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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th May 2018, 11:55
Replies: 288
Views: 22,372
Posted By couerdelion
Break it to him gently there... :-)

Break it to him gently there... :-)
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th April 2018, 12:53
Replies: 30
Views: 1,721
Posted By couerdelion
Will you come? Yes - hoping the car will be done...

Will you come? Yes - hoping the car will be done by then even if not painted.

Do you like the idea? Yes

What can be improved*? Nothing - be good to put faces to names.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th April 2018, 12:46
Replies: 1,348
Views: 453,215
Posted By couerdelion
Thanks Geoff - been trying to work out what...

Thanks Geoff - been trying to work out what switches I need from memory of what was there before.

I think it's just front/rear fogs, hazards, horn (will be seperate from steering wheel I think)...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th April 2018, 11:13
Replies: 1,348
Views: 453,215
Posted By couerdelion
What does the AFFH stand for? Ive gone for a...

What does the AFFH stand for?

Ive gone for a change of knobs to see if it masks the look of the BMW a little bit.

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/870/40814975085_11fe1f588c_z.jpg...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 31st March 2018, 20:14
Replies: 156
Views: 16,514
Posted By couerdelion
C'est la vie. Nothing that cant be fixed. ...

C'est la vie. Nothing that cant be fixed.

Pain in the ass though!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 31st March 2018, 17:15
Replies: 156
Views: 16,514
Posted By couerdelion
Not the best of days working on the car... ...

Not the best of days working on the car...

Decided to tackle the dash.

Made a beautiful template and measured everything up perfectly. Checked, rechecked and checked again.
Then carefully cut...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 31st March 2018, 11:24
Replies: 156
Views: 16,514
Posted By couerdelion
Here you go......

Here you go... http://www.madabout-kitcars.com/forum/showpost.php?p=79234&postcount=56
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th March 2018, 21:37
Replies: 22
Views: 1,399
Posted By couerdelion
Last year I was hoping to be ready for 2018....

Last year I was hoping to be ready for 2018. It'll be 2019 now.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th March 2018, 20:09
Replies: 156
Views: 16,514
Posted By couerdelion
Not yet - I know that I'll need them when I put...

Not yet - I know that I'll need them when I put the centre part of the bonnet in but it holds without it for now.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th March 2018, 20:02
Replies: 156
Views: 16,514
Posted By couerdelion
Thanks for all the tips folks - was tough fitting...

Thanks for all the tips folks - was tough fitting it on my own but got the job done.

Did a quick video after I'd finished, for my dad, to show him how I'm getting on...
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th March 2018, 10:45
Replies: 156
Views: 16,514
Posted By couerdelion
Thanks Dave. Just been out and bought some M8s....

Thanks Dave. Just been out and bought some M8s. Hopefully they're the ones! ��
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 29th March 2018, 21:47
Replies: 156
Views: 16,514
Posted By couerdelion
Back at it after a month of with the weather. ...

Back at it after a month of with the weather.

Another bit of a tidy up and then looked to fit the front end.
Assumed I'd mislaid the nuts that attach the bonnet to the hinges. Spent a while...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th February 2018, 20:47
Replies: 156
Views: 16,514
Posted By couerdelion
Good, that's same as me - I think it needs...

Good, that's same as me - I think it needs bracing in the centre so will look at that in next few weeks.

Thanks
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th February 2018, 15:50
Replies: 156
Views: 16,514
Posted By couerdelion
Thanks - it better be worth the effort! :-) ...

Thanks - it better be worth the effort! :-)

I looked at your dash pictures to try and gauge where to cut.

Do you just have the fixings at the side of the dash or in the centre too?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 19th February 2018, 12:55
Replies: 156
Views: 16,514
Posted By couerdelion
Didnt get chance to do much this weekend but did...

Didnt get chance to do much this weekend but did start on the dashboard.

I initially thought that the dashboard just needed the pods removing and that was it. It isn't.

Here's the dashboard...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 19th February 2018, 12:42
Replies: 156
Views: 16,514
Posted By couerdelion
This is a rule (tape measure) just laid next to...

This is a rule (tape measure) just laid next to the lock to give an idea of where the cuts need to be.

I'll take a video showing why the hole needs to be bigger than just allowing access to the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th February 2018, 18:24
Replies: 631
Views: 149,605
Posted By couerdelion
Sage advice! I've found that the weeks I...

Sage advice!

I've found that the weeks I work on the car I'm motivated. As soon as I miss one it quickly turns to two...



I've mentioned I'm putting a body kit on a Z3. She's images of a...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th February 2018, 17:09
Replies: 9
Views: 648
Posted By couerdelion
I didn't really feel qualified to comment on 50's...

I didn't really feel qualified to comment on 50's logos being a child of the 70's...

But (there's always a but!)
I kinda like the idea that although it is a BMW it is/will be difficult for people...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 5th February 2018, 10:40
Replies: 156
Views: 16,514
Posted By couerdelion
I'm trying to follow your advice of doing a...

I'm trying to follow your advice of doing a little often :-)

It's a lot more motivating seeing little jobs ticked off.

Also helping a friend respray his Z3. Which is good as it means we...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 4th February 2018, 19:36
Replies: 156
Views: 16,514
Posted By couerdelion
Next up was a start on the dash... This is...

Next up was a start on the dash...

This is how it was in it's removed state. There's plenty of instructions on how to remove on the t'internet, and I'd already removed so no pictures anyway.
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 4th February 2018, 19:29
Replies: 156
Views: 16,514
Posted By couerdelion
A little more done today. First the angle...

A little more done today.

First the angle grinder was out again today. Cut the door skin as per the instructions from Tribute.

At the top of the 'hole' there is a bar that also needs cutting...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 3rd February 2018, 17:46
Replies: 156
Views: 16,514
Posted By couerdelion
Not a lot to show for todays work. Mainly spent...

Not a lot to show for todays work. Mainly spent it flattening back the paint on another Z3 I'm helping restore.

I did get a delivery of air vents.

99p on Ebay.
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd February 2018, 14:37
Replies: 288
Views: 22,372
Posted By couerdelion
Got to say, the Zagato is a beautiful car. ...

Got to say, the Zagato is a beautiful car.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4667/40010033252_e1be6b6e59_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/23XxSXw)DU6Xgm2XkAAX4D1 (https://flic.kr/p/23XxSXw) by...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th January 2018, 11:06
Replies: 156
Views: 16,514
Posted By couerdelion
Thanks Dave - I've bought them and pick them up...

Thanks Dave - I've bought them and pick them up Thurs. 4 nearly new steel wheels for 50 :-)
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 29th January 2018, 13:38
Replies: 156
Views: 16,514
Posted By couerdelion
Looking at 16" steel wheels. The BMW I've...

Looking at 16" steel wheels.

The BMW I've spotted have the following stamped on them...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4744/39256711974_5b6bed7802_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/22NYUMC)[/url] ...
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