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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 28th September 2020, 13:07
Replies: 433
Views: 86,677
Posted By Jaguartvr
Ask the council to paint a solid white line on...

Ask the council to paint a solid white line on the road to try and stop idiots from blocking your access,
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 19th September 2020, 09:32
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By Jaguartvr
Shame, door, boot and bonnet gaps look to be very...

Shame, door, boot and bonnet gaps look to be very good. Paint and interior is a big letdown but it is up for sensible money. Gives you plenty of leeway for improvements.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th September 2020, 17:42
Replies: 10
Views: 660
Posted By Jaguartvr
Much nicer with the proper bonnet. I think Smash...

Much nicer with the proper bonnet. I think Smash is right about the rear window.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th August 2020, 10:58
Replies: 84
Views: 6,676
Posted By Jaguartvr
Much better than paint! They look very good, I...

Much better than paint! They look very good, I chrome wrapped my windscreen surround and was very pleased with the result.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th August 2020, 20:04
Replies: 84
Views: 6,676
Posted By Jaguartvr
I do like the thinner version but not keen on the...

I do like the thinner version but not keen on the fact that you can see the rim on the inside.
I would suggest you have them chrome wrapped, get it done professionally and the results can be...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 25th June 2020, 09:24
Replies: 1
Views: 261
Posted By Jaguartvr
Very interesting. My stumbling block on using a...

Very interesting. My stumbling block on using a Z4 as a donor was the high panel line across the rear of the boot where the hood joins, it is just too high.
This is the later chassis with the metal...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 14th June 2020, 17:36
Replies: 9
Views: 658
Posted By Jaguartvr
I stuck mine underneath the shell and then sanded...

I stuck mine underneath the shell and then sanded the top back which made it a very easy job on the 250. I think you have made the job a lot harder with your method as you will have to get the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th June 2020, 11:36
Replies: 84
Views: 6,676
Posted By Jaguartvr
The classic triple bulge would look good,...

The classic triple bulge would look good, especially if it were incorporated with a separate Bonett as in the 250swb.
Add the Bonnett and lose the coupe rear window and I think it will transform the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 15th March 2020, 12:14
Replies: 76
Views: 6,866
Posted By Jaguartvr
Traditional headlining with bows is a very nice...

Traditional headlining with bows is a very nice period feature, My Jag Mk2 had a new headlining professionally fitted when it was rebuilt 30 years ago. Still looks as good as new.

Was watching a...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th February 2020, 17:16
Replies: 37
Views: 2,539
Posted By Jaguartvr
Both levers within the door lock are hidden by...

Both levers within the door lock are hidden by the actuator. You can only see which one is moved with the actuator removed.
Fitting the whole kit is easier than removing the actuator!
I will try...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 25th January 2020, 07:47
Replies: 581
Views: 93,126
Posted By Jaguartvr
I would stick to the original green you tried...

I would stick to the original green you tried ages ago:rofl:
Forum: General chatter 24th January 2020, 16:17
Replies: 8
Views: 934
Posted By Jaguartvr
Thanks Smash, that at least give me something to...

Thanks Smash, that at least give me something to go on.
Forum: General chatter 23rd January 2020, 20:40
Replies: 8
Views: 934
Posted By Jaguartvr
Name and shame, it protects other buyers

Name and shame, it protects other buyers
Forum: General chatter 23rd January 2020, 20:38
Replies: 8
Views: 934
Posted By Jaguartvr
If you pay by PayPal or by card you are normally...

If you pay by PayPal or by card you are normally covered, don't be a muppet like me and fall for the bank transfer con.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd January 2020, 09:19
Replies: 581
Views: 93,126
Posted By Jaguartvr
Looking good:first: Surprised at the forward...

Looking good:first:

Surprised at the forward hinging bonnet, always thought the Kobra/250 bonnets using the existing hinges was a stroke of genius.

Is the new mould going to be taken after it...
Forum: General chatter 23rd January 2020, 09:02
Replies: 8
Views: 934
Posted By Jaguartvr
Fraudulent supplier warning

www.auto-bella.co.uk

Advertises on eBay and carandclassic.co.uk

Advertises Ferrari and fiat parts

ordered a pair of reversing lights for 160, his card machine was not working so could I pay...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 22nd January 2020, 08:59
Replies: 37
Views: 2,539
Posted By Jaguartvr
My Daytona has a very heavy bonnet with a metal...

My Daytona has a very heavy bonnet with a metal frame as well, normal stays would not hold it up. It has gas struts with locks, open the bonnet and it will "click" when fully open, to close lift it a...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st January 2020, 18:40
Replies: 76
Views: 6,866
Posted By Jaguartvr
I =may be wrong (very probably) but I thought the...

I =may be wrong (very probably) but I thought the 40 year MOT exemption was an EU directive.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 19th January 2020, 09:38
Replies: 37
Views: 2,539
Posted By Jaguartvr
For those too lazy to go back and look ...

For those too lazy to go back and look

http://www.madabout-kitcars.com/forum/showthread.php?t=5907

The replacement struts should be the same length as the originals although they are a little...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 17th January 2020, 10:30
Replies: 76
Views: 6,866
Posted By Jaguartvr
Classic Coachworks still seem to be offering the...

Classic Coachworks still seem to be offering the same cars with different names, makes sense, taking a step back from a replica name.

Just make sure you don't badge them or remove the badges as...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th January 2020, 17:06
Replies: 76
Views: 6,866
Posted By Jaguartvr
Surely it's not true, don't do faeces book so...

Surely it's not true, don't do faeces book so can't check.
The 250swb is the best Tribute kit by far,
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th January 2020, 12:48
Replies: 4
Views: 845
Posted By Jaguartvr
eBay You reach a far larger audience than any...

eBay
You reach a far larger audience than any other method. Just be aware that there will be many other Range Rovers for sale so the price must realistic.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 8th January 2020, 20:04
Replies: 57
Views: 8,095
Posted By Jaguartvr
That front wheel looks awfully big, what tyre...

That front wheel looks awfully big, what tyre size does it have?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd January 2020, 07:24
Replies: 8
Views: 836
Posted By Jaguartvr
Hi Smash I think you are going to have fun...

Hi Smash

I think you are going to have fun trimming everything with the roof on, not just the headlining. We had the roof down and the seats out and were still working in a small cramped space. I...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 1st January 2020, 11:20
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By Jaguartvr
Thanks Smash. All the brackets were removed...

Thanks Smash.
All the brackets were removed from the bracing strut (but still in place in this photo), none of them apart from the steering support are needed. We also heavily trimmed the mounting...
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