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Search: Posts Made By: Welshkiwi
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 15th April 2022, 05:22
Replies: 419
Views: 137,466
Posted By Welshkiwi
Thanks Mick appreciated. Its has been a long drag...

Thanks Mick appreciated. Its has been a long drag and most of it my fault! But the energy you get putting it on the road is immense and certainly helping me attack the next Stage.


Thanks Kon,...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 14th April 2022, 05:27
Replies: 419
Views: 137,466
Posted By Welshkiwi
The first trip out

Hey guys,

Here's my 1st photo captures, you can see the body needs a bit of work, but after only trip I have had "That must be a Porsche 9 something?" or "What year is that car".....So it must be...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 14th April 2022, 05:22
Replies: 419
Views: 137,466
Posted By Welshkiwi
Cheers Big Cheese! Appreciated.

Cheers Big Cheese! Appreciated.
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 12th April 2022, 21:59
Replies: 419
Views: 137,466
Posted By Welshkiwi
Thanks Kidge, I got there.... just wanted to...

Thanks Kidge, I got there.... just wanted to thank you directly, for your help and support thus far and of course your dedication to get this acorn started at Tribute/Old No 7 originally. Without...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 12th April 2022, 08:22
Replies: 419
Views: 137,466
Posted By Welshkiwi
Large thanks to all for advice and Chris/Dan @ Old No7

Well guys, the title says it all, but I just want to take time to thank Chris and Dan for their inputs and modification/manufacture of the 275 kit way back sometime when we were all less grey!

I...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 9th April 2022, 22:16
Replies: 419
Views: 137,466
Posted By Welshkiwi
Final thoughts have changed.

I have changed a bit how the car will look in its final dress.

Will need a lot of work getting the bodywork how I want it to be, but going to head for a 1960 Lemans style racer with...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 9th April 2022, 22:12
Replies: 419
Views: 137,466
Posted By Welshkiwi
Thanks LLM, yeh the local certifier was happy and...

Thanks LLM, yeh the local certifier was happy and we had the discussions along to way during the build etc, but as you know once the finalised position needs to be agreed and with the central body...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 9th April 2022, 02:13
Replies: 419
Views: 137,466
Posted By Welshkiwi
Well guys I am sat here waiting with hope, maybe...

Well guys I am sat here waiting with hope, maybe the same that you have been that I would put an update on with pics from the last of the NZ sun!

My hope is due to the fact that Wellington LVV...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 20th February 2022, 02:12
Replies: 419
Views: 137,466
Posted By Welshkiwi
Small update, the car has been inspected by the...

Small update, the car has been inspected by the Low Volume Vehicle (LVV) certifier and has passed.
Just got to wait for processing of all those docs etc at Head Office at Wellington and I am clear...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 3rd February 2022, 01:29
Replies: 419
Views: 137,466
Posted By Welshkiwi
Thanks Kidge, I have a bit of catching up to do...

Thanks Kidge, I have a bit of catching up to do with all the forum and a bit of catching you guys up with my efforts....Will endeavour to do that over the next few weeks as you can imagine the car is...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 30th January 2022, 18:14
Replies: 419
Views: 137,466
Posted By Welshkiwi
So the latest in my saga, the car will be going...

So the latest in my saga, the car will be going for certification now on Feb 15th and hopefully a couple of days later back to me and NZ road legal...

As explained a few times the rules for LVV in...
Forum: General Build Chat 29th November 2021, 05:20
Replies: 26
Views: 4,153
Posted By Welshkiwi
Hi guys, apologies but I have been pretty non...

Hi guys, apologies but I have been pretty non existent and away from the forum. Will put an update on shortly on my thread, but I had a major issue of fuel leak the night before certification and...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 27th September 2020, 00:44
Replies: 419
Views: 137,466
Posted By Welshkiwi
Boot lock - Further

Hi all,

Further work on the boot-lid/lock.

Frame glassed in, boot tumbler connector rod adjusted for shape and fitted. Boot lock connector/harness is active so the light comes on as the boot...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 24th September 2020, 05:43
Replies: 419
Views: 137,466
Posted By Welshkiwi
Very long time between posts.....Boot lock worked out

Hi all,

I have been working away through Covid chaos and with some "new balance" i.e. a 3 1/2 day work week have managed to get a bit done on the car. Optimistic that Certification is weeks away...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 28th May 2020, 06:49
Replies: 419
Views: 137,466
Posted By Welshkiwi
Hi Mr T, the locking strip is in the seal so the...

Hi Mr T, the locking strip is in the seal so the screen is locked. It is just the decorative chrome/Ali trim that I haven’t fitted.

She’s in and solid! Cheers.
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 28th May 2020, 04:53
Replies: 419
Views: 137,466
Posted By Welshkiwi
Rear Window in

Hi guys,

finally the rear window is in. Took some professional hands (plus my scabby ones), one scoping attempt (i.e. thinks it will go in), one failed attempt (i.e. not a hope in hell getting...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 2nd May 2020, 04:19
Replies: 419
Views: 137,466
Posted By Welshkiwi
Early beer o clock - rear window woes

Well not exactly to plan today, finished the interior rear trimming to the point I can fit the rear glass.
Tried the old classic cord fit method and failed miserably....as the slope of the glass is...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 25th April 2020, 20:48
Replies: 419
Views: 137,466
Posted By Welshkiwi
Thanks Paul, it is what it is, 30 years in the...

Thanks Paul, it is what it is, 30 years in the industry has been fraught with times of crisis...just got to play with the cards dealt when they present. Positive spin, the car is getting the TLC that...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 24th April 2020, 19:25
Replies: 419
Views: 137,466
Posted By Welshkiwi
Thanks Dave, been a long time coming together,...

Thanks Dave, been a long time coming together, too long but things will get there. My industry (aviation) is as you probably know getting slashed and burned at the moment so things are not hot for me...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 24th April 2020, 19:17
Replies: 419
Views: 137,466
Posted By Welshkiwi
Roger that fella will do! Gonna flowcoat the...

Roger that fella will do! Gonna flowcoat the inner of both door skins once finalised and create a nice easy path for any water to escape hopefully.....
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 24th April 2020, 05:56
Replies: 43
Views: 5,886
Posted By Welshkiwi
Very cool Andy, got a very nice stance that will...

Very cool Andy, got a very nice stance that will work well with the shape.
Definitely a unique mash up of a few inspirations but you are putting it together well.....Awesome
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 24th April 2020, 03:57
Replies: 419
Views: 137,466
Posted By Welshkiwi
Door-skins and handles initial fit

Door skins and handles have been fitted for the time being,
just tek screws holding on at the moment as I want to work an angle with the cert guy as to what he is happy with for temp fixings for...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 23rd April 2020, 06:11
Replies: 419
Views: 137,466
Posted By Welshkiwi
Door handle Mechanism

Hi guys,

Firstly thanks to LLM - Been a legend throwing me good ideas to minimise my thinking brain and grey hairs getting more prevalent.....Cheers.

I have managed to fit both sides striker...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 22nd April 2020, 19:21
Replies: 419
Views: 137,466
Posted By Welshkiwi
Hi LLM, thanks for all the above info, very...

Hi LLM, thanks for all the above info, very helpful.
- rear lights good to know you bolstered the pods structure behind, I suspected that if I was a bit more aggressive I would run out of real...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 22nd April 2020, 05:57
Replies: 419
Views: 137,466
Posted By Welshkiwi
Quick update - Door Mechanism

Hey guys,

making progress, Rear face of car is primed majority now so looks quite smart. Started work on the door mechanisms for the locks, came up with a "push rod" lathed and made up of...
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