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Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 19th April 2019, 15:04
Replies: 412
Views: 41,341
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The build of any project is the best bit for me....

The build of any project is the best bit for me. Once completed I'm always thinking what to build next ! Been the same in most of the jobs I've had over the years, building bespoke pumping systems...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 18th April 2019, 21:35
Replies: 51
Views: 2,838
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The free carandclassic ad worked really well for...

The free carandclassic ad worked really well for me. You would need to be a little creative listing in the right section so it gets noticed.
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 18th April 2019, 16:51
Replies: 412
Views: 41,341
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Hello Paul, I only did a mile or two in donor 7....

Hello Paul, I only did a mile or two in donor 7. That had 50 profile tyres so quite a harsh ride but very grippy with good feel. The 80 profile tyres helped with the gearing with the bigger engine....
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 17th April 2019, 21:54
Replies: 412
Views: 41,341
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Could this be a Formosa with a bit of a twist on...

Could this be a Formosa with a bit of a twist on the styling ? I think there is one underneath it !
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 17th April 2019, 20:19
Replies: 412
Views: 41,341
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Thanks everyone ! Moving onto lots of neglected ...

Thanks everyone ! Moving onto lots of neglected DIY jobs around the house next. That will keep me going for a month or two .
I've got a couple of ideas for my next project, watch this space !
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 17th April 2019, 20:12
Replies: 414
Views: 49,326
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
It works really well with the Z3 window . Some...

It works really well with the Z3 window . Some matt black and it would look like a pillar-less design. Looks good regardless !
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 16th April 2019, 17:11
Replies: 412
Views: 41,341
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Sold !

Sold !
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 15th April 2019, 08:17
Replies: 46
Views: 2,749
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I really like the proportions on this one with...

I really like the proportions on this one with the bigger wheels and radiused arches. It will look great when its back from the paint shop.
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 14th April 2019, 16:58
Replies: 1
Views: 128
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th April 2019, 13:45
Replies: 11
Views: 205
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
There is a Tribute club stand this year and there...

There is a Tribute club stand this year and there were a couple of cars on it last time. There were several 250's there but some were on the Italian Replica club stand. Like wise a couple of Kobra...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 12th April 2019, 17:05
Replies: 412
Views: 41,341
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Here are a couple of up to date photos. Just a...

Here are a couple of up to date photos. Just a bit of detail not posted so far.

Finished boot area , under the bonnet and the fitted head light covers I moulded up.
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 12th April 2019, 16:47
Replies: 412
Views: 41,341
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Thanks Jcole, I only stumbled on the advert by...

Thanks Jcole, I only stumbled on the advert by chance and as soon as I saw the photos I knew there was something a bit special here. There wasn't much info on the ad but the photos provided all I...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 10th April 2019, 18:01
Replies: 412
Views: 41,341
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
A couple of little jobs I've been finishing off...

A couple of little jobs I've been finishing off include the boot area. All now neatly panelled in aluminium. I also made a boxed storage recess above the tank that will be good for a soft bag or tool...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 8th April 2019, 22:17
Replies: 412
Views: 41,341
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The TR is registered as a 2007 on the V5. The...

The TR is registered as a 2007 on the V5. The donor car in the beginning being 1973 and that reg being used on the subsequent "7" that was built and put through SVA.
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 8th April 2019, 20:36
Replies: 412
Views: 41,341
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I'm not familiar with changing reg numbers, I've...

I'm not familiar with changing reg numbers, I've never done it because to me it isn't that important. Correctly registered V5 was my main goal ( It is by the way ! ) Could it be swopped with an old...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 8th April 2019, 18:14
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I seem to recall someone having problems when the...

I seem to recall someone having problems when the rear view mirror if removed as the alarm system is incorporated into it in some way.
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 8th April 2019, 09:16
Replies: 412
Views: 41,341
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Thanks for posting the photo Mick ! Better than...

Thanks for posting the photo Mick ! Better than my photo's !

Wow, a great day out at Bromyard, loads of interest in the car. Spent hours talking to people and answering questions.

They parked...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 7th April 2019, 21:07
Replies: 283
Views: 43,751
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Great day out at Bromyard, much busier than the...

Great day out at Bromyard, much busier than the last time I went two years ago. Huge turn out of both classic cars and bikes along with a couple of thousand spectators. Mick was in his full Jaguar...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 6th April 2019, 19:06
Replies: 412
Views: 41,341
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The sun was out here so I managed to get some...

The sun was out here so I managed to get some miles on the car. All good and no issues to worry about. Probably did about 40 miles and it certainly turns some heads going through town !

Bromyard...
Forum: General Build Chat 6th April 2019, 08:50
Replies: 7
Views: 708
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
As mentioned above its the Bromyard Speed...

As mentioned above its the Bromyard Speed Festival tomorrow. Also a Classic Car Show at the Three Counties Showground , Malvern tomorrow.

Sunday next week, 14th April is the first Prescott...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 4th April 2019, 22:50
Replies: 412
Views: 41,341
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Does look very nice. I don't know if the price is...

Does look very nice. I don't know if the price is right, they also have a Maserati 350S replica with a similar theme but that is priced at nearly 250,000 Euro's.

Something isn't right with the...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 4th April 2019, 20:00
Replies: 412
Views: 41,341
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Carried on with a few detailing jobs today. The...

Carried on with a few detailing jobs today. The headlight covers are now fitted along with the grill. I ordered a new voltage regulator as the fuel gauge and petrol gauge were a bit inconsistent so...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 4th April 2019, 16:41
Replies: 172
Views: 16,369
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Looking good, take your time and get it right...

Looking good, take your time and get it right from the outset.
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 4th April 2019, 12:01
Replies: 412
Views: 41,341
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The car is also listed in Classic & Sports Car...

The car is also listed in Classic & Sports Car magazine. In fact it's in twice as they have mentioned it in their classifieds " car of the month ".

I've also got an online ad running with...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 2nd April 2019, 20:47
Replies: 412
Views: 41,341
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Looks like the organisers of the Bromyard Speed...

Looks like the organisers of the Bromyard Speed Festival want me to attend now. They've sent me emails requesting my presence ! My wife says my head could explode at any moment !

Also had a number...
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