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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 23rd August 2019, 18:01
Replies: 220
Views: 14,904
Posted By Mister Towed
Sorry for kicking the backside out of that...

Sorry for kicking the backside out of that debate, trouble is, when I was a plod I really liked laws that were clear - If person A does this to person B then person A is guilty of this offence. ...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 22nd August 2019, 13:29
Replies: 220
Views: 14,904
Posted By Mister Towed
Okay, that looks pretty clear - no front and rear...

Okay, that looks pretty clear - no front and rear position lamps = no need to have headlights.

Now, if you can just point me to the paragraph that shows an exemption from front and rear position...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 22nd August 2019, 07:18
Replies: 220
Views: 14,904
Posted By Mister Towed
Nothing wrong with those mudguards, they just add...

Nothing wrong with those mudguards, they just add to the whole bonkers theme.

Don't want to labour the point and spoil your thread with an endless debate about the whole daytime MOT thing so my...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 21st August 2019, 07:31
Replies: 220
Views: 14,904
Posted By Mister Towed
I love the car but I do have some concerns over...

I love the car but I do have some concerns over the legal aspect of running without headlamps.

I can't find any exemption in the lighting regulations that would apply to Agent Thor Or pretty...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st August 2019, 06:18
Replies: 197
Views: 19,786
Posted By Mister Towed
Try brown parcel tape. Cheap, will stick to...

Try brown parcel tape. Cheap, will stick to pretty much anything and fibreglass resin won't stick to the shiny side. Does tend to leave wrinkles in the surface though, so moulded items do need more...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 20th August 2019, 08:17
Replies: 220
Views: 14,904
Posted By Mister Towed
Just awesome. I absolutely love it.

Just awesome. I absolutely love it.
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 20th August 2019, 06:33
Replies: 34
Views: 6,412
Posted By Mister Towed
Starting to come together nicely. Not sure if...

Starting to come together nicely. Not sure if you've thought of this, but a 'rubber' sealing strip along the bottom edge of the screen frame stops water coming through underneath it and gives a more...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 15th August 2019, 06:09
Replies: 396
Views: 41,939
Posted By Mister Towed
Very nice pictures, Paul. Makes me jealous :)

Very nice pictures, Paul. Makes me jealous :)
Forum: General chatter 8th August 2019, 06:07
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By Mister Towed
Was it a lonely sheep looking for love?

Was it a lonely sheep looking for love?
Forum: General chatter 31st July 2019, 19:41
Replies: 13
Views: 758
Posted By Mister Towed
Fairly pricey, then. I am struggling a bit...

Fairly pricey, then.

I am struggling a bit to understand why electric motors for cars are so expensive when they have one moving part and are really just a scaled-up version of the one turning...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 31st July 2019, 17:44
Replies: 220
Views: 14,904
Posted By Mister Towed
Hmm, as Paul (and others) have already been...

Hmm, as Paul (and others) have already been granted VHI status with cars that have been previously and properly declared as re-bodied, it does appear that the authorities' view is that they still...
Forum: General chatter 31st July 2019, 15:51
Replies: 13
Views: 758
Posted By Mister Towed
Following this thread with interest. I take it...

Following this thread with interest. I take it the motor came from a wrecked Tesla rather than new from the factory?

Can you give us a breakdown of how much the motor, batteries and control...
Forum: General chatter 26th July 2019, 16:17
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By Mister Towed
No, not me, I was busy reading through my...

No, not me, I was busy reading through my well-thumbed copies of 'Popular Mechanics'.

One of them even had a full centre spread of some chrome vanadium AF Crow's Foot spanners. Phwoar!
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 19th July 2019, 07:25
Replies: 396
Views: 41,939
Posted By Mister Towed
Well done in sorting out the fuel sender, I had...

Well done in sorting out the fuel sender, I had the same trial and error process of making small bends in the float arm until it read correctly when I replaced mine.

That shot of your car next...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 1st July 2019, 19:00
Replies: 308
Views: 53,250
Posted By Mister Towed
Sounds good, you could finish the look with...

Sounds good, you could finish the look with mottled paint and white crosses.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 1st July 2019, 06:02
Replies: 396
Views: 41,939
Posted By Mister Towed
Nice work Paul, definitely a worthwhile upgrade.

Nice work Paul, definitely a worthwhile upgrade.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 29th June 2019, 06:53
Replies: 308
Views: 53,250
Posted By Mister Towed
Yep, lovely colour and the price of the spray job...

Yep, lovely colour and the price of the spray job does sound very reasonable.

Now that you mention it, the body does look like it might've fallen off one of these -
...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 25th June 2019, 06:25
Replies: 22
Views: 1,118
Posted By Mister Towed
Thanks for posting that Ian, it's a very useful...

Thanks for posting that Ian, it's a very useful tool for anyone looking for donor chassis for classic replicas.

I did a quick check and it only took a few moments to confirm that the wheelbases...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 23rd June 2019, 12:37
Replies: 62
Views: 8,873
Posted By Mister Towed
...only on the Midget, I'm afraid. I bought it a...

...only on the Midget, I'm afraid. I bought it a year ago as a summer runaround while I finished my Speedster and it's turned into a full on running restoration.

It's now mechanically perfect...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 15th June 2019, 06:36
Replies: 2
Views: 379
Posted By Mister Towed
Nice car. Love that interior.

Nice car. Love that interior.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 15th June 2019, 06:33
Replies: 81
Views: 8,292
Posted By Mister Towed
Bon voyage - it looks to be in good company. ...

Bon voyage - it looks to be in good company. It's sad that it's leaving the country but it's still nice when an old Spyder gets to make new friends.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 14th June 2019, 06:31
Replies: 41
Views: 5,417
Posted By Mister Towed
That's turned out very nicely. Well done and...

That's turned out very nicely. Well done and good luck with the registration process.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 9th June 2019, 06:57
Replies: 220
Views: 14,904
Posted By Mister Towed
Just fantastic and absolutely bonkers, I love it....

Just fantastic and absolutely bonkers, I love it.

It's nice to see that the dash layout is just as crazy as the rest of the car.

Been trying to work out what the gauges mean - my best guess...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 17th May 2019, 17:33
Replies: 333
Views: 76,686
Posted By Mister Towed
Yes, stick on black and silver or black and white...

Yes, stick on black and silver or black and white 'plates' are perfectly legal on tax-exempt cars.
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 16th May 2019, 06:56
Replies: 9
Views: 840
Posted By Mister Towed
Only one I could find on ebay at the moment is...

Only one I could find on ebay at the moment is this VW based Karma -
...
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