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Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 2nd December 2014, 18:03
Replies: 184
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Posted By tlrtone
Mr T, I have had a year off in effect, lots...

Mr T,

I have had a year off in effect, lots of stuff going on that has meant that I decided not even to take the cover off this year.

I have a few weeks off over christmas so I will be sorting...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 15th February 2014, 07:49
Replies: 184
Views: 56,377
Posted By tlrtone
Thanks all, and Dave I will take the covers off...

Thanks all, and Dave I will take the covers off next week and see if it is full of water!
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 13th February 2014, 13:32
Replies: 184
Views: 56,377
Posted By tlrtone
In the next few weeks I promise to get on and do...

In the next few weeks I promise to get on and do some more on my car and post some pics.

No excuses now, I want to drive it in the hottest summer in history - well that is what they are...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 13th February 2014, 13:28
Replies: 223
Views: 51,259
Posted By tlrtone
Looking really really nice Dave. Must get...

Looking really really nice Dave.

Must get on and finish mine once all this rain stops!
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 7th January 2014, 20:33
Replies: 223
Views: 51,259
Posted By tlrtone
Looking good Dave, looks like you'll be finished...

Looking good Dave, looks like you'll be finished before me!

Once all this rain stops I can get back onto mine and get the body bonded on! Then I'll race you to get on the road!

T
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 11th November 2013, 15:41
Replies: 118
Views: 28,057
Posted By tlrtone
Don't worry Nick, I started my Miglia in...

Don't worry Nick,

I started my Miglia in January this year with the intent of completing it to the same sort of schedule as my Sammio - ei about 5-6 months, and here I am in November and the body...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 7th November 2013, 16:36
Replies: 223
Views: 51,259
Posted By tlrtone
Looking good Dave. A minor mod I did on the...

Looking good Dave.

A minor mod I did on the frame was to add in a couple of spacers on the front body mounts to help miss the bonnet lip. I also put in some support at the front - primarily as I...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 6th November 2013, 08:10
Replies: 308
Views: 88,997
Posted By tlrtone
The calm before the storm eh? :eyebrows: ...

The calm before the storm eh? :eyebrows:

It'll all be fine, just work through each bit!

Looks a very good start though :eusa_dance:
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 5th November 2013, 19:53
Replies: 46
Views: 8,651
Posted By tlrtone
Welcome to the fold... :madgrin: Nice to...

Welcome to the fold... :madgrin:

Nice to see a few more of these being built - looking forward to following your build.

what plans do you have for it?
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 5th November 2013, 19:35
Replies: 6
Views: 2,254
Posted By tlrtone
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Triumph-Sammio-Spyder196...

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Triumph-Sammio-Spyder1960s-style-race-replica-MOTd-and-correctly-registered-/261322676870?pt=Automobiles_UK&hash=item3cd80b9a86

Looks reasonable and for good money...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 1st November 2013, 16:06
Replies: 184
Views: 56,377
Posted By tlrtone
Shadow, pop by anytime - dave (the rattler) pops...

Shadow, pop by anytime - dave (the rattler) pops in and we have a chin wag over the kits and what we are doing and what we have bought. PM me for my address.

Regarding the Miglia vs Sammio...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 1st November 2013, 09:02
Replies: 184
Views: 56,377
Posted By tlrtone
Thanks Michiel, I have been following your thread...

Thanks Michiel, I have been following your thread too and your build is looking very smart too!

We all approach things slightly differently and that is what I enjoy about these cars - anything...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 31st October 2013, 22:04
Replies: 184
Views: 56,377
Posted By tlrtone
I built a Sammio Spyder first time....

I built a Sammio Spyder first time. http://www.mysammiospyder.co.uk

Now on a Miglia Speedster http://www.mymigliaspeedster.co.uk

I've definitely got the bug!
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 31st October 2013, 20:03
Replies: 184
Views: 56,377
Posted By tlrtone
Clive, it was by chance really. I ordered a...

Clive, it was by chance really.
I ordered a catalogue from Car builder Solutions and then looked at their website. This is where I got the BMW E30 pedal idea from - this article to be exact:...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 30th October 2013, 20:05
Replies: 846
Views: 178,194
Posted By tlrtone
Yep 15" wires with 185/65 tyres. They are a...

Yep 15" wires with 185/65 tyres.

They are a little chunkier than the standard wheel/tyres...


http://www.mymigliaspeedster.co.uk/images/wheels.jpg

Initial try with the body looks ok
...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 30th October 2013, 19:40
Replies: 846
Views: 178,194
Posted By tlrtone
Mr T, I think the wheel/tyres and suspension is...

Mr T, I think the wheel/tyres and suspension is one of the greatest arts with these cars. :icon_confused:


Yours is looking good now and probably will sit at the same height as Phil's two. ...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 30th October 2013, 16:28
Replies: 15
Views: 4,316
Posted By tlrtone
Silver please - match my wheels :icon_razz:

Silver please - match my wheels :icon_razz:
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 29th October 2013, 22:10
Replies: 15
Views: 4,316
Posted By tlrtone
not yet, Red seems to be the "in-thing" for a...

not yet, Red seems to be the "in-thing" for a 32000 euros car! :ohwell:

I quite fancy the Aston Martin blue that is on a G-46 in this forum. :hail:
That is probably what I will end up with...
...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 26th October 2013, 18:28
Replies: 97
Views: 21,158
Posted By tlrtone
What colour is it Mick, it is lovely! T

What colour is it Mick, it is lovely!

T
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 25th October 2013, 20:12
Replies: 46
Views: 8,651
Posted By tlrtone
Get some pictures up soon, that's what we all...

Get some pictures up soon, that's what we all like :)

My build is well documented at www.mysammiospyder.co.uk. And you have numerous threads on here for reference.

It is quite therapeutic...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 25th October 2013, 13:19
Replies: 19
Views: 6,389
Posted By tlrtone
Ultimately the worth is in the eyes of the...

Ultimately the worth is in the eyes of the beholder with the wallet!

If you are looking for a sports car for 25k plus you have a wide choice of standard offerings....
If you want a one-off...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 25th October 2013, 09:14
Replies: 19
Views: 6,389
Posted By tlrtone
Gulp, 32000 Euros Miglia....

Mike's first Miglia Speedster has just sold for 32000 Euro's....:scared:

Looking very nice.....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UCZ6nN0crtc&feature=share




Sorry, must dash, I've got...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 21st October 2013, 15:13
Replies: 10
Views: 5,998
Posted By tlrtone
Clive, As Mr Towed says, check the rolling...

Clive,

As Mr Towed says, check the rolling radius out, but bear in mind that it is also affected by the offset of the wheels and tyre height/width.

Most with 14" wheels don't have major...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 21st October 2013, 11:13
Replies: 10
Views: 5,998
Posted By tlrtone
Clive, in short - yes they will touch both...

Clive,

in short - yes they will touch both the bulkhead and the front outrigger on full lock.

You will need to modify the bulkhead (hammer or cut/weld) and restrict full lock or move the...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 21st October 2013, 10:02
Replies: 590
Views: 128,026
Posted By tlrtone
http://i1076.photobucket.com/albums/w457/garyhalfa...

http://i1076.photobucket.com/albums/w457/garyhalfacre/IMG_9489.jpg

Gary,

just one small suggestion - paint around the edge of the disc as well - obviously not the braking surface - around the...
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