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Post by scimjim » Tue Apr 09, 2019 10:15 pm

Great stuff (and no head tilting, Apple sorts it all out for me :D )


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Post by Harry Granger » Tue Apr 09, 2019 10:40 pm

Thanks Jim and good stuff! haha Next week I have ten days off...the hope is to have a rolling chassis by then :shock:


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Post by Harry Granger » Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:10 pm

About time for a massive update! Here we go, I'll let the pictures do the talking!

Engine got a once over and a big clean up.
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Post by Harry Granger » Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:11 pm

Axle looking a lot better too...
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Post by Harry Granger » Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:12 pm

Front suspension....
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Post by Harry Granger » Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:12 pm

Engine and box back in....
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Post by Harry Granger » Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:13 pm

And finally...body back on in just under two hours!
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Post by Harry Granger » Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:16 pm

...and that's up to date! Soon to be off to Paul Turnbull for finally prep and spraying!

Colour yet to be fully decided...like the idea of Nevada Yellow but has a bit too much brown in for me. I have seen a VW Beetle colour which is Tunis Yellow which is more on the money! Very much welcome yellow/orange suggestions! :D


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Post by Rattling » Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:40 pm

Mercedes Designo Orange code 020 is worth a look :D


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