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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 10th July 2018, 19:35
Replies: 325
Views: 115,663
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: 265
Views: 19,930
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: 7
Views: 544
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: 3,338
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: 422
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: 499
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: 6,955
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: 501
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: 3,338
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: 439
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: 108
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: 343
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: 343
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: 325
Views: 115,663
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: 189
Views: 14,819
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: 315
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. ...
Forum: General Build Chat 1st May 2018, 16:04
Replies: 39
Views: 3,338
Posted By peterux
Excellent news!! Power to the people:tea:

Excellent news!! Power to the people:tea:
Forum: General Build Chat 21st April 2018, 07:24
Replies: 39
Views: 3,338
Posted By peterux
I picked this news item from a classic car...

I picked this news item from a classic car publication.....

http://historicvehicles.org.uk/hvg3.php

Maybe all those letters and emails did have some effect?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 19th April 2018, 08:03
Replies: 24
Views: 1,334
Posted By peterux
I think it has gone to a very good home...:whoo:

I think it has gone to a very good home...:whoo:
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 19th April 2018, 08:00
Replies: 14
Views: 684
Posted By peterux
Unless it's a re-body on a Daimler chassis?? (Did...

Unless it's a re-body on a Daimler chassis?? (Did an '84 Daimler have a chassis?)
If it does need IVA it will fail on the seatbelt mountings.(at least!!)
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 18th April 2018, 21:17
Replies: 14
Views: 684
Posted By peterux
According to the DVLA the number plate is...

According to the DVLA the number plate is registered to 1984 Daimler??
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 4th April 2018, 19:33
Replies: 325
Views: 115,663
Posted By peterux
Fuel level sender mods

A few weeks back I mentioned that I will give an update on the Fuel level sender modifications I've been working on.

This is the Ford combined 'lifter pump' and fuel level sender that fits the...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 2nd April 2018, 16:08
Replies: 40
Views: 2,504
Posted By peterux
Great to see a another new build thread in the...

Great to see a another new build thread in the 'Vintage' section.

There's not much on that chassis to fix the body to? Will you be making a steel support frame.

Looking forward to lots of...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 30th March 2018, 19:46
Replies: 47
Views: 3,024
Posted By peterux
Your best bet to get an age related plate is to...

Your best bet to get an age related plate is to buy another Granada donor car.
Any condition will do so long as you can take pictures of it and it has a V5C in your name.
You then just need to use...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 26th March 2018, 20:31
Replies: 325
Views: 115,663
Posted By peterux
My baby is back at home.....

Over the weekend I found time to complete the repairs to the radiator cowl.

I finished re-enforcing the back of the cowl with glass mating and resin and then ground it flat with a flap disk in my...
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