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Old 05-20-2017, 06:15 PM
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Ah ha........ Bolwell Mk7
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Old 05-20-2017, 06:28 PM
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410s coupe. Crikey Dave, do you think I run a payroll company!


Bolwell Mk7. Yes, but as you got there by standing on Rob's shoulders, only half a cigar.




PLEASE POST ANY Bolwell COMMENTS here.


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Old 05-21-2017, 12:24 AM
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Yes thanks Rob for the prompt. I was looking for anything with an oval nose, you could make this out under the car cover.
The Mk8 Nagari doesn't have this, nor a Dino or even Miura. Now a Miura replica would look great in my driveway.

The Mk7 has really nice lines. I was always keen on the Nagari but see the beauty in things once overlooked.
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whats the front end on it ?looks like hi ace or similar
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Old 10-18-2017, 12:41 AM
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It has been a while since I posted but the GTO has been running perfectly. Just thought I'll add a comment on a modification because it has worked so well. May be of interest to Daytona owners.

I added a vent to the rear window purely because many of the GTOs fitted them. I have taken the car for a few runs since the vent was created and the lower cabin temperature in remarkable. You wouldn't think it could create such a drastic change - but it has.





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Hi and yes I am interested for my Daytona and must say that it does look good on your GTO.

Can you tell me if you made or purchased the vent/outlet cover and if made, how you went about it and material

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See here

For a one-off you could just play around with a hotair gun on some 2mm Perspex. That's how I established the slightly different shape for the one on the rear.
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Pure genius!
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Old 10-19-2017, 07:21 PM
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Nice work Peter, glad you're getting it out and enjoying it.
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that photo bucket thing is good... It keeps all your pics to yourself...
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Old 10-20-2017, 05:19 PM
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Rob et al.

After Photobucket's initial stunt of restricting 3rd party posting Google Chrome hit back with an 'extension' to address it.

It now appears as though Photobucket has tried again but there is, yet again, a response from Google Chrome. You just need to include new 'extensions.

Click on the 3 vertical dots in the top right hand corner
Click on 'Settings'
Click on 'Advanced'
Click on 'Accessibility'
Type in "photobucket" to the search in the top left hand corner
Click on 'Photobucket fixer'
You should see 3 extensions appear - Select each of them.
Restart Google and you should see images on all forums.


I think Photobucket would stand a better chance taking on Kim Jong-un than Google!
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I am not a huge fan of the GTO but I understand why the originals sell for millions and there are some in Washington State that are owned by the Multi Billionaires that display their cars on occasion at Lemay's.

I am a fan of replica's because they allow some of us to enjoy those beautiful and historic cars of the past like the Cobras, GT 40s, 356s.....ect that we could never afford.

Since I first saw one, I have though that the early 60s Ferrari SWB 250s were about as beautiful as any car I have ever seen and now Mirage in England is nearing production of a BMW based model and I am near the top of the pre ordering list. A bucket list car for me.

I think the Cal Spyder is also a beautiful and affordable replica and it is made in the good old USA so you can go to Arizona and see one for real.

The Cobra has a timeless beauty, but so do other cars...

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