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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 14th July 2021, 08:00
Replies: 16
Views: 633
Posted By kon
I believe the original car makers were...

I believe the original car makers were threatening to sue for either copyright infringement or damages to the brand, because people kept sticking a black horse on them (or possibly both). Less...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 12th July 2021, 10:00
Replies: 135
Views: 12,978
Posted By kon
that looks ace, well done :)

that looks ace, well done :)
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd July 2021, 08:19
Replies: 49
Views: 2,920
Posted By kon
I really like that idea, thanks for the tip!

I really like that idea, thanks for the tip!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 17th June 2021, 13:01
Replies: 49
Views: 2,920
Posted By kon
Thanks Ian, yup all makes sense now. I like your...

Thanks Ian, yup all makes sense now. I like your second attempt (post #24), looks like they'd blend in very nicely to a slightly extended number-plate plynth, similar to what you'd find on the front...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 14th June 2021, 09:32
Replies: 49
Views: 2,920
Posted By kon
I cant quite work out what's going on here... is...

I cant quite work out what's going on here... is that a trailer board, for towing, or is that the "clunky" reverse & fog lights you referred to? Do you have any pics taken at normal standing height,...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 14th June 2021, 09:10
Replies: 532
Views: 224,017
Posted By kon
Agreed! That screen looks ace :icon_cool: I bet...

Agreed! That screen looks ace :icon_cool: I bet that feels like a pretty big milestone.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th April 2021, 10:26
Replies: 39
Views: 4,834
Posted By kon
Nice work, looks great! Didnt project binky...

Nice work, looks great!

Didnt project binky have the same problem? I believe they approached a stereo manufacturer (mighta been Alpine, cant remember) who were quite happy to make them a separate...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 20th April 2021, 09:31
Replies: 67
Views: 4,641
Posted By kon
Or how about a hybrid? Exterior grade ply as the...

Or how about a hybrid? Exterior grade ply as the frame, with fist-sized holes added for lightness, and as a reinforcing shape. Then coat with epoxy to seal it, and cover with fiberglass, leaving one...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 12th April 2021, 08:24
Replies: 200
Views: 55,809
Posted By kon
It sounds like if you dont want to invest much...

It sounds like if you dont want to invest much more time into it, a single colour (primer) will be your best bet. At the moment, it looks like it still needs a lot of work for someone to be able to...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 6th April 2021, 08:37
Replies: 135
Views: 12,978
Posted By kon
BRG sounds good to me. Did you see how Scottie's...

BRG sounds good to me. Did you see how Scottie's (Jag-inspired) A352 came out? Connaught Green i believe it was:
http://www.madabout-kitcars.com/forum/showpost.php?p=97768&postcount=2617
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th March 2021, 08:25
Replies: 250
Views: 41,320
Posted By kon
Working fine for me too. How odd.

Working fine for me too. How odd.
Forum: Bodywork 29th March 2021, 08:22
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Posted By kon
I'm not quite ready to give away all my secrets...

I'm not quite ready to give away all my secrets just yet, as still buying bits, and planning the details of the rear end. I'm finding it very hard to decide on a set of rear lights. Happy/sad news...
Forum: Bodywork 25th March 2021, 08:51
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Posted By kon
Interesting point... I think I'm going to want...

Interesting point... I think I'm going to want the modern shiny look... do you know if putting a clear-coat over the top is enough to give it the modern sheen, while still retaining the flexibility?
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 22nd March 2021, 08:13
Replies: 5
Iva
Views: 489
Posted By kon
That looks great, love the seats :)

That looks great, love the seats :)
Forum: General chatter 15th March 2021, 16:31
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By kon
Thanks, bladerunner. They look as fun to drive as...

Thanks, bladerunner. They look as fun to drive as they do just sitting still. Just been watching the Jay Leno video on them:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gw43m0TVsZE
Shame they are so rare :(
Forum: General chatter 12th March 2021, 14:43
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By kon
That was fun, looks so dated tho with Clarkson...

That was fun, looks so dated tho with Clarkson having hair :icon_smile:
Nice that your Royale gets a mention too.
Anyone know what these 2 are? They look awesome....
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th March 2021, 09:03
Replies: 250
Views: 41,320
Posted By kon
Nice touch, looks really good.

Nice touch, looks really good.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 8th March 2021, 12:31
Replies: 250
Views: 41,320
Posted By kon
Sounds like the seal needs some sort of lubricant...

Sounds like the seal needs some sort of lubricant to allow the window to go up easier?
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 22nd February 2021, 11:13
Replies: 86
Views: 5,398
Posted By kon
:biggrin1: fair point. I wasnt thinking massive...

:biggrin1: fair point. I wasnt thinking massive difference though.. more like 15s on the front with 195/45/15 tyres, and 14s on the rear with 205/60/14 tyres, so it's almost level, or just a slight...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 19th February 2021, 15:30
Replies: 86
Views: 5,398
Posted By kon
It's normally the other way round isnt it? Bigger...

It's normally the other way round isnt it? Bigger wheels on the front to handle the bigger brakes, with lower profile tyres, for sharper handling, and then smaller wheels on the rear, with bigger...
Forum: Show us your Kit Cars 11th January 2021, 09:15
Replies: 2
Views: 1,044
Posted By kon
Very nice. Lovely story too.

Very nice. Lovely story too.
Forum: Bodywork 5th January 2021, 08:50
Replies: 5
Views: 1,533
Posted By kon
Seems to me that screwing some MDF covered in...

Seems to me that screwing some MDF covered in parcel tape onto the "smooth" side seems like the best bet, as it gives you a good strong surface to press against, to get the bubbles out, as it can...
Forum: General Build Chat 24th November 2020, 08:22
Replies: 15
Views: 928
Posted By kon
Not really a different option from your list, but...

Not really a different option from your list, but might be easier to source.. like the ford, there's the Jag AJ30, which was fitted long in the S-type, but trans in the X-type and XF. Alloy block, so...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th August 2020, 11:02
Replies: 10
Views: 637
Posted By kon
Nice work, looks good. The recessed filler cap is...

Nice work, looks good. The recessed filler cap is a nice touch.

You should be able to show the images inline in the thread, instead of the link to another page, by adding img tags round the image...
Forum: General Build Chat 31st July 2020, 09:55
Replies: 7
Views: 852
Posted By kon
Have you tried contacting Tribute directly, to...

Have you tried contacting Tribute directly, to see what molds they have kicking around the workshop? Seems like something they'd have.
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