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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 15th May 2021, 18:58
Replies: 518
Views: 218,056
Posted By peterux
This week I've been tackling various small jobs....

This week I've been tackling various small jobs. Slowly working my way through my task list.
Firstly, I painted the inner rear wheel arch stays and refitted them. So that's the inner rear wheel...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 8th May 2021, 20:51
Replies: 518
Views: 218,056
Posted By peterux
Work continues on fitting the inner rear wheel...

Work continues on fitting the inner rear wheel arches.

On the nearside, I've fabricated a support for the rear of the inner wheel arch from 8mm mild steel bar. It's fixed to the rear tub floor...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 29th April 2021, 18:39
Replies: 518
Views: 218,056
Posted By peterux
Just a small update to show you all what I'm...

Just a small update to show you all what I'm working at the moment when I get the odd spare moment in the garage.

When fitting the tether to the fuel cap I realised that I needed to fit inner...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 23rd April 2021, 18:46
Replies: 91
Views: 9,018
Posted By peterux
Very smart and clean installation, well done.

Very smart and clean installation, well done.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 22nd April 2021, 19:32
Replies: 518
Views: 218,056
Posted By peterux
Hi Robin, that's an interesting point you raise...

Hi Robin,
that's an interesting point you raise that could affect other builders so I had a look at the IVA manual. The closest I can find is in Section 3A requirement 10. that says......10. The...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 20th April 2021, 19:56
Replies: 518
Views: 218,056
Posted By peterux
Yes, there are even video's showing that...

Yes, there are even video's showing that technique on YouTube but I decided the blow lamp was a safer option. :eyebrows:
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 20th April 2021, 13:35
Replies: 518
Views: 218,056
Posted By peterux
This is the guy that gave me the inspiration and...

This is the guy that gave me the inspiration and the confidence to have a go but there are lots of other 'how to' videos available.
https://youtu.be/kTM8Xy4HYAI
He uses a bit of broken tape measure...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 19th April 2021, 20:40
Replies: 518
Views: 218,056
Posted By peterux
Windscreen recovery

The original windscreen fitted to my Sabre was BSI marked but not E-43R marked as now required for the IVA test. I'd removed the old windscreen when I first stripped the car down and purchased a new...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 17th April 2021, 21:26
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By peterux
Nice work, Patrick. Your injector refurb is...

Nice work, Patrick.
Your injector refurb is really interesting as I had no idea you could get the parts to do your own rebuilds. Very useful to know.
thanks, Peter
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 11th April 2021, 19:10
Replies: 518
Views: 218,056
Posted By peterux
This week I've finished off the dashboard...

This week I've finished off the dashboard surround by fitting a new pair of chrome plated vents. Amazingly these are still available after 27 years!
...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 10th April 2021, 17:09
Replies: 2
Views: 3,192
Posted By peterux
Possibly sold?

https://www.totalkitcar.com/2021/04/01/marlin-sold-brilliant-avatar-project-still-up-for-grabs/
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 3rd April 2021, 19:29
Replies: 518
Views: 218,056
Posted By peterux
Thanks for the feedback, Robin and Patrick. ...

Thanks for the feedback, Robin and Patrick.
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This week I've finished covering the dashboard surround so I've PU glued the demister pipes back...
Forum: General Build Chat 1st April 2021, 20:05
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By peterux
Thanks for your feedback. I'd not heard of that...

Thanks for your feedback. I'd not heard of that stuff before but, on the whole, it seems to get lots of good reviews.
Forum: General Build Chat 28th March 2021, 17:52
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By peterux
Windscreen sealant

I need to bond my laminated windscreen to my Sabre's GRP windscreen surround.
What make sealant do folks recommend?

Also, the surround is painted so do I need to prep this in anyway?
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 27th March 2021, 09:01
Replies: 518
Views: 218,056
Posted By peterux
So this week I've made some more progress on the...

So this week I've made some more progress on the dashboard surround.........

First I made a paper template, not wishing to mess up a large length of vinyl.
...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 24th March 2021, 14:03
Replies: 66
Views: 3,791
Posted By peterux
Nice work, Robin. That will look so much better...

Nice work, Robin. That will look so much better and make it easier getting in and out.
Are you going for the nice curved top to rest your arm on?
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 24th March 2021, 14:00
Replies: 518
Views: 218,056
Posted By peterux
Yes, of course , you are right but on the Sabre...

Yes, of course , you are right but on the Sabre all this gubbins is covered by a trim panel.
But thanks for your thought :smile:
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 22nd March 2021, 18:33
Replies: 518
Views: 218,056
Posted By peterux
Skipping back a couple of weeks, Paul made this...

Skipping back a couple of weeks, Paul made this comment about my upper seatbelt mounting point..........

I've had a look at Paul's suggestion but I don't think it would add much strength because...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 13th March 2021, 19:41
Replies: 518
Views: 218,056
Posted By peterux
I've done some more work on the dash surround...

I've done some more work on the dash surround this week....
First, I sprayed three coats of satin black paint to finish off the glovebox.
...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 12th March 2021, 19:16
Replies: 66
Views: 3,791
Posted By peterux
Hi Robin, I think the catches your looking for...

Hi Robin,
I think the catches your looking for are like these...
https://live.staticflickr.com/206/474909949_d9f31fc54f_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/HY3bz)Door lock fitting (https://flic.kr/p/HY3bz) by...
Forum: General chatter 11th March 2021, 21:54
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By peterux
Motoring nostalgia

I had a good laugh watching this tonight.......

https://youtu.be/1UIeMf47ViM

:icon_smile::icon_smile::icon_smile:
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 6th March 2021, 19:24
Replies: 518
Views: 218,056
Posted By peterux
Dash surround........

I'm not finished with the seatbelt mountings, but happy that I now have a solution I have moved on to the Dashboard Surround.
This is something that I've been putting off for a long time whilst...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 6th March 2021, 18:59
Replies: 66
Views: 3,791
Posted By peterux
:icon_lol::icon_lol::icon_lol:

:icon_lol::icon_lol::icon_lol:
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 6th March 2021, 11:12
Replies: 17
Views: 1,903
Posted By peterux
M3 Sportster just listed on ebay ...

M3 Sportster just listed on ebay

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2017-Marlin-Sportster-Kit-Car/164742951192?hash=item265b71f118:g:NKkAAOSwVL5gQpDx
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th March 2021, 09:26
Replies: 23
Views: 3,285
Posted By peterux
According to Steve Holes weekly blog, part of...

According to Steve Holes weekly blog, part of site is being used as a vaccination centre so that could make things a bit complicated .
But maybe late August bank holiday weekend could be a...
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