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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 14th November 2019, 15:36
Replies: 14
Views: 836
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
Why?

Why?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 29th June 2018, 02:15
Replies: 4
Views: 759
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
Possible Wheels for MX-250C

Kicking a few ideas for wheels for my MX-250 build. Without a doubt they need to fill up the wheel wells. Im shooting for that old school, staggered, deep dish look. The wheels Im thinking about...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st April 2018, 11:50
Replies: 220
Views: 26,487
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
Cool! We can have our own Tribute Automotive New...

Cool! We can have our own Tribute Automotive New England meet. Maybe even in Doset, Vermont... :nod:
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th April 2018, 15:49
Replies: 5
Views: 894
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
First steps...

I work a Career and Technical High School, I'm having one of the programs I work with awake the Miata from its slumber. They reinstalled the radiator and hooked up a battery and she fired right up.
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th April 2018, 18:37
Replies: 5
Views: 894
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
US MX250 build

Back story, last year I imported two Tribute kits to the US. I planned on fitting the D-type body to a Factory Five Racing Cobra frame first, but the perfect donor popped up in my Facebook feed and...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st March 2018, 18:28
Replies: 30
Views: 3,544
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
I think Shelby found out how hard it is to claim...

I think Shelby found out how hard it is to claim trade dress of a 60's inspired open air sports car. He was able to hit replica builders for badging and naming only. An oval shaped grill is not trade...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th March 2018, 16:30
Replies: 24
Views: 5,902
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
Build on hold until the kitchen is done...

Sorry guys,

I'm in the closing stages of a kitchen/bath/laundry room remodel. I've been hard at work keeping the wife happy.:nono:

I did rebuild the Ford 8.8 rear end with 4.10 gears, so that...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 28th February 2018, 13:18
Replies: 336
Views: 58,896
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
I understand the A352 is narrowed, but I was...

I understand the A352 is narrowed, but I was referring the D-type body. I'm in the process of fitting a D-type body to a Factory Five Racing Cobra chassis. My rear axle width is around 59-60", which...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 28th February 2018, 00:26
Replies: 336
Views: 58,896
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
The Herald (91) would make a better choice due...

The Herald (91) would make a better choice due to it wheelbase being closer to the Jags 90. The Spit is too short at 83.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 22nd February 2018, 17:41
Replies: 336
Views: 58,896
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
Awesome. What chassis are you planning to use?

Awesome. What chassis are you planning to use?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 25th January 2018, 15:54
Replies: 26
Views: 5,533
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
Unfortunately, they are back burnered for a...

Unfortunately, they are back burnered for a kitchen remodel. :icon_rolleyes:

"I'll be back..."
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st January 2018, 14:50
Replies: 26
Views: 5,533
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
Contact TerryG, he made it VERY easy to get the...

Contact TerryG, he made it VERY easy to get the crate to my garage.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 29th June 2017, 02:45
Replies: 24
Views: 5,902
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
Quick update...

Working to fit the D-type to the FFR Cobra frame. Let's just say, my Sawzall has gotten a workout. Low and behold, FF Cobras are much taller than D-types. I've cut away much of the 1" square tubing...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th June 2017, 03:05
Replies: 24
Views: 5,902
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
It arrived!

After about 4 months, one very large crate has appeared in my garage. Seriously it was huge!

http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c34/YYYMMAN/71A3B678-D4E8-44FB-861C-944AB29A7036_zpsdjxxkgr7.jpg...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd June 2017, 18:24
Replies: 24
Views: 5,902
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
Delivery today!

I am scheduled for a delivery between 3-5PM EST. I will post pictures of the uncrating ASAP! Hopefully every thing goes as planned :dance:
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 22nd March 2017, 13:42
Replies: 26
Views: 5,533
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
Request sent...

Request sent...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 17th March 2017, 23:36
Replies: 24
Views: 5,902
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
Scottie, That looks great! I'm planning on...

Scottie,

That looks great! I'm planning on building a 1/2 D-Type, 1/2 XK SS, taking elements from each and using what I like. I kind of did that my Cobra build by using what I liked between the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th March 2017, 01:29
Replies: 24
Views: 5,902
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
Thanks! I was planning on finding a 289 body for...

Thanks! I was planning on finding a 289 body for it, but when I saw the D type a light bulb went off...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th March 2017, 01:01
Replies: 26
Views: 5,533
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
Yes, I have quotes for shipping to the Port of NY...

Yes, I have quotes for shipping to the Port of NY for a reasonable cost.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st February 2017, 22:05
Replies: 24
Views: 5,902
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
Thanks! Great looking build, you should be proud...

Thanks! Great looking build, you should be proud :nod:
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st February 2017, 15:10
Replies: 24
Views: 5,902
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
Not a rookie to this game, I've built a Factory...

Not a rookie to this game, I've built a Factory Five Roadster (over the course of 4 years) and rebuilt another. She knows this is a far better way of spending my time/money rather hanging at the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st February 2017, 00:08
Replies: 24
Views: 5,902
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
I'm all in!

Well, I did it! I put a deposit down for TWO kits. A D-Type body for a Factory Five Roadster frame I'm rebuilding and a MX250 convertible kit for my '97 Miata. This should be great fun. Best part, my...
Forum: General chatter 1st February 2017, 17:15
Replies: 3
Views: 1,731
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
Here's a few more: ...

Here's a few more:

http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o287/YYYMMMAN2/Mobile%20Uploads/2015-05/FDE6ECDB-E71A-4935-8EB4-FA85C863A59A_zpskpgozzma.jpg...
Forum: General chatter 1st February 2017, 17:12
Replies: 3
Views: 1,731
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
Anyone interested in Jaguars, AC's or Allards?

New member here, I was just looking back at a trip I did for my local Cobra club. I though it would be cool to share the incredible Jim Taylor's Auto Collection in Gloversville, NY. I knew he had two...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 31st January 2017, 19:00
Replies: 26
Views: 5,533
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
Going through the process of getting quotes for...

Going through the process of getting quotes for shipping. I'm pleasantly surprised! Icing on the cake, the wife is on board too! :eusa_dance:

I'm looking to import two kits. First a D type kit for...
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