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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 19th September 2018, 20:09
Replies: 335
Views: 121,187
Posted By peterux
Following a short holiday away I returned to the...

Following a short holiday away I returned to the realisation that the neglected window frames on my cottage had been ignored for long enough and really did need my urgent attention.

Today was my...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 23rd August 2018, 18:16
Replies: 335
Views: 121,187
Posted By peterux
Thanks, Patrick. ...

Thanks, Patrick.

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No update this week due to holidays.:pout:
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 14th August 2018, 19:40
Replies: 335
Views: 121,187
Posted By peterux
A little exhausted......

Thanks Molleur, Barber and Amir for your feedback and I'm glad you all enjoying my updates.

However, it appears that my meticulous rebuild overlooked one vital item. It's been highlighted by...
Forum: Show us your Kit Cars 8th August 2018, 19:58
Replies: 12
Views: 1,988
Posted By peterux
Hi Apollo, yes, I'm building a Royale Sabre. ...

Hi Apollo,
yes, I'm building a Royale Sabre. Not sure if there are any in NA?
cheers,
Peter
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 7th August 2018, 20:07
Replies: 335
Views: 121,187
Posted By peterux
Bonus day!

Unexpectedly due a last minute change of family plans I suddenly had all day on Sunday working on the car. So I thought I'd have a go at fitting the clutch and gearbox back on the engine.

I...
Forum: Show us your Kit Cars 7th August 2018, 19:39
Replies: 12
Views: 1,988
Posted By peterux
That's a very pretty car! Well bought sir.

That's a very pretty car! Well bought sir.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 30th July 2018, 18:38
Replies: 335
Views: 121,187
Posted By peterux
More brackets.....

Yet more brackets being finished and painted.....

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/850/29804308128_023c697314_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/MpGSrw)More brackets (https://flic.kr/p/MpGSrw) by Sabrebuilder...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 24th July 2018, 19:37
Replies: 56
Views: 5,258
Posted By peterux
Sorry Jag, no experience of electric vacuum pumps...

Sorry Jag, no experience of electric vacuum pumps but I'm wondering if you've got partially restricted brake lines? Have you tried bleeding the brakes and did you have a good flow of fluid when the...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 23rd July 2018, 19:53
Replies: 335
Views: 121,187
Posted By peterux
Brackets, brackets, brackets.....

Amir - thanks again for the encoraging comments :-)

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Small pause for my sons wedding last weekend but I have spent a few...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 10th July 2018, 19:35
Replies: 335
Views: 121,187
Posted By peterux
So, very little progress on the Sabre over the...

So, very little progress on the Sabre over the last few months due to other priorities and projects taking up all my time. The painting of all the body parts was completed and all parts are now...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th July 2018, 19:04
Replies: 312
Views: 25,568
Posted By peterux
That sounds very suspicious to me. I built a BMW...

That sounds very suspicious to me. I built a BMW based kit car and I'm currently installing a BMW M52 engine in my Sabre and all my experiences with BMW parts department have been truly excellent....
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 27th June 2018, 20:08
Replies: 18
Views: 1,361
Posted By peterux
Great video... Google tells me its an Opus...

Great video...

Google tells me its an Opus HRF...

http://www.statim.co.uk/OPUS%20HRF.htm

According to DVLA is was last taxed in 1986 so it lasted 19 years on the road, not bad, eh!
Forum: General Build Chat 11th June 2018, 19:43
Replies: 39
Views: 4,036
Posted By peterux
This is a great result and for once shows the...

This is a great result and for once shows the power of collective lobbying.

If you read the whole report you get the gist how they were overwhelmed by, email, letters and responses to the...
Forum: Seven Style builds 5th June 2018, 20:07
Replies: 5
Views: 713
Posted By peterux
Maybe a daft idea but is it possible to use Mazda...

Maybe a daft idea but is it possible to use Mazda track rod ends in place of the Ford ones?
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 31st May 2018, 20:39
Replies: 16
Views: 650
Posted By peterux
Do the old ones have any part numbers stamped on...

Do the old ones have any part numbers stamped on them? It may help find the right replacement.
Also, I guess it's possible that you have been supplied the wrong part?
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 29th May 2018, 21:19
Replies: 31
Views: 7,385
Posted By peterux
I thought it could only be declared exempt if not...

I thought it could only be declared exempt if not 'substantially changed' in the last 30 years.
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 29th May 2018, 21:08
Replies: 5
Views: 684
Posted By peterux
Hi John, you raise a number of interesting...

Hi John,
you raise a number of interesting points.
The Marlin Sportster that I built was SVA'd and registered in 2008.
It's emissions were tested in line with then current SVA rules according to...
Forum: General Build Chat 28th May 2018, 21:32
Replies: 39
Views: 4,036
Posted By peterux
Still no official update on the consultation.... ...

Still no official update on the consultation....

https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/road-vehicles-improving-air-quality-and-safety

Less than 4 weeks to review and reply to the...
Forum: General chatter 28th May 2018, 21:26
Replies: 11
Views: 601
Posted By peterux
Hi john, no nothing suspicious from you or...

Hi john,
no nothing suspicious from you or anybody on this forum,
cheers,
Peter
Forum: General chatter 25th May 2018, 10:15
Replies: 1
Views: 191
Posted By peterux
The short answer is ..I don't know but I'd get...

The short answer is ..I don't know but I'd get yourself a used Haynes workshop manual and see how the Cortina brakes are supposed to be assembled and adjusted.
Fitting non-standard parts or...
Forum: General chatter 12th May 2018, 08:10
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By peterux
Thanks Bladerunner! I completely missed the...

Thanks Bladerunner! I completely missed the Suzuki badge on the bonnet :doh:


Thanks, John. Nice car.
Forum: General chatter 10th May 2018, 08:23
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By peterux
Stoneleigh 2018

Had a great day at Stoneleigh last Sunday. The sunburn made a change from the usual frost bite :icon_cool:

There was a huge turnout of cars in the club fields no doubt helped by the fine weather...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 5th May 2018, 19:12
Replies: 335
Views: 121,187
Posted By peterux
Nearly done....

Well the final three body panels are being prepped for paint. The front wings and boot lid have been stripped of the old paint and primed ready for flatting.
...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 4th May 2018, 05:59
Replies: 205
Views: 18,996
Posted By peterux
I presume you've looked at these? ...

I presume you've looked at these?
https://m.ebay.com.au/itm/4-Alcar-steel-wheels-9690-7-0x16-ET47-5x120-for-Bmw-3er-Z3-rims/162969624792?epid=3017303561&hash=item25f1bf20d8:g:eeoAAOSwrIlau-KV
Forum: General Build Chat 3rd May 2018, 19:49
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By peterux
Ergen Motorsport can build you a BMW ECU and...

Ergen Motorsport can build you a BMW ECU and engine loom with the immobiliser disabled. The benefit is that it works just as BMW intended and you don't need a rolling road session to map the ECU. ...
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