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Search: Posts Made By: Jaguartvr
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th January 2022, 16:59
Replies: 30
Views: 3,391
Posted By Jaguartvr
Instrument update

Well it's been over 6 months since I ordered my instruments, I knew that they were one of the first sets so would have some teething problems but I think 6 months is enough. The repaired instruments...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 19th December 2021, 08:48
Replies: 30
Views: 3,391
Posted By Jaguartvr
I think Chris's Z3gt dash would look good in a...

I think Chris's Z3gt dash would look good in a Kobra. One of the reasons these instruments are so expensive is the style, they need printing on the glass and separate sections inside. Kobra clocks...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th December 2021, 11:09
Replies: 30
Views: 3,391
Posted By Jaguartvr
The gauges aren't standard so they can be plug n...

The gauges aren't standard so they can be plug n play. Casamolino did the same thing a few years ago by cannibalising some old Veglia gauges and fitting the BMW internals in them but never had a...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 18th December 2021, 07:39
Replies: 30
Views: 3,391
Posted By Jaguartvr
Good point MrT, I think that was because all the...

Good point MrT, I think that was because all the earthing points started rusting as soon as they went out in the rain!

When the instruments first arrived they were all very dim, the same as the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 17th December 2021, 11:53
Replies: 30
Views: 3,391
Posted By Jaguartvr
Got the instruments in, the tails were all long...

Got the instruments in, the tails were all long enough but to make it easier the tails need to be longer. It would also help if the illumination to each instrument was in the plugs.
I couldn't get...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 14th December 2021, 14:22
Replies: 30
Views: 3,391
Posted By Jaguartvr
I have just got the instruments back from...

I have just got the instruments back from Grassbank, they were returned to have the loom extended as it was impossible to fit them with the supplied loom.
I was advised that they could be fitted...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 4th November 2021, 08:20
Replies: 30
Views: 3,391
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, 11:35
Replies: 30
Views: 3,391
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, 12:57
Replies: 30
Views: 3,391
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 17th September 2021, 14:14
Replies: 30
Views: 3,391
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, 14:37
Replies: 30
Views: 3,391
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: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th August 2021, 12:03
Replies: 30
Views: 3,391
Posted By Jaguartvr
A few pictures of the loosely positioned...

A few pictures of the loosely positioned dashboard, it needs to be leather covered. Hopefully you can see that the cowls over the speedo and rev conter are more vertical than over versions. I always...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 20th August 2021, 08:18
Replies: 30
Views: 3,391
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: Tribute Automotive Builds 7th August 2021, 12:02
Replies: 30
Views: 3,391
Posted By Jaguartvr
price TBA, £1200 only for the first 2 sets,...

price TBA, £1200 only for the first 2 sets, sorry, 1 set:laugh:
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 7th August 2021, 10:34
Replies: 30
Views: 3,391
Posted By Jaguartvr
Justin says you don't need one, the new gauge...

Justin says you don't need one, the new gauge reads something from the original sender, it's all black magic to me but fitting an extension pipe with an additional take off for the new gauge on the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th August 2021, 20:09
Replies: 30
Views: 3,391
Posted By Jaguartvr
New Instruments from Grassbanks

That bugger Justin from Grassbanks has been tempting me with shiny bits, so nice do they look that I have had to pry my wallet open. ...
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