.

The main...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 18th March 2020, 11:19
Replies: 7
Views: 899
Posted By oxford1360
Nicely done, but not my cup of tea. Do additional...

Nicely done, but not my cup of tea. Do additional rear lights pop-up when needed? I can't see that the current rears (pretty and period as they are) meeting UK requirements.

This is a genuine...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 5th February 2020, 10:24
Replies: 372
Views: 75,959
Posted By oxford1360
+1

+1
Forum: General Build Chat 1st January 2020, 10:59
Replies: 1
Views: 744
Posted By oxford1360
+1 This year will be the year I resume my...

+1

This year will be the year I resume my build. Looking forward to it.

Happy New Year to everyone.
Forum: General Build Chat 13th November 2019, 14:23
Replies: 23
Views: 2,553
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 13th November 2019, 09:05
Replies: 23
Views: 2,553
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: 23
Views: 2,553
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...
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