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Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 25th May 2020, 11:32
Replies: 30
Views: 773
Posted By WorldClassAccident
This is not a kit car its a recreation ...

This is not a kit car its a recreation

Recreated using a donor car and a kit :-)
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 14th May 2020, 15:31
Replies: 6
Views: 191
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Moment switch not toggle switch if it only needs...

Moment switch not toggle switch if it only needs a quick contact
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th April 2020, 16:18
Replies: 0
Views: 183
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Anyone want some old chrome door handles?

Found these while tidying the garage. From a Rover P4 and heavy patina (corroded chrome) in places.

Make me an offer and for that plus postage they are yours
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th April 2020, 10:23
Replies: 23
Views: 859
Posted By WorldClassAccident
I ended up putting up a third wall on the spray...

I ended up putting up a third wall on the spray booth to minimise the dust.

Paint down but the clear coat hasn't been delivered yet. If I can get out of these teleconferences I might take a photo...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 19th April 2020, 11:32
Replies: 23
Views: 859
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Okay we had a day of rain that delayed things but...

Okay we had a day of rain that delayed things but when I went down to the car, oh dear. See those big green trees in the background? The reason they look so bright green is because the leaves are...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 17th April 2020, 18:08
Replies: 23
Views: 859
Posted By WorldClassAccident
I will check in the morning but you may well be...

I will check in the morning but you may well be right.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 17th April 2020, 16:33
Replies: 23
Views: 859
Posted By WorldClassAccident
I have had it confirmed by an expert - 2K over...

I have had it confirmed by an expert - 2K over celly is fine as long as paint is left to flash off first. Celly over 2K can cause issues.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 17th April 2020, 08:04
Replies: 23
Views: 859
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Won't 2k lacquer react with the black if the...

Won't 2k lacquer react with the black if the black isn't 2k?

Good question. Does anyone know the answer?

There was no mention of 2K paint in the video I watched on YouTube but that doesn't...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th April 2020, 18:18
Replies: 23
Views: 859
Posted By WorldClassAccident
BMW Jet Black from Halfords. Good enough I hope...

BMW Jet Black from Halfords. Good enough I hope for my run around. I do have some 2K lacquer on on order to give a hard gloss

I will widen the crack and fill it (ooo-err missus) in the morning.
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th April 2020, 17:07
Replies: 23
Views: 859
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Well the primer stayed mostly on the boot panel...

Well the primer stayed mostly on the boot panel and seems okay
https://i.postimg.cc/Tw74cbJJ/IMG-20200416-174707.jpg

Until you spot the crack I should have noticed before and filled and the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th April 2020, 13:32
Replies: 23
Views: 859
Posted By WorldClassAccident
And a couple after running 1000 grit over the...

And a couple after running 1000 grit over the affected parts of the wings
https://i.postimg.cc/Kjdd4hzB/IMG-20200416-142543.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/Rh9gYCNP/IMG-20200416-142551.jpg

This only...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th April 2020, 12:14
Replies: 23
Views: 859
Posted By WorldClassAccident
I had a good look around the car and the only...

I had a good look around the car and the only places the micro-bubbles really show are across the boot lid which I have sanded back and on the top of the rear wings as shown in the red oval areas...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th April 2020, 08:00
Replies: 23
Views: 859
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Micro blisters in the primer is the expert...

Micro blisters in the primer is the expert opinion

Lucky - just beginning to wish I had listened to you

https://i.postimg.cc/pr4LLLWL/IMG-20200415-164133.jpg
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 15th April 2020, 13:19
Replies: 23
Views: 859
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Paint woes after 6-7 years

About a year or so ago I noticed that there were pimples developing around the back end of the car. This was happening both on the glass fibre rear panel and the metal boot. It almost looks like a...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 7th April 2020, 11:25
Replies: 14
Views: 505
Posted By WorldClassAccident
I saw a railway sleeper and happened to have an...

I saw a railway sleeper and happened to have an anglegrinder in my hand

https://i.postimg.cc/F15VqrFN/Snapshot.png
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th April 2020, 19:57
Replies: 14
Views: 505
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Very nice but possible the wrong thread...

Very nice but possible the wrong thread HughandJen?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 5th April 2020, 17:02
Replies: 14
Views: 505
Posted By WorldClassAccident
All for sale. They go for between 150 and 250...

All for sale. They go for between 150 and 250 here as they are fairly small - 16"x12" - but most of the ones you see on the site are already sold.

I normally take commissions so if you see a...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 5th April 2020, 14:17
Replies: 14
Views: 505
Posted By WorldClassAccident
I am WFH all week but not weekends. I have no...

I am WFH all week but not weekends. I have no kids so any time outside of work is free. WFH saves me 4 hours a day in travel so I have more time than I know what to do with.

Created the website to...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 4th April 2020, 18:13
Replies: 14
Views: 505
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Lock down fever - started a painting

i have painted a bit and been lucky enough to sell a few bits but most of my work is abstract or semi-abstract (https://nclarksouthampton.wixsite.com/nicksartstuff) but as we are locked down and I...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 28th March 2020, 17:32
Replies: 14
Views: 502
Posted By WorldClassAccident
The noise is amazing and is why I was allowed to...

The noise is amazing and is why I was allowed to buy the car.

A friend of mine deals in interesting cars and knows I like Mercedes - I had a CL600 at the time. He had just picked the car up and...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 28th March 2020, 15:34
Replies: 14
Views: 502
Posted By WorldClassAccident
that thing is a guided missile!! Enter the...

that thing is a guided missile!!

Enter the motorway slip road at about 40mph and you can hit 140mph before you reach the actual motorway - apparently :-)
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th March 2020, 07:58
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Mine comes up as BMW too, you cannot change that...

Mine comes up as BMW too, you cannot change that bit. The model is a Z300S Barchetta rather than a Z3 so when plod looks it up on his computer because he doesn't recognise the car he sees a name he...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th March 2020, 07:55
Replies: 14
Views: 502
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Pistonheads I was impressed with the Wix...

Pistonheads

I was impressed with the Wix thing too. Once I had the photos the whole site creation took about 30 minutes
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th March 2020, 17:36
Replies: 14
Views: 502
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Thanks - the guy is worried about the...

Thanks - the guy is worried about the modification and CO2 rules over there so is trying to check if the car can be registered over there
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th March 2020, 13:42
Replies: 14
Views: 502
Posted By WorldClassAccident
And I have a possible buyer!! Anyone shipped...

And I have a possible buyer!!

Anyone shipped a car to the Netherlands before?

Any advice on process, costs, companies welcome. The guy doesn't want to drive it around England and then to his...
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