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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th March 2019, 18:21
Replies: 382
Views: 45,568
Posted By Jaguartvr
Central locking wasn't working (from the key fob)...

Central locking wasn't working (from the key fob) and the interior light seemed to go out, however it was only occasionally that the battery went flat and I didn't twig that the interior light was...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th March 2019, 18:19
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By Jaguartvr
Keeping the sound down? most builders remove the...

Keeping the sound down? most builders remove the rear exhaust box so you don't have to worry about the sound.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th March 2019, 08:17
Replies: 382
Views: 45,568
Posted By Jaguartvr
Battery drain

I know you were having problems with battery drain, I was suffering the same problem. My car gets used depending on its position on the drive. It can be used every day and then gets blocked in for a...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th March 2019, 13:28
Replies: 3
Views: 107
Posted By Jaguartvr
Most lights nowadays have reflectors built in so...

Most lights nowadays have reflectors built in so it's not something MOT testers look for. You could have them in the glove box ready to stick on if they pick it up.
However, a pair of reflectors...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th March 2019, 10:49
Replies: 59
Views: 3,685
Posted By Jaguartvr
Central locking update. I had a really good...

Central locking update.

I had a really good auto electrician come round as I had saved up a long list of problems, one of them being the central locking.
I had bought a cheap kit off eBay for him...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 5th March 2019, 08:32
Replies: 31
Views: 3,613
Posted By Jaguartvr
My Daytona was built on a 1978 XJ12. The body...

My Daytona was built on a 1978 XJ12. The body shell was cut about a lot during the conversion. I took the rules to mean that on this particular conversion the modifications would have to have been...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 5th March 2019, 08:21
Replies: 18
Views: 490
Posted By Jaguartvr
I fitted a 1964 "B" reg plate to my 250, it...

I fitted a 1964 "B" reg plate to my 250, it really throws people. I thought it was more appropriate than a dateless registration plate.
60 + transfer fee from eBay.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 4th March 2019, 20:27
Replies: 18
Views: 490
Posted By Jaguartvr
They can take years to sell and unless it means...

They can take years to sell and unless it means something to someone probably won't sell for much. Don't believe the advertised prices.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 3rd March 2019, 18:20
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By Jaguartvr
Geneva motor show

New car being shown

Ferrari F8 Tributo


Does Tribute have a case to sue?:thumb:
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 2nd March 2019, 08:47
Replies: 56
Views: 6,585
Posted By Jaguartvr
Picture 2, is that the same angle grinder that...

Picture 2, is that the same angle grinder that Mouller used to cut his door handles with?:biggrin1:
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 1st March 2019, 16:13
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By Jaguartvr
Thanks, just couldn't remember the form number

Thanks, just couldn't remember the form number
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 1st March 2019, 09:06
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By Jaguartvr
re registering forms

Does anyone remember what forms need sending off to the DVLA to notify them of the change of body style for a Z3/Tribute?
I have done it before but just cannot remember, old age:violin:
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th February 2019, 16:58
Replies: 382
Views: 45,568
Posted By Jaguartvr
The wrinkle finish can be a bugger to get right,...

The wrinkle finish can be a bugger to get right, if it isn't perfect it looks crap. Having had a couple of goes with the wrinkle paint I am sticking to the Hammerite satin.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th February 2019, 08:46
Replies: 382
Views: 45,568
Posted By Jaguartvr
Hammerite do a smooth satin black, easy to apply...

Hammerite do a smooth satin black, easy to apply and gives a great finish, I am intending to give it a go on my dash. You can paint it on the kitchen table, but top tip, wait until the wife is out!
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 19th February 2019, 07:44
Replies: 268
Views: 37,429
Posted By Jaguartvr
On my build, I turned the alloy bumper...

On my build, I turned the alloy bumper strengthener upside down. This gave me a flat boot floor that I was able to bolt the boot infill panel too (with a bit of modification). The boot infill panel...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 14th February 2019, 09:04
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By Jaguartvr
Before ordering a cam sensor, remove it and see...

Before ordering a cam sensor, remove it and see how many pins it has. My 2000 2.8 had 2 pins, 1998 2.8 3 pins, 2002 2.2 3 pins.

People say don't buy cheap cam sensors but being a cheapskate I...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th February 2019, 18:48
Replies: 59
Views: 3,685
Posted By Jaguartvr
When the central locking goes wrong it deadlocks....

When the central locking goes wrong it deadlocks. To open it without access to the outer door lock you have to insert the key in the ignition before you can open the door from the inside.
Casamolino...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 9th February 2019, 11:56
Replies: 263
Views: 38,852
Posted By Jaguartvr
I tend to find that the final 20% of a build is...

I tend to find that the final 20% of a build is the most expensive. It's all the final finishing details that cost the most.
If you look on eBay, you can still get a running and MOT'd TR6 for less...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 9th February 2019, 11:25
Replies: 263
Views: 38,852
Posted By Jaguartvr
I think that is a fair valuation for Alex's car,...

I think that is a fair valuation for Alex's car, maybe a bit undervalued. It does however in my mind value the "survivor" at about a third of that price. You need to add the cost of bring ing the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 3rd February 2019, 10:02
Replies: 59
Views: 3,685
Posted By Jaguartvr
There are 2 different boot floor panels, facelift...

There are 2 different boot floor panels, facelift and pre-facelift, looks like Chris has sent you both types.
As Jeff has pointed out, the rear bulkhead will interfere with the seats.
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 2nd February 2019, 11:50
Replies: 6
Views: 696
Posted By Jaguartvr
I did think that but none of the expensive cars...

I did think that but none of the expensive cars seem to have sold, sitting there at a high price without selling just makes people think they are overpriced.
I just can't work out why the 170ishK...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 2nd February 2019, 08:28
Replies: 6
Views: 696
Posted By Jaguartvr
I would like the story about the 2x 250...

I would like the story about the 2x 250 Californias for sale on eBay for 176K & 178K. Search 250 California and select highest price.
They have been up for ages, started at 99k, then went to...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 1st February 2019, 15:00
Replies: 7
Views: 332
Posted By Jaguartvr
Premier Inn in Warwick only 38 on the Sunday...

Premier Inn in Warwick only 38 on the Sunday night
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 29th January 2019, 17:09
Replies: 26
Views: 1,540
Posted By Jaguartvr
Thanks for that but there the easy ones! ...

Thanks for that but there the easy ones!

Speedo will probably be the hardest.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 29th January 2019, 10:37
Replies: 26
Views: 1,540
Posted By Jaguartvr
Have you bought a set of instruments? If so a...

Have you bought a set of instruments?
If so a detailed step by step guide with a wiring diagram would be a great addition to the site.
I am very tempted to buy a set when funds allow but the wiring...
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