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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 21st May 2020, 06:03
Replies: 106
Views: 17,244
Posted By Mister Towed
Thanks Paul, should be more progress and pics...

Thanks Paul, should be more progress and pics over the weekend.
Forum: General chatter 20th May 2020, 06:25
Replies: 72
Views: 15,206
Posted By Mister Towed
It already looks awesome even without the...

It already looks awesome even without the bodywork fitted. Fascinating build and a credit to you!
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 19th May 2020, 06:17
Replies: 106
Views: 17,244
Posted By Mister Towed
I hadn't heard of those before but Google...

I hadn't heard of those before but Google suggests that they spend most of their lives in an airborne hedonistic shag-fest.

We're possibly genetically related as that's exactly how I spent my...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 18th May 2020, 17:23
Replies: 478
Views: 76,534
Posted By Mister Towed
Nice to see you're able to get out and about,...

Nice to see you're able to get out and about, Paul, your car still looks a million dollars parked amongst the moderns.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 18th May 2020, 17:18
Replies: 106
Views: 17,244
Posted By Mister Towed
Thank you. The colour is left over from my...

Thank you. The colour is left over from my Midget restoration and does suit the shape of the dash, but I'll be sticking with silver for the finished article.

Speaking of sticking, there are a...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 18th May 2020, 13:00
Replies: 106
Views: 17,244
Posted By Mister Towed
Dash plug has now had half a dozen coats of Iris...

Dash plug has now had half a dozen coats of Iris blue -

https://i.ibb.co/XWWz21B/IMG-20200518-133237096-1.jpg

https://i.ibb.co/v3D9c5d/IMG-20200518-133257306.jpg

Next step is to cut back...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 13th May 2020, 16:26
Replies: 161
Views: 47,139
Posted By Mister Towed
Hi Slarti, gel-coat makes fibreglass waterproof -...

Hi Slarti, gel-coat makes fibreglass waterproof - without it water can get through the paint and discolour the surface beneath.

Assuming it's a female mould, I'd give the inside a dozen coats of...
Forum: Show us your Kit Cars 13th May 2020, 11:30
Replies: 25
Views: 4,241
Posted By Mister Towed
Great looking car either way - ...

Great looking car either way -

https://i.ibb.co/txp4L4J/102-0061.jpg
Forum: Show us your Kit Cars 12th May 2020, 17:53
Replies: 25
Views: 4,241
Posted By Mister Towed
My vote would be for the white perforated...

My vote would be for the white perforated headliner.

The black and red stitched diamond pattern looks more Gold plated Lambo on 26" rims rather than one of the coolest Italian Classics of all...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 10th May 2020, 21:22
Replies: 106
Views: 17,244
Posted By Mister Towed
Thanks Molleur, there are still a few...

Thanks Molleur, there are still a few imperfections that only showed up when the etch primer went on but I'm really pleased with the way it's turning out.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 10th May 2020, 14:27
Replies: 106
Views: 17,244
Posted By Mister Towed
Hi Paul, yes, the spare's a snug fit but it can...

Hi Paul, yes, the spare's a snug fit but it can be dropped in and lifted out with relative ease. I did have to modify the rear frame somewhat though.

My new dash is still a work in progress but...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 10th May 2020, 08:16
Replies: 106
Views: 17,244
Posted By Mister Towed
Some more progress to report - Exhaust now...

Some more progress to report -

Exhaust now routed so the (bike) silencers protrude from just under the rear valance just as all non Carerra Speedster exhausts do -
...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 4th May 2020, 18:48
Replies: 20
Views: 3,058
Posted By Mister Towed
Amen to that!

Amen to that!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd May 2020, 09:00
Replies: 462
Views: 106,812
Posted By Mister Towed
Ah, glad to hear that they fit. Adaptors...

Ah, glad to hear that they fit.

Adaptors for TR's 2 to 6 are all the same, covering widths from 4" to 5.5" and look to be the same as the new ones you have (apart from the PCD) -
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd May 2020, 06:46
Replies: 462
Views: 106,812
Posted By Mister Towed
Hi Deggsy, sorry to be the bearer of potentially...

Hi Deggsy, sorry to be the bearer of potentially bad news, but I suspect that your new adaptors are for Spitfire 13" wheels only.

The splines on 14" and 15" wires are the same regardless of the...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 25th April 2020, 06:12
Replies: 0
Views: 225
Posted By Mister Towed
Interesting donor for sale

Nothing to do with me, but there's a potential donor for a Triumph Herald/Vitesse based kit, a Herald running a Ford 2.8 V6 going on ebay -
...
Forum: Bodywork 24th April 2020, 11:08
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By Mister Towed
I've sprayed a car as an amateur three times now,...

I've sprayed a car as an amateur three times now, and I bought five litres and used most of it each time, leaving around 1/2 litre for touch ups.

I've found Jawel paint to work very well and...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd April 2020, 09:26
Replies: 56
Views: 9,223
Posted By Mister Towed
Nice work. I'll pinch that tip about using WD40...

Nice work. I'll pinch that tip about using WD40 and a scotchbrite scourer to clean up the pistons and combustion chambers. I've previously used Barbecue cleaner but it didn't do the job as well as...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 23rd April 2020, 06:19
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By Mister Towed
That's very pretty, nice work!

That's very pretty, nice work!
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 21st April 2020, 06:20
Replies: 116
Views: 22,565
Posted By Mister Towed
Exciting stuff - I love the point where a project...

Exciting stuff - I love the point where a project gets its first coat of primer and looks all one colour for the first time.
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 19th April 2020, 06:30
Replies: 395
Views: 77,681
Posted By Mister Towed
Very nice :)

Very nice :)
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 18th April 2020, 06:28
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By Mister Towed
Stay strong, hopefully this madness will end one...

Stay strong, hopefully this madness will end one day.

At least you have a very special car to take that first trip out in :)
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 17th April 2020, 18:13
Replies: 106
Views: 17,244
Posted By Mister Towed
More progress to report as the rear frame is now...

More progress to report as the rear frame is now taking shape nicely -

https://i.ibb.co/b7F4Rkd/IMG-20200417-174836680.jpg

https://i.ibb.co/sFD47WX/IMG-20200417-174709588.jpg
...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 16th April 2020, 06:31
Replies: 214
Views: 43,195
Posted By Mister Towed
Welcome Back Thurcroft F. I hope the problems...

Welcome Back Thurcroft F. I hope the problems that stopped you working on your car are a distant memory and it'll be nice to see another build progressing after a long rest. :)
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 13th April 2020, 20:18
Replies: 478
Views: 76,534
Posted By Mister Towed
Yes Paul, very sad to see both of those go. ...

Yes Paul, very sad to see both of those go.

I met Stirling Moss at Lydden Hill in 1990 and he was a real gentleman.

I never met Tim Brook-Taylor but I loved his writing and The Goodies were...
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