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Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 28th November 2021, 14:50
Replies: 5
Views: 176
Posted By IanA
My own story- always wanted one but couldn't...

My own story- always wanted one but couldn't afford the real thing!!!
MOTed my Z300S Barchetta for the 7th time yesterday.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th November 2021, 11:43
Replies: 9
Views: 110
Posted By IanA
My scanner of choice is a Creator C110 with a...

My scanner of choice is a Creator C110 with a "pacman" 20 pin adapter. The later C120 (in colour!) doesn't cost much more. They are BMW/Mini specific devices. I have a "universal" cheapie scanner...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th November 2021, 11:37
Replies: 83
Views: 5,996
Posted By IanA
A mate at uni had an Austin 1100 with a Fred...

A mate at uni had an Austin 1100 with a Fred Flintstone floor.
In the Z300S I ran a fan heater and dehumidifier in the passenger footwell for about a week and got 400ml out which I thought wasn't...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th November 2021, 20:02
Replies: 9
Views: 110
Posted By IanA
If it's emissions, that sounds like the MAF. I...

If it's emissions, that sounds like the MAF. I diagnosed a duff one today by swapping in a known good one. That's an advantage of having 2 Z3s to play with.
Do you have a water leak that is spraying...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th November 2021, 13:15
Replies: 83
Views: 5,996
Posted By IanA
No problem. I had some cobra style seats made for...

No problem. I had some cobra style seats made for the Z300S- custom leather/colour and all. I need a round tuit in order to fit them. I've just taken the passenger seat out to dry the undercarpet...
Forum: Bertini Builds 25th November 2021, 16:38
Replies: 4
Views: 5,552
Posted By IanA
There were 4 at Stoneleigh (with space for a...

There were 4 at Stoneleigh (with space for a 5th?).
I didn't know that many had been built...

https://i.postimg.cc/1nL4yHPv/DSCF2583.jpg (https://postimg.cc/1nL4yHPv)
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th November 2021, 16:57
Replies: 83
Views: 5,996
Posted By IanA
Now that I have spent all my money on the paint...

Now that I have spent all my money on the paint it will stay as it is for a while.
I particularly enjoy the interior as it is. I've never planned but to keep it standard.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th November 2021, 12:40
Replies: 83
Views: 5,996
Posted By IanA
New appearance, new identity: ...

New appearance, new identity:
https://i.postimg.cc/k25ZRjFw/DSCF1989b.jpg (https://postimg.cc/k25ZRjFw)

https://i.postimg.cc/62C1xFt6/DSCF1992a.jpg (https://postimg.cc/62C1xFt6)
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th November 2021, 19:51
Replies: 83
Views: 5,996
Posted By IanA
Sounds like my kind of finish- local supplier?

Sounds like my kind of finish- local supplier?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th November 2021, 17:41
Replies: 83
Views: 5,996
Posted By IanA
It's a D250 Diesel, built at the Jowett factory....

It's a D250 Diesel, built at the Jowett factory. Are you off to the Newark Vintage Tractor and Heritage Show on November 13 and 14??? 900 tractors expected!!!
It'll be there.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th November 2021, 17:36
Replies: 83
Views: 5,996
Posted By IanA
Yes Jag, my man did a super job. You were right...

Yes Jag, my man did a super job. You were right about the benefits of a pro job. The chrome outer door trim tabs broke up whilst I was refitting them...
Chrome wires would take more...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 8th November 2021, 19:42
Replies: 83
Views: 5,996
Posted By IanA
Thanks. Yes it's a nice job and I'm very pleased...

Thanks. Yes it's a nice job and I'm very pleased with it.
The tractor in the other pic is painted to the same standard and wins prizes!!!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 8th November 2021, 17:46
Replies: 83
Views: 5,996
Posted By IanA
The expensive bit.

Fettled just enough to get it home in the rain.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 1st November 2021, 15:25
Replies: 83
Views: 5,996
Posted By IanA
Professionally prepared, primered and awaiting...

Professionally prepared, primered and awaiting top coat.
Apparently my trial aerosol gloss on the lower edges of the doors was a waste- it all had to come off.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 31st October 2021, 18:28
Replies: 83
Views: 5,996
Posted By IanA
Unfettled and ready for paint.

Unfettled and ready for paint.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th September 2021, 10:33
Replies: 298
Views: 94,067
Posted By IanA
Later examination showed a broken wire inside the...

Later examination showed a broken wire inside the rubber boot on the sensor plug. That's now fixed.
The pic shows yesterday's ZRoadster get together in Newbury. Mine was the only Tribute present but...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 14th September 2021, 08:08
Replies: 298
Views: 94,067
Posted By IanA
Further comment on ZRoadster has pointed to known...

Further comment on ZRoadster has pointed to known failures caused by oil or water contamination.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 14th September 2021, 08:04
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By IanA
See an original here: ...

See an original here:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-58537844

I have the same qualms about the wide Z3 track on my Tributes!!!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th September 2021, 08:47
Replies: 298
Views: 94,067
Posted By IanA
Some of us are on the ZRoadster forum but I'm...

Some of us are on the ZRoadster forum but I'm posting this here for those who are not.
I've been having intermittent starting problems. It was even dollied home by an AA man when it failed after an...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th September 2021, 08:43
Replies: 12
Views: 1,081
Posted By IanA
Looking good. Taking a lesson from Jag's...

Looking good.
Taking a lesson from Jag's experience (and others), don't embark on a panel swap build without checking out the underlying car for known issues.
I know that relying on a recent...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 5th September 2021, 10:58
Replies: 47
Views: 6,306
Posted By IanA
TBH, I was surprised at how little of the site...

TBH, I was surprised at how little of the site had been taken by the HS2 route. The area behind the big blue fence is so far untouched. Cancellation of the project (I know) would only leave the new...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th August 2021, 12:02
Replies: 47
Views: 6,306
Posted By IanA
I counted 5 Tribute cars in all and they were...

I counted 5 Tribute cars in all and they were attracting interest. The main problem seems to be that the showground management weren't bothering to make the show viable. Presumably the high price of...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 1st August 2021, 00:04
Replies: 12
Views: 1,081
Posted By IanA
That's a nicely integrated design, Theo. With my...

That's a nicely integrated design, Theo. With my Z300S I am a fan of the front already. As for the rear- the windows side and rear look great. Will it have a removable targa roof panel?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th July 2021, 14:37
Replies: 83
Views: 5,996
Posted By IanA
That silencer I removed weighs 12.5kg. The one...

That silencer I removed weighs 12.5kg. The one from my 2.8 weighs slightly less...Neither cars have the anti-resonance weights. I have had them on other convertibles, presumably to damp body...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 29th July 2021, 14:59
Replies: 83
Views: 5,996
Posted By IanA
Exhausting?

Another piece in the appearance jigsaw.
I assembled this from the parts and got it TIGed locally by an absolute ace. Needed a slight tweak to get it to the right position laterally but all on now....
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