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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds Today, 22:12
Replies: 35
Views: 948
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
" Rocket Bunny " Boss conversion. Looking at...

" Rocket Bunny " Boss conversion. Looking at google images and their website the body kit is aimed at the drifting enthusiasts ! Think I'm 25 years too old for that !
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th July 2019, 23:08
Replies: 35
Views: 948
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Viper SRT styling perhaps......

Viper SRT styling perhaps......
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 10th July 2019, 20:21
Replies: 9
Views: 701
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Really nice Deon Ferrari Dino replica on ebay....

Really nice Deon Ferrari Dino replica on ebay. Correctly registered with a years MOT.

19,950 or offers, which seems to be very good value in todays market.

Item 163770199679

Room for a...
Forum: General Build Chat 7th July 2019, 17:23
Replies: 19
Views: 1,431
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Chateau Impney next week, see above for website...

Chateau Impney next week, see above for website and details. A bit like a small version of the Goodwood Festival but without the huge crowds.

Also next Sunday morning, 14th July is the second...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 29th June 2019, 08:25
Replies: 299
Views: 51,320
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I always thought the body mould came from one of...

I always thought the body mould came from one of these....
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th June 2019, 23:02
Replies: 1,437
Views: 517,881
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
A nice set of wire wheels would be the finishing...

A nice set of wire wheels would be the finishing touch ?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 24th June 2019, 22:12
Replies: 172
Views: 3,343
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Did you end up fitting extra wheel spacers on the...

Did you end up fitting extra wheel spacers on the rear axle, the wheels are sitting just right in the arches.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 24th June 2019, 22:01
Replies: 172
Views: 3,343
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Big improvement with the tyres, changes the...

Big improvement with the tyres, changes the proportions for the better.

Shame the original tyre shop didn't allow you to trial fit a couple of options to see what would work best.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 24th June 2019, 17:01
Replies: 305
Views: 49,876
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Sounds like there is a fault with either the...

Sounds like there is a fault with either the carbs or the plumbing. If it isn't responding to your adjustments as expected then there must be more to it.

Would it be worth investing a little to...
Forum: General chatter 23rd June 2019, 19:57
Replies: 7
Views: 377
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Side profile and rear end aren't too bad, the...

Side profile and rear end aren't too bad, the front end and nose don't appear to be in proportion though. I'm not a fan of the cartoon wheels that's for sure !

The Z4 is becoming much more...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th June 2019, 22:31
Replies: 305
Views: 49,876
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The Napier Bentley featured here is impressive...

The Napier Bentley featured here is impressive too. W12 aero engine that will wake the dead a do a burn out better than any Top Fuel dragster. I've seen this race on a number of occasions and it is...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th June 2019, 22:15
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Big Boy Flexi filler works well on most surfaces...

Big Boy Flexi filler works well on most surfaces including GRP and other plastics such as bumpers. Also good on metals including aluminium. Mixes to a nice runny consistency so it goes on well and...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 7th June 2019, 22:27
Replies: 172
Views: 3,343
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
It is down to personal choice at the end of the...

It is down to personal choice at the end of the day and I'm sure your car is going to look first class at the end of the day.

Did you find a local paint shop in the Swindon area to do the job ?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 7th June 2019, 22:17
Replies: 172
Views: 3,343
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
You need to offer the wheels up with the splined...

You need to offer the wheels up with the splined adaptors to see how they fit. The front wheels will fit upto the edge of the arch, the rears might need an extra spacer to achieve the same position....
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 7th June 2019, 17:44
Replies: 172
Views: 3,343
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Nice build, well done ! Like you said with a bit...

Nice build, well done ! Like you said with a bit more practice your paint skills will improve, it is a big learning curve !

Like your choice of wheels, not many have been fitted with wires. With...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 5th June 2019, 09:06
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I bought a nice shiny one from Europa in polished...

I bought a nice shiny one from Europa in polished aluminium. I cut the stick down a couple of inches, made an aluminium sleeve to match the diameters and it was secured with a single grub screw....
Forum: General Build Chat 1st June 2019, 19:40
Replies: 19
Views: 1,431
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Chateau Impney Hill Climb at Droitwich in...

Chateau Impney Hill Climb at Droitwich in Worcestershire . This is a two day event over the 13th - 14th July. This event is now in its 9th year and has become well established on the classic and...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th May 2019, 20:31
Replies: 453
Views: 57,047
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Had a brief visit and look around this place...

Had a brief visit and look around this place today down in Cobham, Wow !!
http://www.rswilliams.co.uk/
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 29th May 2019, 12:33
Replies: 5
Views: 539
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
You need to get the car out there to some of the...

You need to get the car out there to some of the events up and down the country. I only took my TR 250 to two events, Prescott Hill Climb and the Bromyard Speed Festival, but I it generated a huge...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th May 2019, 09:09
Replies: 305
Views: 49,876
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
More photos from this event, some fantastic cars...

More photos from this event, some fantastic cars to see.

Early 50's Ferrari 166 Tipo Milla Miglia was owned by an elderly gent who had the car for 59 years ! He was happy to let the kids sit in it...
Forum: General Build Chat 23rd May 2019, 14:39
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
There was a 250 SWB I remember from a couple of...

There was a 250 SWB I remember from a couple of years ago that was wrapped in blue vinyl, it looked pretty good.
Thing is it isn't a long term finish. Give it two or three years and expect to see...
Forum: General Build Chat 21st May 2019, 19:23
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Have you thought about one of the Z3 based re...

Have you thought about one of the Z3 based re body kits. Some owners have removed the Z3 seats ( which are good to start with ) and fitted comfy Rover arm chair style seats instead. You also have...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th May 2019, 19:36
Replies: 13
Views: 617
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I always check the MOT history of a car before...

I always check the MOT history of a car before buying. You might be offered a car with a new MOT but dig a little deeper and you might find a list of advisories as long as your arm that will need...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th May 2019, 15:11
Replies: 13
Views: 617
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I hope not ! It went for under 1900 in the end...

I hope not ! It went for under 1900 in the end but it wasn't a good buy at that sort of money.

Better to buy a good donor car that is sound that has been looked after. When you can sell on so...
Forum: Show us your Kit Cars 17th May 2019, 16:36
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
With the trend in re body conversions continuing...

With the trend in re body conversions continuing to grow the Sherply probably has a place in the market now. The only problem will be finding early Sherpa donor vehicles. I'm sure you could adapt...
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