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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 7th November 2019, 22:12
Replies: 14
Views: 1,836
Posted By cabrioman
Thanks for the heads up, already made contact.

Thanks for the heads up, already made contact.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 31st October 2019, 17:41
Replies: 14
Views: 1,836
Posted By cabrioman
Yep I thought so but unfortunately I was on...

Yep I thought so but unfortunately I was on holiday in the South of France when it came up and it was 200 miles from my home when I got back so didnít have time to go down to look at it before it...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 31st October 2019, 16:19
Replies: 14
Views: 1,836
Posted By cabrioman
It was on eBay, there were two at the time, one...

It was on eBay, there were two at the time, one which was in red gelcoat, which is the one I probably should have bought and the other was a really nice looking car painted red, looked really good in...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 31st October 2019, 10:39
Replies: 14
Views: 1,836
Posted By cabrioman
Thanks for all the responses. I should...

Thanks for all the responses.

I should probably clarify I am really looking for a light project here, so a car that is panelled up and road worthy that needs finishing.

I passed on one...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th October 2019, 19:10
Replies: 14
Views: 1,836
Posted By cabrioman
No I havenít, good shout though Iíll give them a...

No I havenít, good shout though Iíll give them a ring
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 28th October 2019, 09:05
Replies: 14
Views: 1,836
Posted By cabrioman
Tribute 250 swb kalifornia

Anyone happen to know of a Tribute 250 kal that might be for sale either now or in the near future.

Looking to buy one but I don’t have the space to build one from scratch.

If anyone knows of...
Forum: General Build Chat 8th June 2018, 10:26
Replies: 39
Views: 11,701
Posted By cabrioman
Official consultation response now published in...

Official consultation response now published in full online. No changes to existing BIVA arrangements for kit cars, so all good news. Just needs them to sort out the MOT confusion now (introduced in...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 6th June 2018, 13:43
Replies: 5
Views: 3,695
Posted By cabrioman
Well it looks like some of the confusion is...

Well it looks like some of the confusion is starting to be seen at MOT after 20th May.

https://www.locostbuilders.co.uk/viewthread.php?tid=212637

I guess we need to make sure we understand how...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 29th May 2018, 22:09
Replies: 5
Views: 3,695
Posted By cabrioman
Hi Peter Couldnít agree more, the whole...

Hi Peter

Couldnít agree more, the whole thing is a confused mess. Hopefully they will get their act together and sort out the ambiguous definitions.

I think if a car is being presented for IVA...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 29th May 2018, 16:47
Replies: 5
Views: 3,695
Posted By cabrioman
Yep they donít seem particularly joined up on...

Yep they donít seem particularly joined up on this. The revised (as of 20th May) mot manual now says all kits with first use after 1998 are tested for emissions as per date of registration if no...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 20th May 2018, 21:25
Replies: 0
Views: 1,449
Posted By cabrioman
MOT emissions changes

Well the mot test manual has been changed from draft to in force from today and has some interesting changes on the emissions front for Kit Cars.

If a kitcar was first used before august 1998 it...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 5th December 2017, 21:38
Replies: 479
Views: 197,036
Posted By cabrioman
Lucky it came out in one piece Peter, could have...

Lucky it came out in one piece Peter, could have been a pain if it hadn’t.

John
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 30th November 2017, 20:03
Replies: 479
Views: 197,036
Posted By cabrioman
Hi Peter Iíll most likely buy a car thats...

Hi Peter

Iíll most likely buy a car thats useable and then do project updates to it rather than buy a basket case or build / rebuild from scratch. I am hoping to retire next year and quite like...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 30th November 2017, 07:24
Replies: 479
Views: 197,036
Posted By cabrioman
Yeah I had seen the site. I made an enquiry via...

Yeah I had seen the site. I made an enquiry via the contact information on the site to ask if the downloadable member application form and membership secretary address was current before I sent off...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 29th November 2017, 17:43
Replies: 479
Views: 197,036
Posted By cabrioman
Hi Peter, glad to see things are still ticking...

Hi Peter, glad to see things are still ticking along on your build.

Question for you, do you know if the sabre owners club is still active?, I am considering buying a Sabre next year and tried to...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 3rd November 2016, 19:59
Replies: 479
Views: 197,036
Posted By cabrioman
Well it may have been some hassle and involved...

Well it may have been some hassle and involved some avoidable expense but in the end the solution you have come up with works well and to my eye looks better than the original Hel approach, copper /...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 15th October 2016, 21:44
Replies: 479
Views: 197,036
Posted By cabrioman
Peter Could you not run the hel pipe to a...

Peter

Could you not run the hel pipe to a three way bulkhead connector to allow you to use a goodridge style hose onto the slave and blank one of the outlets on the three way. Car builder...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 7th November 2014, 18:19
Replies: 13
Views: 4,419
Posted By cabrioman
I changed the engine in my Hunter from a 2.0...

I changed the engine in my Hunter from a 2.0 litre Ford to a BMW 2.5 m20, I sent off the v5 to be updated, it took me 3 months to get the DVLA to give me back an updated V5 and as they have the...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 20th October 2014, 07:21
Replies: 192
Views: 65,381
Posted By cabrioman
Not the most reassuring design approach but I...

Not the most reassuring design approach but I suppose it keeps the service departments busy.:eyebrows:

John
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 18th October 2014, 22:05
Replies: 192
Views: 65,381
Posted By cabrioman
Hi Mike Hope you had a good holiday. ...

Hi Mike

Hope you had a good holiday.

Reassuring words then on the speedy cables front!!

I've fitted it all now but do intend to carefully monitor the temp on first startup with an...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 10th October 2014, 08:09
Replies: 192
Views: 65,381
Posted By cabrioman
Decision made then, cheers Patrick John

Decision made then, cheers Patrick

John
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 9th October 2014, 16:51
Replies: 192
Views: 65,381
Posted By cabrioman
Hi Sorton Thats what it looks like on my...

Hi Sorton

Thats what it looks like on my fitted unit but the two sides are open to each other as shining a light down the brown sensor hole you can see light from the spare blanked ports and all...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 9th October 2014, 11:45
Replies: 192
Views: 65,381
Posted By cabrioman
Hi Jason Without knowing I think you have...

Hi Jason

Without knowing I think you have answered the question.

I looked at the ETB sensors on the link you provided and the sensor they supply for their gauges looks to be the same dimension...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 8th October 2014, 20:17
Replies: 192
Views: 65,381
Posted By cabrioman
On further examination there are two spare take...

On further examination there are two spare take off ports in the thermostat housing which are blanked off with 14 mm studs. One of them has a much thinner threaded boss which will allow the new...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 8th October 2014, 17:41
Replies: 192
Views: 65,381
Posted By cabrioman
Mike Where did you get to with your temp...

Mike

Where did you get to with your temp sensor problem?

I have used the Smiths eclipse gauges which also do not work with the standard BMW sender.

The m20 also has a long sender tube which...
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