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Search: Posts Made By: Lucky@LeMans
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 30th May 2020, 15:59
Replies: 103
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Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Some new photo's in the sun ! I'll tax it...

Some new photo's in the sun !

I'll tax it again from the 1st June. I might get some takers if the car is seen out and about. I'll try my hand at doing a video driving around the Malvern Hills,...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 16th March 2020, 14:13
Replies: 103
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Posted By Lucky@LeMans
PM Sent

PM Sent
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 14th March 2020, 14:02
Replies: 103
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Posted By Lucky@LeMans
For anyone who might be interested I have...

For anyone who might be interested I have advertised the car for sale in a couple of places. Testing the water so to speak, I'm not sure how much interest there will be at the moment. I need to make...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 13th March 2020, 09:15
Replies: 103
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Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Took the car to the 3 Counties Show Ground last...

Took the car to the 3 Counties Show Ground last Sunday. A huge amount of interest in the car. Most of the people there were classic car owners who weren't familiar with the current kit car scene....
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 6th March 2020, 20:37
Replies: 103
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Posted By Lucky@LeMans
A couple of photo's in todays rare sunlight !

A couple of photo's in todays rare sunlight !
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 3rd March 2020, 09:35
Replies: 103
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Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The TVR perspex covers needed a lot of trimming...

The TVR perspex covers needed a lot of trimming in the first place. They were then drilled with 4 mounting holes which were then countersunk for M4 screws. I spotted through the covers and tapped the...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 1st March 2020, 19:04
Replies: 103
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Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The chrome surrounds are GRP parts supplied in...

The chrome surrounds are GRP parts supplied in the kit. I've chrome wrapped them and bonded them in place with 3M tape.
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 1st March 2020, 15:30
Replies: 103
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Posted By Lucky@LeMans
A few photo's of the finished car. The paint...

A few photo's of the finished car. The paint looks a bit orange, that's just my crap photography skills ! There's a layer of dirt on it too, should have given it a good clean and polish ! Some of the...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 1st March 2020, 09:30
Replies: 103
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Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Been a while since my last update ! The car is...

Been a while since my last update ! The car is basically finished and MOT'd. One or two little cosmetic jobs and its all done, I hope to get those done this week.

Looks like my car is the only...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 22nd December 2019, 14:09
Replies: 103
Views: 31,251
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The paint has turned out really well. I'm mid way...

The paint has turned out really well. I'm mid way through putting all the trim back onto the car. Mostly finishing off jobs so only a couple of weeks away from completion.
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 28th November 2019, 16:28
Replies: 103
Views: 31,251
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Called in at the paint shop today. They have done...

Called in at the paint shop today. They have done loads of prep and they're nearly ready for the final top coat. After a lot of thought I've gone with a slightly lighter shade of red.
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 28th November 2019, 09:03
Replies: 103
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Posted By Lucky@LeMans
This photo is from an original.

This photo is from an original.
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 27th November 2019, 12:25
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Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Kick plates shown here......

Kick plates shown here......
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 27th November 2019, 12:24
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Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I've made the kick plates for the lower door...

I've made the kick plates for the lower door cards.

The car has been promised to be back from the painters Wednesday next week !
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 21st November 2019, 21:03
Replies: 103
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Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Depends how smooth your floor is I suppose. My...

Depends how smooth your floor is I suppose. My floor is pretty textured, the concrete was just tamped down. I've not had a problem but adding sand will give you an anti slip surface for sure.
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 17th November 2019, 10:06
Replies: 103
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Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Hi Paul, I liked the idea of a convertible...

Hi Paul,

I liked the idea of a convertible as soon as I saw the hard top being built. That was a few years ago and I was still in the middle of my Triumph resto, then the TR turned up ! Only back...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 4th November 2019, 22:28
Replies: 103
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Posted By Lucky@LeMans
You could do that to make it look like it was...

You could do that to make it look like it was always there. However, this area of the car is a compromise. If you were really keen it might be possible to extend the bonnet right back to the screen...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 4th November 2019, 22:20
Replies: 103
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Posted By Lucky@LeMans
They still have some stock, I only ordered this...

They still have some stock, I only ordered this part last week.
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 4th November 2019, 22:19
Replies: 103
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Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I intend to use genuine rubber !

I intend to use genuine rubber !
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 4th November 2019, 22:13
Replies: 103
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Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I'll have to reduce the length of the wiper drive...

I'll have to reduce the length of the wiper drive cranks by around 1/2" if I remember right. That will reduce the sweep of the wiper blades so they stay within the glass. The standard wiper arms can...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 4th November 2019, 20:27
Replies: 103
Views: 31,251
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Received the lower windscreen trim from Grassbank...

Received the lower windscreen trim from Grassbank today, I've trimmed it up and should look smart on the finished car. It just visually raises the lower edge of the screen by about 3" to make it look...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 3rd November 2019, 20:11
Replies: 103
Views: 31,251
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Dash conversion sounds great, be sure to post...

Dash conversion sounds great, be sure to post some photos when its done !
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 3rd November 2019, 16:55
Replies: 103
Views: 31,251
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Linear springs have evenly spaced coils,...

Linear springs have evenly spaced coils, progressive are wound with large space one end of the coil and shorter space the other end. The idea is the closely wound end is softer and becomes coil bound...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 2nd November 2019, 16:56
Replies: 103
Views: 31,251
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I've spent a few extra evenings on the bodywork...

I've spent a few extra evenings on the bodywork before the paint shop gets the car in the week. Door gaps being the main area of work, mostly happy with them though the drivers side front edge has...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 26th October 2019, 09:56
Replies: 103
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Posted By Lucky@LeMans
DVLA have returned my updated V5. Make is still...

DVLA have returned my updated V5. Make is still BMW and model now reflects the body, so its correctly registered !

Bodywork is now pretty much sorted and the paint shop will soon have the car . I...
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