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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 19th August 2018, 13:05
Replies: 3
Views: 1,094
Posted By fatbloke
Perhaps too ambitious with my original selling...

Perhaps too ambitious with my original selling price so up for something more reasonable - https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/163209425489
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 8th July 2018, 15:10
Replies: 3
Views: 1,094
Posted By fatbloke
My MX250 up for sale

Having just put the MX through a MOT I've decided now is time to move the old lady on. If there is anyone on here who doesn't want to start from scratch this might be a good option.

The price is...
Forum: General chatter 19th November 2017, 08:58
Replies: 5
Views: 2,030
Posted By fatbloke
15" wheels are an absolute monster to find high...

15" wheels are an absolute monster to find high speed tyres for. The sizes you are looking for, from my experience, don't exist with a high speed rating. I ended up with BF Goodrich tyres on my MX...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 19th July 2017, 20:25
Replies: 4
Views: 1,223
Posted By fatbloke
I used a similar idea to WCA and bought a push...

I used a similar idea to WCA and bought a push button from Eurocarparts and then used blank switch cover on the dash. I cut out the horn picture from the centre and stuck it on the switch, not sure...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 19th July 2017, 20:20
Replies: 27
Views: 3,352
Posted By fatbloke
I have a 3D printed Tribute badge on the front of...

I have a 3D printed Tribute badge on the front of my MX. I've painted it black at the chrome spray was a bit crap. You can have 3D prints metal coated which gives the same weather resistance as...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 28th May 2017, 22:15
Replies: 136
Views: 17,193
Posted By fatbloke
Having planned to attend I'm afraid I won't be...

Having planned to attend I'm afraid I won't be able to make it :-(
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th April 2017, 19:07
Replies: 13
Views: 1,899
Posted By fatbloke
Should be there on Sunday.

Should be there on Sunday.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 15th April 2017, 13:40
Replies: 62
Views: 9,070
Posted By fatbloke
Hope to be there on the Sunday.

Hope to be there on the Sunday.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 19th March 2017, 21:37
Replies: 75
Views: 12,689
Posted By fatbloke
Mine had holes big enough to fit your fist in,...

Mine had holes big enough to fit your fist in, how it got through an MOT I have no idea although they are well hidden. As Barber says, better to get it fixed now and slap on as much underseal as you...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th March 2017, 19:42
Replies: 2,621
Views: 415,447
Posted By fatbloke
I hesitate to mention Wheeler Dealers but they...

I hesitate to mention Wheeler Dealers but they did a rebuild on a Spitfire and went for waterless coolant to solve overheating. http://www.evanscoolant.com/
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 5th March 2017, 14:00
Replies: 148
Views: 31,685
Posted By fatbloke
That looks really smart, great job.

That looks really smart, great job.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th February 2017, 21:17
Replies: 365
Views: 79,133
Posted By fatbloke
Not as big as the one at the NEC but less crowded...

Not as big as the one at the NEC but less crowded and some great cars. Three favourites - Blue and Yellow 250 GTO (obvs), Renault Alpine A110 and there was a rather lovely split screen VW bus for...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th February 2017, 17:47
Replies: 365
Views: 79,133
Posted By fatbloke
I went to the London Classic Car Show in my MX...

I went to the London Classic Car Show in my MX yesterday. As I was driving in to the main car park one of the stewards stopped me and asked why I wasn't going to the "special car park for classic...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 7th February 2017, 20:34
Replies: 890
Views: 210,416
Posted By fatbloke
I'd like one of these please -...

I'd like one of these please - http://petrolicious.com/the-dino-prototype-that-informed-decades-of-ferrari-design-is-coming-up-for-sale
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th January 2017, 22:17
Replies: 136
Views: 17,193
Posted By fatbloke
As a Pompey boy I will swallow my pride and make...

As a Pompey boy I will swallow my pride and make a trip to Southampton. ;-)
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th January 2017, 16:38
Replies: 70
Views: 13,374
Posted By fatbloke
On the wing extenders, I fitted mine on to a Mk2....

On the wing extenders, I fitted mine on to a Mk2. I didn't flatten the lip, just bolted through it. I also bolted through the bar at the top to give the extenders some extra support.

The kit I...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd January 2017, 19:23
Replies: 365
Views: 79,133
Posted By fatbloke
Of no relevance to my build but I thought this...

Of no relevance to my build but I thought this video of how to sort out the tools in your toolbox was pretty cool.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_csElQXiFg
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd January 2017, 18:33
Replies: 10
Views: 2,356
Posted By fatbloke
I used A Plan as well, very helpful and about...

I used A Plan as well, very helpful and about 140 for 5,000 miles a year.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th December 2016, 16:40
Replies: 136
Views: 17,193
Posted By fatbloke
Patrick here, I will certainly try and be there...

Patrick here, I will certainly try and be there with my MX250.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 19th December 2016, 22:11
Replies: 32
Views: 9,688
Posted By fatbloke
I used these to help attach the front end to the...

I used these to help attach the front end to the nose:...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 8th December 2016, 19:20
Replies: 4
Views: 1,354
Posted By fatbloke
Just noticed where that's located, just down the...

Just noticed where that's located, just down the road from me. Not to my taste but each to his own.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 8th December 2016, 19:13
Replies: 890
Views: 210,416
Posted By fatbloke
So what could you use as a base for one of these?...

So what could you use as a base for one of these?
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 1st December 2016, 13:46
Replies: 890
Views: 210,416
Posted By fatbloke
I'd love to recreate this. This is from the film...

I'd love to recreate this. This is from the film Harold and Maude, they drove the one they built off a cliff :-(
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 1st December 2016, 13:40
Replies: 317
Views: 52,609
Posted By fatbloke
Good luck with this Nostromo - I was a kit car...

Good luck with this Nostromo - I was a kit car virgin with my MX build and thought "How difficult can it be?". What a fool I was. Anyway, it is really worth it in the end.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 24th November 2016, 22:53
Replies: 14
Views: 2,855
Posted By fatbloke
Ah yes, just had a look at the wishbone. Assumed...

Ah yes, just had a look at the wishbone. Assumed they were "normal" bushes which could be pressed out.
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