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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds Today, 08:42
Replies: 266
Views: 67,263
Posted By IanA
I went to the Old Ford Rally at the British...

I went to the Old Ford Rally at the British Heritage Motor Museum at Gaydon yesterday.

http://i64.tinypic.com/2l9gjt0.jpg

This year I was very impressed by the site itself- no more parking on...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 17th July 2019, 19:22
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By IanA
Eddisons CJM Auctions have 116 lots including...

Eddisons CJM Auctions have 116 lots including Rover P4s and spares available until 18 July.
cjmasset.com
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 17th July 2019, 09:35
Replies: 35
Views: 934
Posted By IanA
A good procedure from Paul but remember to go...

A good procedure from Paul but remember to go easy on the catalyst/hardener in the resin. Many a GRP-under-GRP mod has caused the original panel to droop/distort.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 17th July 2019, 09:15
Replies: 266
Views: 67,263
Posted By IanA
Needed tyres, battery, starter solenoid, column...

Needed tyres, battery, starter solenoid, column switches, fan belt, all fluids, water pump, heater matrix, exhaust manifold gaskets, rocker cover gasket and carbs overhaul. Waxoyl and Hammerite too....
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 17th July 2019, 08:55
Replies: 266
Views: 67,263
Posted By IanA
Yes, unencumbered by the scoops and bulges...

Yes, unencumbered by the scoops and bulges required for bike engines which came later.
The Phoenix, which is a Fury without doors is based on the chassis of the Striker which is his Seven-style car....
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th July 2019, 11:56
Replies: 266
Views: 67,263
Posted By IanA
Another toy

I've been enjoying the recent dry weather and putting the time to good use by reviving another of my toys- a classic Sylva Fury with 1700 crossflow engine:

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Forum: General Build Chat 14th July 2019, 16:50
Replies: 19
Views: 1,431
Posted By IanA
No drive-throughs at Cotswold Wildlife Park!!!

No drive-throughs at Cotswold Wildlife Park!!!
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 14th July 2019, 09:45
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By IanA
That's a shame- a cheap eligible Mille Miglia car...

That's a shame- a cheap eligible Mille Miglia car there. However, the rear end always looked too far gone to me.
Forum: General Build Chat 13th July 2019, 22:07
Replies: 19
Views: 1,431
Posted By IanA
Weymouth Esplanade Charity Car Show - every summer Thursday

Now every Thursday during the summer- a charity Bike/Car Nite on the Esplanade at Weymouth. 3 contribution. 18:00 to 20:00-ish.
Usually 100 bikes and a dozen "classic" cars. A super location, well...
Forum: General Build Chat 11th July 2019, 21:18
Replies: 19
Views: 1,431
Posted By IanA
1950s Specials Show

This is how kit cars began...

The 2019 Specials Show at Cotswold Wildlife Park is on Sunday 11 August. Remember to tell them at the entrance that you're there for the car show and the driver gets...
Forum: General Build Chat 11th July 2019, 21:16
Replies: 19
Views: 1,431
Posted By IanA
Old Ford Rally 2019

The 2019 Old Ford Rally at Gaydon, Warks is on Sunday 21 July.
Remember that if you Gift Aid your entrance fee, you can use that ticket to get into the BL Heritage Museum free for the next whole...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 7th July 2019, 10:20
Replies: 21
Views: 792
Posted By IanA
Another aside- I've just noticed how "reasonable"...

Another aside- I've just noticed how "reasonable" Mercedes 200 SLK convertibles have become. Wheelbase is 2430mm (96").
Having driven one and noticed how heavy and under-powered it felt (yes I know...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 7th July 2019, 10:15
Replies: 0
Views: 142
Posted By IanA
Motor Wheel Services

I've been a happy customer for over twenty-mumble years.
They offer a 10% discount to Jaguar Drivers Club members.
It costs 48 to join the JDC.
You do the sums.
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 6th July 2019, 19:30
Replies: 21
Views: 792
Posted By IanA
Yes surprising- that is definitely one of those...

Yes surprising- that is definitely one of those "only its mother could love it" cars. Just crying out for a better-looking body.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 28th June 2019, 20:03
Replies: 266
Views: 67,263
Posted By IanA
Barchetta by the beach

Now that it appears to be summer, I went to the "last Thursday" Bike/Car Nite on the Weymouth Esplanade last evening.

http://i68.tinypic.com/2yltqfo.jpg

Over 160 bikes and a dozen interesting...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 25th June 2019, 07:26
Replies: 21
Views: 792
Posted By IanA
An Alpine A110 is usually my "car to take home"...

An Alpine A110 is usually my "car to take home" from the annual Retromobile shows in Paris. Not so keen on the Interlagos version although the larger dimensions obviously broaden its market.

Hope...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 24th June 2019, 21:34
Replies: 172
Views: 3,331
Posted By IanA
Small difference in tyre size but a big...

Small difference in tyre size but a big difference in looks. Nice one.
As DaveP said- more 289-ish.
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 24th June 2019, 08:22
Replies: 21
Views: 792
Posted By IanA
Dimensions Checker

Easy to find exact (or close) dimension matches here (https://www.roadkillcustoms.com/wheelbase-cross-reference/?wb=2130).
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 22nd June 2019, 20:09
Replies: 172
Views: 3,331
Posted By IanA
Good luck with the new tyres, Chris. We...

Good luck with the new tyres, Chris.
We followed a lowered BMW saloon with wide tyres through Oxford today. The OSR tyre was smoking where it was rubbing on the bodywork. Surprised he couldn't hear...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 21st June 2019, 07:28
Replies: 21
Views: 792
Posted By IanA
And here it is... ...

And here it is...

http://i68.tinypic.com/adou1c.jpg

http://i67.tinypic.com/99l18y.jpg

Still exists but SORNed:
Vehicle make: TVR
Date of first registration: June 1979
Year of manufacture:...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 20th June 2019, 20:49
Replies: 21
Views: 792
Posted By IanA
OMG, my first TVR was a Mk2 in white with wire...

OMG, my first TVR was a Mk2 in white with wire wheels just like that one. Happy days (except for the VW torsion bar suspension). Had a TR2 engine with 2" ground clearance.

A shame that the shell...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 15th June 2019, 22:47
Replies: 105
Views: 10,792
Posted By IanA
Definitely is- but that was taken at the striping...

Definitely is- but that was taken at the striping studio... The car lives outside. See my build thread for the iced-up winter scene. That's why I opted for stainless wire wheels and why all of the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 15th June 2019, 22:18
Replies: 105
Views: 10,792
Posted By IanA
TBH once I'd seen WCA's Z300S and decided I...

TBH once I'd seen WCA's Z300S and decided I wanted one (which took about 30 seconds) I started planning the lighting layout along classic Maserati lines but to accommodate both a reversing light and...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 15th June 2019, 12:30
Replies: 105
Views: 10,792
Posted By IanA
I have them on my Z300S- metal holders and flat...

I have them on my Z300S- metal holders and flat glass lenses:

http://i64.tinypic.com/2ppc3gy.jpg

Have to say that the 21w bulb in the reversing light doesn't last long probably due to...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 14th June 2019, 20:45
Replies: 172
Views: 3,331
Posted By IanA
Just - wow!!!

Just - wow!!!
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