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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th June 2019, 22:31
Replies: 297
Views: 47,855
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The Napier Bentley featured here is impressive...

The Napier Bentley featured here is impressive too. W12 aero engine that will wake the dead a do a burn out better than any Top Fuel dragster. I've seen this race on a number of occasions and it is...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th June 2019, 22:15
Replies: 5
Views: 133
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Big Boy Flexi filler works well on most surfaces...

Big Boy Flexi filler works well on most surfaces including GRP and other plastics such as bumpers. Also good on metals including aluminium. Mixes to a nice runny consistency so it goes on well and...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 7th June 2019, 22:27
Replies: 117
Views: 1,519
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
It is down to personal choice at the end of the...

It is down to personal choice at the end of the day and I'm sure your car is going to look first class at the end of the day.

Did you find a local paint shop in the Swindon area to do the job ?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 7th June 2019, 22:17
Replies: 117
Views: 1,519
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
You need to offer the wheels up with the splined...

You need to offer the wheels up with the splined adaptors to see how they fit. The front wheels will fit upto the edge of the arch, the rears might need an extra spacer to achieve the same position....
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 7th June 2019, 17:44
Replies: 117
Views: 1,519
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Nice build, well done ! Like you said with a bit...

Nice build, well done ! Like you said with a bit more practice your paint skills will improve, it is a big learning curve !

Like your choice of wheels, not many have been fitted with wires. With...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 5th June 2019, 09:06
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I bought a nice shiny one from Europa in polished...

I bought a nice shiny one from Europa in polished aluminium. I cut the stick down a couple of inches, made an aluminium sleeve to match the diameters and it was secured with a single grub screw....
Forum: General Build Chat 1st June 2019, 19:40
Replies: 11
Views: 1,174
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Chateau Impney Hill Climb at Droitwich in...

Chateau Impney Hill Climb at Droitwich in Worcestershire . This is a two day event over the 13th - 14th July. This event is now in its 9th year and has become well established on the classic and...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th May 2019, 20:31
Replies: 452
Views: 55,242
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Had a brief visit and look around this place...

Had a brief visit and look around this place today down in Cobham, Wow !!
http://www.rswilliams.co.uk/
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 29th May 2019, 12:33
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
You need to get the car out there to some of the...

You need to get the car out there to some of the events up and down the country. I only took my TR 250 to two events, Prescott Hill Climb and the Bromyard Speed Festival, but I it generated a huge...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th May 2019, 09:09
Replies: 297
Views: 47,855
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
More photos from this event, some fantastic cars...

More photos from this event, some fantastic cars to see.

Early 50's Ferrari 166 Tipo Milla Miglia was owned by an elderly gent who had the car for 59 years ! He was happy to let the kids sit in it...
Forum: General Build Chat 23rd May 2019, 14:39
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
There was a 250 SWB I remember from a couple of...

There was a 250 SWB I remember from a couple of years ago that was wrapped in blue vinyl, it looked pretty good.
Thing is it isn't a long term finish. Give it two or three years and expect to see...
Forum: General Build Chat 21st May 2019, 19:23
Replies: 3
Views: 141
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Have you thought about one of the Z3 based re...

Have you thought about one of the Z3 based re body kits. Some owners have removed the Z3 seats ( which are good to start with ) and fitted comfy Rover arm chair style seats instead. You also have...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th May 2019, 19:36
Replies: 13
Views: 543
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I always check the MOT history of a car before...

I always check the MOT history of a car before buying. You might be offered a car with a new MOT but dig a little deeper and you might find a list of advisories as long as your arm that will need...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th May 2019, 15:11
Replies: 13
Views: 543
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I hope not ! It went for under 1900 in the end...

I hope not ! It went for under 1900 in the end but it wasn't a good buy at that sort of money.

Better to buy a good donor car that is sound that has been looked after. When you can sell on so...
Forum: Show us your Kit Cars 17th May 2019, 16:36
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
With the trend in re body conversions continuing...

With the trend in re body conversions continuing to grow the Sherply probably has a place in the market now. The only problem will be finding early Sherpa donor vehicles. I'm sure you could adapt...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th May 2019, 22:18
Replies: 13
Views: 543
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
2.8 Z3 on ebay

Been watching this scabby Z3 on ebay. Item 173896460848

Lots of interest and loads of bids. Needs a fair bit of work to get through an MOT. The suspension is shot , the exhaust is blowing etc etc....
Forum: General Build Chat 16th May 2019, 22:04
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
With your screen name I thought you were both in...

With your screen name I thought you were both in it together !
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th May 2019, 17:56
Replies: 15
Views: 513
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Cobra kits have been available for over 30 years...

Cobra kits have been available for over 30 years and there have been many manufacturers. Along with the Lotus 7 lookalikes they have been the mainstay of the kit car industry for that period.
The...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 16th May 2019, 08:30
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I was going to say the Karma could be an option....

I was going to say the Karma could be an option. The very best examples are well within your price bracket. You might get lucky and find a part built JH or Deon but will need time and money to...
Forum: General Build Chat 10th May 2019, 18:05
Replies: 11
Views: 1,174
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Prescott May 25 - 26 La Vie en Bleu / La...

Prescott May 25 - 26

La Vie en Bleu / La Vita Rossa

Big weekend at the famous Prescott hill climb venue in Gloucestershire. The 90th year of the Bugatti owners club.

Big Italian influence...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 7th May 2019, 17:43
Replies: 303
Views: 43,410
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Have you thought about a more modern Aero cap...

Have you thought about a more modern Aero cap style filler, flush fitting and low profile. If the regs over there are so strict I'm surprised you can have a sticking out in the breeze filler cap...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th May 2019, 20:44
Replies: 25
Views: 1,088
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I commented on the rear screen conversion before,...

I commented on the rear screen conversion before, very good ! But I've only just noticed the front screen surround which also looks first class ! I liked all their offerings on the stand, the...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 6th May 2019, 17:03
Replies: 303
Views: 43,410
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I think it will spoil the clean lines of the car...

I think it will spoil the clean lines of the car having it sticking out that far. Could you set it in half way at least ?
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 6th May 2019, 07:45
Replies: 303
Views: 43,410
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
http://www.grassbank.co.uk/newshoes Have a...

http://www.grassbank.co.uk/newshoes

Have a look at how they have fitted the wheels on their 250 SWB.
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 5th May 2019, 18:46
Replies: 303
Views: 43,410
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Had a chat with the guys at Grassbank today. They...

Had a chat with the guys at Grassbank today. They had a very convincing 250 SWB Tribute kit on their stand at Stoneliegh fitted with deep dish wires tucked well under the standard arches. They have...
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