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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 25th May 2020, 14:35
Replies: 1,462
Views: 556,789
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
At least the idiots are filtered out by not being...

At least the idiots are filtered out by not being able to place a false bid to end the auction. I had a plausible offer for my car the other day. He hadn't contacted me prior to the offer but he was...
Forum: General Build Chat 24th May 2020, 20:59
Replies: 7
Views: 175
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Well spotted , I thought that was most likely !

Well spotted , I thought that was most likely !
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 24th May 2020, 16:21
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Checked out the Formosa Facebook page today....

Checked out the Formosa Facebook page today. Looks like Gary has lots of orders for turnkey cars along with plenty of enquiries at the moment. Great news given the current climate. Having watched the...
Forum: General Build Chat 24th May 2020, 16:16
Replies: 7
Views: 175
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I had loads of problems with these sensors. One...

I had loads of problems with these sensors. One failed during an SVA test, the examiner was right arsy about it. The car failed SVA thanks to that single issue ! Then all the hassle rebooking and...
Forum: General chatter 23rd May 2020, 22:23
Replies: 0
Views: 61
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Silverstone Auction

I followed the live Silverstone Auction today online. This is one of their regular sales but this time it was online and telephone bids only. Large number of cars sold , some very high figures...
Forum: General Build Chat 23rd May 2020, 17:48
Replies: 7
Views: 175
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
How many magnets are on the prop, check they are...

How many magnets are on the prop, check they are all there. I've had them come off !

Also check the gap is correct between the magnet and sensor.
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 19th May 2020, 16:15
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Now listed on Ebay and Pistonheads thanks to...

Now listed on Ebay and Pistonheads thanks to travel restrictions being eased !

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/193459450077
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 17th May 2020, 17:29
Replies: 3
Views: 134
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The link will be useful to an auto electrician....

The link will be useful to an auto electrician. I've just flicked through 20 pages and my brain is fried !

I know the wiper module can become faulty, that is a standard issue on the Z3.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th May 2020, 19:40
Replies: 8
Views: 176
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Might be worth getting a black carpet set from...

Might be worth getting a black carpet set from another Z3. Most of them get soaked over time but they don't seem to rot. Should be cheap to buy from one of the private sellers on ebay.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 15th May 2020, 17:11
Replies: 0
Views: 118
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Updated tribute Website

I noticed today that the Tribute Website has now been updated to include the new Z3GT models.

I think we will see some more "classic" style car builds on here before too long !
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 14th May 2020, 08:58
Replies: 478
Views: 76,534
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
My car is still SORN, I'll tax it again in June...

My car is still SORN, I'll tax it again in June if the new rules are still in place. There are plenty of events still on for the second half of the year, hope they do go ahead. Weather is set to stay...
Forum: General Build Chat 12th May 2020, 16:55
Replies: 22
Views: 3,993
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Here are a few events in the Midlands for July /...

Here are a few events in the Midlands for July / August that might have a chance of going ahead. Please check nearer the time if you intend to go to any of them !

July 4th Prescott "Bugatti...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 11th May 2020, 21:12
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I buy a lot of parts from Stafford Vehicle...

I buy a lot of parts from Stafford Vehicle Components as they are just around the corner from me, very handy ! They do mail order too.

https://www.s-v-c.co.uk/

You need to look under the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 11th May 2020, 19:06
Replies: 79
Views: 9,830
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
In normal times it takes around two weeks. At the...

In normal times it takes around two weeks. At the present time with all that's been going on, it will to take longer. Depends how many are actually in and working, it wouldn't have been top priority...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th May 2020, 15:37
Replies: 564
Views: 85,084
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I'll post a build thread when I get my car...

I'll post a build thread when I get my car underway. Looks like there will be a delay of several weeks before the convertible kit is ready. I had a chat with Chris last week, he is a bit behind...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th May 2020, 13:04
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Photo.....

Photo.....
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th May 2020, 13:01
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
On my Z75 I used a piece of 16mm half round...

On my Z75 I used a piece of 16mm half round section aluminium strip. I curved it slightly to follow the window shape and notched out around the quarter window upright. The trim was bonded in place...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 5th May 2020, 22:39
Replies: 40
Views: 2,113
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Glass in a couple tube ports to the mould so you...

Glass in a couple tube ports to the mould so you can use some compressed air to help it come apart. You don't need much air, a foot pump can generate enough pressure to separate the two if you...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 4th May 2020, 16:14
Replies: 564
Views: 85,084
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I've got a few ideas for my build being a Resto...

I've got a few ideas for my build being a Resto Mod look that I'm after.

A few subtle changes around the front end and wheel and tyre choice, a bit
Fast & Loud, Gas Monkey style !! .
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 3rd May 2020, 20:43
Replies: 564
Views: 85,084
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
A bit more inspiration, the lowered race car look...

A bit more inspiration, the lowered race car look ! Not sure what shade of green this is but I think its better than almond green !
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 1st May 2020, 12:51
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Flocking works well on dash boards. Cheap...

Flocking works well on dash boards.

Cheap DIY kits available and easy and quick to use.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r-DtIWOG2Gk
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 29th April 2020, 16:42
Replies: 8
Views: 225
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The Alfa V6 leans slightly forward in the 156. In...

The Alfa V6 leans slightly forward in the 156. In a mid engine layout that would also be leaning forward. Complete cars come up quite frequently for around 1500 or less. 3.0 GTV would probably be...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 28th April 2020, 17:38
Replies: 8
Views: 225
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Alfa V6 out of a 156 or GTV, still quite a few...

Alfa V6 out of a 156 or GTV, still quite a few about and cheap. 3.2 is best but more money. 6 speed manual box is good too.

Sound is fantastic which is a bonus !
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 28th April 2020, 16:40
Replies: 40
Views: 2,113
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Liking the internal hinges. How have you fixed...

Liking the internal hinges. How have you fixed the hinge onto the body side ? Any photos ? I might do the same my Z3GT convertible
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 28th April 2020, 16:13
Replies: 564
Views: 85,084
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Started stripping the donor down today and been...

Started stripping the donor down today and been looking at getting parts in ready.
I'm using my 2.2 face lift model, Had it 3 years so it was about time and ripe for conversion !
I'm going down...
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