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Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat Yesterday, 22:35
Replies: 254
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Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Thanks for the kind comments ! The flash...

Thanks for the kind comments !

The flash photo doesn't do it justice, it looks far better in the flesh ! By the end of next week I hope to have the interior largely complete and the dash fitted....
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion Yesterday, 11:31
Replies: 37
Views: 1,074
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Building a "standard" product has got to be the...

Building a "standard" product has got to be the best way. You know what people want, you know how long a build will take and what it will cost.
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 15th January 2019, 21:05
Replies: 254
Views: 26,199
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Here's a quick look...…. Sorry its not the best...

Here's a quick look...…. Sorry its not the best photo I've taken !
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 15th January 2019, 20:56
Replies: 254
Views: 26,199
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The rear end is now back on for the final time....

The rear end is now back on for the final time. The rear lights are fitted, just sorting the final position for the indicators. Part of the internal panel work is done, the inner arches will be done...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 14th January 2019, 18:50
Replies: 254
Views: 26,199
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I've had the rear end off to complete a few...

I've had the rear end off to complete a few little jobs. I've made the rear exhaust supports and welded them into position. Just about ready to refit the rear end now. I'll then be able to complete...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th January 2019, 21:28
Replies: 15
Views: 262
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I can't be much help other than to say my Z3 had...

I can't be much help other than to say my Z3 had a Thatcham system fitted that was a total pain as it was always going off for no reason. Even if you walked passed the car it would start bleeping and...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 13th January 2019, 21:18
Replies: 37
Views: 1,074
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I would imagine a turn key build to your own...

I would imagine a turn key build to your own specifications would be a whole lot easier than a commissioned build from a demanding customer who might be expecting a Rolls Royce for the price of a...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 10th January 2019, 23:43
Replies: 9
Views: 331
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Check out his smoking gun BBQ in his other...

Check out his smoking gun BBQ in his other listing, I sort of like that, sort of !
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 9th January 2019, 23:31
Replies: 254
Views: 26,199
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Photos to follow ! Not done much today other than...

Photos to follow ! Not done much today other than the return edges of the scuttle panel in the cockpit. I've also spent a bit of time on the front wings and nose getting a respectable finish on the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th January 2019, 23:24
Replies: 267
Views: 36,679
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Good to see your car featured on the Prescott...

Good to see your car featured on the Prescott Breakfast Club web page for 2019 ! The first one this year is 14th April.

Another event not too far away is the Bromyard Speed Festival. The whole...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 8th January 2019, 21:37
Replies: 254
Views: 26,199
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Tonight I managed to get the front end back on....

Tonight I managed to get the front end back on. I'm in the process of fixing it all down for the last time. By the end of the week I hope to have the doors refitted and gapped up along with a few...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 8th January 2019, 19:17
Replies: 37
Views: 1,074
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I looked on youtube but couldn't find anything...

I looked on youtube but couldn't find anything that had been done on a large scale. Most of it was model making applications but the silver / aluminium effects look quite convincing. I can't see why...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 7th January 2019, 21:03
Replies: 234
Views: 29,823
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Here are the type I'm thinking about...

Here are the type I'm thinking about...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 7th January 2019, 20:59
Replies: 234
Views: 29,823
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Have you looked at Morris Oxford boot hinges....

Have you looked at Morris Oxford boot hinges. Very similar design and readily available new for around 20 a pair.
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 7th January 2019, 20:50
Replies: 37
Views: 1,074
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Was it a P4 donor ? Simple ladder chassis of that...

Was it a P4 donor ? Simple ladder chassis of that type of car lends itself well to almost anything regards a rebody.

Does the owner intend to fit a screen or wind deflector at all ? IMO I think it...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 6th January 2019, 21:56
Replies: 254
Views: 26,199
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Now that I've established that mechanically...

Now that I've established that mechanically everything works I'll be refitting the front body work. One little job I've completed today is to design and manufacture a reliable throttle linkage for...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 6th January 2019, 14:14
Replies: 37
Views: 1,074
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Looks good, I would say better in many respects...

Looks good, I would say better in many respects compared to the bling new look of some restored / new build old style cars.

What is the chassis on this one ? You mention an, "alternative chassis".
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 5th January 2019, 16:06
Replies: 254
Views: 26,199
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I will put my car on a weigh bridge when I've...

I will put my car on a weigh bridge when I've finished it. With the space frame chassis I believe it will be lighter than an original TR.
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 5th January 2019, 10:30
Replies: 254
Views: 26,199
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I've seen that first video before, there are a...

I've seen that first video before, there are a couple of replica's in that collection. I like the second vid with the track action, I haven't seen that one. One thing they all have in common is that...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 4th January 2019, 23:39
Replies: 254
Views: 26,199
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I'll probably start a " Part 2 " thread with the...

I'll probably start a " Part 2 " thread with the finishing touches through to completion and getting on the road. Lots of photos and a video or two !
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 4th January 2019, 18:29
Replies: 254
Views: 26,199
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Another mile stone today, the car now starts and...

Another mile stone today, the car now starts and drives !!

I can now refit the front end and get on with the finishing touches. The end of January for completion and MOT looks to be in site !
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 30th December 2018, 10:25
Replies: 254
Views: 26,199
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ttl-kF8Rbuo ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ttl-kF8Rbuo

Take a look at this video, a stunning car in aluminium, no paint !
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 30th December 2018, 10:17
Replies: 254
Views: 26,199
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I have thought about making a realistic engine...

I have thought about making a realistic engine cover to go over the V6. It would be a challenge to make it anything like the Columbo V12 !
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 29th December 2018, 18:57
Replies: 353
Views: 57,594
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I like the second one if you were to matt black...

I like the second one if you were to matt black behind the opening so it looks like a starter handle access hole. Maybe small profile black piping to go between the grill and the nose to finish it...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 29th December 2018, 18:46
Replies: 254
Views: 26,199
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Really frustrating as I'm still waiting on a hand...

Really frustrating as I'm still waiting on a hand full of parts that will, I hope all be here by the end of next week. It really will be close to a drivable, completed car in as little as a couple of...
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