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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 20th February 2021, 17:53
Replies: 492
Views: 207,834
Posted By peterux
First 2021 update....

Well, after far too long, I managed to find a couple of hours in my garage this week. My last update was last May in the middle of the first lockdown when I was working on a centre console/arm rest...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 8th February 2021, 18:00
Replies: 8
Views: 184
Posted By peterux
From the pictures on C&C the GRP body looks like...

From the pictures on C&C the GRP body looks like good quality.
Can I see two more bodies in the background?
Go on Lucky, your next project!
I would love to see you build one of these.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 5th February 2021, 16:12
Replies: 492
Views: 207,834
Posted By peterux
Thanks, Amir. But I think you have raised a...

Thanks, Amir.
But I think you have raised a good point that there may be others that follow my build thread who may have a Royale that they are building or restoring and who are not members of the...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 31st January 2021, 22:17
Replies: 492
Views: 207,834
Posted By peterux
Hi Amir, yes, I and my family are all...

Hi Amir,
yes, I and my family are all thankfully well but I'm still struggling to find time in the garage :-)
(But I will be back soon, promise :eusa_liar:)

Yes, I am a ROC member so I had...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 18th January 2021, 17:01
Replies: 67
Views: 4,393
Posted By peterux
Looks great, nice engine colour!

Looks great, nice engine colour!
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 18th January 2021, 16:58
Replies: 38
Views: 1,836
Posted By peterux
Smile Good progress, Robin! That gearbox looks like...

Good progress, Robin!
That gearbox looks like it came off a tractor :-)
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 15th January 2021, 11:47
Replies: 16
Views: 792
Posted By peterux
I would tend to agree with Alan. Sportsters...

I would tend to agree with Alan. Sportsters should be worth a lot more but it's a very niche market. It's not a tourer and it's not a seven. Nor is it a classic so doesn't appeal to those buyers....
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 11th January 2021, 17:55
Replies: 439
Views: 92,984
Posted By peterux
No disrespect to the builder but the lies in this...

No disrespect to the builder but the lies in this advert are unbelivable and clearly in breach of the website.

Example text from the advert......

Description and History

The Ferrari offered...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 1st January 2021, 17:33
Replies: 38
Views: 1,836
Posted By peterux
Looks like it was held on by the filler pipe!! ...

Looks like it was held on by the filler pipe!!

These chaps do quite a few alternatives...
https://www.compbrake.com/product-category/tanks/fuel-tanks/
but I'm sure there are others
Cheers, ...
Forum: General Build Chat 28th December 2020, 22:27
Replies: 5
Views: 577
Posted By peterux
I've watched the first few episodes and have been...

I've watched the first few episodes and have been enjoying it.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 24th December 2020, 20:11
Replies: 492
Views: 207,834
Posted By peterux
Christmas and New Year

Thank you to you both for your best wishes.
Happy Christmas to all members and readers of this forum and let's all hope for a Happier New Year.:hug::thumb::amen:
Forum: Bodywork 23rd December 2020, 17:35
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By peterux
Hi Robin, I see you are making swift progress...

Hi Robin,
I see you are making swift progress on dismantling your roadster.
I had the same problem with my Sabre body tub and this is how I approached it.

I needed to clean up the area where the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th December 2020, 12:49
Replies: 4
Views: 430
Posted By peterux
Great project for your students. Wish I was back...

Great project for your students. Wish I was back in college:-)
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 11th November 2020, 09:20
Replies: 228
Views: 29,850
Posted By peterux
That's a fantastic find, well done! Do you get...

That's a fantastic find, well done!
Do you get to keep it?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 19th October 2020, 19:18
Replies: 382
Views: 80,344
Posted By peterux
Another thing I would try is a new distributor...

Another thing I would try is a new distributor cap and rotor arm.

Keep plugging away and you'll find it :happy:
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th August 2020, 10:14
Replies: 10
Views: 462
Posted By peterux
Nice garage!!

Nice garage!!
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 16th August 2020, 21:47
Replies: 492
Views: 207,834
Posted By peterux
Hi Amir, thank you for your concern and yes, we...

Hi Amir,
thank you for your concern and yes, we are all safe and well. The lack of updates is due to too many other non-car related projects :-)
No real progress since my last update but I hope to...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 11th August 2020, 07:53
Replies: 349
Views: 114,114
Posted By peterux
Sounds like the horns supply and return?

Sounds like the horns supply and return?
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 2nd August 2020, 22:06
Replies: 228
Views: 29,850
Posted By peterux
You only get a voltage drop across a resistor...

You only get a voltage drop across a resistor when there is a current flowing so if the points were open (or dirty?) you'll get the full 12 volts.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 27th July 2020, 22:06
Replies: 15
Views: 12,351
Posted By peterux
A very rare unfinished Sabre for sale.... ...

A very rare unfinished Sabre for sale....

https://www.shpock.com/en-gb/i/Xvc6wb2d1Ge-FsYT/royale-sabre-kit-car?utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=web_item_share&utm_source=mail

Nothing to do with me...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 14th July 2020, 10:53
Replies: 6
Views: 739
Posted By peterux
You need to get yourself a Z3 Service Manual...

You need to get yourself a Z3 Service Manual published by Bentley. They are very good with full wiring diagrams but not cheap. You might get a second hand one on Ebay.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 23rd May 2020, 21:11
Replies: 492
Views: 207,834
Posted By peterux
Thanks, Amir. Glad you and all watches are...

Thanks, Amir. Glad you and all watches are enjoying my updates.

I'm currently working on the interior and specifically I'm making a centre console with an armrest to fit between the seats and...
Forum: General chatter 19th May 2020, 16:45
Replies: 119
Views: 26,967
Posted By peterux
Congratulations on your first drive!!

Congratulations on your first drive!!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 14th May 2020, 18:07
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By peterux
An electric window switch may work as they return...

An electric window switch may work as they return to the centre off position?
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 14th May 2020, 09:06
Replies: 492
Views: 207,834
Posted By peterux
Thanks, Patrick. Yes, it's coming together...

Thanks, Patrick.
Yes, it's coming together nicely. But still lots to do on the interior.
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