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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 12th November 2018, 19:56
Replies: 347
Views: 127,563
Posted By peterux
Progress steps.....

Now that the body tub is in place I can now focus on refitting all the engine ancillaries. Many of the parts have been in storage for about 4 years since I dismantled the engine donor car (Is it...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 5th November 2018, 16:32
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By peterux
Brilliant work there Patrick. Well done!! ...

Brilliant work there Patrick. Well done!!

I'll listen out for you at Stoneleigh next year :evil::evil:
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 5th November 2018, 08:39
Replies: 347
Views: 127,563
Posted By peterux
Significant milestone!!

Hi Patrick,
no there isn't but I think the risk of failure is pretty low so I'm not concerned.


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This...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 1st November 2018, 19:24
Replies: 347
Views: 127,563
Posted By peterux
Edging closer.....

I'm now edging closer to the moment I can refit the main body tub to the chassis for what should be the final time.
This week I've completed a few more tasks on my 'to do' list.

First up, I've...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 24th October 2018, 20:35
Replies: 347
Views: 127,563
Posted By peterux
ARB swapping....

Today was a car building day and the weather was nice so I was off down to my yard to tackle the next job on my 'to do' list.

Initially, when the Sabre was first launched, John Barlow who designed...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 19th October 2018, 16:32
Replies: 347
Views: 127,563
Posted By peterux
Heating up a bit.....

:icon_lol: You can call it anything you like but it doesn't change my everlasting list of things to do! :ranger:


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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 19th October 2018, 11:57
Replies: 245
Views: 32,623
Posted By peterux
Looking good, Mick. I always enjoy your early...

Looking good, Mick. I always enjoy your early morning updates :nod:
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 13th October 2018, 12:40
Replies: 5
Views: 1,367
Posted By peterux
Nice article, well done.

Nice article, well done.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 13th October 2018, 12:38
Replies: 347
Views: 127,563
Posted By peterux
So true, so true! !

So true, so true! !
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 12th October 2018, 14:12
Replies: 347
Views: 127,563
Posted By peterux
Not a lot.....

Despite my best intentions holidays, days out and other commitments have prevented much progress being made on the Sabre in the last few weeks.
I have been refitting the exhaust system for the final...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 19th September 2018, 21:09
Replies: 347
Views: 127,563
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, 19:16
Replies: 347
Views: 127,563
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, 20:40
Replies: 347
Views: 127,563
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, 20:58
Replies: 13
Views: 2,477
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, 21:07
Replies: 347
Views: 127,563
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, 20:39
Replies: 13
Views: 2,477
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, 19:38
Replies: 347
Views: 127,563
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, 20:37
Replies: 64
Views: 6,747
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, 20:53
Replies: 347
Views: 127,563
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, 20:35
Replies: 347
Views: 127,563
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, 20:04
Replies: 349
Views: 31,881
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, 21:08
Replies: 18
Views: 1,762
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, 20:43
Replies: 39
Views: 4,764
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, 21:07
Replies: 5
Views: 874
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, 21:39
Replies: 16
Views: 884
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?
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