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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds Yesterday, 09:59
Replies: 20
Views: 371
Posted By Jaguartvr
My Daytona has a very heavy bonnet with a metal...

My Daytona has a very heavy bonnet with a metal frame as well, normal stays would not hold it up. It has gas struts with locks, open the bonnet and it will "click" when fully open, to close lift it a...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st January 2020, 19:40
Replies: 32
Views: 1,482
Posted By Jaguartvr
I =may be wrong (very probably) but I thought the...

I =may be wrong (very probably) but I thought the 40 year MOT exemption was an EU directive.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 19th January 2020, 10:38
Replies: 20
Views: 371
Posted By Jaguartvr
For those too lazy to go back and look ...

For those too lazy to go back and look

http://www.madabout-kitcars.com/forum/showthread.php?t=5907

The replacement struts should be the same length as the originals although they are a little...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 17th January 2020, 11:30
Replies: 32
Views: 1,482
Posted By Jaguartvr
Classic Coachworks still seem to be offering the...

Classic Coachworks still seem to be offering the same cars with different names, makes sense, taking a step back from a replica name.

Just make sure you don't badge them or remove the badges as...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th January 2020, 18:06
Replies: 32
Views: 1,482
Posted By Jaguartvr
Surely it's not true, don't do faeces book so...

Surely it's not true, don't do faeces book so can't check.
The 250swb is the best Tribute kit by far,
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th January 2020, 13:48
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By Jaguartvr
eBay You reach a far larger audience than any...

eBay
You reach a far larger audience than any other method. Just be aware that there will be many other Range Rovers for sale so the price must realistic.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 8th January 2020, 21:04
Replies: 45
Views: 4,954
Posted By Jaguartvr
That front wheel looks awfully big, what tyre...

That front wheel looks awfully big, what tyre size does it have?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd January 2020, 08:24
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By Jaguartvr
Hi Smash I think you are going to have fun...

Hi Smash

I think you are going to have fun trimming everything with the roof on, not just the headlining. We had the roof down and the seats out and were still working in a small cramped space. I...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 1st January 2020, 12:20
Replies: 12
Views: 434
Posted By Jaguartvr
Thanks Smash. All the brackets were removed...

Thanks Smash.
All the brackets were removed from the bracing strut (but still in place in this photo), none of them apart from the steering support are needed. We also heavily trimmed the mounting...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 31st December 2019, 10:46
Replies: 12
Views: 434
Posted By Jaguartvr
The cost and time taken was a big surprise. The...

The cost and time taken was a big surprise. The wiring has taken forever and then the instruments are very expensive.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th December 2019, 23:39
Replies: 12
Views: 434
Posted By Jaguartvr
Thanks, Munky, can you give me a small loan?

Thanks, Munky, can you give me a small loan?
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 30th December 2019, 22:50
Replies: 17
Views: 626
Posted By Jaguartvr
I get feedback from my Cafe Racer website saying...

I get feedback from my Cafe Racer website saying that they have problems accessing it from an iPad, no idea why, totally beyond me.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th December 2019, 22:25
Replies: 12
Views: 434
Posted By Jaguartvr
Interior

Not many Tributes have had full interiors done, I now know why.
We are doing a California and a 250swb.
We bought all the interior panels from various sources, the only thing that they have in...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 30th December 2019, 20:45
Replies: 17
Views: 626
Posted By Jaguartvr
My pet hate is a flash showroom offering you...

My pet hate is a flash showroom offering you coffee etc. I want my car repaired, I don't want to be paying for flash surroundings and staff who know nothing about working in a garage, they just add...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 30th December 2019, 19:38
Replies: 17
Views: 626
Posted By Jaguartvr
Bit harsh saying you're pulling up in a skip!...

Bit harsh saying you're pulling up in a skip! Maybe you could use No 64,121 or 7 instead:peep:

Nicely laid out and clear website. I don't think I have seen a website before where all of the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th December 2019, 11:34
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By Jaguartvr
Thanks Mick, sounds like a cunning plan.

Thanks Mick, sounds like a cunning plan.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th December 2019, 09:32
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By Jaguartvr
Sidelight wedge bulb fix?

Has anyone got any tips oh the wedge style bulb holders? Mine continually fail, you need to remove the bulb, fiddle around until it works and then put it back together. Chances are that by the time...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th December 2019, 10:30
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By Jaguartvr
Have a word with Chris at Tribute, he is ever so...

Have a word with Chris at Tribute, he is ever so helpfull arranging shipping.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 24th December 2019, 10:09
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By Jaguartvr
Couerdelion was building a 250swb in Ireland...

Couerdelion was building a 250swb in Ireland which has stalled due to other commitments, could be worth dropping him a PM. His build thread is in the stickies.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 24th December 2019, 10:05
Replies: 79
Views: 11,536
Posted By Jaguartvr
Although I am using different tyre sizes, I now...

Although I am using different tyre sizes, I now only buy the Uniroyal rain masters, quality tyres at a reasonable price but the main reason is you can get them 149mph rated. Most 15" higher profile...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 22nd December 2019, 15:47
Replies: 79
Views: 6,494
Posted By Jaguartvr
Pictures, we meed pictures..........lots of them!

Pictures, we meed pictures..........lots of them!
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 22nd December 2019, 15:46
Replies: 390
Views: 134,977
Posted By Jaguartvr
I damaged my TVR Griffith a good few years ago...

I damaged my TVR Griffith a good few years ago and it took the TVR specialist about 4 goes before the headlight was sealed properly. Before they cured the problem it would condensate.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th December 2019, 11:12
Replies: 11
Views: 282
Posted By Jaguartvr
Well done, it really is worth the extra expense....

Well done, it really is worth the extra expense. I see a few 250 come up for sale with cheap indicators and lights, saves a few quid but it really ruins the finished effect. Headlights are another...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 15th December 2019, 13:39
Replies: 11
Views: 282
Posted By Jaguartvr
The coffin shaped ones are the only way to go,...

The coffin shaped ones are the only way to go, any others just look cheap and nasty. Small details make a big difference.
...
Forum: General Build Chat 10th December 2019, 08:51
Replies: 4
Views: 126
Posted By Jaguartvr
Best way to drill leather?

Fitting a new leather interior and need to drill some fixing holes through it.
I am worried about drilling it in case the drill bit catches the leather and pulls it. I can't use a punch as the way...
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