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Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions Yesterday, 08:41
Replies: 300
Views: 30,642
Posted By Paul L
Quick Update I made a last minute decision to...

Quick Update
I made a last minute decision to attend my mate's dad's funeral near Enniskillen on Friday morning.

To make the logistics as simple as possible, this became a 900 mile round trip...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 17th March 2019, 11:26
Replies: 300
Views: 30,642
Posted By Paul L
Mike - I've boxed everything up and it is now in...

Mike - I've boxed everything up and it is now in the post on its way to you.
...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 17th March 2019, 07:55
Replies: 180
Views: 21,976
Posted By Paul L
Deni – That is definitely a good call, as there...

Deni – That is definitely a good call, as there were rear “feet” on the original Cordite framework.
( Although I had to shorten mine to accommodate the Spitfire rear arches I used. )
...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 17th March 2019, 07:43
Replies: 77
Views: 6,527
Posted By Paul L
Keith - This is really coming together now....

Keith - This is really coming together now. :cool:

Good luck with the bonnet and the rest of the build.

Cheers, Paul. :)
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 17th March 2019, 07:40
Replies: 26
Views: 498
Posted By Paul L
K.C.NewbieUk – Welcome to the forum Andy. :cool: ...

K.C.NewbieUk – Welcome to the forum Andy. :cool:

It is definitely a good idea to do your research before you buy any sort of kit.

You will pick up a lot of information on this forum if you look...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 15th March 2019, 09:06
Replies: 338
Views: 36,334
Posted By Paul L
Lucky - Sorry to hear about your dad. :icon_sad: ...

Lucky - Sorry to hear about your dad. :icon_sad:

By chance, I was speaking to one of my best mates yesterday as his dad has just died too.

Take care, Paul.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 14th March 2019, 15:34
Replies: 300
Views: 30,642
Posted By Paul L
Micky1Mo - Given the fact that you kindly donated...

Micky1Mo - Given the fact that you kindly donated the rear lights I have on my car, consider them all yours. :cool:

Are you still at Unit 3B?

Also would the bonnet hinges and expansion tank be...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 14th March 2019, 10:01
Replies: 300
Views: 30,642
Posted By Paul L
Yet More Free Stuff As my massive clear out...

Yet More Free Stuff
As my massive clear out continues, all of the following are now available for the cost of P&P.

Spring Bonnet Latches
...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 12th March 2019, 07:20
Replies: 633
Views: 136,123
Posted By Paul L
Oxford - Great old photo. :cool: Glad to...

Oxford - Great old photo. :cool:

Glad to hear the garage is progressing too.

As I look forward to a photo of you sitting in your 'big boy toy' one day.

Good luck, Paul. :)
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 12th March 2019, 07:11
Replies: 300
Views: 30,642
Posted By Paul L
Deni - You are welcome. :cool: - - - - - - -...

Deni - You are welcome. :cool:

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Ebay Sales
Unfortunately, the leather seat covers didn't sell, so I will re-list them at some...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 10th March 2019, 07:29
Replies: 151
Views: 36,708
Posted By Paul L
Slartibartfast - Good to see an update on your...

Slartibartfast - Good to see an update on your build thread. :cool:

Sorry I can't help with the technical questions. :rolleyes:

However, at some point I need to get my car noise tested at...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 10th March 2019, 07:24
Replies: 31
Views: 3,670
Posted By Paul L
The short answer is yes, but no. :rolleyes: ...

The short answer is yes, but no. :rolleyes:

Unfortunately, the long answer involves reading and interpreting their guidance notes as some changes are allowed for safety/economy reasons.

So...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 10th March 2019, 07:20
Replies: 45
Views: 11,673
Posted By Paul L
DarrenB – Welcome to the forum. :cool: By...

DarrenB – Welcome to the forum. :cool:

By chance, Dpaz is a Marlin owner who reads this Sammio sub-forum.

However, you are more likely to get some Marlin specific suggestions in the Marlin...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 10th March 2019, 07:18
Replies: 300
Views: 30,642
Posted By Paul L
Deni – I think the handbrake cable routes are...

Deni – I think the handbrake cable routes are similar between the Spitfire & Herald.

So I had a look through my old build photos and hope the following helps.

Initially, I had separated the...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 8th March 2019, 17:20
Replies: 300
Views: 30,642
Posted By Paul L
Alloy Base Plate Headed to the Summerhouse to...

Alloy Base Plate
Headed to the Summerhouse to take shelter from the rain and make a bit of progress….

Marked up some aluminium, leaving a bit of extra metal at either end.
...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 8th March 2019, 05:31
Replies: 338
Views: 36,334
Posted By Paul L
Lucky – I was secretly hoping you would leave the...

Lucky – I was secretly hoping you would leave the car unpainted.

As the raw aluminium finish gives your car such a cool original old racing car look. :cool:
...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 7th March 2019, 14:30
Replies: 300
Views: 30,642
Posted By Paul L
Dpaz - Cheers Dave. :cool: - - - - - - - - -...

Dpaz - Cheers Dave. :cool:

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Finally, some car work…
As I continue to work my way through piles of paperwork, I've now reached two...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 7th March 2019, 07:16
Replies: 372
Views: 113,695
Posted By Paul L
Nice. :cool:

Nice. :cool:
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 7th March 2019, 07:02
Replies: 300
Views: 30,642
Posted By Paul L
Dpaz – Unfortunately, I do have some deep-rooted...

Dpaz – Unfortunately, I do have some deep-rooted hoarding tendencies. :icon_sad:

My big breakthrough came in 2009, when we had the builders in to do a loft & garage conversion.
( As both these...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 6th March 2019, 07:36
Replies: 338
Views: 36,334
Posted By Paul L
When I saw the Jay Leno video I thought of your...

When I saw the Jay Leno video I thought of your build, but then spotted you had already seen it.

I had first seen the car of on Petrolicious, but don't remember seeing photos of the crash damage,...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 6th March 2019, 07:29
Replies: 180
Views: 21,976
Posted By Paul L
D'OH! Just realised Mr T had replied about...

D'OH!

Just realised Mr T had replied about the spare wheel already.
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 6th March 2019, 07:28
Replies: 180
Views: 21,976
Posted By Paul L
Deni – Wow! It looks like you have made a...

Deni – Wow!

It looks like you have made a HUGE amount of progress. :cool:

Looking at your MGB seats, I can tell why you liked the leather ones I am selling.

I certainly agree that an ‘old’...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 6th March 2019, 07:27
Replies: 300
Views: 30,642
Posted By Paul L
Ebay Listings I've ended up with 17 listings on...

Ebay Listings
I've ended up with 17 listings on Ebay and, so far, I've had initial bids on over half of them.

Although, based on previous sales, nothing really happens until the last 24 hours or...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 5th March 2019, 08:04
Replies: 31
Views: 3,670
Posted By Paul L
Alex - Thanks for the clarification. :cool: ...

Alex - Thanks for the clarification. :cool:

Mr T - That is my pet theory about VHI status too.

Parliament has its own classic car club, so the 'great and the good' will make sure the rules...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 4th March 2019, 08:10
Replies: 31
Views: 3,670
Posted By Paul L
Alex - Hi Graham, Can I just check that the...

Alex - Hi Graham,

Can I just check that the "Make" on your V5C was updated to show Formosa (or your own name choice)?

Also, does your V5C include the "Rebuilt" text in Section 3 - Special...
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