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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 24th June 2022, 17:23
Replies: 13
Views: 3,429
Posted By Jaguartvr
Article in DM today about a 507 that has been...

Article in DM today about a 507 that has been untouched for 40 years. Great pictures showing interior and all the small details.

...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 20th April 2022, 11:56
Replies: 534
Views: 127,069
Posted By Jaguartvr
If the car is tax and MOT exempt you can apply on...

If the car is tax and MOT exempt you can apply on line.
I have 2 cars that are tax and mot exempt, they are not currently insured but I was able to tax them both online even though they were not...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 19th April 2022, 06:50
Replies: 2
Views: 612
Posted By Jaguartvr
Needs a good build thread to get interest going,...

Needs a good build thread to get interest going, build threads on facebook are not worth looking at as they are impossible to follow and just don't contain the same amount of help and advice to...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th March 2022, 13:12
Replies: 182
Views: 43,433
Posted By Jaguartvr
If you choose a 6" wide wheel it fits without...

If you choose a 6" wide wheel it fits without having to modify the track, ok you don't get 1/2" of rim showing at the edge but it is so much easier to fit and the wheels are much cheaper too. I...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 11th March 2022, 07:56
Replies: 182
Views: 43,433
Posted By Jaguartvr
I personally wouldn't bother with the handbrake...

I personally wouldn't bother with the handbrake conversion. It is expensive and I can see it being a pain to fit. 99.9% of people wouldn't even notice it.
The rear screen is expensive but transforms...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 5th February 2022, 14:55
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By Jaguartvr
I hate to mention this but if you are going...

I hate to mention this but if you are going rallying in Venice.................you might be better off buying a boat:icon_lol:
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th January 2022, 16:59
Replies: 30
Views: 3,446
Posted By Jaguartvr
Instrument update

Well it's been over 6 months since I ordered my instruments, I knew that they were one of the first sets so would have some teething problems but I think 6 months is enough. The repaired instruments...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th January 2022, 13:34
Replies: 2
Views: 682
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, 16:07
Replies: 30
Views: 1,278
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, 08:43
Replies: 3
Views: 638
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, 08:48
Replies: 30
Views: 3,446
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, 11:09
Replies: 30
Views: 3,446
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, 07:39
Replies: 30
Views: 3,446
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, 11:53
Replies: 30
Views: 3,446
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, 14:22
Replies: 30
Views: 3,446
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, 13:28
Replies: 0
Views: 309
Posted By Jaguartvr
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th November 2021, 07:58
Replies: 13
Views: 866
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, 19:25
Replies: 83
Views: 9,651
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, 11:50
Replies: 83
Views: 9,651
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, 15:04
Replies: 83
Views: 9,651
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, 09:27
Replies: 83
Views: 9,651
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, 08:34
Replies: 83
Views: 9,651
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, 18:39
Replies: 83
Views: 9,651
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, 13:02
Replies: 83
Views: 9,651
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, 08:20
Replies: 30
Views: 3,446
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...
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