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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th June 2021, 21:05
Replies: 12
Views: 1,413
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
Paint!

http://www.madabout-kitcars.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=90&pictureid=1840
Finally, in the booth!

http://www.madabout-kitcars.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=90&pictureid=1841
Ram/Jeep Red
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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th April 2021, 14:54
Replies: 12
Views: 1,413
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
Rear section bonded

A small update:

Rear body section is fully bonded to the chassis. Good, bad or indifferent, it will NEVER come off!

http://www.madabout-kitcars.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=90&pictureid=1822...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th April 2021, 14:40
Replies: 12
Views: 1,413
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
I believe 1 of 2 MX250's in the States, I think...

I believe 1 of 2 MX250's in the States, I think there's another 2 SWB 250's over here before Ferrari ruined our fun. I also have a Tribute D type...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th March 2021, 13:31
Replies: 250
Views: 42,781
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
Outstanding!

Outstanding!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd March 2021, 15:34
Replies: 12
Views: 1,413
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
It's final color will be Dodge/Ram pick up Red....

It's final color will be Dodge/Ram pick up Red. With the price of paint today, I got a gallon for free. I wanted Alfa Red, but at $150 a quart, free is better!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 19th March 2021, 19:40
Replies: 12
Views: 1,413
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
Update 3/19/21

Progress...

http://www.madabout-kitcars.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=90&pictureid=1809

Front hood hinges, took a bit of fiddling with, but beginning to come together.
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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th January 2021, 22:30
Replies: 12
Views: 1,413
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
Update 1-13-21

Back in the Auto shop...

Time for some new coil overs...

https://www.yonaka.com/Suspension_Mazda_Miata_MX_5_1989_98_p/ymtc2006.htm
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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 4th January 2021, 16:35
Replies: 4
Views: 1,330
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
I like it but wonder about the bumpers. Metal and...

I like it but wonder about the bumpers. Metal and chrome can add up quickly and almost equal the cost of the kit.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 19th December 2020, 21:36
Replies: 12
Views: 1,413
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
http://www.madabout-kitcars.com/forum/picture.php?...

http://www.madabout-kitcars.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=90&pictureid=1746

This is the present state the the build. Just fit the wheels to make sure of fitament.
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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 19th December 2020, 21:03
Replies: 12
Views: 1,413
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
US MX250 build

I wanted to update and recap my MX250 build. Iím a teacher at a local Career and Technical high school, and Iíve been using it as a project for the students to work on. Unfortunately, it was in...
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 4th December 2020, 15:04
Replies: 15
Views: 2,303
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
I guess not :icon_biggrin: Is that English...

I guess not :icon_biggrin:

Is that English Pounds or Euros? :icon_cool:
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 3rd December 2020, 16:36
Replies: 15
Views: 2,303
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
This has real possibilities. A LOCOST frame and a...

This has real possibilities. A LOCOST frame and a that body!

Price?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 17th November 2020, 18:15
Replies: 31
Views: 8,494
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
Long overdue update...

I purchased a 4 post lift to add parking space and make my build easier. The Cobra will be stored off site and I'll be able to move the "D" up and down to access the build better.
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 5th November 2020, 14:07
Replies: 31
Views: 8,494
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
:icon_sad: With the lost of Photobucket, Iím...

:icon_sad: With the lost of Photobucket, Iím struggling to find a good place to host my photos. Any better solution out there?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 4th November 2020, 15:05
Replies: 31
Views: 8,494
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
Update...

Sort of a lame excuse of an update, but I have been working on it.

Dash is "in"

https://thumbnails-photos.amazon.com/v1/thumbnail/WNzSZ488TzS6QzlukLjpjg?viewBox=757%2C568&ownerId=A2VAFLJ0V77V2H...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 4th November 2020, 14:44
Replies: 582
Views: 107,716
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
Great looking build!

Great looking build!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 3rd April 2020, 14:50
Replies: 31
Views: 8,494
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
Sheís a runner!

Sorry for the delayed updates on this build. I’m a big fan of posting photo on my build and since photobucket decided to lock down my pictures, it’s been to much of a pita to post properly. I’m try...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 14th February 2020, 00:18
Replies: 3
Views: 1,496
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
I wasnít going to put F-badges on mine, I may...

I wasnít going to put F-badges on mine, I may just rethink that with all this BS going on...😡
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 14th November 2019, 14:36
Replies: 14
Views: 2,873
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
Why?

Why?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 29th June 2018, 01:15
Replies: 4
Views: 1,152
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
Possible Wheels for MX-250C

Kicking a few ideas for wheels for my MX-250 build. Without a doubt they need to fill up the wheel wells. Iím shooting for that old school, staggered, deep dish look. The wheels Iím thinking about...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st April 2018, 10:50
Replies: 218
Views: 37,193
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
Cool! We can have our own Tribute Automotive New...

Cool! We can have our own Tribute Automotive New England meet. Maybe even in Doset, Vermont... :nod:
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th April 2018, 14:49
Replies: 5
Views: 1,402
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
First steps...

I work a Career and Technical High School, I'm having one of the programs I work with awake the Miata from its slumber. They reinstalled the radiator and hooked up a battery and she fired right up.
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th April 2018, 17:37
Replies: 5
Views: 1,402
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
US MX250 build

Back story, last year I imported two Tribute kits to the US. I planned on fitting the D-type body to a Factory Five Racing Cobra frame first, but the perfect donor popped up in my Facebook feed and...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st March 2018, 17:28
Replies: 29
Views: 4,588
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
I think Shelby found out how hard it is to claim...

I think Shelby found out how hard it is to claim trade dress of a 60's inspired open air sports car. He was able to hit replica builders for badging and naming only. An oval shaped grill is not trade...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 16th March 2018, 15:30
Replies: 31
Views: 8,494
Posted By UpstateCobraGuy
Build on hold until the kitchen is done...

Sorry guys,

I'm in the closing stages of a kitchen/bath/laundry room remodel. I've been hard at work keeping the wife happy.:nono:

I did rebuild the Ford 8.8 rear end with 4.10 gears, so that...
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