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Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 27th March 2019, 14:16
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Posted By lancelot link
EMAIL ME THE PICS RAY AND i CAN PUT THEM ON FOR...

EMAIL ME THE PICS RAY AND i CAN PUT THEM ON FOR YOU ...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 17th February 2019, 19:26
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Posted By lancelot link
plaid does look rather good ...car looks great in...

plaid does look rather good ...car looks great in the sunshine ...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 14th February 2019, 07:06
Replies: 104
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Posted By lancelot link
I'm currently using www.imgbb.com When your...

I'm currently using www.imgbb.com When your picture has been uploaded you are given some sharing options in a section that says viewers links with some drop down options ... If you pick the BB fully...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 5th December 2018, 17:09
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Posted By lancelot link
Saw the car last week ...it looks great ......

Saw the car last week ...it looks great ... loving the bonnet pins
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 9th September 2018, 12:08
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Posted By lancelot link
Car went to the paint shop a few days ago ...when...

Car went to the paint shop a few days ago ...when Dave has made a bit of progress I will update the thread with some pictures ...

Car is going to be primed , left to sit for a few days and get...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 7th August 2018, 08:38
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Posted By lancelot link
Ray is going for red ...I will let him tell you...

Ray is going for red ...I will let him tell you the shade if he chooses to .

We are literally in limbo waiting for our slot at the paint shop , its very frustrating. Can't be helped , but we were...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 1st August 2018, 20:22
Replies: 104
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Posted By lancelot link
Yes ....ironically , the finishing and fitting up...

Yes ....ironically , the finishing and fitting up etc on Eric's Long nose example is part of the hold up ....
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 28th June 2018, 18:11
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Posted By lancelot link
I got the gate shift back from my engineer mate...

I got the gate shift back from my engineer mate this morning ..all now mounted to a round pedestal with a fixing lip at its base ...the original rubber gearstick boot is still in place under the gate...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 26th June 2018, 06:37
Replies: 104
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Posted By lancelot link
https://image.ibb.co/c6Fnh8/IMG_1875.jpg...

https://image.ibb.co/c6Fnh8/IMG_1875.jpg (https://imgbb.com/)

https://image.ibb.co/jPkEUo/IMG_1874.jpg (https://imgbb.com/)
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 23rd June 2018, 20:58
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Posted By lancelot link
Right pain of a job to do , adjusting them and...

Right pain of a job to do , adjusting them and mounting them in a tight space ...but the seatbelts are on ...

https://image.ibb.co/dsNj78/IMG_20180623_141113001.jpg (https://imgbb.com/)
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Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 18th June 2018, 19:48
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Posted By lancelot link
Plugging away at sealing up the cockpit ,...

Plugging away at sealing up the cockpit , integrating the bulkheads front and rear etc...


https://image.ibb.co/c30HZd/IMG_1717.jpg (https://imgbb.com/)
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Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 16th June 2018, 17:05
Replies: 104
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Posted By lancelot link
Ray's bonnet handles arrived this morning ...Same...

Ray's bonnet handles arrived this morning ...Same as D type.

https://image.ibb.co/gTQ2Cy/IMG_1707.jpg (https://imgbb.com/)

Combined with the quarter turn latches , which Triumph kindly supply...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 13th June 2018, 17:35
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Posted By lancelot link
Bit more interior work over last few days ....A...

Bit more interior work over last few days ....A pair of fibreglass buckets from Tribute Automotive were fitted to slightly modified seat runners that came with the donor vehicle.
...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 8th June 2018, 20:30
Replies: 104
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Posted By lancelot link
Had some hose fun yesterday ....I fitted the...

Had some hose fun yesterday ....I fitted the modified Scimitar hose previously , so I then plumbed the expansion tank into the spur on the hose using two hose ends and a joiner so I could run the...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 6th June 2018, 19:25
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Posted By lancelot link
I have spent several hours over the last few days...

I have spent several hours over the last few days doing lots of incidental stuff ..things like fitting a battery tray , battery clamps and the wiring from starter through a solenoid and a cutout...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 5th June 2018, 08:48
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Posted By lancelot link
They are a version of them ...yes ... Take a...

They are a version of them ...yes ...

Take a look through this lot ...I have been using them since about 2001 , never had an issue , always fast delivery etc..prices are good too ...
...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 4th June 2018, 18:40
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Posted By lancelot link
Waiting for a few bits to finish the cockpit area...

Waiting for a few bits to finish the cockpit area ..so thought I would tackle the door work required ...

I welded a piece of flat strip to the edge of the door hinges to stiffen them up and...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 31st May 2018, 19:10
Replies: 104
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Posted By lancelot link
Aluminium tunnel panels fitted in place today , I...

Aluminium tunnel panels fitted in place today , I braced the backs with 20mm aluminium box to stiffen then up ...

Ray popped down and we ran through the gearshift gate plans and lower dash layout...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 27th May 2018, 19:35
Replies: 104
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Posted By lancelot link
As planned , this afternoon I clad the tunnel...

As planned , this afternoon I clad the tunnel sides on the inside of the framework , two little exterior panels had to be fitted at the rear due to handbrake linkage etc.. and a small removable panel...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 26th May 2018, 16:35
Replies: 104
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Posted By lancelot link
Just over 4 hours at the workshop today of which...

Just over 4 hours at the workshop today of which 3 were spent on Ray's car ...

I tied in the inner arches to the rear of the bulkhead and bonded them to the rear outrigger / frame area as well .....
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 25th May 2018, 19:05
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Posted By lancelot link
The rear bulkhead panel arrived yesterday...

The rear bulkhead panel arrived yesterday afternoon (!) so I fitted it today by rivetting and bonding it in place and the lower edge was rivetted and bonded to a piece of aluminium box section to...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 24th May 2018, 20:05
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Posted By lancelot link
Bit more dash work ... An extra gauge on...

Bit more dash work ...


An extra gauge on main dash, larger gauge above the Speedo/Rev counter now ( a clock ) and an early VW dash handle , a nice tie in to the Porsche styled dash ...
...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 22nd May 2018, 19:21
Replies: 104
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Posted By lancelot link
Spent some time yesterday , tying the front...

Spent some time yesterday , tying the front footwells into the chassis ...when the bulkhead shifts back , the footwells need to have the back edge removed . This means the rear edge no longer sits on...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 19th May 2018, 18:05
Replies: 104
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Posted By lancelot link
4 hours in the workshop this morning got a few...

4 hours in the workshop this morning got a few jobs done ...I managed to raise the front suspension a bit ...I think it's ok now , but when the rear settles a bit more ..its come down a bit already...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 18th May 2018, 18:59
Replies: 104
Views: 27,799
Posted By lancelot link
https://image.ibb.co/mHyQQo/IMG_1577.jpg...

https://image.ibb.co/mHyQQo/IMG_1577.jpg (https://imgbb.com/)

The rear edges have been rounded off and all wooden areas were coated in resin ...
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