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PostSubject: Re: Vamps resto thread   Mon Apr 14, 2008 9:38 pm

Did Rik sort the oil/petrol leak???

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PostSubject: Re: Vamps resto thread   Mon Apr 14, 2008 9:51 pm

Yes ...... Well I think he did

As she is now propped up front end so assume she is now being lowered affraid affraid affraid affraid

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PostSubject: Re: Vamps resto thread   Mon Apr 14, 2008 11:13 pm

OK update and yes this is in real time.

Fuel leak sorted well sort of think Rick needs to get something.

T Bars removed on the front and new bumper in place.
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OK seems that the lowering of hasn't gone quite to plan seems like Rick had to do some modifications to the ball joints will get him to eplain what he has had to do when he get five.

But this is how she looks end of play for today.
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Looking good is all I can say...... Twisted Evil Twisted Evil

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PostSubject: Re: Vamps resto thread   Tue Apr 15, 2008 5:47 am

Bumpers are a massive improvement on the t bars! Cool

Can't wait to see her when she's back on her wheels!
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PostSubject: Re: Vamps resto thread   Tue Apr 15, 2008 6:36 am

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Bumpers are a massive improvement on the t bars! Cool

Can't wait to see her when she's back on her wheels!

Agree the bumpers are a massive improvement.

This evening she will be lowered.

Wheel bolts will be ordered from cool air today.

Will collect the other 2 wheels from Gary this evening.

Fuel lines will be got today. The problem was that one had split and by the looks of it they may have been the original lines.

Then it is up to me to polish her up nice and shiny properly and get to work on the chrome bumpers.

Too be honest I'm finding it hard to take it all in all this work is what I wanted but I never expected it to be done so quick. Embarassed

Vamp will stay like that then for a couple of years as I will need to save up shed loads of money. Then she will be in for another massive change. A respray, upholstery redone possibly proche brakes and the best thing of all will be my new set of wheels that I have set my mind to getting ever since Rick bought Vamp.

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Also a nice new shiny retro looking roof rack.

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PostSubject: Re: Vamps resto thread   Tue Apr 15, 2008 6:40 am

Defantly the right wheel choice hun... I nearly bought a set for the splitty..
She'll look HARD as hell with them on for sure
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PostSubject: Re: Vamps resto thread   Tue Apr 15, 2008 6:48 am

Well Rich for the price of those wheels she will look cool as ***k.

I saw a stand at Volksworld and asked the price I didn.t bat an eye when he said nearly 2,000 affraid affraid affraid affraid affraid

I then asked if he would do discount for two sets of five as I wanted a set for Rick and also a spare each. He must of thought I was mad but he did say I would get discount.

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PostSubject: Re: Vamps resto thread   Tue Apr 15, 2008 8:28 pm

Oh well the beam has now been swapped out...... affraid affraid affraid affraid

Not sure how low she will be as she still up in the air..... Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes

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New fuel hose and filters purchased today.....

New Wheel bolts ordered today.....

Bought some nice chrome wax stuff to make her shine.... Very Happy

Collect lovely BRM's from Gary mmmmmmmmmmmm very nice...
cheers cheers cheers cheers cheers cheers cheers

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PostSubject: Re: Vamps resto thread   Tue Apr 15, 2008 9:10 pm

Isnt the anti roll bar upside down or can they be fitted to the top of the arms Suspect
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PostSubject: Re: Vamps resto thread   Tue Apr 15, 2008 9:23 pm

Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked

I havent a clue will ask Rick now....

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PostSubject: Re: Vamps resto thread   Tue Apr 15, 2008 9:26 pm

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Isnt the anti roll bar upside down or can they be fitted to the top of the arms Suspect

Well I have just checked and....

It's lowered after market anti roll bar and it can be fitted top or bottom...

I'm getting good at this..... Twisted Evil Twisted Evil

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PostSubject: Re: Vamps resto thread   Tue Apr 15, 2008 9:32 pm

Better than me lol! but then i dont use roll bars they get in the way lol! lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Vamps resto thread   Tue Apr 15, 2008 9:48 pm

We had to take the roll bar off minty as we were taking out the Cat eyes, Tis all fun!!

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PostSubject: Re: Vamps resto thread   Tue Apr 15, 2008 10:00 pm

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We had to take the roll bar off minty as we were taking out the Cat eyes, Tis all fun!!

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affraid affraid affraid affraid affraid

Flipping heck how this thing going to be......

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PostSubject: Re: Vamps resto thread   Tue Apr 15, 2008 10:09 pm

Oh Sharron tell rick to tighten the top adjuster cos i accidently undone it and twisted it to the lowest setting... lol! lol! lol! So it will need to be tightened..
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PostSubject: Re: Vamps resto thread   Tue Apr 15, 2008 10:16 pm

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Oh Sharron tell rick to tighten the top adjuster cos i accidently undone it and twisted it to the lowest setting... lol! lol! lol! So it will need to be tightened..

Are you being serious or are you jesting with me.... Shocked

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PostSubject: Re: Vamps resto thread   Tue Apr 15, 2008 10:22 pm

Loving Vamp one nice bug you have there Very Happy Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Vamps resto thread   Tue Apr 15, 2008 10:25 pm

Thank you very much....

Will post loads pic's once she is finished as we cant make it to the next meet as we will be at Big Bang at Santa Pod..

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PostSubject: Re: Vamps resto thread   Tue Apr 15, 2008 10:32 pm

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Thank you very much....

Will post loads pic's once she is finished as we cant make it to the next meet as we will be at Big Bang at Santa Pod..

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PostSubject: Re: Vamps resto thread   Wed Apr 16, 2008 6:54 am

HI sorry for the not updating last nite end of play but it was nearly 1am by the time Rick and Lee packed up and I knackered.... Embarassed

OK pic's

This is what she looked like when we first took the cement back in October.....
Embarassed Embarassed Embarassed
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This is what she looked like last nite.......
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OK a better one taken this morning....
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Alot of difference in the wheel arch height that is for sure... pale silent

Steering needs to be finished.....

Now waiting for the Wheel Bolts.....

As her front wheels will be narrow so once they are on we can adjust the height to bring her lower again..... Twisted Evil Twisted Evil

Bumpers look fantastic.....
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Exactly how I wanted her to look...... Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy

Ok this thread will be quiet for a couple of days. Rick got lifeboat training tonite and tomorrow we have a funeral to go to near London Sad

So wont be doing anything to Vamp until Friday.

I would also like to say a very special Thank you to Lee. He has been a great help over the last couple of days and with out him the beam would not be in place. I owe you lots of drinks mate. Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Vamps resto thread   Wed Apr 16, 2008 7:06 am

yea yea yea yea...


Now THAT is 100 times better hun... afro afro afro Twisted Evil Twisted Evil
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PostSubject: Re: Vamps resto thread   Wed Apr 16, 2008 7:13 am

Been playing the stupid game to put up Rich.......

now late for work.... Embarassed Embarassed Embarassed



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PostSubject: Re: Vamps resto thread   Wed Apr 16, 2008 8:48 am

LOWER....
LOWER....
LOWER....
LOWER....
LOWER....
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PostSubject: Re: Vamps resto thread   Wed Apr 16, 2008 8:50 am

giggidy giggidy giggidy... alright! looking great!
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PostSubject: Re: Vamps resto thread   Wed Apr 16, 2008 9:24 am

delboy wrote:
LOWER....
LOWER....
LOWER....
LOWER....
LOWER....

Easy there young Mart ..... Tis not finished yet!!!
Got to get the BRM's on then check out the stance first Rolling Eyes
Then set the suspension up properly Twisted Evil

Sharon though that was how it was going to look .... til I told her that there's about 5-6" daylight under the front of the beam .... then she looked at me and her face was a picture pale lol!
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