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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 29th September 2020, 09:08
Replies: 433
Views: 84,943
Posted By Mick O'Malley
Surely they won every time, what with their extra...

Surely they won every time, what with their extra fingers giving them superior ball grip?

The after game banjo concerts weren't much consolation either... :(

Regards, Mick
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 29th September 2020, 07:17
Replies: 433
Views: 84,943
Posted By Mick O'Malley
I did one myself outside my gate using aerosol...

I did one myself outside my gate using aerosol line marking paint so I could get my motorbike in and out. Did it make a blind (yep) bit of difference? Nope. Gloucester is technically a city but the...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 28th September 2020, 10:49
Replies: 433
Views: 84,943
Posted By Mick O'Malley
Win one, lose one.

Since bleeding the brakes I've had zero enthusiasm for things mechanical as the A352 has been playing silly buggers yet again.

Yesterday I had a slight feebleness bypass and decided to address a...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 28th September 2020, 10:00
Replies: 354
Views: 72,381
Posted By Mick O'Malley
Question Help!!!

Having been messing about with old British car engines for well over five decades, I thought I could fix about anything. However, I'm now completely stumped :(.

On my way back from the Specials...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 19th September 2020, 12:30
Replies: 433
Views: 84,943
Posted By Mick O'Malley
Yes Please :)

Why not start a thread, or maybe there is one and I've missed it?

Many thanks for above info. and kind offer.

You have a PM.

Regards, Mick
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 19th September 2020, 07:14
Replies: 433
Views: 84,943
Posted By Mick O'Malley
Exclamation Rare Beast

My daily eBay Kit Car and Replica searches turned this (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Bentley-Blower-Replica/224161599428?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649) up this morning....
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 18th September 2020, 06:30
Replies: 9
Views: 747
Posted By Mick O'Malley
Exclamation Rollover Lottery Today....

Nice!
(https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/250-GTO-Replica-Ferrari-V12-Powertrain-Very-High-Quality/233716294396?hash=item366a93a2fc:g:9f4AAOSwOsZfYyUO)
Regards, Mick
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th September 2020, 06:17
Replies: 69
Views: 5,384
Posted By Mick O'Malley
Thumbs up Looking Good!

Nice colour choice too :).

Regards, Mick
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th September 2020, 11:18
Replies: 354
Views: 72,381
Posted By Mick O'Malley
T35 & D-Type Evocations

In last week's Classic Car Weekly there is similar for sale for only 16,750. It's described as 'Ally bodied', 'Front Engine' and 'The only one of its kind'. Its plate is visible in the thumbnail and...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 15th September 2020, 08:08
Replies: 433
Views: 84,943
Posted By Mick O'Malley
Unhappy Kidney Stones

I passed five of these over three or four days a few years back: the last one took 15 hours:. 'Regular' pain hasn't seemed so bad since :).

Thanks for commiserations.

Regards, Mick
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 15th September 2020, 06:23
Replies: 433
Views: 84,943
Posted By Mick O'Malley
Thumbs up Bled at last

Three weeks ago today I was cutting my daughter's grass, which includes shifting the trampoline (in which she'd put my granddaughter's paddling pool) to get to the bit underneath. Failing to take...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 14th September 2020, 07:59
Replies: 190
Views: 48,879
Posted By Mick O'Malley
Looking Good!

Congrats re. test :). Any thoughts on colour? I'm not a big 'BRG' fan but I think this (Connaught Green?) with Old English White roundels, would complement it perfectly.
...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 14th September 2020, 07:51
Replies: 658
Views: 163,489
Posted By Mick O'Malley
Talking He's Got a Brand New Car.....

Congratulations on that achievement :). I trust you'll be drinking cider from eleven leven leven leven leven leven leven when not working on the car, which is looking good.

Regards, Mick
Forum: General Build Chat 5th September 2020, 07:25
Replies: 10
Views: 314
Posted By Mick O'Malley
Question Only 17,000 in equipment, vehicles and stock?...

Only 17,000 in equipment, vehicles and stock? This strikes me as very light.

Regards, Mick
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 26th August 2020, 08:03
Replies: 11
Views: 506
Posted By Mick O'Malley
Thumbs up Brrrrrrrrrrrm

Looking good! Keep plugging away, your first dawn blat down a leafy and twisty B road beckons :).

Regards, Mick
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd August 2020, 12:58
Replies: 17
Views: 860
Posted By Mick O'Malley
Unhappy Oops!

I have received an e-mail from the Historic Lotus Register advising me that the public will not be admitted: entry will be for registered club members who have booked and paid in advance. It's now a...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th August 2020, 09:32
Replies: 2,622
Views: 439,524
Posted By Mick O'Malley
Bumping Up

To help someone find the thread :)

Regards, Mick
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 16th August 2020, 08:26
Replies: 433
Views: 84,943
Posted By Mick O'Malley
Browsing 'Replicas' on Ebay...

I think I may invest in a wad of lottery tickets this week....

Divine. (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1955-Mercedes-Gullwing-Replica/224119185758?hash=item342e8b615e:g:VwMAAOSwjQRfOC0Q)

Regards,...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 15th August 2020, 05:33
Replies: 433
Views: 84,943
Posted By Mick O'Malley
A fox cub. It sat there for five or so minutes...

A fox cub. It sat there for five or so minutes having a good scratch. Broad daylight in the middle of the city. I love it :).

Regards, Mick
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 14th August 2020, 06:03
Replies: 433
Views: 84,943
Posted By Mick O'Malley
Sharing the cave with wildlife. Taken yesterday. ...

Sharing the cave with wildlife. Taken yesterday.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50224835547_a0b22a492d_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jwcpNt)

Regards, Mick
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th August 2020, 05:54
Replies: 354
Views: 72,381
Posted By Mick O'Malley
Exclamation Strange Days.

Back in March, I had just given the A352 the once over for its MOT when, on the 25th, came the announcement of the six month moratorium. As quarantining (I loath the Yankspeak 'L' word) had begun...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 11th August 2020, 06:42
Replies: 17
Views: 860
Posted By Mick O'Malley
Thumbs up Castle Combe Autumn Classic

According to their website (https://castlecombecircuit.co.uk/race-days/autumn-classic-racing-festival), this great event will be going ahead. Let's hope so :).

Regards, Mick
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th August 2020, 06:58
Replies: 354
Views: 72,381
Posted By Mick O'Malley
Cool Wow! A motoring event...

Yesterday's sortie in the A352 was to the Classics Day at The Cotswold Wildlife Park at Burford. If memory serves, this is the first motoring event I've attended this year. I've been attending this...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 5th August 2020, 08:10
Replies: 17
Views: 860
Posted By Mick O'Malley
From the 50s/60s Specials Group on FB: As...

From the 50s/60s Specials Group on FB:

As agreed with Cotswold Wildlife Park team 12.00noon 4th August.
1 Drivers of Classic cars get in free no need for membership cars but just need to identify...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 1st August 2020, 06:40
Replies: 160
Views: 22,622
Posted By Mick O'Malley
Bit of a non-sequitur, but this took me back to...

Bit of a non-sequitur, but this took me back to the day in the 50s when my mother and I were exploring the first self-service Woolworth in London. Goods that you could pick up and examine without...
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