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Search: Posts Made By: Lucky@LeMans
Forum: General chatter 26th September 2022, 15:55
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Not sure what they were new . By the way you...

Not sure what they were new . By the way you can't use pound signs on here which is why your message got cut short !
Forum: General chatter 25th September 2022, 14:27
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
2015 Evanta Barchetta

One of the rare Evanta Barchetta's was sold at auction yesterday through Historics auctioneers. Fetched a tidy sum way over estimate. Goes to show niche open top cars still have a great following !...
Forum: Bodywork 22nd September 2022, 21:22
Replies: 13
Views: 405
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
This works on a bigger scale too, boat hulls...

This works on a bigger scale too, boat hulls being made here.........
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NqzjMc_xBjg
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th September 2022, 19:19
Replies: 20
Views: 562
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Not sure where this is going but I'm sure there...

Not sure where this is going but I'm sure there are options out there already......
https://www.porsche.com/uk/models/718/718-models/718-cayman/
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th September 2022, 16:35
Replies: 20
Views: 562
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Some footage here, you'll get the idea !! ...

Some footage here, you'll get the idea !!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJYOMFayruw
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th September 2022, 21:22
Replies: 20
Views: 562
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Hire car is broken, luckily had maximum insurance...

Hire car is broken, luckily had maximum insurance cover !
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 14th September 2022, 22:03
Replies: 20
Views: 562
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
How was the Venice trip ? Photo's , video etc etc...

How was the Venice trip ? Photo's , video etc etc !
I'm writing from Tuscany at the moment, on holiday ! Some great driving roads down here around the mountains and vinyards to the south ! Shame...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th September 2022, 16:54
Replies: 20
Views: 562
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Great advert Nick ! Think you could create your...

Great advert Nick !
Think you could create your own sales platform for your car and probably open it up to the sale of other high end classics such as yours ! You know you're good on a computer,...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 4th September 2022, 22:31
Replies: 8
Views: 222
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Never understood the reasoning to buy an ultra...

Never understood the reasoning to buy an ultra cheap donor car when you are about to invest many thousands in a conversion. The ultra cheap donor will always be there under the skin ! You can still...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 4th September 2022, 16:17
Replies: 8
Views: 222
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
You can't post a pound sign, just put the numbers...

You can't post a pound sign, just put the numbers in ! Was the co part sale before or after conversion ??

I emailed Chris a week or two ago, he is planning to start on the proper 300S body shell...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 4th September 2022, 15:54
Replies: 8
Views: 222
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
BMW Z300S on ebay

Noticed this ad for a Tribute the other day, anyone on here selling up ?
...
Forum: General chatter 15th August 2022, 16:32
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Shouldn't be a problem, restore the car and...

Shouldn't be a problem, restore the car and you'll be fine. Not sure why you refer to it as a "kit", its a standard car isn't it ? You are right, they won't want to inspect a pile of parts, must be...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th August 2022, 20:35
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Nice view of the front, really shows off the...

Nice view of the front, really shows off the curves .
Forum: Seven Style builds 7th August 2022, 14:00
Replies: 32
Views: 2,740
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Hi Mick, If you want to save "countless "...

Hi Mick,

If you want to save "countless " hours prepping old wheels ready to paint, you can't beat having them shot blasted and powder coated . So many companies are doing it now, I bet there are...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 25th July 2022, 20:02
Replies: 14
Views: 834
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Great colour choice ! Did you make a "permanent...

Great colour choice !
Did you make a "permanent " repair with the duct tape and cable ties ? Venice is a good old run there and back, good luck !
Forum: General Build Chat 18th July 2022, 15:45
Replies: 13
Views: 982
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Maybe try the carbon fibre filler that is...

Maybe try the carbon fibre filler that is available ? Perhaps find an original steel bonnet if you want to restore it .
Forum: General chatter 16th July 2022, 18:10
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Is this a record ??

This beach buggy was sold at auction today, must be a record price !

https://www.historics.co.uk/buying/auctions/2022-07-16/cars/ref-48-1970-volkswagen-beach-buggy-dg/
Forum: General chatter 12th July 2022, 16:29
Replies: 208
Views: 65,579
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Colour choice is very good, suits the car really...

Colour choice is very good, suits the car really well. Whilst I've painted many cars myself I usually end up with some orange peel. My local body shop charges around 200 pounds for a thorough mop and...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th July 2022, 14:32
Replies: 26
Views: 5,221
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
An original 507 has just sold at Sothebys , a...

An original 507 has just sold at Sothebys , a cool Euro 2,000,000 !

https://rmsothebys.com/en/auctions/mc22/monaco/lots/r0022-1958-bmw-507-roadster-series-ii/1233364
Forum: General Build Chat 10th July 2022, 14:24
Replies: 18
Views: 971
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Zero movement when I cut the B pillar out. I...

Zero movement when I cut the B pillar out. I didn't expect there to be any, the floor and sill structure in these Mini's is immense ! Lots of extra steel has gone into the sill area to further brace...
Forum: General Build Chat 6th July 2022, 17:09
Replies: 18
Views: 971
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Bognor or Brighton perhaps ?

Bognor or Brighton perhaps ?
Forum: General Build Chat 5th July 2022, 20:34
Replies: 18
Views: 971
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
You're right Ian, I don't think this will be a...

You're right Ian, I don't think this will be a car for driving at speeds above 50mph. I see it as something for the finer summer days driving around your beach resort in the south of France. Most of...
Forum: General Build Chat 5th July 2022, 17:03
Replies: 18
Views: 971
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I suppose I could have left it standard and just...

I suppose I could have left it standard and just wound down the windows but that would be too easy !
The roof should keep the worst of it off !
Forum: General Build Chat 4th July 2022, 15:53
Replies: 18
Views: 971
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Main issue as I see it is provision for seat...

Main issue as I see it is provision for seat belts. I'm working on that aspect next.
Forum: General Build Chat 3rd July 2022, 15:54
Replies: 18
Views: 971
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Cutting and welding isn't my favourite pastime,...

Cutting and welding isn't my favourite pastime, I'm paranoid about things catching fire both in the car and around the garage ! So yes that aspect of the build was brave for me. There is a lot of...
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