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Search: Posts Made By: Lucky@LeMans
Forum: General Build Chat Today, 17:54
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Posted By Lucky@LeMans
2019 Events to go to.

Thought I would start a thread with events that are coming up.

I suggest we try and keep it simple and in some sort of easy to follow order !!

Also might be worth only posting events that are...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion Today, 17:43
Replies: 93
Views: 11,027
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
No, nothing this end either ! I usually...

No, nothing this end either !

I usually upload from my camera onto my PC then I can attach from my PC file.
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat Yesterday, 18:22
Replies: 301
Views: 31,333
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Haven't posted for a few days, mostly doing...

Haven't posted for a few days, mostly doing hidden jobs that are hardly worth a mention. The wiring is nearly complete, just need to connect up to the switch gear and instruments.
The mould is ready...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds Yesterday, 18:11
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Relisted on a short auction ending Sunday I...

Relisted on a short auction ending Sunday I think.

£79,500 BuyItNow !
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds Yesterday, 18:08
Replies: 6
Views: 195
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I've lost track , is this number 4 ?

I've lost track , is this number 4 ?
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 11th February 2019, 22:26
Replies: 260
Views: 36,312
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Spent a lot of time around Cromer, the Mrs and...

Spent a lot of time around Cromer, the Mrs and here family lived in Mundesley until a few years ago. Nice part of the world !
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th February 2019, 18:21
Replies: 1,369
Views: 491,106
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The car has been on the market for at least six...

The car has been on the market for at least six months, possibly longer. Its all in the detail really and these are my observations so take it with a pinch of salt Geoff.

First the wire wheels do...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 10th February 2019, 14:17
Replies: 260
Views: 36,312
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I don't imply that I'm an "expert", we all know...

I don't imply that I'm an "expert", we all know what one of those is !

All I was saying is that the Formosa body is good out the mould. The fact that a coloured gel coat is offered and would be...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 9th February 2019, 23:05
Replies: 260
Views: 36,312
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Starting with a straight car that needs little...

Starting with a straight car that needs little more than rubbing down prior to paint has got to be a big bonus. Hours spent re shaping a wonky body in sweaty fibre glass isn't for the faint hearted....
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th February 2019, 10:54
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Over £50k now and still a day to go ! I can see...

Over £50k now and still a day to go ! I can see this going for close on £100,000 !
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 7th February 2019, 18:50
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Ferrari V12 for your SWB

Currently on ebay is a rather nice genuine V12 motor and gearbox. Ideal for any SWB. I'd be tempted myself but I think the reserve and final price might be a little steep.

Item number...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 6th February 2019, 23:11
Replies: 301
Views: 31,333
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I've found this on ebay tonight, item number...

I've found this on ebay tonight, item number 333046918067.

Will probably need some work, perhaps even a rebuild !
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 4th February 2019, 20:50
Replies: 301
Views: 31,333
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Funny that you should post a photo of that...

Funny that you should post a photo of that particular TR . My car was also owned by David Cooke when the body was fitted over the original 0611GT chassis.


An interesting concept with the fold...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 4th February 2019, 12:24
Replies: 301
Views: 31,333
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I am going to great lengths to isolate all the...

I am going to great lengths to isolate all the panels to avoid resonation. Like Paul says above, the wind noise and exhaust note will drown out the lot !
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 2nd February 2019, 14:47
Replies: 301
Views: 31,333
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
[QUOTE=JJMCD;98909]If you’re not going to do a...

[QUOTE=JJMCD;98909]If you’re not going to do a bare aluminum interior, this pic of the interior of a 250 TDF (eessentially the closed version of the 250 TR - note the similar design around the...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 2nd February 2019, 10:26
Replies: 301
Views: 31,333
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I managed to get 99% of the panel work done this...

I managed to get 99% of the panel work done this week. I've also made the dash panel up in ali and trial fitted the instruments. I'm going with bare ali finish with satin black bezels to complement...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 2nd February 2019, 10:12
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Might be down to that old sales trick of price...

Might be down to that old sales trick of price conditioning. You have the price set really high to start with as it is now. You will get people who are new to the market looking to buy and they see...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 1st February 2019, 10:36
Replies: 18
Views: 864
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I'm liking the look of this one already. ...

I'm liking the look of this one already.

Gary, would it be worth your while taking a mould of the finished rear end so you could offer a "standard" wide option ? It would open up more donor...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 27th January 2019, 18:45
Replies: 301
Views: 31,333
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Not much done this weekend but here are a couple...

Not much done this weekend but here are a couple more photo's.

Firstly the seats offered up.
Details around the door hinge.
Panel work of the near side sill / step.

I've also completed the...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 23rd January 2019, 19:12
Replies: 301
Views: 31,333
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I've had a quick look and as my car is 2007 I'll...

I've had a quick look and as my car is 2007 I'll be fitting fog and reverse lights. No problem to install as I've only just started on the wiring.
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 23rd January 2019, 09:51
Replies: 301
Views: 31,333
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The little indicator units are Fiat X19 side...

The little indicator units are Fiat X19 side repeaters, they are also marked. I need to check the requirements for fog and reversing lights regards the MOT.
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 22nd January 2019, 22:02
Replies: 301
Views: 31,333
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
You are well informed JJMCD, that was the fate of...

You are well informed JJMCD, that was the fate of my example. It will only be a short while before the Ferrari 400 cars are hugely collectable in their own right and will be restored.
From my point...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 22nd January 2019, 20:53
Replies: 301
Views: 31,333
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I'm really trying to keep it looking authentic. I...

I'm really trying to keep it looking authentic. I did buy two sets of wheels, these centre laced style really set the car off well.
This isn't so much kit car but a bespoke one off with a coach...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 22nd January 2019, 18:58
Replies: 301
Views: 31,333
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
A couple of recent photo's here. I'm still not...

A couple of recent photo's here. I'm still not sure about the rear indicators. I might go with larger units fully inside the slot. I'm really pleased with the way the exhausts have turned out, full...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 22nd January 2019, 12:09
Replies: 12
Views: 396
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
There is a lot of scope if you choose to rebody...

There is a lot of scope if you choose to rebody an existing kit car. If you pick one of the slightly less popular cars as a base you will still have a decent chassis, low mileage car in most cases to...
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