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Old 29th April 2013, 09:36
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Default Geoff's 250 SWB Replica Build

Lets start of by saying my build is quite some time off , but as soon as you see something on Ebay that you just know is perfect then it wouldn`t be right not to purchase . So after spending time on Ebay/Italy and Ebay/Germany which have a greater choice of Carello and Marchal lights , i have bought the following ,

http://www.ebay.de/itm/Leuchtkappen-...item460444fad9

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1210496824...84.m1439.l2649

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2908409269...84.m1438.l2649

As per WCA`s build i will be using a Z3 probably the 6 cylinder version , Geoff .
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Old 29th April 2013, 14:01
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Nice detailing, Geoff. Do the lenses have a surround?
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Old 29th April 2013, 14:51
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Thanks Gary , if you buy them with the correct surrounds/bulb holder the cost goes up by a factor of 3! so i intend to buy (probaly Lucas type) and fit my units to them , Geoff .
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Old 29th April 2013, 16:43
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You have got to go for the 6 cylinder, the 1.9 four pot is a hateful engine. Every Z3 other than the 1.9 has a straight 6 from memory and the 2.8 or 3.0 are the pick of the bunch.

I will be posting up some pictures of mine soon along with some rubbish attempts at showing what I hope to do. The Z3 is a great base car in terms of easy of stripping down.

What shell are you hoping to put on top?
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Old 19th May 2013, 08:09
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Buongoirno from Sunny Italy , arrived yesterday after driving the Alfa down 1300m from Chester and a week in Rimini , Geoff .
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Old 19th May 2013, 08:20
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Not even a little bit jealous
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Old 20th May 2013, 14:40
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Geoff do you have any pics or mock ups of what your kit will look like on the Z3?
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Old 30th May 2013, 09:37
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Geoff do you have any pics or mock ups of what your kit will look like on the Z3?
Hammy how close to this do you think Chris could get? are you up for one! Geoff .
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Buongoirno from Sunny Italy , arrived yesterday after driving the Alfa down 1300m from Chester and a week in Rimini , Geoff .
Buongoirno ? Do you have a link to a website?
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Buongoirno ? Do you have a link to a website?
Evening from cloudy Rimini! LiteGrz website with ref to?
Hammy will send something when i get back to the UK , been to the Ferrari museum at Maranello today well worth the €13 entrance fee , Geoff .










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Old 30th May 2013, 12:27
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To be honest, it is only £295,000 so why not just buy that one?

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If only IT contracting was that lucrative! Geoff .
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Old 30th May 2013, 14:23
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I like it a bit but its not my cup of tea, I preferred your mazza concept. Shoot me down but its a bit too run of the mill for me (ONLY MY OPINION GUYS )
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I preferred my Masser concept too - if you make it down on the 29th it should be sitting in Chris's workshop waiting for me!!
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Thats the one, see you on the 29th
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Do you still have the adapters Geoff? Looking for a set for my Jag wheels.
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I stopped the order before production , so sorry no , Geoff .
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Right thats the wheels and tyres fitted , just need that nice man from Tribute to make some space in the workshop Geoff .
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Right thats the wheels and tyres fitted , just need that nice man from Tribute to make some space in the workshop Geoff .
Hi Geoff

I like your wheel choice

Nick's car is being stripped down later this week, so your project will start a few weeks after that.

I have a cunning plan to create a very good likeness of the SWB......

Talk to you soon.
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Minilite's will look great.
How much further out would wires be?
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