The Good The Bad and The Ugly, no not a Clint Eastwood Spaghetti Western, I'm taliking Kit Cars here...

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OK I posted a pick of an ADO 16 based kit car and Chris Martin said he for one would provide some odity poctures.

I am not referring to replicas like say Jag based Lynx Ronalts(albeit a Cougar may qualify as kitty litter)or the one of six new bodies stored Scaglietti Lussos that were made up by a french expert using genuine ferrari parts, my brother in law had one, gorgeous, no how about the Fierro or MR2 ferrari doppleganger clone rebody kits-or the Eagle with the Gull wing doors, usually based on a VDub Chassis,

I saw a Triumph for sale on fleabay a couple of months back, which was the very same one in the same location I had looked at 20 years, to the month before. Coincidentally I found two more in the same location en route back from Castle Coombe at that time. I had really been down to try a Trident Clipper out, but again couldnt agree a proce.

The idea had been to continue doing some motor sport with a car I go to shows in too. However a 64 Thunderbird only filled one criteria and one of the X Lotus fitters, then at Tesco warned me against a part completed Marcos Mantula kit on my list of considerations.

I love the sport I hadnt done for nye of 30 years and took up sailing again 12 years ago. One guy who used to have the same type racing dinghy as mine then, also had aGinetta similar in looks to the Duttom based one my friendly Lorry mechanic had experience of building from scratch.

Lastly i once waded into a slight tiff a lad and lass at a show he saying a 289 Cobra wasnt genuine, she saying I think it is, look at the E Plate. I stuck my nose in and agreed, he then advised me to look at the badge.

This one was one classy car and unlike some of the kits supposedly with the is the sincerest form of flattery in mind I did do this well before Top gear came up wid their aquatic car/truck specials.

wadda you guys think about kits???

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Is this Good,BAD or just  plain Ugly?  you be the judge !!

 

 

 

 

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"good,

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How is that rear bumper Good, bad or ugly?

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Response on kit-cars seems a little slow so I thought this would be an opportunity to submit  a different colour as you appear not to approve of the Ferrari copyright red. I built quite a few of these and "Rosso-Red" proved to be the most popular choice by far with the new purchaser's. But  who knows what this years  favourite colour will be? I tried to find buyers in England but after several successfull shows where the cars were very well recieved people convinced me that they would not sell because  English garages are so small that the doors of the car could not be opened and in many cases the doorway would not allow the car to enter the garage and  everyone seemed extremely reluctant to leave such a vehicle outside where it would be vunerable to theft and vandelism 

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Response on kit-cars seems a little slow so I thought this would be an opportunity to submit  a different colour as you appear not to approve of the Ferrari copyright red. I built quite a few of these and "Rosso-Red" proved to be the most popular choice by far with the new purchaser's. But  who knows what this years  favourite colour will be? I tried to find buyers in England but after several successfull shows where the cars were very well recieved people convinced me that they would not sell because  English garages are so small that the doors of the car could not be opened and in many cases the doorway would not allow the car to enter the garage and  everyone seemed extremely reluctant to leave such a vehicle outside where it would be vunerable to theft and vandelism 

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