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Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted Today, 10:51
Replies: 1
Views: 12
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Daimler Maserati ?

Found this on ebay, looks very nice. Not sure how or why it is registered as a Daimler !!!
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/255106308004?hash=item3b658557a4:g:9KAAAOSwwXVhV8Kf
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion Today, 09:17
Replies: 17
Views: 419
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Very true but if the bully goes to court to shut...

Very true but if the bully goes to court to shut you down there are precedents that have been set so you have a very strong defence. You need to know where you stand and as long as you are aware of...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion Yesterday, 15:38
Replies: 17
Views: 419
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
When is something art and when isn't it ? The...

When is something art and when isn't it ? The bricks analogy was used by the courts and was upheld.
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 26th October 2021, 21:51
Replies: 17
Views: 419
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Imagine the photo of the rusted out Dino above...

Imagine the photo of the rusted out Dino above alongside a photo of a brand new Ford Fiesta. Put the two together in front of someone who isn't a car nut and ask them which car they would rather own,...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 26th October 2021, 21:26
Replies: 17
Views: 419
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Were the cars designed and built in the first...

Were the cars designed and built in the first instance to win races and / or a means of transport ? I think so, and more latterly considered to be "works of art". It seems a retrospective argument...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 26th October 2021, 16:01
Replies: 17
Views: 419
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Very well explained Neil ! Brings us back to...

Very well explained Neil !

Brings us back to badges and logos , as long as they are not fitted to your replica then they have no case at all.

The above cases could be quoted in any subsequent...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 24th October 2021, 15:54
Replies: 151
Views: 19,074
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
This car is doing the rounds, not for keeps, one...

This car is doing the rounds, not for keeps, one to be bought and sold. Same auction house I used, a copied and pasted text from my auction description, I wish the seller luck !!...
Forum: General Build Chat 24th October 2021, 13:41
Replies: 25
Views: 1,283
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Biggest problem was JG having to stop new members...

Biggest problem was JG having to stop new members joining as the forum was being attacked by scammers / bots and other inappropriate site links etc etc. That was 2 or 3 years ago .Not sure if this...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 24th October 2021, 09:25
Replies: 17
Views: 419
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I recall that they lost the name "TestaRossa" for...

I recall that they lost the name "TestaRossa" for the same reason, hadn't used it for so long. I think a toy manufacturer owns it now. Not sure about the name Dino, that might go the same way too....
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 23rd October 2021, 16:09
Replies: 204
Views: 61,800
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I use two pack acrylic, works well for me in less...

I use two pack acrylic, works well for me in less than ideal conditions. Great finish straight from the gun ! If you orange peel or runs it can be flatted back and polished.
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 19th October 2021, 14:25
Replies: 17
Views: 419
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
My understanding is that it's for the most part...

My understanding is that it's for the most part down to badges. No F****** scripts or prancing horses allowed ! The proportions of the car, unless a like for like reproduction, wouldn't be a problem...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 14th October 2021, 16:37
Replies: 86
Views: 7,004
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Good tip ! I usually put a blob of paint onto...

Good tip ! I usually put a blob of paint onto each wheel stud and fit the wheel. Remove it again and check for paint on the back of the wheel.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th October 2021, 22:19
Replies: 0
Views: 105
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Borrani Wheels ebay

Nice set of Borrani wire wheels on ebay. Would look good on your 250 SWB or Z3GT !...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 12th October 2021, 19:17
Replies: 522
Views: 110,767
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
It's funny, all the kit cars I've owned over the...

It's funny, all the kit cars I've owned over the years have never been seen again ! The only exception was my McLaren M6GTR by UVA. I caught up with that after two years at the now defunct Donnington...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 12th October 2021, 11:16
Replies: 0
Views: 72
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Classic & Sports Car magazine

Classic & Sports Car magazine have a feature running to several pages on the old kit cars from the 50's and 60's. Also a short article I submitted about my old Formosa 120 GR ! It's in the November...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 8th October 2021, 10:56
Replies: 522
Views: 110,767
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Bentley looks interesting, appears to be...

Bentley looks interesting, appears to be correctly registered but a later year than advertised. Blue car looks like a C or D Type perhaps.
Forum: General chatter 2nd October 2021, 10:24
Replies: 1
Views: 151
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Their Z3GT kit isn't too far away from that idea....

Their Z3GT kit isn't too far away from that idea. I don't think Chris would do anything as a kit because Aston Martin are nearly as bad as F****** if you pinch their designs !
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 30th September 2021, 12:56
Replies: 204
Views: 61,800
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
That's my understanding too. You can add to the...

That's my understanding too. You can add to the existing chassis, such as frame work to support the body, brackets foe engine/ gearbox / flip fronts etc. Taking away is limited to in front of the...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 29th September 2021, 00:13
Replies: 151
Views: 19,074
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Auction was a disaster, never again !

Auction was a disaster, never again !
Forum: General Build Chat 21st September 2021, 17:21
Replies: 1
Views: 316
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I think he walked around every car that was there...

I think he walked around every car that was there on Saturday ! You can tell how busy it was by the thronging crowds, shoulder to shoulder in some places !
Forum: General chatter 19th September 2021, 19:24
Replies: 171
Views: 40,805
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Well done sorting your insurance ! I would have...

Well done sorting your insurance ! I would have thought that the companies in the US that insure hotrods and such like would have been your best bet.
Over here in the UK there are several specialist...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 18th September 2021, 16:34
Replies: 151
Views: 19,074
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The car is entered into auction next Saturday.

The car is entered into auction next Saturday.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th September 2021, 16:32
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Thought the same..

Thought the same..
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 10th September 2021, 21:31
Replies: 99
Views: 8,753
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/124884671929?hash=item1...

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/124884671929?hash=item1d13b4ddb9:g:KJEAAOSwiZ5g9H~U
Forum: General Build Chat 7th September 2021, 11:02
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Try Jetex or Custom Chrome for universal box's...

Try Jetex or Custom Chrome for universal box's both in stainless and mild steel. Try your local motor factors, the one near me stocks a huge range of factory copy exhaust parts.
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