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Search: Posts Made By: Lucky@LeMans
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 25th October 2020, 10:11
Replies: 87
Views: 7,047
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The car is listed on ebay item no 193723650495

The car is listed on ebay item no 193723650495
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 24th October 2020, 16:07
Replies: 180
Views: 50,737
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
No mention on the form about the mot. I've just...

No mention on the form about the mot. I've just done my rebody ( Z3GTC ) paperwork. Sent them the before and after photos, the receipt from Tribute and filled in the form. Sent it off along with the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd October 2020, 11:06
Replies: 87
Views: 7,047
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The car is now officially for sale to make way...

The car is now officially for sale to make way for a new project ! I get bored very quickly and this hobby for me is all about the build process rather than ownership when its complete !

Please...
Forum: General Build Chat 20th October 2020, 17:32
Replies: 16
Views: 470
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Ok, so you'll be eliminating the head gasket once...

Ok, so you'll be eliminating the head gasket once a new one is fitted and torqued down. It can be a pain in the ar** getting to the bottom of these sort of faults !

Put a straight edge across the...
Forum: General Build Chat 19th October 2020, 16:35
Replies: 16
Views: 470
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Running the engine at tick over on the drive the...

Running the engine at tick over on the drive the engine might well behave as normal. If the head gasket is only just at the cusp of failure it might only show itself as faulty when you drive the car...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 19th October 2020, 12:20
Replies: 87
Views: 7,047
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The future ? Might build a V8 Formosa next ! I'd...

The future ? Might build a V8 Formosa next ! I'd have to let the Z3GTC go in order to free up the space and raise the funds !
Forum: General Build Chat 18th October 2020, 22:08
Replies: 16
Views: 470
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Could be a failed head gasket . If the hoses were...

Could be a failed head gasket . If the hoses were hard they were under pressure. But if the radiator was cold it must have been full of air rather than hot water. If all the water was pushed into the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th October 2020, 10:06
Replies: 363
Views: 74,326
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I know you checked the fuel pump but for how long...

I know you checked the fuel pump but for how long ? If it runs ok but for a short distance perhaps the pump isn't keeping up ?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 17th October 2020, 15:35
Replies: 87
Views: 7,047
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Photos..

Photos..
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 17th October 2020, 15:32
Replies: 87
Views: 7,047
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I've added a chrome trim along the top edge of...

I've added a chrome trim along the top edge of the sills. I think it improves the side profile look.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th October 2020, 17:23
Replies: 87
Views: 7,047
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Had the car in the local body shop for a couple...

Had the car in the local body shop for a couple of days. Full mop and polish has transformed the final paint finish, money well spent ! A couple of pieces of trim to go back on along with the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th October 2020, 20:44
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Probably the same for the hard and soft top...

Probably the same for the hard and soft top versions is that the rear aluminium bumper support beam has to removed and put on upside down. That allows the grp infill panel to sit correctly. Chris...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 8th October 2020, 09:47
Replies: 363
Views: 74,326
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Don't give up Mick ! It will be something simple,...

Don't give up Mick ! It will be something simple, condenser is quite likely. You've checked the basics to look for a spark etc ?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 7th October 2020, 17:49
Replies: 87
Views: 7,047
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Called in for petrol on the way to the MOT. The...

Called in for petrol on the way to the MOT. The young girl attendant was really impressed with the car ! Wish I was 30 years younger, lol !

MOT passed without problem. A few cosmetic jobs now and...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th October 2020, 20:21
Replies: 87
Views: 7,047
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Mot booked for Wednesday, everything works so it...

Mot booked for Wednesday, everything works so it should just be a formality !

Looks like the weather for Sunday is good so I'll be off to the Malvern Classic Car Show just up the road from me. See...
Forum: General Build Chat 5th October 2020, 18:29
Replies: 31
Views: 5,915
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Edit to the above mentioned Prescott Breakfast...

Edit to the above mentioned Prescott Breakfast Club, its now cancelled !!!

The Malvern Classic Car Show IS still taking place and the weather forecast is pretty good this weekend, see you there !
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 4th October 2020, 23:40
Replies: 0
Views: 112
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
And on youtube

Found this old youtube footage......

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ieSzijh0_8E
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 4th October 2020, 23:09
Replies: 87
Views: 7,047
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Finishing off jobs like carpeting the boot,...

Finishing off jobs like carpeting the boot, fitting inner wheel arches etc nearly complete. I've extended the exhaust by 12" simply by adding extended tail pipe trims. Still a bit to do prior to MOT...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd October 2020, 14:50
Replies: 87
Views: 7,047
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Several options to choose from, the Z300 front...

Several options to choose from, the Z300 front with the Z3GTC rear would work well too.

Received my revised V5c back from DVLA today. Less than 10 days turn around so the Kit and Rebuild...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th September 2020, 22:45
Replies: 87
Views: 7,047
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Dave, its an optical illusion ! The boot lid is...

Dave, its an optical illusion ! The boot lid is only about 10" deeper than the on the Z3. The Z3 lid is very shallow to start with. The standard gas struts hold it up just fine too !
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 29th September 2020, 08:43
Replies: 433
Views: 87,073
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Still pretty advanced compared to people from the...

Still pretty advanced compared to people from the Forest !
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 28th September 2020, 19:59
Replies: 87
Views: 7,047
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Thanks Molleur. The modern chrome finish slats in...

Thanks Molleur. The modern chrome finish slats in the Mondeo grill were too blingy, the painted mesh suits the car well with just the chrome surround fitted.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 28th September 2020, 17:54
Replies: 87
Views: 7,047
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Couple of photos from the weekend. The car is...

Couple of photos from the weekend. The car is covered in dust when I took the pictures, Ill get some better shots outside in the coming days ! The wiring is all done and everything works ! I'm not...
Forum: General Build Chat 25th September 2020, 18:23
Replies: 31
Views: 5,915
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
In addition to the Malvern Classic car show on...

In addition to the Malvern Classic car show on the 11th October, nearby Prescott is going to host a breakfast club event for the first time this year on the morning of the 11th..

Make a day of it...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 24th September 2020, 18:50
Replies: 87
Views: 7,047
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Getting there slowly ! All the panels are back on...

Getting there slowly ! All the panels are back on the car and the rear lights fitted, wired in and working. Moving onto the front lights next, a few hours work to finalise them. The windscreen...
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