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Forum: Old No.7 Builds 9th June 2019, 19:44
Replies: 383
Views: 122,197
Posted By Egdik
Kits & Classics on the 'Crick' High Wycombe

Just spent today at a show called Classics & Kits 'on the Crick' at Naphill near High Wycombe. It might be called this because it is a couple of football pitches which are not dead smooth . . .
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Forum: Old No.7 Builds 6th June 2019, 15:15
Replies: 383
Views: 122,197
Posted By Egdik
Brighton

Sunday June 2nd

Joined the Kit & Classic Car Run from Greenwich Park, London to Madeira Drive on the Brighton sea front.

About 500 cars take part in this annual outing. There were a couple of...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 26th May 2019, 22:38
Replies: 305
Views: 45,134
Posted By Egdik
Nice recycling. As time goes by one gets...

Nice recycling.

As time goes by one gets over the pain of failures - we all do it, but try not to repeat them . . . The overall cost is not significant or worrisome in the big picture.
...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 23rd May 2019, 15:24
Replies: 305
Views: 45,134
Posted By Egdik
Lights

Always a pleasure to see your progress. You seem to take nice pictures inside the garage . . .

If your bumpers are the same shape as mine, you might consider trimming the base of the number plate...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 23rd May 2019, 13:00
Replies: 383
Views: 122,197
Posted By Egdik
Europe costs

Of possible interest to european travellers is the cost of the Mont Blanc Tunnel as well as The Frejus / Modane Tunnel is about E46 / 40GBP each way

A Swiss motorway pass / vignette costs 40SF /...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th May 2019, 22:50
Replies: 1,437
Views: 517,923
Posted By Egdik
MM

Hi,

Looking forward to your report and photos from the Mille Miglia
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 20th May 2019, 16:52
Replies: 383
Views: 122,197
Posted By Egdik
Italy trip

On the way down to Italy, we stopped in the Hotel de la Terrasse Villersexel, followed by the Albergo della Torre [private off road parking] in Trescore Balneario, east of Bergamo [both...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 20th May 2019, 16:41
Replies: 383
Views: 122,197
Posted By Egdik
a little technical note

A bit of technical first, with thanks to Andy. The photo below shows a bonnet strut prop, made from 15mm od aluminium tube. Cut a length out of one side and add a strip of bicycle inner tube to...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th May 2019, 22:55
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By Egdik
Mirror position ?

Not sure what car you have but the standard Z3 mirror can be moved a bit with a bracket.

On our 275 coupe I made a flat aluminium plate which lowered it about 20mm; along with taller rear tyres...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 6th May 2019, 22:46
Replies: 305
Views: 45,134
Posted By Egdik
Petrol fiiller cap

Farina was so keen on keeping the lines clean, that he put the filler in the boot.

The standard Z3 flap cover is quite discrete.
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 7th March 2019, 00:20
Replies: 383
Views: 122,197
Posted By Egdik
Trackday

Sunday 24th February was a great day out on track at Snetterton.

Very friendly, easy going day, sessions for two groups in the morning and open pitlane most of the afternoon. Never seemed to...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 7th March 2019, 00:07
Replies: 42
Views: 27,925
Posted By Egdik
Stoneleigh

Hi

Can we ask if there is going to be any Tribute Club presence at Stoneleigh or any cars exhibited ?

Anyone else interested in the Greenwich to Brighton run on Sunday June 2nd ?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th December 2018, 12:39
Replies: 1,437
Views: 517,923
Posted By Egdik
MoT history

It is interesting to note that 546FTE does not get a response on the 'Check MoT history' site; except the instruction to check the correct registration has been entered . . .
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 23rd November 2018, 09:16
Replies: 305
Views: 45,134
Posted By Egdik
Bodily beginnings

Good to see 'MY' bumpers being used, did Chris say that royalties would follow . . .

The side repeaters look fine, I sealed them with some soft butyl and had enough bolt length to fit well. They...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 22nd October 2018, 16:29
Replies: 383
Views: 122,197
Posted By Egdik
Garage improvements.

Prior to the GTB build, I insulated and plaster boarded the side wall and ceiling; added some thin ply and insulation to the doors and laid down some discarded carpet for warmth and comfort.
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th September 2018, 09:39
Replies: 1,437
Views: 517,923
Posted By Egdik
DVLA changes

When my Z3 was put back on the road I contacted the people at DVLA. They seemed to be a competent department, covering a small area of vehicles.

I asked them to title the make of my body...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 3rd September 2018, 12:35
Replies: 383
Views: 122,197
Posted By Egdik
We cut in / spliced behind the speaker in the...

We cut in / spliced behind the speaker in the passenger footwell, of the wires going to the motor, so part of the route is in the original thinner wires. We avoided wiring it in to the console...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 3rd September 2018, 12:23
Replies: 30
Views: 53,218
Posted By Egdik
275GTB on a Z3 base

Built 2016 - 2018


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Forum: Old No.7 Builds 2nd September 2018, 16:51
Replies: 383
Views: 122,197
Posted By Egdik
Emergency door window switch in boot.

Here is a schematic drawing for an emergency switch in the boot to operate the passenger window. Just in case your locks fail / get stuck / central locking fails. I have had professional help here....
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 30th August 2018, 17:28
Replies: 383
Views: 122,197
Posted By Egdik
Mirror lowering bracket and raising the rear ride height.

Jag, I will try and get a proper wiring diagram with the electrician's help.

Meanwhile . . . . several people have noted that the internal mirror position is not ideal, giving a limited rear...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 26th August 2018, 13:13
Replies: 383
Views: 122,197
Posted By Egdik
more finishing bits.

Just tidying a few bits up before attending the Knebworth Show on August Bank Holiday Monday . . .

These door window lip / T seals, are designed for a Jaguar XK150, but suit here with a little...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd July 2018, 16:14
Replies: 374
Views: 79,807
Posted By Egdik
Meeting

Hi Jaguartvr

Trying to get this meeting off the ground . . .

Hi Tribute owners,

Wednesday July 25th 7pm

We are thinking of meeting up at the West Lodge Park Hotel, Cockfosters Rd,...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd July 2018, 16:11
Replies: 42
Views: 27,925
Posted By Egdik
Meeting

Hi WACA / Tribute owners,

Wednesday July 25th 7pm

We are thinking of meeting up at the West Lodge Park Hotel, Cockfosters Rd, Barnet EN4 0PY near Junction 24 on the M25.

Hopefully to meet...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd July 2018, 16:09
Replies: 680
Views: 130,485
Posted By Egdik
Meeting

Hi WACA / Social secretary Tribute Owners,

Wednesday July 25th 7pm

We are thinking of meeting up at the West Lodge Park Hotel, Cockfosters Rd, Barnet EN4 0PY near Junction 24 on the M25.
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd July 2018, 16:06
Replies: 0
Views: 406
Posted By Egdik
Social meet Wednesday 25th July 2018 7pm

Hi Tribute owners,

Wednesday July 25th 7pm

We are thinking of meeting up at the West Lodge Park Hotel, Cockfosters Rd, Barnet EN4 0PY near Junction 24 on the M25.

Hopefully to meet at...
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