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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds Today, 13:45
Replies: 451
Views: 97,985
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Best of luck sorting out your flooded property,...

Best of luck sorting out your flooded property, its a right pain going through all that. I'm just outside Upton Upon Severn, some people have had it bad again. The recently raised road into town...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds Yesterday, 07:35
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I think the bodies are available to order . ...

I think the bodies are available to order .

I would be tempted to find a couple of inches each end so it would fit over a Scimitar SE5 99" chassis, better than a Herald chassis as suggested.
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 15th February 2020, 18:26
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Looks interesting, I did a bit of Googling as the...

Looks interesting, I did a bit of Googling as the ad on ebay is a bit vague. More than a hint of Maserati A6 about it. Not sure what glass will fit into it, seems to have Karman Ghia shape to it as...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 15th February 2020, 18:11
Replies: 37
Views: 944
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The internals of the lock feature two levers, one...

The internals of the lock feature two levers, one of which is the deadlock . These are both operated by the electric actuator.Steve mentioned that it is possible to remove the deadlock lever so it...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 15th February 2020, 18:00
Replies: 37
Views: 944
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
My door skins are screwed on and only bonded in...

My door skins are screwed on and only bonded in each corner. The PU adhesive I've used can be peeled away when you apply steady pressure to the joint. I don't see any problems getting the skins off.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 15th February 2020, 17:44
Replies: 37
Views: 944
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Where do I begin ? Firstly the doors were working...

Where do I begin ? Firstly the doors were working fine on the donor car. Central locking, opening and closing from inside and outside the car, all as expected.

I fitted mini door handles which are...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 15th February 2020, 13:13
Replies: 37
Views: 944
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Door issue is sorted, my fault with the fitment...

Door issue is sorted, my fault with the fitment of the Mini door handle being slightly wrong. Thanks to Steve, jaguartvr, much appreciated !
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 10th February 2020, 10:43
Replies: 102
Views: 15,127
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Worth a try ! You might find the outer cylinders...

Worth a try ! You might find the outer cylinders run a bit weak as the mixture has to travel a long way from the carb. The old carb Essex V6 was fitted with a deflector plate in the manifold to...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 9th February 2020, 11:37
Replies: 356
Views: 61,097
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I fitted the Harrington bumpers on my car and...

I fitted the Harrington bumpers on my car and they fitted neatly with the minimum of fettling. Expensive, but I think they really look the part. I used a Triumph number plate light that is very...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 7th February 2020, 16:56
Replies: 37
Views: 944
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Photos of bonnet stay and strut compressor. This...

Photos of bonnet stay and strut compressor. This is a use once tool, hence the crappy welding !
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 7th February 2020, 16:23
Replies: 37
Views: 944
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
PM sent. I'll see if I can load some...

PM sent.

I'll see if I can load some photo's tonight !
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 7th February 2020, 10:04
Replies: 1
Views: 186
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Arranged my tickets online. What can I say, the...

Arranged my tickets online. What can I say, the Classic is very good value for money. The main entry ticket is 61 euros, the paddock pass 46 and parking 20. That's for the weekend's racing and...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 7th February 2020, 09:56
Replies: 37
Views: 944
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I made a simple strut compressor from some 12mm...

I made a simple strut compressor from some 12mm threaded bar. That made life easy and a one man operation to fit them.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th February 2020, 23:09
Replies: 37
Views: 944
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Photo here …….. Having issues loading...

Photo here ……..

Having issues loading photo's for some reason !
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th February 2020, 23:08
Replies: 37
Views: 944
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The stay is made from 10mm round bar 37" long....

The stay is made from 10mm round bar 37" long. One end has a round tube welded to it, that slots over the bonnet spring. The other end has a repair washer welded to it and sits in a hole on the slam...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th February 2020, 11:04
Replies: 535
Views: 73,928
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
There is a chap who lives near me with a very...

There is a chap who lives near me with a very similar car. He had it built at a cost of around 500k. He also owns a Proteus C Type so he understands the top end replica market. I'm not sure if he...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd February 2020, 17:10
Replies: 37
Views: 944
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I've ended up with a satisfactory solution by...

I've ended up with a satisfactory solution by retaining the standard struts and making a bonnet stay prop. You end up with an assisted lift then slot the stay in place. The KISS method can always be...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th January 2020, 18:22
Replies: 535
Views: 73,928
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The price compares very well to genuine chrome or...

The price compares very well to genuine chrome or stainless wires if buying new and adding in a set of spline adaptors. They would be a talking point for sure especially in the larger sizes, they go...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 29th January 2020, 22:05
Replies: 535
Views: 73,928
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
You need to look beyond that bright blue paint !...

You need to look beyond that bright blue paint ! Imagine it in a period 1960's colour, the car will look stunning. The bright chrome grill will need to be toned down a bit and with the additional...
Forum: General Build Chat 29th January 2020, 21:19
Replies: 11
Views: 570
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
They will be out there somewhere ! Lots of older...

They will be out there somewhere ! Lots of older kits are just sitting in garages up and down the country waiting to be rediscovered ! There's always the D type or XK option from Tribute / Old No 7...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 29th January 2020, 14:57
Replies: 535
Views: 73,928
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
What size were they, I'm thinking big alloys for...

What size were they, I'm thinking big alloys for my car too. Possibly staggered 17"or 18" x 8" / 9".
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 28th January 2020, 19:17
Replies: 535
Views: 73,928
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
That rear 3/4 shot No 10 shows the car off really...

That rear 3/4 shot No 10 shows the car off really well. Any more photos of the drivers side with the big alloys, they could be an alternative to the vintage wires look.

The Aston almond green will...
Forum: General Build Chat 26th January 2020, 23:46
Replies: 11
Views: 570
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I watched that video some time ago. Its a...

I watched that video some time ago. Its a fantastic car, yes , the wheels are a couple of inches too big in my opinion also. The interior mods set the car off really well along with the subtle...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th January 2020, 23:32
Replies: 535
Views: 73,928
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
There are several mix and match options that...

There are several mix and match options that could be built. The only one I know of so far is WCA's 250SWB - Z300 although that was a bespoke one off creation I believe !

If you can hang on a bit...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd January 2020, 20:31
Replies: 535
Views: 73,928
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Nice example here !

Nice example here !
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