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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds Today, 14:22
Replies: 378
Views: 46,978
Posted By SwiftyDS
Yes Kon that is a bit of a mud trap just behind...

Yes Kon that is a bit of a mud trap just behind the flap - but the wheel arch liner curves in towards the bottom of the wing so the pocket isn’t that deep.

I’d not thought about it until you...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 15th November 2019, 11:01
Replies: 378
Views: 46,978
Posted By SwiftyDS
Managed to get out and about in the car quite a...

Managed to get out and about in the car quite a bit this week despite the weather. At least the fact the kit keeps the MR2 doors / windows as-is means it’s water tight, and so far (touch wood) the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th November 2019, 10:24
Replies: 378
Views: 46,978
Posted By SwiftyDS
Thanks Mick - also following your latest build...

Thanks Mick - also following your latest build which looks great.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th November 2019, 09:37
Replies: 378
Views: 46,978
Posted By SwiftyDS
Having loads of fun with the car now I can...

Having loads of fun with the car now I can finally drive it on the road. Weather hasn’t been great so it’s pretty grubby - I gave it a good coat of resin wax/polish to protect the stickers as best I...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 8th November 2019, 19:13
Replies: 378
Views: 46,978
Posted By SwiftyDS
Thanks guys for the positive comments. Yep...

Thanks guys for the positive comments.

Yep the guy felt he had to include an advisory on the grounds it was ‘heavily modified’. No issues just felt he was sort of covering his own back....
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 8th November 2019, 14:35
Replies: 378
Views: 46,978
Posted By SwiftyDS
MOT passed !

After nearly 3 years building, my MRS200 replica passed its MOT this morning at the first attempt.

Knowing how much the MOT changed last year I have to say I wasn’t that confident it would pass...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 3rd November 2019, 17:52
Replies: 378
Views: 46,978
Posted By SwiftyDS
Thanks Jack. All cleaned up now inside and out...

Thanks Jack. All cleaned up now inside and out and all the little jobs completed ahead of the MOT.

https://i.ibb.co/WnbZXPH/1508-B0-E7-F01-C-4-B85-BF98-6154-BF57-A2-E7.jpg
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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 3rd November 2019, 17:43
Replies: 220
Views: 25,571
Posted By SwiftyDS
Looks good Jack - keep the updates coming

Looks good Jack - keep the updates coming
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd November 2019, 09:58
Replies: 378
Views: 46,978
Posted By SwiftyDS
I didn’t manage to spend as much time on the...

I didn’t manage to spend as much time on the remaining jobs on the car this week, so I’m not quite there yet with booking it in for the MOT.

I noticed that the thin black vinyl coach stripe that...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th October 2019, 17:10
Replies: 378
Views: 46,978
Posted By SwiftyDS
Redid the passenger door handle rod yesterday and...

Redid the passenger door handle rod yesterday and have to say it was much simpler and quicker now I had it sussed from the drivers side. Also the wire rope grips make it much easier to fit.

Door...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th October 2019, 11:32
Replies: 378
Views: 46,978
Posted By SwiftyDS
Success at last with the door handle rod!...

Success at last with the door handle rod! Persevered with the rods as opposed to using the solenoid as I know the method works on other kits.

Rebent a new rod using a bit more heat on the bends to...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd October 2019, 07:15
Replies: 317
Views: 52,621
Posted By SwiftyDS
Really finishes it off Nick - looks great

Really finishes it off Nick - looks great
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd October 2019, 07:13
Replies: 378
Views: 46,978
Posted By SwiftyDS
Definitely Nick .... especially if you get a nice...

Definitely Nick .... especially if you get a nice pic with that new sunstrip on yours :-)
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 22nd October 2019, 08:19
Replies: 378
Views: 46,978
Posted By SwiftyDS
Cheers - FunkyPigeon!

Cheers - FunkyPigeon!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st October 2019, 21:29
Replies: 378
Views: 46,978
Posted By SwiftyDS
I also got another suggestion from Nostromo on...

I also got another suggestion from Nostromo on using wire rope grips to join the two rods so I’ve ordered a bag of 4mm sized grips/clamps as they look like they will be a bit sturdier than the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th October 2019, 15:54
Replies: 378
Views: 46,978
Posted By SwiftyDS
Thanks for the response - I’d thought of that but...

Thanks for the response - I’d thought of that but the block I’ve got has quite a bit of movement between the connector pairs - will hunt out another block and give it a try
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th October 2019, 13:10
Replies: 378
Views: 46,978
Posted By SwiftyDS
Whilst waiting for the new rod clamps to arrive I...

Whilst waiting for the new rod clamps to arrive I remembered I had bought a solenoid when originally fitting the door skins as I wasn’t sure piggybacking onto the MR2 rod was going to be reliable...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th October 2019, 07:33
Replies: 378
Views: 46,978
Posted By SwiftyDS
Bit of a nightmare day on the car yesterday. I...

Bit of a nightmare day on the car yesterday. I should have just put the door cards back in and I would be ready for the MOT.....instead I took another look at the door rod/handle set up on the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th October 2019, 22:18
Replies: 378
Views: 46,978
Posted By SwiftyDS
Well.....funny you should say that Nick. I’m also...

Well.....funny you should say that Nick. I’m also finding that just after I have also hoovered and wiped the rear screen, of both the MRS200 and the MR2 hardtop rear screen, about 2-3 hours later...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 17th October 2019, 20:06
Replies: 378
Views: 46,978
Posted By SwiftyDS
Been a bit of a bitsa day today tidying up little...

Been a bit of a bitsa day today tidying up little areas like the petrol release flap not always ‘flipping’ open when pressing the release switch inside (fixed by using a small foam strip on the inner...
Forum: General chatter 14th October 2019, 22:25
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By SwiftyDS
I had the same issue Lee - i got fed up of going...

I had the same issue Lee - i got fed up of going onto my Mac to resize the pics taken on my phone in an image editor so found easiest way was to upload them first onto a photo library on...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 14th October 2019, 21:46
Replies: 317
Views: 52,621
Posted By SwiftyDS
That’s definitely a Ken Block RS200 replica now...

That’s definitely a Ken Block RS200 replica now Nick .... looking forward to seeing the Hoonigan sunstrip :-)
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 14th October 2019, 21:45
Replies: 378
Views: 46,978
Posted By SwiftyDS
Thanks Wozzy

Thanks Wozzy
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 14th October 2019, 20:04
Replies: 378
Views: 46,978
Posted By SwiftyDS
I was a bit curtailed today by the weather, as I...

I was a bit curtailed today by the weather, as I really wanted to get the car out of the garage and give the interior a good clean, before refitting the door cards.

So instead, I decided I would...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th October 2019, 11:42
Replies: 317
Views: 52,621
Posted By SwiftyDS
Looking good Nick - looks like there is room for...

Looking good Nick - looks like there is room for another one on the air intake at the side of the clam or why not do a big stripe down the door skin like the one you have on the rear wing of the clam?
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