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Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 9th October 2020, 02:57
Replies: 349
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Posted By 1iTim
damn those "doors". its like they are made...

damn those "doors".

its like they are made for a different car.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 20th September 2020, 22:27
Replies: 15
Views: 843
Posted By 1iTim
nice one. Interior pictures please? thanks!...

nice one. Interior pictures please?

thanks!

T
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 7th September 2020, 07:29
Replies: 349
Views: 110,799
Posted By 1iTim
I thought i was winning with the heater threaded...

I thought i was winning with the heater threaded hole in the back of the block. But alas. The sender i got (herald 948 specific) is not the same thread. the block has a taper thread, the sender is...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 31st August 2020, 00:06
Replies: 207
Views: 42,986
Posted By 1iTim
cusion, or a saw (for the screen, not you!) T

cusion, or a saw (for the screen, not you!)
T
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 30th August 2020, 01:22
Replies: 207
Views: 42,986
Posted By 1iTim
Nice work and good progress. I remember trying...

Nice work and good progress. I remember trying to get the steering position 'just right' - and in the end gave up and it is where it is!

Good luck!

T
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 26th August 2020, 23:42
Replies: 15
Views: 843
Posted By 1iTim
looks great MikeD, keep at it! I'm getting...

looks great MikeD, keep at it! I'm getting psyched up to glue my miglia body on. I'm freaking out about positioning it right - one only gets one go at it. yours looks really nice.

T
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 24th August 2020, 22:13
Replies: 349
Views: 110,799
Posted By 1iTim
cleaned up nicely with windex. i couldnt get the...

cleaned up nicely with windex. i couldnt get the glass off, or from the back, so the face is untouched. i thought i'd leave well enough alone!...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 22nd August 2020, 09:15
Replies: 349
Views: 110,799
Posted By 1iTim
plumbing and electrictrical done. i may still...

plumbing and electrictrical done. i may still have clearance issues with the new radiator cap, depending on how high the glue sits the body off the frame....
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 21st August 2020, 04:09
Replies: 349
Views: 110,799
Posted By 1iTim
finished mounting the rad. Benefit 1, maintained...

finished mounting the rad. Benefit 1, maintained bottom position well enough that the standard bottom hose still fits.
some pics:...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 20th August 2020, 22:59
Replies: 349
Views: 110,799
Posted By 1iTim
thanks Paul

neither am i paul! but thanks heaps for taking the time to photo and share.

i see the temp sender green wire there too so i will poke around for that. these wires, if they went to my generator as...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 20th August 2020, 11:56
Replies: 349
Views: 110,799
Posted By 1iTim
Hi, made brackets for the radiator reposition. ...

Hi, made brackets for the radiator reposition.
...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 20th August 2020, 00:34
Replies: 349
Views: 110,799
Posted By 1iTim
radiator moved, bonnet fits. i realised that...

radiator moved, bonnet fits.
i realised that ive not posted any pics for a while so heres one:
...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 18th August 2020, 01:32
Replies: 344
Views: 89,234
Posted By 1iTim
stewart that is a sweet looking car on those...

stewart that is a sweet looking car on those black wires. I also really like the way the fuel filler is recessed. very nice.

Good luck with your sale,
Tim
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 13th August 2020, 07:53
Replies: 349
Views: 110,799
Posted By 1iTim
hey i need a longer choke cable as the miglia...

hey i need a longer choke cable as the miglia cabin is so much further back. are the left hand drive models or spits any longer do you know?

I still don't know what those power cables are, i may...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 12th August 2020, 23:44
Replies: 349
Views: 110,799
Posted By 1iTim
thanks Molleur i will check it out. [edit: i've...

thanks Molleur i will check it out. [edit: i've been using a very similar product - sikaflex 227 - for all my aluminium work.] I'm also keen on the sika foam earl suggested.

T
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 12th August 2020, 06:14
Replies: 349
Views: 110,799
Posted By 1iTim
engineer visit #1

excellent result from my engineer visit.

no need for reverse light due to age.
Doors OK due to age.
car is looking good as it is
body to be glued on with just about anything. epoxy or his...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 11th August 2020, 08:09
Replies: 349
Views: 110,799
Posted By 1iTim
thanks for the reply peterux, but the horn wires,...

thanks for the reply peterux, but the horn wires, although they are brown, and a brown with black trace, are separate to these. the horn wires are smaller gauge, these are thick, like the thick...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 11th August 2020, 05:41
Replies: 349
Views: 110,799
Posted By 1iTim
Electrical bizzarity

... not wishing him luck anymore. my luck sucks.

Anyway, I found the cause of my random sparks.

I've seen the bodywork thread but have not seen an electrical one so will post here.

In the...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 9th August 2020, 14:03
Replies: 349
Views: 110,799
Posted By 1iTim
ha ha yeah thanks Mr T i will pop over this arvo...

ha ha yeah thanks Mr T i will pop over this arvo if UK will let me land...
actually i could just get the top plate of the 1-3 spit gearbox which would be ok. (if OK is paying 80pound for postage) ...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 6th August 2020, 08:22
Replies: 349
Views: 110,799
Posted By 1iTim
Thanks Mr T, you are a wealth of info, and i am...

Thanks Mr T, you are a wealth of info, and i am very appreciative.

the multimeter is getting a good run.
you're right about bizarre live power - i've blown 2 fuses already! Hopefully i dont...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 5th August 2020, 21:38
Replies: 349
Views: 110,799
Posted By 1iTim
Thanks again! I had thought that was wipers and...

Thanks again! I had thought that was wipers and have not connected them! But that does beg the question of why there’s a separate 2 position pull? What is on with the first and second?

sorted a...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 5th August 2020, 07:59
Replies: 349
Views: 110,799
Posted By 1iTim
thanks Mr T. Winner Mr T, push in but turn anti...

thanks Mr T.
Winner Mr T, push in but turn anti clockwise. Clockwise just kept going up and up by ones! i was wary of breaking this old clock, as a replacement is nearly as expensive as the entire...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 5th August 2020, 07:07
Replies: 349
Views: 110,799
Posted By 1iTim
[QUOTE=Paul L;104877]On my Spitfire dash, that...

[QUOTE=Paul L;104877]On my Spitfire dash, that 'twisty' knob is to reset the trip mileage.


Although it twists both ways, only one direction moves the trip numbers.


Thanks paul - which way,...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 5th August 2020, 04:59
Replies: 349
Views: 110,799
Posted By 1iTim
trial dash

hi i have the trial dash mocked up. a question, whats the thing i've circled? it comes out the back of the Jaeger speedo, doesnt press (the flex tube does not allow it) but it turns both ways on a...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 31st July 2020, 09:57
Replies: 349
Views: 110,799
Posted By 1iTim
thanks Mr T. Already I've had a 20 min...

thanks Mr T. Already I've had a 20 min conversation with a passer-by and it's not even on the road yet! Good thing its one of my favourite subjects...

for those wondering, search Tim Hocking on...
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