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Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 14th December 2018, 18:24
Replies: 38
Views: 1,904
Posted By Jaguartvr
Ed China found the bubble car a bit small so he...

Ed China found the bubble car a bit small so he bought an Outspan

https://i.ibb.co/dtCqrFT/IMG-3109.jpg (https://ibb.co/Mfw4srv)
I promise you that I'm not taking the pith.

Beautifully trimmed...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 14th December 2018, 09:20
Replies: 255
Views: 58,176
Posted By Jaguartvr
There is nothing like driving at night in cool...

There is nothing like driving at night in cool conditions with the heated seats and heater on full blast.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 14th December 2018, 09:01
Replies: 255
Views: 58,176
Posted By Jaguartvr
Don't fold the hood when too cold as it can crack...

Don't fold the hood when too cold as it can crack the rear screen.
If you really must take the roof down in cold conditions, run the heater until the interior and window has warmed up.
Glass rear...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 13th December 2018, 07:02
Replies: 38
Views: 1,904
Posted By Jaguartvr
I think it is one of the few colour schemes that...

I think it is one of the few colour schemes that you can get away with on a period car, simply because it is such a nice colour scheme.
It did cross my mind on my 250 but even I though a Forrd...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 11th December 2018, 17:48
Replies: 371
Views: 70,280
Posted By Jaguartvr
Seems fine at the moment but I intend to put a...

Seems fine at the moment but I intend to put a metal plate behind it for additional strength.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 11th December 2018, 16:20
Replies: 371
Views: 70,280
Posted By Jaguartvr
New Boot Hinges

I don't like the exposed boot hinges and Chris hates making the interior hinge bracket assembly, so I have come up with an alternative. Just hopes he remembers this when he prices up my wide body...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 10th December 2018, 19:11
Replies: 346
Views: 54,333
Posted By Jaguartvr
Looks good but thre grill needs to be in better...

Looks good but thre grill needs to be in better condition. How about a modern Jaguar S type grill, should be a lot cheaper.

Would look good with a big pair of F off chrome headlights
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th December 2018, 08:25
Replies: 8
Views: 238
Posted By Jaguartvr
That is simply stunning, the rear window, the...

That is simply stunning, the rear window, the panel gaps, the wheels and of course the flawless paint.
Any pictures of the interior?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th December 2018, 09:10
Replies: 8
Views: 238
Posted By Jaguartvr
I believe William had some splines made up from...

I believe William had some splines made up from Orsen for his blue 250. I know he has sold the car but he does still visit the site.
With my bolt on wires the front tyres fouled the struts, changing...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 8th December 2018, 19:22
Replies: 346
Views: 54,333
Posted By Jaguartvr
A piece of white perspex with a warm white LED...

A piece of white perspex with a warm white LED behind it, Wolsey style.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th December 2018, 10:31
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By Jaguartvr
Will do, the thick end of the prop is 22mm and...

Will do, the thick end of the prop is 22mm and the thin end 15mm so I intend to use pipe clips to hold it in place, probably just in front of the slam panel.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th December 2018, 09:25
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By Jaguartvr
Keeping your bonnet up

I fitted the uprated rams to my 250 but every now and then they won't hold.
I've just bought a lightweight expanding bonnet prop that works a treat, it collapses to about 50cm and will extend to...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 5th December 2018, 09:32
Replies: 59
Views: 3,481
Posted By Jaguartvr
How about deleting the headlight pods and...

How about deleting the headlight pods and replacing the headlights with large stand alone lights, but keeping the existing wings as I think they look much better than cycle wings. As per ss100 in the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 4th December 2018, 18:34
Replies: 365
Views: 34,746
Posted By Jaguartvr
I had a couple of cheap motorcycles scissor...

I had a couple of cheap motorcycles scissor lifts, under strain I found that they were prone to twisting.
I'm afraid I think that is what will happen to yours as all the weight will be on the wheels...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 4th December 2018, 03:01
Replies: 365
Views: 34,746
Posted By Jaguartvr
If you look at some of the interiors on the...

If you look at some of the interiors on the finished DNA cars you will notice a few light tan interiors that look very good. They have all kept a black strip at the top of the doors and all of the...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 28th November 2018, 23:18
Replies: 346
Views: 54,333
Posted By Jaguartvr
Never mind, I'm sure that you will learn to live...

Never mind, I'm sure that you will learn to live with your mistake:bolt:
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 28th November 2018, 23:15
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By Jaguartvr
Shame to ruin a DS buy putting an overpowered...

Shame to ruin a DS buy putting an overpowered Beetle as the rear end.
Did I mention that I hated Porsches but I have a strong hankering for a DS23?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th November 2018, 16:57
Replies: 141
Views: 10,145
Posted By Jaguartvr
Make sure that the opening catch and the lid...

Make sure that the opening catch and the lid don't touch the bodywork when yo open the cap, otherwise, it will damage the paintwork. It doesn't look as if you have enough clearance.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 27th November 2018, 08:14
Replies: 261
Views: 34,947
Posted By Jaguartvr
You can use a belt sander to smooth the foam....

You can use a belt sander to smooth the foam. Very easy and quick to do and makes a big difference to the finished appearance.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 24th November 2018, 09:05
Replies: 15
Views: 516
Posted By Jaguartvr
I also bought the cheaper E36 steering boss only...

I also bought the cheaper E36 steering boss only to find it didn't fit properly, you need
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th November 2018, 20:55
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By Jaguartvr
Has taken longer for me to upload the picture...

Has taken longer for me to upload the picture that it did to fit the roof!

As you can see the rear window is about 3" narrower than standard and it looks so much better. Hard to tell but it is...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 16th November 2018, 19:11
Replies: 203
Views: 20,819
Posted By Jaguartvr
Why not paint it in white with a black bonnet...

Why not paint it in white with a black bonnet bulge and 58 on the side?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th November 2018, 13:01
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By Jaguartvr
For a standard Z3 window it is 425 fitted in...

For a standard Z3 window it is 425 fitted in black or blue.
Trying to post a picture but postimage seems to be having problems.
Is it me are all these picture hosting sites crap?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 15th November 2018, 19:01
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By Jaguartvr
New roof

Had a new roof fitted today by Dean at soft-tops in Croydon, google
"soft tops Croydon" as the website id down.

I had the smaller rear window option that has been fitted to a few of the DNA...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th November 2018, 13:56
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By Jaguartvr
Many thanks

Many thanks
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