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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds Today, 06:36
Replies: 51
Views: 3,773
Posted By Mister Towed
Very nice work, looks factory fresh.

Very nice work, looks factory fresh.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th March 2020, 13:22
Replies: 11
Views: 217
Posted By Mister Towed
Haha, as I said, I wouldn't have pulled you over...

Haha, as I said, I wouldn't have pulled you over just for that as you can still read the number.

Anyway, I retired from persecuting the innocent motorist three years back and I now push bits of...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th March 2020, 10:20
Replies: 11
Views: 217
Posted By Mister Towed
I used to ticket people with dodgy 'show plates'...

I used to ticket people with dodgy 'show plates' all the time, but then I was a complete b&stard.

Actually, the only ones I actually prosecuted were those who'd altered the characters so much...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 26th March 2020, 07:28
Replies: 464
Views: 65,744
Posted By Mister Towed
Don't worry Paul, I've been working on my...

Don't worry Paul, I've been working on my Speedster every afternoon as I'm now working Monday to Friday mornings only from home.

I'm in the process of creating the lower subframe which will look...
Forum: General Build Chat 21st March 2020, 18:47
Replies: 17
Views: 2,642
Posted By Mister Towed
Already on it. I'll be working at home...

Already on it.

I'll be working at home from Monday. I usually work Monday to Wednesday 8am to 4pm, but I'm doing 7:30am until noon Monday to Friday while I'm home working so I can spend every...
Forum: General chatter 19th March 2020, 06:53
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By Mister Towed
Yep, sadly people die of something every day. ...

Yep, sadly people die of something every day.

I had access to the Office for National Statistics UK deaths by cause analysis while researching how to reduce young driver and passenger fatalities...
Forum: General chatter 19th March 2020, 06:33
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By Mister Towed
Dammit, I hope not - I've got a Spitfire Mk2...

Dammit, I hope not - I've got a Spitfire Mk2 hard-top, a Triumph six-pot motor & gearbox and a full set of Vitesse Rotoflex suspension to collect over the weekend. I'll wear a mask, promise... ...
Forum: General chatter 18th March 2020, 20:51
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By Mister Towed
100 people die in a month in the USA after...

100 people die in a month in the USA after contracting corona virus and the country shuts out all foreign visitors.

85 people every day die in the USA from gunshot wounds and everything's just...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th March 2020, 07:02
Replies: 51
Views: 3,773
Posted By Mister Towed
Just lovely :)

Just lovely :)
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 9th March 2020, 22:07
Replies: 86
Views: 14,419
Posted By Mister Towed
Thanks for that, Keith, I'll get some ordered.

Thanks for that, Keith, I'll get some ordered.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 9th March 2020, 07:22
Replies: 86
Views: 14,419
Posted By Mister Towed
Hi Paul, I suppose it has been a while since I...

Hi Paul, I suppose it has been a while since I posted an update.

Progress has been made, but mostly invisible. i have now fitted Gaz ride and height adjustable front shocks with new 170lb...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 3rd March 2020, 17:08
Replies: 26
Views: 2,512
Posted By Mister Towed
Some inspiring footage here, just turn the volume...

Some inspiring footage here, just turn the volume up real loud - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hXFDtiGp_z4
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 2nd March 2020, 19:28
Replies: 374
Views: 67,315
Posted By Mister Towed
Ahh yes, just zoomed in and can now see the...

Ahh yes, just zoomed in and can now see the channel for the chrome trim.

I fitted new seals and (plastic) chrome trim to a 'Bermuda' hardtop (rear window and two huge skylights) for my Midget...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 2nd March 2020, 07:09
Replies: 374
Views: 67,315
Posted By Mister Towed
Looking very classy and really fits in with the...

Looking very classy and really fits in with the big-buck Astons. The 'Italia 275 GTB Prototypo' plates are a nice touch.

Is there a rear screen rubber with a chrome trim available? If so, to my...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 26th February 2020, 07:11
Replies: 311
Views: 94,639
Posted By Mister Towed
Hi Deni, 180lb/in are quoted as 'standard' front...

Hi Deni, 180lb/in are quoted as 'standard' front springs for the Spitfire 1500, and were selected to work in combination with a rear swing spring and 7/8" front anti-roll bar.

I found them to...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 24th February 2020, 17:40
Replies: 26
Views: 2,512
Posted By Mister Towed
It hadn't occurred to me to check the original...

It hadn't occurred to me to check the original A6GCS's wheelbase, I just assumed it would be the same as the bodyshell at 94"

It's actually 90.9" which means it's only 15mm shorter than the...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 23rd February 2020, 13:28
Replies: 26
Views: 2,512
Posted By Mister Towed
Citroen 2CV is the right wheelbase... ...

Citroen 2CV is the right wheelbase...

Treat it to a BMW R1 conversion from Sparrow Engineering, give the Tin Snail's suspension a bit, okay, a lot of lowering, and, with a big dollop of...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 18th February 2020, 07:36
Replies: 311
Views: 94,639
Posted By Mister Towed
Ditto the above. I started with Vitesse 230lb...

Ditto the above. I started with Vitesse 230lb front springs (car weighed 680kg with straight six up front) and couldn't go above 50mph without the front wheels bouncing off the road surface. A...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 17th February 2020, 07:02
Replies: 26
Views: 2,512
Posted By Mister Towed
That's lovely and has great potential. Is it a...

That's lovely and has great potential. Is it a one-off or will there be more if the demand is there?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th February 2020, 09:35
Replies: 544
Views: 78,999
Posted By Mister Towed
Yours for 20k?

Another Zagato replica on sale here -

https://www.williamloughran.co.uk/aston-martin/aston-martin-db4-gt-zagato-recreation/

Nice car in a lovely colour, I wonder what they'd take for it...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 5th February 2020, 07:13
Replies: 345
Views: 65,329
Posted By Mister Towed
Probably teaching you to suck eggs, but try...

Probably teaching you to suck eggs, but try winding PTFE tape around the threads on both when you put them back in. That usually works for me.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 29th January 2020, 06:58
Replies: 86
Views: 14,419
Posted By Mister Towed
Thanks for your interest, guys. Great...

Thanks for your interest, guys.

Great inspirational youtube clips, Paul - the first one is very much the look I'm going for with the front cooling vents and '550' feel inside and out.
...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 21st January 2020, 07:17
Replies: 18
Views: 1,649
Posted By Mister Towed
Some nice design touches there, I particularly...

Some nice design touches there, I particularly like what appear to be period alloy big drums at the front which I guess are hiding discs and calipers. I'd want them on the back axle too though.
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 30th December 2019, 10:26
Replies: 23
Views: 3,376
Posted By Mister Towed
Very slick website, informative, easy to navigate...

Very slick website, informative, easy to navigate and lots of enticing pictures. Should generate some interest and sales.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 26th December 2019, 17:08
Replies: 86
Views: 14,419
Posted By Mister Towed
Sound advice, and if both sets of adaptors were...

Sound advice, and if both sets of adaptors were steel I'd definitely weld them together and have them balanced, but one set is steel and the other aluminium.

To make sure everything will be safe...
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