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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th March 2018, 16:22
Replies: 318
Views: 64,867
Posted By Badrep
Blast from the past, but can you remember how...

Blast from the past, but can you remember how much you cut off the bottom of the doors - or is it just a 'that looks about right' amount?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 25th March 2018, 16:46
Replies: 56
Views: 12,151
Posted By Badrep
Unfortunately, I'm not at that stage yet, but...

Unfortunately, I'm not at that stage yet, but would love know how!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 19th March 2018, 19:54
Replies: 46
Views: 11,609
Posted By Badrep
Finally had a chance to clear the garage (LOL...

Finally had a chance to clear the garage (LOL 'clear' the garage!) and get the body on in it's mocked up position.

Still on stands:
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 19th March 2018, 19:51
Replies: 46
Views: 11,609
Posted By Badrep
Haha - the subframe has been cleaned... but it...

Haha - the subframe has been cleaned... but it far from clean - I didn't bother painting it as I think I'll get a replacement!

Yup - it's a 2zz. I'm hoping to turbo it over the winter as well so...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th March 2018, 21:55
Replies: 318
Views: 64,867
Posted By Badrep
Cool - I agree! Managed to add the hinges to...

Cool - I agree!

Managed to add the hinges to the order too :icon_lol:
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th March 2018, 19:38
Replies: 46
Views: 11,609
Posted By Badrep
Thanks Guys! Small update, engine is in,...

Thanks Guys!

Small update, engine is in, driveshafts back in place, all crossmembers, arms, and exhaust are back in place amking the car mobile. All I need to do is put the wheels on, bleed the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th March 2018, 19:27
Replies: 318
Views: 64,867
Posted By Badrep
Wheels wise - are you going wider too? Maybe some...

Wheels wise - are you going wider too? Maybe some 8j on the back? Personally I'm going to go really wide - 10j I think!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th March 2018, 19:25
Replies: 318
Views: 64,867
Posted By Badrep
Ha - I've just bought the cowlings 5 mins ago!...

Ha - I've just bought the cowlings 5 mins ago! Will email him to add to the order!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th March 2018, 17:08
Replies: 318
Views: 64,867
Posted By Badrep
Looking good! Can I ask where you got the...

Looking good!

Can I ask where you got the bonnet hinges from?

Also - what size wheels are they? 17's?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd February 2018, 12:59
Replies: 46
Views: 11,609
Posted By Badrep
Thanks for the kind words guys! Nostromo - I...

Thanks for the kind words guys!

Nostromo - I made that mistake on literally every panel I upholstered!

Most of the work has come together since Christmas - before that it was quite slow and...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st February 2018, 17:22
Replies: 46
Views: 11,609
Posted By Badrep
Finally it is time for assembly! It looks...

Finally it is time for assembly!

It looks awesome...

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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st February 2018, 17:21
Replies: 46
Views: 11,609
Posted By Badrep
Then Double Din Stereo - Because RALLY MAPS! ...

Then Double Din Stereo - Because RALLY MAPS!

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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st February 2018, 17:21
Replies: 46
Views: 11,609
Posted By Badrep
I also did a bit more printing after that for the...

I also did a bit more printing after that for the heater control guages - I had the OEM unit, but no facia to match - I also had to relocate the buttons as they would clash with the cage.
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st February 2018, 17:20
Replies: 46
Views: 11,609
Posted By Badrep
And assembled ...

And assembled

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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st February 2018, 17:20
Replies: 46
Views: 11,609
Posted By Badrep
Then comes the beginning of the 3D printing -...

Then comes the beginning of the 3D printing - started with the guage pod - I bought a set of VDO guages then started CAD modelling them.
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st February 2018, 17:18
Replies: 46
Views: 11,609
Posted By Badrep
So, this has been a long time in the making.......

So, this has been a long time in the making.... but inspired by a flurry of MRS200 activity here I thought it was time!

The Roll cage took a very long time - mainly because I'm not a great welder,...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st February 2018, 17:17
Replies: 46
Views: 11,609
Posted By Badrep
OK - so here is the update - slightly mixed up...

OK - so here is the update - slightly mixed up order but to make it easy to follow I've done it in sections!

ENGINE

It was at that point when I realised that I was going to have to IVA the car...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st February 2018, 08:55
Replies: 46
Views: 11,609
Posted By Badrep
I actually had to abandon the Volvo engine...

I actually had to abandon the Volvo engine :icon_sad: It was mainly for IVA issues.... but I did get a 2zz in there that I'm hoping to turbo at a later date.

I've been meaning to do a write-up for...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th February 2018, 10:15
Replies: 411
Views: 69,785
Posted By Badrep
Phew!

Phew!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th February 2018, 07:55
Replies: 411
Views: 69,785
Posted By Badrep
Also, can you still access the windscreen if it...

Also, can you still access the windscreen if it gets damaged - for replacement? I've cracked mine!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th February 2018, 07:54
Replies: 411
Views: 69,785
Posted By Badrep
Excellent idea - I was thinking about trimming...

Excellent idea - I was thinking about trimming the lip, adhering some sheet material underneath it to extend and maintain the contours, add a bit on top and sand and smooth - but the sierra vent...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 19th February 2018, 18:43
Replies: 411
Views: 69,785
Posted By Badrep
It looks so much better! My kit was...

It looks so much better!

My kit was delivered too so I'll be going through the same process. I really like how you've done it. The other bit that really bugs me is the bonnet line - that's an area...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 15th February 2018, 18:29
Replies: 411
Views: 69,785
Posted By Badrep
Awesome - looking forward to it :laugh:

Awesome - looking forward to it :laugh:
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 15th February 2018, 16:59
Replies: 411
Views: 69,785
Posted By Badrep
Really nice progress! I've not updated my one for...

Really nice progress! I've not updated my one for aaaaggggeesssss!

Love the roof line - do you have any more pics of how you did it during the process? I've been trying to work ways around that...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th June 2017, 20:25
Replies: 411
Views: 69,785
Posted By Badrep
Swifty - good to see the updates - I've been...

Swifty - good to see the updates - I've been really slow on my one for ages - the roll cage is taking for ever. The bonus is that you're shooting ahead and finding all the solutions for the problems...
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