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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 29th June 2020, 17:55
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By aofb
Tyno, have you fully abandoned the locking cap?

Tyno, have you fully abandoned the locking cap?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 28th June 2020, 23:09
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By aofb
Mines an older one, DM... No recess. Must...

Mines an older one, DM... No recess.

Must admit I haven't tried as to whether the OE Arms fit onto the spindle extensions (got some of them and did the M8 nut trick some time ago)...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 28th June 2020, 15:22
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By aofb
How did you deal with the spindles being way back...

How did you deal with the spindles being way back into the body?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 28th June 2020, 10:38
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By aofb
MX250 wiper arms

Simple one... what wiper arms is everyone using for MX250 builds based on an NA/ Mk1 car?

Want to know lengths really...

Cheers
Tom
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 28th June 2020, 10:35
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By aofb
Ive done mine utilising the MX5's filler tube......

Ive done mine utilising the MX5's filler tube... Cut the plastic flexible pipe, added a length of steel (just because 48mm fuel resistant pipe appears to be rocking horse poo), extended the overfill...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 28th June 2020, 10:29
Replies: 5
Views: 683
Posted By aofb
I'm going for black acoustic carpet on mine,...

I'm going for black acoustic carpet on mine, bonded direct to the clam with high temperature spray adhesive.
It's a standard method for carpeting out vans.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd January 2020, 11:34
Replies: 2
Views: 453
Posted By aofb
Thanks DM, hadn't thought of that Appears it...

Thanks DM, hadn't thought of that

Appears it wasn't installed. Bugger. Will have to find a solution now, as I really CBA declamming the back end!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 31st December 2019, 15:00
Replies: 11
Views: 1,179
Posted By aofb
Nice job. Trimming can be a huge faff!

Nice job. Trimming can be a huge faff!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 31st December 2019, 14:57
Replies: 4
Views: 719
Posted By aofb
Im currently looking at 3d printing these. Will...

Im currently looking at 3d printing these. Will be ABS and stick-on.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 31st December 2019, 14:56
Replies: 2
Views: 453
Posted By aofb
A favour

Can someone with an MX5 based hardback 250 build do me a huge favour please? Get a picture showing the 'parcel shelf' and detail between the rear clam and the anchor points for the roll cage on the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 1st January 2019, 23:21
Replies: 5
Views: 1,133
Posted By aofb
I got an m8 connector bolt, welded a short length...

I got an m8 connector bolt, welded a short length of stud on, then filed the protruding end to fit the landy spindle. Will get pics tomorrow
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st August 2018, 21:05
Replies: 2
Views: 910
Posted By aofb
Id suggest you're looking at one of the...

Id suggest you're looking at one of the following:

1. Custom designed pedal (probably not as big a job as it sounds but you'd need to pull the pedal box out)
2.Pedal box adaption to allow the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 31st July 2018, 20:40
Replies: 221
Views: 44,576
Posted By aofb
Short on cable leading to battery light is only...

Short on cable leading to battery light is only tangible explanation.

What material did you use for the inner arches BTW?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 31st July 2018, 00:27
Replies: 0
Views: 772
Posted By aofb
MX250 Bonnet levels... MX-5 Mk1 1.8

After several more months of non starts I finally found time to trial fit my bonnet.

All well and good apart from it clashing on the airbox to throttle body cross pipe leading to the bonnet being...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 31st July 2018, 00:16
Replies: 9
Views: 2,481
Posted By aofb
I left the buckets intact and chopped an...

I left the buckets intact and chopped an excessive 75mm wedge off each corner. Replated it, but now sits with clearance to accommodate everything.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 7th February 2018, 22:13
Replies: 88
Views: 20,828
Posted By aofb
You can extend the spindles through the kit too,...

You can extend the spindles through the kit too, which can make for a cleaner finish.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 7th February 2018, 22:08
Replies: 24
Views: 4,041
Posted By aofb
It should hydrochrome. That stuff goes on like...

It should hydrochrome. That stuff goes on like glass cleaner. Not that expensive, but really convincing. Needs lacquering though as unless you buy the automotive grade stuff (many s), it's not UV...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 7th February 2018, 22:03
Replies: 102
Views: 8,693
Posted By aofb
Ouch. Particularly big patch of POR15 was...

Ouch.

Particularly big patch of POR15 was it? How did you get it there?!?

Get a crawler and you can carry on!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th July 2017, 00:31
Replies: 27
Views: 3,824
Posted By aofb
I've been migrating my machine to Repetier...

I've been migrating my machine to Repetier Firmware and Host tonight. Very neat integrated solution plus allows for nearly complete remote control. Few firmware nuances to iron out...

Also,...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 24th July 2017, 23:58
Replies: 36
Views: 11,319
Posted By aofb
Obligatory lack of progress update... Rear...

Obligatory lack of progress update...

Rear fogs and reflectors are nearly in and wired
Have selected the colour...RAL7009 in mid gloss

Moggy swallowing funds and time at present. Now had...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 24th July 2017, 23:17
Replies: 27
Views: 3,824
Posted By aofb
I've been building and ironing the kinks out of...

I've been building and ironing the kinks out of my 3d printer for the last 18mths....long story, too much to do. Mines a Reprap Kossel clone, delta geometry thing.

Found the following...
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th June 2017, 21:30
Replies: 36
Views: 11,319
Posted By aofb
Quiet month due to pressing issues with latest...

Quiet month due to pressing issues with latest acquisition (my OH cajoled me into buying a Morris Minor Traveller for a venture we're planning - spent the last 3 weeks trying to get the brakes to...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 3rd May 2017, 22:40
Replies: 6
Views: 2,105
Posted By aofb
Mines lined in black acoustic carpet using spray...

Mines lined in black acoustic carpet using spray heavy duty contact adhesive, direct to the fibreglass.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 3rd May 2017, 22:33
Replies: 36
Views: 11,319
Posted By aofb
Progress... Rear light plates bonded in. ...

Progress...

Rear light plates bonded in.
Rear window caulked in.
Rear light chassis earths set
Osf top tag re-glassed.
Work started on staybars.
Wiper spindles extended

This weekend...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 25th April 2017, 21:36
Replies: 36
Views: 11,319
Posted By aofb
In other news...I've actually made a bit of...

In other news...I've actually made a bit of progress. Less than I wanted as per usual but any is good TBH.

1. Front end is now sat correctly in all places.
2. Wing door end bottom fixings...
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