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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 22nd February 2021, 21:30
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Posted By paul_n
Was that to much for what was there ?

Was that to much for what was there ?
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 22nd February 2021, 21:28
Replies: 496
Views: 95,877
Posted By paul_n
You would have assumed there was someone out...

You would have assumed there was someone out there who was not aware it needed to go through the IVA and would have bid on it as it looked a fair car for the money ?

Paul
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 20th February 2021, 22:06
Replies: 496
Views: 95,877
Posted By paul_n
Bit of a bummer that as it was the sort of car I...

Bit of a bummer that as it was the sort of car I was looking for before my Sherpa side road.

Would that depend on what it said on the MOT ?

If it was not listed as a MGB can you still ask for...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 20th February 2021, 17:12
Replies: 496
Views: 95,877
Posted By paul_n
It's worse than that Jim ....... It's a low...

It's worse than that Jim .......

It's a low compression 1700 cc !

However it was also available in 2000 cc again a low compression unit if in a Sherpa they are both 8:1 and I think the only...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 19th February 2021, 21:56
Replies: 496
Views: 95,877
Posted By paul_n
Mick I would have though this was a better...

Mick

I would have though this was a better buy ?
...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 15th February 2021, 21:28
Replies: 496
Views: 95,877
Posted By paul_n
Mick I would ask to see a picture of the...

Mick

I would ask to see a picture of the other side of the engine ?

You want to see what they did with the steering box.

Why is the gear lever miles from the gearbox output ?

What is the...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 13th February 2021, 15:33
Replies: 496
Views: 95,877
Posted By paul_n
OK I did Chassis rails are 34" apart ...

OK I did

Chassis rails are 34" apart

Outside of a front tyre to the chassis 17"

Making front track 68"

Outside of rear tyre to chassis 15"
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 13th February 2021, 11:00
Replies: 496
Views: 95,877
Posted By paul_n
So do I go out and measure the Sherpa/Freight...

So do I go out and measure the Sherpa/Freight Rover I have sat in my garage ?

Paul
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 13th February 2021, 08:20
Replies: 496
Views: 95,877
Posted By paul_n
...and your not viewing it because ?

...and your not viewing it because ?
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 11th February 2021, 10:44
Replies: 496
Views: 95,877
Posted By paul_n
In my 2cv days I came across a couple of tester...

In my 2cv days I came across a couple of tester hung up on the indicators not self cancelling.

On the 2cv there was a stalk in the usual place however from the factory they never self cancelled.
...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 10th February 2021, 17:44
Replies: 496
Views: 95,877
Posted By paul_n
Mick Is the black switch and green lights...

Mick

Is the black switch and green lights in the top left corner for the indicators ?

Does that cause any problems at MOT time ?

Paul
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 20th January 2021, 11:12
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Views: 95,877
Posted By paul_n
Mick I assume you have seen this ? ...

Mick

I assume you have seen this ?

https://www.cmstores.com/en/vehicle/moos-monaco-1300-for-sale-/

https://www.cmstores.com/en/archivos/14820/img1262-1-100.jpg

Some interesting ideas ?
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 18th January 2021, 21:23
Replies: 496
Views: 95,877
Posted By paul_n
Sorry no ideas , I found it here :- ...

Sorry no ideas , I found it here :-

https://tricyclecaristes.1fr1.net/t807p950-musee-des-horreurs-et-delires-automobiles

Roughly translated Museum of Horrors ! on a French Cyclecar site.
...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 18th January 2021, 02:40
Replies: 496
Views: 95,877
Posted By paul_n
Mick Have you come across pictures of this ?...

Mick

Have you come across pictures of this ?

https://i.servimg.com/u/f68/12/09/61/37/c159e910.jpg

https://i.servimg.com/u/f68/12/09/61/37/77f4b210.jpg
...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 31st October 2020, 22:13
Replies: 496
Views: 95,877
Posted By paul_n
Mick Excellent achievement ! Surprised...

Mick

Excellent achievement !

Surprised to see the Number of seats was not filled in ?

Also you don't seem to have to specify the number of doors ? glad really as I can't decided between 2 ,...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 30th October 2020, 15:00
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By paul_n
Neil Thanks email sent. regards Paul

Neil

Thanks email sent.

regards Paul
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 29th October 2020, 17:08
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By paul_n
Free Which Kit Car 01,04,05 & 06 you pay P&P

Hi all

4 complete years 2001 , 2004 2005 & 2006 they are on Ebay with little interest being shown.

If anyone ones them for the price of the P&P 6 per year , maybe be less if you want more...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 19th September 2020, 17:49
Replies: 496
Views: 95,877
Posted By paul_n
Very kind of you to invite me onto the forum. ...

Very kind of you to invite me onto the forum.

I do have a thread , but not here !
...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 19th September 2020, 10:59
Replies: 496
Views: 95,877
Posted By paul_n
About 4-5 years ago one came up on Ebay unstarted...

About 4-5 years ago one came up on Ebay unstarted with a donor Sherpa about 8k IIRC.

There are 2 versions :-

Speed 6 - original with custom chassis and Sherpa running gear usually with better...
Forum: General Build Chat 28th August 2020, 17:11
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By paul_n
Hi there The red one is about 34 and the...

Hi there

The red one is about 34 and the black one is about 55 both P&P free from China

Just need a small one for heating the cockpit , no demist nor anything fancy , may try the red one.
...
Forum: General Build Chat 28th August 2020, 10:37
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By paul_n
Anyone using a Ebay heater ?

Hi all

Was trying to get a mini sized heater however the wisdom seems to be if you do get one it still needs re-coring ?

For that sort of money I could get one of these ?

I was going to buy...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 22nd August 2020, 15:20
Replies: 1
Views: 326
Posted By paul_n
Wanted small heater similar 70's mini

Hi there

Does anyone have a small heater for sale similar to those fitted to the old style mini ?

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/-9MAAOSwXGdfPtuo/s-l1600.jpg

I am unsure whether the...
Forum: General Build Chat 14th August 2020, 15:44
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By paul_n
Thanks Mister Towed The van of course...

Thanks Mister Towed



The van of course was much more upright seating , and of course you just got in it and drove it ?



Probably misleading as that was a V8 conversion so only had brake...
Forum: General Build Chat 14th August 2020, 07:42
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By paul_n
pedal height from floor and throttle height difference ?

Hi all

Trying to find the best position for the Sherpa pedal box in the car I am building and have a problem ?

There seems to be a big height difference between the throttle pedal and the brake...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 7th May 2020, 22:03
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By paul_n
Good job , what form of heat did you use for the...

Good job , what form of heat did you use for the bends ?

Where you were 10mm off I think I would have cut and shut the straight section especially if you had TIG to hand :badgrin:

regards Paul
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