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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 29th November 2013, 09:45
Replies: 10
Views: 2,644
Posted By soporsche
Hi Shadow and others.. Yes, I had seen the 1...

Hi Shadow and others.. Yes, I had seen the 1 piece seal used with Mazda hard tops and this was my likely approach.
I wandered if there was any better solutions before I take the plunge as Im aware...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 29th November 2013, 09:40
Replies: 6
Views: 2,415
Posted By soporsche
Hi Mitchelkitman I agree and my comment was not...

Hi Mitchelkitman
I agree and my comment was not intended to be critical of any dealer, purely a reference to the fact the market will pay the appropriate price for the right item in the right...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 28th November 2013, 16:57
Replies: 6
Views: 2,415
Posted By soporsche
Interesting

Hi, interesting thread as mines (hardtop) 'probably' up for sale in next month or two, I was offered 4300 by a dealer 'as is' 3 months ago but was happy to enjoy it at the time so politely declined....
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 28th November 2013, 16:47
Replies: 10
Views: 2,644
Posted By soporsche
Watertight seal between roof/side windows?

Hi guys, many of you will have already tackled this but Im rectifying a 'few' items on a car thats already built...

Im looking for a one piece rubber seal to replace the 3 pieces in situ that are...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 6th November 2013, 09:20
Replies: 6
Views: 2,123
Posted By soporsche
Thanks Mr Towed

I remember seeing your shell sat ready for transport when I visited Gary's all that time ago. Its certainly moved on from then!
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 5th November 2013, 21:49
Replies: 6
Views: 2,123
Posted By soporsche
thanks guys

Thanks for your comments and adding the linkey.
I have to rationalise a bit due to time, family, work and other commitments. If id had more time to enjoy driving the thing rather than having stuff...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 5th November 2013, 11:06
Replies: 6
Views: 2,123
Posted By soporsche
Unhappy Sammio for sale

Hi guys, its been a while since very active on the Sammio forum for a range of reasons (though I have been known to pop up on the MX250 forum more recently :icon_smile: ).
It is with regret that my...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 25th August 2013, 23:31
Replies: 4
Views: 2,184
Posted By soporsche
Hi Redratbike... my heart bleeds for you, blue...

Hi Redratbike... my heart bleeds for you, blue skies, California roads, sensible fuel prices, vineyards etc etc! :badgrin: then again i believe all muscle cars are banned and have to be electric now...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 25th August 2013, 01:35
Replies: 4
Views: 2,184
Posted By soporsche
Thanks, ill get some pics online as soon as i...

Thanks, ill get some pics online as soon as i take a few in dry weather. Good luck with the rest of your build, i have been following with interest.
Regards
Stephen
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 24th August 2013, 12:10
Replies: 4
Views: 2,184
Posted By soporsche
MX250 comes home

Chris - thanks for your hospitality, final fettling of the car (and recommendations for good pubs in the area). :eusa_clap:
The MX finally made the journey from the Tribute workshop to South East...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th July 2013, 21:11
Replies: 4
Views: 1,730
Posted By soporsche
Al the best Chris, your'e catching me up...

Al the best Chris, your'e catching me up :icon_smile:
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 28th July 2013, 00:18
Replies: 174
Views: 41,948
Posted By soporsche
wheels

Hi Alex
In case Hammy's not around to answer your query, i think his wheels are made by Lenso. Im sure if you Google or search on Ebay you will find them or similar, the spinners are aeparate and...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd July 2013, 22:02
Replies: 5
Views: 1,944
Posted By soporsche
Hi, give the guys at mx5 Heaven a shout, i just...

Hi, give the guys at mx5 Heaven a shout, i just had them replace front+ rear upper and lower suspension and both front hubs with ancillaries with good/recon 2nd hand parts . Good prices, great...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 3rd June 2013, 12:25
Replies: 3
Views: 1,795
Posted By soporsche
Badge for those Fezza 'lookalikes'

Not for me but if you are going for the Ferrari look then this might be a nice twist....
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 1st June 2013, 22:14
Replies: 70
Views: 15,996
Posted By soporsche
Challenge accepted! 1. Hammy - MX250 GT ...

Challenge accepted!

1. Hammy - MX250 GT
2. Chargerstang - MX250 GT (lhd)
3. WCA - Z300S
4. Tonyt - MX250c (kit #1)
5. Danny - Ferr@ri 'alike' 250GTO (or a Mercedes 350CLS if its not ready!)...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 31st May 2013, 11:31
Replies: 2
Views: 1,369
Posted By soporsche
Ignore the last post

Ignore the last questions....
Ive decided to go with the whole job and a few other bits to boot... front and rear full suspension assemblies/arms, inc the KYB shocks and springs, front hubs, ball...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 31st May 2013, 08:42
Replies: 2
Views: 1,369
Posted By soporsche
wheel allignment

hi guys, with all of you adding spacers, changing wheels, lowering cars etc I presume you are all having wheel allignments done after (well i hope so)... Do you know how they do this on the MX5?...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 31st May 2013, 08:33
Replies: 365
Views: 77,661
Posted By soporsche
last pic definitely looks best to me, horizontal...

last pic definitely looks best to me, horizontal and nearer the side. presumably separate fog and reversing light mounted below bumper (thats if fogs not incorporated into those main units)?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 31st May 2013, 08:28
Replies: 18
Views: 3,639
Posted By soporsche
Having spoken to Chris this morning he may be...

Having spoken to Chris this morning he may be better off with a bonfire than bbq... that way he can get rid of some of the rubbish he's had to clear from the new place.

Chris, know of any local...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 31st May 2013, 08:21
Replies: 17
Views: 3,777
Posted By soporsche
automotive ramblings

thanks Froggyman, i tend to get a bit carried away with racing and car stuff... its definitely an obsession but I like to think a productive one. I am now a certified master in 'man maths' to justify...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th May 2013, 22:34
Replies: 17
Views: 3,777
Posted By soporsche
Hi Hammy, ive been told one went up at Bonhams in...

Hi Hammy, ive been told one went up at Bonhams in 2007 and went for c.400. That said, it was 6 years ago and would be getting rarer as time goes on. I may well keep it along with a few other bits of...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th May 2013, 19:38
Replies: 17
Views: 3,777
Posted By soporsche
Memorobilia

Hi Hammy, I have indeed and it may be a bit sad but love the fact 'he' has signed it on the page with the puc of him overtaking Moss et al. Price, well it would be churlish to be specific but more...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th May 2013, 11:25
Replies: 1,437
Views: 517,418
Posted By soporsche
Very nice indeed, I reckon a test drive... have...

Very nice indeed, I reckon a test drive... have Chris ready with fibreglass and plastic to protect. Quick mould then drive back without them noticing its a bit dusty :icon_idea:
i think that it...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th May 2013, 10:28
Replies: 1,437
Views: 517,418
Posted By soporsche
Looks very cool... and not too distant from the...

Looks very cool... and not too distant from the mx250 moulds in places. that curved rear window might be challenging.
Modifying an existing mould/shape would be definitely easier than a 'from...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th May 2013, 10:18
Replies: 17
Views: 3,777
Posted By soporsche
Hi all, on the mxnutz forum someone mentioned...

Hi all, on the mxnutz forum someone mentioned some after market door handles with a classic look.. ive searched but cant find any web pages for them or details of retailer or manufacturer (guess...
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