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Forum: General Build Chat 3rd July 2020, 14:22
Replies: 17
Views: 339
Posted By Paul L
SwiftyDS Sorry, if Im being thick here, but...

SwiftyDS Sorry, if Im being thick here, but are you looking for an alternative to using fibreglass, or ideas on how to build the buck for a fibreglass body?

Alternative to fibreglass Alloy...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 25th June 2020, 16:45
Replies: 139
Views: 19,426
Posted By Paul L
D'Oh! I'd forgotten you are making the whole...

D'Oh!

I'd forgotten you are making the whole bonnet flip up. :rolleyes:

Now, the dash work makes even more sense. :cool:

Good luck, Paul. :)
Forum: Bodywork 25th June 2020, 16:40
Replies: 10
Views: 229
Posted By Paul L
Bellicose Please dont think Im nitpicking,...

Bellicose Please dont think Im nitpicking, but you appear to be describing two different things.

If you want to take a mould of the shape to make a new part, you are building what is called a...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 24th June 2020, 19:17
Replies: 181
Views: 46,770
Posted By Paul L
Good luck with the MOT Chris. Take care,...

Good luck with the MOT Chris.

Take care, Paul. :)
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 21st June 2020, 06:25
Replies: 139
Views: 19,426
Posted By Paul L
Mr T - I'd not spotted how the dash was going to...

Mr T - I'd not spotted how the dash was going to join the bodyshell before, it will be a very neat job when finished. :cool:

Good luck, Paul. :)
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st June 2020, 06:13
Replies: 57
Views: 7,185
Posted By Paul L
Nice. :cool: ...

Nice. :cool:

http://www.madabout-kitcars.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=6910&d=1592686865

http://www.madabout-kitcars.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=6911&d=1592686865
Forum: General Build Chat 18th June 2020, 05:45
Replies: 23
Views: 504
Posted By Paul L
There is a guy call Kev / Kapri over on the 'Rods...

There is a guy call Kev / Kapri over on the 'Rods 'n' Sods' forum who is an expert on DVLA registrations.

He helped guide Gary on the original Sammio Spyder design to ensure it complied with the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th June 2020, 05:39
Replies: 20
Views: 1,066
Posted By Paul L
Lucky Great to see your build has started....

Lucky Great to see your build has started. :cool:

http://www.madabout-kitcars.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=6901&d=1592160580

What did you use to make the duct moulds?

Not sure if...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th June 2020, 05:37
Replies: 9
Views: 403
Posted By Paul L
WeeCharlie A belated welcome to forum. :cool: ...

WeeCharlie A belated welcome to forum. :cool:

Looks like you have made solid progress so far.

http://www.madabout-kitcars.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=6897&d=1592062930

Good luck,...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 18th June 2020, 05:37
Replies: 139
Views: 19,426
Posted By Paul L
And over the moon you should be. :cool: For...

And over the moon you should be. :cool:

For a first attempt at a two piece mould, I wouldn't be comparing yourself to Chris @ Tribute who does this sort of thing with his eyes closed. :icon_wink:...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 18th June 2020, 05:31
Replies: 58
Views: 1,841
Posted By Paul L
Top Tip about using lino, as that has clearly...

Top Tip about using lino, as that has clearly worked well. :cool:
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 13th June 2020, 05:19
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By Paul L
smonza Congratulations, you have a beautiful...

smonza Congratulations, you have a beautiful car. :cool:

http://www.madabout-kitcars.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=6876&d=1591780323
...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 13th June 2020, 05:17
Replies: 58
Views: 1,841
Posted By Paul L
Holy Fibreglassing Batman! ...

Holy Fibreglassing Batman!

https://static.independent.co.uk/s3fs-public/thumbnails/image/2017/06/10/18/adam-west-2.jpg?w968h681

andysharrock Great work, you really are making something from...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 13th June 2020, 05:16
Replies: 139
Views: 19,426
Posted By Paul L
Mr T Sorry to hear the dash mould didnt work as...

Mr T Sorry to hear the dash mould didnt work as planned.

But at least you seem to have got back to the point where it should work.

Nice work on fitting the grill and getting the basic shape...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 13th June 2020, 05:15
Replies: 399
Views: 80,230
Posted By Paul L
Mick - Hopefully, your first drive in the Monaco...

Mick - Hopefully, your first drive in the Monaco will make all the grief it has given you seem worth it.

Good luck, Paul. :)
Forum: General chatter 13th June 2020, 05:14
Replies: 15
Views: 403
Posted By Paul L
zxrjon If you have no luck with engineering...

zxrjon If you have no luck with engineering companies, how about universities / colleges?

Perhaps someone who teaches engineering could help?

They might even be able to use it as a project...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 4th June 2020, 19:20
Replies: 31
Views: 1,466
Posted By Paul L
See my Post #26 above, the video is all about...

See my Post #26 above, the video is all about that.

Cheers, Paul. :)
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 4th June 2020, 19:18
Replies: 25
Views: 964
Posted By Paul L
That would be very nice if you could achieve it....

That would be very nice if you could achieve it. :cool:

https://gmauthority.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Whipple-Supercharged-LS3-Shelby-Cobra-Coupe-Custom-008.jpg

There was at least one...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 1st June 2020, 19:58
Replies: 31
Views: 1,466
Posted By Paul L
It is a bit of a long story and based on American...

It is a bit of a long story and based on American law, but this is a great insight into this sort of thing.

Key points seemed to be you have to defend the trade mark and some parts of a car are...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 31st May 2020, 20:24
Replies: 58
Views: 1,841
Posted By Paul L
Weren't they selling the rest of the kit? ...

Weren't they selling the rest of the kit?

https://live.staticflickr.com/8309/8050845888_b29f637cd6_b.jpg" width="1024" height="681"

:icon_wink:
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 28th May 2020, 20:32
Replies: 21
Views: 3,405
Posted By Paul L
Excellent. :cool: ...

Excellent. :cool:

http://www.madabout-kitcars.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=6810&d=1590418912

Take care, Paul. :)
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 28th May 2020, 20:30
Replies: 479
Views: 78,225
Posted By Paul L
Another trip out A combination of real work...

Another trip out
A combination of real work and domestic chores meant I only had a brief window on Bank Holiday Monday.

Managed to rack up just over 41 miles, but forgot to put sun screen on my...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 21st May 2020, 05:18
Replies: 47
Views: 16,857
Posted By Paul L
<Flash Back> <Shudder> <Nervous Tic> ...

<Flash Back>

<Shudder>

<Nervous Tic>

:icon_wink:

Jokes aside, glad to see the yoga mat suggestion helped.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 21st May 2020, 05:09
Replies: 479
Views: 78,225
Posted By Paul L
Jones & Mr T - Thanks gents. :cool: ...

Jones & Mr T - Thanks gents. :cool:

Unfortunately, life under a tarpaulin has not been kind to my car's paintwork. :icon_sad:

It looks a lot better in the photos than is does close up.

Hope...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 21st May 2020, 05:03
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By Paul L
Just to echo the very neat job comments. ...

Just to echo the very neat job comments.

Your attention to detail makes it all look very 'factory'. :cool:

Cheers, Paul. :)
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