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Search: Posts Made By: Bongo
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th May 2013, 22:43
Replies: 7
Views: 2,375
Posted By Bongo
I'd be really interested to find something...

I'd be really interested to find something similar to what you're after but possibly without the wood, I don't know. I've got a Mk1 though and from what I've found, they seem harder to get...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 8th March 2013, 13:36
Replies: 510
Views: 145,134
Posted By Bongo
Lookin' sweet!

That's something similar to what I'll be after when I finally make space to start my build.

The alternative, AM-inspired front end looks great but I'd still like to keep the ragtop. An MX250c AM,...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st February 2013, 03:19
Replies: 54
Views: 14,943
Posted By Bongo
Okey cokey - I think I've just realised where...

Okey cokey - I think I've just realised where I've been getting confused.

Until now I'd assumed that the rolling out of the rear arch was to accommodate a larger diameter wheel but by reading back...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th February 2013, 22:25
Replies: 54
Views: 14,943
Posted By Bongo
Thanks for that Peeps. Bought my donor last...

Thanks for that Peeps.

Bought my donor last October and have been clarting about with it (very slowly) since then.

Been sorting out the rear heated screen, bulbs, window motors & guides etc....
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th February 2013, 01:52
Replies: 54
Views: 14,943
Posted By Bongo
I'm gonna have to do some research to find out...

I'm gonna have to do some research to find out what all the terminology to do with wheels actually relates to but I've got a question in the mean time - if you fit larger wheels & tyres to the car so...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 1st November 2012, 20:51
Replies: 39
Views: 11,132
Posted By Bongo
There are versions of the grille where both...

There are versions of the grille where both horizontal & vertical sections are very visible: http://images.thecarconnection.com/med/2004-aston-martin-vanquish-2-door-coupe-grille_100272237_m.jpg
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 1st November 2012, 20:03
Replies: 39
Views: 11,132
Posted By Bongo
Looks good, but the vertical pieces look very...

Looks good, but the vertical pieces look very dark, I'd prefer if they were the same as the horizontal ones. Which style did you have in mind? And please tell me it's not going to be a similar price...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 31st October 2012, 22:30
Replies: 39
Views: 11,132
Posted By Bongo
Is it the Jag one that looks like the original...

Is it the Jag one that looks like the original but with a smooth curved opening (for use without the chrome-surrounded Mondeo grille)?

To be honest, I like them all but was very taken by the wider...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 31st October 2012, 22:10
Replies: 39
Views: 11,132
Posted By Bongo
Apologies for digging up this old thread but I've...

Apologies for digging up this old thread but I've eventually managed to get my hands on a '97 1.8 Mk1 and am interested in how the new front opening & grille were coming on? I played around with...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 31st October 2012, 14:31
Replies: 37
Views: 8,393
Posted By Bongo
After months of looking, I've eventually nabbed...

After months of looking, I've eventually nabbed myself a '97 1.8 donor car. All looks pretty solid from above (sills previously repaired) but I'm yet to lift it up to check out the underside & see...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th October 2012, 21:44
Replies: 37
Views: 8,393
Posted By Bongo
So do you know where the water comes from? Spray...

So do you know where the water comes from? Spray up from below or draining down from above somewhere? Would making the drain holes bigger help do you think?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th October 2012, 21:27
Replies: 37
Views: 8,393
Posted By Bongo
Where does the water come from? Spray up from...

Where does the water come from? Spray up from below?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th October 2012, 21:05
Replies: 37
Views: 8,393
Posted By Bongo
Very informative & helpful Tytek. Is that rusty...

Very informative & helpful Tytek. Is that rusty lump behind the sill skin structural? And how did it get so bad in the first place? Is there any way to stop it happening again?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th October 2012, 23:29
Replies: 114
Views: 46,142
Posted By Bongo
Yeah, missed one on Gumtree the other day....

Yeah, missed one on Gumtree the other day. Wondering how picky I'm being - want a Mk1 1.8 with black leather interior, preferably a dark green paint job and within about an hour's drive . . . Is that...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th October 2012, 22:43
Replies: 114
Views: 46,142
Posted By Bongo
I'm itching to start a build, just a decent base...

I'm itching to start a build, just a decent base car!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th October 2012, 22:31
Replies: 37
Views: 8,393
Posted By Bongo
Good to see the work you've got to do on this &...

Good to see the work you've got to do on this & how you're going to go about it. I'm a total newbie at this so all advice & guidance is invaluable. Carry on the good work!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 17th September 2012, 19:02
Replies: 37
Views: 8,393
Posted By Bongo
It'll be very interesting and informative to show...

It'll be very interesting and informative to show the before & after pictures as well as a step-by-step guide (including pics) if you've got the time & patience.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 8th September 2012, 19:26
Replies: 114
Views: 46,142
Posted By Bongo
What's the plan for the colour of this one then?

What's the plan for the colour of this one then?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 3rd September 2012, 17:34
Replies: 114
Views: 46,142
Posted By Bongo
A well-deserved day off! Good talking to you...

A well-deserved day off!

Good talking to you and Dan yesterday Chris, thanks for your time & advice. The car looked even better than the pictures.

I've begun to look in the usual places for a...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th August 2012, 22:36
Replies: 15
Views: 4,935
Posted By Bongo
Great stuff. The car's looking great, can't wait...

Great stuff. The car's looking great, can't wait to see it for real.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th August 2012, 00:16
Replies: 15
Views: 4,935
Posted By Bongo
Good new indeed. How's the car looking now?

Good new indeed. How's the car looking now?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th August 2012, 23:17
Replies: 15
Views: 4,935
Posted By Bongo
I won't be down til about 1pm - you aren't...

I won't be down til about 1pm - you aren't planning to pack up early are you?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 19th August 2012, 21:22
Replies: 15
Views: 4,935
Posted By Bongo
So an MX250c is on for Donington then? Out for a...

So an MX250c is on for Donington then? Out for a stag do on the Sat but could probably drive down from Newcastle on Sunday morning as long as the car's there to be seen. Just have to drink a few...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 14th August 2012, 21:00
Replies: 114
Views: 46,142
Posted By Bongo
I was thinking of a Mk2 for a newer, possibly...

I was thinking of a Mk2 for a newer, possibly more reliable motor etc but the more I think about it I'm swaying toward a Mk1, especially as this would be my first build & could do with as few...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 14th August 2012, 17:15
Replies: 114
Views: 46,142
Posted By Bongo
Hey Peepsy, I'm not a big fan of replicas either....

Hey Peepsy, I'm not a big fan of replicas either. Having said that, I'm not widely knowledgable on classic cars at all, I just like what I like. And when I first saw the MX250 I really liked the...
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