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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 20th May 2022, 08:03
Replies: 574
Views: 258,875
Posted By kon
you got stuck on the roof? that's rough, the...

you got stuck on the roof? that's rough, the weather's been miserable. glad to see they keep bringing you tea at least :)
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th April 2022, 13:48
Replies: 2
Views: 199
Posted By kon
looks like the video is set to private, so cant...

looks like the video is set to private, so cant see it.
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 14th April 2022, 07:59
Replies: 419
Views: 127,040
Posted By kon
Nice work, that looks brill! Also, love the...

Nice work, that looks brill!
Also, love the number plate :)
Forum: General Build Chat 8th March 2022, 09:57
Replies: 4
Views: 2,680
Posted By kon
1.8

The 1.8 BP engine in my 2004 NB2 actually makes 152bhp in its standard form, not 133. They are meant to work quite well with aftermarket turbos, without needing to upgrade much else. The big brake...
Forum: General chatter 25th January 2022, 08:06
Replies: 24
Views: 970
Posted By kon
Thanks for sharing that. The image gave me quite...

Thanks for sharing that. The image gave me quite a chuckle :)
Forum: General chatter 24th January 2022, 07:56
Replies: 24
Views: 970
Posted By kon
Ashley Neal is doing a mini-series on the new...

Ashley Neal is doing a mini-series on the new rules. Up to part 2 so far:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V0rEfS4WTIE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=scVbKfKEwoE
I believe the existing rules about...
Forum: Bodywork 2nd December 2021, 08:00
Replies: 17
Views: 2,270
Posted By kon
"a roadster"... as in, a z3? If so, should be...

"a roadster"... as in, a z3? If so, should be able to buy all the clips and fixings for the hard top which they made for the car. Shouldnt be too hard to make a thin metal frame which connects all...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 10th November 2021, 07:54
Replies: 1
Views: 420
Posted By kon
Yea, excellent build thread:...

Yea, excellent build thread: https://madabout-kitcars.com/forum/showthread.php?t=6645
Looks even better now, with the wheel guards and fur liner!
Forum: General chatter 2nd November 2021, 08:26
Replies: 20
Views: 1,756
Posted By kon
Sounds quite ominous to me... This sounds...

Sounds quite ominous to me...

This sounds like it would outlaw all ECU mods, including chip/tuning and stand-alone ECU replacement, much like the problems the EPA are giving people in the US,...
Forum: General chatter 28th July 2021, 08:06
Replies: 2
Views: 530
Posted By kon
hard to offer anything without more info......

hard to offer anything without more info... what's the error you are getting?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 14th July 2021, 08:00
Replies: 16
Views: 1,679
Posted By kon
I believe the original car makers were...

I believe the original car makers were threatening to sue for either copyright infringement or damages to the brand, because people kept sticking a black horse on them (or possibly both). Less...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 12th July 2021, 10:00
Replies: 156
Views: 30,727
Posted By kon
that looks ace, well done :)

that looks ace, well done :)
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd July 2021, 08:19
Replies: 83
Views: 9,184
Posted By kon
I really like that idea, thanks for the tip!

I really like that idea, thanks for the tip!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 17th June 2021, 13:01
Replies: 83
Views: 9,184
Posted By kon
Thanks Ian, yup all makes sense now. I like your...

Thanks Ian, yup all makes sense now. I like your second attempt (post #24), looks like they'd blend in very nicely to a slightly extended number-plate plynth, similar to what you'd find on the front...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 14th June 2021, 09:32
Replies: 83
Views: 9,184
Posted By kon
I cant quite work out what's going on here... is...

I cant quite work out what's going on here... is that a trailer board, for towing, or is that the "clunky" reverse & fog lights you referred to? Do you have any pics taken at normal standing height,...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 14th June 2021, 09:10
Replies: 574
Views: 258,875
Posted By kon
Agreed! That screen looks ace :icon_cool: I bet...

Agreed! That screen looks ace :icon_cool: I bet that feels like a pretty big milestone.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th April 2021, 10:26
Replies: 40
Views: 8,710
Posted By kon
Nice work, looks great! Didnt project binky...

Nice work, looks great!

Didnt project binky have the same problem? I believe they approached a stereo manufacturer (mighta been Alpine, cant remember) who were quite happy to make them a separate...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 20th April 2021, 09:31
Replies: 111
Views: 14,666
Posted By kon
Or how about a hybrid? Exterior grade ply as the...

Or how about a hybrid? Exterior grade ply as the frame, with fist-sized holes added for lightness, and as a reinforcing shape. Then coat with epoxy to seal it, and cover with fiberglass, leaving one...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 12th April 2021, 08:24
Replies: 200
Views: 70,354
Posted By kon
It sounds like if you dont want to invest much...

It sounds like if you dont want to invest much more time into it, a single colour (primer) will be your best bet. At the moment, it looks like it still needs a lot of work for someone to be able to...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 6th April 2021, 08:37
Replies: 156
Views: 30,727
Posted By kon
BRG sounds good to me. Did you see how Scottie's...

BRG sounds good to me. Did you see how Scottie's (Jag-inspired) A352 came out? Connaught Green i believe it was:
http://www.madabout-kitcars.com/forum/showpost.php?p=97768&postcount=2617
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th March 2021, 08:25
Replies: 250
Views: 55,091
Posted By kon
Working fine for me too. How odd.

Working fine for me too. How odd.
Forum: Bodywork 29th March 2021, 08:22
Replies: 10
Views: 1,957
Posted By kon
I'm not quite ready to give away all my secrets...

I'm not quite ready to give away all my secrets just yet, as still buying bits, and planning the details of the rear end. I'm finding it very hard to decide on a set of rear lights. Happy/sad news...
Forum: Bodywork 25th March 2021, 08:51
Replies: 10
Views: 1,957
Posted By kon
Interesting point... I think I'm going to want...

Interesting point... I think I'm going to want the modern shiny look... do you know if putting a clear-coat over the top is enough to give it the modern sheen, while still retaining the flexibility?
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 22nd March 2021, 08:13
Replies: 5
Iva
Views: 1,031
Posted By kon
That looks great, love the seats :)

That looks great, love the seats :)
Forum: General chatter 15th March 2021, 16:31
Replies: 4
Views: 949
Posted By kon
Thanks, bladerunner. They look as fun to drive as...

Thanks, bladerunner. They look as fun to drive as they do just sitting still. Just been watching the Jay Leno video on them:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gw43m0TVsZE
Shame they are so rare :(
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