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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 20th October 2021, 10:08
Replies: 250
Views: 37,425
Posted By peterux
Enjoying your regular updates, keep them coming....

Enjoying your regular updates, keep them coming.
I also like the way you are using OEM parts, just like Lotus :icon_lol:
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 19th October 2021, 10:11
Replies: 30
Views: 1,353
Posted By peterux
So one of you might want to grab this... ...

So one of you might want to grab this...
...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 15th October 2021, 19:36
Replies: 539
Views: 232,186
Posted By peterux
So, next up is the re-installation of the window...

So, next up is the re-installation of the window lift mechanisms and windows.

First, I washed out all the old grease and generally cleaned up the mechanisms. I then re-greased all bearings and...
Forum: General chatter 13th October 2021, 19:04
Replies: 168
Views: 40,122
Posted By peterux
I watched this episode on my TV last night and...

I watched this episode on my TV last night and local your scenery is stunning. You live in a beautiful part of the world and full marks for no issues with your car, well done!

For high...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 8th October 2021, 19:03
Replies: 539
Views: 232,186
Posted By peterux
Work continues on my the doors for my Royale...

Work continues on my the doors for my Royale Sabre.....

The original chrome decorative trims are badly corroded and didn't shine up when polished with chrome polish.
When I bought the unfinished...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 28th September 2021, 16:54
Replies: 539
Views: 232,186
Posted By peterux
I'm now back working on the doors again...... ...

I'm now back working on the doors again......
The next job on the list is to refit the door windows and their electric winding mechanisms.
I started by refitting the window channels and some new...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 12th September 2021, 20:53
Replies: 539
Views: 232,186
Posted By peterux
Okay, so here's a quick update of what I've been...

Okay, so here's a quick update of what I've been up to in my garage....

Apart from the pull handle fixing, I've finished the locks on the passenger door.
(Glad that's over as it's the fiddliest...
Forum: General chatter 12th September 2021, 16:12
Replies: 168
Views: 40,122
Posted By peterux
Amazing simple registration process!! You're...

Amazing simple registration process!! You're very lucky to be living in Utah 😁
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 11th September 2021, 11:28
Replies: 86
Views: 6,793
Posted By peterux
Nice welding, much better than mine, well done

Nice welding, much better than mine, well done
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 29th August 2021, 18:01
Replies: 1
Views: 109
Posted By peterux
Hi Andy, you can look it up here........ ...

Hi Andy,
you can look it up here........

https://www.realoem.com/

cheers
Peter
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 23rd August 2021, 08:43
Replies: 539
Views: 232,186
Posted By peterux
Not much progress in August due to grandchildren...

Not much progress in August due to grandchildren school holidays, days out and a short holiday.

But I did have some garage time yesterday and fitted and tested the windscreen wipers. The...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 23rd August 2021, 08:24
Replies: 1
Views: 112
Posted By peterux
My sportster was e30 based so different to yours...

My sportster was e30 based so different to yours but I found these pictures on Ian Morris' flickr website.
https://flic.kr/p/b92TVe

he got his from Rally Designs............
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 21st August 2021, 18:38
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By peterux
Hi Mr Spike, I don't really know anything about...

Hi Mr Spike,
I don't really know anything about this but the whole 5exi business was put on ebay shortly after the announcement from Terry Mathews.
...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 31st July 2021, 21:09
Replies: 539
Views: 232,186
Posted By peterux
Taking a break from working on the door locks and...

Taking a break from working on the door locks and latches I decided to refit the dashboard surround which I haven't done since recovering it.
I then discovered that the heater demist pipes fouled...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 25th July 2021, 19:51
Replies: 539
Views: 232,186
Posted By peterux
Not a huge amount of progress since my last...

Not a huge amount of progress since my last update but I have now fitted the grab handle to the drivers door.
The grab handles are screwed to a threaded plate that sits behind the door's inner skin....
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 23rd July 2021, 08:58
Replies: 179
Views: 67,143
Posted By peterux
That looks stunning, well done you must be very...

That looks stunning, well done you must be very pleased :biggrin1::biggrin1::biggrin1:
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 15th July 2021, 19:49
Replies: 539
Views: 232,186
Posted By peterux
Yes, it surely is. It doesn't look exactly like...

Yes, it surely is. It doesn't look exactly like any Sierra doors I've seen on line but I'm guessing that this must have been the starting point. Perhaps they modified a steel door and then took a...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 13th July 2021, 21:01
Replies: 539
Views: 232,186
Posted By peterux
Doors, locks and latches.....

For once my lack of updates is because I've been very busy in my garage. I finally decided to tackle the re-assembly of the doors. The original builder had made a start on the doors but I don't...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 26th June 2021, 20:46
Replies: 16
Views: 13,045
Posted By peterux
Unfinished Sabre

A very nice looking unfinished Sabre on ebay..........

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/133795937391
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 26th June 2021, 20:19
Replies: 539
Views: 232,186
Posted By peterux
Sometime the simplest jobs....

Thanks to Jack and Mick for your kind comments on last weeks update.
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I'm trying to complete two tasks per week and this weeks...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 25th June 2021, 19:22
Replies: 539
Views: 232,186
Posted By peterux
You never stop learning things...

A little lesson on the Ford Sierra steering column that might be useful to other builders.

After what seemed like hours of sitting in the drivers seat fiddly about with wiring to make it all neat...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 19th June 2021, 20:11
Replies: 539
Views: 232,186
Posted By peterux
Thanks Jack and Kon. Some steps make a dramatic...

Thanks Jack and Kon. Some steps make a dramatic impact but others like this week when I have been doing some more mundane but equally important tasks.
I've been doing some more wiring before...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 15th June 2021, 20:18
Replies: 522
Views: 110,250
Posted By peterux
Congratulations on finishing your superb little...

Congratulations on finishing your superb little car.
I think you have absolutely nailed it in terms of looks.
Well done!!
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 13th June 2021, 21:11
Replies: 539
Views: 232,186
Posted By peterux
Thanks, indeed it is.:icon_biggrin: I'm...

Thanks, indeed it is.:icon_biggrin:
I'm gradually nibbling my way through my list of jobs.......

This week I fitted the windscreen. I used Sikaflex 255FC Adhesive. Bit of a messy job but I got...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 5th June 2021, 16:13
Replies: 522
Views: 110,250
Posted By peterux
Nice work, Mick. Does the new carb work ok?

Nice work, Mick.
Does the new carb work ok?
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