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Search: Posts Made By: retro200
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 22nd December 2017, 08:35
Replies: 301
Views: 45,471
Posted By retro200
mrs200 squashed roof

who sat on the roof !! you need to lay off the mince pies:nono:
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th December 2017, 16:16
Replies: 301
Views: 45,471
Posted By retro200
mrs200 +dvla

yup, yer spot on andy, i did what you advised when i did mine ,insured as "tribute mrs 200,and registered as "tribute mrs200" then everything ties up right on the insurance data base,also likley...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 17th December 2017, 14:58
Replies: 301
Views: 45,471
Posted By retro200
mrs200 +dvla

if it still says mr2 on the v5 it could cause problems with mr plod if you get pulled or get flashed by a anpr camera, also might cause insurance issues too ,v5 should state what it is now...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th December 2017, 19:52
Replies: 301
Views: 45,471
Posted By retro200
mrs200 and sva

just had a look at the dvla linkabove it should definately come under the radically altered vehicle section i did mine in july 2016 using that section, no probs,i think its got something to do...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th December 2017, 17:59
Replies: 301
Views: 45,471
Posted By retro200
mrs 200 and iva

hi nick it shouldnt need iva as long as you dont alter the chassis and get the 8 points needed for the rest of the car mine didnt its a body swap, just re-register it as a radically altered...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 12th December 2017, 20:11
Replies: 385
Views: 39,877
Posted By retro200
"pauls hole"

nice one towed "lmao"
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 12th December 2017, 06:34
Replies: 385
Views: 39,877
Posted By retro200
Thumbs up hole for statue

crikey that must have taken a couple of weekends graft with a pick + shovel !!!!
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 10th December 2017, 18:45
Replies: 385
Views: 39,877
Posted By retro200
"statue"

how on earth did you get that back from "easter island" lol
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th December 2017, 08:20
Replies: 301
Views: 45,471
Posted By retro200
ps i also think the lights are wired permanent...

ps i also think the lights are wired permanent live and switched thru the earth side !! ialso added some 4 pin relays between the existing loom and h4 connectors this will be your solution its all...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th December 2017, 08:13
Replies: 301
Views: 45,471
Posted By retro200
hi nick you can wire the golf headlights up to...

hi nick you can wire the golf headlights up to work on a facelift get some h4 connectors and cut the existing plugs off the mr2 loom you will have too many wires because the facelift has seperate...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 1st December 2017, 20:15
Replies: 385
Views: 39,877
Posted By retro200
!proper job "

nice job paul , you got there in the end after all your hard work :eusa_dance:,it looks to have just the right finish/patina to me for the style/era of car, now time to enjoy when it warms up a bit...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 29th November 2017, 08:36
Replies: 890
Views: 201,997
Posted By retro200
looks like it came out of a "kinder egg", good...

looks like it came out of a "kinder egg", good waste of a nice set of alloys too, lol
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th November 2017, 10:51
Replies: 301
Views: 45,471
Posted By retro200
mrs200 number plate lights

i used ford transit connect number plate lights they fit the raised area spot on, loads on ebay , ive got a 08 tranny lwb here at the moment i am working on they look the same as well. glad your...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 1st November 2017, 08:29
Replies: 56
Views: 9,207
Posted By retro200
sander

i wouldnt use that its orbital it will leave loads of circular scratches use a DA or do it by hand
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 31st October 2017, 22:33
Replies: 56
Views: 9,207
Posted By retro200
sander

[QUOTE=Drummajor;91461]180 grit paper on an electric sander, I guess . DA = "dual action" air sander it oscilates as opposed to a "orbital" sander that will leave loads of circular scratches
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 31st October 2017, 20:59
Replies: 56
Views: 9,207
Posted By retro200
mrs200 build

hi wozzy i had the same problem with the head lights just thinking back to how i sorted if you want i can give you the colour of the wires on to the h4 connectors if your struggling with it got my...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th June 2017, 06:50
Replies: 238
Views: 34,576
Posted By retro200
mrs 200 headlight surrounds

the headlight surrounds look good dave , how well do they fit to the bonnet curves on the outside ? bearing in mind the bonnet is from tribute and the surrounds are for a evo 200, will they need any...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th June 2017, 06:45
Replies: 238
Views: 34,576
Posted By retro200
mrs 200 headlight surrounds

the headlight surrounds look good dave , how well do they fit to the bonnet curves on the outside ? bearing in mind the bonnet is from tribute and the surrounds are for a evo 200, will they need any...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th June 2017, 19:43
Replies: 238
Views: 34,576
Posted By retro200
mrs 200 dummy intercooler

ha ha :icon_biggrin:seems two great minds think alike thats exactly what ive done made a dummy intercooler out of ally sheet and some ally channel section front and back to resrmble the core looks...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th June 2017, 18:14
Replies: 238
Views: 34,576
Posted By retro200
mrs 200 roof rear vent

i left a section in the roof vent as well about 3 inches wide ,it helps tie that area to the top of the rear window surround it will become very weak without it i painted it white but everytime i...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th June 2017, 11:55
Replies: 238
Views: 34,576
Posted By retro200
mrs 200

nice to see your making progress dave, its looking good, keep up the good work, reminds me of my build each step gives you a bit more enthusiasm to get to the next bit ,keep chipping away at it that...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 5th June 2017, 15:40
Replies: 0
Views: 1,020
Posted By retro200
sierra crown wheel and pinion

i have for sale a good, used 3.62 to 1 ratio sierra 7 inch crown wheel and pinion, originally out of a low mileage around (86k), 4x4 sierra with lsd recently removed from my tornado v8 kit car as...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 5th June 2017, 08:16
Replies: 11
Views: 2,584
Posted By retro200
triumph vitesse chassis

just spotted this on ebay might be of interest to someone item number, 263013507865
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 28th May 2017, 19:28
Replies: 301
Views: 45,471
Posted By retro200
mrs200 doors

my mrs200 doors where the same i had to remove loads from the pockets on the door skins, just keep at it you will get them right in the end, i had my door skins on and off dozens of times till they...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th May 2017, 17:07
Replies: 639
Views: 181,830
Posted By retro200
new meets old

"ditto "from me too !!! stunning pics:biggrin: just goes to show what can be achieved , nice one !!!
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