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by Stupopt1
Tue Apr 24, 2018 9:00 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: New purchase Se5
Replies: 166
Views: 28572

New purchase Se5

thanks Jim,
fingers crossed i'll have it started on the weekend and it can finally move under its own steam. :-|
by Stupopt1
Tue Apr 24, 2018 8:34 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: New purchase Se5
Replies: 166
Views: 28572

New purchase Se5

been busy putting car back together, it's been a lot of work got all the engine back together , all new water pipes, and exhaust on one side IMG_4863.JPG brakes all in and bled clutch all in and bled IMG_4853.JPG just trying to sort out wiring to starter now, as then new (2nd hand) starter has the s...
by Stupopt1
Tue Apr 10, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Simon's SE5 Restoration
Replies: 18
Views: 3426

Simon's SE5 Restoration

love that colour.
mines red which I am going to stay with when I repaint, but the orange is cool.
Looks like a very good base to 'start' a resto,
mine was a typical barn find, although it was worse as it wasn't in a barn !.
by Stupopt1
Mon Mar 19, 2018 7:16 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: New purchase Se5
Replies: 166
Views: 28572

New purchase Se5

It was freezing but I'd planned this day for quite a while so we went for it , regardless of the weather. The body is back on the chassis ! Quite a milestone for me , although there is plenty left to do........... the chassis all ready to go, IMG_4644.JPG getting the body in position, roped my frien...
by Stupopt1
Fri Mar 09, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: New purchase Se5
Replies: 166
Views: 28572

New purchase Se5

no problem, I'm a bit of a perfectionist too , so often overdo things, hence doing a nut and bolt rebuild on a car I've never worked on before and only have 18 months to do it all :shock:
by Stupopt1
Fri Mar 09, 2018 11:57 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: New purchase Se5
Replies: 166
Views: 28572

New purchase Se5

Thanks yes there is a gap to the outer sill , but it's glassed at the top and the bottom so pretty rigid, I'm going to leave it as is. the main contact point at the top with the holes in, is totally covered top and bottom. I layed a few layers of fibreglass in first, then pushed the sill into this a...
by Stupopt1
Fri Mar 09, 2018 7:34 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: New purchase Se5
Replies: 166
Views: 28572

New purchase Se5

finally replaced the sill reinforcements, got some stainless steel ones made from a local company and after a lot of messy fibre glassing they are in. I've done a few other repairs whilst I was under there. will trim the excess off when it's all gone off. Body is atleast structurally sound now, even...
by Stupopt1
Wed Feb 28, 2018 8:22 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: New purchase Se5
Replies: 166
Views: 28572

New purchase Se5

got the heater matrix back in
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and replaced the rusted out seat support plates with stainless
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still got lots to do, but planning on putting the body back on in a couple of weeks :shock:
by Stupopt1
Mon Feb 19, 2018 7:55 pm
Forum: Removed For Sale and Ebay
Topic: 4HA axle needed
Replies: 2
Views: 661

4HA axle needed

I think there’s one on eBay now
by Stupopt1
Sun Feb 18, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: New purchase Se5
Replies: 166
Views: 28572

New purchase Se5

Wow that is a good price
I do need a set of 2 as both sides have had it
Are the direct replacements ?
by Stupopt1
Sun Feb 18, 2018 10:50 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: New purchase Se5
Replies: 166
Views: 28572

New purchase Se5

How much do you sell them for Mark ?
by Stupopt1
Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:01 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: New purchase Se5
Replies: 166
Views: 28572

New purchase Se5

Thanks for the tip,
I've got the old ones out already, they were just a pile of rust
It's the fibre glassing upside down I don't like and getting the glass matting to stay in position without keep sliding off.
by Stupopt1
Sat Feb 17, 2018 7:51 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: New purchase Se5
Replies: 166
Views: 28572

New purchase Se5

finally got the rear axle all buttoned up with new brakes and brake lines IMG_4511.JPG IMG_4533.JPG and got the watts links all back together IMG_4535.JPG prop shaft and fuel tank back in next, getting really close to getting the body back on , just got to replace the dreaded sill reinforcements, ha...
by Stupopt1
Wed Feb 07, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: Removed For Sale and Ebay
Topic: Various parts ,,Having a clear out
Replies: 8
Views: 1613

Various parts ,,Having a clear out

ive sent a PM
thanks

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