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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th November 2021, 11:15
Replies: 9
Views: 114
Posted By WorldClassAccident
I am okay for now casamolino but may take you up...

I am okay for now casamolino but may take you up on it if mine doesn't help
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th November 2021, 09:42
Replies: 9
Views: 114
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Decide to replace the 2.99 ODBC reader I bought...

Decide to replace the 2.99 ODBC reader I bought years ago which basically just read and turned off the service light but wanted something that wasn't specific to the BMW round connector so bought...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th November 2021, 09:08
Replies: 9
Views: 114
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Could make sense, it does seem to me to be...

Could make sense, it does seem to me to be something triggered by a sensor rather than an underlying mechanical fault. It can be challenging to track exactly which sensor.
Suggestions on testing...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th November 2021, 22:20
Replies: 83
Views: 6,040
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Surely to go authentic Italian the holes should...

Surely to go authentic Italian the holes should be jagged and rusty rather than neat and drilled?

I remember a friend sticking his foot through the floor of a fiat 127 when he slipped from...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th November 2021, 22:12
Replies: 9
Views: 114
Posted By WorldClassAccident
I suspected an air leak initially but am now...

I suspected an air leak initially but am now fairly sure it is not that. The car runs absolutely fine when cold, and even when initially warming up. It idles smoothly and revs freely. I would expect...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th November 2021, 09:19
Replies: 9
Views: 114
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Misfiring when warm - why?

I stuck new coil packs and plugs in the car a few months back and everything was running fine. when I fired it up on the driveway.

I haven't been using it much due to various reasons but took it...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th November 2021, 09:12
Replies: 83
Views: 6,040
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Looks great Ian! Glad my second bonnet went...

Looks great Ian!

Glad my second bonnet went to a good home.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 7th August 2021, 18:07
Replies: 0
Views: 297
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Ferrari California in Beulieu Garage?

Saw it behind the plate glass as I drove past, looked closer and it is full badged and prancing horses galore but it doesn't appear on their stock list and had no prices or information displayed.
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 28th July 2021, 16:57
Replies: 22
Views: 1,190
Posted By WorldClassAccident
You can see the problems with hoses etc in this...

You can see the problems with hoses etc in this clip : https://youtu.be/hhiwKotz8c4
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 28th July 2021, 15:52
Replies: 22
Views: 1,190
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Definitely a bodge but unfortunately BMW never...

Definitely a bodge but unfortunately BMW never made an OEM pipe that connected a 2.8 engine to a 2.5 Inlet manifold, hence the need to bodge.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th July 2021, 22:41
Replies: 22
Views: 1,190
Posted By WorldClassAccident
It ain't pretty but it works with the MAF...

It ain't pretty but it works with the MAF connected now.

https://i.postimg.cc/vm2NYn4g/Air-Filter.jpg
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th July 2021, 22:54
Replies: 47
Views: 6,328
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Yes - I got the stuff through. We will have a...

Yes - I got the stuff through. We will have a slot. I meant to sort it and post details at the weekend but started rum cocktails at 3pm Friday and have just woken up.
Updates probably during this...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd July 2021, 11:59
Replies: 22
Views: 1,190
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Look in the picture. There is a tin of it. I am...

Look in the picture. There is a tin of it. I am using the innertube to re-enforce the bond, almost like a puncture repair kit. The challenge is that the gaffer taped on that originally worked is two...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd July 2021, 11:22
Replies: 22
Views: 1,190
Posted By WorldClassAccident
I got bored of the 3D printer and sold it. It...

I got bored of the 3D printer and sold it. It took too long to produce anything useful and it was easier to get a proper 3D printing company to do stuff. It would have taken about 40-50 hours to...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd July 2021, 10:19
Replies: 22
Views: 1,190
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Screwdriver is there to show the split. ...

Screwdriver is there to show the split.

Standard BMW parts do not fit because it is a 2.5 intake manifold on a 2.8 head and the hoses are different. Hence the gaffer taped version that has died....
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 22nd July 2021, 12:22
Replies: 22
Views: 1,190
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Found the leak and now just need to fashion a...

Found the leak and now just need to fashion a repair

https://i.postimg.cc/vZPtNRfc/IMG-20210722-121929.jpg
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 11th July 2021, 17:41
Replies: 22
Views: 1,190
Posted By WorldClassAccident
I added a spare zip tie a couple of years ago to...

I added a spare zip tie a couple of years ago to keepo the LeMans fix up to spec, don't worry...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 11th July 2021, 10:03
Replies: 22
Views: 1,190
Posted By WorldClassAccident
It is hard to tell whether it was gradual or...

It is hard to tell whether it was gradual or sudden as I don't normally use it for stop, start journeys. I remember it being a bit spluttery on start up a while back and I can remember one time it...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th July 2021, 09:39
Replies: 22
Views: 1,190
Posted By WorldClassAccident
No engine lights. Air intake is my guess. I have...

No engine lights. Air intake is my guess. I have a butchered set of pipes where I fitted a 2.5 intake to a 2.8 engine to get better breathing.

i just wanted to check if there was anything else...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th July 2021, 19:11
Replies: 22
Views: 1,190
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Car struggling to start and running rough when warm

I drove the Z300S for the first time in several weeks. Everything was fine until after parking outside the shop I went to start and drive away. It didn't start easy with plenty of churning before it...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th July 2021, 19:06
Replies: 16
Views: 1,150
Posted By WorldClassAccident
I got my Z300S out of paint about a week before...

I got my Z300S out of paint about a week before the Stoneleigh show one year and one the drive back a woman drove pulled out of a side road and cracked the rear section. I was stationary with the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th March 2021, 09:27
Replies: 47
Views: 6,328
Posted By WorldClassAccident
I haven't received any of the usual paper work...

I haven't received any of the usual paper work for the club pitch yet
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th February 2021, 21:50
Replies: 3
Views: 863
Posted By WorldClassAccident
29 side glass on order. Now to google fitting it.

29 side glass on order. Now to google fitting it.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th February 2021, 16:51
Replies: 3
Views: 863
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Oh bugger - how easy to fix?

i am sure I should come up with a clever story about this but I just tried to close the roof with a fake handle sticking out over the window. Made a nice po when it went.

How easy to replace or do...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 24th January 2021, 13:50
Replies: 298
Views: 94,194
Posted By WorldClassAccident
I got a kick from an electric fence when I tried...

I got a kick from an electric fence when I tried to fry a grass hopper. I learned that the current went straight through the grass hooper AND me before earthing. It was a learning experience I still...
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