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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th January 2022, 08:05
Replies: 30
Views: 601
Posted By Mister Towed
Okay, I'm liking your thinking on the Maserati as...

Okay, I'm liking your thinking on the Maserati as I'm quote prone to buying things just because I want to myself.

I also hadn't realised that Overfinch seem to have gone from a high performance...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 11th January 2022, 20:36
Replies: 30
Views: 601
Posted By Mister Towed
Okay, if taste is no barrier, how about one of...

Okay, if taste is no barrier, how about one of these -

https://www.overfinch.com/models/range-rover-evoque-modified-by-overfinch/
Forum: General chatter 9th January 2022, 18:54
Replies: 30
Views: 1,033
Posted By Mister Towed
I love those little three-wheelers, they're great...

I love those little three-wheelers, they're great for getting stuff delivered down the narrow back streets in Italian towns and cities and they'd definitely work for short hop deliveries in our towns...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th January 2022, 10:55
Replies: 30
Views: 601
Posted By Mister Towed
Ha ha, you can actually get four people sitting...

Ha ha, you can actually get four people sitting comfortably on a Sidewinder as it's three metres long. It helps in the comfort stakes if you wear padded cycling shorts.

You just have to hang on...
Forum: General chatter 9th January 2022, 10:51
Replies: 30
Views: 1,033
Posted By Mister Towed
Yep, so an 80 mile range is completely...

Yep, so an 80 mile range is completely indadequate for 99% of delivery drivers.

The issues with commercial vehicles and EV power really are weight and space. In order to put enough batteries in...
Forum: General chatter 8th January 2022, 14:46
Replies: 30
Views: 1,033
Posted By Mister Towed
Scroll forward to 52mins 30secs for a Shelby...

Scroll forward to 52mins 30secs for a Shelby Mustang vs G-Wiz drag race...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=neUi37CLIFI
Forum: General chatter 8th January 2022, 14:18
Replies: 30
Views: 1,033
Posted By Mister Towed
It's a dedicated EV series of 5th Gear called 5th...

It's a dedicated EV series of 5th Gear called 5th Gear Recharged. It's on Quest (Freeview ch.12) at 6pm this evening (Saturday) if you wanted to watch one.

According to the experts at VW and...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 8th January 2022, 10:43
Replies: 30
Views: 601
Posted By Mister Towed
Here you go: no roof, way more than 500hp and a...

Here you go: no roof, way more than 500hp and a lot faster than the Bentley -

https://i.ibb.co/KjvrrGz/Screenshot-2022-01-08-10-39-32.png
Forum: General chatter 8th January 2022, 10:27
Replies: 30
Views: 1,033
Posted By Mister Towed
Ha ha, I do speak a bit of French myself - know...

Ha ha, I do speak a bit of French myself - know thine enemy is my mantra - and it came in quite handy for a bit of entente cordiale when I found myself working alongside a Squadron of Mirages in the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 7th January 2022, 08:58
Replies: 30
Views: 601
Posted By Mister Towed
Aha! I knew social media would be useful for...

Aha! I knew social media would be useful for something :)
Forum: General chatter 7th January 2022, 08:54
Replies: 30
Views: 1,033
Posted By Mister Towed
What a good idea, wish I'd thought of it! ...

What a good idea, wish I'd thought of it!

The low power output of a lamp-post charger won't be an issue for most people who can leave their car to charge overnight.

The power supply...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th January 2022, 19:42
Replies: 30
Views: 601
Posted By Mister Towed
You can put things on ebay with both auction bids...

You can put things on ebay with both auction bids and a buy it now price.

Set the reserve at the minimum you'll take for them and the buy it now option will remain active until the reserve is met,...
Forum: General chatter 6th January 2022, 19:35
Replies: 30
Views: 1,033
Posted By Mister Towed
At the dawn of motoring, in addition to electric,...

At the dawn of motoring, in addition to electric, steam and gasoline autocarriages, gas powered machines were also quite popular.

In cities and larger towns, unscrupulous Terry Thomas type...
Forum: General chatter 6th January 2022, 13:24
Replies: 30
Views: 1,033
Posted By Mister Towed
Ahh, yes, depreciation. That's traditionally the...

Ahh, yes, depreciation. That's traditionally the biggest expense in motoring.

I did leave that out due to my preferred way of keeping it to a minimum for our daily drivers, which is to buy the...
Forum: General chatter 6th January 2022, 09:26
Replies: 30
Views: 1,033
Posted By Mister Towed
Morning JG, I should probably come clean and...

Morning JG, I should probably come clean and admit that I really like the idea of running an EV and something like a Renault Zoe would definitely work for both my wife and I if the charging...
Forum: General chatter 5th January 2022, 20:46
Replies: 30
Views: 1,033
Posted By Mister Towed
Coincidentally I've had two relevant 'incidents'...

Coincidentally I've had two relevant 'incidents' today:

My car broke down. Well, more precisely, it wouldn't start. I'd driven it to a place about half a mile from home to pick up some stuff...
Forum: General chatter 5th January 2022, 09:32
Replies: 30
Views: 1,033
Posted By Mister Towed
There's another issue with running an EV for many...

There's another issue with running an EV for many people which was created by Tony Blair's Government in the early 2000's, and that is the restriction on parking spaces for new build homes.

In...
Forum: General chatter 2nd January 2022, 19:35
Replies: 30
Views: 1,033
Posted By Mister Towed
Lengthy queues and charger rage were my thinking...

Lengthy queues and charger rage were my thinking too, which is why I suggested that a 60 mile round trip will be about the limit for the Honda e. During the video there are a couple of occasions...
Forum: General chatter 2nd January 2022, 13:02
Replies: 30
Views: 1,033
Posted By Mister Towed
Fascinating video which really shows that EV...

Fascinating video which really shows that EV battery range and both charger availability and reliability will need to improve massively before you can realistically undertake a lengthy road trip in a...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 24th December 2021, 13:01
Replies: 546
Views: 243,703
Posted By Mister Towed
Nice work on the centre console, trimming takes a...

Nice work on the centre console, trimming takes a lot of skill to get it right.

Sadly that's a skill I have yet to acquire - back in '89 I tried to fit a headlining and ended up with my head...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 19th December 2021, 20:44
Replies: 262
Views: 45,052
Posted By Mister Towed
Thanks for your positive comments, guys, it's...

Thanks for your positive comments, guys, it's nice to know you're interested in what I'm doing :)

It's all coming together slowly but surely, and I should have another update shortly after...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 17th December 2021, 18:30
Replies: 29
Views: 1,877
Posted By Mister Towed
You can see that the illumination isn't as bright...

You can see that the illumination isn't as bright in the olio gauge, which is a shame.

Having said that, I've had Fiats and Alfas in the past and they all did that. But that's Italian electrics...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 17th December 2021, 08:09
Replies: 262
Views: 45,052
Posted By Mister Towed
Progress has been a little slow lately due to...

Progress has been a little slow lately due to family commitments and the like. I have been able to get on with the driver's side door seal 'lip' over the last week or so, though.

I've now set...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 11th December 2021, 09:03
Replies: 62
Views: 20,201
Posted By Mister Towed
Welcome back, Carib - it's only been six years! ...

Welcome back, Carib - it's only been six years!

The longer chassis is a good move, it will really improve the proportions of the finished car. Can't wait to see some more progress :)
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 10th December 2021, 08:37
Replies: 229
Views: 70,169
Posted By Mister Towed
Glad I made you laugh, Deni. I'm getting...

Glad I made you laugh, Deni.

I'm getting close to finalising my door apertures at the moment so I should have an update soon :)

Keep up the good work!
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