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Forum: General chatter 4th November 2008, 02:39
Replies: 1
Views: 2,119
Posted By alvin
fuel economy

i wd like to chat about miles per gallon ( being british)
my home made car does 52 mpg on a run
yet will accelerate 0-speed limit in .. ''hang on ''
arn't we getting off the point?
no !...
Forum: Bodywork 2nd November 2008, 03:33
Replies: 5
Views: 5,853
Posted By alvin
hey! NOW THAT'S REALLY NEAT! ALVIN

hey! NOW THAT'S REALLY NEAT! ALVIN
Forum: Seven Style builds 2nd November 2008, 03:26
Replies: 2
Views: 3,590
Posted By alvin
first u need to choose a type of car to make and...

first u need to choose a type of car to make and obtain a 'doner' car from which to take the parts.. its easy when u have done several....
the first takes seemingly 'FOREVER'. I BUILT MY FIST...
Forum: Show us your Kit Cars 2nd November 2008, 02:50
Replies: 66
Views: 49,216
Posted By alvin
westfield v8

yes isnt it GREAT knowing that it just gets better!alvin
Forum: Show us your Kit Cars 2nd November 2008, 02:47
Replies: 66
Views: 49,216
Posted By alvin
mirage countach lambourghini 25th anniversary

sorry i cannot post a picture but it is too big
however only a 5'11'' person like me can just about fit in with 32 inch leg!
its a wonderful automobile and almost but not quite unique
there are...
Forum: General chatter 22nd August 2008, 00:09
Replies: 0
Views: 1,760
Posted By alvin
wipers robin hood 2b

does anyone else have this ...:
both left and right wiper blades and arm are the same length .. ok?
but one has a collet'' type thing shorter than the other so must be fitted correctly otherwise...
Forum: Show us your Kit Cars 22nd August 2008, 00:01
Replies: 9
Views: 4,600
Posted By alvin
oh nice one thanks for the piccies.. al>

oh nice one thanks for the piccies.. al>
Forum: General Build Chat 21st August 2008, 23:37
Replies: 11
Views: 3,479
Posted By alvin
wow! WHAT A l o v e l y car !al>

wow! WHAT A l o v e l y car !al>
Forum: Show us your Kit Cars 21st August 2008, 22:53
Replies: 12
Views: 11,074
Posted By alvin
NICE ONE gary!

doesnt it feel GREAT TO BE DIFFERENT .. NOT ONLY DIFFERENT BUT UNIQUE?
AND ''I DID IT MYSELF ''...!
I'VE BEEN FIXING CYCLE WINGS TO MY 2B TODAY AS THE RESPRAYER LEFT OFF THE LOCK WASHERS....
...
Forum: General Build Chat 13th August 2008, 01:13
Replies: 53
Views: 26,745
Posted By alvin
VIN PLATES ; AS POSTED ELSEWHERE ; THERE S NO...

VIN PLATES ; AS POSTED ELSEWHERE ; THERE S NO LIMIT ! USE MORE THAN ONE FOR INSURANCE SHD YOU PRECIOUS EFFORTS BE ( HOPEFULLY not) be stolen .. yes 3mm is a bit small ,,, 4mm is 'usual' but so long...
Forum: General Build Chat 13th August 2008, 01:02
Replies: 53
Views: 26,745
Posted By alvin
Also (me Yet Agn) Yes( I Just Forked Out For A...

Also (me Yet Agn) Yes( I Just Forked Out For A Load Of These Plastic Nut Head Covers).. Dont Forget To Use Nylock Types As And When ... So Many Times In Kits I've Come Accross The Nuts Are Plain When...
Forum: General Build Chat 13th August 2008, 00:54
Replies: 53
Views: 26,745
Posted By alvin
No!!!! With Lsd The Rear Must Be Tested...

No!!!!
With Lsd The Rear Must Be Tested Together It Blew My Lsd (it Shdn't Have ... Testing Them Separately).. Yes Talk To The Tester Tell Them You Have Limited .. Note Limited The Meaning Slip Diff...
Forum: Seven Style builds 13th August 2008, 00:27
Replies: 4
Views: 5,534
Posted By alvin
hi (me agn) with my 2b there is sierra ''round...

hi (me agn)
with my 2b there is sierra ''round '' type catch and cable type hook as well as 'the usual ' u type clamps on toward the front . hearing of the terrable catastrophies you guys have had...
Forum: General chatter 12th August 2008, 23:51
Replies: 0
Views: 1,584
Posted By alvin
lucky?

as luck wd have it the gear lever (not just the knob) sheared in my mirage countach right outside my home after a lovely run out ... but!
then as i am a radio ham .. rather miffed about this .. i...
Forum: Bodywork 12th August 2008, 02:05
Replies: 1
Views: 4,805
Posted By alvin
compound radii and curves are very difficult...

compound radii and curves are very difficult unlees you are into glassfibre or similar moulds '' unquote al>
Forum: General Build Chat 12th August 2008, 01:50
Replies: 53
Views: 26,745
Posted By alvin
vin plates ; theres no reg says u only have to...

vin plates ; theres no reg says u only have to hve one!
i put several all identical on mine al>
Forum: Show us your Kit Cars 12th August 2008, 01:29
Replies: 12
Views: 11,074
Posted By alvin
mirage countach

no ! i didnt build it .but i know a man who does.
i have built and or modded mny cars over the years .
hope u get to see this one .al>>> ashtead surrey
oh it may be up for sale
also have a...
Forum: General chatter 9th August 2008, 00:47
Replies: 15
Views: 12,030
Posted By alvin
Bought The Lambo Countach... Anyone Wannit ..? ...

Bought The Lambo Countach... Anyone Wannit ..?
God Does It Pull!
23k Buys Alvin
Forum: General chatter 9th August 2008, 00:44
Replies: 15
Views: 12,030
Posted By alvin
Oh Golly I Cannot Post Pictures ;;; ''help''

Oh Golly I Cannot Post Pictures ;;; ''help''
Forum: Seven Style builds 9th August 2008, 00:41
Replies: 9
Views: 5,493
Posted By alvin
oops sorry i got a bit mixed up .. posted reply...

oops sorry i got a bit mixed up .. posted reply in wrong box ... .. yes ''size matters''...
i'm 5' 11'' 165 pounds and only just fit in my midget and lambo and caterham .. have fun lads and lassies...
Forum: Seven Style builds 9th August 2008, 00:36
Replies: 8
Views: 10,532
Posted By alvin
personally ... mad! i ran the ''whitton special...

personally ... mad! i ran the ''whitton special '' flat head ford to austin to wolesley ! amazing car cost me 32 pounds to build way back when ; wish u luck .
now am running a mirage lambourghrini...
Forum: Show us your Kit Cars 5th August 2008, 22:56
Replies: 3
Views: 4,887
Posted By alvin
well at least i'm in the majority ! ( also own 2x...

well at least i'm in the majority ! ( also own 2x brg cat 7 lookalikes) alvin
Forum: General chatter 5th August 2008, 22:50
Replies: 15
Views: 12,030
Posted By alvin
Red face new user log ins

it will help you A LOT if you click on favourites near top left of explorer!
best wishes alvin
Forum: General chatter 5th August 2008, 22:24
Replies: 15
Views: 12,030
Posted By alvin
it works for me ! having completely rebuilt a...

it works for me !
having completely rebuilt a morris minor in 6 months while i was working 10 hour days for ''auntie'', in 6 months ; everything else seems a doddle!
i own a pinto 2l engined robin...
Forum: Seven Style builds 5th August 2008, 22:09
Replies: 9
Views: 5,493
Posted By alvin
oh dave ( or anyone else interested ) the trailer...

oh dave ( or anyone else interested ) the trailer is 13 ft bed long flat by 63.5 inches max car length / track alvin
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