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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 25th September 2022, 19:17
Replies: 578
Views: 274,553
Posted By peterux
Just back from holiday so a small update....... ...

Just back from holiday so a small update.......

Before we went on holiday, I managed to finish the fitting of the soundproofing carpet underlay.
But, before laying the underlay on the driver's...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 13th September 2022, 08:48
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By peterux
Welcome back!

Hi Jason,
welcome back to the forum although things are a lot quieter here these days as there are fewer of us left. So sorry to hear about your condition and I hope you can still get out about in...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 2nd September 2022, 19:57
Replies: 578
Views: 274,553
Posted By peterux
Thanks Amir, I always try to do the best job I...

Thanks Amir, I always try to do the best job I can within my capabilities but I am just an enthusiastic amateur so I don't always get things right first time.
...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 18th August 2022, 20:11
Replies: 578
Views: 274,553
Posted By peterux
Time for an update?

Well, I guess it's time for an update.......

First up is a bit of corrective rework of something of a bit of a cock-up I made a while ago when I developed my brake system.:redface::icon_frown:
...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 4th August 2022, 10:21
Replies: 25
Views: 2,001
Posted By peterux
Thanks for the feedback Mike, very reassuring to...

Thanks for the feedback Mike, very reassuring to see these ones fit and work okay. I've also bought one that I'm currently fitting to my Sabre, but that's a story for another day .
Forum: General chatter 16th July 2022, 19:52
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By peterux
Gee whizz that is crazy money for a beach buggy ,...

Gee whizz that is crazy money for a beach buggy , a very nice one. As you say, this must be a record.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 11th July 2022, 21:08
Replies: 544
Views: 137,796
Posted By peterux
Paul, I think you car has shrink in the rain!...

Paul,
I think you car has shrink in the rain! :shock::shock::shock:
Forum: Seven Style builds 4th July 2022, 20:32
Replies: 34
Views: 2,979
Posted By peterux
Engine leveller

Hi Mick,
I highly recommend you put one of these on your birthday list.

(The load leveller, not the engine :icon_wink: )

https://live.staticflickr.com/851/43172882934_1564a1b102_z.jpg...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 29th June 2022, 19:46
Replies: 25
Views: 2,001
Posted By peterux
Sorry to slightly hijack this thread but it is...

Sorry to slightly hijack this thread but it is related......

With the surprise that the, once common, Ford Sierra Brake Master cylinders are now so difficult to find has got me wondering what...
Forum: Seven Style builds 27th June 2022, 09:52
Replies: 34
Views: 2,979
Posted By peterux
Hi Mick, Following your updates with interest....

Hi Mick,
Following your updates with interest. It is fascinating to see how flimsy these early kit cars were. I guess they were built for lightness and low cost. By comparison my Sabre has 4 inch...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 5th June 2022, 08:43
Replies: 25
Views: 2,001
Posted By peterux
Kit spares are still listing them.... ...

Kit spares are still listing them....
https://kitspares.co.uk/products/brake-master-cylinder
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 1st June 2022, 07:48
Replies: 25
Views: 2,001
Posted By peterux
Bigg Red are listing m/c repair kits but probably...

Bigg Red are listing m/c repair kits but probably best to check with them the correct part number for yours.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 25th May 2022, 10:19
Replies: 578
Views: 274,553
Posted By peterux
It is indeed!

It is indeed!
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 20th May 2022, 18:28
Replies: 578
Views: 274,553
Posted By peterux
:heh::heh::heh:

:heh::heh::heh:
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 19th May 2022, 18:30
Replies: 578
Views: 274,553
Posted By peterux
Here's a clue....

Here's a clue why there has been no updates lately..........:laugh::laugh::laugh:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52085168874_ea87fe8249_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2nmA761)My other project...
Forum: General chatter 10th May 2022, 22:14
Replies: 1
Views: 283
Posted By peterux
Ha ha..... Of course, the give away line is ...

Ha ha.....
Of course, the give away line is "avoid termination of your motoring license."

Your what??
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 19th April 2022, 19:21
Replies: 113
Views: 17,970
Posted By peterux
Yes, that does look nice and it has cleaned up...

Yes, that does look nice and it has cleaned up well.
Looks like that engine you bought was a really good find.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 5th April 2022, 16:22
Replies: 578
Views: 274,553
Posted By peterux
No I don't mind you asking. The collection of...

No I don't mind you asking. The collection of small parts (shown above) cost me 140 GB pounds plus VAT. The door parts were previously zinc plated but had rusted so it must have been poor. The bar...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 4th April 2022, 18:37
Replies: 578
Views: 274,553
Posted By peterux
Well, the gates are fitted but not a lot of...

Well, the gates are fitted but not a lot of progress on my Sabre but here are some bits and pieces I've done.

Going back to the door lock electronics, once you've connected all the wires up, there...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 13th March 2022, 07:36
Replies: 578
Views: 274,553
Posted By peterux
Great idea, I'll try one, thanks. EDIT: I've...

Great idea, I'll try one, thanks.
EDIT: I've tried one now and it works a treat.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 12th March 2022, 21:25
Replies: 578
Views: 274,553
Posted By peterux
Something different...

This week, I fancied tackling something a bit different so I thought I'd have a go at fixing the hub caps to my wheels.

I'm getting near to the point of getting a set of tyres for my wheels and...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 6th March 2022, 15:48
Replies: 10
Views: 956
Posted By peterux
The old stickers and distressed dashboard are...

The old stickers and distressed dashboard are very clever :-)
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 3rd March 2022, 19:40
Replies: 578
Views: 274,553
Posted By peterux
Cooling off again........

Further pondering on my radiator cap problem I reached the conclusion to eliminate this type of cap as they are not really designed for this application. The flat valveless caps were designed to be...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 1st March 2022, 11:17
Replies: 8
Views: 912
Posted By peterux
Okay, understood.

Okay, understood.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 28th February 2022, 16:42
Replies: 8
Views: 912
Posted By peterux
That looks like an idle control valve hose. ...

That looks like an idle control valve hose.

If you give me the last 7 digits of your VIN I'll look up the right part number.
PM it to me if you prefer not to publish here.
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