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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd May 2020, 09:00
Replies: 462
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Posted By Mister Towed
Ah, glad to hear that they fit. Adaptors...

Ah, glad to hear that they fit.

Adaptors for TR's 2 to 6 are all the same, covering widths from 4" to 5.5" and look to be the same as the new ones you have (apart from the PCD) -
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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd May 2020, 06:46
Replies: 462
Views: 106,921
Posted By Mister Towed
Hi Deggsy, sorry to be the bearer of potentially...

Hi Deggsy, sorry to be the bearer of potentially bad news, but I suspect that your new adaptors are for Spitfire 13" wheels only.

The splines on 14" and 15" wires are the same regardless of the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 5th March 2017, 09:13
Replies: 462
Views: 106,921
Posted By Mister Towed
The Sammio way was to bond and 'glass a steel...

The Sammio way was to bond and 'glass a steel hoop into the oval 'mouth'.

The brackets are welded to the hoop and on mine the chip cutter grille, which is very heavy, is also bolted to the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 4th March 2017, 17:53
Replies: 462
Views: 106,921
Posted By Mister Towed
So long as it's strong enough does it really...

So long as it's strong enough does it really matter what it looks like?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd February 2017, 06:51
Replies: 462
Views: 106,921
Posted By Mister Towed
Keep up the good work and don't worry too much...

Keep up the good work and don't worry too much about adding the odd bulge or scoop. Racing cars of the period are often covered in them as the car was dynamically developed in the pits. At risk of...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 4th October 2016, 16:10
Replies: 462
Views: 106,921
Posted By Mister Towed
They're called 'well nuts' and are commonly used...

They're called 'well nuts' and are commonly used to hold toilet seats onto the pan.

I used them to fit my flyscreen:

Well nut (M10 I think) -
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd October 2016, 18:20
Replies: 462
Views: 106,921
Posted By Mister Towed
Ivory paint over green upholstery would be a...

Ivory paint over green upholstery would be a great period choice for a Jag-a-like imho. I'd go with a green tonneau cover with white piping along the sides to complete 'the look' when it's parked up.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd October 2016, 15:49
Replies: 462
Views: 106,921
Posted By Mister Towed
It's a fairly simple job to make some 'wedges' to...

It's a fairly simple job to make some 'wedges' to incline the seats for a more comfortable driving position. Flatlands Engineering make them for their beach buggy kits if you'd rather buy in a...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 24th September 2016, 18:20
Replies: 462
Views: 106,921
Posted By Mister Towed
Ooh, bad luck. Keep plugging away though, you'll...

Ooh, bad luck. Keep plugging away though, you'll get there in the end.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th November 2015, 16:34
Replies: 462
Views: 106,921
Posted By Mister Towed
Doggy carbs? Do you find they run a bit... ruff?...

Doggy carbs? Do you find they run a bit... ruff? :drum:
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd September 2015, 17:54
Replies: 462
Views: 106,921
Posted By Mister Towed
I had that symptom on my (Vitesse) clutch the...

I had that symptom on my (Vitesse) clutch the last time I refitted the engine.

Mine was just excess pressure in the hydraulic system holding the clutch plate half way disengaged. Try putting...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 29th April 2015, 17:41
Replies: 462
Views: 106,921
Posted By Mister Towed
Failure overruled?

Failure overruled?
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