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Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 12th June 2019, 18:03
Replies: 366
Views: 91,370
Posted By davecymru
And after 5 years and lots of fun i have finally...

And after 5 years and lots of fun i have finally sold the Miglia and i hope that the new owner (Paul) has as much fun with it as i did!

:icon_cry:

...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 22nd March 2019, 10:40
Replies: 366
Views: 91,370
Posted By davecymru
Quick update, another year another MOT pass with...

Quick update, another year another MOT pass with no warnings! :D
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 11th March 2019, 13:37
Replies: 185
Views: 26,735
Posted By davecymru
That is coming along very nicely matey! can't...

That is coming along very nicely matey! can't wait to see the moon-buggy stage as that is always a huge milestone :)

In case it's of any help as far as frame strengthening is concerned, i added...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 21st January 2019, 17:31
Replies: 366
Views: 91,370
Posted By davecymru
Shocks fitted with the bottom of the Spring seat...

Shocks fitted with the bottom of the Spring seat locking nuts at 1" from bottom of the threads it all seemed a bit close and didn't leave much room for movement.
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 19th January 2019, 17:22
Replies: 13
Views: 1,358
Posted By davecymru
Get it in front of the right market and the world...

Get it in front of the right market and the world is your lobster!

Put it on fleabay and have everything queried to the n'th degree by keyboard warriors, as i found out last year!
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 19th January 2019, 17:15
Replies: 53
Views: 4,082
Posted By davecymru
I'm liking the 'single' wraparound screen it's a...

I'm liking the 'single' wraparound screen it's a cool evoloution and would give considerably more protection than my aeroscreens while retaining a more racing car look!

Given what i went though...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 19th January 2019, 16:53
Replies: 366
Views: 91,370
Posted By davecymru
Well i've finally got off my laze @rse and sorted...

Well i've finally got off my laze @rse and sorted the front suspension!

First I whipped the front shocks off.
...
Forum: General chatter 19th January 2019, 16:27
Replies: 5
Views: 1,128
Posted By davecymru
Bet it goes quite quick tho, as.... it is a red...

Bet it goes quite quick tho, as.... it is a red one! :)
Forum: General chatter 13th January 2019, 12:16
Replies: 3
Views: 502
Posted By davecymru
Stunning!! When i win the lottery i will spend...

Stunning!! When i win the lottery i will spend my time aspiring to be able to make cars of that quality!
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 13th January 2019, 12:15
Replies: 185
Views: 26,735
Posted By davecymru
The Alloy sheets were 2000x1000x1.2mm The angle...

The Alloy sheets were 2000x1000x1.2mm
The angle was 3/4 x 3/4 / 1/16
Alloy rivets (LOTS of them)
and everything seated and bonded with Tiger Seal (nasty, horrible, sticky stuff that it is to cut...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 12th January 2019, 17:56
Replies: 395
Views: 41,916
Posted By davecymru
I'm liking the Oval idea, it'll look that bit...

I'm liking the Oval idea, it'll look that bit more unique!

So you bought your leather sewing kit to make make things 'just' for the car <cough><cough><nudge><nudge><nudge><wink><wink>
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 12th January 2019, 17:48
Replies: 53
Views: 4,082
Posted By davecymru
Nice!! even if it isn't a Red one :)

Nice!!

even if it isn't a Red one :)
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 12th January 2019, 17:45
Replies: 366
Views: 91,370
Posted By davecymru
ATM i've still got the very stiff ones from...

ATM i've still got the very stiff ones from Merlin on there, but i'm doing a bit of general tinkering with the car atm and i've decided to try some softer ones for normal road use. i'll probably...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 12th January 2019, 17:43
Replies: 185
Views: 26,735
Posted By davecymru
Just catching up on this, in case it helps i also...

Just catching up on this, in case it helps i also had to rejig my pedal plate and steering column mounts as well! So (as ever) i went a bit OTT i did a frame extension in 25x25x3mm steel box section...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 1st January 2019, 17:24
Replies: 62
Views: 8,873
Posted By davecymru
I'm playing catchup on this thread/build, but i'm...

I'm playing catchup on this thread/build, but i'm liking the way it's coming along!

Can i also spot some new toys since the Sammio build? i.e. the Clarke load leveling hoisty thingy (i think...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 1st January 2019, 17:17
Replies: 366
Views: 91,370
Posted By davecymru
Wot e said! :) No.1 son did a few different...

Wot e said! :)

No.1 son did a few different size holes on some test pieces and found the size that held the ones i had nice and tight as i can't remember where they came from (they're either...
Forum: General chatter 1st January 2019, 17:10
Replies: 2
Views: 391
Posted By davecymru
Welcome to the forum! It will all depend on...

Welcome to the forum!

It will all depend on what make of Countach replica you have and what the original builider did when they were putting it together.

I had a MasterCo Countach and there...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 1st January 2019, 12:35
Replies: 366
Views: 91,370
Posted By davecymru
Cheers Paul, I'm currently applying...

Cheers Paul,

I'm currently applying lad-logic and man-maths to my next build and using those i think an Audi V8 powered Countach is perfectly do-able...... :lalala:

But i also have my eye on...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 1st January 2019, 12:17
Replies: 111
Views: 15,915
Posted By davecymru
Loving the size of your garage, it looks ideal...

Loving the size of your garage, it looks ideal for one of therse builds and i'm loving how the car is coming along.

Plus hiding things in the garden store and hoping noone notices until the spring...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 16th December 2018, 11:20
Replies: 164
Views: 36,472
Posted By davecymru
Straigt lines.... Sammio.... :rofl: ...

Straigt lines.... Sammio.... :rofl:


Sorry, no offence meant, but given that i built one and i've been in the same position as you, i know what you're going through and all the best of luck...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 16th December 2018, 11:17
Replies: 2
Views: 1,282
Posted By davecymru
Lovely car and nice video!

Lovely car and nice video!
Forum: General chatter 16th December 2018, 11:16
Replies: 7
Views: 651
Posted By davecymru
:welcome: Best of luck with your build! ...

:welcome:

Best of luck with your build! please post a build thread with loads of pics so that we can follow your progress, heckle and shamelessly steal any really cool ideas you may have :)
...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 16th December 2018, 10:55
Replies: 366
Views: 91,370
Posted By davecymru
Merry Christmas everyone! I'm still here, i...

Merry Christmas everyone!

I'm still here, i still have the car, i'm still tinkering with it, thoroughlly enjoying it and getting it ready for my annual new year jaunt across the mendips (Heated...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 22nd September 2018, 10:31
Replies: 395
Views: 41,916
Posted By davecymru
I'm glad to see you've got your priorities right...

I'm glad to see you've got your priorities right and you sorted the car before the washing! :)
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 13th September 2018, 15:24
Replies: 119
Views: 19,178
Posted By davecymru
Looks like i started an interesting discussion! ...

Looks like i started an interesting discussion!

Thanks all for your feedback and kind words, i didn't mean to come across all emo, but it's been hectic back at work after the holidays and i...
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