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    Re: LB Stratos on Late Brake Show

    That’s pretty special recognition for LB Specialist Cars, once the order books open again they’ll be overflowing! Quite good to hear the impressions of someone like Johnny that’s driven a lot of...
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    Re: Ultimate replica

    The ultimate Stratos is the one that’s in your garage. I wouldn’t have mine any other way, I built it the way I wanted it. :D
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    Re: Hello from Michigan!

    Yeah, Bossmass is in Detroit I think so you may even be able to see one up close and personal.
  4. Thread: 2020 mileage?

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    Re: 2020 mileage?

    Since January last year Iíve done just on 8000 kms. With the only costs being petrol and oil. Iíbe just taken it off the road for winter to change the gearbox and cambelt, not really necessary but...
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    Re: Thank you

    Ha ha ok. Maybe a glass of milk and a couple of biscuits on the roof?
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    Re: Thank you

    Just leave a 50 under the sun visor, you shouldn’t have any trouble at all.
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    Re: Thank you

    Excellent Peter, you’re really lucky to be able to get your car back to the mother ship so easily. I’m scared to do over 30 in mine, being aware of my own abilities!

    I’ve had nothing but...
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    Re: clamshell catches

    No, leave it the way it is.
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    Re: clamshell catches

    Yeah, I used a 1/8 punch, the swage/flare just folded up and the pin fell out. I used a tapered centre punch to re-flare it when I put it back in. Still ok a few years later.
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    Re: New Stratos Manufacturer in USA..

    If you search for Casey Putsch on instagram you’ll see more photos. The body is going to be mostly metal, so it just might need that monster engine to push it along.
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    Re: Another Stratos project

    Googled it, found this https://www.alfaowner.com/threads/busso-v6-carbon-cam-covers-carbon-alfapart.1188852/
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    Re: Thread re Stratos For Sale on Pistonheads

    As long as the new owner drives it. Hasn’t been driven much over that last few years.
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    Re: Jay Leno's Garage

    Me too, made me cringe. I lost count of how many times I glued my Beta glove box catch back together after people didn’t listen.
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    Re: Thread re Stratos For Sale on Pistonheads

    That’s the car I saw here when my kit was on the water back in 2013. It had 4500km on it. It’s well travelled, it was in the States for a while.
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    Re: 2021 Calendars - now ready for print !

    Done. Need a new calendar for the desk at work.
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    Re: Matt's Stradale

    Wow! I love the colour, and those stripes look really good?
  17. Thread: Guy Croft

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    Re: Guy Croft

    I also had quite a lot of dealings with Guy, but only through faxes and email. He helped me a lot with engine tuning over the years with advice and supply of parts, for a number of twin cam cars....
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    Re: Fasteners for thin (ish) GRP panels

    I know the ones, they work well. I bought some metric ones the same to use in my Stratos.
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    Re: Fasteners for thin (ish) GRP panels

    I haven't seen those, most of the anchor nuts I've seen on the Boeing and Airbus aircraft I've worked are quite narrow and use ms20426 3/32 AD 100 degree rivets or EC2216 adhesive to bond them on,...
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    Re: Harry's Garage - Beta Volumex and 037

    Of all the cars I've owned I miss my VX coupe the most. It was really good to hear what someone like Harry thought of it.
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    Re: Does anyone make a good 037 kit?

    There's also Carteroni down here. http://www.carteroni.co.nz/

    I haven't seen their car, but thise I've spoken too are complimentary.
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    Re: Windscreen installation

    I did my own, it was actually pretty easy. I put it in position, and made some small alloy packers in a couple of spots along the bottom to get it in the correct spot. Pulled it out, painted on the...
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    Re: A Short Busso Story

    I wanted to be first, I hadn't even watched it all the way through! :D But I see it's already been posted in the engine section, maybe next time.
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    A Short Busso Story

    https://youtu.be/xdD2RzZAglQ
  25. Thread: Mud flaps

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    Re: Mud flaps

    Petty sure it was two pairs of these.

    https://www.demon-tweeks.com/nz/grayston-4mm-thick-mudflaps-243651/

    And I used an old jar to draw a nice radius to cut the corners.
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