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Search: Posts Made By: UpstateCobraGuy
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th January 2021, 23:30
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
Update 1-13-21

Back in the Auto shop...

Time for some new coil overs...

https://www.yonaka.com/Suspension_Mazda_Miata_MX_5_1989_98_p/ymtc2006.htm
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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 4th January 2021, 17:35
Replies: 4
Views: 660
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
I like it but wonder about the bumpers. Metal and...

I like it but wonder about the bumpers. Metal and chrome can add up quickly and almost equal the cost of the kit.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 19th December 2020, 22:36
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
http://www.madabout-kitcars.com/forum/picture.php?...

http://www.madabout-kitcars.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=90&pictureid=1746

This is the present state the the build. Just fit the wheels to make sure of fitament.
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 19th December 2020, 22:03
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
US MX250 build

I wanted to update and recap my MX250 build. Im a teacher at a local Career and Technical high school, and Ive been using it as a project for the students to work on. Unfortunately, it was in...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 4th December 2020, 16:04
Replies: 15
Views: 1,643
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
I guess not :icon_biggrin: Is that English...

I guess not :icon_biggrin:

Is that English Pounds or Euros? :icon_cool:
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 3rd December 2020, 17:36
Replies: 15
Views: 1,643
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
This has real possibilities. A LOCOST frame and a...

This has real possibilities. A LOCOST frame and a that body!

Price?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 17th November 2020, 19:15
Replies: 31
Views: 7,623
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
Long overdue update...

I purchased a 4 post lift to add parking space and make my build easier. The Cobra will be stored off site and I'll be able to move the "D" up and down to access the build better.
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 5th November 2020, 15:07
Replies: 31
Views: 7,623
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
:icon_sad: With the lost of Photobucket, Im...

:icon_sad: With the lost of Photobucket, Im struggling to find a good place to host my photos. Any better solution out there?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 4th November 2020, 16:05
Replies: 31
Views: 7,623
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
Update...

Sort of a lame excuse of an update, but I have been working on it.

Dash is "in"

https://thumbnails-photos.amazon.com/v1/thumbnail/WNzSZ488TzS6QzlukLjpjg?viewBox=757%2C568&ownerId=A2VAFLJ0V77V2H...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 4th November 2020, 15:44
Replies: 582
Views: 98,659
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
Great looking build!

Great looking build!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 3rd April 2020, 15:50
Replies: 31
Views: 7,623
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
Shes a runner!

Sorry for the delayed updates on this build. I’m a big fan of posting photo on my build and since photobucket decided to lock down my pictures, it’s been to much of a pita to post properly. I’m try...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 14th February 2020, 01:18
Replies: 3
Views: 1,288
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
I wasnt going to put F-badges on mine, I may...

I wasnt going to put F-badges on mine, I may just rethink that with all this BS going on...😡
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 14th November 2019, 15:36
Replies: 14
Views: 2,528
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
Why?

Why?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 29th June 2018, 02:15
Replies: 4
Views: 1,002
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
Possible Wheels for MX-250C

Kicking a few ideas for wheels for my MX-250 build. Without a doubt they need to fill up the wheel wells. Im shooting for that old school, staggered, deep dish look. The wheels Im thinking about...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st April 2018, 11:50
Replies: 218
Views: 34,571
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
Cool! We can have our own Tribute Automotive New...

Cool! We can have our own Tribute Automotive New England meet. Maybe even in Doset, Vermont... :nod:
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th April 2018, 15:49
Replies: 5
Views: 1,237
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
First steps...

I work a Career and Technical High School, I'm having one of the programs I work with awake the Miata from its slumber. They reinstalled the radiator and hooked up a battery and she fired right up.
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th April 2018, 18:37
Replies: 5
Views: 1,237
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
US MX250 build

Back story, last year I imported two Tribute kits to the US. I planned on fitting the D-type body to a Factory Five Racing Cobra frame first, but the perfect donor popped up in my Facebook feed and...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st March 2018, 18:28
Replies: 29
Views: 4,303
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
I think Shelby found out how hard it is to claim...

I think Shelby found out how hard it is to claim trade dress of a 60's inspired open air sports car. He was able to hit replica builders for badging and naming only. An oval shaped grill is not trade...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th March 2018, 16:30
Replies: 31
Views: 7,623
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
Build on hold until the kitchen is done...

Sorry guys,

I'm in the closing stages of a kitchen/bath/laundry room remodel. I've been hard at work keeping the wife happy.:nono:

I did rebuild the Ford 8.8 rear end with 4.10 gears, so that...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 28th February 2018, 13:18
Replies: 383
Views: 80,569
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
I understand the A352 is narrowed, but I was...

I understand the A352 is narrowed, but I was referring the D-type body. I'm in the process of fitting a D-type body to a Factory Five Racing Cobra chassis. My rear axle width is around 59-60", which...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 28th February 2018, 00:26
Replies: 383
Views: 80,569
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
The Herald (91) would make a better choice due...

The Herald (91) would make a better choice due to it wheelbase being closer to the Jags 90. The Spit is too short at 83.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 22nd February 2018, 17:41
Replies: 383
Views: 80,569
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
Awesome. What chassis are you planning to use?

Awesome. What chassis are you planning to use?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 25th January 2018, 15:54
Replies: 26
Views: 6,389
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
Unfortunately, they are back burnered for a...

Unfortunately, they are back burnered for a kitchen remodel. :icon_rolleyes:

"I'll be back..."
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st January 2018, 14:50
Replies: 26
Views: 6,389
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
Contact TerryG, he made it VERY easy to get the...

Contact TerryG, he made it VERY easy to get the crate to my garage.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 29th June 2017, 02:45
Replies: 31
Views: 7,623
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
Quick update...

Working to fit the D-type to the FFR Cobra frame. Let's just say, my Sawzall has gotten a workout. Low and behold, FF Cobras are much taller than D-types. I've cut away much of the 1" square tubing...
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