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Search: Posts Made By: Lucky@LeMans
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 15th February 2020, 17:11
Replies: 37
Views: 1,650
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The internals of the lock feature two levers, one...

The internals of the lock feature two levers, one of which is the deadlock . These are both operated by the electric actuator.Steve mentioned that it is possible to remove the deadlock lever so it...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 15th February 2020, 17:00
Replies: 37
Views: 1,650
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
My door skins are screwed on and only bonded in...

My door skins are screwed on and only bonded in each corner. The PU adhesive I've used can be peeled away when you apply steady pressure to the joint. I don't see any problems getting the skins off.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 15th February 2020, 16:44
Replies: 37
Views: 1,650
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Where do I begin ? Firstly the doors were working...

Where do I begin ? Firstly the doors were working fine on the donor car. Central locking, opening and closing from inside and outside the car, all as expected.

I fitted mini door handles which are...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 15th February 2020, 12:13
Replies: 37
Views: 1,650
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Door issue is sorted, my fault with the fitment...

Door issue is sorted, my fault with the fitment of the Mini door handle being slightly wrong. Thanks to Steve, jaguartvr, much appreciated !
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 7th February 2020, 15:56
Replies: 37
Views: 1,650
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Photos of bonnet stay and strut compressor. This...

Photos of bonnet stay and strut compressor. This is a use once tool, hence the crappy welding !
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 7th February 2020, 15:23
Replies: 37
Views: 1,650
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
PM sent. I'll see if I can load some...

PM sent.

I'll see if I can load some photo's tonight !
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 7th February 2020, 08:56
Replies: 37
Views: 1,650
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I made a simple strut compressor from some 12mm...

I made a simple strut compressor from some 12mm threaded bar. That made life easy and a one man operation to fit them.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th February 2020, 22:09
Replies: 37
Views: 1,650
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Photo here …….. Having issues loading...

Photo here ……..

Having issues loading photo's for some reason !
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th February 2020, 22:08
Replies: 37
Views: 1,650
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The stay is made from 10mm round bar 37" long....

The stay is made from 10mm round bar 37" long. One end has a round tube welded to it, that slots over the bonnet spring. The other end has a repair washer welded to it and sits in a hole on the slam...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd February 2020, 16:10
Replies: 37
Views: 1,650
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I've ended up with a satisfactory solution by...

I've ended up with a satisfactory solution by retaining the standard struts and making a bonnet stay prop. You end up with an assisted lift then slot the stay in place. The KISS method can always be...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st January 2020, 18:10
Replies: 37
Views: 1,650
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
At the moment I'm thinking of retaining the...

At the moment I'm thinking of retaining the standard Z3 struts and using a prop of some sort. The front of the 275 with valance, stainless bumpers and grill is significant. I'm worried the hinged end...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 19th January 2020, 10:01
Replies: 37
Views: 1,650
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Thanks for posting that link Steve. It takes a...

Thanks for posting that link Steve. It takes a bit of searching trying to find an old thread, easier to ask ! I didn't know about LandRover springs, that answers another question, thanks !
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th January 2020, 16:19
Replies: 37
Views: 1,650
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Best Bonnet Stay For Z3 Cars

Has anyone come up with a good solution for their bonnet stay / strut etc ?

The front end on the Z3 based cars is too heavy for the standard gas struts. I would prefer to fit an old style bonnet...
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