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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 19th November 2022, 21:45
Replies: 305
Views: 114,406
Posted By WorldClassAccident
To do a professional job, there are a few more...

To do a professional job, there are a few more things to consider. There's cooling for various components and the small matter of balancing the cells if using Li-Ion batteries. Smooth speed control...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 19th November 2022, 07:26
Replies: 305
Views: 114,406
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Slight hijack - back to the electric Z300S, Tom...

Slight hijack - back to the electric Z300S, Tom has been in contact about his build. He is pretty advanced and was asking about the boot fitting. The mix of motor, battery etc don't, IMHO, make it a...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th October 2022, 22:59
Replies: 0
Views: 121
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Changing the throttle cable - Easy and lovely result

Just made a How To video as I was amazed how easy it was and what a difference it made to the driveability. My throttle response wasn't bad but there was one slight sticky bit on the pedal travel...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th October 2022, 22:41
Replies: 0
Views: 165
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Refilling transmission Oil etc

I have just changed the transmission oil on my auto box and this tool is WAY better than the silly syringe style thing I had that sprayed fluid everywhere and then split pissing 1/2 a litre of...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 2nd October 2022, 09:15
Replies: 1
Views: 213
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Check twice, order once. Bugger

Yeah, my fault as I should have double checked before removing the transmission sump but having waited 3 weeks for tit to arrive I was over-eager. Now sat on axle stands with an drained gearbox and...
Forum: Bodywork 23rd September 2022, 19:13
Replies: 13
Views: 871
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Agreed about the panel gaps. I had considered...

Agreed about the panel gaps. I had considered those but didn't want to over explain my first description.

The door is the only panel that will be skinned over rather than remade. For this a...
Forum: Bodywork 22nd September 2022, 21:55
Replies: 13
Views: 871
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Thanks Paul, helpful. My thinking with the...

Thanks Paul, helpful.

My thinking with the oversize/undersize issue is that If I make the former to match exactly witht he door panels and then add CF the panels will be Xmm to big, as you say,...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th September 2022, 23:10
Replies: 20
Views: 946
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Oh, posted this on the bodywork thread as well to...

Oh, posted this on the bodywork thread as well to show it won't look like a Panamera with its ugly roof bulge and fat arse
https://i.postimg.cc/50JnD6WZ/panamera-vs-ds911.png
Forum: Bodywork 20th September 2022, 21:51
Replies: 13
Views: 871
Posted By WorldClassAccident
The Panamera is considerably larger and has the...

The Panamera is considerably larger and has the awkward bulging roof line to allow passengers. Those renders are just what I could find online so not the exact thing I have in mind but as the image...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th September 2022, 21:19
Replies: 20
Views: 946
Posted By WorldClassAccident
All I need to do then is glue together some...

All I need to do then is glue together some polystyrene roof insulation, carve and sand to shape making sure it is perfectly symmetrical and matches a design that doesn't exist outside my mind. Then...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th September 2022, 21:15
Replies: 20
Views: 946
Posted By WorldClassAccident
https://www.autotrader.co.uk/car-search?sort=price...

https://www.autotrader.co.uk/car-search?sort=price-asc&postcode=so165lg&radius=1500&make=Porsche&model=911&aggregatedTrim=996%20Carrera%202&include-delivery-option=on&price-to=20000&year-to=2022&maxim...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th September 2022, 21:14
Replies: 20
Views: 946
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Weird - it keeps truncating my posting if I type...

Weird - it keeps truncating my posting if I type in numbers twenty and then the letter K preceded by the pound sign
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th September 2022, 21:13
Replies: 20
Views: 946
Posted By WorldClassAccident
There are a whole stack of possible donors out...

There are a whole stack of possible donors out there. This is just those on Autotrader now at less than
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th September 2022, 17:45
Replies: 20
Views: 946
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Tried a Panamera and it seemed big, cumbersome...

Tried a Panamera and it seemed big, cumbersome and a bit dull - apart from the Turbo which was a giggle on full gas.

Okay, this is mostly for the challenge of an interesting project but a Carrera...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 19th September 2022, 18:17
Replies: 20
Views: 946
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Typos in my advert are cut and paste from the...

Typos in my advert are cut and paste from the magazine articles :-)
A couple of renderings I have found that are sort of like my idea for the DS911 are okay as a guide I guess. ...
Forum: Bodywork 19th September 2022, 15:09
Replies: 13
Views: 871
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Because Covin's are not great cars?

Because Covin's are not great cars?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th September 2022, 21:48
Replies: 20
Views: 946
Posted By WorldClassAccident
I remember the first time I saw that. I could...

I remember the first time I saw that.
I could never work out how the audio related to the video..
It didn't help that my physics teacher used it to show the class the difference between reality...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 17th September 2022, 07:28
Replies: 20
Views: 946
Posted By WorldClassAccident
[I'm in a gutless Fiat rental car & Hire car...

[I'm in a gutless Fiat rental car
&
Hire car is broken,

Probably not broken, they all feel like that or if it is more exciting then add photos :-)

Hope it doesn't spoil the holiday
Forum: Bodywork 15th September 2022, 17:31
Replies: 13
Views: 871
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Thanks - I will definitely check once I know what...

Thanks - I will definitely check once I know what I will be using for the bodywork
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 15th September 2022, 10:57
Replies: 20
Views: 946
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Road trip :...

Road trip : http://www.madabout-kitcars.com/forum/showthread.php?t=7524

Great fun!
Forum: Bodywork 14th September 2022, 21:44
Replies: 13
Views: 871
Posted By WorldClassAccident
The polystyrene foam to form a former which you...

The polystyrene foam to form a former which you sand and lay over is what they show in the video. Get the sape right, lay the cloth and once it has hardened cut away the polystyrene to get the...
Forum: Bodywork 13th September 2022, 19:24
Replies: 13
Views: 871
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Anyone built their own bodywork without a mould?

I was thinking of getting something like this
https://i.postimg.cc/zXt5RZTf/911-bare-front.png

and making something like this
https://i.postimg.cc/cCdg6ywm/DS911.jpg

Using this guys technique...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th September 2022, 19:10
Replies: 20
Views: 946
Posted By WorldClassAccident
There are few of those around already but I like...

There are few of those around already but I like my template. This is up for sale too
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th September 2022, 15:33
Replies: 20
Views: 946
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Sad day for me

I need to fund the next project*

https://nclarksouthampton.wixsite.com/z300s


Any recommendation for good sales sites for this car at that price?

*Imagine a Porsche 911 running up the arse...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th September 2022, 12:22
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By WorldClassAccident
France. Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Austria &...

France. Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Austria & Italy were all in sunshine. Amazing weather for an amazing week!
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