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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds Today, 15:53
Replies: 15
Views: 358
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Matt black doesn't do it for me ! I like the...

Matt black doesn't do it for me ! I like the silver one in the photo above . Have you thought about a red oxide finish if you really want a "shabby chic" look ?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds Yesterday, 15:25
Replies: 4
Views: 71
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
If you want to save a few quid play one off...

If you want to save a few quid play one off against the other. They all want your business and there are several insurers who specialise in kits and specials. Make sure you are clear with what sort...
Forum: General Build Chat 8th April 2021, 12:26
Replies: 21
Views: 1,771
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Good luck with that one ! There are so many...

Good luck with that one ! There are so many sevenesque designs out there both past and present, its pretty much a generic shape in its own right now. The Westfield situation proved a point and set a...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 6th April 2021, 12:24
Replies: 86
Views: 7,239
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Yes I remember his build and the paint job he...

Yes I remember his build and the paint job he did, a very good finish ! I think I'll be going for something similar.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 4th April 2021, 22:39
Replies: 15
Views: 358
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
An interesting concept Ian, can't wait to see the...

An interesting concept Ian, can't wait to see the finished result. The side profile of the Z3GT convertible looks great and I'm sure it will work well with the 250 front end.
Forum: General Build Chat 3rd April 2021, 09:12
Replies: 21
Views: 1,771
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
More news in Classic and Sports Car magazine...

More news in Classic and Sports Car magazine today. Most references were aimed at the high end "toolroom" copies. Whilst no conclusions were forthcoming it looks like the whole area is a can of worms...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 3rd April 2021, 08:59
Replies: 86
Views: 7,239
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The body is excellent quality and won't take much...

The body is excellent quality and won't take much time to prep. I might be changing my mind again with final colour choice, perhaps ! Originally thinking of an aluminium paint finish but now leaning...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 1st April 2021, 17:05
Replies: 86
Views: 7,239
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Some recent photos;

Some recent photos;
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 31st March 2021, 22:14
Replies: 86
Views: 7,239
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Slow progress over the last couple of weeks but...

Slow progress over the last couple of weeks but getting closer ! The detail little jobs take up so much time. The doors are hung, the instruments are in, the ali panelling work is just about...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th March 2021, 20:33
Replies: 250
Views: 38,851
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Nothing this end !

Nothing this end !
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 29th March 2021, 20:15
Replies: 250
Views: 38,851
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Is it me but there are no photos showing on this...

Is it me but there are no photos showing on this thread ?
Forum: General chatter 28th March 2021, 09:28
Replies: 1
Views: 88
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Here is the live feed for todays auction on now ;...

Here is the live feed for todays auction on now ;

;https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0gUJZ7NkmKY
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 27th March 2021, 16:52
Replies: 16
Views: 833
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Cycle wings tend to flap about and resonate...

Cycle wings tend to flap about and resonate unless the brackets are really heavy duty and solid. The only solution on the Lotus 7 style cars I've owned is to make the brackets from over size material...
Forum: General chatter 27th March 2021, 11:58
Replies: 1
Views: 88
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Race Retro Live Auction Today 27/03/21

Some interesting cars going through the Silverstone Auctions, Race Retro sale today and tomorrow.

Here is the live feed link;

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uKNvQPc6GYM
Forum: General chatter 21st March 2021, 16:34
Replies: 130
Views: 29,527
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Not unreasonable for a bespoke, hand made and...

Not unreasonable for a bespoke, hand made and very well engineered super car !
Check out some of the iffy conversions as seen on Vintage Voltage and the like, see what they charge ! You will realise...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 19th March 2021, 19:29
Replies: 86
Views: 7,239
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The body is all mounted up and bolted down. Door...

The body is all mounted up and bolted down. Door hinges to do and finishing the front bonnet hinges. The rear lighting and instruments going in next and final wiring jobs to do ! I'm still have...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 13th March 2021, 19:40
Replies: 86
Views: 7,239
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The studs on the Scimitar are the button head...

The studs on the Scimitar are the button head type and it was the button section that sheared off.

I did take a photo but for some reason I can't load anything up at the moment !
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 13th March 2021, 16:50
Replies: 86
Views: 7,239
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
A couple more jobs completed today including...

A couple more jobs completed today including replacing a broken wheel stud. Worth a mention only because it could apply to any of the older donor cars being used under a Formosa or any other kit for...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th March 2021, 17:01
Replies: 390
Views: 82,828
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
An interesting project ! The advert quotes just a...

An interesting project ! The advert quotes just a few weekends work to complete it so you could have it on the road by the end of lock down !
Trouble is with TVR's is they usually end up off the...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 9th March 2021, 22:41
Replies: 86
Views: 7,239
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
A recent photo showing the internal frame in...

A recent photo showing the internal frame in place and the aluminium panel work underway. The upper part of the bulkhead will be completed once the body is refitted. The detail jobs take the most...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th March 2021, 19:25
Replies: 23
Views: 2,993
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I know Silverstone Auctions and Classic Car...

I know Silverstone Auctions and Classic Car Auctions have been using the main exhibition halls to store cars and run their online auctions events. That was the case last year, they appeared to have...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 5th March 2021, 17:30
Replies: 58
Views: 2,985
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Have you considered powder coating the chassis ?...

Have you considered powder coating the chassis ? Very cost effective and the finish will be like new. I recently had my Scimitar chassis done which is bigger and more complex, it only cost 250...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 2nd March 2021, 19:13
Replies: 86
Views: 7,239
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Still working around a few jobs prior to fitting...

Still working around a few jobs prior to fitting the body for the final time. I've just about finished the steering column which need to be extended by 150mm or so. My fancy tubular exhaust manifolds...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd March 2021, 09:35
Replies: 473
Views: 115,481
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Sounds like a birth certificate !!

Sounds like a birth certificate !!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th February 2021, 10:59
Replies: 23
Views: 2,993
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Nothing on the website yet, just last years post....

Nothing on the website yet, just last years post. I don't think restrictions for events are lifted until after the usual show date.
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