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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 14th October 2021, 16:37
Replies: 83
Views: 6,594
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: 69
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: 521
Views: 109,614
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: 52
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: 521
Views: 109,614
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: 127
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: 197
Views: 60,357
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: 150
Views: 18,081
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: 250
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: 168
Views: 39,485
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: 150
Views: 18,081
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: 390
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: 8,445
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: 139
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.
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 6th September 2021, 14:22
Replies: 1
Views: 83
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Sounds like the sensor wire is grounded or a...

Sounds like the sensor wire is grounded or a faulty gauge or sender.
Forum: General chatter 5th September 2021, 21:38
Replies: 168
Views: 39,485
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
It was Eco Classic, here is a link to their...

It was Eco Classic, here is a link to their website.

https://www.ecoclassics.co.uk/
Forum: General chatter 5th September 2021, 17:02
Replies: 168
Views: 39,485
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
You're doing a great job ! An epic build from the...

You're doing a great job ! An epic build from the outset !
There was a company at Stoneleigh this year offering complete electric conversion "kits". Probably the way to go in the future with a...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd September 2021, 17:34
Replies: 47
Views: 5,546
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I've been to a lot of car shows over the last 5...

I've been to a lot of car shows over the last 5 or 6 weeks. All of them were very well attended both by public and traders, some were very busy. Stoneleigh was the most recent and unfortunately just...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th August 2021, 21:47
Replies: 47
Views: 5,546
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I hope the traders had a satisfactory weekend in...

I hope the traders had a satisfactory weekend in the end, there just appeared to be an air of despondency in the morning, which is a shame for what is meant to be the showcase event in the kitcar...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th August 2021, 15:15
Replies: 47
Views: 5,546
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The only hall being used is in the video below ...

The only hall being used is in the video below

This company were just off the centre of the hall.

The industry "showcase" event ? Judge for yourselves !
...
Forum: General Build Chat 30th August 2021, 12:04
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Yes, I bought a set ! The mechanical gauges...

Yes, I bought a set ! The mechanical gauges worked as did the volt meter but the fuel gauge and temp gauge didn't !
My advice would be to buy good set of used original gauges from ebay. Plenty on...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th August 2021, 08:35
Replies: 47
Views: 5,546
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I don't know, there appeared to be a low key vibe...

I don't know, there appeared to be a low key vibe about the whole day, go back a few years and it was buzzing. I know things have changed but I remember the days when the showground was packed with...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 29th August 2021, 16:41
Replies: 47
Views: 5,546
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I took the Formosa over to Broadway in the...

I took the Formosa over to Broadway in the Cotswolds today, I had more interest in the car in the first 30 minutes than I did all day yesterday, says it all really !
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 28th August 2021, 14:45
Replies: 47
Views: 5,546
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Got there early today, met up with a couple of...

Got there early today, met up with a couple of people, had a chat about the Formosa to a few interested parties and that was about it.

Down to just one hall this year and that was spaced out and...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 27th August 2021, 09:31
Replies: 150
Views: 18,081
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I've reduced the price a little to try and temp...

I've reduced the price a little to try and temp an offer ! Gary says he couldn't build one to this spec for the money I'm asking so i won't be dropping it further !
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