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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds Yesterday, 13:29
Replies: 30
Views: 2,013
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I'm happy to live with the Z3 dash. Replacement...

I'm happy to live with the Z3 dash. Replacement door cards, seats and a smart steering wheel is enough for me.

Chris has promised an update about the rear end moulding this week so I'm hoping it...
Forum: General Build Chat 31st July 2020, 13:37
Replies: 4
Views: 102
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I'm sure Gary at Formosa could help as he offers...

I'm sure Gary at Formosa could help as he offers options for the head fairings on his car.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 28th July 2020, 22:42
Replies: 6
Views: 181
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
They didn't make many. Jem Marsh of Marcos fame...

They didn't make many. Jem Marsh of Marcos fame worked for Dante before he left and set up a rival firm Speedex, making similar go faster products for the Austin 7. Robin Read the Dante founder went...
Forum: General Build Chat 27th July 2020, 19:56
Replies: 28
Views: 4,884
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The Historic Specials Day at the Cotswolds...

The Historic Specials Day at the Cotswolds Wildlife Park, Burford is taking place on the 9th of August.

This event is all outdoors so somewhat weather dependant ! It takes place on a huge field so...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 27th July 2020, 18:36
Replies: 6
Views: 181
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Might be the same one, I'll let you know how I...

Might be the same one, I'll let you know how I get on .
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 27th July 2020, 10:52
Replies: 6
Views: 181
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Here is the sales blurb with a photo.

Here is the sales blurb with a photo.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 27th July 2020, 09:11
Replies: 6
Views: 181
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Vintage Dante Clubman

Does anyone have any knowledge of the Dante cars built in the 1950's. They were rebodied Austin 7's. I've done some googling but there isn't very much info other than a few paragraphs about Dante...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 25th July 2020, 20:14
Replies: 30
Views: 2,013
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
That photo above makes the screen look out of...

That photo above makes the screen look out of proportion ! I'll be fitting an aluminium trim surround around the glass, that makes a big difference.

Got my wheels back from the powder coaters...
Forum: General Build Chat 22nd July 2020, 08:21
Replies: 28
Views: 4,884
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Stoneleigh is now cancelled. News posted on their...

Stoneleigh is now cancelled. News posted on their website yesterday.
Forum: General chatter 22nd July 2020, 08:20
Replies: 0
Views: 95
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Stoneleigh Kit Car Show CANCELLED

The revised dates for Stoneleigh are no longer happening, the event is now cancelled !! The news was put on their website yesterday.
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 21st July 2020, 09:56
Replies: 1
Views: 129
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
When you think about it there are quite a few...

When you think about it there are quite a few donor options with the Escort rear axle. Locost, Locust, Early Westfield, MK, Dutton. The early, narrow Triumph based Robin Hoods and probably others.
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 21st July 2020, 09:48
Replies: 2
Views: 62
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Your doing some great work. The Scimitar based...

Your doing some great work. The Scimitar based cars have really good proportions, they look just right !
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 20th July 2020, 13:11
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Remember when Chrysler had to stop using the name...

Remember when Chrysler had to stop using the name Viper in the UK thanks to a little known kit car company, Brightwheel, already having the rights for their "Viper" Cobra replica !
Forum: General Build Chat 19th July 2020, 10:06
Replies: 28
Views: 4,884
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
According to their website as of today,...

According to their website as of today, Stoneleigh is still on for the bank holiday weekend in August, Saturday and Sunday !

Breakfast club events hosted by the Bromyard Speed Festival organisers...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 19th July 2020, 09:34
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
They might have deep pockets but to over turn...

They might have deep pockets but to over turn legal rulings can take years like you say with no guarantee of success and cost millions. They lost the Testarossa trademark to a toy manufacturer a year...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th July 2020, 17:35
Replies: 30
Views: 2,013
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Just realised I've cut out the front side light...

Just realised I've cut out the front side light wires as part of my tidy up exercise yesterday ! Lol, not too late to reinstate those before the extended loom goes in place !

I've fitted a garage...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th July 2020, 11:22
Replies: 30
Views: 2,013
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I will fit a half round profile aluminium around...

I will fit a half round profile aluminium around the screen including the lower edge, probably a 16mm width. This worked well on my other project giving a retro look and giving better proportions to...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th July 2020, 19:37
Replies: 30
Views: 2,013
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
photos.....

photos.....
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th July 2020, 19:34
Replies: 30
Views: 2,013
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I've progressed the car a little, still waiting...

I've progressed the car a little, still waiting on the rear end and boot lid so I can get the car finished.

The under bonnet wiring has been cut back and thinned out ready to be fitted and...
Forum: General Build Chat 8th July 2020, 10:06
Replies: 17
Views: 496
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The early monocoque Robin Hoods were great little...

The early monocoque Robin Hoods were great little cars for the money. I built several of the Sierra based kits with the stainless chassis. There were a couple of well known modifications that were...
Forum: General chatter 7th July 2020, 12:12
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I know Ferrari lost the Testarossa trade mark for...

I know Ferrari lost the Testarossa trade mark for similar reasons. This is slightly different I think because Ferrari had trade marked the shape of the 250 GTO and hence the main reason why it...
Forum: General Build Chat 5th July 2020, 09:34
Replies: 17
Views: 496
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Here is the method for fibre glassing the...

Here is the method for fibre glassing the structure...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OEYtrmeerSk
Forum: General Build Chat 5th July 2020, 09:28
Replies: 17
Views: 496
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Here is another idea for making a body..... ...

Here is another idea for making a body.....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ak_rgDPwCEY
Forum: General Build Chat 3rd July 2020, 11:33
Replies: 17
Views: 496
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
You could do a rebody on a Sinclair C5 ! ...

You could do a rebody on a Sinclair C5 !

Joking apart I can see electric bikes and trikes becoming more popular in the future especially in bigger towns and cities .

I think the recumbent...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 3rd July 2020, 08:32
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Try pushing it back on the passenger side and...

Try pushing it back on the passenger side and pulling it forward on the drivers side. It won't need much, a few mm, at the hinge end but it will make a big difference at the front of the car.
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