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Forum: General chatter 12th July 2021, 08:54
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Posted By Mister Towed
Oh dear, three hours just to end up parked back...

Oh dear, three hours just to end up parked back at home with no more range than you started with when all you wanted to do was 'fill up' ready for a long drive?

Impressive though the Taycan...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 11th July 2021, 17:06
Replies: 187
Views: 56,604
Posted By Mister Towed
Sorry, Slarti, can't help with the electronic...

Sorry, Slarti, can't help with the electronic speedo, I'm afraid it's a bit high-tech for me.

Nice to see some progress though :)
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 11th July 2021, 17:03
Replies: 122
Views: 29,114
Posted By Mister Towed
Pembleton is just bonkers so I love it, and the D...

Pembleton is just bonkers so I love it, and the D Type is a credit to you, well done on both :)
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 11th July 2021, 16:56
Replies: 232
Views: 34,125
Posted By Mister Towed
No more progress on the Speedster to report, I'm...

No more progress on the Speedster to report, I'm afraid as other hobbies/projects/work/ family stuff have all taken precedence these last few months.

Some good news is that Iris, our MG Midget,...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 20th June 2021, 07:11
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By Mister Towed
Always liked the AC ACE. Looks great in AC's...

Always liked the AC ACE. Looks great in AC's classic invalid carriage blue, too.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 8th June 2021, 06:10
Replies: 500
Views: 97,663
Posted By Mister Towed
Nice work refurbishing the weights, I have a set...

Nice work refurbishing the weights, I have a set myself which I find most useful for solving all sorts of car building issues. I suppose I ought to try lifting them some day...

Nice to see you...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 23rd May 2021, 18:15
Replies: 86
Views: 5,459
Posted By Mister Towed
I really like those wires in gold paint. What's...

I really like those wires in gold paint. What's the main colour going to be?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th April 2021, 06:21
Replies: 39
Views: 4,895
Posted By Mister Towed
I love the period speaker grille and the dummy...

I love the period speaker grille and the dummy Motorola wireless. The whole effect looks really convincingly 1960's, which is quite an achievement on a Z3 interior.
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 3rd April 2021, 06:54
Replies: 135
Views: 13,160
Posted By Mister Towed
Good work! The body moulding looks really top...

Good work! The body moulding looks really top quality so shouldn't take too much prep for paint.

I mounted the seat belts centrally in my Spyder as they wouldn't have been high enough at the...
Forum: Bodywork 29th March 2021, 17:48
Replies: 10
Views: 927
Posted By Mister Towed
Sounds good, silver and metallic grey are two of...

Sounds good, silver and metallic grey are two of my favourite car colours.

Sorry to hear about your Grandfather, it's always sad when a family elder passes.
Forum: Bodywork 26th March 2021, 20:24
Replies: 10
Views: 927
Posted By Mister Towed
Sorry, I haven't tried clear coat over cellulose....

Sorry, I haven't tried clear coat over cellulose. I use wet and dry, 800 to smooth out any runs or drips, then all the way from 1000 to 2500 grit. Farecla G3 cutting compound takes out any swirls,...
Forum: Bodywork 24th March 2021, 15:44
Replies: 10
Views: 927
Posted By Mister Towed
Paint all the way for me, every gel coat finish...

Paint all the way for me, every gel coat finish I've seen had a sort of matt sheen to it even when polished.

Prep is key on fibreglass though (no pun intended). Once the surface is fully...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 12th March 2021, 21:37
Replies: 371
Views: 85,229
Posted By Mister Towed
NTDWM -...

NTDWM - https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/FIORANO-TYPE-48-CORSA-SPYDER-FERRARI-REPLICA-1972/274714903492?hash=item3ff648c3c4:g:9zgAAOSwiA5fmqhm
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 11th March 2021, 14:35
Replies: 44
Views: 4,790
Posted By Mister Towed
Very nice and well done! Tonneau cover...

Very nice and well done!

Tonneau cover looks very well made and the tan colour goes perfectly with the red paint.

Is the bug going Speedster?
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 28th February 2021, 16:35
Replies: 232
Views: 34,125
Posted By Mister Towed
Having used cardboard to make a plug to take a...

Having used cardboard to make a plug to take a mould from for my driver's side floor and found it a little too flexible, I've been making something similar for the passenger side in aluminium.
...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 28th February 2021, 06:30
Replies: 44
Views: 4,790
Posted By Mister Towed
Can't find any info on line, all the 'net chat is...

Can't find any info on line, all the 'net chat is about repairing mountain bike tyres.

Tyre sealant is only supposed to be a 'get you home fix' or to the nearest tyre shop to buy a new one. ...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 27th February 2021, 10:13
Replies: 232
Views: 34,125
Posted By Mister Towed
Ha ha, I seem to remember someone posting...

Ha ha, I seem to remember someone posting something about a kitchen being full of useful tools that don't know they're tools and that the flow of tools from kitchen to garage was inevitable and...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 22nd February 2021, 12:30
Replies: 86
Views: 5,459
Posted By Mister Towed
There are likely to be issues with fouling and/or...

There are likely to be issues with fouling and/or usability if you go to big or too wide, while there's a period/visual fit issue with anything very low profile.

On a small-chassis Triumph based...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 20th February 2021, 17:58
Replies: 86
Views: 5,459
Posted By Mister Towed
Love those Carlos Fandango wheels! There's...

Love those Carlos Fandango wheels!

There's a young lad lives round the corner from me with the same wheels on his Honda Civic.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 20th February 2021, 17:45
Replies: 533
Views: 224,383
Posted By Mister Towed
Looking forward to seeing your seat belt...

Looking forward to seeing your seat belt solution, always seeking to snaffle good ideas :)
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 19th February 2021, 19:06
Replies: 86
Views: 5,459
Posted By Mister Towed
Either way I'd keep them the same size front and...

Either way I'd keep them the same size front and rear to avoid the Wacky Races look.
Forum: General Build Chat 19th February 2021, 11:39
Replies: 21
Views: 2,524
Posted By Mister Towed
Just a thought, but JLR won the case that the...

Just a thought, but JLR won the case that the vehicle infringed their copyright to the external shape of the C Type.

That suggests to me that the destruction order should only apply to the outer...
Forum: General Build Chat 18th February 2021, 16:01
Replies: 21
Views: 2,524
Posted By Mister Towed
This case is covered in a two-page article in...

This case is covered in a two-page article in Octane magazine this month. It's interesting reading so I suggest you go buy a copy or subscribe (there, hopefully Octane won't pursue me for breach of...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 17th February 2021, 10:32
Replies: 232
Views: 34,125
Posted By Mister Towed
That's a fine idea but I have a feeling that...

That's a fine idea but I have a feeling that would be quite hazardous to my health.

Not from the fumes, but because my wife would kill me :peep:
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 17th February 2021, 09:21
Replies: 232
Views: 34,125
Posted By Mister Towed
Thanks guys - yes I do use a ridged metal roller,...

Thanks guys - yes I do use a ridged metal roller, but even the pros get voids sometimes. My cardboard plug probably didn't help matters there, either :(

The temperature thing is a bit of a...
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