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Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted Yesterday, 14:43
Replies: 3
Views: 70
Posted By oxford1360
That's a bit beautiful.

That's a bit beautiful.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 17th April 2018, 09:06
Replies: 18
Views: 555
Posted By oxford1360
There are many benefits to keeping it simple...as...

There are many benefits to keeping it simple...as I know all too well having decided to veer from the path of common sense early in my build.
Forum: General Build Chat 10th April 2018, 09:23
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By oxford1360
I really like what you have done. The overall...

I really like what you have done. The overall effect is Italian inspired, and I can see MGB and Spitfire Mk3 (which is pretty good as far as I am concerned). A really tasteful and subtle modern-day...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 29th March 2018, 07:53
Replies: 614
Views: 112,629
Posted By oxford1360
mick1mo, molleur, and Paul - it's good to be back...

mick1mo, molleur, and Paul - it's good to be back on here.

Each time I stopped, I did get asked, "What's under there?" Those that guessed thought it was a Cobra. My standard response in this case...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 28th March 2018, 09:51
Replies: 614
Views: 112,629
Posted By oxford1360
Yesterday I moved another step closer to resuming...

Yesterday I moved another step closer to resuming the build down in Devon...

http://www.thewebsofa.com/carpics/20180327_194837.jpg

In early April I shall lay the base for the new double garage....
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th March 2018, 11:55
Replies: 30
Views: 1,516
Posted By oxford1360
I think the problem is when another company...

I think the problem is when another company trades on Ferrari's name and reputation.

Tribute doesn't mention Ferrari.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th March 2018, 18:33
Replies: 30
Views: 1,516
Posted By oxford1360
But everything thing Mr Bird did was brilliant -...

But everything thing Mr Bird did was brilliant - he told us so, and so did his sock puppets.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 9th March 2018, 07:01
Replies: 26
Views: 2,311
Posted By oxford1360
That's rather nice, and you have every reason to...

That's rather nice, and you have every reason to be pleased.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th February 2018, 12:18
Replies: 131
Views: 17,786
Posted By oxford1360
+1

+1
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 22nd February 2018, 18:25
Replies: 24
Views: 1,742
Posted By oxford1360
If it is a Spitfire chassis and it is longer than...

If it is a Spitfire chassis and it is longer than a Herald then it has been stretched. This could cause you problems come MOT-time.

A Herald is definitely notably longer than a Spit.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 22nd February 2018, 16:46
Replies: 24
Views: 1,742
Posted By oxford1360
A Herald wheelbase is ~8" longer than a Spit -...

A Herald wheelbase is ~8" longer than a Spit - ~91.5" cf ~83". I say "approximately" because anyone who has worked on early Triumphs no longer believes in exact measurements.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 14th February 2018, 07:21
Replies: 24
Views: 1,068
Posted By oxford1360
I'd be up for this, even if I have to travel in...

I'd be up for this, even if I have to travel in something modest. Summer 2019 is my new "on the road" date. Cue laughter - :flypig:
Forum: Show us your Kit Cars 9th February 2018, 09:41
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By oxford1360
Beautiful from every angle. You have done a...

Beautiful from every angle. You have done a fantastic job. I love back end - so period.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 11th January 2018, 10:51
Replies: 614
Views: 112,629
Posted By oxford1360
Thanks for the responses, chaps. I would expect...

Thanks for the responses, chaps. I would expect nothing less! :icon_biggrin:

Gary - I am near Bere Ferrers, on the banks of the Tavy.

I really should make progress once the car joins me. I...
Forum: General chatter 9th January 2018, 14:53
Replies: 2
Views: 377
Posted By oxford1360
The pictures for this give you the answer - ...

The pictures for this give you the answer -
...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 5th January 2018, 18:25
Replies: 614
Views: 112,629
Posted By oxford1360
Oxford build becomes a Devon build

So, after a year of change, a new life starts. My Oxford build will become a Devon build as soon as I get it down here. Having a garage on site should mean swifter progress.

I just have to avoid...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 1st December 2017, 10:03
Replies: 105
Views: 8,153
Posted By oxford1360
Those proportions do shout, "Paint me...

Those proportions do shout, "Paint me silver....and add some red numbers."
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 29th November 2017, 07:33
Replies: 887
Views: 161,715
Posted By oxford1360
That was my thought; "Leepu! What the bloody 'ell...

That was my thought; "Leepu! What the bloody 'ell 'ave you done?"
Forum: General Build Chat 28th November 2017, 07:26
Replies: 8
Views: 540
Posted By oxford1360
Dave, Take a look a Seanick's build thread. He...

Dave,
Take a look a Seanick's build thread. He produced some beautiful banded steels. See the first page (link below). And, if you want to see how a professional laminator makes changes, keep...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 27th November 2017, 16:33
Replies: 215
Views: 45,431
Posted By oxford1360
That is definitely a Ford Fiesta back welded to...

That is definitely a Ford Fiesta back welded to an MGA front.

Nice work, Micky.
Forum: General chatter 23rd November 2017, 20:27
Replies: 14
Views: 576
Posted By oxford1360
Hi Horse, Redrat is correct. Duple...

Hi Horse,
Redrat is correct. Duple Coachbuilders used to build busses. That radiator grill is just something that the builder thought suited the car.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 16th November 2017, 15:15
Replies: 3,361
Views: 469,149
Posted By oxford1360
Brilliant, Paul. You are right to be very happy,...

Brilliant, Paul. You are right to be very happy, and you should be very proud. It really does look authentic. A true 50s racer.

If I ever want to smile, I always think of you ordering it in blue...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 15th October 2017, 14:37
Replies: 40
Views: 3,272
Posted By oxford1360
Wow, I l liked it before, but that seems to bring...

Wow, I l liked it before, but that seems to bring everything together really nicely. Looks fantastic.

I pity the first bird of rabbit that you encounter.
Forum: General chatter 13th October 2017, 15:12
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By oxford1360
+1

+1
Forum: General chatter 11th October 2017, 20:50
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By oxford1360
Mattie, what happened to this........ ...

Mattie, what happened to this........

http://www.madabout-kitcars.com/forum/showthread.php?t=6186
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