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Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 14th January 2021, 09:43
Replies: 11
Views: 339
Posted By Mitchelkitman
Maybe part-way through the Summer would generate...

Maybe part-way through the Summer would generate a better price (covid problems permitting)?
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 4th January 2021, 09:29
Replies: 27
Views: 1,329
Posted By Mitchelkitman
An MG B or Midget tank will (I think) have a flat...

An MG B or Midget tank will (I think) have a flat top, and will be easily available new.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 1st January 2021, 18:31
Replies: 27
Views: 1,329
Posted By Mitchelkitman
Maybe hung on straps to gain a bit more boot...

Maybe hung on straps to gain a bit more boot space? :icon_lol:
If it's an escort estate tank, I bought a brand new one for my Rickman. (probably 3 years ago - time flies).
Forum: Bodywork 23rd December 2020, 17:36
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By Mitchelkitman
Don't know you knowledge/experience, so apologise...

Don't know you knowledge/experience, so apologise if you already know....
My prefered way is as follows:-
Using a powerfile, grind the area 10mm around each hole, almost through to the underside ie...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 15th December 2020, 23:16
Replies: 27
Views: 1,329
Posted By Mitchelkitman
Yes, but that's only important if there's a...

Yes, but that's only important if there's a benefit of having the adjustment. I've known people fit vernier pulleys to camshafts, but leave them in the standard orientation - or worse still just...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 15th December 2020, 18:40
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By Mitchelkitman
I should have done that, but came to the...

I should have done that, but came to the conclusion that as it was a 'cherished plate' it wouldn't show up. :frusty:
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 15th December 2020, 14:40
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By Mitchelkitman
My concern would be (as always with kits) ......

My concern would be (as always with kits) ... what is the make/model on the registration document?
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 14th December 2020, 17:49
Replies: 27
Views: 1,329
Posted By Mitchelkitman
Ah -yes, I'd forgotten that. So lots of scope for...

Ah -yes, I'd forgotten that. So lots of scope for adjustment!
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 13th December 2020, 17:31
Replies: 27
Views: 1,329
Posted By Mitchelkitman
If they are the same torsion bars as Marina, then...

If they are the same torsion bars as Marina, then they can be adjusted by moving the nut/bolt where it meets the chassis.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 15th November 2020, 22:13
Replies: 199
Views: 27,711
Posted By Mitchelkitman
What about if you build the body yourself? maybe...

What about if you build the body yourself? maybe receipts for wood, matting & resin?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th November 2020, 17:32
Replies: 379
Views: 78,571
Posted By Mitchelkitman
Flexi fuel pipe collapse?

Flexi fuel pipe collapse?
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 12th November 2020, 09:13
Replies: 199
Views: 27,711
Posted By Mitchelkitman
It's nice, soft metal - easy to cut in half if...

It's nice, soft metal - easy to cut in half if you have to :rofl:
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 11th November 2020, 18:53
Replies: 199
Views: 27,711
Posted By Mitchelkitman
I also enjoy Aussie Gold Hunters - a good 'escape...

I also enjoy Aussie Gold Hunters - a good 'escape from reality' viewing experience. Apparently, the best way to get gold these days is via scrap electrical equipment!
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 11th November 2020, 17:46
Replies: 199
Views: 27,711
Posted By Mitchelkitman
Wow - fantastic find. Doing an online search...

Wow - fantastic find. Doing an online search (which you've probably already done) suggests about 500 - 1000, but as you say it's the history that's important. It irritates me how the TV programmes...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 31st October 2020, 18:12
Replies: 222
Views: 55,149
Posted By Mitchelkitman
Interesting comments re MOT - Just out of...

Interesting comments re MOT - Just out of curiosity I checked my insurance (also with A-Plan) and it says it requires MOT where this is required by law. I take that as meaning if you have MOT...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd October 2020, 15:35
Replies: 102
Views: 10,758
Posted By Mitchelkitman
I'm surprised they removed BMW from the make....

I'm surprised they removed BMW from the make. DVLA are anything but consistent, from the various 'reports' I've seen...... Funniest one was the JZR which was described as JCB 3 wheeled earth mover...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 2nd October 2020, 15:03
Replies: 182
Views: 52,481
Posted By Mitchelkitman
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 2nd October 2020, 10:59
Replies: 182
Views: 52,481
Posted By Mitchelkitman
Can I ask where you sourced the polycarbonate?...

Can I ask where you sourced the polycarbonate? Best deal I can see at teh moment is Screwfix or Toolstation.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 25th September 2020, 11:12
Replies: 182
Views: 52,481
Posted By Mitchelkitman
Wind deflector material

I have a lot more knowledge of the options (than I previously had), due to experiencing a crack in my caravan window. When I cut and fitted the original windows (8 years ago) I used acrylic - VERY...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 13th September 2020, 21:30
Replies: 95
Views: 5,546
Posted By Mitchelkitman
Does the aluminium foil just peel off the resin...

Does the aluminium foil just peel off the resin without sticking at all?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 11th September 2020, 19:12
Replies: 17
Views: 1,212
Posted By Mitchelkitman
The goal is to get less mixing of people, it's...

The goal is to get less mixing of people, it's difficult to rely on the common sense of a lot of folk, so the Govt come up with an idea to create a limit and hope people will stick with it. I've...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 11th September 2020, 11:24
Replies: 17
Views: 1,212
Posted By Mitchelkitman
Is Boris the name of the bat that started all...

Is Boris the name of the bat that started all this then?? :heh:
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 7th September 2020, 18:11
Replies: 95
Views: 5,546
Posted By Mitchelkitman
I like the plater idea - I'd considered using...

I like the plater idea - I'd considered using Plaster of Paris to get a shape and (once dried fully) sealing with varnish, but I like your tin foil idea! Did you wax the tin foil? and what plaster...
Forum: General Build Chat 6th September 2020, 10:32
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By Mitchelkitman
About 10 years ago I saw the SS100 cars on the...

About 10 years ago I saw the SS100 cars on the stand at a show and asked how much the kit cost - Was told 85k so I replied, no, not a fully built car, just a kit. That is the kit price sir, not...
Forum: General Build Chat 5th September 2020, 16:36
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By Mitchelkitman
It's taken JLR a long while (of SS production)...

It's taken JLR a long while (of SS production) before taking action - I wonder what prompted them to do it after so many years?
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