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Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 9th July 2022, 01:25
Replies: 68
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Posted By Carib Classics
Lot to show

Really enjoying this stage. Engine is in good condition generally, no smoke when tested prior to its removal.
General overhaul; New Cam belt, Water pump, Cam front seals, rust area cleaned sealed...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 9th July 2022, 01:12
Replies: 68
Views: 21,375
Posted By Carib Classics
The Pictures Continued

My colours of Choice starts to GLOW
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 9th July 2022, 00:26
Replies: 68
Views: 21,375
Posted By Carib Classics
Where is the year going. Didn't seem that long...

Where is the year going. Didn't seem that long that I re started my build but its been 3 very quick moths.
So an update:
New thoughts on the engine and have obtained a MX5 Donor. Yes change in...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 26th February 2022, 21:48
Replies: 68
Views: 21,375
Posted By Carib Classics
Getting It Built

Easter is soon and other cars will demand time so big push next few weeks
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 26th February 2022, 21:32
Replies: 68
Views: 21,375
Posted By Carib Classics
Been trying to keep the build moving while I have...

Been trying to keep the build moving while I have some time. Its nearly Easter and the covers need to come off my other motor for the MOTs. So some more pics
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 26th February 2022, 21:20
Replies: 68
Views: 21,375
Posted By Carib Classics
So what do I have? Here goes, pics as I have...

So what do I have? Here goes, pics as I have them. Will try and put them in some sort of order
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 10th December 2021, 22:29
Replies: 68
Views: 21,375
Posted By Carib Classics
So after a long absence, when other projects were...

So after a long absence, when other projects were completed, my tools being stolen again, then there was Covid 19 lock down, I am back with my build.
This time I have replaced my Spitfire Chassis...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 23rd July 2015, 23:15
Replies: 349
Views: 136,328
Posted By Carib Classics
Miglia Kits and Mike Still Available

Yes they are available I just took delivery of my subframe last week. Although Mike is doing other things he is available and can be caught during the day. Happy days for me, its on with my next...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 29th June 2015, 09:15
Replies: 45
Views: 27,371
Posted By Carib Classics
I will try and find what the Law says. Can you...

I will try and find what the Law says. Can you point me in the right direction. I just need to be sure. Thanks.
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 29th June 2015, 08:24
Replies: 45
Views: 27,371
Posted By Carib Classics
Never Pass the IVA?

As all these cars are specials, and as Kit Cars go, they have always has strange thing done to them in order to achieve the final product. Whether its with the body or the chassis.
With the subframe...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 29th June 2015, 08:18
Replies: 45
Views: 27,371
Posted By Carib Classics
Extending with strength

Your comment has given me reason to give the project more thought.
I have found a matching section of steel, we intend to plate the appropriate joints, and the guys at the garage think its doable?...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 29th June 2015, 08:13
Replies: 45
Views: 27,371
Posted By Carib Classics
Cutting Spitfire Chassis

Thanks for the info. Can you expand on the problems you encountered?
The guys at the garage where we play with our classics think its doable.
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 28th June 2015, 03:20
Replies: 45
Views: 27,371
Posted By Carib Classics
Wheel arches issues

Hey guys, I'm really pleased this car came up for sale and generated this thread.
I'm about to cut and extend my spitfire chassis, just awaiting my subframe delivery next week? ( mike promise )...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 28th June 2015, 02:48
Replies: 14
Views: 9,469
Posted By Carib Classics
spitfire Build

Hey 51, are you building a spitfire wheel base Miglia.
I'm in Worcester, not far from you. Lets meet.
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 24th May 2015, 10:27
Replies: 68
Views: 21,375
Posted By Carib Classics
waiting for Mike 2

Exhaust need to be cut and adjusted, and engine mounts roughed up ready for installation.
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Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 24th May 2015, 10:16
Replies: 68
Views: 21,375
Posted By Carib Classics
Waiting for Mike

Bank holiday and no subframe yet from Mike, so to keep things on the move its time to put the engine and gearbox together and fire up this baby.

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Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 17th May 2015, 19:52
Replies: 68
Views: 21,375
Posted By Carib Classics
clean chassis

Yes Towed, I'm really pleased with the final look of the rolling chassis. Only wish I had given the extension more thought previously. All is not lost, I will set up my engine and gearbox ready this...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 17th May 2015, 18:27
Replies: 68
Views: 21,375
Posted By Carib Classics
the build continues

With the chassis on hold till I get my subframe, its time to look at the electrics and wiring of the engine.
Ok I have this race prepared Redtop engine with a BMW E36 five speed box.
I need to get...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 17th May 2015, 16:16
Replies: 68
Views: 21,375
Posted By Carib Classics
Humpty Dumpty with Wires

Got a great deal on the Hubs and spinners but have found them to be the short type.
The add did not say for 13" wheels only. I have 15" which need the longer hubs. Not to worry that all part of...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 17th May 2015, 16:05
Replies: 68
Views: 21,375
Posted By Carib Classics
More Humpty Dumpty Time 3

Getting bored waiting on Mike and subframe but thats just me being impatient. its only been a few weeks since the kit was ordered, but in my mind I want to have the body on and in place before winter...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 17th May 2015, 15:54
Replies: 68
Views: 21,375
Posted By Carib Classics
More Humpty Dumpty Time 2

The build continues
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Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 17th May 2015, 15:44
Replies: 68
Views: 21,375
Posted By Carib Classics
More Humpty Dumpty Time

Thought I would bring my build pics up to date as I await my subframe from Mike.
I am eager to cut and extend my spitfire chassis but the guys at the garage are stopping me until Mike sends the...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 7th May 2015, 16:04
Replies: 68
Views: 21,375
Posted By Carib Classics
Humpty Dumpty Time

So the chassis build started at the rear end and worked my way forward. A couple of hick ups as the pics will show. Spot the back to front stuff all you keen builders.
Its all been changed now.
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Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 7th May 2015, 15:54
Replies: 68
Views: 21,375
Posted By Carib Classics
Humpty Dumpty Time

I've ordered my kit based on the Herald sizes. Mike is going to supply a standard Herald subframe which I will use to extend and build the required out riggers to the chassis.
Again I'm very lucky...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 7th May 2015, 15:49
Replies: 68
Views: 21,375
Posted By Carib Classics
Humpty Dumpty Time

WOW!!!!!
Guys, just when I thought it was to be plain sailing, I have a lot to consider.
Dave, Marc and Tim, a bundle of positives. I do have access to folding machine at the garage owned by BIG...
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