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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th March 2019, 02:22
Replies: 59
Views: 3,809
Posted By nzidol
Or use the original boot lock... I'm mounting...

Or use the original boot lock... I'm mounting mine on the outside instead of the mini lock (photo) (http://www.madabout-kitcars.com/forum/showpost.php?p=98190&postcount=16) but you could put it...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st December 2018, 23:26
Replies: 13
Views: 1,547
Posted By nzidol
The very first SWB, 1539GT, that was shown on the...

The very first SWB, 1539GT, that was shown on the Paris motorshow in 1959 had a longer nose https://www.conceptcarz.com/profile/9609,13223/1959-ferrari-250-gt-swb.aspx...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st December 2018, 00:53
Replies: 374
Views: 77,123
Posted By nzidol
Yeah long time no update......

Yeah long time no update... http://www.madabout-kitcars.com/forum/showthread.php?p=98190#post98190
To stop the water getting I'm planning not to open the boot when it rains....
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st December 2018, 00:49
Replies: 16
Views: 1,820
Posted By nzidol
You know how it goes too many projects on the go...

You know how it goes too many projects on the go and none are fully finished yet... But Jag wanted to see some pics of my boot hinges
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th December 2018, 05:32
Replies: 374
Views: 77,123
Posted By nzidol
Yeah I did the same thing on my build, the gas...

Yeah I did the same thing on my build, the gas springs do a good job of keeping the lid open in any position. Only drawback is that any rain water will run down into the boot...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 25th July 2018, 04:27
Replies: 268
Views: 37,721
Posted By nzidol
Wouldn't the tensioners on the seatbelt still...

Wouldn't the tensioners on the seatbelt still work when you remove the airbag?
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 25th July 2018, 04:22
Replies: 268
Views: 37,721
Posted By nzidol
Here in NZ there is the "Targa...

Here in NZ there is the "Targa (https://targa.nz)" road race with max speed 200km/h, which requires cars to be both road legal and comply to motorsport regulations. The wording of the Low Volume...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 5th July 2018, 07:10
Replies: 268
Views: 37,721
Posted By nzidol
You'll need to splash out on these...

You'll need to splash out on these https://www.aliexpress.com/item/10-Pcs-Door-Sill-Covering-Trim-Moulding-Clips-For-BMW-E30-E34-E38-Z4-E81-E46/32850980893.html?spm=a2g0s.9042311.0.0.27424c4dACeUtb...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 4th July 2018, 05:00
Replies: 268
Views: 37,721
Posted By nzidol
Good luck.... it is all in the detail.... ...

Good luck.... it is all in the detail....

By the way did you talk to these guys http://www.lucentt.co.nz/painting-on-plastic for chroming your bumpers?

Just scored this seal at para rubber for...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th June 2018, 07:17
Replies: 16
Views: 1,820
Posted By nzidol
Since I have a 98 Z3 and a cabrio kit no...

Since I have a 98 Z3 and a cabrio kit no certification should be needed, you are allowed to change body panels and replace parts with generic OEM parts. For post 99 cars there is a front impact...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th May 2018, 02:16
Replies: 16
Views: 1,820
Posted By nzidol
You could print the other part in hard plastic...

You could print the other part in hard plastic and use rubber/silicone to seal it. The holes are not centered to German precision on the car....
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 8th May 2018, 01:07
Replies: 16
Views: 1,820
Posted By nzidol
It will be on Thingiverse ...

It will be on Thingiverse (https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2899131)in a day or so....
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 7th May 2018, 02:17
Replies: 16
Views: 1,820
Posted By nzidol
A 250 SWB made it's way down under

After reading the original article in KitCar magazine and lurking around here for a long time ordered and received my kit a few weeks ago......
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 11th March 2018, 10:20
Replies: 11
Views: 1,438
Posted By nzidol
Liquid Chrome pens

Just found these at a local art shop https://www.gordonharris.co.nz/category/1585-molotow-liquid-chrome-markers result is a lot more shiny as the rattle cans. Marker is not easy to apply evenly on a...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th February 2018, 00:33
Replies: 24
Views: 3,133
Posted By nzidol
You can make great looking parts, just a bit more...

You can make great looking parts, just a bit more sanding and spraying to do....

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4700/39522146894_34c3df75a1_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/23drkkL)3d_printed_part...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 22nd October 2017, 02:40
Replies: 268
Views: 37,721
Posted By nzidol
Hi Mark, Planning to stay within the...

Hi Mark,

Planning to stay within the threshold regulations https://www.lvvta.org.nz/documents/suplementary_information/LVVTA_LVV_Cert_Threshold.pdf such that there is no lvvta involvement. Alas...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 21st October 2017, 05:18
Replies: 268
Views: 37,721
Posted By nzidol
Another Kiwi...

Hi Mark,

Good to see another Tribute kit coming this way. I have the exact same Z3, although a 98 model so I can remove the front bumper.
Note that the rule is build before 1 march 1999 and...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd July 2017, 23:03
Replies: 27
Views: 2,968
Posted By nzidol
Have a look at Fusion 360 from autodesk, free for...

Have a look at Fusion 360 from autodesk, free for private use and although it may look complex to start it really is not too hard. Just follow the video tutorials.

for a smooth surface print in...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th January 2016, 22:06
Replies: 13
Views: 3,821
Posted By nzidol
Where to start... Nice introduction article:...

Where to start...

Nice introduction article:
http://www.carbuildindex.com/49694/capsule-history-the-ferrariusa-250gt-swb-berlinetta-pugnacious-yet-now-highly-desired-vintageracecar/

Chassis...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 31st December 2015, 00:35
Replies: 23
Views: 4,866
Posted By nzidol
As always google has the answer...

As always google has the answer http://www.bmwvin.com/
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 29th December 2015, 03:18
Replies: 23
Views: 4,866
Posted By nzidol
How do you find the build date of a car?...

How do you find the build date of a car? :icon_confused:
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th December 2015, 22:26
Replies: 1,374
Views: 499,397
Posted By nzidol
Check out this picture of a 250SWB Competizione...

Check out this picture of a 250SWB Competizione (i.e. alu body)...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th December 2015, 21:39
Replies: 23
Views: 4,866
Posted By nzidol
Yeah will be on the lookout for a pre-99 Z3...

Yeah will be on the lookout for a pre-99 Z3 then.... And locate my friendly local certifier and get him on-board with the plan...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th December 2015, 23:58
Replies: 23
Views: 4,866
Posted By nzidol
Ah, thanks for waking me up out of my dreams and...

Ah, thanks for waking me up out of my dreams and telling me to do my homework... It looks to be not simple... But this document...
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