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Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 27th November 2021, 22:25
Replies: 15
Views: 284
Posted By Mister Towed
Not sure, but my guess would be that they'll ask...

Not sure, but my guess would be that they'll ask for a holding deposit if you agree to purchase via email and then disappear with your money.

The 'buy it now' prices are just too low to be...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 26th November 2021, 08:24
Replies: 5
Views: 176
Posted By Mister Towed
What a character! Just brilliant.

What a character! Just brilliant.
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 22nd November 2021, 22:49
Replies: 15
Views: 284
Posted By Mister Towed
That's what happens every time - here one...

That's what happens every time - here one minute, gone the next, then they'll all reappear in about two weeks for a day or two, a bit like Mayflies.
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 22nd November 2021, 07:23
Replies: 15
Views: 284
Posted By Mister Towed
Here we go - ...

Here we go -

https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/motor-1108/m.html?item=133939862298&hash=item1f2f701b1a%3Ag%3AvoUAAOSwRlBhmBlh&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2562
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 22nd November 2021, 07:20
Replies: 15
Views: 284
Posted By Mister Towed
It's getting more common - there's a seller who...

It's getting more common - there's a seller who seems to have an unlimited supply of low-mileage rare classics at bargain prices, like immaculate Mk1 Lotus Cortinas for 4567 and fully restored Lotus...
Forum: General chatter 7th November 2021, 13:05
Replies: 20
Views: 652
Posted By Mister Towed
Do you think the sequel should be called 'Boris...

Do you think the sequel should be called 'Boris through the looking glass'?
Forum: General chatter 7th November 2021, 12:00
Replies: 20
Views: 652
Posted By Mister Towed
Quite out of character for me, but I'm with Greta...

Quite out of character for me, but I'm with Greta Thunberg on this one...

https://youtu.be/HHvyWACMnnU
Forum: General chatter 7th November 2021, 09:26
Replies: 20
Views: 652
Posted By Mister Towed
I wouldn't worry too much about having to...

I wouldn't worry too much about having to retrofit computer control systems to existing classic cars or even recently bought production cars.

The way I interpret that bit is that vehicle...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 6th November 2021, 08:27
Replies: 257
Views: 41,704
Posted By Mister Towed
Showing my age...

Whilst idly surfing through chrome fuel filler caps on ebay, I came across this image, and I saw something completely different to my son (20) and my wife (a fair bit younger than me) -
...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 5th November 2021, 16:58
Replies: 257
Views: 41,704
Posted By Mister Towed
Having spent a week doing other things, I have...

Having spent a week doing other things, I have picked up the baton and restarted work on my Speedster doors.

I just had a couple of hours spare today, so decided to trim the oval hole in the...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 3rd November 2021, 11:37
Replies: 92
Views: 8,356
Posted By Mister Towed
I had one of these in my Spyder - ...

I had one of these in my Spyder -

https://www.t7design.co.uk/2-2kw-micro-heater-12v-879-cc4-d35.html

It never really put much heat out, I'm afraid, even taking into account that it was in a...
Forum: General chatter 3rd November 2021, 08:59
Replies: 20
Views: 652
Posted By Mister Towed
Interesting article. As the EU's experts...

Interesting article.

As the EU's experts suggest, this will be a major breakthrough in road safety and I'm all for it!

My main reason for that, of course is that I have no plans to buy a...
Forum: General chatter 2nd November 2021, 20:00
Replies: 20
Views: 652
Posted By Mister Towed
Compulsory speed regulators on new vehicles? ...

Compulsory speed regulators on new vehicles?

Old cars rule!
Forum: General chatter 2nd November 2021, 10:29
Replies: 20
Views: 652
Posted By Mister Towed
To me it looks like this new legislation is...

To me it looks like this new legislation is intended to prevent the bypassing or overriding of emissions and 'safety' systems like catalytic converters, diesel DPF's, economy software in the ecu and...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 27th October 2021, 07:27
Replies: 186
Views: 71,473
Posted By Mister Towed
No, there's nothing showing at all, but I can see...

No, there's nothing showing at all, but I can see the link now I have clicked the 'reply' button.
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 27th October 2021, 07:23
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By Mister Towed
Rust? On an Italian car? Surely, that's just...

Rust? On an Italian car? Surely, that's just patina.

There's an article in this month's Octane Magazine about a barn-find Dino restoration, which cost the owner 80k on top of the 140k...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 27th October 2021, 06:54
Replies: 257
Views: 41,704
Posted By Mister Towed
Thanks for the supportive words guys, they're...

Thanks for the supportive words guys, they're much appreciated :)

Not much progress this week, I'm afraid, due to family commitments.

I did manage to make the seal 'lip' for each door,...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 26th October 2021, 07:50
Replies: 186
Views: 71,473
Posted By Mister Towed
Nice to hear that you're still using your...

Nice to hear that you're still using your Blackbird.

It might just be me, but I can't see any pictures attached, which is a shame.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 24th October 2021, 20:33
Replies: 503
Views: 105,541
Posted By Mister Towed
Nice to see your car peeping out from under its...

Nice to see your car peeping out from under its covers again and some lovely 'other news' pics too :)

Electric chainsaw, eh? What will they think of next?

Mind you, I suppose that will make...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 22nd October 2021, 19:33
Replies: 257
Views: 41,704
Posted By Mister Towed
There, that's much better - ...

There, that's much better -

https://i.ibb.co/CnyFBnk/IMG-20211022-153226466.jpg

The image possibly still makes it look a bit wonky, which it isn't, and I'm confident it will look right once...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 21st October 2021, 20:09
Replies: 257
Views: 41,704
Posted By Mister Towed
Okay, just taken a look in the garage and the...

Okay, just taken a look in the garage and the fibreglass has now fully set.

It doesn't look like much, but I'm a lot happier with the result this time -
...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 21st October 2021, 19:42
Replies: 257
Views: 41,704
Posted By Mister Towed
After popping my door panel off the alloy former...

After popping my door panel off the alloy former and tidying it up a bit I'm not happy with the result. It looks 'okay' but my efforts to create a chamfered edge using hose and plasticine resulted...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 20th October 2021, 19:00
Replies: 257
Views: 41,704
Posted By Mister Towed
Thanks Peterux, my mantra with parts like door...

Thanks Peterux, my mantra with parts like door latches is to keep it simple and stick with what I know.

When I restored our Midget I was impressed with the simplicity and effectiveness of the...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 20th October 2021, 08:58
Replies: 204
Views: 64,254
Posted By Mister Towed
I fully understand the space issue - I am lucky...

I fully understand the space issue - I am lucky enough to have a decent sized double garage to work in and I concede it would be much more difficult if I didn't have that.

I'd still recommend...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 20th October 2021, 07:36
Replies: 257
Views: 41,704
Posted By Mister Towed
Thanks Deni. The look I'm going for is inspired...

Thanks Deni. The look I'm going for is inspired by the 550 Spyder -

https://i.ibb.co/dDDGz0Z/579127ff59d84d3d8433cbf5e3f3f7fb.jpg

https://i.ibb.co/1s50Znw/IMG-20211019-134302409.jpg
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