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Search: Posts Made By: Mikewade
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th March 2019, 10:41
Replies: 13
Views: 1,533
Posted By Mikewade
Hi, ref the wheel arches. I made some cardboard...

Hi, ref the wheel arches. I made some cardboard templates, and then used those to make fibreglass versions, and then bonded them in. My logic is that they will stop water and mud from getting where I...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 4th February 2017, 22:19
Replies: 7
Views: 1,433
Posted By Mikewade
Hi Jeff, mine is definitely a cream gel coat (not...

Hi Jeff, mine is definitely a cream gel coat (not white), but will be painted cream next year. It's 'resting' at the moment in a friend's garage. Unfortunately another project is on the horizon which...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th December 2016, 18:12
Replies: 15
Views: 4,093
Posted By Mikewade
Did I see somewhere that there is now an easy way...

Did I see somewhere that there is now an easy way to load photo's?
Any advice appreciated.
Cheers,
Mike
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 19th November 2016, 18:20
Replies: 89
Views: 23,633
Posted By Mikewade
Hi Jeff, Who's making the window frames for...

Hi Jeff,
Who's making the window frames for you? And any idea how much they would cost all polished up and ready to fit?
Thanks.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th November 2016, 22:04
Replies: 6
Views: 1,724
Posted By Mikewade
A friend of mine asked me if I wanted to go - I...

A friend of mine asked me if I wanted to go - I said yes...
He got the tickets...
and then told me the price.
28 if pre-booked.
And then there's parking and food/drink to pay for, and something...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 31st October 2016, 22:37
Replies: 375
Views: 83,015
Posted By Mikewade
I wonder if some small studs could be silver...

I wonder if some small studs could be silver soldered (or glued?) on, and then it could be fixed in the traditional way?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th October 2016, 10:25
Replies: 89
Views: 23,633
Posted By Mikewade
You've Done a great job there. Very professional....

You've Done a great job there. Very professional.
Lovely job!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 15th October 2016, 17:51
Replies: 649
Views: 170,135
Posted By Mikewade
Thanks Bob!

Thanks Bob!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th October 2016, 23:56
Replies: 649
Views: 170,135
Posted By Mikewade
Fitting Spinners

I've also got wheels similar to yours, so would welcome any advice on fitting spinners.
Thanks, Mike
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th October 2016, 21:54
Replies: 649
Views: 170,135
Posted By Mikewade
That's not good... Sorry to hear about this,...

That's not good...
Sorry to hear about this, but thanks for sharing.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th October 2016, 01:11
Replies: 375
Views: 83,015
Posted By Mikewade
Thanks for the info. I'm not sure I understand...

Thanks for the info. I'm not sure I understand them 100%, but can see the value of the polypropylene bin loader material and the L section plastic. I'm sure I can work it out!
Meanwhile I think my...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th October 2016, 22:09
Replies: 89
Views: 23,633
Posted By Mikewade
That's a good idea, maybe the material could be...

That's a good idea, maybe the material could be used as the wheelarches themselves?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th October 2016, 21:57
Replies: 375
Views: 83,015
Posted By Mikewade
Sounds like you have a cunning plan! By the...

Sounds like you have a cunning plan!
By the way, do you have any tips ref door tops/window frames?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 7th October 2016, 23:08
Replies: 89
Views: 23,633
Posted By Mikewade
Agreed, that sounds like a better idea. However,...

Agreed, that sounds like a better idea. However, I'm happy that mine are strong and will help structurally.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th October 2016, 20:30
Replies: 89
Views: 23,633
Posted By Mikewade
Well, in reverse order...Yes, I ordered it from...

Well, in reverse order...Yes, I ordered it from Chris with a cream gelcoat (Ral 1013), and Nubodi kindly removed the old panels, fitted new ones, and did the glass/locks and lights. Just leaving me...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th October 2016, 20:05
Replies: 89
Views: 23,633
Posted By Mikewade
Thank you, I'll have a look at those. BTW...

Thank you, I'll have a look at those.
BTW Today, I've been working on the rear wheelarches liners (again galv. mesh with fibreglass. I know it's going over the top, and there are quicker cheaper...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 5th October 2016, 21:30
Replies: 89
Views: 23,633
Posted By Mikewade
Thanks for the link

Looks like a good company. Do you have the part numbers for what you ordered?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 4th October 2016, 20:35
Replies: 89
Views: 23,633
Posted By Mikewade
Thanks, I can see that I'll have a problem with...

Thanks, I can see that I'll have a problem with my frames (the top corner is touching, and the other top corner has a 12mm gap - so I'm thinking I'll have to do a lot of re-working. I had planned on...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 4th October 2016, 20:11
Replies: 89
Views: 23,633
Posted By Mikewade
Nice job! What door seals are you using around...

Nice job!
What door seals are you using around the top of the door frames?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd October 2016, 23:07
Replies: 445
Views: 95,083
Posted By Mikewade
I asked Chris for a cream gel coat, and he went...

I asked Chris for a cream gel coat, and he went with RAL 1013 (Oyster white), which I'm pleased with. But I think red seats would go best with cream? (...although mine are black).
No, it would be...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd October 2016, 22:42
Replies: 445
Views: 95,083
Posted By Mikewade
Brg?

Brg?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd October 2016, 22:40
Replies: 375
Views: 83,015
Posted By Mikewade
Nice work. I've bonded in my 'inner' bonnet, but...

Nice work. I've bonded in my 'inner' bonnet, but will leave a groove around the outside, so it will look OK. This has saved me all the hassle with catches/hinges and a rain channel. It also avoids...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 29th September 2016, 22:18
Replies: 10
Views: 1,862
Posted By Mikewade
You won't be able to use it without notifying...

You won't be able to use it without notifying DVLA of the body change either! What are you going to call it?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 29th September 2016, 22:14
Replies: 9
Views: 1,857
Posted By Mikewade
I had the Perspex version on mine, but again...

I had the Perspex version on mine, but again never took it off, so can't say how much better it was. It had a Z3 'logo' on it which I didn't particularly like.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th September 2016, 21:07
Replies: 375
Views: 83,015
Posted By Mikewade
Mmm nice boot, and great idea for the boot lock....

Mmm nice boot, and great idea for the boot lock. By the way, what rubber edge seal have you used for the boot?
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