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Search: Posts Made By: Lucky@LeMans
Forum: General Build Chat Yesterday, 21:26
Replies: 4
Views: 115
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Lots of choices out there with engines. Stand...

Lots of choices out there with engines. Stand alone ecu's from various companies are making modern choices ever more viable. Gone are the days of the Ford Pinto and Crossflow as the engine of choice...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds Yesterday, 20:50
Replies: 26
Views: 1,126
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Moving with the times, new products coming online...

Moving with the times, new products coming online etc. You wouldn't want all your eggs in one basket so to speak. I think its a case of onwards and upwards, Tribute have got to be one of the most...
Forum: General Build Chat Yesterday, 09:54
Replies: 4
Views: 115
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Perhaps a long nose Formosa with an LS7 V8. Maybe...

Perhaps a long nose Formosa with an LS7 V8. Maybe one of the new Tribute Z3gato's which will soon be available, you would be half way there with an M Roadster donor car !
Forum: General Build Chat 15th January 2020, 18:49
Replies: 4
Views: 115
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Restmod Style Kit ?

Only thinking out loud but has anyone on here gone with a Restomod style build ? I'm thinking big alloys, low profile tyres with modern engine and updated / uprated suspension. The idea could be...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 14th January 2020, 22:35
Replies: 26
Views: 1,126
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Not sure what will become of the moulds. Its an...

Not sure what will become of the moulds. Its an easy retro fit for existing cars, they work really well on the 250's.
I'm sure someone on here will have it.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th January 2020, 17:01
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The way I did my car was to measure down from a...

The way I did my car was to measure down from a piece of tape stuck on the window to where the push bar is. Measure first without the door skin, then refit the outer skin and mark the position. Drill...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 12th January 2020, 11:01
Replies: 16
Views: 527
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I like the addition of the extra video's you have...

I like the addition of the extra video's you have put up. The link with the Petrolicious Ferrari is one of the best videos out there. It gave me lots of inspiration during my 250 Testarossa build.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th January 2020, 10:53
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I would try all the free online options first. ...

I would try all the free online options first.

If you do facebook I know lots of people having success selling through that.

If we get some really bad weather the sales of 4x4's go through the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 11th January 2020, 23:47
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I'll be there one of the two days. Remember...

I'll be there one of the two days.

Remember the dates have changed this year, the event is on the 2nd and 3rd of May which is the Saturday and Sunday !

There isn't a bank holiday Monday, the...
Forum: General Build Chat 10th January 2020, 23:17
Replies: 11
Views: 612
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Chataux Impney this Sunday morning ! Looks like...

Chataux Impney this Sunday morning ! Looks like it might stay dry !
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 4th January 2020, 10:33
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
If you can get the fit close enough your body...

If you can get the fit close enough your body shop will do the finer points before they paint it ! They'll also have all the kit and experience to do it quickly and to a high standard.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd January 2020, 23:40
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Go back a couple of pages on the forum and you'll...

Go back a couple of pages on the forum and you'll find some very detailed build threads.
The consensus is that the basic panels fit easily enough, a little fettling is required to get a good fit....
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 30th December 2019, 23:21
Replies: 16
Views: 527
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The new website looks really good and its easy to...

The new website looks really good and its easy to navigate. I didn't mean to be negative, just adding my thoughts re the video. Like you said its still under construction so you might be tweaking it...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 30th December 2019, 17:42
Replies: 16
Views: 527
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
True, but to the casual observer you are pulling...

True, but to the casual observer you are pulling up next to a skip, some broken pallets against the fence and an old boat !

If that was your intention a big "Formosa" sign on the wall and a...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 30th December 2019, 10:42
Replies: 16
Views: 527
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Looks good so far ! My daughter watched the...

Looks good so far !

My daughter watched the intro video on the site and suggested a video of the car whizzing along at speed would be more dynamic and enticing for potential customers !
...
Forum: General chatter 25th December 2019, 10:31
Replies: 2
Views: 96
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Happy Christmas !

Happy Christmas

Have a good one !
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 24th December 2019, 17:08
Replies: 79
Views: 11,479
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I've used Radar Dimex Classic tyres. They are VR...

I've used Radar Dimex Classic tyres. They are VR rated and available in all the typical high profile sizes including 15" options. They are budget tyres, I was a little dubious at first but they...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 22nd December 2019, 15:09
Replies: 79
Views: 6,275
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The paint has turned out really well. I'm mid way...

The paint has turned out really well. I'm mid way through putting all the trim back onto the car. Mostly finishing off jobs so only a couple of weeks away from completion.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 21st December 2019, 09:37
Replies: 357
Views: 64,909
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Not me !! Is this person using my forum name on...

Not me !! Is this person using my forum name on facebook ?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th December 2019, 12:26
Replies: 9
Views: 431
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Stafford vehicle supplies, look under Lucas lights

Stafford vehicle supplies, look under Lucas lights
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 18th December 2019, 22:42
Replies: 62
Views: 10,221
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
It does look great, would be nice to see it...

It does look great, would be nice to see it zooming down an empty A road !
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th December 2019, 11:59
Replies: 11
Views: 272
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Whilst the little extras can add up, the cost is...

Whilst the little extras can add up, the cost is a drop in ocean compared to the final build cost. But all the details add to the final look of the car and to its finished value.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 15th December 2019, 21:59
Replies: 11
Views: 272
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I've bought from this seller and the parts are a...

I've bought from this seller and the parts are a fraction of the cost of originals and good quality.
Forum: General Build Chat 15th December 2019, 16:19
Replies: 11
Views: 612
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Bromyard Speed Festival Breakfast Club meetings...

Bromyard Speed Festival Breakfast Club meetings have been entered on their website.
Basically the last Sunday of the month right through the year starting January.

Also, Chataux Impney in...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 13th December 2019, 15:20
Replies: 305
Views: 86,360
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Have you got a photo of your supercapacitor bank...

Have you got a photo of your supercapacitor bank ? How long can you crank the engine on a single charge ?
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