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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th January 2019, 15:54
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Posted By 2manytoys
MX250 Rear Screen + Rubber For Sale. Taunton Area

MX250 Rear Screen from Renault 5 . Includes Rubber surround seal. 20

Also 2 MX250 boot lids 10 each. Collection or could be posted

Windscreen to be collected from Taunton area (13 miles...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 14th November 2018, 14:17
Replies: 10
Views: 2,044
Posted By 2manytoys
Thats the type of chrome edging Mark. Certainly...

Thats the type of chrome edging Mark. Certainly no wider than 0.7 cm.
Or it wont go round corners so well without kinking (after warming). I placed the join at the bottom (not so easily seen). ...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th November 2018, 22:16
Replies: 10
Views: 2,044
Posted By 2manytoys
Hi Mark. I ordered a sheet of black coated alloy...

Hi Mark. I ordered a sheet of black coated alloy mesh , cut it so it fitted inside the aperture. Bought a roll of plastic chrome edging, warmed it up over night in house (central heating on). ...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 5th August 2018, 12:41
Replies: 363
Views: 74,362
Posted By 2manytoys
Fleabay

Glad you sold your car and got a good price, Can i ask why you went for Auction style sale which is possibly risky (unless you have a reserve) rather than buy it now.
Again more research for when /...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 4th August 2018, 15:02
Replies: 363
Views: 74,362
Posted By 2manytoys
.....Seven. I quite agree . Here is My Seven...

.....Seven. I quite agree . Here is My Seven clone (why is why i appreciate your real deal, lovely Lotus). Plus my modified Anglia , both 1700 Crossflow powered.
Incidentally depending on how...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th July 2018, 22:12
Replies: 1
Views: 1,028
Posted By 2manytoys
Mx 250 meets two of Italy's Finest

Did a couple of shows at the weekend ; Saturday at Blackmoor vale Revival (Henstridge airfield) had esteemed company in these two beauties.

Anyone know these cars as didn't see anyone around...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 8th July 2018, 21:48
Replies: 2
Views: 907
Posted By 2manytoys
Hi Mark, Here's what i did ; bolted and bonded...

Hi Mark, Here's what i did ; bolted and bonded ally right angle section to the glass window aperture (filled and blended before paint). then selected straight rubber section seal. see pic.
Of...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th July 2018, 12:46
Replies: 363
Views: 74,362
Posted By 2manytoys
I have used carandclassic with good success rate...

I have used carandclassic with good success rate and it's free !!
It shows up on google search with the right key words .
My Mx250 is on there at moment.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 3rd June 2018, 22:10
Replies: 10
Views: 2,044
Posted By 2manytoys
Hi Mark, Mine was the same. I tried to straighten...

Hi Mark, Mine was the same. I tried to straighten it with 3 bracing brackets ; centre and one each side. it helped a little but the good news is it doesn't show unless you are down on knees. Plus not...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 1st June 2018, 21:28
Replies: 14
Views: 3,246
Posted By 2manytoys
Hi Terry, thanks for such positive compliments....

Hi Terry, thanks for such positive compliments. Well .... the headlamp fairing surrounds are a compromise as i have been trying to make them (and not giving up yet) in metal ie stainless or alloy. ...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd May 2018, 22:29
Replies: 4
Views: 1,148
Posted By 2manytoys
Sounds a plan, i could then pass them on to the...

Sounds a plan, i could then pass them on to the owner of the collection i went to, see if he interested ?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd May 2018, 20:20
Replies: 4
Views: 1,148
Posted By 2manytoys
Do you think they might be for sale ? Rrb.

Do you think they might be for sale ? Rrb.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 22nd May 2018, 21:42
Replies: 4
Views: 1,148
Posted By 2manytoys
Bumped into Low Flying Whirly-gig

Popped into an Historic helicopter event at weekend whilst out in our 250.
Managed to cheek organiser into letting me take a few pics at the end of day.
Looks kinda cool with contrasting yellow...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th May 2018, 19:53
Replies: 14
Views: 1,583
Posted By 2manytoys
Hi Mark , Can you relieve (remove some material)...

Hi Mark , Can you relieve (remove some material) from the centre edge of the bonnet ? I fiddled and filled for yonks to get mine fitting and in the end settled for a compromise.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 17th May 2018, 22:12
Replies: 10
Views: 1,594
Posted By 2manytoys
Thats good thinking... Molleur. Thanks

Thats good thinking... Molleur. Thanks
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 17th May 2018, 21:25
Replies: 10
Views: 1,594
Posted By 2manytoys
Hmm , Think the length is visually right. Don't...

Hmm , Think the length is visually right. Don't really want to shorten it.
I have already fitted a short throw/quick shift to lessen the "throw"

Thinking about machining off couple of mm from...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 17th May 2018, 21:11
Replies: 10
Views: 1,594
Posted By 2manytoys
Thanks Landmann, Great minds..... similar...

Thanks Landmann, Great minds..... similar thinking to my bedding the plate on foam.
Yes it probably will stay for the look alone. Just don't want potential new owner thinking......hmmm gearbox...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 17th May 2018, 21:01
Replies: 10
Views: 1,594
Posted By 2manytoys
Your probably right WCA. Molleur. Thanks;...

Your probably right WCA.

Molleur. Thanks; I had already enlarged the slots as much as i dare , leaving the 2 centre "guides" only 3mm wide. (not sure if it show in the attached pic).
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th May 2018, 20:52
Replies: 10
Views: 1,594
Posted By 2manytoys
Fezzer 250 "H" Gate Plate Resonance

Have fitted my home made Stainless Gear shift plate this week, bedded on foam and screwed down tightly into wooden box.
Hoping this would insulate against rattle, resonance and transmission...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 14th May 2018, 20:58
Replies: 14
Views: 3,246
Posted By 2manytoys
Here's what i did (i am sure other guys on here ,...

Here's what i did (i am sure other guys on here , much clevererrrrr than me will have other ways). Bolted the wheel on to hub, Dropped a plumb-line from widest part of wing just above wheel opening....
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 11th May 2018, 14:01
Replies: 14
Views: 3,246
Posted By 2manytoys
Hi Ned, The wheels are XXR 537 from SPD. They...

Hi Ned, The wheels are XXR 537 from SPD. They are happy to sell you staggered offsets; so i had 15 x 8 zero offset on rear and 8 x 15 ET 20 on front.
Had 40 mm spacers machined at Freaky parts for...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th May 2018, 21:44
Replies: 14
Views: 3,246
Posted By 2manytoys
Thanks for that LuckyLm. I was going for the...

Thanks for that LuckyLm. I was going for the wires but they seem to be fairly narrow (and centre spinners looked like Roman chariot weapons sticking out) and i wanted the deep dish look to mount...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th May 2018, 19:44
Replies: 14
Views: 3,246
Posted By 2manytoys
Thanks Guys, for all the encouraging comments....

Thanks Guys, for all the encouraging comments. Great to have that feedback.
Yes seems to be the colour that people expect to see on a Fezzer..... even though i came away from the popular corsa red...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 8th May 2018, 20:55
Replies: 14
Views: 3,246
Posted By 2manytoys
Finishing Touches to Mx 250

Finally fitted headlamp fairings and Raydot style mirrors (on home made plinths) and took it to Haynes Breakfast meet this Sunday.
What do you think.......Would it fetch big bucks like those...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd May 2018, 22:24
Replies: 30
Views: 3,587
Posted By 2manytoys
How about Penistone..... in Yorkshire

How about Penistone..... in Yorkshire
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