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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th November 2019, 23:24
Replies: 1,455
Views: 532,843
Posted By smash
Looks great and the dish on the wheels really...

Looks great and the dish on the wheels really makes axdifference. K

Keep your eyes on rear tyres - I found after my Eibachs settled the tyres caught the arches under hard acceleration. Tell tale...
Forum: General Build Chat 2nd November 2019, 02:36
Replies: 17
Views: 554
Posted By smash
As I understand it you have to register an...

As I understand it you have to register an interest in every country you want to copyright your design for maximum time of protection. In the UK you're afforded 10 years protection without...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 31st October 2019, 17:25
Replies: 14
Views: 619
Posted By smash
That red gel cost one was cheap at 10k. Door gaps...

That red gel cost one was cheap at 10k. Door gaps needed sorting
Forum: General Build Chat 31st October 2019, 07:16
Replies: 17
Views: 554
Posted By smash
Interesting. Plenty of private replica sales...

Interesting. Plenty of private replica sales active and badged. I think they are obviously keeping tabs on activity - at the end of the day it's their trade marks and they're entitled to protect....
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd October 2019, 09:19
Replies: 7
Views: 458
Posted By smash
What?! Thats a massive shame. I sincerely hope...

What?! Thats a massive shame. I sincerely hope some one takes on their excellent accessories.

They were seriously raising the brands image.

Hope it is nothing to do with the "official agent"...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 13th October 2019, 02:34
Replies: 2
Views: 107
Posted By smash
Some on eBay. If you're taking all the roll hoop...

Some on eBay. If you're taking all the roll hoop and trim out from behind seats that'll be all the fasteners gone. TBH they're a right faff, very stiff - never used mine!
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 1st October 2019, 21:50
Replies: 64
Views: 3,378
Posted By smash
14" 72 spoke are available! Same style as...

14" 72 spoke are available!

Same style as mine were - same place. Be just under 2k landed

http://www.acww.com.au/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=21_26_86&products_id=139

Next!!
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 28th September 2019, 07:45
Replies: 64
Views: 3,378
Posted By smash
Wow that works really well! In fact prefer it to...

Wow that works really well! In fact prefer it to fixed head tbh

My wheels had a lot less poke than yours and rubbed on the arches under acceleration with eibach springs (spring savers are a...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th August 2019, 18:00
Replies: 470
Views: 66,120
Posted By smash
There’s an Ant Ansted built DB4 Zegato on eBay at...

There’s an Ant Ansted built DB4 Zegato on eBay at mo.

Total animal but a little surprised with some of the gapping at nearly 100k - maybe out of the mould with no prep?
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th August 2019, 12:36
Replies: 12
Views: 1,584
Posted By smash
That's good news about the dash. Are they...

That's good news about the dash. Are they building another demo car
Forum: DNA Builds 12th August 2019, 15:27
Replies: 8
Views: 4,587
Posted By smash
Blinking blimey - you kept that quiet! :D

Blinking blimey - you kept that quiet! :D
Forum: DNA Builds 10th August 2019, 06:12
Replies: 8
Views: 4,587
Posted By smash
DNA 250 on eBay starting @ 25k

Looks good in pics but says it needs cosmetics e.g chrome refinishing, interior doing and potentially paint.

Prime candidate for restomod - paint the chrome black, slam it, lose the wires!
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 4th August 2019, 18:22
Replies: 87
Views: 5,924
Posted By smash
That custom boot/filler relocation work looks top...

That custom boot/filler relocation work looks top notch.

Must admit their interior packages and the Grassbank stuff are tempting... my first thoughts before I went for the Kali was restomod style....
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 4th August 2019, 10:33
Replies: 12
Views: 1,584
Posted By smash
I dunno, think it would be more the stock...

I dunno, think it would be more the stock interior - everything so superb I never understood why they had chosen not to do it when I saw it at Stoneleigh. That said what would cost be, 5k? Not a lot...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 4th August 2019, 09:34
Replies: 12
Views: 1,584
Posted By smash
Grassbank 250 on ebay

The stunning Grassbank 250 is now on eBay. Wonder if they will build another or continue with parts supplies.
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th July 2019, 13:43
Replies: 1,455
Views: 532,843
Posted By smash
Well it doesn't need the front mod, it looks spot...

Well it doesn't need the front mod, it looks spot on to me.

Yes 30mm drop. My rears were slightly catching arch under hard acceleration but I was on 16" 215/60s (I think! Feels like a lifetime...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th July 2019, 10:25
Replies: 1,455
Views: 532,843
Posted By smash
Eibachs give it a perfect stance, had them on...

Eibachs give it a perfect stance, had them on mine. They do settle a bit so it will end up ever so slightly lower.

The dishing and offset on the wheels makes huge difference - looks spot on.
...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 5th July 2019, 23:47
Replies: 2
Views: 1,029
Posted By smash
Lovely looking car. Spec sounds top notch....

Lovely looking car. Spec sounds top notch. Gobsmacked it ended on eBay at 6300 only, unsold (obvs)
Forum: General chatter 1st July 2019, 15:33
Replies: 7
Views: 988
Posted By smash
Actually from the side it looks like a TVR Tuscan...

Actually from the side it looks like a TVR Tuscan (slightly wider at just over 7 feet!!)

English website:

https://www.desima.jp/model_en/
Forum: General chatter 1st July 2019, 07:50
Replies: 7
Views: 988
Posted By smash
That's a gen 2 Z4, an already large and wide car...

That's a gen 2 Z4, an already large and wide car - I know I've got one - that thing will be impossible to park anywhere just due to the sheer scale of it, it'll be prime candidate to get it's side...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 15th June 2019, 08:24
Replies: 109
Views: 14,053
Posted By smash
Shed loads of cobra reps have L488s - my old AK...

Shed loads of cobra reps have L488s - my old AK had them before swapped out for rectangular. My mates old Ram had them too. They look good to be fair. Personally prefer them to the "witches tit" (how...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 3rd June 2019, 16:10
Replies: 109
Views: 14,053
Posted By smash
Do it yourself - I converted my old AK cobra to...

Do it yourself - I converted my old AK cobra to Lucas rectangles. Take back plate off, grind off the reflector spikes so it's smooth, get a cluster led bulb bright as you can orange led. Punch hole...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 26th May 2019, 12:11
Replies: 9
Views: 1,813
Posted By smash
It was this one - sold for 8600 plenty of work to...

It was this one - sold for 8600 plenty of work to be done though

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F123734754345
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 22nd May 2019, 17:50
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By smash
Ah! Got me there lol I just bought pre built...

Ah! Got me there lol I just bought pre built version off eBay which had a fuse as part of it. Just checked on eBay- it was a yellow sealed unit with 2 amp fuse. Fuse is there to Stop resistor blowing...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 22nd May 2019, 16:04
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By smash
You'll need air bag warning reset tool b800 cheap...

You'll need air bag warning reset tool b800 cheap enough on eBay. I would put a fuse in line with resister.
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