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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 25th February 2020, 19:52
Replies: 441
Views: 172,466
Posted By peterux
A little update......

Just a little clue of what I'm working on in the garage this week...........

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49584810041_ce935b9df9.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ixD7vX)Radiator grill...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 17th February 2020, 19:37
Replies: 441
Views: 172,466
Posted By peterux
Does my rear look good.........

After hours of fettling I've finally finished fitting the rear lights and bumper.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49548994771_b3ddbaa2b7_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iutxTi)Rear Lights and...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 9th February 2020, 10:55
Replies: 441
Views: 172,466
Posted By peterux
Always learning new things about my car

A little tale of how I never stop discovering things about my car....

With the fitting the rear lights progressing well my planning thoughts turned to the wings(still some way off but it doesn't...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 7th February 2020, 21:19
Replies: 357
Views: 62,025
Posted By peterux
Good to see you back WK with an update. I thought...

Good to see you back WK with an update. I thought we had lost you off the forum? You seem to have made some good progress and I'm loving your attention to detail in every thing you do. Keep your...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 6th February 2020, 21:07
Replies: 441
Views: 172,466
Posted By peterux
Lighting....

Thanks for all the positive feedback :yo:

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This week I've made a start on the rear lights.........
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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 23rd January 2020, 21:27
Replies: 441
Views: 172,466
Posted By peterux
:laugh:thanks Froggy. I had not noticed that...

:laugh:thanks Froggy. I had not noticed that myself!
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 22nd January 2020, 19:24
Replies: 441
Views: 172,466
Posted By peterux
A little update......

I needed to move the Sabre out the way to get something from my garage loft so having put the wheels back on I decided to 'drive' the car out of the garage......
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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 18th January 2020, 21:16
Replies: 441
Views: 172,466
Posted By peterux
First update for 2020.....

A very late Happy New Year to all builders and watchers!

Following the packing away of all the Christmas stuff I had some essential house maintenance to do, including fitting a new back gate. ...
Forum: General chatter 14th January 2020, 20:51
Replies: 49
Views: 6,546
Posted By peterux
I'm enjoying your fascinating project video's. ...

I'm enjoying your fascinating project video's.

Just a little advice with reference to your brake lines.
I would fix the junctions between the flexi lines and the hard lines through a tab welded...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 20th December 2019, 21:15
Replies: 441
Views: 172,466
Posted By peterux
Hi Kon, that is a really good point that I had...

Hi Kon,
that is a really good point that I had not thought about before. My thinking cap is firmly on to design a shield.
Thanks for the feedback......peter
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 18th December 2019, 20:22
Replies: 441
Views: 172,466
Posted By peterux
This week I've been mounting the windscreen...

This week I've been mounting the windscreen washer bottle and preparing the seats.

But first, I cut the access hole in the nearside inner wing and then painted them.
I've painted the inner wings...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 12th December 2019, 19:48
Replies: 441
Views: 172,466
Posted By peterux
Body Building....

No, I haven't been to the gym but I have started to assemble the Sabre's body panels.

But first, I had some housekeeping jobs to do. One was to make the engine air intake hose fixing permanent. ...
Forum: General Build Chat 9th December 2019, 10:37
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By peterux
Ditto the above. Also replace the thermostat,...

Ditto the above.
Also replace the thermostat, as they can stick, and the aux drive belt as they're cheap.
On my engine that was laid up for 5 years I took the cam cover off and smothered the...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 1st December 2019, 21:14
Replies: 441
Views: 172,466
Posted By peterux
Misc updates

So this week I finished refurbishing my other S/H steering rack and I have re-fitted it and reconnected the hydraulics. So far so good and no leaks but time will tell if it's OK.

I've also fixed...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 24th November 2019, 20:02
Replies: 441
Views: 172,466
Posted By peterux
Thanks again to Jack and Paul for your kind...

Thanks again to Jack and Paul for your kind comments.

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This week I have been making permanent the bypasses to the external HP fuel pump...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 15th November 2019, 19:19
Replies: 441
Views: 172,466
Posted By peterux
Bling bling..........

After years of being stored outside, the Sabre's front quarter bumpers and light plinths had gone rusty so I have had them stripped and re-chromed.
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Forum: General Build Chat 13th November 2019, 12:00
Replies: 23
Views: 968
Posted By peterux
I think the point people may be overlooking is...

I think the point people may be overlooking is that it will probably fail the IVA test due to cutting the monoquoc structure. It's now only worth the value of GRP body. And unlike the BMW z3...
Forum: General Build Chat 12th November 2019, 19:53
Replies: 23
Views: 968
Posted By peterux
It's idiots like this that give our hobby a bad...

It's idiots like this that give our hobby a bad name.:tsk::tsk:
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 10th November 2019, 18:11
Replies: 441
Views: 172,466
Posted By peterux
Noisy Fuel Pump - fixed!

Thanks Jack and Robin.

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During my engine starting trials I noticed that my very expensive brand new Bosch '044' high...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 2nd November 2019, 17:48
Replies: 441
Views: 172,466
Posted By peterux
Speedo fixed

Amir and Jack - thanks for the feedback.


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I have fixed my speedo today. After removing the dashboard (again!) and checking all the...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 1st November 2019, 20:18
Replies: 441
Views: 172,466
Posted By peterux
Engine running....

Today was a momentous day in my somewhat protracted build.

Last week I spent a day troubleshooting a strange electrical fault. I thought there was a fault with my ignition switch but I eventually...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 26th October 2019, 20:14
Replies: 441
Views: 172,466
Posted By peterux
Thanks for the photo's. I have bought some Borg...

Thanks for the photo's.
I have bought some Borg and Beck traditional hoses. Here are some comparison photo's.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48963109576_0d6f329561_z.jpg...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 21st October 2019, 10:09
Replies: 441
Views: 172,466
Posted By peterux
Hi Peter, thanks again for your suggestions but...

Hi Peter,
thanks again for your suggestions but I think I have confused matters by posting the wrong picture above. It should have been a picture of my rear brakes which is where I'm having the...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 20th October 2019, 16:55
Replies: 441
Views: 172,466
Posted By peterux
Thanks Peter for the feedback on copper washers. ...

Thanks Peter for the feedback on copper washers.
Those Goodridge seals do look nice and thick. The originals I used were the ones that came with my Goodridge SS braided hoses but I don't think they...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 19th October 2019, 20:48
Replies: 441
Views: 172,466
Posted By peterux
Not a good week....

Sometimes things just don't go well......

It started off OK and I was looking forward to re-starting my engine. Before that there was just a few things to complete.

I made this cover from...
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