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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th January 2022, 10:35
Replies: 30
Views: 656
Posted By IanA
It may go back to having owned one of these a few...

It may go back to having owned one of these a few years ago:
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th January 2022, 10:30
Replies: 30
Views: 656
Posted By IanA
You don't need one, rational reason that is. I...

You don't need one, rational reason that is.
I got one after I'd answered the question- "What car would I LIKE to drive?"
Just remember to check for biscotti front suspension mounts.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th January 2022, 08:46
Replies: 30
Views: 656
Posted By IanA
Pistonheads has done a series of Brave Pill...

Pistonheads has done a series of Brave Pill features on Bentley Continentals:

https://www.pistonheads.com/news/ph-spottedykywt/Bentley%20Continental%20GT%20%7C%20The%20Brave%20Pill/42962

The...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 8th January 2022, 09:00
Replies: 30
Views: 656
Posted By IanA
So- nothing ostentatious then. Are you able to...

So- nothing ostentatious then. Are you able to play football now?
Good choice for the run down to Antibes.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 5th January 2022, 08:22
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By IanA
There was a good selection of classic and...

There was a good selection of classic and interesting vehicles in Hartley Wintney at the Phoenix Inn on the A30 on New Years Day 2022. Put it in your diary for next year.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st December 2021, 22:51
Replies: 29
Views: 1,965
Posted By IanA
Good luck with that. The first thing I look for...

Good luck with that. The first thing I look for in a Cobra replica is the 3-2-1 layout on the centre dash area.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th December 2021, 20:25
Replies: 13
Views: 424
Posted By IanA
My commute to work on the B road route used to be...

My commute to work on the B road route used to be like that. Rather more oncoming traffic made it interesting as well.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th December 2021, 13:54
Replies: 53
Views: 7,033
Posted By IanA
Go anyway!!! The number of manufacturers and...

Go anyway!!!
The number of manufacturers and accessory stands was way down compared to previous years but I found the 2021 show to have a wider range of interesting vehicles than ever before.
I...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 10th December 2021, 13:08
Replies: 13
Views: 424
Posted By IanA
...and the problem was???

...and the problem was???
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 8th December 2021, 19:47
Replies: 7
Views: 686
Posted By IanA
Looks like a Triumph Herald chassis required-...

Looks like a Triumph Herald chassis required- wheelbase is only 10mm longer than the 300S.

Or an MX-5 at +20mm.
Forum: Bodywork 8th December 2021, 19:35
Replies: 12
Views: 769
Posted By IanA
The Tribute guys could probably take a splash...

The Tribute guys could probably take a splash mould of the existing hood and then lay up a basic shape for you. Reinforce it with f/g rope as required.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 8th December 2021, 19:30
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By IanA
Good luck with that. Beware the biscotti...

Good luck with that. Beware the biscotti suspension mounts on the new motor!!!
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 28th November 2021, 14:50
Replies: 7
Views: 686
Posted By IanA
My own story- always wanted one but couldn't...

My own story- always wanted one but couldn't afford the real thing!!!
MOTed my Z300S Barchetta for the 7th time yesterday.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th November 2021, 11:43
Replies: 13
Views: 424
Posted By IanA
My scanner of choice is a Creator C110 with a...

My scanner of choice is a Creator C110 with a "pacman" 20 pin adapter. The later C120 (in colour!) doesn't cost much more. They are BMW/Mini specific devices. I have a "universal" cheapie scanner...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 27th November 2021, 11:37
Replies: 83
Views: 6,770
Posted By IanA
A mate at uni had an Austin 1100 with a Fred...

A mate at uni had an Austin 1100 with a Fred Flintstone floor.
In the Z300S I ran a fan heater and dehumidifier in the passenger footwell for about a week and got 400ml out which I thought wasn't...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th November 2021, 20:02
Replies: 13
Views: 424
Posted By IanA
If it's emissions, that sounds like the MAF. I...

If it's emissions, that sounds like the MAF. I diagnosed a duff one today by swapping in a known good one. That's an advantage of having 2 Z3s to play with.
Do you have a water leak that is spraying...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 26th November 2021, 13:15
Replies: 83
Views: 6,770
Posted By IanA
No problem. I had some cobra style seats made for...

No problem. I had some cobra style seats made for the Z300S- custom leather/colour and all. I need a round tuit in order to fit them. I've just taken the passenger seat out to dry the undercarpet...
Forum: Bertini Builds 25th November 2021, 16:38
Replies: 4
Views: 5,953
Posted By IanA
There were 4 at Stoneleigh (with space for a...

There were 4 at Stoneleigh (with space for a 5th?).
I didn't know that many had been built...

https://i.postimg.cc/1nL4yHPv/DSCF2583.jpg (https://postimg.cc/1nL4yHPv)
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th November 2021, 16:57
Replies: 83
Views: 6,770
Posted By IanA
Now that I have spent all my money on the paint...

Now that I have spent all my money on the paint it will stay as it is for a while.
I particularly enjoy the interior as it is. I've never planned but to keep it standard.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th November 2021, 12:40
Replies: 83
Views: 6,770
Posted By IanA
New appearance, new identity: ...

New appearance, new identity:
https://i.postimg.cc/k25ZRjFw/DSCF1989b.jpg (https://postimg.cc/k25ZRjFw)

https://i.postimg.cc/62C1xFt6/DSCF1992a.jpg (https://postimg.cc/62C1xFt6)
...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th November 2021, 19:51
Replies: 83
Views: 6,770
Posted By IanA
Sounds like my kind of finish- local supplier?

Sounds like my kind of finish- local supplier?
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th November 2021, 17:41
Replies: 83
Views: 6,770
Posted By IanA
It's a D250 Diesel, built at the Jowett factory....

It's a D250 Diesel, built at the Jowett factory. Are you off to the Newark Vintage Tractor and Heritage Show on November 13 and 14??? 900 tractors expected!!!
It'll be there.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th November 2021, 17:36
Replies: 83
Views: 6,770
Posted By IanA
Yes Jag, my man did a super job. You were right...

Yes Jag, my man did a super job. You were right about the benefits of a pro job. The chrome outer door trim tabs broke up whilst I was refitting them...
Chrome wires would take more...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 8th November 2021, 19:42
Replies: 83
Views: 6,770
Posted By IanA
Thanks. Yes it's a nice job and I'm very pleased...

Thanks. Yes it's a nice job and I'm very pleased with it.
The tractor in the other pic is painted to the same standard and wins prizes!!!
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 8th November 2021, 17:46
Replies: 83
Views: 6,770
Posted By IanA
The expensive bit.

Fettled just enough to get it home in the rain.
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