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Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 14th February 2019, 10:37
Replies: 18
Views: 1,800
Posted By smash
13k GTO sounds too cheap - freshly imported...

13k GTO sounds too cheap - freshly imported (that's not cheap), paint looks fresh as do wheels and tyres but under bonnet totally unloved. Weirdly cheap... Registered make is Ferrari
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 11th February 2019, 13:52
Replies: 13
Views: 637
Posted By smash
Thing about the DNA it has exclusivity like the...

Thing about the DNA it has exclusivity like the original. It's no longer made and who knows how many complete examples are out there.

Tributes are selling decent numbers (I think) and so will...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 10th February 2019, 18:53
Replies: 18
Views: 1,800
Posted By smash
What is it with you and remolding bonnets! I know...

What is it with you and remolding bonnets! I know there's lots of work but what a great looking car :)
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th February 2019, 16:33
Replies: 1,369
Views: 490,935
Posted By smash
Surprised this hasn't gone yet. The wire wheels...

Surprised this hasn't gone yet. The wire wheels now fitted are game changing to the image, and what with the dash and interior all done I'm struggling to understand why it's sticking, especially...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 10th February 2019, 13:08
Replies: 257
Views: 36,238
Posted By smash
Didn't you paint it Jeff? Lol! *EDIT* You...

Didn't you paint it Jeff? Lol!

*EDIT* You posted just before I hit reply
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 17th January 2019, 11:24
Replies: 298
Views: 31,064
Posted By smash
I think you should lend it to Lancelot Link for a...

I think you should lend it to Lancelot Link for a weekend - he should be able to get any residue gel off before it comes back! :D
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th January 2019, 11:23
Replies: 17
Views: 607
Posted By smash
Don't scrimp on a boss - there are stories of...

Don't scrimp on a boss - there are stories of cheap ones breaking (how true no idea). I got Nardi repro and OMP boss (with self cancel) for 100 together.
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 7th January 2019, 21:15
Replies: 39
Views: 1,710
Posted By smash
One thing discussed on an old buggy site was cold...

One thing discussed on an old buggy site was cold casting alloy - basically using alloy powder in the gel coat - allegedly polished up very much like aluminium. Was just thinking how a GR would look...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 7th January 2019, 17:45
Replies: 39
Views: 1,710
Posted By smash
Yeah. I'll give you that. Looks bloody fab! ...

Yeah. I'll give you that. Looks bloody fab!

I should take that to the Mille Miglia for you 🤣😁
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th December 2018, 09:42
Replies: 371
Views: 42,098
Posted By smash
Looks like someone glued a Zagato and 250...

Looks like someone glued a Zagato and 250 California together then stuck it on the helium pump at their local Hallmark card shop... #grinch

EDIT - went back and watched again and actually retract...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st December 2018, 16:11
Replies: 890
Views: 192,777
Posted By smash
And easy quarterlight fix if they went the...

And easy quarterlight fix if they went the Chimeara route
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 21st December 2018, 15:19
Replies: 298
Views: 31,064
Posted By smash
Now Lucky - are you really sure you don't want to...

Now Lucky - are you really sure you don't want to buy a Tribute? :)

Looks fab -weathered look will be perfect - I'd be tempted to go weather racing graphics over the raw alloy but either way...
Forum: DNA Builds 19th December 2018, 06:47
Replies: 85
Views: 12,494
Posted By smash
That's excellent! 2019 looking good then. It is a...

That's excellent! 2019 looking good then. It is a beauty.
Forum: DNA Builds 16th December 2018, 18:58
Replies: 85
Views: 12,494
Posted By smash
Great article. Looks superb. But starting at 50k...

Great article. Looks superb. But starting at 50k turnkey may be challenging with 2010 911 Carrera cabriolet available for less.

Fingers crossed for it
Forum: DNA Builds 9th November 2018, 13:33
Replies: 85
Views: 12,494
Posted By smash
That's certainly coming up as a 2.7 boxster!...

That's certainly coming up as a 2.7 boxster! (uploaded by Dena)

Wow. Looks superbly done. Looks production. Wow (again).

Think they were saying turnkey only - tricky one. that was plan of Regal...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th October 2018, 06:40
Replies: 371
Views: 42,098
Posted By smash
Have you got a candidate for rear quarterlight...

Have you got a candidate for rear quarterlight glass?

Or is it perspex. Guess so to match door glass curve
Forum: DNA Builds 29th October 2018, 16:48
Replies: 85
Views: 12,494
Posted By smash
Excellent. Thought the worst for a while it had...

Excellent. Thought the worst for a while it had gone so quiet - look forward to seeing the new creation.

Btw - are DNA aware of guy in Kent pumping out turnkey 2fiftys? In full trade dress so...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th October 2018, 17:47
Replies: 371
Views: 42,098
Posted By smash
Hi mate - yes they got surface rust quickly and...

Hi mate - yes they got surface rust quickly and had some pitting by time of sale. The car was kept out side to be fair but yes they needed a lot of upkeep to prevent deteriatuon.

My advice would...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th October 2018, 16:28
Replies: 371
Views: 42,098
Posted By smash
You've definitely achieved your aim - it is...

You've definitely achieved your aim - it is beautiful - best looking, best proportioned (as much as you can tell at this stage anyway) Tribute ever.

Are you going wire wheels? I certainly would...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th October 2018, 09:41
Replies: 371
Views: 42,098
Posted By smash
Is it not because it's a separate piece at the...

Is it not because it's a separate piece at the moment before being being finished for splashing? I'm guessing, I don't know.

It's never going to be correct but as an interpretation - hell just as...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 25th October 2018, 16:42
Replies: 371
Views: 42,098
Posted By smash
Well that looks.....really very, very nice. That...

Well that looks.....really very, very nice. That roof line and rear screen is a big step forward from SWB. There's some lovely curves - love the front but the roof back is really gorgeous. Looking...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 14th August 2018, 12:31
Replies: 161
Views: 13,583
Posted By smash
Might have been corrected so may not be issue now...

Might have been corrected so may not be issue now but looking from front you may notice headlight height difference too. Mention it only because you're in snagging mode. As I say may not be the case...
Forum: General chatter 13th August 2018, 17:21
Replies: 3
Views: 761
Posted By smash
There is a replica about based on a VX220. Looks...

There is a replica about based on a VX220. Looks amazing. Turned up at a local meet.

Edit - oops! It was that one
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th August 2018, 17:19
Replies: 13
Views: 1,381
Posted By smash
Must admit like Lucky I thought he'd built his...

Must admit like Lucky I thought he'd built his own missed version and is selling a stock kit - the pics shoe unmodified front it looks like. Also says all chrome and lights included I thought so...
Forum: General Build Chat 11th August 2018, 18:50
Replies: 17
Views: 1,455
Posted By smash
Good luck to him. I know we had a fall out but...

Good luck to him. I know we had a fall out but water under the bridge and actually, we had a lot of laughs. Whatever is said you cannot deny he's passionate about what he does. Ferrari were heavy...
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