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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th September 2019, 08:28
Replies: 306
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Posted By SwiftyDS
Makes all the difference Nick doesn’t it - looks...

Makes all the difference Nick doesn’t it - looks great.

I really wish I’d taken your lead on the roof panel mod where you introduced the deeper step down towards the rear before I bonded mine in....
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 25th August 2019, 14:59
Replies: 306
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Posted By SwiftyDS
Dials look good Nick. I keep looking at something...

Dials look good Nick. I keep looking at something similar for mine particularly the ones on eBay with the 80s style retro switches.

Many congrats on baby number 2 being on the way - I’m sure you...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 5th June 2019, 20:48
Replies: 306
Views: 48,637
Posted By SwiftyDS
They look great Nick. Profile and angle for the...

They look great Nick. Profile and angle for the door skin looks spot on.

Are they Mondeo MK2 mirrrors?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th April 2019, 14:55
Replies: 306
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Posted By SwiftyDS
Looks good Nick - did you cut the vent out in the...

Looks good Nick - did you cut the vent out in the bonnet before fixing the grille in or leave it there and fix the grille over it? I know there’s quite a bit of flex if you remove that part of the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th April 2019, 15:29
Replies: 306
Views: 48,637
Posted By SwiftyDS
Have a look at the original Rally spec RS200s and...

Have a look at the original Rally spec RS200s and they were all high particularly at the front. I know we are all building road cars but I think there’s always going to be a big gap there.

Just...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 15th April 2019, 15:57
Replies: 306
Views: 48,637
Posted By SwiftyDS
Looks loads better Nick - makes a real difference...

Looks loads better Nick - makes a real difference looking at the pics. Let us know how it drives.

I need to pull my finger out now with getting mine finished!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd March 2019, 14:12
Replies: 306
Views: 48,637
Posted By SwiftyDS
Fantastic news Nick - congratulations!...

Fantastic news Nick - congratulations! Particularly pleased you didn’t hit any issues with the headlights.

Spurring me on now to pull my finger out with mine and get all the little jobs sorted so...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th February 2019, 08:20
Replies: 306
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Posted By SwiftyDS
Looking good Nick ... 3 days and counting ....

Looking good Nick ... 3 days and counting ....
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 17th February 2019, 09:25
Replies: 306
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Posted By SwiftyDS
Exciting times Nick - fingers crossed for the...

Exciting times Nick - fingers crossed for the MOT.

Have you seen these panels - I thought about trying to modify one to fit....
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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 14th February 2019, 14:39
Replies: 306
Views: 48,637
Posted By SwiftyDS
Looking good Nick - like the dash panel. ...

Looking good Nick - like the dash panel.

Have you set a date for the MOT?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 31st January 2019, 20:39
Replies: 306
Views: 48,637
Posted By SwiftyDS
Hi Nick - yes it is the Perspex ones I was on...

Hi Nick - yes it is the Perspex ones I was on about.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 31st January 2019, 08:22
Replies: 306
Views: 48,637
Posted By SwiftyDS
Great to have that first drive isn’t it... on the...

Great to have that first drive isn’t it... on the vagueness of the front and steering the front end is lighter without the MR2 panels. I’ve left the space saver in mine and doesn’t seem too bad at...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 28th December 2018, 18:20
Replies: 306
Views: 48,637
Posted By SwiftyDS
I gave up Wozzy on Photobucket and use ImgBB now...

I gave up Wozzy on Photobucket and use ImgBB now which so far, fingers crossed, seems reliable.

How are you getting on with that Turbo kit on yours?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 28th December 2018, 15:01
Replies: 306
Views: 48,637
Posted By SwiftyDS
Looking good Nick - think it would look best in...

Looking good Nick - think it would look best in black.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 1st November 2018, 13:26
Replies: 306
Views: 48,637
Posted By SwiftyDS
Looks great Nick ... you don’t want to come and...

Looks great Nick ... you don’t want to come and paint mine now do you :-)

Is that a front lip/splitter you’ve fitted - looks a different (better) profile than the standard front bumper ?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st October 2018, 14:48
Replies: 306
Views: 48,637
Posted By SwiftyDS
Looks really good Nick - I like it and it goes...

Looks really good Nick - I like it and it goes well with your black stealth look. Looking forward to seeing pics of it outside.

Your prep on your paint job looks great. Must have taken you ages. I...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 19th October 2018, 06:43
Replies: 306
Views: 48,637
Posted By SwiftyDS
Looks good Nick - I’ve seen quite a few there on...

Looks good Nick - I’ve seen quite a few there on MRS200s and Ford based replicas.

I ended up putting mine on the scuttle panel - wasn’t sure the angles would work for the jets but they seem OK and...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 11th October 2018, 16:06
Replies: 306
Views: 48,637
Posted By SwiftyDS
Just had the clam off mine and you’re right. ...

Just had the clam off mine and you’re right.

Sent you an email that tries to explain how mine is mounted differently and how that led me to think the rubber mounts were smaller.

Not sure it...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th October 2018, 18:20
Replies: 306
Views: 48,637
Posted By SwiftyDS
Just seen your previous pics - I think my exhaust...

Just seen your previous pics - I think my exhaust hanger mounts/rubbers might be a bit shorter than yours - I will take some measurements tomorrow
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th October 2018, 18:18
Replies: 306
Views: 48,637
Posted By SwiftyDS
Yes the twin pipes look like they are a couple of...

Yes the twin pipes look like they are a couple of inches lower than where the same exhaust sits on mine. Shout if I can help by sending any more pics of mine.

Paint looks fantastic especially with...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 1st October 2018, 18:13
Replies: 306
Views: 48,637
Posted By SwiftyDS
Hope you managed to get it - I’ve not really been...

Hope you managed to get it - I’ve not really been able to test mine out apart from starting the car on the drive to keep the engine turned over every couple of weeks. It does sound nice above 3.5k...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 1st October 2018, 12:23
Replies: 306
Views: 48,637
Posted By SwiftyDS
Hey Nick - looks like you are nearly there! Love...

Hey Nick - looks like you are nearly there! Love the Matt black look.

Let us know how you get on with your MOT when you’re there - I’m a bit concerned about headlamp alignment on mine. Tried to...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th September 2018, 11:08
Replies: 306
Views: 48,637
Posted By SwiftyDS
Quick update .... just fitted relay to one side...

Quick update .... just fitted relay to one side and it works! Hurrah - let me know if it helps to do a better wiring diagram than the one I sketched last night and I will put this up on my build...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th September 2018, 07:12
Replies: 306
Views: 48,637
Posted By SwiftyDS
I also checked the MOT regs last night and it’s...

I also checked the MOT regs last night and it’s OK if you light low beam at the same time as high beam so that will be fine come test time. As I said though if you do lots of driving on full beam the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 19th September 2018, 19:01
Replies: 306
Views: 48,637
Posted By SwiftyDS
Took a step back and think I’m over engineering...

Took a step back and think I’m over engineering this. As the issue is that both high and low circuits are active when using either earth (when it comes to connecting either earth to the H4 block) a...
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