Are you madabout kit cars      
 "We've Got Kit Cars Covered" Information about Madabout-Kitcars.com Contact Madabout-Kitcars.com         Home of UK kit cars - madabout-kitcars.com Various kit car write ups All the latest kit car news Kit car related and general discussion

Search
Manufacturers
Kit Cars
Kit Car Data sheets
Picture Gallery
SVA Knowledgebase
Clubs & Communities
Build cost estimator
Kit cars for sale
Knowledge Base 
KitcarUSA.com
Classic-Kitcars.com
 

Go Back   Madabout Kitcars Forum > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 100
Search took 0.19 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: andysharrock
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 27th July 2020, 08:02
Replies: 66
Views: 2,673
Posted By andysharrock
yep electric power assistance they sell...

yep electric power assistance they sell controllers on flebay around 15 from memory its like a volume button more power more assistance. all lines up bang on using part mx5 in the middle. I fitted...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 26th July 2020, 07:41
Replies: 66
Views: 2,673
Posted By andysharrock
I needed an ignition switch but it was just as...

I needed an ignition switch but it was just as cheap to buy a complete power steering column off a corsa so we now have power steering. Need to change the steering wheel but not sure stock bug or...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 19th July 2020, 15:07
Replies: 66
Views: 2,673
Posted By andysharrock
I have made a fiberglass cover for the tank to...

I have made a fiberglass cover for the tank to protect all the vitals loads of tape and cardboard should just pull off when its all hard. just need to trim it down and tech screw it in place so I can...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 19th July 2020, 07:51
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By andysharrock
I saw this on FB last week it is indeed good news...

I saw this on FB last week it is indeed good news but Ferrari have very deep pockets so there is every chance they will try again to block replicas. I dont think anything will happen overnight it...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 19th July 2020, 07:38
Replies: 66
Views: 2,673
Posted By andysharrock
Cardboard and lino are out so it must be time to...

Cardboard and lino are out so it must be time to start on the boot,the hover box has a glossy wax coating brill for glassing it dose not stick. bit of very basic framework to hold it all in place 3...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 17th July 2020, 17:41
Replies: 66
Views: 2,673
Posted By andysharrock
finally got a petrol tank so set about making a...

finally got a petrol tank so set about making a cradle to hold it in while trying to keep it low in the boot. the boot is a good size in these because it should be the engine and I want to keep as...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 11th July 2020, 18:55
Replies: 66
Views: 2,673
Posted By andysharrock
bit of progress this week foot pedals fitted,...

bit of progress this week foot pedals fitted, I've cut some steel plate out with the plasma cutter to hold everything in place welded some 30mm box section to it and in turn welded that to the...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 11th July 2020, 09:13
Replies: 160
Views: 21,636
Posted By andysharrock
I was shocked how thin they are in places thats...

I was shocked how thin they are in places thats if its the same body fab, the reason I flipped mine over was to reinforced all the fixing points and vitals.we seem to put a lot of work in were you...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 7th July 2020, 18:05
Replies: 66
Views: 2,673
Posted By andysharrock
whoop whoop look what's just arrived for the US...

whoop whoop look what's just arrived for the US of A . we now have door handles lights hinges badges bonnet handle and a complete windshield frame. dose not look a lot for a grand still arrived in...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 5th July 2020, 08:36
Replies: 66
Views: 2,673
Posted By andysharrock
quick update we have an engine what a bugger to...

quick update we have an engine what a bugger to get in fouled on everything but its in and sat on engine mounts. Need to refit the alternator it will need ether a belt tensioner at the other side or...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 30th June 2020, 19:11
Replies: 66
Views: 2,673
Posted By andysharrock
## what's 40mm between friends car should be...

##

what's 40mm between friends car should be here for 1ish tomorrow if the weather holds out it will be out the car quicker than I can fit it.I will at least be able to say yes or know to it...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 30th June 2020, 07:28
Replies: 66
Views: 2,673
Posted By andysharrock
lol yep going fishing this weekend so will not be...

lol yep going fishing this weekend so will not be on the cars. I looked at the floor pans and thought maybe I should lower the front too. But that's an easy alteration to do when they are fixed at...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 29th June 2020, 20:58
Replies: 66
Views: 2,673
Posted By andysharrock
did the google bit and found the external...

did the google bit and found the external dimensions of an mx 5 engine 600mm high from bottom of the sump too the oil filler cap. that should just hang passed the cross member by about 2" and clear...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 28th June 2020, 19:16
Replies: 160
Views: 21,636
Posted By andysharrock
thanks for the tip, they do foul by about 10mm...

thanks for the tip, they do foul by about 10mm just enough to hold the bucket out. slammed it is then lol. I will get some tiers on the wheels the body dose sit low but I was more thinking by the...
Forum: General Build Chat 28th June 2020, 18:40
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By andysharrock
I used East Coast Fibreglass for woven roving...

I used East Coast Fibreglass for woven roving they were the cheapest by far even with postage
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 28th June 2020, 17:46
Replies: 160
Views: 21,636
Posted By andysharrock
its taking shape well and everything looks a good...

its taking shape well and everything looks a good fit. The engine looks small and has room looking at mine today I said that's a small gap for a big engine. You can never tell from pictures the...
Forum: General Build Chat 28th June 2020, 17:22
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By andysharrock
cost of fiberglass recommendations

I seem to be going through fiberglass like its going out of fashion at the mo. I don't have any good suppliers local so everything is plus post witch is a bummer especially now when it can be a few...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 28th June 2020, 16:22
Replies: 66
Views: 2,673
Posted By andysharrock
The door gaps look better now the body has...

The door gaps look better now the body has support at both ends as well as the middle. The bonnet fits and looks so much better now I have lifted and brought the front out a little . I think its a...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 28th June 2020, 16:13
Replies: 66
Views: 2,673
Posted By andysharrock
Huston we have a car on wheels hanging the frame...

Huston we have a car on wheels hanging the frame from the underside of the chassis worked a treat I just need to nip the ends off the steel work job for tomorrow. The front of the chassis tucked...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 28th June 2020, 15:58
Replies: 66
Views: 2,673
Posted By andysharrock
thanks Mister Towed work will come to a stop soon...

thanks Mister Towed work will come to a stop soon my caravans opening so gone fishing will be on the garage door lol. Must admit no I have not got as far as were to put the seats made the seats tho...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 27th June 2020, 18:06
Replies: 66
Views: 2,673
Posted By andysharrock
picked my chassis up the morning that can only...

picked my chassis up the morning that can only mean its chassis build time lol 60mm box section think that should be enough

6938

6939

test fit the car tomorrow going to hang the inner frame...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 25th June 2020, 21:18
Replies: 66
Views: 2,673
Posted By andysharrock
made me some seat shells two for the speedster...

made me some seat shells two for the speedster and one for the other tribute build I am working on. gel coats a bit thin but they are getting covered so hay oh
6933

6934

6935

my chassis...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 23rd June 2020, 20:28
Replies: 66
Views: 2,673
Posted By andysharrock
not so happy with the seats I bought for the...

not so happy with the seats I bought for the other car they look brill but have got to be the most uncomfortable seat I have ever sat in. So fiberglass out time to make some seats this is the inside...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 23rd June 2020, 20:21
Replies: 66
Views: 2,673
Posted By andysharrock
bit of progress hit the local old fashioned iron...

bit of progress hit the local old fashioned iron mongers in search of door hinges and found so that with a bit of work made puka job of it . top tip you can not see were to mark the bolt holes when...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd June 2020, 20:08
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By andysharrock
it twists off as for removing the metal stub it...

it twists off as for removing the metal stub it will leave on the screen no idea
Showing results 1 to 25 of 100

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT +0. The time now is 13:13.

copyright madabout-kitcars.com 2000-2020
terms and conditions | privacy policy