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Forum: General Build Chat 24th November 2020, 09:22
Replies: 15
Views: 296
Posted By kon
Not really a different option from your list, but...

Not really a different option from your list, but might be easier to source.. like the ford, there's the Jag AJ30, which was fitted long in the S-type, but trans in the X-type and XF. Alloy block, so...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th August 2020, 12:02
Replies: 10
Views: 303
Posted By kon
Nice work, looks good. The recessed filler cap is...

Nice work, looks good. The recessed filler cap is a nice touch.

You should be able to show the images inline in the thread, instead of the link to another page, by adding img tags round the image...
Forum: General Build Chat 31st July 2020, 10:55
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By kon
Have you tried contacting Tribute directly, to...

Have you tried contacting Tribute directly, to see what molds they have kicking around the workshop? Seems like something they'd have.
Forum: Bodywork 25th June 2020, 12:22
Replies: 13
Views: 923
Posted By kon
I'm not sure if you'll need that much glass on...

I'm not sure if you'll need that much glass on your buck. I dont think it needs to be as strong as the parts you make from the mold, as it's only there to keep the right shape, isnt it? 2 layers of...
Forum: Show us your Kit Cars 13th May 2020, 09:21
Replies: 25
Views: 6,717
Posted By kon
Tough call. the white perforated does look more...

Tough call. the white perforated does look more retro, but the black looks a bit sleeker. What do your seats and wheels look like? if they look modern, i'd go with the black, but if it's wire spokes...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 30th April 2020, 10:57
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By kon
Had you considered the Jaguar AJ30 (or Ford...

Had you considered the Jaguar AJ30 (or Ford Duratec 30, as it's basically the same) found in the s-type, x-type, older XFs or ford Mondeo ST220? It's all alloy, so lighter, gives around 220-270bhp,...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 29th April 2020, 09:54
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By kon
I believe most of (if not all) the VR6 lumps are...

I believe most of (if not all) the VR6 lumps are cast iron, so not exactly the lightest of engines, and can have "corrision" issues between the head and block, as the head is usually alloy. Other...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 17th March 2020, 10:22
Replies: 7
Views: 904
Posted By kon
very nice... except the steering wheel, that...

very nice... except the steering wheel, that looks awful!
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 2nd March 2020, 09:30
Replies: 482
Views: 202,607
Posted By kon
Wow! That front looks awesome, excellent work :) ...

Wow! That front looks awesome, excellent work :)
Nice splash-guard too.. sorry about the extra work :D
Cant wait to see this car in the flesh.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 28th February 2020, 09:31
Replies: 5
Views: 1,175
Posted By kon
That might be a question already answered on the...

That might be a question already answered on the MX owners forums. Gotta be a lot of slammed MX's on there who've had to tub the rears. I'd be interested to hear the answer tho, as mine has now...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 11th February 2020, 13:41
Replies: 119
Views: 25,815
Posted By kon
Good idea, thanks. Might steal that :D

Good idea, thanks. Might steal that :D
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 10th February 2020, 09:19
Replies: 119
Views: 25,815
Posted By kon
Looking good :) Do you plan to glass in a...

Looking good :)
Do you plan to glass in a couple of washers to the hatch (inside and outside), once you are happy with the fit, to spread the load and give you a flat, upright face for the bolts to...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 28th January 2020, 15:49
Replies: 482
Views: 202,607
Posted By kon
Awesome stuff, looks great! Took me 3 watches...

Awesome stuff, looks great!
Took me 3 watches to realise what froggy was talking about.. got some funny looks when i spotted it! :icon_lol:
Forum: General Build Chat 16th January 2020, 09:02
Replies: 11
Views: 1,605
Posted By kon
Sounds like a good idea to me. Did you have a car...

Sounds like a good idea to me. Did you have a car in mind already?
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 20th December 2019, 13:22
Replies: 482
Views: 202,607
Posted By kon
Looking good :) Is that the alternator...

Looking good :)

Is that the alternator immediately below the new screen washer bottle? My aim when filling up the washer fluid in my car isnt the best, so do you think it's worth putting in some...
Forum: General Build Chat 10th December 2019, 09:14
Replies: 4
Views: 865
Posted By kon
how about a medical punch? something like this: ...

how about a medical punch? something like this:
http://www.agarscientific.com/miltex-biopsy-punch-with-plunger

There might even be a saw-toothed style version too, for the bigger sizes, which...
Forum: General Build Chat 26th November 2019, 15:19
Replies: 13
Views: 1,474
Posted By kon
I had no clue, glad u told us lol. I would have...

I had no clue, glad u told us lol.
I would have guessed some kind of savage, heavy-duty catherine wheel
:laugh:
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th November 2019, 11:55
Replies: 411
Views: 64,946
Posted By kon
From this angle it looks like there is a nice...

From this angle it looks like there is a nice little pocket behind the mud-guard for crud to collect in... can it get out the bottom, or is it just going to fill up?

The car looks great :)
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th November 2019, 11:34
Replies: 80
Views: 11,457
Posted By kon
nice, well done :thumb:

nice, well done :thumb:
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 7th November 2019, 11:45
Replies: 80
Views: 11,457
Posted By kon
sounds like a fire risk to me. :(

sounds like a fire risk to me. :(
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th November 2019, 10:23
Replies: 462
Views: 110,941
Posted By kon
tough call.. the mk2 seems a more even fit...

tough call.. the mk2 seems a more even fit against the top edge, but the mk3 looks more complete.

do you think it might look good if you added a brush strip (letter-box draught excluder) to the...
Forum: General Build Chat 7th October 2019, 12:27
Replies: 31
Views: 6,076
Posted By kon
The XKEC meet at Prescott sounds good to me. Do...

The XKEC meet at Prescott sounds good to me. Do you know what time it runs from/to? I'm guessing that breakfast meet means early.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 5th September 2019, 09:15
Replies: 441
Views: 89,294
Posted By kon
Loving the work, this has to be one of my fav...

Loving the work, this has to be one of my fav cars on here :)



Have you considered also coating that whole sheet of ply in epoxy? It would add a little more strength, you could also glue the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 29th August 2019, 09:38
Replies: 462
Views: 110,941
Posted By kon
Looking good. Am I going mad tho... those pics...

Looking good. Am I going mad tho... those pics look like they are the same pics from the 24th?
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 22nd August 2019, 10:23
Replies: 482
Views: 202,607
Posted By kon
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