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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th January 2022, 14:34
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By Jaguartvr
At least 2" too wide for a Z3

At least 2" too wide for a Z3
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th January 2022, 17:07
Replies: 30
Views: 649
Posted By Jaguartvr
Put them on ebay as a buy it now at a sensible...

Put them on ebay as a buy it now at a sensible price and they will sell.
Be greedy and you will still have them next year.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 31st December 2021, 09:43
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By Jaguartvr
That's a shame, always a great event.

That's a shame, always a great event.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 19th December 2021, 09:48
Replies: 29
Views: 1,961
Posted By Jaguartvr
I think Chris's Z3gt dash would look good in a...

I think Chris's Z3gt dash would look good in a Kobra. One of the reasons these instruments are so expensive is the style, they need printing on the glass and separate sections inside. Kobra clocks...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th December 2021, 12:09
Replies: 29
Views: 1,961
Posted By Jaguartvr
The gauges aren't standard so they can be plug n...

The gauges aren't standard so they can be plug n play. Casamolino did the same thing a few years ago by cannibalising some old Veglia gauges and fitting the BMW internals in them but never had a...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th December 2021, 08:39
Replies: 29
Views: 1,961
Posted By Jaguartvr
Good point MrT, I think that was because all the...

Good point MrT, I think that was because all the earthing points started rusting as soon as they went out in the rain!

When the instruments first arrived they were all very dim, the same as the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 17th December 2021, 12:53
Replies: 29
Views: 1,961
Posted By Jaguartvr
Got the instruments in, the tails were all long...

Got the instruments in, the tails were all long enough but to make it easier the tails need to be longer. It would also help if the illumination to each instrument was in the plugs.
I couldn't get...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 14th December 2021, 15:22
Replies: 29
Views: 1,961
Posted By Jaguartvr
I have just got the instruments back from...

I have just got the instruments back from Grassbank, they were returned to have the loom extended as it was impossible to fit them with the supplied loom.
I was advised that they could be fitted...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 10th December 2021, 14:28
Replies: 0
Views: 175
Posted By Jaguartvr
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th November 2021, 08:58
Replies: 13
Views: 420
Posted By Jaguartvr
As it starts to play up when it gets warm I would...

As it starts to play up when it gets warm I would say it is the camshaft sensor.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th November 2021, 20:25
Replies: 83
Views: 6,759
Posted By Jaguartvr
You could always use the TVR trick Drill...

You could always use the TVR trick


Drill holes in the floor to aid drainage!

Not as stupid as it sounds, I have 5 z3's on the drive and they all have varying amounts of water in the front...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th November 2021, 12:50
Replies: 83
Views: 6,759
Posted By Jaguartvr
I know what you mean, BMW spent millions...

I know what you mean, BMW spent millions developing the interior and people rip it out and fit seats designed 70 years ago for an MGB. Sheer madness and nowhere near as comfortable, but they do look...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th November 2021, 16:04
Replies: 83
Views: 6,759
Posted By Jaguartvr
Grassbanks is doing a stainless steel grill...

Grassbanks is doing a stainless steel grill surround, I don't know how much but it won't be cheap. On the DNA's the stainless steel surrounf=d makes an amazing difference. Now you have spent all that...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 11th November 2021, 10:27
Replies: 83
Views: 6,759
Posted By Jaguartvr
I'm not familiar with Tru Wire. I had these made...

I'm not familiar with Tru Wire. I had these made in China, It was a bit of a leap of faith to spend so much money on something that could have been poor quality or even worse not fit due to my...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th November 2021, 09:34
Replies: 83
Views: 6,759
Posted By Jaguartvr
Hi Ian I imported 5 sets but they have all been...

Hi Ian
I imported 5 sets but they have all been sold but have another batch of 20 wheels and spinners that should be here by March, the lead time at the moment is 8 months! The last ones were £1500...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th November 2021, 19:39
Replies: 83
Views: 6,759
Posted By Jaguartvr
Chrome powder coated wired look very good and...

Chrome powder coated wired look very good and need no maintenance,
My chromes wires were given a couple of coats of polish when they were fitted about 4 years ago, it lives outside and all I have...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th November 2021, 14:02
Replies: 83
Views: 6,759
Posted By Jaguartvr
Very impressive, brave to paint a GRP car black...

Very impressive, brave to paint a GRP car black but it looks as if you have pulled it off.
Black makes a great background for chrome, Spursfanin a coupe had a pair of chrome door handles for sale...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 4th November 2021, 09:20
Replies: 29
Views: 1,961
Posted By Jaguartvr
That would be ideal but I wouldnt think the...

That would be ideal but I wouldnt think the sockets to enable you to extend the cable would be available. The extra labour to crimp and solder about 50 wires would I fear be too expensive. Shame...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 3rd November 2021, 12:35
Replies: 29
Views: 1,961
Posted By Jaguartvr
Small amount of progress but a few teething...

Small amount of progress but a few teething problems that were to be expected.
The instruments when viewed at night were too dim and the speedo and rev counter were fine at the top but too dark at...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th September 2021, 14:12
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By Jaguartvr
Badge it up as something that it's not, place it...

Badge it up as something that it's not, place it into a high profile auction that lists it worldwide and the buyer is surprised that a certain manufacturer gets upset and demands it is removed.
Come...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th September 2021, 13:57
Replies: 29
Views: 1,961
Posted By Jaguartvr
https://i.postimg.cc/Bvvz65p6/IMG-4800.jpg...

https://i.postimg.cc/Bvvz65p6/IMG-4800.jpg (https://postimg.cc/Js9xYk9V)

Plugged the instruments in and everything working. This has been a job that I was dreading having known how much work the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th September 2021, 12:38
Replies: 0
Views: 269
Posted By Jaguartvr
Door deadlocking solved!

The doors deadlocking on the Z3 has been a problem as with the new doorskin on you simply cannot open the car.
The remote can simply stop working, I have a spare and neither would work. The only way...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 17th September 2021, 15:14
Replies: 29
Views: 1,961
Posted By Jaguartvr
2 wires to solder On the white dash plug ...

2 wires to solder
On the white dash plug
red/yellow solder to new plug red/yellow
From blue dash plug
violet/yellow to grey new plug

I hate soldering but both plugs (with the dash out) will...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 14th September 2021, 15:37
Replies: 29
Views: 1,961
Posted By Jaguartvr
WOW Instruments have just arrived,...

WOW

Instruments have just arrived, beautifully packaged and presented.
Everything is clearly labelled and looks so professionally made. I have fitted ETB gauges but these are in a different...
Forum: General Build Chat 12th September 2021, 09:32
Replies: 26
Views: 2,656
Posted By Jaguartvr
I've messaged JG asking for some new members to...

I've messaged JG asking for some new members to be allowed to join but no reply to me or contact with the builders wanting to join.
There normally seems to be around 100 guests and 4or 5 members on...
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