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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th September 2018, 19:42
Replies: 312
Views: 25,456
Posted By Welshkiwi
Looks very good Barber,the methodology and the...

Looks very good Barber,the methodology and the execution are looking good at this stage. Will be a very nice shape once completed. Looking forward a lot to seeing this one progress.
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 22nd August 2018, 03:31
Replies: 205
Views: 18,967
Posted By Welshkiwi
Hi Barber, thanks for the catchup! Still chugging...

Hi Barber, thanks for the catchup! Still chugging along with the knee, seeing the specialist on Monday, but am certainly moving around better than I was a few weeks ago.

Roll cage now fits the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th August 2018, 03:44
Replies: 5
Views: 577
Posted By Welshkiwi
Hi Gamphy, If you read through my build...

Hi Gamphy,

If you read through my build thread posts #148 &150 you will see what the position was for the kit in May. I know Chris/Dan were interested in building one up to sell as well. Hardtop...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 29th July 2018, 09:26
Replies: 205
Views: 18,967
Posted By Welshkiwi
Hey thanks Paul. Starting touches may be more...

Hey thanks Paul. Starting touches may be more appropriate than finishing, but I certainly know what you mean. I will spend sometime hopefully wisely that will benefit later on!
I am not a passive...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 28th July 2018, 05:30
Replies: 205
Views: 18,967
Posted By Welshkiwi
Enforced downtime patience required!

Hi guys, not good news on my front so remain patient for updates.
Apart from a car tinkerer I am also a goalkeeper coach for kids football. Unfortunately blew my left knee MC ligament yesterday at...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 25th July 2018, 03:56
Replies: 205
Views: 18,967
Posted By Welshkiwi
Hi Ido. How it has been explained to me by the...

Hi Ido. How it has been explained to me by the cert guy.
Any steering wheel airbag removal requires a new seatbelt to be fitted regardless of condition. Apparently the regs. The pre tensioner will...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 24th July 2018, 08:45
Replies: 205
Views: 18,967
Posted By Welshkiwi
Hi Mitchelkitman, fair thoughts and I have...

Hi Mitchelkitman, fair thoughts and I have already asked that question with the cert guy who is dealing with it over here. Truth is he doesn’t know if that is doable without further advice and it may...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 23rd July 2018, 06:22
Replies: 205
Views: 18,967
Posted By Welshkiwi
Hi Kidge, thanks so much for the info. That is...

Hi Kidge, thanks so much for the info. That is pretty much what I am doing and also clearing/honing the chassis tubes as well. The good news is after 12 hrs of going at it I can get the tubes fully...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 23rd July 2018, 06:13
Replies: 205
Views: 18,967
Posted By Welshkiwi
Hi LLM, thanks for the inputs, but I am happy the...

Hi LLM, thanks for the inputs, but I am happy the right approach is being worked. An interference fit is an interference fit and if I employ the Geoff capes method then all that will happen is I will...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 22nd July 2018, 09:02
Replies: 205
Views: 18,967
Posted By Welshkiwi
Yup you got it Jag. At present they are too far...

Yup you got it Jag. At present they are too far out at the insertion point. I have had them to line up with ratchet straps but they are not in alignment enough to insert more than about 30mm without...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 22nd July 2018, 07:30
Replies: 205
Views: 18,967
Posted By Welshkiwi
Thanks LLM, yeh you are right a bit of hard elbow...

Thanks LLM, yeh you are right a bit of hard elbow grease will be required at stages. Just taking my time with the roof support as this is part of the certification process over here so it is tread...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 21st July 2018, 19:06
Replies: 205
Views: 18,967
Posted By Welshkiwi
Hey thanks Paul. You always expect some...

Hey thanks Paul. You always expect some challenges, but after all the planning and “replanning” you hope it doesn’t come at the first build hurdle! Spent about 4hrs yesterday meticulously removing...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 20th July 2018, 08:59
Replies: 205
Views: 18,967
Posted By Welshkiwi
Hi Jag, great idea on the aerial, yes I removed...

Hi Jag, great idea on the aerial, yes I removed it temporarily but it is still there wired in and was going to try to work an angle on it. Might have to try plagiarising your method as it sounds a...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 17th July 2018, 08:17
Replies: 205
Views: 18,967
Posted By Welshkiwi
Talking Front Lights wiring assist

Hi guys, I know the Z3 wiring is a bit easier to work through on the front, but here it is if required. (One of these below is side different to the Haynes manual for wiring colour, either they...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 16th July 2018, 05:23
Replies: 205
Views: 18,967
Posted By Welshkiwi
Rear light assembly wiring assist

Hi guys, this is as much for me as it is for you so I have a record of it on my thread, but if you need a bit of assistance with the wiring in the Z3 harness at the rear of the car "pre the rear...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 15th July 2018, 02:13
Replies: 205
Views: 18,967
Posted By Welshkiwi
Thanks Paul, yeh the wait is hard, but it has...

Thanks Paul, yeh the wait is hard, but it has given me a bit of time to step back and think. Even though I still have a lot to work through and stuff to buy when I can work it all out in my hands, it...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 15th July 2018, 01:55
Replies: 357
Views: 93,746
Posted By Welshkiwi
That is a big plus one from me Barber. It is only...

That is a big plus one from me Barber. It is only due to the passion and vision of this scene that enables projects like this to come to fruition. I have said it before but Kidge you must be very...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 14th July 2018, 05:43
Replies: 205
Views: 18,967
Posted By Welshkiwi
Plodding progress

Hi guys, been slowly plodding along for the end of the week, spent time cleaning as I go as well as tidying the car for some of the "dis-established" systems. Have removed:
- Power roof and system...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 10th July 2018, 09:20
Replies: 205
Views: 18,967
Posted By Welshkiwi
Fair thoughts jag, but over here fuel pipe...

Fair thoughts jag, but over here fuel pipe extensions are part of the cert process so has been declared from the start. Reason we will discuss is whether we can work an adaptor that has an inner...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 10th July 2018, 08:32
Replies: 205
Views: 18,967
Posted By Welshkiwi
I have broken it now!

Hey guys, progress has been coming thick and fast, virtually stripped all the way now, only a few minor bits to tidy and remove.

Will get the cert guy around now to get stuck in to see how we are...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 9th July 2018, 08:41
Replies: 205
Views: 18,967
Posted By Welshkiwi
Oh how is it so difficult to get things right?

Yes it is fella!

So how can people get things so wrong? Today I was made aware that the customs clearance and associated bill has been granted so happy days. Also during the process the ship is...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 8th July 2018, 06:21
Replies: 205
Views: 18,967
Posted By Welshkiwi
Momentous day -It has all started

Well guys I have put aside the disappointment that the kit panels are delayed during shipping and now not in the country yet and not expected until next Friday. So at least a week and a half until...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 6th July 2018, 04:04
Replies: 205
Views: 18,967
Posted By Welshkiwi
Awesome fella, PM sent. Cheers really...

Awesome fella, PM sent. Cheers really appreciated. Will log all those little bits like clips etc, really handy to know. Catch you soon.
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 4th July 2018, 04:42
Replies: 205
Views: 18,967
Posted By Welshkiwi
Thumbs up Hey fella, awesome work on the detective work. ...

Hey fella, awesome work on the detective work.

No haven’t talked to the plastic guys, how I didn’t find these considering I am 5 mins away but hey, thanks for finding them for me! Will see what...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 1st July 2018, 08:18
Replies: 205
Views: 18,967
Posted By Welshkiwi
Quick update, things are going to start happening

Hi guys, been a while since an update so thought better let you know what’s happening.
Kit turns up in NZ supposedly next wed. Be about a week to clear customs and freight to Auckland so hopefully...
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