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    Re: Garage Day Buxton Derbyshire

    Not sure how the last one ended up on its side, for some reason I can't delete it!
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    Re: Garage Day Buxton Derbyshire

    Thanks Gordon for the hospitality, coffee and bacon rolls followed by a meat pie (thanks Norm) perfect for a wet Saturday morning.

    Robin, hope you made it back with functional wind screen wipers,...
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    Re: Garage Day Buxton Derbyshire

    I should be able to make it on the 28th, that's assuming your allowing vehicles other than strat replicas on your drive!
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    Re: Garage Day Buxton Derbyshire

    Damn, away on holiday otherwise I would have made it over in the new car, hopefully next year.
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    Re: Steering Column Stalk

    Congratulations, I'm pleased for you:confused:
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    Re: Chairman's Rant, July 2019

    I wonder for how long, new Chinese investment and a desire to make the brand into something that can rival McLaren with all electric hyper car may change the Lotus ethos.

    I do believe the current...
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    Steering Column Stalk

    New X19 column stalk.

    These are not original Fiat stalks, they are the replica ones sold by DG Rally. Correct wiring and plugs for the Lister Bell loom.
    I fitted them to my car and couldn't get...
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    Re: Chairman's Rant, July 2019

    Thanks.

    Yes it is rather rapid, not that mad that it scares you, although I am still running it in!

    Anyone currently building a LB with the same supercharged Toyota engine (Norm?) is in for...
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    Re: Chairman's Rant, July 2019

    Blimey Jim, have you been spying into my garage? Although I'm definitely in the OR camp not AND!

    No point leaving the money in the bank doing nothing, picked it up last weekend:)
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    Re: Chairman's Rant, July 2019

    Totally agree. I'm sure for the manufacturer there is far more profit in turnkey cars than supplying kits + a lot less hassle. With a turnkey, the manufacturer is sat watching match of the day,...
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    Re: Chairman's Rant, July 2019

    I would like to add that I achieved the price I did for my car thanks to the help from Craig and Lydia at LB for which I am very grateful.
    When I originally advertised the car I had numerous...
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    Re: Chairman's Rant, July 2019

    Nice ‘rant’ Norm, forum needs a lively debate and nothing like money to get people interested.

    When I placed an order for a LB, it was always the challenge of the build that interested me....
  13. Thread: Lister Bell STR

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    Re: Lister Bell STR

    So, the car has spent the last 2 days on the LB stand at Stoneleigh and will be going to its new owner on Friday. Sold to a lovely couple who live in Hertfordshire so hopefully the car will be seen...
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    Re: Lister Bell STR

    Cheers Mel

    Craig has been kind enough to advertise the car for me on his facebook page, had a ridiculous amount of interest in less than 12 hours, obviously a lot of dreamers!

    The car is also...
  15. Thread: Lister Bell STR

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    Re: Lister Bell STR

    Cheers Leigh. Don't think I can quite match you for attention to detail, pleased you think my car is top notch, a nice endorsement.
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    Lister Bell STR

    As some of you are aware Ive been thinking about selling my car at some point this year.

    I really enjoyed the build and do like the car but just don't get the chance to use it as much as I...
  17. Thread: Garage Day 2019

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    Re: Garage Day 2019

    Couple of pictures from today. Good to meet everybody and thanks for the hospitality Phil, sorry couldn't find you before I left to thank you in person.

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    Re: Garage Day 2019

    I'll try and get along, first outing for the car this year.
    Im in Tenerife the week before, should be ok so long as the brexit shutters don't come down on March 30 and I can't get back into the...
  19. Thread: Stratos Revisited

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    Re: Stratos Revisited

    The Alfa supply does seem to be getting harder to find, the prices being asked for low mileage 3.0 166's has risen considerably since I bought mine.
    If you're stuck on the Alfa route Id certainly...
  20. Thread: Stratos Revisited

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    Re: Stratos Revisited

    Congratulations, 18 months will soon pass.
    You decided on what you're going to build? Stradale/wide arch Alfa donor or Toyota etc?
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    Over Centre Catch + Bonnet Badge

    Been in the garage today and found these left over from my build, maybe of use to somebody.

    Lancia bonnet badge, can't remember where I got it from, guess its originally from a Fulvia wheel cap....
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    Re: Aston V8 Vantage?

    Evict the wife's car from your garage and put it next to the LB! Sure she wont mind scraping ice first thing in the morning for the next few weeks..
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    Re: Aston V8 Vantage?

    And the negative points are? Im buying it if Leigh doesn't!!
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    Re: Aston V8 Vantage?

    Do it, I paid that for a Ford Focus!

    The Focus is probably faster, more reliable, cheaper to service, cheaper to run, more practical etc...but hey that's an Aston.. get it bought, you only live...
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    Re: Integrale Evo II Car SOS

    Yes, a little bit emotional at the end!
    Agree with you Leigh, top restoration, not quick bodge made to look good for the tv. Dread to think how many hours go into each car.
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