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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 18th April 2019, 07:20
Replies: 371
Views: 84,252
Posted By Paul L
Car Photographer – The new nose/grille...

Car Photographer – The new nose/grille arrangement looks great. :cool:
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 1st January 2019, 16:27
Replies: 371
Views: 84,252
Posted By Paul L
Car Photographer The good news is that either...

Car Photographer The good news is that either option will work. :cool:

Although I quite like the Cone 2 option, as it reminds me a little of this build that fitted a new tow eye in the old starter...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 9th July 2017, 08:53
Replies: 371
Views: 84,252
Posted By Paul L
Car Photographer – Sorry I can’t offer any...

Car Photographer – Sorry I can’t offer any technical advice regarding the arches or rear spring.

But the car definitely looks better “after”. :cool:

Old Jock – My best wishes to you and your...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 21st May 2017, 06:21
Replies: 371
Views: 84,252
Posted By Paul L
Your 'classic' dark red, really stands out in the...

Your 'classic' dark red, really stands out in the photos and especially when compared to the 'modern' reds either side of it.

I hope your car got a good reaction at the show.

Cheers, Paul. :)
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 18th December 2016, 06:37
Replies: 371
Views: 84,252
Posted By Paul L
CarPhotographer - Looks like I missed the post...

CarPhotographer - Looks like I missed the post about the mirror shield, but it looks great. :cool:

I also see you have blended the bottom of the passenger aero screen into the body shell, another...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 10th December 2016, 14:54
Replies: 371
Views: 84,252
Posted By Paul L
Good to see you are making progress with the rear...

Good to see you are making progress with the rear suspension.
( Unfortunately, I can offer no technical advice whatsoever. :rolleyes: )

I love the passenger aero screen mount. :cool:

Good...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 2nd October 2016, 06:50
Replies: 371
Views: 84,252
Posted By Paul L
I think the 2nd photo of the grille without the...

I think the 2nd photo of the grille without the surround looks better.

As this appears to be more in keeping with the old car photos seen in the posts made in July.

Mind you, your other two...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 28th September 2016, 05:53
Replies: 371
Views: 84,252
Posted By Paul L
Car Photographer - Belated congratulations on...

Car Photographer - Belated congratulations on getting your V5C changed. :cool:
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 26th July 2016, 07:32
Replies: 371
Views: 84,252
Posted By Paul L
Difficult choice, as both options give the car a...

Difficult choice, as both options give the car a good look. :cool:

I like Old Jock's suggestions of extra slats on the egg crate and doing the mesh in body colour, similar to this one.
...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 19th July 2016, 19:51
Replies: 371
Views: 84,252
Posted By Paul L
Great photos. :cool:

Great photos. :cool:
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 5th June 2016, 06:37
Replies: 371
Views: 84,252
Posted By Paul L
I know the light/camera settings makes a...

I know the light/camera settings makes a difference, but the car's colour looks great/period in this photo. :cool:

Enjoy, Paul. :)

https://c1.staticflickr.com/8/7707/27272642192_063e054f6e_z.jpg
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 17th May 2016, 05:56
Replies: 371
Views: 84,252
Posted By Paul L
Car Photographer - I hope you get the rear arch...

Car Photographer - I hope you get the rear arch mountings sorted.

And just remember the grille isn't "wonky", it is "hand crafted". :icon_wink:

Good luck, Paul. :)

PS
Old Jock - Please...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 7th May 2016, 19:23
Replies: 371
Views: 84,252
Posted By Paul L
Cold. :drum: :icon_wink:

Cold.

:drum:

:icon_wink:
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 7th May 2016, 18:58
Replies: 371
Views: 84,252
Posted By Paul L
The new grille is really going to look the part...

The new grille is really going to look the part when it is finished. :cool:

I am guessing it is a bit of a squeeze in the cockpit with two people in there.

Good luck, Paul. :)
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 28th April 2016, 09:19
Replies: 371
Views: 84,252
Posted By Paul L
Sorry to hear you had problems while painting,...

Sorry to hear you had problems while painting, but it is a great colour and the car looks great. :cool:

Good luck, Paul. :)
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 19th April 2016, 21:57
Replies: 371
Views: 84,252
Posted By Paul L
I'll certainly wish you luck with your attempt to...

I'll certainly wish you luck with your attempt to hand paint the car.

Given that is my plan too, I'll be very interested in seeing how you get on.

Good luck, Paul. :)
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 19th April 2016, 06:55
Replies: 371
Views: 84,252
Posted By Paul L
Great use of the fish frier. :cool: I'm sure...

Great use of the fish frier. :cool:

I'm sure the "hollows" in the bodywork will look like a standard feature/pit lane modification when painted.

Good luck, Paul. :)
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 16th April 2016, 18:57
Replies: 371
Views: 84,252
Posted By Paul L
Congratulations! :cool: Any chance of a...

Congratulations! :cool:

Any chance of a photo of how it looked going for it's MOT?

As I trying to convince myself that an unpainted car can still pass. :icon_wink:

Good luck, Paul. :)

PS...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 14th April 2016, 15:19
Replies: 371
Views: 84,252
Posted By Paul L
Old Jock - I fully accept your point about a...

Old Jock - I fully accept your point about a better way to do it.

But Car Photographer has already cut the panels out, so I'm just suggesting he simply refits them, but a bit recessed.

As for...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 14th April 2016, 07:15
Replies: 371
Views: 84,252
Posted By Paul L
Car Photographer - A few Sammios had a similar...

Car Photographer - A few Sammios had a similar tyre rubbing the bulkhead problem.

A "simple" solution is to recess the panels you have cut out, something like this (Car Noob's build).
...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 4th March 2016, 17:50
Replies: 371
Views: 84,252
Posted By Paul L
Car Photographer - Hi Paul, Looks like your...

Car Photographer - Hi Paul,

Looks like your project is progressing well and both grille options look good to me. :cool:

There are some details on how Swifty made his own "Grille 1" style below:...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 6th November 2015, 07:07
Replies: 371
Views: 84,252
Posted By Paul L
Great use of a balti dish for the steering wheel....

Great use of a balti dish for the steering wheel. :cool:

My donor Spitfire came with a pair of brand new leather seat covers in a similar colour to yours.
( I was gutted when I found out they...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 4th November 2015, 17:49
Replies: 371
Views: 84,252
Posted By Paul L
Not sure if it is just me, but I can not see the...

Not sure if it is just me, but I can not see the photos in the last two posts. :icon_sad:
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 5th September 2015, 16:43
Replies: 371
Views: 84,252
Posted By Paul L
Car Photographer - I think a slightly smaller...

Car Photographer - I think a slightly smaller hump might work better, stopping short of the end of the boot lid.

I think that would show off the rear curves of the body shell better, a bit like...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 24th August 2015, 09:40
Replies: 371
Views: 84,252
Posted By Paul L
Car Photographer - I saw your DVLA questions on...

Car Photographer - I saw your DVLA questions on the Tribute tread, so thought I'd post this link here:

http://www.madabout-kitcars.com/forum/showthread.php?t=5192

As Sammio & Miglia builds (new...
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