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Forum: General Build Chat 23rd May 2019, 14:39
Replies: 2
Views: 81
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: 82
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: 444
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: 444
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: 190
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...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th May 2019, 22:18
Replies: 13
Views: 444
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
2.8 Z3 on ebay

Been watching this scabby Z3 on ebay. Item 173896460848

Lots of interest and loads of bids. Needs a fair bit of work to get through an MOT. The suspension is shot , the exhaust is blowing etc etc....
Forum: General Build Chat 16th May 2019, 22:04
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
With your screen name I thought you were both in...

With your screen name I thought you were both in it together !
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th May 2019, 17:56
Replies: 15
Views: 422
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Cobra kits have been available for over 30 years...

Cobra kits have been available for over 30 years and there have been many manufacturers. Along with the Lotus 7 lookalikes they have been the mainstay of the kit car industry for that period.
The...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 16th May 2019, 08:30
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I was going to say the Karma could be an option....

I was going to say the Karma could be an option. The very best examples are well within your price bracket. You might get lucky and find a part built JH or Deon but will need time and money to...
Forum: General Build Chat 10th May 2019, 18:05
Replies: 9
Views: 979
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Prescott May 25 - 26 La Vie en Bleu / La...

Prescott May 25 - 26

La Vie en Bleu / La Vita Rossa

Big weekend at the famous Prescott hill climb venue in Gloucestershire. The 90th year of the Bugatti owners club.

Big Italian influence...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 7th May 2019, 17:43
Replies: 299
Views: 41,610
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Have you thought about a more modern Aero cap...

Have you thought about a more modern Aero cap style filler, flush fitting and low profile. If the regs over there are so strict I'm surprised you can have a sticking out in the breeze filler cap...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th May 2019, 20:44
Replies: 25
Views: 951
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I commented on the rear screen conversion before,...

I commented on the rear screen conversion before, very good ! But I've only just noticed the front screen surround which also looks first class ! I liked all their offerings on the stand, the...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 6th May 2019, 17:03
Replies: 299
Views: 41,610
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I think it will spoil the clean lines of the car...

I think it will spoil the clean lines of the car having it sticking out that far. Could you set it in half way at least ?
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 6th May 2019, 07:45
Replies: 299
Views: 41,610
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
http://www.grassbank.co.uk/newshoes Have a...

http://www.grassbank.co.uk/newshoes

Have a look at how they have fitted the wheels on their 250 SWB.
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 5th May 2019, 18:46
Replies: 299
Views: 41,610
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Had a chat with the guys at Grassbank today. They...

Had a chat with the guys at Grassbank today. They had a very convincing 250 SWB Tribute kit on their stand at Stoneliegh fitted with deep dish wires tucked well under the standard arches. They have...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 5th May 2019, 18:34
Replies: 25
Views: 951
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Best turnout of Tribute cars on the club stand...

Best turnout of Tribute cars on the club stand this year, some really well turned out Kobra's plus Kidge in his 275 and a couple of 250's. Several more on the Italian replica stand.

The Tribute...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd May 2019, 21:55
Replies: 1,424
Views: 509,417
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Looks the part ! The detailing of the rear window...

Looks the part ! The detailing of the rear window with chrome trim surround works really well, was that custom made ?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd May 2019, 16:50
Replies: 448
Views: 53,341
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
There is a lovely one in the back page of Classic...

There is a lovely one in the back page of Classic & Sports Car magazine this month. Very nice ! I can see this concept working really well in convertible form too, like the 250 SWB.
Forum: General Build Chat 28th April 2019, 23:07
Replies: 9
Views: 979
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Shouldn't need to mention it but I will ! ...

Shouldn't need to mention it but I will !

Stoneliegh Kit Car Show next weekend over the May bank holiday !

Sunday and Monday

Looking like a dry and sunny weekend again !
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 25th April 2019, 19:52
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Send a pm to Jeff H, his Tribute 250 SWB was that...

Send a pm to Jeff H, his Tribute 250 SWB was that colour, he painted it himself. Best paint job I've seen in a long time !
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 24th April 2019, 18:07
Replies: 1,424
Views: 509,417
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Nice set of Borrani's on ebay at the moment...

Nice set of Borrani's on ebay at the moment under 4k with tyres !
eBay item number:
332828928602
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 22nd April 2019, 14:06
Replies: 1,424
Views: 509,417
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Not a fan of the yellow paint but the interior is...

Not a fan of the yellow paint but the interior is pretty good, the door cards and tunnel top look the part, BMW gauges are a bit of a comprise though.
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 19th April 2019, 15:04
Replies: 412
Views: 43,645
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The build of any project is the best bit for me....

The build of any project is the best bit for me. Once completed I'm always thinking what to build next ! Been the same in most of the jobs I've had over the years, building bespoke pumping systems...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 18th April 2019, 21:35
Replies: 53
Views: 3,435
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The free carandclassic ad worked really well for...

The free carandclassic ad worked really well for me. You would need to be a little creative listing in the right section so it gets noticed.
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 18th April 2019, 16:51
Replies: 412
Views: 43,645
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Hello Paul, I only did a mile or two in donor 7....

Hello Paul, I only did a mile or two in donor 7. That had 50 profile tyres so quite a harsh ride but very grippy with good feel. The 80 profile tyres helped with the gearing with the bigger engine....
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