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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 24th June 2020, 23:14
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By smash
Mines in being trimmed currently - went for rods...

Mines in being trimmed currently - went for rods and traditional perforated headliner. Looks great but apparently a ball ache to get right. Gluing is easier - maybe glue a diamond stitch material?...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd June 2020, 21:55
Replies: 5
Views: 159
Posted By smash
Ah thanks Molleur - you posted as I posted. ...

Ah thanks Molleur - you posted as I posted.

So the wire is true then and sounds like best way to go - brilliant thanks!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd June 2020, 21:54
Replies: 5
Views: 159
Posted By smash
Cheers Andy - couldn't find anything that showed...

Cheers Andy - couldn't find anything that showed it.
I've read about heating the screen up to help melt the glue but it says risk of breaking windscreen which would be a disaster bearing in mind the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 22nd June 2020, 23:20
Replies: 5
Views: 159
Posted By smash
How to remove Z3 rear view mirror?

How do you remove a z3 rear view mirror from the glass.

I want to swap for something more chrome lol! Looking at Lucas 608s....
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 22nd June 2020, 09:22
Replies: 57
Views: 7,208
Posted By smash
That looks brilliant - perfect match to the gauges

That looks brilliant - perfect match to the gauges
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st June 2020, 07:33
Replies: 57
Views: 7,208
Posted By smash
Hugh - Grassbank are developing a cream version...

Hugh - Grassbank are developing a cream version of their main instrument replacement backing which would match your auxiliary gauges perfectly. Have a word with Justin.
...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 12th June 2020, 01:21
Replies: 140
Views: 19,607
Posted By smash
I was reading about the cars used in Ford vs...

I was reading about the cars used in Ford vs Ferrari a couple of days ago. The interview was with one of the production crew. Apparently the red 356 Matt Damon is seen driving around in was one of...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th June 2020, 22:40
Replies: 25
Views: 976
Posted By smash
Looking at the original post and what's trying to...

Looking at the original post and what's trying to be achieved I wonder if z4 coupe is better starting point. The bonnet/cabin/boot ratio is much better suited. Some of the wide body kits give an idea...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 1st June 2020, 22:36
Replies: 33
Views: 1,545
Posted By smash
It's always been misuse of trade dress I.e....

It's always been misuse of trade dress I.e. badging as far as I'm aware. Some names also copyright of F. I found a website once which shows all copyrights held. Jumping of F as starting point was...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 27th May 2020, 20:30
Replies: 33
Views: 1,545
Posted By smash
See they've deleted the filler flap - nice mod. ...

See they've deleted the filler flap - nice mod.

I see there's no badges visible in the DIY Kit advert.

But yes surely a worry it'll come back on DNA
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 25th May 2020, 11:57
Replies: 33
Views: 1,545
Posted By smash
:badgrin: Lol! We take 1962 stock aluminium...

:badgrin: Lol!

We take 1962 stock aluminium and bath it for 3 days in a vat of 60 year old Amoretto. It's more Italian than anything that originally came out of the factory. Then we take the...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 25th May 2020, 11:42
Replies: 33
Views: 1,545
Posted By smash
Thats not going to end well. He's clearly...

Thats not going to end well. He's clearly building for profit. Only a matter of time before he gets a cease and desist from Ferrari.

More to the point, where's he getting the kits from? If he...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th April 2020, 18:29
Replies: 53
Views: 4,841
Posted By smash
Sadly, we've stalled due to the coronavirus....

Sadly, we've stalled due to the coronavirus. Wayne has no work booked in after me and delays due to slow parts availability plus some custom bits.

Obviously his family come first and he needs...
Forum: General Build Chat 29th March 2020, 15:27
Replies: 25
Views: 4,464
Posted By smash
Maybe thread should be re titled 2021 events to...

Maybe thread should be re titled 2021 events to go to!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th March 2020, 19:22
Replies: 53
Views: 4,841
Posted By smash
Before the car went in I had lots of discussions...

Before the car went in I had lots of discussions with Wayne at Evolution Trim Works around headlining strategies and how we could "lift" the large amount of black in the interior. Well it certainly...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th March 2020, 16:13
Replies: 14
Views: 551
Posted By smash
Had never heard of a Kleeman but bloody hell...

Had never heard of a Kleeman but bloody hell Nick, "fairly radically tuned", that thing is a guided missile!! Jeez that's quick.

Also looks bloody Cleanman (see what I did? eh? eh? - OK "Taxi!")
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th March 2020, 06:21
Replies: 11
Views: 419
Posted By smash
I've always bought from Speedyreg in Ireland. Be...

I've always bought from Speedyreg in Ireland. Be creative with your searches and they have bargains...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th March 2020, 04:45
Replies: 53
Views: 4,841
Posted By smash
Gauges lit. Little concerned I won't be able to...

Gauges lit. Little concerned I won't be able to get car back before full blown lock down...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th March 2020, 02:38
Replies: 53
Views: 4,841
Posted By smash
Dash being bonded at Evolution Trim Works. Black...

Dash being bonded at Evolution Trim Works. Black on black gauges.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 15th March 2020, 22:16
Replies: 53
Views: 4,841
Posted By smash
@Steve - going for black crackle paint finish....

@Steve - going for black crackle paint finish. I've got black on black dials rather than the cream centres.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 15th March 2020, 09:47
Replies: 53
Views: 4,841
Posted By smash
Car is in for interior trim and dash conversion....

Car is in for interior trim and dash conversion. Headlining is using traditional bows rather than being stuck on. Very pleased so far!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd March 2020, 11:25
Replies: 17
Views: 1,883
Posted By smash
Just a thought but Corona virus may kick this...

Just a thought but Corona virus may kick this into touch...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 11th February 2020, 16:56
Replies: 1
Views: 631
Posted By smash
Has anyone chromed the door frames on SWB?

As per title. Mine are painted currently - wondering about chroming, either plating or the chrome splattering/paint process used on grp bumpers
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 11th February 2020, 16:53
Replies: 3
Views: 1,007
Posted By smash
That was a while ago, they picked on a private...

That was a while ago, they picked on a private member of forum after that.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 7th February 2020, 11:31
Replies: 53
Views: 4,841
Posted By smash
Yes thrilled with it. Was a bit of a ball ache...

Yes thrilled with it. Was a bit of a ball ache for Jeff - arrived jntrimmed and grp was covered in pinholes but he's done the business.

New steering wheel arrived today too. Gorgeous.
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