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Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat Today, 09:01
Replies: 146
Views: 14,195
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
A letter came in the post today. A confirmation...

A letter came in the post today. A confirmation letter from the friendly DVLA people saying my application has been authorised and my V5c will follow shortly !!

They were happy with everything I...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion Yesterday, 16:42
Replies: 5
Views: 105
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I didn't know about your import regs, I don't...

I didn't know about your import regs, I don't think it will be common knowledge over here.

What do the regs say ? What is a kit car ? Can you still import Morgan's or Lotus cars for example. Just...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 18th October 2018, 22:38
Replies: 5
Views: 105
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The kit suppliers over here will be able to help...

The kit suppliers over here will be able to help you out with left hand drive options as will the build agents for most of these cars. You could commission a new build in left hand drive to your own...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 18th October 2018, 22:32
Replies: 146
Views: 14,195
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I was lucky enough to get a good look around the...

I was lucky enough to get a good look around the GTO Engineering workshop facility earlier this year. If I had a big enough check book I could have come away with lots of goodies !
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 18th October 2018, 14:21
Replies: 5
Views: 105
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
There are cars over here in the UK that might be...

There are cars over here in the UK that might be of interest. They include 250 SWB's, a couple of GTO's etc. Shipping costs are not as high as you might think.
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 14th October 2018, 14:32
Replies: 146
Views: 14,195
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I've not seen that blue car before and I can't...

I've not seen that blue car before and I can't find any other photos online. This is a slightly later variation as it hasn't got the full pontoon wing arrangement. There were a lot of ideas being...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th October 2018, 16:35
Replies: 241
Views: 29,456
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The alloy wheels offered by Teal were ok but they...

The alloy wheels offered by Teal were ok but they were only 15". The wires generally fitted are 18" and look so much better. I have seen a couple of cars with alloy wheel covers in 18", with the...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 9th October 2018, 20:59
Replies: 146
Views: 14,195
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I little more progress, the front bodywork is now...

I little more progress, the front bodywork is now largely supported and fixed in place. Time to start looking at the door hinges. I want a little adjustment, up, down and left and right so the door...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd October 2018, 19:10
Replies: 241
Views: 29,456
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The forecast for the Saturday isn't very good at...

The forecast for the Saturday isn't very good at the moment.
Sunday looks bright and sunny for the second day of the Prescott event.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 1st October 2018, 10:25
Replies: 241
Views: 29,456
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Don't forget its the Prescott Autumn Classic next...

Don't forget its the Prescott Autumn Classic next weekend. I know it clashes with Castle Combe but this one is on both Saturday and Sunday. Its a bit like a mini Goodwood Festival all be it with a...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 29th September 2018, 17:32
Replies: 241
Views: 29,456
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Another local event I didn't know about ! ...

Another local event I didn't know about !

We need to get an events page up and running, I'll pm JG again to see if get something up and running.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 29th September 2018, 17:19
Replies: 243
Views: 54,807
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Am I right thinking Mindy was involved in that...

Am I right thinking Mindy was involved in that little manage et tois ?
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 28th September 2018, 22:46
Replies: 13
Views: 519
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Maybe Google translate doesn't pick up on the...

Maybe Google translate doesn't pick up on the subtleties in the German language !

I suppose there is a bit of a Cobra look to the front end but it hadn't occurred to me before and you do need to...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 28th September 2018, 22:33
Replies: 146
Views: 14,195
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
A bit of a change for this weekend, I'm going to...

A bit of a change for this weekend, I'm going to make a start on the seats. When I bought the body panels there were lots of other bits that came with it including the seats. However, they won't fit...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 26th September 2018, 11:02
Replies: 13
Views: 519
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I saw that !!

I saw that !!
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 26th September 2018, 09:22
Replies: 13
Views: 519
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I was a bit worried that my 250 TR would be...

I was a bit worried that my 250 TR would be knocked in value because I have fitted the "wrong" engine. The two Maserati's listed above have shown that won't matter too much as they both feature...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 25th September 2018, 19:30
Replies: 146
Views: 14,195
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I've been working on getting the front end bolted...

I've been working on getting the front end bolted up to chassis over the last few days. It's quite involved getting it all supported correctly, I don't want to have any part of it under any stress...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 25th September 2018, 19:17
Replies: 13
Views: 519
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I would suggest the price is spot on ! Assuming...

I would suggest the price is spot on ! Assuming he shifts it for that or a close offer you can bet he will be asking you to build more.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 24th September 2018, 17:30
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I think most of the Tribute rods are simple body...

I think most of the Tribute rods are simple body tubs that can be mounted over just about any ladder style chassis. The bonnet can then be made to length to suit the wheel base, joining the tub and...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 23rd September 2018, 14:19
Replies: 136
Views: 14,596
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Wow, the finished result is stunning ! I was...

Wow, the finished result is stunning !
I was surprised to see who the seller is though.
Forum: General Build Chat 23rd September 2018, 14:13
Replies: 17
Views: 670
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Good to hear from yourselves. I wish you all the...

Good to hear from yourselves. I wish you all the best at taking over where Richard left off. You'll have your work cut out if you maintain the same volume of orders that Richard was getting, good...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 22nd September 2018, 22:33
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Check out the JoeB Z300s build thread . Modern...

Check out the JoeB Z300s build thread . Modern combination with lighting, colour and wheels. Looks like a modern twist on the design to me.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 22nd September 2018, 22:24
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Probly iffy materials and wobbly mould. I thought...

Probly iffy materials and wobbly mould. I thought they always looked like that ?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 22nd September 2018, 17:05
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
When it comes to applying the paint, that's the...

When it comes to applying the paint, that's the important time for it to totally dried but the paint shop will know that anyway. Fibreglass is best left for as long as possible before paint, too soon...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 20th September 2018, 17:05
Replies: 95
Views: 7,429
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Looking at some of the donor cars used, that will...

Looking at some of the donor cars used, that will be 3 months of hard grafting too !
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