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Forum: Old No.7 Builds Yesterday, 16:08
Replies: 40
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Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Progress continues but not much worth a photo....

Progress continues but not much worth a photo. Spent yesterday and plan to spend most evenings this week getting the body just right before I hand it over to the paint shop. Nothing major just...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 18th October 2019, 22:17
Replies: 40
Views: 2,005
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Managed to progress the door skin a little...

Managed to progress the door skin a little further today. I've built up the back edge of the front wing area by around 5mm. After a little trimming I've got the desired panel gap and the door opens...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 17th October 2019, 21:41
Replies: 40
Views: 2,005
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Moved onto the door skins today. The drivers side...

Moved onto the door skins today. The drivers side has been offered up, marked out and the door handle fitted. The hole in the Z3 door was made to access the internal mechanism. Easy enough just...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 17th October 2019, 11:36
Replies: 40
Views: 2,005
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
They were from a Mk1 MX5

They were from a Mk1 MX5
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 16th October 2019, 20:26
Replies: 40
Views: 2,005
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Boot and hinges trial fitted, a little trimming...

Boot and hinges trial fitted, a little trimming around the edges and its looking good. I've decided on an authentic central boot lock rather than adapting the Z3 locking system. I moulded up a...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 15th October 2019, 09:02
Replies: 343
Views: 59,455
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Looks good on skinny wires, no mud guards and the...

Looks good on skinny wires, no mud guards and the racing green paint.
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 14th October 2019, 22:35
Replies: 40
Views: 2,005
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Paperwork sent off to the DVLA today. I thought...

Paperwork sent off to the DVLA today. I thought it might be wise to get it in to re register the car before the end of the month ! Could be that the DVLA will be inundated with Brexit related license...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 14th October 2019, 16:57
Replies: 4
Views: 107
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Mosseurope have LHD racks listed.

Mosseurope have LHD racks listed.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 13th October 2019, 17:37
Replies: 343
Views: 59,455
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I blame Blue Peter with John, Pete and Val !...

I blame Blue Peter with John, Pete and Val ! Working with card board and sticky back plastic still comes in useful on a kit car build !
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 13th October 2019, 17:29
Replies: 40
Views: 2,005
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Front end is nearly done, a fair bit of fettling...

Front end is nearly done, a fair bit of fettling and fitting required. I'm happy with the headlight bowls and the indicator recesses are finished. The front quarter bumpers have been fitted, they...
Forum: General Build Chat 12th October 2019, 20:39
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
It looks like a very well built example but there...

It looks like a very well built example but there are two things that go against it. Firstly it was an insurance write off according to the details and its a 2.0 litre engine. It doesn't help that...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 9th October 2019, 22:21
Replies: 2
Views: 89
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Wanted Z3 Tonneau Cover

Has anyone got a Z3 rear tonneau cover that goes over hood area when folded down.

I'm after one in black.

Please send a pm if you can help.

Thanks
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 9th October 2019, 22:11
Replies: 40
Views: 2,005
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The original Z3 hinged flap unbolts from a...

The original Z3 hinged flap unbolts from a bracket in the Z3 wing. I marked out and cut the circle from the GRP 275 body in the same relative position as on the Z3 wing.
The Grp disc was then...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 8th October 2019, 16:39
Replies: 343
Views: 59,455
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
You could easily create your own Bentley...

You could easily create your own Bentley lookalike. There are lots of options if you use a commercial vehicle rolling chassis. Probably not many old Sherpa's about which had the leaf spring front...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 8th October 2019, 08:17
Replies: 327
Views: 56,681
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Sorry to hear they are still messing you about. ...

Sorry to hear they are still messing you about.

If I were you ask them for a deposit of 20% or so payable by the end of this week. If they don't pay tell them its back on the market.
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 7th October 2019, 21:28
Replies: 40
Views: 2,005
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Finished off the tapered rear light mounts. I...

Finished off the tapered rear light mounts. I ended up modifying the ones supplied in the kit, only a small mod but it goes along way. Offered up the rear lights too, fitted with with temporary...
Forum: General Build Chat 7th October 2019, 16:26
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
8.00am through to about 12.00

8.00am through to about 12.00
Forum: General Build Chat 6th October 2019, 20:47
Replies: 35
Views: 7,531
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I can vouch for Ian on this one, the show ground...

I can vouch for Ian on this one, the show ground is in a great location at the foot of the Malvern Hills and just 2 minutes from home for me. There are some fantastic, quiet A and B roads with a...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th October 2019, 17:11
Replies: 24
Views: 2,961
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Looking forward to seeing the final result on...

Looking forward to seeing the final result on this one. I think the rear grill vents will add to the final race inspired version you are building.
Forum: General Build Chat 6th October 2019, 17:06
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Next Sunday, 13th is the last Prescott Breakfast...

Next Sunday, 13th is the last Prescott Breakfast Meeting of the year. Hope the weather is kind, this time last year it was still warm and sunny !

Also next Sunday is the Malvern Classic Car Show...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 5th October 2019, 20:13
Replies: 40
Views: 2,005
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Trial fitted the Harrington rear bumper today....

Trial fitted the Harrington rear bumper today. The rear section is easy to mount onto the body and I've fitted the off side quarter bumper. Only needed a little trimming and it looks reasonable....
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 4th October 2019, 09:05
Replies: 57
Views: 8,489
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
This looks way better than the Replicar offering.

This looks way better than the Replicar offering.
Forum: General Build Chat 4th October 2019, 09:00
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Choice of Prescott Autumn Classic and Castle...

Choice of Prescott Autumn Classic and Castle Combe Classic this weekend. Saturdays forecast is for dry weather at both places, Sunday is rain !
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 3rd October 2019, 14:50
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I noticed your old 250 SWB is on ebay at the...

I noticed your old 250 SWB is on ebay at the moment Jeff.
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 2nd October 2019, 20:28
Replies: 40
Views: 2,005
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Photos here ..

Photos here ..
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