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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th November 2018, 20:55
Replies: 6
Views: 262
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: 188
Views: 17,914
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: 262
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: 262
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: 202
Posted By Jaguartvr
Many thanks

Many thanks
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th November 2018, 10:38
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By Jaguartvr
Z3 emergency window switch

Somebody had posted a diagram showing how to wire one in. I thought it was CasaMolino but I just can't find it. Does anyone know where it is lurking?
Forum: DNA Builds 10th November 2018, 10:17
Replies: 71
Views: 6,986
Posted By Jaguartvr
I like it but not as nice as the original...

I like it but not as nice as the original renderings, it looks a bit overdressed.
Lose the belts and the front spots. I would also like to see the wheel arches brought in a little too. Looks as if a...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th November 2018, 09:14
Replies: 12
Views: 305
Posted By Jaguartvr
I found that the flow coat gave a really nice...

I found that the flow coat gave a really nice finish for very little effort. I changed the colour halfway through the build so just gave the flow coat a good clean with acetone to get rid of the wax...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 6th November 2018, 09:21
Replies: 245
Views: 32,527
Posted By Jaguartvr
If you give the edges of the plywood a coat of...

If you give the edges of the plywood a coat of grp resin it will stop any water creeping in later on. In fact, it is probably worth giving all the plywood a coat.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 5th November 2018, 12:01
Replies: 181
Views: 17,417
Posted By Jaguartvr
As I understand it, if it has to have an updated...

As I understand it, if it has to have an updated V5 due to changes then the changes have to be 30 years old.
Saying that the rules are as clear as mud.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 5th November 2018, 10:50
Replies: 181
Views: 17,417
Posted By Jaguartvr
It will need an MOT as it has been significantly...

It will need an MOT as it has been significantly changed in the last 30 years.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 5th November 2018, 06:16
Replies: 16
Views: 828
Posted By Jaguartvr
A word of caution. From the first picture it...

A word of caution. From the first picture it looks as if the pipe drops down lower than the original filler, this will mean that there is always petrol in the pipe and it will also restrict the flow...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 3rd November 2018, 17:23
Replies: 235
Views: 29,722
Posted By Jaguartvr
The paint can triggers are very good, I always...

The paint can triggers are very good, I always find that I get a build up of paint on the tip of my finger and then it will drip onto the surface that you have just painted. The trigger gizmo stops...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 3rd November 2018, 17:08
Replies: 225
Views: 23,432
Posted By Jaguartvr
It is I believe the under bonnet plug that links...

It is I believe the under bonnet plug that links to the ABS and air bags.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 3rd November 2018, 16:55
Replies: 11
Views: 381
Posted By Jaguartvr
You'll need to key up the bumper to give the...

You'll need to key up the bumper to give the fibreglass something to stick to. It's one of the few things it won't stick to, unlike skin and hair!
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 3rd November 2018, 08:29
Replies: 225
Views: 23,432
Posted By Jaguartvr
I'm presuming yours is a facelift car. There is...

I'm presuming yours is a facelift car. There is an issue with not being able to read fault codes from the round plug under the bonnet.
I can read from the plug under the steering wheel but nothing...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 2nd November 2018, 07:57
Replies: 245
Views: 32,527
Posted By Jaguartvr
Just make sure all the slot heads are pointing in...

Just make sure all the slot heads are pointing in the same direction. Stepfather rebuilt an Austin A40 Devon pickup, the rear deck was wood and every slot head screw was in alignment, really was a...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 31st October 2018, 21:25
Replies: 51
Views: 2,705
Posted By Jaguartvr
I prefer the original wings, gives it a more...

I prefer the original wings, gives it a more period look but with LARGE chrome pods, Bentley style.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 31st October 2018, 15:51
Replies: 51
Views: 2,705
Posted By Jaguartvr
The headlights look low compared with the front...

The headlights look low compared with the front of the bonnet so a big pair of chrome pod lights would look good.

Curves on that front section look as if they would be an utter pain to make, very...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 31st October 2018, 06:32
Replies: 80
Views: 10,485
Posted By Jaguartvr
Wayne painted a lot of the DNA 250's and the...

Wayne painted a lot of the DNA 250's and the quality of the bodies they produced was first rate. I did consider a Tribute 250 GTO but I must admit that the finish put me off. The finish on the 250...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 28th October 2018, 17:27
Replies: 120
Views: 38,747
Posted By Jaguartvr
White seats and no doors. I can see them getting...

White seats and no doors. I can see them getting very grubby very quickly.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 28th October 2018, 12:11
Replies: 1
Views: 197
Posted By Jaguartvr
LHD Z3's in Europe seem to command much higher...

LHD Z3's in Europe seem to command much higher prices than in the UK.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th October 2018, 18:04
Replies: 348
Views: 31,635
Posted By Jaguartvr
I put a set of MWS chrome wheels on my MK2 back...

I put a set of MWS chrome wheels on my MK2 back in 1993 and they are still (almost) rust free. The car is not garaged most of the time.
I did get rust marks when I first had them and was told by MWS...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th October 2018, 17:34
Replies: 137
Views: 9,041
Posted By Jaguartvr
Hi Jeff, any progress on the Datsun 250?

Hi Jeff, any progress on the Datsun 250?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th October 2018, 16:39
Replies: 348
Views: 31,635
Posted By Jaguartvr
Did you have a problem with your wires? I have...

Did you have a problem with your wires? I have been hoping to get some direct from China but they are having problems with the size and ET that I want. Next option was going to be your Dayton's but...
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