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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st February 2018, 18:49
Replies: 39
Views: 4,613
Posted By Barber
This is impressive.

This is impressive.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th February 2018, 12:08
Replies: 118
Views: 8,023
Posted By Barber
Interesting. How much narrower is the MGB? My NG...

Interesting. How much narrower is the MGB? My NG based on the MG running gear was 36 inches across the front seats panel to panel, the Z3 is 54 inches so quite a big difference.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th February 2018, 11:48
Replies: 118
Views: 8,023
Posted By Barber
I think the cage gives structural support for the...

I think the cage gives structural support for the roof. So long as the roll cage is required to do this, I wouldn't expect a significant shift. Roadsters top seems to have come to a halt. The...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th February 2018, 08:17
Replies: 118
Views: 8,023
Posted By Barber
A bit of a clue

http://i63.tinypic.com/5ai6xk.jpg

http://i68.tinypic.com/qz0wmh.jpg

This is from Welshkiwi’s thread and shows the revised 275 roofline. Raising the roof slightly helps with both the window...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 15th February 2018, 18:28
Replies: 118
Views: 8,023
Posted By Barber
No problem, they are real issues that affect us...

No problem, they are real issues that affect us all, so need to be aired.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 14th February 2018, 16:17
Replies: 118
Views: 8,023
Posted By Barber
Zagato Roadsters

Following on from Jagtvr's comments about wanting one of these, I wondered what it would look like. Apart from the BMW and AM AR1 versions, I cannot find any others.

This is a US kit I think....
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 13th February 2018, 07:39
Replies: 19
Views: 503
Posted By Barber
Well done you chaps, I am sure there will be some...

Well done you chaps, I am sure there will be some other forum participants who would like to attend or drop in. Now make it happen.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th February 2018, 19:33
Replies: 620
Views: 128,899
Posted By Barber
Even when they know, every purchase will bring...

Even when they know, every purchase will bring raised eyebrows at the very least. This was from this afternoon.

" I'm just off to Screw fix. "

Her, "what for?"

Me, " black gloss spray...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th February 2018, 15:59
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By Barber
It is great to see the enormous step forward...

It is great to see the enormous step forward between the two versions.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th February 2018, 15:43
Replies: 118
Views: 8,023
Posted By Barber
Seat Refurbishment - The Paint Booth

Here is the spray paint booth, a large carton:
http://i65.tinypic.com/2vd1xc2.jpg

and here is the product:
http://i64.tinypic.com/25h1nhf.jpg

It will all be covered in foam and seat covers,...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 12th February 2018, 12:53
Replies: 62
Views: 4,527
Posted By Barber
It used to be like that at my father in law's...

It used to be like that at my father in law's house in Yorkshire.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 11th February 2018, 15:00
Replies: 118
Views: 8,023
Posted By Barber
Nothing much of interest going on. I am cleaning,...

Nothing much of interest going on. I am cleaning, stripping and treating MBG seat frames. Not very stimulating, but I aim to spray them black this week sometime. There are loads of videos on...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th February 2018, 13:45
Replies: 12
Views: 361
Posted By Barber
Is she retrieving the coaster that she knocked...

Is she retrieving the coaster that she knocked off the arm of the sofa?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 8th February 2018, 07:44
Replies: 18
Views: 1,769
Posted By Barber
Paul64 It will be great to see a new Cobra...

Paul64
It will be great to see a new Cobra build documented on here. It will be time consuming, but many of the build threads for other models have useful information about things such as blanking...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 7th February 2018, 09:46
Replies: 62
Views: 4,527
Posted By Barber
Great news, for you and me. The new roofline and...

Great news, for you and me. The new roofline and windows work are needed for my car too, so I am happy for the development so far. As the planned capacity increase did not work out as planned, my...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 4th February 2018, 20:40
Replies: 60
Views: 3,998
Posted By Barber
Paul, this may not be any help but worth...

Paul, this may not be any help but worth considering.

A number of years ago, I painted some wooden garage doors in a very nice green external paint, similar in tone to yours. This was done...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 4th February 2018, 08:33
Replies: 118
Views: 8,023
Posted By Barber
I think that the DB4 Zagato is much prettier than...

I think that the DB4 Zagato is much prettier than the DB5 that so many rave about - (mostly because of the Bond connection).
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 3rd February 2018, 08:37
Replies: 118
Views: 8,023
Posted By Barber
I am guessing that there are a lot more MX5s than...

I am guessing that there are a lot more MX5s than Z3s in the USA. But you are right, starting from scratch, why wouldn't you go for the Z4?

I asked Chris about Z4 for the Zagato when we were...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd February 2018, 16:42
Replies: 118
Views: 8,023
Posted By Barber
Sadly, I don't do twitter (what with Facebook,...

Sadly, I don't do twitter (what with Facebook, snapchat, whatsapp etc) I can't face any more passwords, but the car looks good. :juggle:
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd February 2018, 14:38
Replies: 118
Views: 8,023
Posted By Barber
Smash, I think that they read this forum an pick...

Smash, I think that they read this forum an pick up levels of interest from over there. ;-) There were quite a few positive comments on the Zagmad thread when he had a good basis on the MX5.

As...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 1st February 2018, 08:28
Replies: 118
Views: 8,023
Posted By Barber
Hi, A few niggles also. Still not resolved...

Hi,

A few niggles also. Still not resolved the power drain. I thought I had, so didn't go through the whole diagnostic process. I plan to check all the fuses for draw today. It has been parked...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 1st February 2018, 07:58
Replies: 118
Views: 8,023
Posted By Barber
MX5 based Zagato

I am committed to the Z3 based car that Chris is working on, else I would have been tempted by this.

http://i67.tinypic.com/bg1agx.jpg
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 31st January 2018, 16:51
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By Barber
Chris built the 275 with a higher (and wider)...

Chris built the 275 with a higher (and wider) roof as apparently, Kidge is a tall chap. Give Chris a call or pm Kidge?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st January 2018, 13:11
Replies: 104
Views: 3,039
Posted By Barber
Nick the photo series is excellent, stay with it.

Nick the photo series is excellent, stay with it.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st January 2018, 13:04
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By Barber
Chris at Tribute has sent several kits to USA....

Chris at Tribute has sent several kits to USA. Also there are some details on this forum, search for USA imports and they should come up.
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