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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 15th November 2020, 10:42
Replies: 99
Views: 9,175
Posted By IanA
I followed that auction for an hour or so- 400k...

I followed that auction for an hour or so- 400k for a Metro 6R4 !!! Even more for a Renault 4 Turbo rally car. I looked at some of their previous sales and large barges- BMW or Mercs go for very low...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th November 2020, 12:33
Replies: 372
Views: 76,131
Posted By IanA
I had a TVR once that sprayed water onto the...

I had a TVR once that sprayed water onto the distributor from a leaky radiator seam. I blamed the misfire on some cheap petrol bought previously. The leak wasn't apparent with the engine stopped.
I...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th November 2020, 23:00
Replies: 372
Views: 76,131
Posted By IanA
The suspense to know the limp-mode cure is...

The suspense to know the limp-mode cure is rivalling that of the USA election result, Mick !!!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th October 2020, 15:46
Replies: 372
Views: 76,131
Posted By IanA
I had a similar problem once caused by a blocked...

I had a similar problem once caused by a blocked fuel line. On my Lotus Seven S1 I had a tank made with a reserve section. Some Red Hermetite that I'd used to seal the outlets had got into the tank....
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 5th October 2020, 07:37
Replies: 5
Views: 461
Posted By IanA
Looks like a nice Escort cabrio Mk4.

Looks like a nice Escort cabrio Mk4.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 28th September 2020, 11:20
Replies: 372
Views: 76,131
Posted By IanA
Hi Mick- I know how you feel. I was having...

Hi Mick- I know how you feel. I was having ignition problems when I revived my Fury (Ford crossflow). Having tried all the usual suspects I ditched the points distributor (an Aldon special) and went...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 14th September 2020, 15:04
Replies: 99
Views: 9,175
Posted By IanA
Try some high-build primer, might mean less...

Try some high-build primer, might mean less filling before sanding.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 5th September 2020, 10:33
Replies: 582
Views: 95,162
Posted By IanA
I meant to say earlier- that is one super looking...

I meant to say earlier- that is one super looking car. Congrats on the work needed to make your aim a reality.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 5th August 2020, 19:18
Replies: 17
Views: 1,109
Posted By IanA
If you are driving anything that looks...

If you are driving anything that looks "interesting" they will assume that you are there for the show and not charge for the driver. Usually, go past the payment booth and turn left. Go past the cars...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 3rd August 2020, 16:05
Replies: 99
Views: 9,175
Posted By IanA
+1 from me. I'm long past rewiring unless it's...

+1 from me. I'm long past rewiring unless it's for new functionality. I can get most diagnostic info via a wifi OBD sender onto a phone. Just more things to worry about if they are in front of you...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 14th July 2020, 18:59
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By IanA
Could also try: ...

Could also try:

http://www.wedophones.com/BMWManualsLead.htm
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 15th June 2020, 17:59
Replies: 15
Views: 1,043
Posted By IanA
That's how I feel too. I've written off this year...

That's how I feel too. I've written off this year as far as show attendance goes. I'll just have to find other excuses for long drives. I was intending to tax the Fury for 6 months as well but it can...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th May 2020, 21:39
Replies: 271
Views: 80,683
Posted By IanA
Like this one: 1961 #Ferrari 250 GTO Prototipo ...

Like this one: 1961 #Ferrari 250 GTO Prototipo

https://twitter.com/ItaliAuto/status/1262030403801681920?s=09
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st April 2020, 19:33
Replies: 23
Views: 1,232
Posted By IanA
Sad to say but mine is going the same way after...

Sad to say but mine is going the same way after about 18 months. Stored outside but seems to have come on suddenly with the recent warm weather. It's probably down to keeping it in gel coat for so...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th March 2020, 19:27
Replies: 11
Views: 547
Posted By IanA
My Z300S is correctly registered on DVLA as...

My Z300S is correctly registered on DVLA as WNZ3005 (thank you Speedyreg) but still comes up as a BMW when being MOTed.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 19th March 2020, 21:14
Replies: 114
Views: 35,197
Posted By IanA
Memo to Chris & Dan- note the strength of...

Memo to Chris & Dan- note the strength of interest- the money for this one is out there...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 19th March 2020, 13:56
Replies: 12
Views: 703
Posted By IanA
Not at all. I was in the position some years ago...

Not at all. I was in the position some years ago when I could ask myself "What car would I LIKE to drive?" and the answer for me was a Maserati. Which is why I got mine.

OK, it's not the 450S that...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th March 2020, 21:58
Replies: 114
Views: 35,197
Posted By IanA
Such a shame. Would probably sell more than the...

Such a shame. Would probably sell more than the Grantura shell. It's what the Mk1 always needed- a 150bhp motor and a 6speed g/box.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th February 2020, 12:14
Replies: 271
Views: 80,683
Posted By IanA
The Fisken's site says: Ex Jean Estager...

The Fisken's site says:

Ex Jean Estager Tour de France class winner
Subsequently raced extensively in France and Spain
Modified in period to longnose with headrest
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th February 2020, 12:11
Replies: 271
Views: 80,683
Posted By IanA
Retromobile 2020

Just returned from Retromobile 2020 in Paris. A very good show- it gets larger each year but didn't feel so crowded. Felt really at home (being from Abingdon) because it was over-run with MGBs. At...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 4th February 2020, 21:55
Replies: 372
Views: 76,131
Posted By IanA
They don't fold up and collapse either. Don't...

They don't fold up and collapse either.
Don't like that overhang though, mine are solid all the way.
Good luck tracking down the dribble.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th January 2020, 21:15
Replies: 582
Views: 95,162
Posted By IanA
Although I'd always want a convertible, I can't...

Although I'd always want a convertible, I can't get over how good that rear window looks.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th January 2020, 21:14
Replies: 582
Views: 95,162
Posted By IanA
If you are buying wire wheels, etc. from MWS,...

If you are buying wire wheels, etc. from MWS, don't forget to join the JDC first for the discount.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 29th January 2020, 21:44
Replies: 582
Views: 95,162
Posted By IanA
What a super looking car. TBH it's going to take...

What a super looking car. TBH it's going to take me a while to love that front but I'm looking forward to seeing the finished job. At Stoneleigh obviously.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd January 2020, 19:09
Replies: 582
Views: 95,162
Posted By IanA
All looking rather good. I like the...

All looking rather good. I like the "ready-frenched" light mountings.
Are you going to keep Z3gato as the model name?
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