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Search: Posts Made By: Ace
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 14th September 2019, 14:25
Replies: 348
Views: 56,944
Posted By Ace
Well done! Looks like the original. Eager to see...

Well done! Looks like the original. Eager to see what you are doing next.

https://i.ibb.co/Jx8SsL3/Screen-Shot-2019-09-14-at-8-20-16-AM.png
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 31st August 2019, 23:39
Replies: 24
Views: 3,415
Posted By Ace
This is looking good!! I am considering the...

This is looking good!!

I am considering the idea of getting the 275 rear shell and 250 SWB front shell; throwing in some tweaks and making a 250 GT Lusso tribute.

Gotta get my SWB done first!...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 31st August 2019, 23:37
Replies: 2
Views: 1,822
Posted By Ace
I hear you. Doesn't take much to get the...

I hear you. Doesn't take much to get the alignment off. I felt like i had mine mocked up really well and after bonding/bolting on the rear body, it was off again haha.

The beautiful about...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th July 2019, 14:58
Replies: 220
Views: 25,452
Posted By Ace
Its the bottom center.

Its the bottom center.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th June 2019, 22:52
Replies: 75
Views: 7,725
Posted By Ace
Here you go. Good luck! ...

Here you go. Good luck!

https://i.ibb.co/NxVxxWC/IMG-1383.jpg (https://ibb.co/tBmBBYK)

Take note of where I have cut out a notch in the body to make sure the pipe can lay as flat as possible. ...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th June 2019, 16:36
Replies: 75
Views: 7,725
Posted By Ace
I had the same concern so I have put 5 gallons of...

I had the same concern so I have put 5 gallons of petrol through the filler as a test (and also to test for leaks prior to bonding on the rear body of the car) with no issues at full flow.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th June 2019, 14:17
Replies: 75
Views: 7,725
Posted By Ace
Hey Gary, I appreciate it! Its slow but steady...

Hey Gary, I appreciate it! Its slow but steady progress.

I can take some pictures showing what I have done, but I found a good route where the filler line is level and does not have any petrol...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 11th May 2019, 00:31
Replies: 75
Views: 7,725
Posted By Ace
Thanks Jeff, I am going to make a mold of...

Thanks Jeff,

I am going to make a mold of how I want the rear window to look and then heat bend lexan to shape.. I plan on posting a separate how-to on the forum in case anyone wants to follow...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th May 2019, 03:01
Replies: 75
Views: 7,725
Posted By Ace
Thanks! I got the fuel filler off of eBay. Link...

Thanks! I got the fuel filler off of eBay. Link for equivalent is below.
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th May 2019, 01:02
Replies: 75
Views: 7,725
Posted By Ace
Hey gents, Just an update on the current...

Hey gents,

Just an update on the current activities. I changed my mind yet again on the fuel filler cap location and decided to go with competition model location. I have spent the past few weeks...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th March 2019, 01:03
Replies: 75
Views: 7,725
Posted By Ace
Thanks! I have been looking at original pictures...

Thanks! I have been looking at original pictures of the door curve trying to make mine match but it is quite an interesting curve they have put in it. It definitely has derailed my project timing but...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th March 2019, 14:51
Replies: 75
Views: 7,725
Posted By Ace
Hey Gents, I realized I haven't posted any...

Hey Gents,

I realized I haven't posted any progress photos in a while but rest assured I have been busy. Here is what I have been working on:

-Extended the hood scoop back (will make a...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th March 2019, 14:35
Replies: 75
Views: 7,725
Posted By Ace
I have been going back and forth on this as well....

I have been going back and forth on this as well. The 3D printed bracket for the OEM boot lock is a pretty neat idea. I was considering finding a way to retain it so that I could at least use its...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th February 2019, 23:52
Replies: 75
Views: 7,725
Posted By Ace
Thanks Gents, It looks like my 2 options....

Thanks Gents,

It looks like my 2 options. Either install an aftermarket entry system or go old school and get rid of it entirely.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th February 2019, 19:04
Replies: 75
Views: 7,725
Posted By Ace
Great idea Jag but Jeff is right I will not be...

Great idea Jag but Jeff is right I will not be able to do the same as my car is a coupe.


Jeff,

I have original 250 SWB door handles that I was going to use.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th February 2019, 18:41
Replies: 75
Views: 7,725
Posted By Ace
Just wanting to get some ideas from you guys,...

Just wanting to get some ideas from you guys, what have all of you done on the door locking system on the Z3? My car did not come with remote lock/unlock system. So when you insert the key and unlock...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th February 2019, 14:36
Replies: 6
Views: 744
Posted By Ace
I can only imagine what it would be like if you...

I can only imagine what it would be like if you needed to find spare parts for this motor once you were trying to get it running.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 8th February 2019, 20:52
Replies: 75
Views: 7,725
Posted By Ace
Gents, Am I completely overthinking the door...

Gents,

Am I completely overthinking the door skins? From the pictures I have seen, do you just adhere them to the existing Z3 doors? It looks like the front of the door skin slips over the lip of...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 8th February 2019, 20:44
Replies: 75
Views: 7,725
Posted By Ace
You read my mind. I have purchased an aftermarket...

You read my mind. I have purchased an aftermarket vent kit for this exact thing.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 8th February 2019, 13:41
Replies: 75
Views: 7,725
Posted By Ace
What do you guys think of this SWB that does not...

What do you guys think of this SWB that does not have an external fuel cap? My guess is Ferrari ran it in the trunk like they do with the 250 GT Lusso.

It looks really clean to me and I am...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 8th February 2019, 00:26
Replies: 75
Views: 7,725
Posted By Ace
Hey Jeff, This is great, thank you for...

Hey Jeff,

This is great, thank you for sharing. I may also look into putting some kind of heat shield insulation between the roof and the roof liner. Having this vent in the back window should...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 7th February 2019, 17:07
Replies: 75
Views: 7,725
Posted By Ace
Same here! The summers are brutal where I live.

Same here! The summers are brutal where I live.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th February 2019, 13:09
Replies: 75
Views: 7,725
Posted By Ace
I was finally able to get the fuel filler steel...

I was finally able to get the fuel filler steel cap off, albeit I almost completely destroyed it in the process. I have gotten the 90 degree elbow sealed up and have ran my fuel filler line. Friday I...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 4th February 2019, 13:24
Replies: 75
Views: 7,725
Posted By Ace
Hey Jeff, You are right. I may go ahead and...

Hey Jeff,

You are right. I may go ahead and pick up the seats I want to use to see how much interference there is and adjust accordingly. Thanks for the reference photo!


BTW gents I was...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 4th February 2019, 13:23
Replies: 75
Views: 7,725
Posted By Ace
My plan is to use true to era lap buckling...

My plan is to use true to era lap buckling seatbelts with no shoulder strap.
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