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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds Today, 10:56
Replies: 7
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Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Its strange how motor racing events are strictly...

Its strange how motor racing events are strictly competitors only whilst car shows can go ahead if the organisers choose to put them on. This show is on whilst Stoneleigh is off ! My local Autograss...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds Yesterday, 20:08
Replies: 42
Views: 2,620
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I chrome wrapped the 275 surrounds and they were...

I chrome wrapped the 275 surrounds and they were ok from 6 feet away ! To be fair I think I could do a better job on these, I might give it a go ! I can trim the GRP rim on the inside a bit more. I'm...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds Yesterday, 20:04
Replies: 42
Views: 2,620
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
These are the GRP ones supplied in the kit. They...

These are the GRP ones supplied in the kit. They are about 2.5 - 3mm thick. I think they will be satisfactory once finished so on this occasion I won't make aluminium trims.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds Yesterday, 19:38
Replies: 42
Views: 2,620
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Here are a couple of photos of the headlight...

Here are a couple of photos of the headlight surrounds supplied in the kit. The initial fit is very good. They are pretty wide though so I've trimmed them down from about 20mm wide to around 8mm...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds Yesterday, 17:12
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Called in at the Historic Specials Day yesterday...

Called in at the Historic Specials Day yesterday the first event I've been to since lock down. Well worth the visit on a great sunny day, too bad I was in the tin top ! I think the organisers were...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th August 2020, 19:25
Replies: 42
Views: 2,620
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
To do a single 90 bend is easy. Simply heat the...

To do a single 90 bend is easy. Simply heat the aluminium strip with a blow torch and bend it around a former that is cut to the correct radius. A bit of tweaking once its cooled and your done.
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Forum: Bodywork 9th August 2020, 19:14
Replies: 10
Views: 215
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Edit - " Cockney Spelling " Lol ! You didn't...

Edit - " Cockney Spelling " Lol ! You didn't mention the his old "China Plate" China !

There are plenty of old "Fast n Loud" episodes on youtube as well as DMAX channel 37, at 8pm throughout the...
Forum: Bodywork 8th August 2020, 14:30
Replies: 10
Views: 215
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
In the whole of the Wheeler Dealer episodes there...

In the whole of the Wheeler Dealer episodes there have only been one or two occasions where they made a profit. They don't factor in going to look at the car, going to collect the car, the hours...
Forum: Bodywork 8th August 2020, 09:15
Replies: 10
Views: 215
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
It doesn't ad up to do a conversion, financially...

It doesn't ad up to do a conversion, financially or environmentally. There might be performance gains but like you say it isn't always needed. Your conversion might have 150 mile range but that...
Forum: Bodywork 7th August 2020, 22:40
Replies: 10
Views: 215
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
You've got it one Mister Towed ! Its not just the...

You've got it one Mister Towed ! Its not just the car shows but others such as Salvage Hunters " The Restorers" etc etc. Some of the things they do make you cringe. The first instalment of Vintage...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th August 2020, 10:20
Replies: 42
Views: 2,620
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The windscreen trim is a kit of parts at the...

The windscreen trim is a kit of parts at the moment that will be fitted after paint ! Here is a photo of my 275 which was given the same treatment. The only difference on the Z3GTc is a lower trim...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 5th August 2020, 22:22
Replies: 42
Views: 2,620
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Chris sent me the headlight covers and trims...

Chris sent me the headlight covers and trims today. I've offered them up and they fit really well with just the minimum of trimming. Haven't decided whether to chrome wrap the trims or paint them,...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 5th August 2020, 22:18
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I'll probably go and have a look, that will be...

I'll probably go and have a look, that will be the first car event of the year ! Shame my Z3GTc isn't ready yet !
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 5th August 2020, 15:56
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Thanks for the info Mick. I got the details...

Thanks for the info Mick.

I got the details from the Fairthorpe Sports Car Club website. There isn't anything to suggest pre registration for non "classic" car drivers, I suppose they assume...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 4th August 2020, 16:40
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
2020 Gathering ??

Is anyone up for a low key, socially distanced get together around September time ?

I'll pm Kidge to see if he has any intentions of arranging something, like last year perhaps.

The Historic...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 4th August 2020, 16:29
Replies: 42
Views: 2,620
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Started making some new door cards. I'm using...

Started making some new door cards. I'm using the top curved part from the Z3 with a new lower section which will have simple pocket and a pull handle. It will be more retro and less Z3 ! Another...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd August 2020, 13:29
Replies: 42
Views: 2,620
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I'm happy to live with the Z3 dash. Replacement...

I'm happy to live with the Z3 dash. Replacement door cards, seats and a smart steering wheel is enough for me.

Chris has promised an update about the rear end moulding this week so I'm hoping it...
Forum: General Build Chat 31st July 2020, 13:37
Replies: 7
Views: 231
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I'm sure Gary at Formosa could help as he offers...

I'm sure Gary at Formosa could help as he offers options for the head fairings on his car.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 28th July 2020, 22:42
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
They didn't make many. Jem Marsh of Marcos fame...

They didn't make many. Jem Marsh of Marcos fame worked for Dante before he left and set up a rival firm Speedex, making similar go faster products for the Austin 7. Robin Read the Dante founder went...
Forum: General Build Chat 27th July 2020, 19:56
Replies: 28
Views: 4,966
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The Historic Specials Day at the Cotswolds...

The Historic Specials Day at the Cotswolds Wildlife Park, Burford is taking place on the 9th of August.

This event is all outdoors so somewhat weather dependant ! It takes place on a huge field so...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 27th July 2020, 18:36
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Might be the same one, I'll let you know how I...

Might be the same one, I'll let you know how I get on .
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 27th July 2020, 10:52
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Here is the sales blurb with a photo.

Here is the sales blurb with a photo.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 27th July 2020, 09:11
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Vintage Dante Clubman

Does anyone have any knowledge of the Dante cars built in the 1950's. They were rebodied Austin 7's. I've done some googling but there isn't very much info other than a few paragraphs about Dante...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 25th July 2020, 20:14
Replies: 42
Views: 2,620
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
That photo above makes the screen look out of...

That photo above makes the screen look out of proportion ! I'll be fitting an aluminium trim surround around the glass, that makes a big difference.

Got my wheels back from the powder coaters...
Forum: General Build Chat 22nd July 2020, 08:21
Replies: 28
Views: 4,966
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Stoneleigh is now cancelled. News posted on their...

Stoneleigh is now cancelled. News posted on their website yesterday.
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