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Search: Posts Made By: Nubodi Automotive
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 7th February 2019, 16:17
Replies: 31
Views: 3,941
Posted By Nubodi Automotive
So he agrees with my experience. Cam or...

So he agrees with my experience.

Cam or crank does not show when plugged in with the non ODBII cars (yours) or the BMW dealer or specialist would have found it straight away.

I would not advise...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 7th February 2019, 14:39
Replies: 31
Views: 3,941
Posted By Nubodi Automotive
Hi Ian Ive had this exact problem twice on...

Hi Ian

Ive had this exact problem twice on Z3's

On a 3.0 facelift it was the MAP sensor, bought a cheap replacement off ebay. Fixed it but only lasted 2 months. Bought a Bosch one, to my...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 7th February 2019, 14:24
Replies: 68
Views: 9,795
Posted By Nubodi Automotive
I would advise strongly against filling the vent...

I would advise strongly against filling the vent in!
We filled two for two separate customers to their requirements and they both complained that the wish they had not.
When the sun comes out the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 5th February 2019, 15:40
Replies: 4
Views: 610
Posted By Nubodi Automotive
Of course If you cant get me straight away (Im...

Of course
If you cant get me straight away (Im in a rural area with poor mobile signal)
Keep trying
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 5th February 2019, 14:44
Replies: 4
Views: 610
Posted By Nubodi Automotive
Hi Ive fitted lots of these Rover seats to...

Hi
Ive fitted lots of these Rover seats to Z3's.
Call me and I'll talk you through it step by step.
The wiring is easy when you know how.
07779 365 24 7
Richard
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th January 2018, 13:45
Replies: 19
Views: 2,966
Posted By Nubodi Automotive
Nah they were conning you. Balanced wheels are...

Nah they were conning you.
Balanced wheels are balanced wheels

This is what I do when I go to the tyre place
Take a small bottle of thinners or isopropryl alcohol a small sheet of 400 grade wet...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th January 2018, 12:09
Replies: 19
Views: 2,966
Posted By Nubodi Automotive
We saw the coloured ones on ebay but wanted a...

We saw the coloured ones on ebay but wanted a more 'etched ' look. I'll let others decide which looks best.

We have done a couple of 250's with hinged bonnets. We used Mercedes A-Class bonnet...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th January 2018, 08:56
Replies: 19
Views: 2,966
Posted By Nubodi Automotive
Hi Nick I was at Brooklands too! It was a...

Hi Nick

I was at Brooklands too! It was a great show. Normally I spot you, you obviously did not have your Tribute T-shirt on his time. Did it finally need washing perhaps?

We are still doing...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 4th January 2018, 10:58
Replies: 374
Views: 89,745
Posted By Nubodi Automotive
Its probably the MAF. Dont bother with a cheap...

Its probably the MAF. Dont bother with a cheap aftermarket one, they dont last very long.
If it was a wheel sensor it usually brings on the ABS and traction control lights
If it was a camshaft or...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 23rd December 2017, 20:42
Replies: 8
Views: 2,318
Posted By Nubodi Automotive
I appreciate what you are saying but there are...

I appreciate what you are saying but there are some gems out there to be found.
I saw that one on ebay but they are dreaming.
My top budget is 5K but you can recoup a fair chunk of that selling the...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 23rd December 2017, 16:23
Replies: 8
Views: 2,318
Posted By Nubodi Automotive
If anyone on the forum hears about a TVR (Rover...

If anyone on the forum hears about a TVR (Rover V8 based) damaged or fire damaged, non running or just cheap could they please let me know.

I would really appreciate it, Happy Christmas to you...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 22nd December 2017, 20:08
Replies: 8
Views: 2,318
Posted By Nubodi Automotive
Did you see his face when we dumped two other...

Did you see his face when we dumped two other fibreglass kits on top of it? Priceless.

Shall I send him a picture when I've glued the front to the back and chopped out a bonnet?

Seriously...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 22nd December 2017, 19:10
Replies: 8
Views: 2,318
Posted By Nubodi Automotive
This will not be a quick build as I work 7 days a...

This will not be a quick build as I work 7 days a week on customer builds but it should be worth it as I will be able to get each part as close to the real thing as possible.
...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 22nd December 2017, 19:05
Replies: 8
Views: 2,318
Posted By Nubodi Automotive
I dont want a Triumph based car or a Reliant. I...

I dont want a Triumph based car or a Reliant. I would like better roadholding, brakes and power.
I plan on using a TVR Griffith or a Chimaera, with as much horsepower as possible. This has the...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 22nd December 2017, 17:17
Replies: 8
Views: 2,318
Posted By Nubodi Automotive
Testarossa 250 tr project

My absolute dream car is a Ferrari Testarossa 250 TR, however as only 5 were made they are quite expensive. Obviously if it had not been for the expense of Christmas I would have bought one. er-hmm. ...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 20th September 2017, 14:16
Replies: 104
Views: 18,102
Posted By Nubodi Automotive
There is no need to advise potential buyers as...

There is no need to advise potential buyers as the paperwork will be back any day not that we have to justify ourselves to you
The amnesty was mentioned as part of the history leading up to the...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 20th September 2017, 13:40
Replies: 104
Views: 18,102
Posted By Nubodi Automotive
Hi Not that its any of your business, but we...

Hi
Not that its any of your business,
but we have sent the paperwork off to DVSA to get it changed to a Sammio super sports. As it retains the original chassis, running gear and suspension, it is...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 18th September 2017, 09:11
Replies: 262
Views: 55,360
Posted By Nubodi Automotive
Went to see Gary on Friday after collecting some...

Went to see Gary on Friday after collecting some kits from Chris at Tribute. I was keeping an open mind about the project as photos can be deceiving. I had never met Gary before but knew a bit about...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 7th September 2017, 11:53
Replies: 30
Views: 4,698
Posted By Nubodi Automotive
Yes that was me! I think that was a good bid. And...

Yes that was me! I think that was a good bid. And its cash, not promised, p/ex real world.
Yes everyone will tell you its cheap, if its cheap why do they not buy it? Its only cheap if someone has...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st May 2017, 15:33
Replies: 39
Views: 7,665
Posted By Nubodi Automotive
Just to set this record straight. We have not...

Just to set this record straight. We have not been banned by Chris at all. We do not have time to post and have no incentive to, especially when the forum degrades to this level.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 5th March 2017, 08:20
Replies: 7
Views: 1,987
Posted By Nubodi Automotive
Hi Lucky Ive bought dozens of these now so...

Hi Lucky

Ive bought dozens of these now so know a bit about them. I also used to repair salvage for two years from D Hales, repair them and sell on.
My advice is the front of these cars (Z3's)...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th August 2016, 14:54
Replies: 289
Views: 55,080
Posted By Nubodi Automotive
So you only have a sense of humour for people you...

So you only have a sense of humour for people you like then?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th August 2016, 10:49
Replies: 289
Views: 55,080
Posted By Nubodi Automotive
Illusion of what exactly? If its supposed to...

Illusion of what exactly?

If its supposed to be a 1960's car (as you have not badged it as a Ferrari) then it would be pretending to be 50+ years old? Would it not have a blemish or two anyway.
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th August 2016, 08:18
Replies: 289
Views: 55,080
Posted By Nubodi Automotive
Yes and doesn't the paint look great! No...

Yes and doesn't the paint look great!

No pain yet.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 25th July 2016, 17:55
Replies: 89
Views: 29,166
Posted By Nubodi Automotive
Yes see here ...

Yes see here

www.daytonareplicaclub.moonfruit.com/#/rh-engineering/4585376718

He then became Robin Hood cars (obvious why) eventually selling out to GBS (Great British Sportscars). They are...
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