Monthly Archives: October 2011

Wishbones fitted and front suspension/uprights

Today, it started to look a lot more like a car – the wishbones got fitted. Started with the rears but couldn’t do too much as the diff wasn’t ready and neither were the uprights. At least being bolted to … Continue reading

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Painting, rear loom and steering rack

Started quite a few jobs this week, managed to finish a lot of them today. First up, painting! A bit later doing this than planned, but as the time when they would be fitted was looming ever closer, I thought … Continue reading

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Panelling done (for now)

The top scuttle panel and drivers inner footwell panels are now fitted and that’ll do for now. I’ve still got the exterior panels and tunnel tops to go but I’m leaving them off until I’m sure I won’t need access. … Continue reading

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Brakes finished. Again.

I cracked on with the front-rear pipe when I got home, and think I’ve been pretty successful and rescuing it. I removed it, re-routed it closer to the tunnel at the front and spent some time straightening it out better. … Continue reading

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Now to fix those brake pipes

So, this brings up bang up to date. After discovering that front pipe isn’t up to scratch, I set about replacing it this evening. This time, I went back under the master cylinder and down the chassis diagonal. It’s a … Continue reading

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Ahhh air tools

The end result of the footwell panel was that it’s no longer part of the kit, so I had to purchase it at £15+VAT. I could have just used the flat metal panel supplied of course, but I’d much rather … Continue reading

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Minor update

No pictures I’m afraid, but just a quick update. Attacked the front-rear hose last night. Much easier this time! The copper/nickel pipe I bought is easier to manipulate than the ones Westfield supplied and seeing as I had 25ft of … Continue reading

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