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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 8th October 2020, 00:49
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By smash
No defo not a Tribute the bonnet was too long I.e...

No defo not a Tribute the bonnet was too long I.e the right length lol.

Is there another Mirage with your colour scheme? GTO Engineering then maybe...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 5th October 2020, 21:17
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By smash
Almost certain that's Tricky's Mirage GT (ex...

Almost certain that's Tricky's Mirage GT (ex demonstrator)
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 2nd October 2020, 08:53
Replies: 17
Views: 1,135
Posted By smash
Guessing CASCU is 246 rep whereas Deon is 206...

Guessing CASCU is 246 rep whereas Deon is 206 hence shorter wheelbase and body?

Besides the longer wheelbase and body every panel on a real 246 is different to 206 apparently
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd October 2020, 07:56
Replies: 99
Views: 9,256
Posted By smash
Always prefered the coupe to convertible for the...

Always prefered the coupe to convertible for the SWB but much prefer this convertible Z3GT to the coupe version. Very nice.

Now wondering what Z3GT front and Kobra rear would look like...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th September 2020, 18:16
Replies: 10
Views: 909
Posted By smash
That colour is great! Really suits it. I...

That colour is great! Really suits it.

I think a moulded rear screen would be better to keep the lines straight as the Micra one starts to curve in at the edges but that's just me.

Looks like a...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 7th September 2020, 20:15
Replies: 582
Views: 95,210
Posted By smash
What's up with the rear window? (penultimate pic)...

What's up with the rear window? (penultimate pic) It dips right under the body line at the bottom - is that how they are supposed to be?

Barber wins hands down!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 5th September 2020, 18:42
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By smash
Lol! :D

Lol! :D
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd September 2020, 10:10
Replies: 76
Views: 7,328
Posted By smash
I've just seen a new chrome paint brush on that...

I've just seen a new chrome paint brush on that looks amazing but I'd guess is not durable enough for exterior use. Bizarrely best results via brushing on!

I't called Mirror by Culture Hustle -...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd September 2020, 10:07
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By smash
You'll never get a "kit" - this is ultra DIY and...

You'll never get a "kit" - this is ultra DIY and huge amounts of work, hacking and cutting and fabricating hence the prices being commanded for these reps when completed usually in the 130 to 150k...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th August 2020, 23:11
Replies: 76
Views: 7,328
Posted By smash
I know the feeling! I'll have a for eBay...

I know the feeling!

I'll have a for eBay surf. Cheers.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th August 2020, 12:57
Replies: 76
Views: 7,328
Posted By smash
@lucky - can you recommend a chrome wrap brand...

@lucky - can you recommend a chrome wrap brand for me to try? Nothing to lose!
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 22nd August 2020, 19:53
Replies: 15
Views: 1,263
Posted By smash
Great idea! Looks cool and plentiful donors

Great idea! Looks cool and plentiful donors
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 22nd August 2020, 19:47
Replies: 76
Views: 7,328
Posted By smash
I think that's the problem with the frames - too...

I think that's the problem with the frames - too many edges. I've seen it used really effectively on the mouth and the last mouth I "chromed" with the silver nitrate stuff had a yellow hue so I...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th August 2020, 18:49
Replies: 76
Views: 7,328
Posted By smash
I'm not sure about cutting holes in the door...

I'm not sure about cutting holes in the door skins! I think if I was going to do that I'd go electric window conversion. And I've already spent 10k on top of the car purchase price....
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th August 2020, 18:45
Replies: 76
Views: 7,328
Posted By smash
Even more good stuff. Nardi Anni 60 fitted...

Even more good stuff.

Nardi Anni 60 fitted and Grassbank stalk ends.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th August 2020, 18:42
Replies: 76
Views: 7,328
Posted By smash
More good stuff: Complete refurbished rear...

More good stuff:

Complete refurbished rear beam with camber compensation and extra track reduction on top of the Z4 hub.

Nicely tucked in now.

Also nicked another 6mm at front by losing...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th August 2020, 18:38
Replies: 76
Views: 7,328
Posted By smash
I'd love to but the outer frame is not removable...

I'd love to but the outer frame is not removable - there's a bolt captive between the grp and original door. Just got to think outside the box a bit.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th August 2020, 18:21
Replies: 76
Views: 7,328
Posted By smash
Onwards and sideways. Resolving issues and some...

Onwards and sideways. Resolving issues and some issues yet to resolve...

The good stuff - replaced the Lucas rear lights with the proper jobs. Surprisingly straight forward swap.

Trimmed the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 1st August 2020, 09:37
Replies: 76
Views: 7,328
Posted By smash
Things you should know about your car but didnt: ...

Things you should know about your car but didnt:
Turns out my Borani replicas have alloy rims - no wonder they cost the builder a packet!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th July 2020, 20:47
Replies: 76
Views: 7,328
Posted By smash
Well it's been a long road and at times very...

Well it's been a long road and at times very trying for both Wayne and myself. COVID has knocked his fledgling business sideways on top of which the interior build posed many challenges such as what...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 18th July 2020, 23:27
Replies: 9
Views: 1,140
Posted By smash
Ferrari lose rights to GTO shape for vehicles in court case

A recent court case has seen Ferraris attempt at trade marking the GTO shape overturned. They have retained the rights for toys but crucially not vehicles...

Open season on GTO replicas then!
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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 25th June 2020, 00:14
Replies: 5
Views: 683
Posted By smash
Mines in being trimmed currently - went for rods...

Mines in being trimmed currently - went for rods and traditional perforated headliner. Looks great but apparently a ball ache to get right. Gluing is easier - maybe glue a diamond stitch material?...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd June 2020, 22:55
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By smash
Ah thanks Molleur - you posted as I posted. ...

Ah thanks Molleur - you posted as I posted.

So the wire is true then and sounds like best way to go - brilliant thanks!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd June 2020, 22:54
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By smash
Cheers Andy - couldn't find anything that showed...

Cheers Andy - couldn't find anything that showed it.
I've read about heating the screen up to help melt the glue but it says risk of breaking windscreen which would be a disaster bearing in mind the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd June 2020, 00:20
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By smash
How to remove Z3 rear view mirror?

How do you remove a z3 rear view mirror from the glass.

I want to swap for something more chrome lol! Looking at Lucas 608s....
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