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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st January 2020, 19:10
Replies: 20
Views: 371
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
At the moment I'm thinking of retaining the...

At the moment I'm thinking of retaining the standard Z3 struts and using a prop of some sort. The front of the 275 with valance, stainless bumpers and grill is significant. I'm worried the hinged end...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 19th January 2020, 15:19
Replies: 0
Views: 91
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
LeMans Classic 2020

Just booked up for the LeMans Classic in July.

If you haven't been you don't know what you've been missing ! Check out youtube from previous years.

I'm going down on the Tuesday 30th June and...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 19th January 2020, 11:11
Replies: 32
Views: 1,482
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
.. (Good luck all. We might be the last...

.. (Good luck all. We might be the last generation that produces unique cars. We need to band together to protect ourselves best we can or ...

We are all doomed !)

Things will be changing over...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 19th January 2020, 11:01
Replies: 20
Views: 371
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Thanks for posting that link Steve. It takes a...

Thanks for posting that link Steve. It takes a bit of searching trying to find an old thread, easier to ask ! I didn't know about LandRover springs, that answers another question, thanks !
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th January 2020, 17:19
Replies: 20
Views: 371
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Best Bonnet Stay For Z3 Cars

Has anyone come up with a good solution for their bonnet stay / strut etc ?

The front end on the Z3 based cars is too heavy for the standard gas struts. I would prefer to fit an old style bonnet...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th January 2020, 17:09
Replies: 32
Views: 1,482
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
A lot of these issues seem to stem from the use...

A lot of these issues seem to stem from the use of badges and using the name in a advert description, whether its a manufacturer or sometimes by a private owner.

Whilst there are some extremely...
Forum: General Build Chat 16th January 2020, 21:26
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Lots of choices out there with engines. Stand...

Lots of choices out there with engines. Stand alone ecu's from various companies are making modern choices ever more viable. Gone are the days of the Ford Pinto and Crossflow as the engine of choice...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th January 2020, 20:50
Replies: 32
Views: 1,482
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Moving with the times, new products coming online...

Moving with the times, new products coming online etc. You wouldn't want all your eggs in one basket so to speak. I think its a case of onwards and upwards, Tribute have got to be one of the most...
Forum: General Build Chat 16th January 2020, 09:54
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Perhaps a long nose Formosa with an LS7 V8. Maybe...

Perhaps a long nose Formosa with an LS7 V8. Maybe one of the new Tribute Z3gato's which will soon be available, you would be half way there with an M Roadster donor car !
Forum: General Build Chat 15th January 2020, 18:49
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Restmod Style Kit ?

Only thinking out loud but has anyone on here gone with a Restomod style build ? I'm thinking big alloys, low profile tyres with modern engine and updated / uprated suspension. The idea could be...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 14th January 2020, 22:35
Replies: 32
Views: 1,482
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Not sure what will become of the moulds. Its an...

Not sure what will become of the moulds. Its an easy retro fit for existing cars, they work really well on the 250's.
I'm sure someone on here will have it.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th January 2020, 17:01
Replies: 2
Views: 145
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The way I did my car was to measure down from a...

The way I did my car was to measure down from a piece of tape stuck on the window to where the push bar is. Measure first without the door skin, then refit the outer skin and mark the position. Drill...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 12th January 2020, 11:01
Replies: 17
Views: 626
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I like the addition of the extra video's you have...

I like the addition of the extra video's you have put up. The link with the Petrolicious Ferrari is one of the best videos out there. It gave me lots of inspiration during my 250 Testarossa build.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th January 2020, 10:53
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I would try all the free online options first. ...

I would try all the free online options first.

If you do facebook I know lots of people having success selling through that.

If we get some really bad weather the sales of 4x4's go through the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 11th January 2020, 23:47
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I'll be there one of the two days. Remember...

I'll be there one of the two days.

Remember the dates have changed this year, the event is on the 2nd and 3rd of May which is the Saturday and Sunday !

There isn't a bank holiday Monday, the...
Forum: General Build Chat 10th January 2020, 23:17
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Chataux Impney this Sunday morning ! Looks like...

Chataux Impney this Sunday morning ! Looks like it might stay dry !
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 4th January 2020, 10:33
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
If you can get the fit close enough your body...

If you can get the fit close enough your body shop will do the finer points before they paint it ! They'll also have all the kit and experience to do it quickly and to a high standard.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd January 2020, 23:40
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Go back a couple of pages on the forum and you'll...

Go back a couple of pages on the forum and you'll find some very detailed build threads.
The consensus is that the basic panels fit easily enough, a little fettling is required to get a good fit....
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 30th December 2019, 23:21
Replies: 17
Views: 626
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The new website looks really good and its easy to...

The new website looks really good and its easy to navigate. I didn't mean to be negative, just adding my thoughts re the video. Like you said its still under construction so you might be tweaking it...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 30th December 2019, 17:42
Replies: 17
Views: 626
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
True, but to the casual observer you are pulling...

True, but to the casual observer you are pulling up next to a skip, some broken pallets against the fence and an old boat !

If that was your intention a big "Formosa" sign on the wall and a...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 30th December 2019, 10:42
Replies: 17
Views: 626
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Looks good so far ! My daughter watched the...

Looks good so far !

My daughter watched the intro video on the site and suggested a video of the car whizzing along at speed would be more dynamic and enticing for potential customers !
...
Forum: General chatter 25th December 2019, 10:31
Replies: 2
Views: 102
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Happy Christmas !

Happy Christmas

Have a good one !
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 24th December 2019, 17:08
Replies: 79
Views: 11,536
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
I've used Radar Dimex Classic tyres. They are VR...

I've used Radar Dimex Classic tyres. They are VR rated and available in all the typical high profile sizes including 15" options. They are budget tyres, I was a little dubious at first but they...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 22nd December 2019, 15:09
Replies: 79
Views: 6,494
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
The paint has turned out really well. I'm mid way...

The paint has turned out really well. I'm mid way through putting all the trim back onto the car. Mostly finishing off jobs so only a couple of weeks away from completion.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 21st December 2019, 09:37
Replies: 357
Views: 65,147
Posted By Lucky@LeMans
Not me !! Is this person using my forum name on...

Not me !! Is this person using my forum name on facebook ?
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