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Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 4th October 2021, 21:44
Replies: 27
Views: 1,169
Posted By Dpaz
I second that!

I second that!
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 26th August 2021, 21:33
Replies: 27
Views: 1,169
Posted By Dpaz
IIRC The FWA Coventry Climax fire pump was 1100cc...

IIRC The FWA Coventry Climax fire pump was 1100cc The FWB was 1500cc. I had both as working fire pumps, the FWA was a hand start and the B was electric. They were beautiful engines but very expensive...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 9th August 2021, 19:47
Replies: 127
Views: 31,780
Posted By Dpaz
I don't suppose it needed IVA? Totally utterly...

I don't suppose it needed IVA? Totally utterly brilliant! I wish I could think of something that rad let alone build it. With all the wires I bet the compass took some compensating!
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 7th August 2021, 21:59
Replies: 27
Views: 1,169
Posted By Dpaz
I like the 'B' in my Marlin roadster. it seems to...

I like the 'B' in my Marlin roadster. it seems to me to typify the car, a pre-war Alfa. Also, I do tend to cruise rather than blat about, unless there is a twisty hill! My new project is a Rickman...
Forum: General Build Chat 7th August 2021, 21:40
Replies: 22
Views: 1,034
Posted By Dpaz
Now Escort based kit cars, eg Rickman Rangers are...

Now Escort based kit cars, eg Rickman Rangers are being bought to be stripped for escort bits. Is this what recycling is about? At a recent Landrover meet the lack of 'youngsters' was very...
Forum: General Build Chat 15th May 2021, 21:02
Replies: 2
Views: 858
Posted By Dpaz
A mate who had a Scimitar reconned that certain...

A mate who had a Scimitar reconned that certain people in the club wanted to break up the less pristine cars to push the prices up. Even really nice ones aren't that pricey.
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 7th April 2021, 21:27
Replies: 16
Views: 1,552
Posted By Dpaz
Very nice.

Very nice.
Forum: General Build Chat 7th April 2021, 21:24
Replies: 21
Views: 2,871
Posted By Dpaz
I seem to recall a while ago that the new owner...

I seem to recall a while ago that the new owner of Lotus was going to get stroppy with Seven forgeries. It does seem a bit of a cheat to copy someone else's design rather than design your own. Says...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 29th March 2021, 21:24
Replies: 95
Views: 18,334
Posted By Dpaz
Respect!

Respect!
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 23rd February 2021, 21:13
Replies: 521
Views: 109,806
Posted By Dpaz
Me too, I was tempted but too many toys to play...

Me too, I was tempted but too many toys to play with already.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 22nd February 2021, 19:16
Replies: 521
Views: 109,806
Posted By Dpaz
Did you get the Sherpa?

Did you get the Sherpa?
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 22nd February 2021, 17:27
Replies: 521
Views: 109,806
Posted By Dpaz
NG not sold. Odd, maybe the NG club know why.

NG not sold. Odd, maybe the NG club know why.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 20th February 2021, 12:52
Replies: 521
Views: 109,806
Posted By Dpaz
MY last nights reply has disappeared, These were...

MY last nights reply has disappeared, These were an evocation of the Aston Martin Ulster IIRC. The front suspension looks like Marina. A single carb and exhaust, Marina. Wheels 13" Marina, so...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 19th February 2021, 20:33
Replies: 521
Views: 109,806
Posted By Dpaz
Go for it Mick, you know you want to. Dpaz

Go for it Mick, you know you want to. Dpaz
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 15th February 2021, 20:58
Replies: 521
Views: 109,806
Posted By Dpaz
Maybe the price is being 'helped' by a friend. A...

Maybe the price is being 'helped' by a friend. A marlin Roadster recently went to 2K+ very quickly then stuck and closed at that. Suspicious, no? Shame about the Q plate. Maybe the handbrake is...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 8th February 2021, 21:38
Replies: 521
Views: 109,806
Posted By Dpaz
Mr Towed, It could be worse, you don't like the...

Mr Towed, It could be worse, you don't like the wrap, etc. But what if it was affordable and SOLD?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 3rd February 2021, 21:02
Replies: 396
Views: 91,436
Posted By Dpaz
Lovely car, underappreciated but gaining...

Lovely car, underappreciated but gaining followers at last.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 3rd February 2021, 20:58
Replies: 521
Views: 109,806
Posted By Dpaz
It is fun making your own soft furnishings, I...

It is fun making your own soft furnishings, I made the tonneau cover for my Roadster. It works, don't look too pretty but keeps the water out. Did you manage to stitch both sides together...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 3rd February 2021, 20:47
Replies: 17
Views: 2,265
Posted By Dpaz
If you are in the Marlin Owners club. Ask Danny...

If you are in the Marlin Owners club. Ask Danny Nelson on the forum. He sells Marlins so should know.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 23rd January 2021, 12:43
Replies: 521
Views: 109,806
Posted By Dpaz
Must agree about the starter switch and on the...

Must agree about the starter switch and on the passenger's side. Not a lot of the tacho visible either. I love the handbrake all in all a nice car.
There has been a rough engineless Monaco on ebay...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 18th January 2021, 21:11
Replies: 521
Views: 109,806
Posted By Dpaz
And I thought we had weird cars! I'm going to...

And I thought we had weird cars! I'm going to have nightmares.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 18th January 2021, 16:38
Replies: 521
Views: 109,806
Posted By Dpaz
To me, it looks bigger than a Monaco, or are the...

To me, it looks bigger than a Monaco, or are the people small? I remember in the mists of time a magazine article where the creator of the Monaco said that he had based it on '50s specials. Maybe...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 9th January 2021, 12:43
Replies: 2
Views: 630
Posted By Dpaz
Will they fit a Spitfire chassis?

Will they fit a Spitfire chassis?
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 26th December 2020, 12:27
Replies: 243
Views: 36,910
Posted By Dpaz
Great stuff. Lovely car the Midget, we had a Mk2...

Great stuff. Lovely car the Midget, we had a Mk2 Sprite in the '70s my wife would get 3 children and a large Golden retriever in it when I was working weekends. They were broken-hearted when I...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 11th December 2020, 21:15
Replies: 83
Views: 6,644
Posted By Dpaz
Apparently, if you replace the tie bar bushes...

Apparently, if you replace the tie bar bushes with rose joints and remove the torsion bar coil-overs can be fitted on the front. They look nice too! BTW I am told by a reliable source that old...
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