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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 29th June 2020, 20:06
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By TynoPrime
Yep! �� worst case I can buy an mx5 licking cap...

Yep! �� worst case I can buy an mx5 licking cap which should work fine. But to be honest, does anyone even STEAL fuel in this day and age?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 28th June 2020, 15:33
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By TynoPrime
Thanks alfb, I ended up doing almost exactly the...

Thanks alfb, I ended up doing almost exactly the same. I bought a 2nd hand fuel filler for the mx5 for 10 to use the extra hoses, and just extended everything using that. Works great! Thanks.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th May 2020, 16:15
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By TynoPrime
Mx250 Fuel filler?

Hi all,

To those that have done an mx250 build, or just anyone that may know - how are people connecting the Aston/mini flip fuel cap to the filler neck?

I bought this one with the locking cap...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd April 2020, 13:01
Replies: 56
Views: 9,857
Posted By TynoPrime
I bought two wheels to trial - I knew these would...

I bought two wheels to trial - I knew these would definately be fine on the back (actually they're probably too narrow still) so I got the two for now, then I could try them on the front and see if...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd April 2020, 11:42
Replies: 56
Views: 9,857
Posted By TynoPrime
They say acetone eats through carbon really...

They say acetone eats through carbon really quickly, but to be honest I'd worry about the seals if I used that, atleast I know WD40 isn't corrosive, just a good aid for cleaning!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd April 2020, 10:58
Replies: 56
Views: 9,857
Posted By TynoPrime
Next I moved on to the intake and cam cover - I...

Next I moved on to the intake and cam cover - I knew I wanted these in a nice anthracite colour - so I found one that would work and got to spraying. Again, these took bloody ages to clean up with a...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd April 2020, 10:47
Replies: 56
Views: 9,857
Posted By TynoPrime
So continuing the reassembly! Everything seemed...

So continuing the reassembly! Everything seemed to take forever to do, mainly because basically every single part I took off the car was either filthy, corroded, rusty or generally looking worn. So I...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd April 2020, 09:42
Replies: 56
Views: 9,857
Posted By TynoPrime
Happy that the cylinders and mating surface were...

Happy that the cylinders and mating surface were as good as they were going to get - it was time to remount the two.

Bottom end ready to go;
https://i.ibb.co/vLgJcZ9/3.jpg...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd April 2020, 09:04
Replies: 56
Views: 9,857
Posted By TynoPrime
With the bay ready to go,it was time to start...

With the bay ready to go,it was time to start reassembly. The bottom end was ready to go, but the top end needed the same treatment. So I spent the next 6 hours with a soft wire brush attachment and...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd April 2020, 08:55
Replies: 56
Views: 9,857
Posted By TynoPrime
So having decided my little 40 set up should...

So having decided my little 40 set up should work - I got to spraying! I used a 1k Gloss Black enamel chassis paint. In hindsight I wouldn't use this again, as it stayed soft for about a week and...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd April 2020, 08:53
Replies: 56
Views: 9,857
Posted By TynoPrime
I then masked up the engine to ensure it wouldn't...

I then masked up the engine to ensure it wouldn't get covered in paint! And painted out the engine bay.

At work, I have access to a full spray booth, with a good turbine compressor with two large...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd April 2020, 08:39
Replies: 56
Views: 9,857
Posted By TynoPrime
Having looked around at the engine bay there was...

Having looked around at the engine bay there was lots of spots of rust, especially under the brake master, where there had clearly been a brake fluid leak at some point and the DOT3 had eaten through...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd April 2020, 07:48
Replies: 56
Views: 9,857
Posted By TynoPrime
The head was in good shape, and the internals of...

The head was in good shape, and the internals of the combustion chamber were covered in carbon, but no chips or dents and scoring anywhere in site, so I was confident it would be ok.

I decided to...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd April 2020, 07:41
Replies: 56
Views: 9,857
Posted By TynoPrime
So first things first - the car had been sitting...

So first things first - the car had been sitting for a few years in the garage - it was dry in there, but I didn't think the engine would be in the greatest shape having sat for so long. So I decided...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd April 2020, 07:33
Replies: 56
Views: 9,857
Posted By TynoPrime
Well! It's been a while - but if isolation is...

Well! It's been a while - but if isolation is good for one thing, it's getting back to all the forgotten projects!

It's been almost 4 years since I last touched this project, having moved house I...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th March 2017, 05:15
Replies: 70
Views: 14,272
Posted By TynoPrime
I'm going Opel GT lights on mine. I don't really...

I'm going Opel GT lights on mine. I don't really have a decent picture yet but here's the holes cut for the lights, to show size and position etc.....
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 28th February 2017, 21:18
Replies: 36
Views: 11,264
Posted By TynoPrime
This is more than likely your problem. The bumper...

This is more than likely your problem. The bumper bar needs cutting away as it fowls on the kit itself, not the headlights. Its the curved recess of where the headlight goes in that touches if its...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 28th February 2017, 07:32
Replies: 36
Views: 11,264
Posted By TynoPrime
Sounds silly but have you checked for anything...

Sounds silly but have you checked for anything blocking the way at the door? I assume that's where the problem is Folsom your description? My front end had a tab to meet up with an existing bolt...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 17th February 2017, 17:47
Replies: 75
Views: 13,689
Posted By TynoPrime
Good idea with the fuel filler hose, however not...

Good idea with the fuel filler hose, however not sure how it works on the convertible version but on the coupe that part of the boot gets covered by the shell. The "boot lid" starts about half way...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 5th November 2016, 07:45
Replies: 70
Views: 14,272
Posted By TynoPrime
Well my build is progressing slower than hoped,...

Well my build is progressing slower than hoped, but I now finally have it off road and in the garage so should get a move on now! I'm based in South Woodham near Chelmsford so it seems lots of us are...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 29th October 2016, 22:27
Replies: 360
Views: 94,149
Posted By TynoPrime
It actually looks pretty bloody good!

It actually looks pretty bloody good!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 19th October 2016, 18:44
Replies: 32
Views: 10,338
Posted By TynoPrime
Hi Gerardo, looking good so far! Can I ask...

Hi Gerardo, looking good so far!

Can I ask where you got your chrome wiper arms??

Thanks!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 4th September 2016, 11:08
Replies: 365
Views: 82,901
Posted By TynoPrime
You can fix this by "noting down" what speed...

You can fix this by "noting down" what speed you're going and what the speedo days, then custom make a dial like a few of uus have with custom placement of the numbers to match the "correct" speed....
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 28th August 2016, 20:54
Replies: 365
Views: 82,901
Posted By TynoPrime
I think you're hugely underplaying what an...

I think you're hugely underplaying what an incredible job you've done. We're literally talking about more than 1000 worth of savings. Even 2000 depending on where you are in the world. Yes it's not...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 17th August 2016, 19:57
Replies: 148
Views: 33,238
Posted By TynoPrime
Also what's your plan for things like rear fog...

Also what's your plan for things like rear fog lights, reverse lights etc? Or do the light units you have have those?

Also: looks great in colour! Is it metallic or a flat gloss black?
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