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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 22nd January 2019, 23:13
Replies: 7
Views: 928
Posted By TAZ
Thanks all. Where can I get aluminium ones from? ...

Thanks all. Where can I get aluminium ones from?
Pictures would really help - thanks.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 22nd January 2019, 20:19
Replies: 7
Views: 928
Posted By TAZ
Locking Bonnet Pins

Hi, can anyone recommend locking bonnet pins?

This is the sort of thing I'm looking at, because it is fairly discreet.
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 1st September 2018, 13:16
Replies: 9
Views: 2,456
Posted By TAZ
That helps a lot thanks Paul. So I can see...

That helps a lot thanks Paul.

So I can see the whole for the wiring to exit is approx 11 o'clock (1 o'clock on the reverse side picture).

So is that the same both sides, i.e. the bowls are not...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 31st August 2018, 16:04
Replies: 9
Views: 2,456
Posted By TAZ
Hi, I'm getting myself a bit confused with...

Hi, I'm getting myself a bit confused with fitting the headlamp buckets and lamps.

#1 There doesn't seem to be an obvious 'this way up'.

That said, the lights only seem to fit in one way, but...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th July 2018, 20:59
Replies: 88
Views: 20,617
Posted By TAZ
Thanks to you both. I'll take a look at the...

Thanks to you both. I'll take a look at the Europa parts.

Another silly question. In the opening for the front grille, there are two infill pieces either end. I guess they are strengthening, but I...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 24th July 2018, 22:30
Replies: 88
Views: 20,617
Posted By TAZ
Hi, can I ask how you have fixed your headlamp...

Hi, can I ask how you have fixed your headlamp buckets? Have you just screwed in to the fibreglass or have you fitted spring clips or other retainers?

Also, I have the chrome finishing rings to...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th May 2018, 23:32
Replies: 14
Views: 3,247
Posted By TAZ
Hi, how did you go about measuring to get the...

Hi, how did you go about measuring to get the right stance and hence the right spacers at the rear?

I have been struggling with this a bit and also have XXRs (530s) but have 8.25s with ET0 at the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th May 2018, 23:25
Replies: 9
Views: 2,456
Posted By TAZ
I have just done this on my Mk2, and all I needed...

I have just done this on my Mk2, and all I needed to do was straighten the flanges and knock the corners down. Seems to provide enough clearance.

The kit now rests on the front slam panel corners,...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd January 2018, 20:18
Replies: 70
Views: 14,272
Posted By TAZ
Finally managed to get rear section bonded and...

Finally managed to get rear section bonded and riveted over the Christmas hols!

My thoughts are now turning to the front end. Anyone have any tips on cutting out the three front vents and...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 28th November 2017, 18:24
Replies: 0
Views: 843
Posted By TAZ
Tr18 ute

Is this of any interest to anyone - auctioning next year (see picture)


http://i1042.photobucket.com/albums/b428/djw0208/TR18UTE_zpsgvjx0ucs.jpg
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th September 2017, 19:24
Replies: 70
Views: 14,272
Posted By TAZ
Wheels

Hi, Looking for ideas and suggestions on wheels.

To start discussion, I quite like these from XXR (553). However, they are quite wide and not sure they will fit in the front wheel arch?

If I...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st May 2017, 22:01
Replies: 70
Views: 14,272
Posted By TAZ
Thanks guys - good advice. I'll try it again...

Thanks guys - good advice. I'll try it again fitted on the car first and then see if I need to do anything more major afterwards.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th May 2017, 22:24
Replies: 70
Views: 14,272
Posted By TAZ
Boot Lid

Struggling to get the lid to sit on the rubbers straight. It is high on the lower left corner and low in the middle of the top edge.

Any hints / tips on how to get the lid to sit flush with the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th May 2017, 22:10
Replies: 70
Views: 14,272
Posted By TAZ
Rear Clamshell

It's been a while since I last posted, I'm slowly working my way through all the items I need to do to before fitting the rear clamshell.
I've made a list which may or not be of interest to others....
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th March 2017, 19:10
Replies: 70
Views: 14,272
Posted By TAZ
Also, I assume you have bought the lights? Can...

Also, I assume you have bought the lights? Can you place them in and take another picture. That would really help to see what they look like on the MX250. Thank-you.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th March 2017, 19:08
Replies: 70
Views: 14,272
Posted By TAZ
Hi TynopPrime. Thanks for the pictures. I do like...

Hi TynopPrime. Thanks for the pictures. I do like the GT lights, so am tempted. What are you going to do for a fog lamp - given that it is a legal requirement? Also - how did you cut the holes for...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 7th March 2017, 21:26
Replies: 70
Views: 14,272
Posted By TAZ
Now those Opel GT lights do look nice. Looks like...

Now those Opel GT lights do look nice. Looks like the main lights just cover indicator, stop and tail light though. You'd still need separate fog, reverse and reflectors?
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 7th March 2017, 21:11
Replies: 70
Views: 14,272
Posted By TAZ
Thanks chaps. Neither Manta or BMW 2002 is doing...

Thanks chaps. Neither Manta or BMW 2002 is doing it for me though. Need to make my mind up soon though!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th March 2017, 21:07
Replies: 70
Views: 14,272
Posted By TAZ
Rear Lights

Struggling to decide which way to go on rear lights. I quite like the GTO / land rover /lucas rear lights. But with added fog, reversing lights and reflectors, I think it looks a little busy.

I...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 5th March 2017, 21:19
Replies: 70
Views: 14,272
Posted By TAZ
It's been a pivotal moment in the build this...

It's been a pivotal moment in the build this weekend. In theory, before now, I could have reversed everything I've done and put the car back to its original MX5 specification.

BUT, this weekend,...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th February 2017, 16:01
Replies: 70
Views: 14,272
Posted By TAZ
Hi all, been making steady progress over the...

Hi all,

been making steady progress over the last month or two. Have been trial fitting the rear clamshell and have nearly got it how I want it to sit.

One issue that I still have is that the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd January 2017, 21:24
Replies: 70
Views: 14,272
Posted By TAZ
Got the rollbar on at the weekend. Cut a few mm...

Got the rollbar on at the weekend. Cut a few mm out of the rear of the B Pillar Feet, which allowed it to move slightly more rearwards.
Still had a lot of trouble to get the front windshield bolts...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 19th January 2017, 20:46
Replies: 70
Views: 14,272
Posted By TAZ
Thanks for all of the comments. Appreciate the...

Thanks for all of the comments. Appreciate the help.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th January 2017, 22:56
Replies: 70
Views: 14,272
Posted By TAZ
Thanks Landmannnn. What tool did you use to...

Thanks Landmannnn. What tool did you use to fettle the rollcage - did you just use an angle grinder an cutting disc?

Any mark 2 builders out there that can help with the roof rubber question?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 15th January 2017, 20:35
Replies: 70
Views: 14,272
Posted By TAZ
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