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Old 27-08-2007, 06:32 PM   #1
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As the big ends are now shafted because the oil pump failed, i thought i would use this opportunity to do some changes to the car that i've had planned for some time. I took some pictures of the cutting i've done so far...






All the lovely leather out...





The passenger side door has been reskinned...





The drivers side needs the same treatment but the frame is shafted and i need another...





A very sad picture



Back seat structure removed...






I've cleaned up where i'm planning to tub the rear arches...







Will post more pics once the rebuild progresses.

M.

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Old 27-08-2007, 08:47 PM   #2
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thats the way to do it. Wanna borrow me stihl saw. got a nice boot floor goin if your feelin brave
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Old 28-08-2007, 03:26 PM   #3
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nice one maz!

why the massive hole in the rear set though?

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Old 28-08-2007, 04:15 PM   #4
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nice one maz!

why the massive hole in the rear set though?

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I had two 12" subs bolted into the boot... will plate it up during this build.

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Old 28-08-2007, 04:32 PM   #5
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I had two 12" subs bolted into the boot... will plate it up during this build.
ah i see

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Old 28-08-2007, 04:33 PM   #6
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nice one maz!

why the massive hole in the rear set though?

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So he can carry a flourescent light in the boot lengthways
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Old 28-08-2007, 05:51 PM   #7
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so far so good, canīt wait to se it finnished :P

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Old 28-08-2007, 10:52 PM   #8
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Started the tubbing today, taking a lot longer than i thought. Not so easy with only 1 body to weld and fire watch!!



I'm surprised at how much the quarter panel warped with the heat. Luckily nothing a dolly and hammer won't fix.



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Old 29-08-2007, 07:57 AM   #9
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Hope its not off the road for too long Maz - good luck with all the jobs
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Old 29-08-2007, 09:48 AM   #10
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Thanks matey, I hoping if i keep this pace then it shouldn't be off the road for very long. Keeping the same pace is the problem though!!

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I'm getting Security certificate errors with your latest pics Maz.
The early ones appear fine, but I have to accept the error to see the later ones
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Old 29-08-2007, 01:11 PM   #12
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I'm getting Security certificate errors with your latest pics Maz.
The early ones appear fine, but I have to accept the error to see the later ones
yeah, i got that, i can't understand why as they're all hosted from the same path on the same machine.

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Edit, pictures sorted now, should be no security issues.
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Old 29-08-2007, 08:47 PM   #13
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Looking good, I kinda wish I'd tubbed my arches.
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I'm getting Security certificate errors with your latest pics Maz.
The early ones appear fine, but I have to accept the error to see the later ones
yeah, i got that, i can't understand why as they're all hosted from the same path on the same machine.

M.

Edit, pictures sorted now, should be no security issues.
Everythings now A O K
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Old 30-08-2007, 10:51 AM   #15
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Looking good, I kinda wish I'd tubbed my arches.
Sorry for being nieve - but what is the reason for tubbing the arches??.. extra strength??..

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