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Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat Yesterday, 09:05
Replies: 22
Views: 486
Posted By Mitchelkitman
OOER - I hadn't noticed that, naughty indeed and...

OOER - I hadn't noticed that, naughty indeed and not recommended for obvious reasons. I won't be buying one anyway (sorry is this comment upsets anyone) because IMHO it just looks like an MGB gone...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 27th May 2020, 20:59
Replies: 22
Views: 486
Posted By Mitchelkitman
Wonder if I should buy one and take a mould off...

Wonder if I should buy one and take a mould off it? Bet he'd be upset :heh:

How does the fuel get into it? :bounce:
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 27th May 2020, 19:50
Replies: 22
Views: 486
Posted By Mitchelkitman
Hmm.... Will he be exhibiting at Newark or...

Hmm.... Will he be exhibiting at Newark or Stoneleigh?
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 26th May 2020, 10:19
Replies: 22
Views: 486
Posted By Mitchelkitman
So correctly registered then?

So correctly registered then?
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 26th May 2020, 08:49
Replies: 22
Views: 486
Posted By Mitchelkitman
If splashes have been made off a DNA, could DNA...

If splashes have been made off a DNA, could DNA raise a legal case for copying?
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 26th May 2020, 08:48
Replies: 22
Views: 486
Posted By Mitchelkitman
My follow-up question which again (surprisingly)...

My follow-up question which again (surprisingly) received an answer

What is the make model on the V5? Is this a DNA kit?


It's a Bmw z3 and no it's not a DNA kit


Hmm.... Think the cage...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 25th May 2020, 20:46
Replies: 40
Views: 2,154
Posted By Mitchelkitman
That's the great thing about Kit Cars - do what...

That's the great thing about Kit Cars - do what you want!

re the PVA, I've never had any luck with it (bits stuck in mould!) it seems so work as a good glue for me. I discussed this with one of...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 25th May 2020, 15:50
Replies: 22
Views: 486
Posted By Mitchelkitman
I got a reply (I have to say, one wasn't...

I got a reply (I have to say, one wasn't expected), but..... In the words of the great Victor Meldrew I DON'T BEELIEEEVE IT!

Nether, Its still registered as a BMW, cheaper to insure as a heavily...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 25th May 2020, 10:03
Replies: 22
Views: 486
Posted By Mitchelkitman
Interesting - I thought that was going to be a...

Interesting - I thought that was going to be a pile of junk parts which had been damaged and never fitted :laugh:
Another interesting, when I looked at the Ebay ad I decided to ask the vendor some...
Forum: General Build Chat 24th May 2020, 13:18
Replies: 7
Views: 185
Posted By Mitchelkitman
If the sensor is a reed switch, a magnet gap too...

If the sensor is a reed switch, a magnet gap too close could limit the number of pulses per second, if too far away it may not pick up some pulses.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 1st May 2020, 08:46
Replies: 40
Views: 2,154
Posted By Mitchelkitman
You need to ensure it can't move though,...

You need to ensure it can't move though, otherwise it could change shape in the heat- If it's in a (much thicker) mould whilst it cures then it's very unlikely to sag. If the part isn't in a mould to...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th April 2020, 21:54
Replies: 40
Views: 2,154
Posted By Mitchelkitman
GRP is strange stuff. I used a plug to make a...

GRP is strange stuff. I used a plug to make a female mould last year. a few days later I waxed it well several times and made a part in it - a couple of days later there was no way I could get it out...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th April 2020, 18:24
Replies: 40
Views: 2,154
Posted By Mitchelkitman
I couldn't see what happened to the primer, but...

I couldn't see what happened to the primer, but guess it created in some way - could it be the wax content of the flowcoat?
Damned auto spelling changed reacted to created! crikey it changed it to...
Forum: General Build Chat 29th April 2020, 21:42
Replies: 8
Views: 2,463
Posted By Mitchelkitman
Bumped up the list! any update?

Bumped up the list! any update?
Forum: Bodywork 28th April 2020, 16:00
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By Mitchelkitman
Good choice - At worst you'll just have spent a...

Good choice - At worst you'll just have spent a bit extra but have some spare paint. That's a lot better than finding you don't have enough!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 24th April 2020, 19:49
Replies: 23
Views: 846
Posted By Mitchelkitman
I had similar happen after flatting primer with...

I had similar happen after flatting primer with wet & dry (used wet). Since that problem I've always used the W&D dry - it's not as effective and needs brushing or replacing frequently but I haven't...
Forum: Bodywork 24th April 2020, 08:51
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By Mitchelkitman
Having painted a similar size car with brush, I...

Having painted a similar size car with brush, I can say I only used 1Ltr. painting with a brush also uses more than using a spray, as the spray puts it on thinner. I've said before (elsewhere), that...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 17th April 2020, 15:48
Replies: 23
Views: 846
Posted By Mitchelkitman
But your clearcoat was only single pack? AIUI...

But your clearcoat was only single pack?
AIUI single pack (paint of clear) can be applied over 2 pack, but 2 pack can't be applied over single pack.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th April 2020, 22:08
Replies: 23
Views: 846
Posted By Mitchelkitman
Won't 2k lacquer react with the black if the...

Won't 2k lacquer react with the black if the black isn't 2k?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th April 2020, 11:02
Replies: 564
Views: 85,204
Posted By Mitchelkitman
Apologies for questioning, but is that an...

Apologies for questioning, but is that an assumption you have made, of do you know it to be the case? AIUI a vendor can only charge the customer the %tage of VAT which they (the vendor) have to pay...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th April 2020, 18:18
Replies: 564
Views: 85,204
Posted By Mitchelkitman
Looks good - Does anyone know what the VAT is?...

Looks good - Does anyone know what the VAT is? Not such a daft question (I hope) as I believe tribute are (were?) on the reduced VAT scheme offered for smaller turnover.
Forum: General Build Chat 5th April 2020, 11:27
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By Mitchelkitman
Thanks for the info - complete connectors plus...

Thanks for the info - complete connectors plus some spades it is! I guess they all probably originate from China, but I'm more than happy to buy from AES, I've had very good service from them...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 4th April 2020, 20:04
Replies: 479
Views: 193,013
Posted By Mitchelkitman
Very nice indeed :whoo:

Very nice indeed :whoo:
Forum: General Build Chat 4th April 2020, 09:08
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By Mitchelkitman
Can I ask where you got the ceramic connectors? I...

Can I ask where you got the ceramic connectors? I ask because although they seem readily available, all the ones I've seen have a partial loom attached, and I'd prefer separate terminals (of the...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 30th March 2020, 10:10
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By Mitchelkitman
looks great, but you'll need to fix the...

looks great, but you'll need to fix the cross-eyed headlights :-)
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