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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds Today, 06:48
Replies: 2
Views: 27
Posted By Mister Towed
What a great looking car, and so much more subtle...

What a great looking car, and so much more subtle and elegant than those fake snakes.
Forum: Old No.7 Builds Yesterday, 06:27
Replies: 336
Views: 50,949
Posted By Mister Towed
Love the work you're doing. When the car's...

Love the work you're doing. When the car's finished, if anyone starts studying the detail of the exhaust hangers (which look perfectly matched to the period to me, btw) then they've clearly got...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 11th September 2019, 20:11
Replies: 194
Views: 28,159
Posted By Mister Towed
Hi Deni, that clutch hose looks very much like...

Hi Deni, that clutch hose looks very much like one from an MG Midget -
...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 10th September 2019, 06:21
Replies: 185
Views: 50,710
Posted By Mister Towed
Audi V6 would seem to be the simplest and...

Audi V6 would seem to be the simplest and cheapest solution. Would also be suitably (too?) powerful and sound right with a custom exhaust.

As for the looks, it's just an ugly plastic cover...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 6th September 2019, 05:59
Replies: 154
Views: 39,753
Posted By Mister Towed
Hi Slarti, nice to hear that you're still working...

Hi Slarti, nice to hear that you're still working on your Spyder.

I'll be at the Revival Friday and Saturday in 'Iris' (my light blue Midget) so I'll keep an eye out for you.

I found the...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 2nd September 2019, 06:10
Replies: 418
Views: 44,796
Posted By Mister Towed
It'll be a very sad day if you have to part with...

It'll be a very sad day if you have to part with your car, but needs must and family has to come first. Good luck and I hope work picks up for you.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 25th August 2019, 07:26
Replies: 221
Views: 15,861
Posted By Mister Towed
This is interesting, Micky, and highlights the...

This is interesting, Micky, and highlights the problems that can occur when the law is ambiguous.

Nothing in these Regulations shall require any lamp or reflector to be fitted between sunrise...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 23rd August 2019, 18:01
Replies: 221
Views: 15,861
Posted By Mister Towed
Sorry for kicking the backside out of that...

Sorry for kicking the backside out of that debate, trouble is, when I was a plod I really liked laws that were clear - If person A does this to person B then person A is guilty of this offence. ...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 22nd August 2019, 13:29
Replies: 221
Views: 15,861
Posted By Mister Towed
Okay, that looks pretty clear - no front and rear...

Okay, that looks pretty clear - no front and rear position lamps = no need to have headlights.

Now, if you can just point me to the paragraph that shows an exemption from front and rear position...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 22nd August 2019, 07:18
Replies: 221
Views: 15,861
Posted By Mister Towed
Nothing wrong with those mudguards, they just add...

Nothing wrong with those mudguards, they just add to the whole bonkers theme.

Don't want to labour the point and spoil your thread with an endless debate about the whole daytime MOT thing so my...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 21st August 2019, 07:31
Replies: 221
Views: 15,861
Posted By Mister Towed
I love the car but I do have some concerns over...

I love the car but I do have some concerns over the legal aspect of running without headlamps.

I can't find any exemption in the lighting regulations that would apply to Agent Thor Or pretty...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st August 2019, 06:18
Replies: 204
Views: 21,217
Posted By Mister Towed
Try brown parcel tape. Cheap, will stick to...

Try brown parcel tape. Cheap, will stick to pretty much anything and fibreglass resin won't stick to the shiny side. Does tend to leave wrinkles in the surface though, so moulded items do need more...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 20th August 2019, 08:17
Replies: 221
Views: 15,861
Posted By Mister Towed
Just awesome. I absolutely love it.

Just awesome. I absolutely love it.
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 20th August 2019, 06:33
Replies: 34
Views: 6,904
Posted By Mister Towed
Starting to come together nicely. Not sure if...

Starting to come together nicely. Not sure if you've thought of this, but a 'rubber' sealing strip along the bottom edge of the screen frame stops water coming through underneath it and gives a more...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 15th August 2019, 06:09
Replies: 418
Views: 44,796
Posted By Mister Towed
Very nice pictures, Paul. Makes me jealous :)

Very nice pictures, Paul. Makes me jealous :)
Forum: General chatter 8th August 2019, 06:07
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By Mister Towed
Was it a lonely sheep looking for love?

Was it a lonely sheep looking for love?
Forum: General chatter 31st July 2019, 19:41
Replies: 18
Views: 1,410
Posted By Mister Towed
Fairly pricey, then. I am struggling a bit...

Fairly pricey, then.

I am struggling a bit to understand why electric motors for cars are so expensive when they have one moving part and are really just a scaled-up version of the one turning...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 31st July 2019, 17:44
Replies: 221
Views: 15,861
Posted By Mister Towed
Hmm, as Paul (and others) have already been...

Hmm, as Paul (and others) have already been granted VHI status with cars that have been previously and properly declared as re-bodied, it does appear that the authorities' view is that they still...
Forum: General chatter 31st July 2019, 15:51
Replies: 18
Views: 1,410
Posted By Mister Towed
Following this thread with interest. I take it...

Following this thread with interest. I take it the motor came from a wrecked Tesla rather than new from the factory?

Can you give us a breakdown of how much the motor, batteries and control...
Forum: General chatter 26th July 2019, 16:17
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By Mister Towed
No, not me, I was busy reading through my...

No, not me, I was busy reading through my well-thumbed copies of 'Popular Mechanics'.

One of them even had a full centre spread of some chrome vanadium AF Crow's Foot spanners. Phwoar!
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 19th July 2019, 07:25
Replies: 418
Views: 44,796
Posted By Mister Towed
Well done in sorting out the fuel sender, I had...

Well done in sorting out the fuel sender, I had the same trial and error process of making small bends in the float arm until it read correctly when I replaced mine.

That shot of your car next...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 1st July 2019, 19:00
Replies: 311
Views: 54,995
Posted By Mister Towed
Sounds good, you could finish the look with...

Sounds good, you could finish the look with mottled paint and white crosses.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 1st July 2019, 06:02
Replies: 418
Views: 44,796
Posted By Mister Towed
Nice work Paul, definitely a worthwhile upgrade.

Nice work Paul, definitely a worthwhile upgrade.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 29th June 2019, 06:53
Replies: 311
Views: 54,995
Posted By Mister Towed
Yep, lovely colour and the price of the spray job...

Yep, lovely colour and the price of the spray job does sound very reasonable.

Now that you mention it, the body does look like it might've fallen off one of these -
...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 25th June 2019, 06:25
Replies: 22
Views: 1,344
Posted By Mister Towed
Thanks for posting that Ian, it's a very useful...

Thanks for posting that Ian, it's a very useful tool for anyone looking for donor chassis for classic replicas.

I did a quick check and it only took a few moments to confirm that the wheelbases...
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