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Search: Posts Made By: Lucky@LeMans
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds Today, 18:56
Replies: 9
Views: 121
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Well done ! When I had this problem the...

Well done !

When I had this problem the local auto lock expert wanted to attack the internal mechanism with a lump hammer and a cold chisel, no joke !
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds Today, 07:38
Replies: 8
Views: 118
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Great looking chassis, I've not heard of them...

Great looking chassis, I've not heard of them before.
I wonder how many of those re chassis'd cars actually got entered for IVA ?
I can see many cars being "restored" featuring a new chassis.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds Yesterday, 23:00
Replies: 9
Views: 121
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Had the exact same problem on my car with the...

Had the exact same problem on my car with the door skin added. Turned out to be the Mini door handle plunger was pressing very slightly against the Z3 mechanism. You'll need to reach inside the door...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th May 2020, 20:26
Replies: 574
Views: 85,835
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Buck photo .

Buck photo .
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th May 2020, 20:19
Replies: 574
Views: 85,835
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I think the Kobra works as a modern...

I think the Kobra works as a modern interpretation of the classic shape. A bit like the modern Mini or Beetle. If you're not that familiar with the Z3 shape you wouldn't realise right away., the Z3...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th May 2020, 18:04
Replies: 574
Views: 85,835
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
It will be interesting to see your take on it...

It will be interesting to see your take on it Andy ! I've got a few ideas up my sleeve that will give my car an individual look whilst keeping the classic lines.
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 30th May 2020, 15:59
Replies: 103
Views: 17,050
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Some new photo's in the sun ! I'll tax it...

Some new photo's in the sun !

I'll tax it again from the 1st June. I might get some takers if the car is seen out and about. I'll try my hand at doing a video driving around the Malvern Hills,...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th May 2020, 08:58
Replies: 574
Views: 85,835
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Which one are you building Andy, hard top or the...

Which one are you building Andy, hard top or the convertible ?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 29th May 2020, 20:33
Replies: 574
Views: 85,835
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I'll be collecting the front end and sills next...

I'll be collecting the front end and sills next week, rear end to follow in a few weeks time !
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 29th May 2020, 08:47
Replies: 390
Views: 78,362
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Looking good Mick, you'll soon be on the road. I...

Looking good Mick, you'll soon be on the road. I always enjoy the challenge of the final fitting of various components to get the car just how you want it. Can be a bit frustrating at times but the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 25th May 2020, 14:35
Replies: 1,462
Views: 557,816
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
At least the idiots are filtered out by not being...

At least the idiots are filtered out by not being able to place a false bid to end the auction. I had a plausible offer for my car the other day. He hadn't contacted me prior to the offer but he was...
Forum: General Build Chat 24th May 2020, 20:59
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Well spotted , I thought that was most likely !

Well spotted , I thought that was most likely !
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 24th May 2020, 16:21
Replies: 7
Views: 595
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Checked out the Formosa Facebook page today....

Checked out the Formosa Facebook page today. Looks like Gary has lots of orders for turnkey cars along with plenty of enquiries at the moment. Great news given the current climate. Having watched the...
Forum: General Build Chat 24th May 2020, 16:16
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I had loads of problems with these sensors. One...

I had loads of problems with these sensors. One failed during an SVA test, the examiner was right arsy about it. The car failed SVA thanks to that single issue ! Then all the hassle rebooking and...
Forum: General chatter 23rd May 2020, 22:23
Replies: 0
Views: 71
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Silverstone Auction

I followed the live Silverstone Auction today online. This is one of their regular sales but this time it was online and telephone bids only. Large number of cars sold , some very high figures...
Forum: General Build Chat 23rd May 2020, 17:48
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
How many magnets are on the prop, check they are...

How many magnets are on the prop, check they are all there. I've had them come off !

Also check the gap is correct between the magnet and sensor.
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 19th May 2020, 16:15
Replies: 5
Views: 469
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Now listed on Ebay and Pistonheads thanks to...

Now listed on Ebay and Pistonheads thanks to travel restrictions being eased !

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/193459450077
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 17th May 2020, 17:29
Replies: 3
Views: 143
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The link will be useful to an auto electrician....

The link will be useful to an auto electrician. I've just flicked through 20 pages and my brain is fried !

I know the wiper module can become faulty, that is a standard issue on the Z3.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th May 2020, 19:40
Replies: 8
Views: 183
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Might be worth getting a black carpet set from...

Might be worth getting a black carpet set from another Z3. Most of them get soaked over time but they don't seem to rot. Should be cheap to buy from one of the private sellers on ebay.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 15th May 2020, 17:11
Replies: 0
Views: 130
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Updated tribute Website

I noticed today that the Tribute Website has now been updated to include the new Z3GT models.

I think we will see some more "classic" style car builds on here before too long !
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 14th May 2020, 08:58
Replies: 479
Views: 77,084
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
My car is still SORN, I'll tax it again in June...

My car is still SORN, I'll tax it again in June if the new rules are still in place. There are plenty of events still on for the second half of the year, hope they do go ahead. Weather is set to stay...
Forum: General Build Chat 12th May 2020, 16:55
Replies: 22
Views: 4,074
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Here are a few events in the Midlands for July /...

Here are a few events in the Midlands for July / August that might have a chance of going ahead. *Please check nearer the time if you intend to go to any of them !

*July 4th Prescott "Bugatti...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 11th May 2020, 21:12
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I buy a lot of parts from Stafford Vehicle...

I buy a lot of parts from Stafford Vehicle Components as they are just around the corner from me, very handy ! They do mail order too.

https://www.s-v-c.co.uk/

You need to look under the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 11th May 2020, 19:06
Replies: 79
Views: 9,899
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
In normal times it takes around two weeks. At the...

In normal times it takes around two weeks. At the present time with all that's been going on, it will to take longer. Depends how many are actually in and working, it wouldn't have been top priority...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th May 2020, 15:37
Replies: 574
Views: 85,835
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I'll post a build thread when I get my car...

I'll post a build thread when I get my car underway. Looks like there will be a delay of several weeks before the convertible kit is ready. I had a chat with Chris last week, he is a bit behind...
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