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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th September 2017, 12:50
Replies: 470
Views: 66,362
Posted By Ozzie Dave
Thats my ideal, the Evante/AM front end with the...

Thats my ideal, the Evante/AM front end with the swb rear end like Erics, in a 2.8 the perfect option. then a 'period style' interior.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 8th February 2017, 10:59
Replies: 890
Views: 210,604
Posted By Ozzie Dave
I would recomend forgetting OZ at the moment,...

I would recomend forgetting OZ at the moment, here in Brisbane its 35, in sydney its been over 40 (yes it should not be that way around). still working on how to get an SWB here and have some fun as...
Forum: General Build Chat 23rd July 2014, 10:47
Replies: 91
Views: 24,401
Posted By Ozzie Dave
St Tropez Esprit

Ah... that takes me back the St. Tropez Esprit in the background, early 80's had some great cars ...
Anyone remember the open top Countach with a Koning kit that was put out, I think by Mirage, I...
Forum: General Build Chat 23rd June 2014, 22:47
Replies: 4
Views: 2,910
Posted By Ozzie Dave
Have a look on P3 of the tribute section for...

Have a look on P3 of the tribute section for saleen S7, a poster has put a most comprehensive run down of what to do.

Regards
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 15th May 2014, 12:21
Replies: 510
Views: 138,524
Posted By Ozzie Dave
Thumbs up Ivev

I must admit to me the 1VEV front is tighter and more cohesive look.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 14th April 2014, 11:15
Replies: 27
Views: 9,059
Posted By Ozzie Dave
Talking You couldn't put a Jag XK220 front end on it...

You couldn't put a Jag XK220 front end on it could you- then it would be perfect!!!
Wonderful work and completely envious of your ability.
I see why its here, its a TRIBUTE to your work!

Dave
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 5th March 2014, 21:56
Replies: 20
Views: 4,505
Posted By Ozzie Dave
First Car

First car, working (driveable) Mk1 (1970) Escort (50 pounds), taken apart the first day I had it to fit to a Dutton Phaeton S3 kit i had just bought with the money from 4 sets of paper rounds!...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 28th February 2014, 10:04
Replies: 23
Views: 7,173
Posted By Ozzie Dave
Exclamation Respray

get over on the Pistonheads forum and post the story in the plod & the Law section, there are some very good legal minds there who will help you out at no fee, give details and be precise, advise...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 17th February 2014, 21:56
Replies: 510
Views: 138,524
Posted By Ozzie Dave
Rear car profiles

Its a very sensible move, there have been few car profiles that stood the test of time and been iconic, Countach, etc. most cars from the 50-60's the shape is based and flows but how many can tell a...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th February 2014, 11:06
Replies: 2,621
Views: 415,561
Posted By Ozzie Dave
Seat Runners

What about using the original lotus idea, having a fixed floor squab, then removeable padding at the seat back. thefore the comfortable seating position is not fixed, but the 'seat' is, otherwise...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 15th February 2014, 01:46
Replies: 2,621
Views: 415,561
Posted By Ozzie Dave
Its Ok, it was meant with sarcasm, here we are...

Its Ok, it was meant with sarcasm, here we are suffering with some serious heat, and yes , I spent many years in cold weather with no roof and sidepipes, hence the lack of hair and hearing! Having...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 14th February 2014, 01:05
Replies: 19
Views: 3,400
Posted By Ozzie Dave
Trims

I must say the SS option sounds good, I presume the same could also be used on the amz? could be laser cut then bent?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th February 2014, 21:18
Replies: 2,621
Views: 415,561
Posted By Ozzie Dave
Talking Hood

Neatest hood style would be a torneau cover, unless you are worried about a little bit of wind or rain, it wont spoil the lines and is unobtrusive.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th February 2014, 23:49
Replies: 214
Views: 61,580
Posted By Ozzie Dave
Dash Pod

The results are great!, tell us more about the rings, are they an offcut of alloy tube , were you able to machine them yourself (yes I had considered cookie cutters to try to get the same type of...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th February 2014, 21:23
Replies: 2,621
Views: 415,561
Posted By Ozzie Dave
Front Rail

is it possible to bend 2 pieces of steel to the correct shape and just transfer the actual fixing parts (locator and locks) accross, suspect it may be simpler that way.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th February 2014, 10:05
Replies: 19
Views: 3,400
Posted By Ozzie Dave
Trim rings

I suspect that they might mean for the perspex covers rather than the light trim rings, happy to be wrong, but thats what I want to know for the AMZ!
Edited to say "SNAP"
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th February 2014, 10:04
Replies: 19
Views: 3,400
Posted By Ozzie Dave
Trim rings

I suspect that they might mean for the perspex covers rather than the light trim rings, happy to be wrong, but thats what I want to know for the AMZ!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd February 2014, 19:51
Replies: 890
Views: 210,604
Posted By Ozzie Dave
I like the 400 Idea also, but have further...

I like the 400 Idea also, but have further problems, firstly that the temperature must be stable, here we have 30-40 degree heats often, and greater than 2 degrees above body temp means seizures-...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd February 2014, 05:50
Replies: 890
Views: 210,604
Posted By Ozzie Dave
OK, time to go out on a limb, I want a modern...

OK, time to go out on a limb, I want a modern version of a Husler, mixed with a Hummer, a 2l ish auto engine, propper tube chassis (like on a sand rail) mixed with a fun interior & exterior, one...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 29th January 2014, 11:08
Replies: 430
Views: 261,498
Posted By Ozzie Dave
Bertoni Badges

Yes , there has been a lot of work on the Bertoni over a while. and yes it may be a bit over the top on the badge numbers, but from experiance sometimes it can cost less to do 300 than to do 50,...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 28th January 2014, 21:17
Replies: 682
Views: 132,878
Posted By Ozzie Dave
Wink varnishing

When doing the varnishing, LOTS, what I used to do was varnish using a soft cloth which does not leave pieces behind, 600grade wet & dry, soaped and wet lightly over to smooth, varnish, repeat for...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th January 2014, 08:13
Replies: 682
Views: 132,878
Posted By Ozzie Dave
Cool Door Handles

cant see, but how do those handles fit and work, they look sensational! I take it they could be done to any car (amz?)
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 15th January 2014, 01:27
Replies: 6
Views: 1,847
Posted By Ozzie Dave
Simpson dseign/Retroforza

I believe there was some 'situation' between simpson design in the USA and retroforza, a nice looking piece of kit anyhow. The simpson is not cheap, (about 8.5K US If I am right for the full kit) the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 11th January 2014, 21:54
Replies: 510
Views: 138,524
Posted By Ozzie Dave
EXACTLY!@!@!! fun motoring, without a...

EXACTLY!@!@!!
fun motoring, without a rediculous price, not meant to copy, just invoke the looks in car that looks good, drives fun and makes a 'sensible car' to run.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 3rd January 2014, 05:29
Replies: 510
Views: 138,524
Posted By Ozzie Dave
most I think understand its a comprmise between...

most I think understand its a comprmise between what is possible, and what would be liked,In my case the full size wires (15") with full profile tires is my thoughts, or maybe should go for knock-ons...
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