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Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 15th September 2019, 17:18
Replies: 1
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Posted By GaryR
These lights still for sale, please PM me if...

These lights still for sale, please PM me if interested.

No takers on eBay so I let the advert lapse
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 11th August 2019, 17:52
Replies: 87
Views: 6,452
Posted By GaryR
6282 At the right hand side a pair of 45-degree...

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At the right hand side a pair of 45-degree bends allow the pipe to continue to the cutout that was made previously through the relatively flat sheet metal at the side of the boot here. It joins...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 11th August 2019, 17:47
Replies: 87
Views: 6,452
Posted By GaryR
6281 At the bulkhead right at the back of the...

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At the bulkhead right at the back of the boot to keep the space as usable as possible it takes a 90-degree turn and runs parallel to the bulkhead, continuing its steady fall as it does so
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 11th August 2019, 17:45
Replies: 87
Views: 6,452
Posted By GaryR
Iím away briefly but Ian@Classic has been...

Iím away briefly but Ian@Classic has been continuing his excellent efforts and kindly sent the following pics;
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Here you can see the fuel filler pipe heads initially directly forwards towards...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 5th August 2019, 21:48
Replies: 87
Views: 6,452
Posted By GaryR
Very true it would have been easier, but we all...

Very true it would have been easier, but we all like a challenge once in a while donít we???:thumb:
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 5th August 2019, 21:45
Replies: 87
Views: 6,452
Posted By GaryR
Thatís certainly the intention - needs some work...

Thatís certainly the intention - needs some work but will post pics when completed
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 5th August 2019, 21:42
Replies: 87
Views: 6,452
Posted By GaryR
That was pretty much my first question but weíre...

That was pretty much my first question but weíre above the line of the BMW inner wheel arch liner (not that itíll be going back in itself - will fabricate new!)
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 4th August 2019, 16:31
Replies: 87
Views: 6,452
Posted By GaryR
Thank you DaveP, yes its coming together nicely. ...

Thank you DaveP, yes its coming together nicely. I do like Ian & Co's approach to things I must say too...inspires confidence!

Agree on the 275 but still prefer the 250 SWB personally!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 3rd August 2019, 19:36
Replies: 87
Views: 6,452
Posted By GaryR
Thanks Chris, yes really very pleased with...

Thanks Chris, yes really very pleased with progress! Classic have lots on their plate at the moment but are doing the business for me whilst also allowing me to get stuck in when time allows!

The...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 3rd August 2019, 18:46
Replies: 87
Views: 6,452
Posted By GaryR
And the windows and door skins had their first...

And the windows and door skins had their first trial fit finally today too, all OK and no issues apparent!
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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 3rd August 2019, 18:41
Replies: 87
Views: 6,452
Posted By GaryR
Ben has been continuing his excellent custom work...

Ben has been continuing his excellent custom work on the boot lid around the fuel filler mods....
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You can also see the cut-outs we made for the rear fog & reverse lights. The plan has changed...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 3rd August 2019, 18:38
Replies: 87
Views: 6,452
Posted By GaryR
Classic Coachworks usually have SWB roll cages...

Classic Coachworks usually have SWB roll cages powder coated by a local specialist and having had the left hand boot hinge moved over, mine has been similarly treated and now permanently fitted......
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 3rd August 2019, 18:35
Replies: 87
Views: 6,452
Posted By GaryR
Here is the underneath of the boot lid I forgot...

Here is the underneath of the boot lid I forgot to photograph a while back and showing the cut-outs for the recessed number plate lights...
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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 3rd August 2019, 18:31
Replies: 87
Views: 6,452
Posted By GaryR
More progress... Ben & Ian of Classic...

More progress...

Ben & Ian of Classic Coachworks have been working on the fuel filler in the past week, extending the BMW neck up into the boot space...
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Temporary cable-ties until all...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th July 2019, 21:20
Replies: 87
Views: 6,452
Posted By GaryR
Trying to avoid that at all costs! Ace reckons...

Trying to avoid that at all costs! Ace reckons his solution works OK having tried it (see his build thread!) and so we've looked at a similar route, plus we have a plan B, both of which appear to...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th July 2019, 20:45
Replies: 87
Views: 6,452
Posted By GaryR
To be honest we just placed it in to check...

To be honest we just placed it in to check positioning and it's not fully fitted as yet, the hard part is working out the filler pipe run!

Looking at it now you've highlighted this though, you...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th July 2019, 19:57
Replies: 87
Views: 6,452
Posted By GaryR
Ben at Classic Coachworks has been working his...

Ben at Classic Coachworks has been working his magic during the week....
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We've deliberately not recessed the filler below the body line at all so as not to create a well in which spilt fuel...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th July 2019, 21:53
Replies: 87
Views: 6,452
Posted By GaryR
Sorry, just realised those are the white lens...

Sorry, just realised those are the white lens reverse lights, here are some auction no's for the red lens fog lights for you to try re the shipping....

223124804150
362072903992
264277253676...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th July 2019, 21:37
Replies: 87
Views: 6,452
Posted By GaryR
Ah sorry, didn't even occur to me you were...

Ah sorry, didn't even occur to me you were Stateside so didn't look at the shipping aspect!

There's another few advertised on Ebay.co.uk but I can't tell from this side of the pond whether they...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th July 2019, 21:03
Replies: 87
Views: 6,452
Posted By GaryR
That's the part, although try this auction no and...

That's the part, although try this auction no and you get both lights 362072282382 (you may get them cheaper separately though!):wink:
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th July 2019, 19:49
Replies: 87
Views: 6,452
Posted By GaryR
They are flush fitting Hella ones, about £12-15...

They are flush fitting Hella ones, about £12-15 each from Ebay. A little bigger than the reflectors but not by a huge amount.

I'm in two minds about the different coloured lenses though tbh,...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th July 2019, 19:45
Replies: 87
Views: 6,452
Posted By GaryR
Next step is to get the roll cage off to the...

Next step is to get the roll cage off to the welders and have the one hinge moved across by the corresponding amount as we've moved the boot lid fixings, then in turn get it away to the powder...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th July 2019, 19:37
Replies: 87
Views: 6,452
Posted By GaryR
While we were in a cutting mood we also cut the...

While we were in a cutting mood we also cut the boot lid ready for a couple of recessed number plate lights (sorry, forgot to photograph that!) and also marked and cut the rear for a pair of flush...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th July 2019, 19:32
Replies: 87
Views: 6,452
Posted By GaryR
We then cut off the inner skin around the hinge...

We then cut off the inner skin around the hinge and moved this inward before re-bonding it to the lid, still allowing a 40mm lip around the perimeter and making sure to keep the hinge bolts...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th July 2019, 19:26
Replies: 87
Views: 6,452
Posted By GaryR
I've decided not to recess the filler at all so I...

I've decided not to recess the filler at all so I don't need to worry unduly about spillages getting into any recess. So the next step was to get stuck in and cut the boot lid....
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