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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds Today, 09:54
Replies: 26
Views: 550
Posted By WorldClassAccident
I think I still have a remote operated latch...

I think I still have a remote operated latch puller in the garage left over from a failed attempt to have no door handles.

Basically you press the button and it pulls a piston with a hook on it....
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds Today, 09:47
Replies: 10
Views: 130
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Jag - good advice. Unfortunately I was not...

Jag - good advice. Unfortunately I was not reading it as au was on another website ordering new normal nipples. Maybe next time
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds Today, 09:23
Replies: 10
Views: 130
Posted By WorldClassAccident
It was only 18 for the pressure kit which seemed...

It was only 18 for the pressure kit which seemed very simple to use.

I wish I had thought of the deep socket. It would have been worth buying the two sizes to save the hassle. I forgot to mention...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds Yesterday, 18:39
Replies: 10
Views: 130
Posted By WorldClassAccident
you lube up the nipples, the stick your pipe in...

you lube up the nipples, the stick your pipe in the collection container

Don't forget to fit the pressure kit with the new fluid at the master end but basically yes, it is an easy job.

I reckon...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds Yesterday, 16:51
Replies: 10
Views: 130
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Brake warning light kept flickering on and off...

Brake warning light kept flickering on and off for a few days. Because it went out when I hit the brakes and I knew the pads were okay I diagnosed low brake fluid levels.

As I haven't changed the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds Yesterday, 16:12
Replies: 26
Views: 550
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Boot latch ...

Boot latch

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4532/37615539625_a6f614fa0a_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ZiXtqD)20171118_143009 (https://flic.kr/p/ZiXtqD) by WCA!...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds Yesterday, 16:00
Replies: 10
Views: 130
Posted By WorldClassAccident
And breathe... Okay, I have completed the...

And breathe...

Okay, I have completed the brake fluid flush. It went very well except for one small snagging point that I finally overcame through use of WD40, GT85 and Molgrips.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds Yesterday, 15:15
Replies: 73
Views: 3,430
Posted By WorldClassAccident
If anyone wants to borrow the round under bonnet...

If anyone wants to borrow the round under bonnet connecter, i have a basic one in Southampton I use to reset service and oil lights.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds Yesterday, 15:07
Replies: 10
Views: 130
Posted By WorldClassAccident
F*CK!NG brake nipples

Siezed tighter than a Scotsman at a bar with an eighty year old virgin playing with a ducks arse!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 17th November 2017, 17:55
Replies: 26
Views: 550
Posted By WorldClassAccident
I will take some photos of my latch for you at...

I will take some photos of my latch for you at the weekend. It is purely mechanical (I screwed a spring to the boot edge to push the boot up)
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 17th November 2017, 12:28
Replies: 73
Views: 3,430
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Diagnostic Tool for BMW OBD2 Car Airbag Scan/Oil...

Diagnostic Tool for BMW OBD2 Car Airbag Scan/Oil Service/Inspection Light Reset"

Check the connecter under the bonnet!

Mine doesn't have the standard ODB rectangular connection. It has a BMW...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 17th November 2017, 11:22
Replies: 26
Views: 550
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Good progress but your garage looks far too tidy...

Good progress but your garage looks far too tidy and organised!

:-)
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th November 2017, 11:02
Replies: 26
Views: 550
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Hi, Glad you liked my car. Welcome to the...

Hi,

Glad you liked my car. Welcome to the club!!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th November 2017, 14:35
Replies: 9
Views: 239
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Heat the drill bit when drilling the fixing...

Heat the drill bit when drilling the fixing holes. Otherwise they will crack around the edges and you will end up making bigger and messier holes than you wanted.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th November 2017, 13:04
Replies: 9
Views: 239
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Coat one, heater on, heated seats on and I had to...

Coat one, heater on, heated seats on and I had to scrape the ice off the windscreen before I could set off.

It was worried I would lose the ear to frostbite!!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th November 2017, 11:19
Replies: 9
Views: 239
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Trying to cure cold ears

I thought I would share my attempt at preventing the frozen left ear I have been suffering from during the last few morning motorway commutes. Although the frosty mornings look lovely the freezing...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 8th November 2017, 19:37
Replies: 14
Views: 806
Posted By WorldClassAccident
The bump was from last month. Thursday is...

The bump was from last month. Thursday is tomorrow when I will be driving there. Friday is when I will be limping around and Saturday is when I will sober out before driving home.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 8th November 2017, 12:33
Replies: 14
Views: 806
Posted By WorldClassAccident
[I]If you're visiting the Classic Car Show at the...

[I]If you're visiting the Classic Car Show at the NEC next month be sure to visit their stand.[I]

Driving up Thursday night and will be wandering around on the Friday. Sat/Sun are too packed to...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 1st November 2017, 10:50
Replies: 46
Views: 2,037
Posted By WorldClassAccident
If you do it by hand get/make a flexible sanding...

If you do it by hand get/make a flexible sanding sled*.

*basically a foam** block you wrap the sandpaper around. The flexible foam allows you to follow the curves of the body as opposed to a stiff...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 31st October 2017, 16:22
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Anyone here from the frozen north?

I have been emailed by someone who wants to see a real MX250 (preferably convertible) before he places an order. He is based in Carlisle but will travel as far up as Glasgow or as far south as...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 24th October 2017, 19:06
Replies: 17
Views: 651
Posted By WorldClassAccident
I will stick it in the post for you tomorrow. ...

I will stick it in the post for you tomorrow.

There are a couple of the smaller ones but the glass plate I printed them on shifted so they are not great. I was thinking you might want to try to...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd October 2017, 21:22
Replies: 17
Views: 651
Posted By WorldClassAccident
The aluminium option will look a LOT better for...

The aluminium option will look a LOT better for the simpler shapes.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd October 2017, 19:20
Replies: 17
Views: 651
Posted By WorldClassAccident
They are printed in PETG which is a fairly...

They are printed in PETG which is a fairly weather proof and food safe if that's relevant.

You could use my print outs to form moulds in sand if you want to cast stuff.

I don't have a computer...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd October 2017, 10:31
Replies: 17
Views: 651
Posted By WorldClassAccident
So here is the badge fresh from the printer and...

So here is the badge fresh from the printer and then quickly blasted with some wheel silver paint.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4510/24023653068_e9087f594a_c.jpg...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 22nd October 2017, 22:05
Replies: 17
Views: 651
Posted By WorldClassAccident
I will photo mine on the car in morning and you...

I will photo mine on the car in morning and you can say if you want yours bigger or smaller.
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