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Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 17th March 2019, 16:12
Replies: 26
Views: 418
Posted By Barber
I will have to look out some pics, I sold it...

I will have to look out some pics, I sold it about 10 years ago to pay for my wife's dental work. Look up NGTF and imagine it inLotus Red. But the truth is, open top, flat screen kits are not a lot...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 17th March 2019, 13:46
Replies: 26
Views: 418
Posted By Barber
I bought an NG TF which is based on MGB running...

I bought an NG TF which is based on MGB running gear. Even I can understand the mechanics, and was able to change piston rings (forced on me by a blue smoke plume visible from hundreds of yards...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 17th March 2019, 11:24
Replies: 26
Views: 418
Posted By Barber
I looked at doing a kit from scratch a good few...

I looked at doing a kit from scratch a good few years ago. Advice at the time was to allow 3-5 years elapsed time for a novice. I couldn't wait that long, so was content to get a doer upper, and...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 15th March 2019, 17:33
Replies: 337
Views: 35,800
Posted By Barber
LLM, I am sorry to hear of your loss. Keeping...

LLM, I am sorry to hear of your loss. Keeping busy can be therapeutic, but remember not to push yourself too hard. The car will be just as fantastic in May as it will be in April.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th March 2019, 08:24
Replies: 382
Views: 45,568
Posted By Barber
I checked drain by plugging into each fuse...

I checked drain by plugging into each fuse location. First it indicated door lock, and I removed them refitted driver side actuator. After the garage super charged battery, it has been good for up to...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th March 2019, 20:05
Replies: 378
Views: 82,148
Posted By Barber
Great to see you are back on the case, keep...

Great to see you are back on the case, keep posting pics as well as the progress reports.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 8th March 2019, 20:25
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By Barber
Great to see another build starting, and some...

Great to see another build starting, and some interesting questions, the answers to which should help me. Good luck, post lots, and with pictures.
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 7th March 2019, 07:37
Replies: 372
Views: 113,279
Posted By Barber
It is always good to see more pics of the car.

It is always good to see more pics of the car.
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 6th March 2019, 20:38
Replies: 337
Views: 35,800
Posted By Barber
Hooray, you will not regret it, and can always...

Hooray, you will not regret it, and can always paint it later if you cannot live with it.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 3rd March 2019, 20:22
Replies: 65
Views: 4,868
Posted By Barber
bargain, well done

bargain, well done
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 3rd March 2019, 20:18
Replies: 268
Views: 37,429
Posted By Barber
Sorry, I've had a few and this made me giggle: ...

Sorry, I've had a few and this made me giggle:
"Anyway it all spurned me on this afternoon and fitted the washer jets "
Get on with it matey, you are doing a great job.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 3rd March 2019, 20:15
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By Barber
How do you keep your head down and lob a grenade...

How do you keep your head down and lob a grenade at the same time?
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 3rd March 2019, 20:13
Replies: 77
Views: 6,406
Posted By Barber
Door frames look great, as a novice welder, i am...

Door frames look great, as a novice welder, i am envious.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd March 2019, 16:09
Replies: 1,374
Views: 498,775
Posted By Barber
See my dash on the Z3gato thread. All is...

See my dash on the Z3gato thread. All is possible, as the are GRP
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 1st March 2019, 19:26
Replies: 382
Views: 45,568
Posted By Barber
I have already got some plastic primer, satin...

I have already got some plastic primer, satin black and the wrinkle finish to go on top. If anyone can foresee a problem, shout out now please! After the warm weather this week, I am tempted to get...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th February 2019, 07:54
Replies: 382
Views: 45,568
Posted By Barber
Just to confirm that this project has not stalled...

Just to confirm that this project has not stalled or stopped. After getting the lines on one side agreed with Chris late last year, the process of tweaking the back and front, then completing the...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 26th February 2019, 07:48
Replies: 337
Views: 35,800
Posted By Barber
I think that accounts for the boom in "nearly...

I think that accounts for the boom in "nearly finished" projects on ebay after Christmas and up to March each year. The amount of work required to finish, together with the shortage of funds triggers...
Forum: DNA Builds 22nd February 2019, 08:50
Replies: 93
Views: 14,466
Posted By Barber
Nice

Nice
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 18th February 2019, 08:16
Replies: 268
Views: 37,429
Posted By Barber
It is great to see this coming together. Keep the...

It is great to see this coming together. Keep the momentum going.
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 16th February 2019, 21:28
Replies: 337
Views: 35,800
Posted By Barber
I think I may be jealous.

I think I may be jealous.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 16th February 2019, 08:15
Replies: 299
Views: 30,217
Posted By Barber
Well done Paul. The "Do as much as possible...

Well done Paul. The "Do as much as possible yourself" approach is very satisfying, as well as frustrating. I can see why some cars have round head pads though. I have been learning welding, and so...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th February 2019, 17:53
Replies: 13
Views: 839
Posted By Barber
Anyone who thinks about buying this and does not...

Anyone who thinks about buying this and does not cut and paste the title description into google then read the obvious deserves to be parted with their money. The Tributes are lovely, not perfect,...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th February 2019, 17:39
Replies: 1,374
Views: 498,775
Posted By Barber
Probably this, I have just bought a rusty 1963...

Probably this, I have just bought a rusty 1963 Lambretta, and having followed prices for 15-18 months, knew I could get it for 20-30% less than the price before Christmas. Now, people are trying to...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 8th February 2019, 21:29
Replies: 59
Views: 3,685
Posted By Barber
Still gorgeous, the car I mean,

Still gorgeous, the car I mean,
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 8th February 2019, 21:26
Replies: 85
Views: 15,206
Posted By Barber
just WOW!

just WOW!
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