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Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 8th January 2020, 16:06
Replies: 91
Views: 14,288
Posted By SwiftyDS
Looking good Micky1Mo - just sent you a private...

Looking good Micky1Mo - just sent you a private message about this project
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 5th January 2020, 22:36
Replies: 408
Views: 50,957
Posted By SwiftyDS
Thanks IanA

Thanks IanA
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 4th January 2020, 09:38
Replies: 408
Views: 50,957
Posted By SwiftyDS
On one of my recent trips out when I was parked...

On one of my recent trips out when I was parked up someone mentioned there was one of the original 1986 Rally Spec cars up for sale for over 500,000.

Found this on YouTube last night showing the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th December 2019, 17:17
Replies: 408
Views: 50,957
Posted By SwiftyDS
Thanks guys

Thanks guys
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 28th December 2019, 10:55
Replies: 408
Views: 50,957
Posted By SwiftyDS
A belated Merry Christmas to everyone and an...

A belated Merry Christmas to everyone and an early Happy New Year.

Managed to get the car out today for the first time in a couple of weeks. Great fun and managed to get a couple of different...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th December 2019, 19:50
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By SwiftyDS
Imgbb - seems to work quite well and you can now...

Imgbb - seems to work quite well and you can now size the photos as you upload them

Use the BB code once you’ve uploaded them to paste into your forum posts.
Forum: General chatter 2nd December 2019, 21:52
Replies: 4
Views: 376
Posted By SwiftyDS
You might not need to do this now Wozzy - when I...

You might not need to do this now Wozzy - when I uploaded using Safari on iOS 13 at the weekend it gave me the option in IMGBB to select the image size at point of upload direct from the photo stream.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd December 2019, 13:48
Replies: 408
Views: 50,957
Posted By SwiftyDS
Thanks for the kind comments guys - it certainly...

Thanks for the kind comments guys - it certainly attracts attention on the road and when stopped !

One other thing the shopping trip did prove was that it can cope with speed bumps ok - I was...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 1st December 2019, 11:46
Replies: 408
Views: 50,957
Posted By SwiftyDS
Thanks Paul - it’s certainly getting dirty! ...

Thanks Paul - it’s certainly getting dirty!

A few pics from earlier today to prove it’s also capable of carrying the weekly shop .....
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 28th November 2019, 09:32
Replies: 408
Views: 50,957
Posted By SwiftyDS
Thanks - just found some relatively small ones...

Thanks - just found some relatively small ones that claim they can hold 34kg!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th November 2019, 18:54
Replies: 408
Views: 50,957
Posted By SwiftyDS
Been looking at the magnet options - never knew...

Been looking at the magnet options - never knew the kind of weight rating neodymium magnets could hold and not too expensive. Going to order a couple of those and see how it works first.

If that...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th November 2019, 07:58
Replies: 408
Views: 50,957
Posted By SwiftyDS
I’ve had a couple of suggestions now about...

I’ve had a couple of suggestions now about magnets - to be honest I thought there was no way I would find anything strong enough. I know I’m not fitting any actual lamps but the GRP for the lamp pod...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 25th November 2019, 17:50
Replies: 408
Views: 50,957
Posted By SwiftyDS
Thanks Andy - I was trying to work out how I...

Thanks Andy - I was trying to work out how I could minimise the bolts and holes! Don’t have the space to store a spare bonnet so needs to be a bolt on/off job
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 25th November 2019, 09:25
Replies: 408
Views: 50,957
Posted By SwiftyDS
Thanks Jeff - I’ve stayed away from waxing it so...

Thanks Jeff - I’ve stayed away from waxing it so far so hopefully should be ok. Will just keep washing / wiping it down with microfibre towel.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 24th November 2019, 21:34
Replies: 408
Views: 50,957
Posted By SwiftyDS
Early Christmas present - the black lamp pod...

Early Christmas present - the black lamp pod cover.

https://i.ibb.co/NnDLKj9/3-D78-B2-AC-C647-459-D-82-F4-3-D85-DDCB18-AC.jpg

The lamp pod itself came with the kit from Tribute but I didn’t...
Forum: General chatter 19th November 2019, 08:17
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By SwiftyDS
I’d be happy to help post news/updates on there. ...

I’d be happy to help post news/updates on there.

How about a section that also shows ‘latest forum posts” so it’s also easier to see where the updates are across the individual categories?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th November 2019, 14:22
Replies: 408
Views: 50,957
Posted By SwiftyDS
Yes Kon that is a bit of a mud trap just behind...

Yes Kon that is a bit of a mud trap just behind the flap - but the wheel arch liner curves in towards the bottom of the wing so the pocket isn’t that deep.

I’d not thought about it until you...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 15th November 2019, 11:01
Replies: 408
Views: 50,957
Posted By SwiftyDS
Managed to get out and about in the car quite a...

Managed to get out and about in the car quite a bit this week despite the weather. At least the fact the kit keeps the MR2 doors / windows as-is means it’s water tight, and so far (touch wood) the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th November 2019, 10:24
Replies: 408
Views: 50,957
Posted By SwiftyDS
Thanks Mick - also following your latest build...

Thanks Mick - also following your latest build which looks great.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th November 2019, 09:37
Replies: 408
Views: 50,957
Posted By SwiftyDS
Having loads of fun with the car now I can...

Having loads of fun with the car now I can finally drive it on the road. Weather hasn’t been great so it’s pretty grubby - I gave it a good coat of resin wax/polish to protect the stickers as best I...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 8th November 2019, 19:13
Replies: 408
Views: 50,957
Posted By SwiftyDS
Thanks guys for the positive comments. Yep...

Thanks guys for the positive comments.

Yep the guy felt he had to include an advisory on the grounds it was ‘heavily modified’. No issues just felt he was sort of covering his own back....
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 8th November 2019, 14:35
Replies: 408
Views: 50,957
Posted By SwiftyDS
MOT passed !

After nearly 3 years building, my MRS200 replica passed its MOT this morning at the first attempt.

Knowing how much the MOT changed last year I have to say I wasn’t that confident it would pass...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 3rd November 2019, 17:52
Replies: 408
Views: 50,957
Posted By SwiftyDS
Thanks Jack. All cleaned up now inside and out...

Thanks Jack. All cleaned up now inside and out and all the little jobs completed ahead of the MOT.

https://i.ibb.co/WnbZXPH/1508-B0-E7-F01-C-4-B85-BF98-6154-BF57-A2-E7.jpg
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 3rd November 2019, 17:43
Replies: 220
Views: 27,464
Posted By SwiftyDS
Looks good Jack - keep the updates coming

Looks good Jack - keep the updates coming
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd November 2019, 09:58
Replies: 408
Views: 50,957
Posted By SwiftyDS
I didn’t manage to spend as much time on the...

I didn’t manage to spend as much time on the remaining jobs on the car this week, so I’m not quite there yet with booking it in for the MOT.

I noticed that the thin black vinyl coach stripe that...
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