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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 19th July 2019, 08:41
Replies: 383
Views: 151,027
Posted By Paul L
Peter - Neat work as always and it looks like you...

Peter - Neat work as always and it looks like you are edging closer to the engine firing up. :cool:

Good luck, Paul. :)
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 19th July 2019, 08:37
Replies: 36
Views: 958
Posted By Paul L
No worries Craig, Iím glad I could help. :cool: ...

No worries Craig, Iím glad I could help. :cool:

Iíd never used fibreglass before and learnt a lot from reading other build threads.

In particular, the way Chris and Dan @ Tribute built their...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th July 2019, 16:50
Replies: 36
Views: 958
Posted By Paul L
Formers: It is worth mentioning that you can...

Formers:
It is worth mentioning that you can put parcel tape on almost anything to create a former of the required shape.

So I have used beer cans to create cut outs in the body shell for my...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th July 2019, 16:49
Replies: 36
Views: 958
Posted By Paul L
OK, Iíve had a rummage through some old build...

OK, Iíve had a rummage through some old build photos and apologies if you have this covered already.

I donít want to hi-jack your thread, as Iím certainly no expert, but I did a LOT of fibreglass...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 17th July 2019, 18:34
Replies: 385
Views: 39,873
Posted By Paul L
I think that nicely sums up the world of kit...

I think that nicely sums up the world of kit cars. :D

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Kon - I had a quick look at my tail pipe exits today.

Due to the angles of...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 17th July 2019, 08:40
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By Paul L
You may have missed my reply to your other thread...

You may have missed my reply to your other thread about this.

http://www.madabout-kitcars.com/forum/showthread.php?p=99808#post99808

No idea if what I posted was any help, but that is all I...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 17th July 2019, 08:35
Replies: 36
Views: 958
Posted By Paul L
Craig - You shouldn't need to add anything for...

Craig - You shouldn't need to add anything for strength if you 'overlap' the fibreglass on the inside.

One option would be to:
- Fix a 'former' to the sunny side of the bonnet where you've cut...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 17th July 2019, 08:23
Replies: 105
Views: 10,795
Posted By Paul L
Dave - Looking good. :cool:

Dave - Looking good. :cool:
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 17th July 2019, 08:22
Replies: 59
Views: 12,015
Posted By Paul L
Mike - What colour are you going for? Given...

Mike - What colour are you going for?

Given the more modern rolling chassis, engine & gearbox, I really think you should be asking for more money.

Especially if you think this provides a great...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 17th July 2019, 08:18
Replies: 385
Views: 39,873
Posted By Paul L
Tuesday - Part 2: I was due to meet a mate for...

Tuesday - Part 2:
I was due to meet a mate for a beer, but decided to make the most of the sunshine and picked him up instead.

We then took a lovely drive up to Hampstead Heath and, quite by...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 17th July 2019, 08:16
Replies: 385
Views: 39,873
Posted By Paul L
Friday Wanted to make a quick trip shopping...

Friday
Wanted to make a quick trip shopping trip to Greenford.
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 14th July 2019, 12:11
Replies: 36
Views: 958
Posted By Paul L
If it helps, I had no idea what I was doing when...

If it helps, I had no idea what I was doing when I took an angle grinder to my car. :rolleyes:

Not sure you've seen SeaNick's MX250 build thread?

He did a LOT of fibreglass modifications and...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th July 2019, 16:21
Replies: 36
Views: 958
Posted By Paul L
306craig - Obviously, your car, your rules. ...

306craig - Obviously, your car, your rules.

ButÖ

If it is the muscle car look you are after, thenÖ

Ditch the idea of Mini headlights.

Take an angle grinder to the front end.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th July 2019, 21:16
Replies: 406
Views: 87,609
Posted By Paul L
You filled the heads of 200 rivets! :eek: ...

You filled the heads of 200 rivets! :eek:

Rather you than me, but great job :cool:

Good luck, Paul. :)
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th July 2019, 21:14
Replies: 1
Views: 103
Posted By Paul L
MX250C spotted in EssexÖ

I spotted this MX250C parked somewhere between Chelmsford and Brentwood in Essex today. :cool:
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Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 9th July 2019, 21:09
Replies: 385
Views: 39,873
Posted By Paul L
A decent run out… Went to visit an old friend...

A decent run out…
Went to visit an old friend today to discuss a new job opportunity and to go for lunch.
...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 8th July 2019, 17:15
Replies: 59
Views: 12,015
Posted By Paul L
Mike - Good luck with the sale.

Mike - Good luck with the sale.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 8th July 2019, 17:13
Replies: 385
Views: 39,873
Posted By Paul L
Monday - Part 2: As soon as I'd covered up the...

Monday - Part 2:
As soon as I'd covered up the back half of the car, the sun came out again. :rolleyes:

So I peeled back the covers from the front of the car and spent a few minutes under the...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 8th July 2019, 17:12
Replies: 385
Views: 39,873
Posted By Paul L
Molleur - Cheers. :cool: - - - - - - - - - -...

Molleur - Cheers. :cool:

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A quick job my ar$e!
My second hand replacement petrol cap arrived from Ebay. :cool:
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Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 4th July 2019, 17:14
Replies: 385
Views: 39,873
Posted By Paul L
Molleur - Cheers. :cool: Replacement fuel...

Molleur - Cheers. :cool:

Replacement fuel cap on its way from Ebay.

+ Happy Independence Day! :usa2:

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On days like these when...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 3rd July 2019, 16:57
Replies: 385
Views: 39,873
Posted By Paul L
Back on the road again... There were just a...

Back on the road again...
There were just a couple of small jobs to do before I was ready to hit the road.

The first was a major tidy up of all the tools used recently and a hoover of the boot...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 2nd July 2019, 21:15
Replies: 38
Views: 11,664
Posted By Paul L
Nice mod. :cool:

Nice mod. :cool:
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 2nd July 2019, 21:14
Replies: 385
Views: 39,873
Posted By Paul L
Tuesday - Part 2: When the first bolt went in...

Tuesday - Part 2:
When the first bolt went in without any problems I felt a small wave of joy sweep over me.

Unfortunately, I then could not manage to get any of the other three to go in at all....
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 2nd July 2019, 21:13
Replies: 385
Views: 39,873
Posted By Paul L
Almost complete... Lots of little odd jobs to...

Almost complete...
Lots of little odd jobs to do, including taping the seat spacers in place.

For some, the penny washer was nicely stuck to the Tetroseal on the floor.
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Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 1st July 2019, 16:47
Replies: 385
Views: 39,873
Posted By Paul L
Molleur, Jones, Dave, Mr T & Colin - Thanks...

Molleur, Jones, Dave, Mr T & Colin - Thanks gents. :cool:

Note: If there is any drumming from the panels I have plenty of screws left over.

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