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Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat Yesterday, 18:27
Replies: 254
Views: 26,161
Posted By Paul L
Stunning. :cool: ...

Stunning. :cool:

http://www.madabout-kitcars.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=5803&d=1547586313
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 15th January 2019, 19:41
Replies: 254
Views: 26,161
Posted By Paul L
Liar! Liar! Pants on fire! ...

Liar!

Liar!

Pants on fire!

:icon_wink:
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 15th January 2019, 19:40
Replies: 8
Views: 237
Posted By Paul L
While I understand the reluctance of some to use...

While I understand the reluctance of some to use a good quality donor I think is makes a lot of sense.

Especially if you are paying someone else to build the car for you.

As every hour Gary has...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 15th January 2019, 19:33
Replies: 208
Views: 21,756
Posted By Paul L
Another Headrest Option I started to have a go...

Another Headrest Option
I started to have a go at making an oval shape that would fill the shape of the hump better.
...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 13th January 2019, 18:49
Replies: 37
Views: 1,070
Posted By Paul L
Gary - I met Mr T earlier today and he mentioned...

Gary - I met Mr T earlier today and he mentioned the good reaction his advert in Octane magazine got.

So that might be a better option for selling than the traditional Ebay route.

Good luck,...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 13th January 2019, 18:44
Replies: 208
Views: 21,756
Posted By Paul L
Well if you are Yoda, I am happy to be Luke...

Well if you are Yoda, I am happy to be Luke Skywalker. :D
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 13th January 2019, 14:37
Replies: 208
Views: 21,756
Posted By Paul L
Dave - Thanks, I think I will try to create a...

Dave - Thanks, I think I will try to create a better oval shape to match the hump. :pray:

As a perfect circle seems to highlight the fact the hump itself is not symmetrical (and doesn't need to...
Forum: General chatter 12th January 2019, 21:31
Replies: 3
Views: 117
Posted By Paul L
Lovin' the Delahayes. :cool:

Lovin' the Delahayes. :cool:
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 12th January 2019, 21:28
Replies: 56
Views: 11,294
Posted By Paul L
Should have gone to Specsavers. :icon_wink:

Should have gone to Specsavers.

:icon_wink:
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 12th January 2019, 18:09
Replies: 208
Views: 21,756
Posted By Paul L
Cheers. :cool: Looking at it again, I think...

Cheers. :cool:

Looking at it again, I think I will try another oval shape that gives an even gap to the hump edges.
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 12th January 2019, 18:06
Replies: 37
Views: 1,070
Posted By Paul L
Nice. :cool: I really like the filler cap in...

Nice. :cool:

I really like the filler cap in the hump and the mirror shroud.

I take it the person you are building it for loves it?

Cheers, Paul. :)
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 12th January 2019, 18:04
Replies: 9
Views: 331
Posted By Paul L
OK, had a dig around and found the Hot Rod. ...

OK, had a dig around and found the Hot Rod.

I guess it was all about the building and not the driving.

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/86/8a/df/868adf00f7fe6466f06ea6f61d9cf374.jpg
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 12th January 2019, 17:47
Replies: 9
Views: 331
Posted By Paul L
Looks like this sold for £1800. The roll...

Looks like this sold for £1800.

The roll bars and cut off rear section reminded me a little of Oxford's body modifications.

Before YouKnowWho has a melt down...

There was nothing in the...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 12th January 2019, 17:38
Replies: 208
Views: 21,756
Posted By Paul L
Saturday - Part 2 As I was typing up the post...

Saturday - Part 2
As I was typing up the post from this morning, I looked up how the original Spitfire planes did it.
( Again, I wouldn't want the headrest to be as deep as this. )
...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 12th January 2019, 17:37
Replies: 208
Views: 21,756
Posted By Paul L
Saturday - Part 1 I will be dropping my car in...

Saturday - Part 1
I will be dropping my car in to Enginuity on the 19th January to get my oil leak fixed. :pray:

Which will finally allow me to make longer trips without fear of terminal engine...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 9th January 2019, 09:27
Replies: 140
Views: 17,302
Posted By Paul L
Deni - Hopefully someone who knows what they are...

Deni - Hopefully someone who knows what they are talking about will be along in a minute.

But in the meantime here are my (limited experience) thoughts for what they are worth…

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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 7th January 2019, 14:43
Replies: 99
Views: 6,659
Posted By Paul L
Kon – My understanding is that this car will be a...

Kon – My understanding is that this car will be a ‘simple’ rebody, so no IVA is required.

In which case, the MOT rules apply and they don’t seem to mention anything about Perspex covers.
...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 6th January 2019, 09:19
Replies: 140
Views: 17,302
Posted By Paul L
Deni – No worries, as Jerome/Rob’s use of a...

Deni – No worries, as Jerome/Rob’s use of a roller on his build inspired me too. :cool:

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With hindsight, my top lessons learned from...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 5th January 2019, 09:41
Replies: 254
Views: 26,161
Posted By Paul L
Lucky - Congratulations on the engine start....

Lucky - Congratulations on the engine start. :cool:

Good luck for the final push, Paul. :)
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 5th January 2019, 09:18
Replies: 56
Views: 11,294
Posted By Paul L
Mike - I hope all goes well with this build (and...

Mike - I hope all goes well with this build (and the DVLA paperwork).

There is definitely some about these type of trikes that says "British eccentricity". :cool:

Good luck, Paul. :)
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 5th January 2019, 09:09
Replies: 99
Views: 6,659
Posted By Paul L
Colin - This really is shaping up into a...

Colin - This really is shaping up into a fantastic build. :cool:

I read your explanation of how you made your Perspex cover on Rods n Sods.

I assume the second piece of wood has a 'hollow'...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 5th January 2019, 08:55
Replies: 140
Views: 17,302
Posted By Paul L
Deni – I saw your painting question ‘next door’,...

Deni – I saw your painting question ‘next door’, so thought you might like this.

https://www.rodsnsods.co.uk/forum/tech-features/hand-painting-car-98714

Good luck, Paul. :)
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 5th January 2019, 08:55
Replies: 358
Views: 77,248
Posted By Paul L
Gary & Dave – Thanks chaps. :cool:

Gary & Dave – Thanks chaps. :cool:
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 1st January 2019, 17:28
Replies: 49
Views: 5,019
Posted By Paul L
Mister Towed – Great to see an update on your...

Mister Towed – Great to see an update on your thread. :cool:

Although there is something funny going on with your most recent photos?

As they appear properly sometimes and then other times they...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 1st January 2019, 17:27
Replies: 353
Views: 57,594
Posted By Paul L
Car Photographer The good news is that either...

Car Photographer The good news is that either option will work. :cool:

Although I quite like the Cone 2 option, as it reminds me a little of this build that fitted a new tow eye in the old starter...
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