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Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 20th March 2019, 22:30
Replies: 41
Views: 2,013
Posted By lancelot link
Car is progressing nicely ...engine turned up...

Car is progressing nicely ...engine turned up after it's rebuild and after fitting it back up and painting parts of it etc ..it was fitted into the car ... its a 3.1 with custom rocker covers and a...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 9th March 2019, 13:35
Replies: 180
Views: 21,970
Posted By lancelot link
The Miglia frame is simpler than the original...

The Miglia frame is simpler than the original S*mmio one , a little too simple in my opinion . Mike was an ok laminator but he isn't a fabricator and , I felt , the frame in the Miglia demonstrated...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 28th February 2019, 13:18
Replies: 23
Views: 3,426
Posted By lancelot link
NICE PROGRESS DALE...Keep it up !!!

NICE PROGRESS DALE...Keep it up !!!
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 27th February 2019, 08:14
Replies: 338
Views: 36,319
Posted By lancelot link
Yes agreed .....Gorgeous car .

Yes agreed .....Gorgeous car .
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 25th February 2019, 11:01
Replies: 66
Views: 5,078
Posted By lancelot link
THEY LOOK GOOD IN PALE BLUE ...I did a VW Danish...

THEY LOOK GOOD IN PALE BLUE ...I did a VW Danish blue one and its a cool colour ...
Good luck with the sale ..my car has had a very slow response until this weekend when , as the sun came out , so...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 23rd February 2019, 20:59
Replies: 41
Views: 2,013
Posted By lancelot link
Managed to get a couple of hours in on the...

Managed to get a couple of hours in on the bootlid ...made the modification to fit the altered headrest and glassed it all together then bonded it to the metal frame I had made and attached to the...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 22nd February 2019, 16:19
Replies: 41
Views: 2,013
Posted By lancelot link
YES THIS IS A LONG NOSE ...I agree they change...

YES THIS IS A LONG NOSE ...I agree they change the look considerably , she still looks long in the flesh , 99'' wheelbase , but the 16'' wires and larger arches really lower the body visually .........
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 21st February 2019, 22:13
Replies: 41
Views: 2,013
Posted By lancelot link
https://i.ibb.co/k97DHd9/20190221-162453.jpg...

https://i.ibb.co/k97DHd9/20190221-162453.jpg (https://ibb.co/9VD48MV)

https://i.ibb.co/kB14v2D/20190221-162642.jpg (https://ibb.co/qj5NVYg)

https://i.ibb.co/V91CVDn/20190221-162545.jpg...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 20th February 2019, 14:21
Replies: 41
Views: 2,013
Posted By lancelot link
Managed to glass the rear arches upside down...

Managed to glass the rear arches upside down using small strips and some metal formers I made to create the inner lips when I cut these bodies ...

https://i.ibb.co/jVrPkkf/20190220-130020.jpg...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 20th February 2019, 08:52
Replies: 41
Views: 2,013
Posted By lancelot link
Thank you ... This one is actually going to have...

Thank you ... This one is actually going to have a full aluminium interior , so a lot of the framework will be covered ...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 19th February 2019, 21:17
Replies: 41
Views: 2,013
Posted By lancelot link
Started to radius the arches and stretch the...

Started to radius the arches and stretch the lower wing section on the car today ...

https://i.ibb.co/MNdLmS3/20190219-131547.jpg (https://ibb.co/2KJBThf)
...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 19th February 2019, 14:39
Replies: 41
Views: 2,013
Posted By lancelot link
AGREED ...It's a Salisbury rear axle , so a...

AGREED ...It's a Salisbury rear axle , so a version of MK2. JAG , ROVER , WESTMINSTER etc... Drag Racers used to love them , they are very strong ...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 19th February 2019, 09:11
Replies: 41
Views: 2,013
Posted By lancelot link
Yes space is no issue at all under the bonnet ,...

Yes space is no issue at all under the bonnet , even the 3.0 V6 looks a little lost when they are set back a bit ... I will post pics of the BMW one in Swindon when he has progressed a bit ...

I...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 18th February 2019, 21:00
Replies: 41
Views: 2,013
Posted By lancelot link
D Quite simply ....Yes ...I have a customer...

D

Quite simply ....Yes ...I have a customer in Swindon using a BMW 6 cylinder and I have a customer looking at putting an XJ40 engine in one and it will also fit ..
Forum: General Build Chat 18th February 2019, 12:22
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By lancelot link
Hoping to get some sort of package ...Blue car if...

Hoping to get some sort of package ...Blue car if still around and a body and frame to the NSRA SWAPMEET at North Weald on 17th March ....

HOT RODDING AND SPECIAL BUILDING HAVE A BIT OF A CROSS...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 18th February 2019, 12:20
Replies: 41
Views: 2,013
Posted By lancelot link
SOME MORE PROGRESS ... Bonnet framework is done ,...

SOME MORE PROGRESS ... Bonnet framework is done , radiator mounts and extended hoses ..

https://i.ibb.co/4YVGCBw/20190216-124704.jpg (https://ibb.co/2skQRX0)

Bonnet fitted , face cut out and...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 18th February 2019, 12:14
Replies: 41
Views: 2,013
Posted By lancelot link
SOME MORE PROGRESS ... Bonnet framework is done ,...

SOME MORE PROGRESS ... Bonnet framework is done , radiator mounts and extended hoses ..everything is bolted to existing holes in the chassis so it can all be removed easily to get Engine etc in and...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 17th February 2019, 20:26
Replies: 95
Views: 12,285
Posted By lancelot link
plaid does look rather good ...car looks great in...

plaid does look rather good ...car looks great in the sunshine ...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 14th February 2019, 08:06
Replies: 95
Views: 12,285
Posted By lancelot link
I'm currently using www.imgbb.com When your...

I'm currently using www.imgbb.com When your picture has been uploaded you are given some sharing options in a section that says viewers links with some drop down options ... If you pick the BB fully...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 11th February 2019, 22:42
Replies: 263
Views: 39,262
Posted By lancelot link
Unfortunately , it is a fact that if you want a...

Unfortunately , it is a fact that if you want a show winning finish on your fibreglass body , then regardless of how well it has been moulded , it will inevitably need a skim of filler to take the...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 9th February 2019, 19:08
Replies: 263
Views: 39,262
Posted By lancelot link
Normally I'd agree with you but thats not really...

Normally I'd agree with you but thats not really the case with the " No frills , lots of thrills " Formosa 120GR. Very little expense at the end , more a case of a steady expenditure throughout .....
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 9th February 2019, 12:07
Replies: 39
Views: 2,128
Posted By lancelot link
Freezing cold and shakey walk around video!! ...

Freezing cold and shakey walk around video!!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jw1z8gvwyhM&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR1VEisiyuLrMWuN5OyJupzmVrXXN-oKkWrDVNCD-zctBt1gegROqa-fbKw
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 9th February 2019, 11:52
Replies: 41
Views: 2,013
Posted By lancelot link
Some progress .... Fuel tank framework with...

Some progress ....

Fuel tank framework with removeable cross brace in place , rear body mounts and seat belt anchorage points ...


https://i.ibb.co/yfpwKV0/IMG-2005.jpg...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 9th February 2019, 11:45
Replies: 263
Views: 39,262
Posted By lancelot link
COMFORTING NEWS ALEX ... YOU ARE RIGHT TVR ,...

COMFORTING NEWS ALEX ...

YOU ARE RIGHT TVR , the Survivor wont value up to that amount ..but a third ?
bit harsh ...

I reckon half might be fairer ..if someone offered 15k ..I would take it...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 4th February 2019, 13:53
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By lancelot link
February deal

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/FORMOSA-120-GR-1950s-INSPIRED-RE-BODY-PACKAGE-FOR-CLASSIC-TRIUMPH-SCIMITAR/173774417128?hash=item2875c32ce8:g:nJQAAOSwwqVcVa62:rk:3:pf:0
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