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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 7th August 2021, 17:07
Replies: 0
Views: 128
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, 15:57
Replies: 22
Views: 686
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, 14:52
Replies: 22
Views: 686
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, 21:41
Replies: 22
Views: 686
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, 21:54
Replies: 47
Views: 5,316
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, 10:59
Replies: 22
Views: 686
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, 10:22
Replies: 22
Views: 686
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, 09:19
Replies: 22
Views: 686
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, 11:22
Replies: 22
Views: 686
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, 16:41
Replies: 22
Views: 686
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, 09:03
Replies: 22
Views: 686
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, 08:39
Replies: 22
Views: 686
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, 18:11
Replies: 22
Views: 686
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, 18:06
Replies: 16
Views: 816
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, 08:27
Replies: 47
Views: 5,316
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, 20:50
Replies: 3
Views: 733
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, 15:51
Replies: 3
Views: 733
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, 12:50
Replies: 297
Views: 89,390
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...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 22nd January 2021, 11:51
Replies: 297
Views: 89,390
Posted By WorldClassAccident
If you think of electric flow like a river ...

If you think of electric flow like a river

Volts = How fast the water is flowing
Amps = How much water is flowing past
Power = How hard it is to walk across
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th January 2021, 22:01
Replies: 297
Views: 89,390
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Just be grateful your intake rubbers are...

Just be grateful your intake rubbers are standard. I had to 'join' some 2.8 intakes with some 2.5 intakes when I changed the intake system to get better breathing and more power.

Jubilee clips,...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 11th December 2020, 11:15
Replies: 5
Views: 1,031
Posted By WorldClassAccident
And so can I now. I know that you are not the...

And so can I now. I know that you are not the only person who is thinking about pick'n'mix front and rears.

I have been approached about selling my SWB bonnet as it is a modified special to fit to...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th December 2020, 16:55
Replies: 5
Views: 1,031
Posted By WorldClassAccident
Something wrong with my photo host - there should...

Something wrong with my photo host - there should be the same car but with a SWB nose shown below
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th December 2020, 16:52
Replies: 5
Views: 1,031
Posted By WorldClassAccident
You can't go sticking the front end of one car...

You can't go sticking the front end of one car onto the back end of another can you?

https://i.postimg.cc/1RKTvJYz/mg-4088wtif-24518673311-o.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/V6M6GT8X/swb.jpg
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 11th November 2020, 09:35
Replies: 8
Views: 1,454
Posted By WorldClassAccident
I shared to the Unusual Cars group and it seems...

I shared to the Unusual Cars group and it seems popular there too :...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 11th November 2020, 09:22
Replies: 8
Views: 1,454
Posted By WorldClassAccident
https://www.facebook.com/TributeAutomotive/photos/...

https://www.facebook.com/TributeAutomotive/photos/pcb.3331060456991226/3331059730324632/
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