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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 22nd June 2018, 07:36
Replies: 221
Views: 28,782
Posted By softfeet
Thanks for the helpful reply. I get the...

Thanks for the helpful reply.
I get the difference between a ‘rebody’ and an ‘IVA’ car, and I understand that things sometimes ‘fall off’ after IVA.
I was just wondering if there was anything...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 21st June 2018, 12:35
Replies: 221
Views: 28,782
Posted By softfeet
Why would it not be possible to get this through...

Why would it not be possible to get this through IVA? Is there something fundamental about its design that would cause a problem? Or is it the effort required in getting all the details right?
I'm...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 11th May 2018, 09:44
Replies: 65
Views: 7,270
Posted By softfeet
I think people have had success in the past by...

I think people have had success in the past by sending their documents to:

K and R
DVLA
Swansea
SA99 1ZZ


K and R means Kits and Rebuilds. The staff in this department probably have more...
Forum: General Build Chat 1st May 2018, 11:23
Replies: 39
Views: 4,247
Posted By softfeet
The proposed changes have been dropped. This...

The proposed changes have been dropped.

This is from Complete Kit Car magazine's facebook page:

We've just received a call from the Department for Transport confirming that they will not...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 24th April 2018, 13:31
Replies: 40
Views: 3,246
Posted By softfeet
The chassis look really tidy. What is the...

The chassis look really tidy.

What is the anti-corrosion paint that they use on North Sea oil rig legs that you used?

Something like Corroless?


Thanks
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 17th March 2018, 12:19
Replies: 3
Views: 651
Posted By softfeet
You may get a good response to your advert if you...

You may get a good response to your advert if you post it on Locostbuilders. I think they are very useful and sought after parts that you are selling.

https://www.locostbuilders.co.uk/
Forum: General Build Chat 8th February 2018, 15:45
Replies: 39
Views: 4,247
Posted By softfeet
There is some very helpful information on this...

There is some very helpful information on this subject here:

https://completekitcar.co.uk/2018/02/07/what-the-proposed-mot-changes-mean/
Forum: General Build Chat 7th February 2018, 09:02
Replies: 39
Views: 4,247
Posted By softfeet
This proposal is also being discussed on Locost...

This proposal is also being discussed on Locost Builders forum.

http://http://www.locostbuilders.co.uk/viewthread.php?tid=211596&page=1 (www.locostbuilders.co.uk/viewthread.php?tid=211596&page=1)...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 25th November 2017, 11:04
Replies: 158
Views: 14,890
Posted By softfeet
Lights and Horn

Paul

I have really enjoyed your build thread. Your car looks amazing, and seeing all the work and tenacity that went into building it was fascinating and, frankly, inspirational.

Now that you...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 25th November 2017, 10:43
Replies: 104
Views: 10,370
Posted By softfeet
"Basically if you think or feel all is NOT...

"Basically if you think or feel all is NOT correct, DON'T buy it, DON'T build it and finally DON'T drive it."
Very wise words.

"IVA?"
Also very wise words.

As far as I can see, there are only...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 24th November 2017, 23:10
Replies: 104
Views: 10,370
Posted By softfeet
How can you make sure that an incorrectly...

How can you make sure that an incorrectly registered kit car is 'insured properly'? I'm just curious, and hope that nobody thinks that I am a 'troll'.

For example, imagine a Cobra replica with a...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 9th November 2017, 10:02
Replies: 221
Views: 28,782
Posted By softfeet
Thanks very much for the very helpful and...

Thanks very much for the very helpful and comprehensive answer.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 8th November 2017, 14:59
Replies: 221
Views: 28,782
Posted By softfeet
I really like your dashboard - and the rest of...

I really like your dashboard - and the rest of the car!
I may have missed it, but what thickness / gauge of aluminium are you using for the dash? And what grade?
It is a balance between too thick...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 25th September 2017, 09:38
Replies: 846
Views: 152,056
Posted By softfeet
I think the grey car in the bottom right corner...

I think the grey car in the bottom right corner is a Wiesmann.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wiesmann

The collection is amazing and your (now former) car fits in perfectly.

Congratulations...
Forum: General chatter 29th June 2017, 07:59
Replies: 2
Views: 795
Posted By softfeet
There is a specific web forum for Sylva cars. ...

There is a specific web forum for Sylva cars. You may find some help on that as well.

https://jpsc.org.uk/

JPSCC stands for Jeremy Phillips Sportscars Club. Jeremy Phillips designed all the...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 26th May 2017, 14:47
Replies: 36
Views: 9,968
Posted By softfeet
It looks like a Turner, but I think it is the...

It looks like a Turner, but I think it is the 1980s 'replica' of a Turner called an MC Acer. Later called a Carlton Acer. I might be wrong...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 31st January 2017, 16:05
Replies: 14
Views: 3,370
Posted By softfeet
Thanks - that is really helpful. I will have a...

Thanks - that is really helpful. I will have a look at Camskill's website.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 31st January 2017, 16:00
Replies: 14
Views: 3,370
Posted By softfeet
Thanks. I will do that. MWS seem a very helpful...

Thanks. I will do that. MWS seem a very helpful lot.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 31st January 2017, 15:47
Replies: 14
Views: 3,370
Posted By softfeet
Many thanks for the helpful replies. I have...

Many thanks for the helpful replies.

I have read on American Triumph TR forums about converting ‘tubed’ wire wheels to ‘tubeless’ by using silicone and /or some sort of insulating tape, but I...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 30th January 2017, 13:05
Replies: 14
Views: 3,370
Posted By softfeet
Wire wheels and tyre inner tubes

Many of you are using wire wheels on your cars. Are you using tubes with these? I understand that you are supposed to, unless the wire wheels are specifically designed to run without tubes, and...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 20th July 2016, 10:22
Replies: 3,360
Views: 512,744
Posted By softfeet
Paul I have been following your 'build...

Paul

I have been following your 'build thread' for some time and I continue to be very impressed with what you are doing.

I am sorry to hear that the 'Brexit' decision has impacted on the...
Forum: General chatter 1st May 2016, 21:48
Replies: 9
Views: 3,202
Posted By softfeet
No problems, Paul. I think we are all in...

No problems, Paul. I think we are all in agreement.

Written words can lack the subtleties of the spoken word.

By the way, I have been following your build thread with interest - you are so...
Forum: General chatter 1st May 2016, 16:41
Replies: 9
Views: 3,202
Posted By softfeet
It is not correct to say that cars that will...

It is not correct to say that cars that will require an IVA are built from kits where everything is supplied new.

Some are built from comprehensive kits (like Caterhams), many are not.

It is...
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