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Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion Today, 06:50
Replies: 2
Views: 41
Posted By Mister Towed
The only recent article about Ferrari litigation...

The only recent article about Ferrari litigation against a replica owner/manufacturer I could find is this from Holland, and Ferrari lost the case -
...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds Yesterday, 16:26
Replies: 242
Views: 36,873
Posted By Mister Towed
Thanks Paul, yes, I'm afraid I too found the...

Thanks Paul, yes, I'm afraid I too found the adverts more interesting than the show...

So, progress over the weekend and today revolved around continuing to develop the racing doors.

I reused...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 16th October 2021, 08:22
Replies: 242
Views: 36,873
Posted By Mister Towed
Thanks Deni, yes, I am aiming for the Le Mans...

Thanks Deni, yes, I am aiming for the Le Mans race car door look similar to a D Type Jag. I'm hoping that will throw people off the scent of it being a kit-car as it won't look like all the other...
Forum: General chatter 16th October 2021, 08:03
Replies: 168
Views: 39,673
Posted By Mister Towed
Impressive stuff and fabulous scenery. My...

Impressive stuff and fabulous scenery.

My favourite quote:

"If there's a hard way to do it, I'll find it."

I could've said that myself!

Looking forward to seeing it in its final...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 15th October 2021, 21:29
Replies: 198
Views: 60,592
Posted By Mister Towed
Sorry to disagree with the consensus here, but...

Sorry to disagree with the consensus here, but spraying gives a much better finish than brush/roller imho.

All you need is a 100 compressor, a cheap(ish) gun - mine cost about 150, a bit of...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 11th October 2021, 08:13
Replies: 242
Views: 36,873
Posted By Mister Towed
Thanks for your positive comments, guys, they're...

Thanks for your positive comments, guys, they're much appreciated :)

I know what you mean about the way time evaporates when you retire as I tried to retire back in 2017.

I found that...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 10th October 2021, 18:06
Replies: 242
Views: 36,873
Posted By Mister Towed
Time for an update I feel as I have been making...

Time for an update I feel as I have been making progress on my doors.

Just to recap, I wanted something different in the way of doors but my attempt to rear hinge them for the suicide door look...
Forum: Show us your Kit Cars 9th October 2021, 16:13
Replies: 13
Views: 1,168
Posted By Mister Towed
Coming along nicely, the back end has quite the...

Coming along nicely, the back end has quite the look of a Porsche Cayman.

Pictures are a bit big to see at their best on screen, any chance you could resize them to around 1000x720 or so?
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 30th September 2021, 08:07
Replies: 198
Views: 60,592
Posted By Mister Towed
Hi Slarty, sorry, but I didn't see your post...

Hi Slarty, sorry, but I didn't see your post until this morning.

The DVLA rebody rules say that you need the original, unmodified chassis in order to keep the registration number. Most of us...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 23rd September 2021, 09:23
Replies: 27
Views: 1,154
Posted By Mister Towed
Bit of inspiration from Goodwood Revival for you....

Bit of inspiration from Goodwood Revival for you.

Enjoy!

https://i.ibb.co/gr3SjLY/IMG-20210918-095243779.jpg

https://i.ibb.co/CtzPVPz/IMG-20210918-104128578.jpg
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 14th September 2021, 19:43
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By Mister Towed
Yes and no - it clearly states that it's a BMW...

Yes and no - it clearly states that it's a BMW based evocation but then goes on about it being a restoration and, as has already been pointed out, a 'bare metal' respray, which is stretching the...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 10th September 2021, 21:42
Replies: 99
Views: 8,482
Posted By Mister Towed
Thank you :)

Thank you :)
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 10th September 2021, 17:47
Replies: 99
Views: 8,482
Posted By Mister Towed
Can't seem to find it, can you post a link please?

Can't seem to find it, can you post a link please?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 29th August 2021, 08:43
Replies: 47
Views: 5,581
Posted By Mister Towed
That's a shame. I thought that might be...

That's a shame.

I thought that might be the case when I looked through the list of exhibitors on the show website, which appeared to be very sparse to me.

It's possibly another example of...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 25th August 2021, 08:03
Replies: 27
Views: 1,154
Posted By Mister Towed
Your new engine has brought back a few memories...

Your new engine has brought back a few memories for me, Mick, as I had a green Chrysler Sunbeam 1.6 GLS when I was 20.

I had a head-on crash in it after a year of trouble free ownership, when a...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 25th August 2021, 07:18
Replies: 27
Views: 1,154
Posted By Mister Towed
That's a nice addition, my first thought on...

That's a nice addition, my first thought on seeing the motor and gearbox was early Lotus/Coventry Climax.

As it's a bored out version of the Hillman Imp engine it is pretty much a 40hp Coventry...
Forum: General Build Chat 12th August 2021, 07:09
Replies: 22
Views: 1,034
Posted By Mister Towed
I have the same issue and it's been doing it on...

I have the same issue and it's been doing it on and off for three or four years.

I can navigate from the Home page through the different site areas to individual posts, but if I try to go back...
Forum: General Build Chat 7th August 2021, 14:57
Replies: 22
Views: 1,034
Posted By Mister Towed
Possibly, alongside the boom in classic car...

Possibly, alongside the boom in classic car prices, this kit-building lark has all got a bit expensive for the dyed-in-the-wool shed based enthusiasts who used to be regulars on here.

As an...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 7th August 2021, 14:22
Replies: 27
Views: 1,154
Posted By Mister Towed
Congratulations on the new project, Mick, the...

Congratulations on the new project, Mick, the Marlin was another kit that was on my wish-list back in the day. I saw quite a few good Marina based examples at kit-car shows with Alfa Romeo or Toyota...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 28th July 2021, 21:19
Replies: 150
Views: 18,201
Posted By Mister Towed
Think I need to go to Specsavers. Will keep a...

Think I need to go to Specsavers. Will keep a look out more carefully if I'm able to get to any of the other events :)
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 27th July 2021, 19:54
Replies: 150
Views: 18,201
Posted By Mister Towed
I was hoping to see your car at Shelsey Walsh, I...

I was hoping to see your car at Shelsey Walsh, I was there on the Sunday and looked all over but just couldn't find it. It was a really good day out anyway so thanks for the recommendation.
...
Forum: General chatter 12th July 2021, 08:54
Replies: 1
Views: 262
Posted By Mister Towed
Oh dear, three hours just to end up parked back...

Oh dear, three hours just to end up parked back at home with no more range than you started with when all you wanted to do was 'fill up' ready for a long drive?

Impressive though the Taycan...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 11th July 2021, 17:06
Replies: 198
Views: 60,592
Posted By Mister Towed
Sorry, Slarti, can't help with the electronic...

Sorry, Slarti, can't help with the electronic speedo, I'm afraid it's a bit high-tech for me.

Nice to see some progress though :)
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 11th July 2021, 17:03
Replies: 127
Views: 31,768
Posted By Mister Towed
Pembleton is just bonkers so I love it, and the D...

Pembleton is just bonkers so I love it, and the D Type is a credit to you, well done on both :)
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 11th July 2021, 16:56
Replies: 242
Views: 36,873
Posted By Mister Towed
No more progress on the Speedster to report, I'm...

No more progress on the Speedster to report, I'm afraid as other hobbies/projects/work/ family stuff have all taken precedence these last few months.

Some good news is that Iris, our MG Midget,...
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