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Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 18th September 2019, 08:37
Replies: 644
Views: 146,990
Posted By oxford1360
My partner took me for a surprise day out on...

My partner took me for a surprise day out on Saturday. Imagine my happiness as we approached Watergate Bay and I realised that the public road had been shut for a hillclimb.

It was a brilliant...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 17th September 2019, 19:14
Replies: 644
Views: 146,990
Posted By oxford1360
Hi Paul, No progress on the car at the moment,...

Hi Paul,
No progress on the car at the moment, although garage is looking better and better. The tractor and boat are pretty cool. I'd have the Ferrari but wouldn't swap my Fergie. Porsche made a...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 17th September 2019, 18:45
Replies: 351
Views: 43,923
Posted By oxford1360
Two feet or six feet - it looks fantastic. Well...

Two feet or six feet - it looks fantastic. Well done.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 20th August 2019, 10:56
Replies: 221
Views: 17,289
Posted By oxford1360
Why not? Mudguards and lights are not tested as...

Why not? Mudguards and lights are not tested as part of the MOT (provided they are not fitted).

Of course, you do require them if it is wet or dark in order for your vehicle to be roadworthy.
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th July 2019, 10:14
Replies: 8
Views: 641
Posted By oxford1360
Just out of interest, the yellow wire coming out...

Just out of interest, the yellow wire coming out of the alternator...where does that go?
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 22nd July 2019, 08:57
Replies: 644
Views: 146,990
Posted By oxford1360
Phwor!

Phwor!
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 22nd July 2019, 08:09
Replies: 644
Views: 146,990
Posted By oxford1360
It's getting there. I might have one or two car...

It's getting there. I might have one or two car builds left in me but I expect this to be the last garage I build so I want to get it right.

http://www.thewebsofa.com/carpics/gar.jpg

Electrics...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 26th June 2019, 08:11
Replies: 644
Views: 146,990
Posted By oxford1360
Yes, the double garage is a Dunster kit (amazing...

Yes, the double garage is a Dunster kit (amazing fit considering a natural product - everything straight and true). The car port is the design of my son and I. I wanted no obvious join or change of...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 25th June 2019, 08:41
Replies: 440
Views: 50,381
Posted By oxford1360
Nice one, Paul. What is that finish called?

Nice one, Paul. What is that finish called?
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 24th June 2019, 09:11
Replies: 644
Views: 146,990
Posted By oxford1360
Thanks for asking, Paul. As we all know,...

Thanks for asking, Paul.

As we all know, everything takes ten times longer than planned. The car build will resume imminently. The next step is electricity in the garage which should be complete...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th June 2019, 12:06
Replies: 327
Views: 56,541
Posted By oxford1360
One of the ads at the bottom of the page was for...

One of the ads at the bottom of the page was for this -

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Historical-race-car-shell/113790034480

If it weren't for the shape of that front screen, I'd be very tempted.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 17th June 2019, 10:02
Replies: 187
Views: 7,224
Posted By oxford1360
+1

+1
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 14th June 2019, 09:44
Replies: 41
Views: 6,295
Posted By oxford1360
That looks great. Now we know what happens when a...

That looks great. Now we know what happens when a Cobra fornicates with an E-Type.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 11th March 2019, 13:05
Replies: 644
Views: 146,990
Posted By oxford1360
Still making progress with the garage...but we...

Still making progress with the garage...but we all have a story about the car we shouldn't have sold...

http://www.thewebsofa.com/carpics/50th004.jpg

See what this is going for -...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 8th February 2019, 09:00
Replies: 2
Views: 827
Posted By oxford1360
"change in direction is reason for sale"...sounds...

"change in direction is reason for sale"...sounds like the steering UJ or rack need looking at.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 1st February 2019, 18:44
Replies: 644
Views: 146,990
Posted By oxford1360
A busy ten days

No explanation needed, but I'm getting there with the help of sons.

http://www.thewebsofa.com/carpics/20181209_122957.jpg

http://www.thewebsofa.com/carpics/20190114_161142.jpg
...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 26th January 2019, 07:53
Replies: 57
Views: 8,464
Posted By oxford1360
Gary, I do like the 120 (and I love Scimitars)....

Gary, I do like the 120 (and I love Scimitars). Did you move the engine back for it to fit the shell or to improve weight distribution? Not that I am thinking of my next build at all...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 26th January 2019, 07:51
Replies: 440
Views: 50,381
Posted By oxford1360
Paul - you certainly are on the road, and I...

Paul - you certainly are on the road, and I thoroughly enjoyed my Swordfish experience. I think it may be the car that has had the most forum members in it.

Your build thread filled many of us...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 18th January 2019, 10:58
Replies: 85
Views: 12,959
Posted By oxford1360
A potential donor for someone in Scotland -...

A potential donor for someone in Scotland - https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/303031515969
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 9th January 2019, 22:06
Replies: 9
Views: 1,141
Posted By oxford1360
From an engineering viewpoint I can believe it,...

From an engineering viewpoint I can believe it, but to cut the back off the chassis and then display the V5 as if it is still relevant suggests that he is unfamiliar with some aspects of road car...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 9th January 2019, 10:48
Replies: 9
Views: 1,141
Posted By oxford1360
It may be just the photo, but the rack looks like...

It may be just the photo, but the rack looks like it has been moved forward and those steering arms look to be at a horrible angle...and from the back-end, it will need to go down the IVA route...and...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 7th January 2019, 13:55
Replies: 221
Views: 17,289
Posted By oxford1360
You might consider taking it for test without...

You might consider taking it for test without lights and having what is affectionately known as a "daytime" MOT. You have an advisory that says "No lights fitted at time of test". It means that you...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 3rd January 2019, 21:54
Replies: 62
Views: 15,661
Posted By oxford1360
They look like steering wheels with tyres fitted.

They look like steering wheels with tyres fitted.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 1st January 2019, 15:41
Replies: 62
Views: 15,661
Posted By oxford1360
Hark the Herald headlight brackets.

Hark the Herald headlight brackets.
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 11th December 2018, 20:59
Replies: 119
Views: 21,755
Posted By oxford1360
Some things never change.... ...

Some things never change....

http://www.thewebsofa.com/carpics/rochdale.jpg
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