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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 23rd January 2021, 13:43
Replies: 450
Views: 92,277
Posted By Dpaz
Must agree about the starter switch and on the...

Must agree about the starter switch and on the passenger's side. Not a lot of the tacho visible either. I love the handbrake all in all a nice car.
There has been a rough engineless Monaco on ebay...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 18th January 2021, 22:11
Replies: 450
Views: 92,277
Posted By Dpaz
And I thought we had weird cars! I'm going to...

And I thought we had weird cars! I'm going to have nightmares.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 18th January 2021, 17:38
Replies: 450
Views: 92,277
Posted By Dpaz
To me, it looks bigger than a Monaco, or are the...

To me, it looks bigger than a Monaco, or are the people small? I remember in the mists of time a magazine article where the creator of the Monaco said that he had based it on '50s specials. Maybe...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 9th January 2021, 13:43
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By Dpaz
Will they fit a Spitfire chassis?

Will they fit a Spitfire chassis?
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 26th December 2020, 13:27
Replies: 199
Views: 27,898
Posted By Dpaz
Great stuff. Lovely car the Midget, we had a Mk2...

Great stuff. Lovely car the Midget, we had a Mk2 Sprite in the '70s my wife would get 3 children and a large Golden retriever in it when I was working weekends. They were broken-hearted when I...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 11th December 2020, 22:15
Replies: 30
Views: 1,455
Posted By Dpaz
Apparently, if you replace the tie bar bushes...

Apparently, if you replace the tie bar bushes with rose joints and remove the torsion bar coil-overs can be fitted on the front. They look nice too! BTW I am told by a reliable source that old...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 23rd November 2020, 17:52
Replies: 199
Views: 27,898
Posted By Dpaz
Your epic non starter reminded me of two...

Your epic non starter reminded me of two embarrassments. Number one. A 1725 Hillman Hunter with a cast iron block and head and clapped no.3 big end. Replaced with aRapier (I think) Identical engine...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th November 2020, 20:35
Replies: 379
Views: 78,831
Posted By Dpaz
Has anyone sugested looking at the bob weights in...

Has anyone sugested looking at the bob weights in the dizzy? My Marlin ran realy cr#p untill the springs were replaced on the bob weights. That fixed it!
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 31st October 2020, 19:21
Replies: 450
Views: 92,277
Posted By Dpaz
It looks great and I remember that feeling of 'At...

It looks great and I remember that feeling of 'At last its legal and on the road'. Congratulations!
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 26th October 2020, 08:56
Replies: 496
Views: 89,350
Posted By Dpaz
Hi Paul, these days it sometimes seems too much...

Hi Paul, these days it sometimes seems too much effort to scratch your bum! If you battery is a bit inaccesible like my Locust, put a heavy lead from the battery to a terminal post. It saved me a lot...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 28th September 2020, 16:35
Replies: 450
Views: 92,277
Posted By Dpaz
Still worth asking, or paint one youself! You can...

Still worth asking, or paint one youself! You can get Rollls of white line, lay it ad melt it with a blowtorch. Then deny all knowledge,' Doh I thought you did
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 28th September 2020, 12:16
Replies: 450
Views: 92,277
Posted By Dpaz
I know you shouldn't have to but anotice saying...

I know you shouldn't have to but anotice saying 'Entrance in constant use Please do not obstruct' might work. BMW owners are often a bit thick but will respond to a warning. If you knew where it was...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 22nd August 2020, 19:08
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By Dpaz
Excellent! Good luck with it.

Excellent! Good luck with it.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 22nd August 2020, 19:02
Replies: 30
Views: 1,455
Posted By Dpaz
Wow a dynamo! Remember if it is registered as a...

Wow a dynamo! Remember if it is registered as a Marlin (some aren't) with the donor reg and pre-1980, it is probably tax-free. Have you joined the Marlin owners Club? Lots of help and advice there....
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 20th August 2020, 22:28
Replies: 496
Views: 89,350
Posted By Dpaz
On my S1 landrover, I have an aluminium panel...

On my S1 landrover, I have an aluminium panel that is pop riveted to the body and is now not electrically connected. First rule of caravan (aluminium) electrics, check the earth. A lead from the...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 14th August 2020, 19:32
Replies: 450
Views: 92,277
Posted By Dpaz
Worrisit?

Worrisit?
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 14th July 2020, 22:50
Replies: 450
Views: 92,277
Posted By Dpaz
I did reply but it doesn't show, Belicose is the...

I did reply but it doesn't show, Belicose is the one.
A bit pricey?
Dave
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 13th July 2020, 22:40
Replies: 450
Views: 92,277
Posted By Dpaz
I see an engine and gearboxless Monaco on eBay,...

I see an engine and gearboxless Monaco on eBay, just sayin!
Forum: General chatter 4th July 2020, 22:05
Replies: 15
Views: 980
Posted By Dpaz
BTW At least one Marlin owner has sprayed his car...

BTW At least one Marlin owner has sprayed his car using rattle cans and got a very creditable finish. I wish I could.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 6th May 2020, 19:07
Replies: 450
Views: 92,277
Posted By Dpaz
I think you are right, it does look like a...

I think you are right, it does look like a Hamblin cadet. But I don't think the Lulworth is a Hamblin. Speedseven are not cheap but specialists very rarely are. I have a Ser1 Landrover and the price...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 6th May 2020, 09:02
Replies: 450
Views: 92,277
Posted By Dpaz
That's how it was done in the '50s & '60s. often...

That's how it was done in the '50s & '60s. often using metal electrical conduit pipe. My uncle built a very nice special, MG ish but Triumph based. All done with hand tools no welder, no electric...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 5th May 2020, 09:13
Replies: 450
Views: 92,277
Posted By Dpaz
Oh! I want that, a lot! Please tell us about it....

Oh! I want that, a lot! Please tell us about it. I love the rear facing sidelights for reversing lights.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 24th April 2020, 12:30
Replies: 450
Views: 92,277
Posted By Dpaz
That is lovely. I notice the grill has changed....

That is lovely. I notice the grill has changed. They really are a fun motor and unlike some kit cars, they are wide open to your own interpretation. Years ago there was a Green one parked at the side...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 14th April 2020, 21:39
Replies: 485
Views: 205,788
Posted By Dpaz
Very smart and tidy!

Very smart and tidy!
Forum: General chatter 9th April 2020, 12:33
Replies: 2
Views: 421
Posted By Dpaz
Cheers for that. Cheaper than I thought.

Cheers for that. Cheaper than I thought.
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