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Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion Yesterday, 16:35
Replies: 42
Views: 2,541
Posted By lancelot link
Just over 4 hours at the workshop today of which...

Just over 4 hours at the workshop today of which 3 were spent on Ray's car ...

I tied in the inner arches to the rear of the bulkhead and bonded them to the rear outrigger / frame area as well .....
Forum: General chatter 25th May 2018, 21:47
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By lancelot link
When it comes to Mondial 500's...this one does it...

When it comes to Mondial 500's...this one does it for me ....

https://rmsothebys.com/en/auctions/NY15/New-York---Driven-By-Disruption/lots/r126-1955-ferrari-500-mondial-by-scaglietti/182101
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 25th May 2018, 19:05
Replies: 42
Views: 2,541
Posted By lancelot link
The rear bulkhead panel arrived yesterday...

The rear bulkhead panel arrived yesterday afternoon (!) so I fitted it today by rivetting and bonding it in place and the lower edge was rivetted and bonded to a piece of aluminium box section to...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 24th May 2018, 21:00
Replies: 108
Views: 9,000
Posted By lancelot link
Car went off to Bisto34's workshop yesterday ... ...

Car went off to Bisto34's workshop yesterday ...
All strapped down and ready to leave ...

https://image.ibb.co/cUL5Lo/IMG_20180523_111035001.jpg (https://imgbb.com/)

The extra length of the...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 24th May 2018, 20:05
Replies: 42
Views: 2,541
Posted By lancelot link
Bit more dash work ... An extra gauge on...

Bit more dash work ...


An extra gauge on main dash, larger gauge above the Speedo/Rev counter now ( a clock ) and an early VW dash handle , a nice tie in to the Porsche styled dash ...
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd May 2018, 08:00
Replies: 155
Views: 19,939
Posted By lancelot link
I have him his details too ..he's very helpful...

I have him his details too ..he's very helpful ...I am pretty sure he has spoken about dealing with Mick previously ...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 22nd May 2018, 20:15
Replies: 41
Views: 1,906
Posted By lancelot link
Love it Colin ...I can see the intended body...

Love it Colin ...I can see the intended body shape now you have boarded it ... have you already got your bubble top ?
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 22nd May 2018, 19:21
Replies: 42
Views: 2,541
Posted By lancelot link
Spent some time yesterday , tying the front...

Spent some time yesterday , tying the front footwells into the chassis ...when the bulkhead shifts back , the footwells need to have the back edge removed . This means the rear edge no longer sits on...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st May 2018, 20:22
Replies: 11
Views: 246
Posted By lancelot link
Also take some material off like a chamfered edge...

Also take some material off like a chamfered edge , leaving the outside edge as it is but cutting back on the rear edge , so the bottom of the panel is further in ..does that make sense ?
...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 20th May 2018, 14:29
Replies: 109
Views: 7,269
Posted By lancelot link
well your name is Lucky ..so you should be ok ......

well your name is Lucky ..so you should be ok ...




looking forward to see how you get on with the bonnet etc. I am not very good with aluminium , don't have the patience or understanding of...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 19th May 2018, 18:05
Replies: 42
Views: 2,541
Posted By lancelot link
4 hours in the workshop this morning got a few...

4 hours in the workshop this morning got a few jobs done ...I managed to raise the front suspension a bit ...I think it's ok now , but when the rear settles a bit more ..its come down a bit already...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 18th May 2018, 19:03
Replies: 109
Views: 7,269
Posted By lancelot link
any progress Lucky ?

any progress Lucky ?
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 18th May 2018, 18:59
Replies: 42
Views: 2,541
Posted By lancelot link
https://image.ibb.co/mHyQQo/IMG_1577.jpg...

https://image.ibb.co/mHyQQo/IMG_1577.jpg (https://imgbb.com/)

The rear edges have been rounded off and all wooden areas were coated in resin ...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 17th May 2018, 19:42
Replies: 42
Views: 2,541
Posted By lancelot link
weight and props removed , inner lip trimmed back...

weight and props removed , inner lip trimmed back ....

https://image.ibb.co/fEbC3y/IMG_1574.jpg (https://imgbb.com/)

Also managed to make a start on the inner arches ...will box the rears...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 16th May 2018, 19:26
Replies: 42
Views: 2,541
Posted By lancelot link
I have been working on some bespoke bonnet and...

I have been working on some bespoke bonnet and boot pins , I haven't run them past Ray yet ..so at present , not sure what latch style we are going for ....
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 16th May 2018, 18:47
Replies: 42
Views: 2,541
Posted By lancelot link
Ray wanted hidden hinges , like Grahams , so I...

Ray wanted hidden hinges , like Grahams , so I made up another pair of hinges and also made a pair of pivots that are linked together with a bit of strap iron and two corner braces ...
...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 16th May 2018, 18:26
Replies: 42
Views: 2,541
Posted By lancelot link
Managed to get Ray's door frames done and first...

Managed to get Ray's door frames done and first fitted ...The frames are pinned on at present , I have ordered some 7.9mm aluminium spacers from my engineer mate to mount them properly ..
...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 14th May 2018, 20:16
Replies: 39
Views: 1,841
Posted By lancelot link
I'm a maybe ...depending on work commitments...

I'm a maybe ...depending on work commitments ..but would love to attend ...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 13th May 2018, 20:34
Replies: 20
Views: 1,806
Posted By lancelot link
Barry's in charge now ..... ...

Barry's in charge now .....

https://preview.ibb.co/cByLWJ/100_7835.jpg (https://ibb.co/hSLpQd)

https://preview.ibb.co/mqCayy/100_7839.jpg (https://ibb.co/dbNxBJ)
...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 12th May 2018, 18:49
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By lancelot link
Thank you guys ...I know increases are inevitable...

Thank you guys ...I know increases are inevitable and my product is cheap when compared to similar offerings ...I just know how tight money can be for many folks , myself included , so look at things...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 11th May 2018, 18:06
Replies: 219
Views: 15,843
Posted By lancelot link
That's a very pretty car ...

That's a very pretty car ...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 11th May 2018, 14:47
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By lancelot link
Price change ?

I had a text from my laminators earlier asking me to go in on Monday morning to discuss pricing ....I had been warned a while back that increased material costs might have to be passed on to me ..but...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 11th May 2018, 08:04
Replies: 53
Views: 4,885
Posted By lancelot link
Yes , as Neil says , picture of original donor...

Yes , as Neil says , picture of original donor vehicle showing its number plate is compulsory ...2 pictures minimum , one of original , one showing new body ...
Guys buying rolling chassis will...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 11th May 2018, 07:34
Replies: 53
Views: 4,885
Posted By lancelot link
You can do the V5 changes with just a V5c , no...

You can do the V5 changes with just a V5c , no MOT or Insurance documentation required . Only one of the pictures needs to show the number plate , but I tend to hang it on the new body , even if its...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 10th May 2018, 18:38
Replies: 1
Views: 125
Posted By lancelot link
seems a bit steep for a Banham ...but who knows...

seems a bit steep for a Banham ...but who knows nowadays !!
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