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Search: Posts Made By: Lucky@LeMans
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th January 2022, 20:26
Replies: 30
Views: 583
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
6 Series worth a look too, especially the "M6"...

6 Series worth a look too, especially the "M6" version.
Forum: General chatter 12th January 2022, 18:19
Replies: 30
Views: 996
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I'm doing some contract work at the moment, the...

I'm doing some contract work at the moment, the place I'm at just took delivery of an eSprinter. Apparently it only has a 70 mile range !! They've got it on a lease arrangement because it was "cheap"...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th January 2022, 18:13
Replies: 30
Views: 583
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
A friend of mine has a GranCabrio, nice car,...

A friend of mine has a GranCabrio, nice car, sounds great when you give some welly. It's a big car and the styling isn't anything special other than the front end grill and badge. I don't like the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th January 2022, 22:37
Replies: 30
Views: 583
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Slightly short of your 500 BHP, but not much !...

Slightly short of your 500 BHP, but not much ! Low mileage one like this will be like new !
https://www.pcarmarket.com/auction/2006-aston-martin-vantage/
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th January 2022, 18:02
Replies: 30
Views: 583
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Sorry Nick, thought you had already purchased one...

Sorry Nick, thought you had already purchased one ! There is still time to save yourself, go and buy something with a bit of style and class !
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th January 2022, 14:26
Replies: 30
Views: 583
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Is this the man who sold you the Bentley ? !! ...

Is this the man who sold you the Bentley ? !!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iBw-aEixWuo
Forum: General chatter 9th January 2022, 14:15
Replies: 30
Views: 996
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
We need to think smaller and lighter then EV's...

We need to think smaller and lighter then EV's become more efficient. A typical EV car will do 90 - 130 mpg equivalent, an electric bike is closer to 2000 mpg . Something in the middle will work even...
Forum: General chatter 8th January 2022, 17:44
Replies: 30
Views: 996
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Hmm, a quick Google suggests a minimum daily...

Hmm, a quick Google suggests a minimum daily drive for a delivery driver in a city is 80 miles. More rural locations appear to be closer to 200 miles a day.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 8th January 2022, 13:04
Replies: 30
Views: 583
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
WCA cruising around the streets of Sandbanks, yes...

WCA cruising around the streets of Sandbanks, yes I can see it now !!
Forum: General chatter 8th January 2022, 12:59
Replies: 30
Views: 996
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I haven't seen that episode of 5th Gear. I would...

I haven't seen that episode of 5th Gear. I would have thought EV vans would work well because they have plenty of space for a big battery pack. But then again vans have a relatively small weight...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 7th January 2022, 20:27
Replies: 30
Views: 583
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Have you got plans for a replacement ?

Have you got plans for a replacement ?
Forum: General chatter 7th January 2022, 20:24
Replies: 30
Views: 996
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The French were threatening us only a few weeks...

The French were threatening us only a few weeks ago ! "Ve vill turns off zee lights int Jersey, give uz ze fishing lizenzes now " !!

Sorry if that sounds a bit German , I can't do a French accent...
Forum: General chatter 6th January 2022, 23:21
Replies: 30
Views: 996
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Naa, that won't work either ! Have you wondered...

Naa, that won't work either ! Have you wondered why so many cycle lanes are being built ? Its because the Government knows that all cars will have to be phased out because even the best EV's rely on...
Forum: General chatter 6th January 2022, 18:24
Replies: 30
Views: 996
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Another consideration when we are buying all...

Another consideration when we are buying all electric is that most kids stay at home much longer these days until they can afford their own place. So a typical household might have two, three or more...
Forum: General chatter 5th January 2022, 17:58
Replies: 30
Views: 996
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
If you Google Public Transport, your home...

If you Google Public Transport, your home postcode and work postcode, it will give you the best options.
For me that would equate to a 4 1/2 hour bus ride arriving at midday. We start at 07.00 and...
Forum: General chatter 3rd January 2022, 10:54
Replies: 30
Views: 996
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
370,000 electric cars on UK roads but only 42,000...

370,000 electric cars on UK roads but only 42,000 public charging points ! Sales of EV's grew by 186% last year too so we can see where this is going !
The horse and cart will be making a come back...
Forum: General chatter 2nd January 2022, 16:24
Replies: 30
Views: 996
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I can only imagine in the next couple of years...

I can only imagine in the next couple of years EV's will be everywhere on our roads. Most of the car ads on TV are for EV's so that's where it's heading. I can also envisage the ques at charging...
Forum: General chatter 2nd January 2022, 15:00
Replies: 30
Views: 996
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I can't imagine my French road trips would be...

I can't imagine my French road trips would be viable in an electric car. Maybe in the distant future if battery technology and charging infrastructure improves massively. At the moment your journey...
Forum: General chatter 1st January 2022, 23:55
Replies: 30
Views: 996
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Another video of a 1000 mile all electric road...

Another video of a 1000 mile all electric road trip. How many stops to recharge, 5 . 10, 15 or more ? How long to do the 1000 miles, 15 hours, 20, 25 or more ?
Several questions here to ask yourself...
Forum: General Build Chat 1st January 2022, 17:07
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
One I built earlier !

I've been flicking through the ads on ebay and came across this LCD Morgan +8 replica that I built many years ago. Seems to have aged quite well although the dash needs re trimming ! The Chevy V8...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 27th December 2021, 16:25
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
This one is back on the market again despite...

This one is back on the market again despite being sold at auction a while ago. Not sure why but its back at the same dealer, perhaps the auction sale fell through ?...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 27th December 2021, 16:21
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I was thinking of an existing kitcar chassis such...

I was thinking of an existing kitcar chassis such as an NG or similar. A Herald chassis would work but something more substantial would be better. The NG range were all capable of taking bigger...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th December 2021, 14:39
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
He's still got these listed ! Also has a few...

He's still got these listed ! Also has a few interesting cars advertised. The wheels are a bargain though !
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 22nd December 2021, 20:43
Replies: 29
Views: 1,842
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Most Cobra replica's don't feature an original...

Most Cobra replica's don't feature an original layout for some reason. Most people want a plush interior with a deeply padded dash, the bottom of which extending down to the top of the tunnel. The...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 19th December 2021, 21:42
Replies: 13
Views: 377
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Found this on youtube WCA ! ...

Found this on youtube WCA !

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RzS77AY3tNc
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