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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th November 2021, 08:58
Replies: 9
Views: 119
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: 6,115
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: 6,115
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: 6,115
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: 6,115
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: 6,115
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: 6,115
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: 6,115
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: 16
Views: 1,161
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: 16
Views: 1,161
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: 581
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: 16
Views: 1,161
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: 215
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: 16
Views: 1,161
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: 16
Views: 1,161
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: 2,191
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...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 29th August 2021, 16:47
Replies: 522
Views: 115,064
Posted By Jaguartvr
Looks great, boiler suit and flat cap are a great...

Looks great, boiler suit and flat cap are a great addition but think you should invest in a pipe and cravat.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 29th August 2021, 11:49
Replies: 47
Views: 6,360
Posted By Jaguartvr
The last time I went I was aiming to stock up on...

The last time I went I was aiming to stock up on some tools and consumables, however, everything up there was exactly the same that is on offer on eBay except that it was all considerably more...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 22nd August 2021, 09:51
Replies: 154
Views: 22,514
Posted By Jaguartvr
When selling on eBay, list it in the "Kit Car"...

When selling on eBay, list it in the "Kit Car" section. It is normally only 2 pages so isn't much to look through.
When you have to start looking through "Classic Cars" and "Other Cars" the list...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th August 2021, 13:03
Replies: 16
Views: 1,161
Posted By Jaguartvr
A few pictures of the loosley positioned...

A few pictures of the loosley positioned dahboard, it needs to be leather covered.https://i.postimg.cc/vZ1MxHh8/dash.jpg (https://postimg.cc/zy149N44)
The dash is partly held in position by the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th August 2021, 09:18
Replies: 16
Views: 1,161
Posted By Jaguartvr
First picture of my instruments ...

First picture of my instruments
https://i.postimg.cc/cJDhn0Lh/PHOTO-2021-08-17-14-20-31.jpg (https://postimg.cc/XZC9MMFB)
Very pleased they look great and can't wait to get my hands on them.
One...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 18th August 2021, 12:00
Replies: 154
Views: 22,514
Posted By Jaguartvr
Looks very nice, the paintwork looks superb. It...

Looks very nice, the paintwork looks superb.
It is however crying out for the perspex headlight covers and trims.
Good luck with the sale.
I wouldn't go with the classic car auction site, eBay is...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 15th August 2021, 07:24
Replies: 12
Views: 1,110
Posted By Jaguartvr
It does look good but I think the donor choice is...

It does look good but I think the donor choice is wrong.
My daughter's MK2.5 2003 vintage which is about as new as they get has finally succumbed to the dreaded tin worm. I knew the rear sills...
Forum: General Build Chat 13th August 2021, 12:30
Replies: 26
Views: 2,191
Posted By Jaguartvr
Thumbs up :thumb:

:thumb:
Forum: General Build Chat 13th August 2021, 09:39
Replies: 26
Views: 2,191
Posted By Jaguartvr
4 different people on the facebook Tribute forum...

4 different people on the facebook Tribute forum complaining that they can't join the madabout forum and have given up. I wonder how many others have done the same?
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