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Forum: Bodywork 23rd September 2022, 08:12
Replies: 13
Views: 403
Posted By Mister Towed
You might want to rethink that as I would suggest...

You might want to rethink that as I would suggest that if you set the panel gaps on your former exactly as you want them then oversize each panel by adding your CF cloth and resin, the panel gap...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 19th September 2022, 19:46
Replies: 544
Views: 136,751
Posted By Mister Towed
Hi Paul, some lovely pictures there and it sounds...

Hi Paul, some lovely pictures there and it sounds like you had a pretty special time rubbing shoulders with the Duke of Richmond and Sir Jackie Stewart.

I had a far more modest Goodwood myself,...
Forum: Bodywork 19th September 2022, 19:12
Replies: 13
Views: 403
Posted By Mister Towed
Covin made some pretty convincing 911 replicas in...

Covin made some pretty convincing 911 replicas in the 80's even though they had a CVH motor up front. I was gathering parts for one of their now hens-teeth rare type-3 Variant based Speedsters in...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 13th September 2022, 17:48
Replies: 278
Views: 62,350
Posted By Mister Towed
Okay Paul, I just checked through your build...

Okay Paul, I just checked through your build thread, and I see you did away with the Spitfire floors completely and used the Cordite frame instead. Still given me some good ideas, though :)
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 13th September 2022, 17:24
Replies: 278
Views: 62,350
Posted By Mister Towed
Hi Paul, yes I'd noticed that my boot floor had...

Hi Paul, yes I'd noticed that my boot floor had been replaced with some square steel tube, good news really as it's been welded together really securely and pretty much matches what I made myself. ...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th September 2022, 06:40
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By Mister Towed
Nice! Colour looks even better in the Italian...

Nice! Colour looks even better in the Italian and Swiss(?) sunshine :)
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 10th September 2022, 16:03
Replies: 278
Views: 62,350
Posted By Mister Towed
Now I know that the Speedster body will fit on...

Now I know that the Speedster body will fit on the Spitfire tub with a bit of jiggery pokery, my main job for today was to separate them and move the Speedster body outside so I can work on further...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 10th September 2022, 12:09
Replies: 278
Views: 62,350
Posted By Mister Towed
Forum's playing up again, my last post completely...

Forum's playing up again, my last post completely failed to appear :(

I did keep a draft, though:

That's a big YES on both counts:

I'm pleased that I've seen the light and realised that I...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 10th September 2022, 12:07
Replies: 278
Views: 62,350
Posted By Mister Towed
[QUOTE=redratbike;107987]that is a positive step...

[QUOTE=redratbike;107987]that is a positive step forward , i
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 10th September 2022, 12:06
Replies: 278
Views: 62,350
Posted By Mister Towed
[QUOTE=redratbike;107987]that is a positive step...

[QUOTE=redratbike;107987]that is a positive step forward , i
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 5th September 2022, 16:17
Replies: 278
Views: 62,350
Posted By Mister Towed
At last I've found some time to get on with my...

At last I've found some time to get on with my Speedster. Part of the reason for the delay was that I've just been so busy doing other things since I retired, like holidays abroad, visiting English...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 24th August 2022, 07:36
Replies: 224
Views: 82,774
Posted By Mister Towed
Looking good, Slarti. Hope to bump into...

Looking good, Slarti.

Hope to bump into you at Goodwood again. Haven't had my invite to the driver's club yet though, must have been held up in the post...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 6th August 2022, 21:38
Replies: 224
Views: 82,774
Posted By Mister Towed
But? But what?

But? But what?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd July 2022, 17:54
Replies: 14
Views: 832
Posted By Mister Towed
So tempted to make a comment about Tubbs...

So tempted to make a comment about Tubbs...
Forum: General Build Chat 18th July 2022, 08:52
Replies: 13
Views: 980
Posted By Mister Towed
I'd put a patch of fibreglass mat behind the...

I'd put a patch of fibreglass mat behind the holes then fill them with body filler once that's set. Sand it smooth and overpaint in the usual way. If the holes are bigger then I'd plug them with...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 7th July 2022, 19:16
Replies: 224
Views: 82,774
Posted By Mister Towed
Nice! See you at the Revival :)

Nice! See you at the Revival :)
Forum: General Build Chat 7th July 2022, 10:02
Replies: 18
Views: 970
Posted By Mister Towed
To me that's "Honey, I shrunk the X1/9." ...

To me that's "Honey, I shrunk the X1/9."

Big fan of beach cars myself, especially the Mini Moke for its driving dynamics. I've got a picture of me with one I hired on holiday in Kos in the...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 30th June 2022, 17:12
Replies: 278
Views: 62,350
Posted By Mister Towed
Hi Deni, thanks for the positive comments they're...

Hi Deni, thanks for the positive comments they're always appreciated.

I've now sourced a pair of 150lb front springs from Moss Europe. I've gone with the softer rate as my car isn't going to be...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 16th June 2022, 09:45
Replies: 544
Views: 136,751
Posted By Mister Towed
Some lovely cars there, Paul, thanks for sharing...

Some lovely cars there, Paul, thanks for sharing them. :)
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 11th June 2022, 15:15
Replies: 224
Views: 82,774
Posted By Mister Towed
Nice to see you back, Slarti and belated happy...

Nice to see you back, Slarti and belated happy 70th!

Nice colour choice, a bit of flatting and another couple of coats and it'll be very passable.

I did see this 4x4 turbo 'Mini' at...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 24th May 2022, 07:16
Replies: 544
Views: 136,751
Posted By Mister Towed
Only another twenty thousand miles to go before...

Only another twenty thousand miles to go before it's "All the fours, 44444" :)
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 5th May 2022, 07:00
Replies: 544
Views: 136,751
Posted By Mister Towed
Ha ha! I bet someone already has that number on...

Ha ha! I bet someone already has that number on their truck, and WNK 3R on their BMW X6 (surely the ugliest car design since Walter White's Aztec).
Forum: General chatter 5th May 2022, 06:55
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By Mister Towed
Great footage and a beautiful location, but I...

Great footage and a beautiful location, but I swear I saw a Delta wing U.F.O tracking you at about two minutes in.

Or maybe it was a Millennium bug.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 4th May 2022, 07:20
Replies: 544
Views: 136,751
Posted By Mister Towed
Ah, another pet hate of mine: people who drive...

Ah, another pet hate of mine: people who drive pickup trucks as part of an 'active' lifestyle.

I can sort of understand it if you're a builder or landscape gardener and want just one vehicle for...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 3rd May 2022, 06:49
Replies: 544
Views: 136,751
Posted By Mister Towed
Nice to see you out and about again, Paul :) ...

Nice to see you out and about again, Paul :)

Your car does look like a matchbox model even when parked amongst 'small' cars like the Civic and Corsa.

Imagine what it would look like parked...
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