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PostSubject: Re: Cal Look to Resto Cal   Sun May 11, 2008 8:54 pm

Yeah no worries nomates....thanks for being on the end of the phone....you would have only taken the P*$$ out of me anyway lol!

slowly getting there.....hope to have some major progress over the next week......
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PostSubject: Re: Cal Look to Resto Cal   Sat May 24, 2008 6:50 pm

well progress has been slow as i sold the empis and i have been waiting for my new wheels......well yesterday they arrived got some rubber on them this morning including some smarts for the front......JESUS check out the tuck on this affraid well chuffed.....i have so much clearance that i reckon i could get the front end on the floor afro i'm going to leave the stance as it is for now until she's all up and running again

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PostSubject: Re: Cal Look to Resto Cal   Sat May 24, 2008 6:57 pm

Looking well nice dude Twisted Evil Twisted Evil
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PostSubject: Re: Cal Look to Resto Cal   Sat May 24, 2008 6:58 pm

cheers dude....those fronts will never get kerbed lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Cal Look to Resto Cal   Sat May 24, 2008 6:59 pm

Looking cool fella.
Glad to see you are making progress.

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PostSubject: Re: Cal Look to Resto Cal   Sat May 24, 2008 7:00 pm

i wanna see you get it off the drive for the first time!
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PostSubject: Re: Cal Look to Resto Cal   Sat May 24, 2008 7:01 pm

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cheers dude....those fronts will never get kerbed lol!

If they do you loose the wing and a running board in the process especially if you do go for slamming it right down to the ground lol! Twisted Evil
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PostSubject: Re: Cal Look to Resto Cal   Sat May 24, 2008 9:07 pm

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i wanna see you get it off the drive for the first time!

good point....ahh ferck it a few battle scars i can cope with....might get towens in to lay a new dropped kerb at some point anyway lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Cal Look to Resto Cal   Sat May 24, 2008 9:23 pm

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i'm going to leave the stance as it is for now until she's all up and running again


looks cock-on mate, love the burners as well. butdo you still have reverse rake cause thats just gay! lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Cal Look to Resto Cal   Sat May 24, 2008 9:27 pm

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spennyp wrote:
i'm going to leave the stance as it is for now until she's all up and running again


looks cock-on mate, love the burners as well. butdo you still have reverse rake cause thats just gay! lol!

lol! no dude.....i brought the back end up 1 spline Wink
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PostSubject: Re: Cal Look to Resto Cal   Sun May 25, 2008 8:41 pm

you're teasing us, show us more pics! Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Cal Look to Resto Cal   Mon May 26, 2008 3:44 pm

Spenny spenny spenny that is looking cock on buddy.... afro

How about some sweet pics of it... Wink Wink
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PostSubject: Re: Cal Look to Resto Cal   Mon May 26, 2008 5:31 pm

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Spenny spenny spenny that is looking cock on buddy.... afro

How about some sweet pics of it... Wink Wink

cheers dude.....cant do sweet pics yet as its not finished.... Wink soon afro
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PostSubject: Re: Cal Look to Resto Cal   Mon May 26, 2008 5:34 pm

How much more have you got to do Spence??

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PostSubject: Re: Cal Look to Resto Cal   Mon May 26, 2008 7:07 pm

not much to be honest, if i had a couple of days clear on it reckon i could get it done........

TO DO:

Remove 2 x pairs of castor shims
Fit new fuel tank (after powder coat) and run new line from tank
Fit bumpers (after irons are powder coated)
Fit bumper bars
Fit starter motor
Torque up rear hub nuts
Fill engine with oil
Fill gearbox with oil
Hook up all wiring
Fit decklid (after painting the inside of lid)
Repaint rear valance (took a knocking from installing the engine)
Fit breather box and run braided lines
Connect up rear fuel lines
Fit top pulley and fan belt
Adjust clutch cable

Get it running lol! oh yeah and lower the fecker lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Cal Look to Resto Cal   Mon May 26, 2008 7:10 pm

RESULT....just won 2 new flat 4 fuch centre caps....for 5.50 lol! they retail at 22.00 each afro
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PostSubject: Re: Cal Look to Resto Cal   Mon May 26, 2008 7:28 pm

Nice easy list you got there dude... Now you just need to find some time to do it.. afro
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PostSubject: Re: Cal Look to Resto Cal   Mon May 26, 2008 7:31 pm

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Nice easy list you got there dude... Now you just need to find some time to do it.. afro

lol! good point....i reckon if i had a double garage it would be done by now.....its a ferck nightmare when it rains so i dont bother.....however the end is in sight so i might push the boat out this week

however i do have another little project afro some suitcase sounds afro
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PostSubject: Re: Cal Look to Resto Cal   Tue Jun 03, 2008 8:45 pm

Well tonight i rolled the bug out to do some more work on it......my to do list has grown....which has P*$$ me off no end

Remove 2 x pairs of castor shims
Fit new fuel tank (after powder coat) and run new line from tank
Fit bumpers (after irons are powder coated)
Fit bumper bars
Fit starter motor
Torque up rear hub nuts
Fill engine with oil
Fill gearbox with oil
Hook up all wiring
Fit decklid (after painting the inside of lid)
Repaint rear valance (took a knocking from installing the engine)
Fit breather box and run braided lines
Connect up rear fuel lines
Fit top pulley and fan belt
Adjust clutch cable
Fit coil
Buy and fit centre caps
AND RE TAP MY REAR WHEEL HUBS AFTER NOTICING THAT WHEN JACKING THE BUG THE PASSENGER SIDE REAR WHEEL WAS WOBBLY....TRIED TO DO THE FECKER UP BUT NOTICED THAT AFTER ABOUT 10MM THE THREAD ON THE HUBS IS ferck No

I'm a bit P*$$ off to be honest......going to try and book some time off work in the next couple of weeks....2 days should see it off i reckon as long as i have all i need
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PostSubject: Re: Cal Look to Resto Cal   Tue Jun 03, 2008 8:57 pm

Join the club! Except I'm having to replace all 4 of Bella's hubs due to bad threads Embarassed
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PostSubject: Re: Cal Look to Resto Cal   Tue Jun 03, 2008 9:01 pm

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Join the club! Except I'm having to replace all 4 of Bella's hubs due to bad threads Embarassed

ohhh thats a fecker......at least its only 1 of mine.....the only problem is that i'm running discs all round so if i have to replace the hub its going to be a right old fecker getting hold of a hub....hopefully a good tapping will clean them out Rolling Eyes
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PostSubject: Re: Cal Look to Resto Cal   Tue Jun 03, 2008 9:07 pm

Ah, yes that would be quite poo! Steve's had to retap about 4 of the bolt holes on my Newbie too Embarassed I'm not allowed to fit wheels anymore....
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PostSubject: Re: Cal Look to Resto Cal   Tue Jun 03, 2008 9:11 pm

I know when i ferck the threads too.....when i was taking the old empi's on and off all the time.....changed from studs in the hubs to bolts and now i'm fercked.......one step forward and two steps back Rolling Eyes
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PostSubject: Re: Cal Look to Resto Cal   Tue Jun 03, 2008 9:27 pm

Thats just the sh1ts dude.. Evil or Very Mad
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PostSubject: Re: Cal Look to Resto Cal   Mon Jun 09, 2008 8:49 pm

Right folks had a good night on the bug....not alot done but getting there

Remove 2 x pairs of castor shims
Fit new fuel tank (after powder coat) and run new line from tank
Fit bumpers (after irons are powder coated)
Fit bumper bars
Fit starter motor
Torque up rear hub nuts
Fill engine with oil
Fill gearbox with oil
Hook up all wiring
Fit decklid (after painting the inside of lid)
Repaint rear valance (took a knocking from installing the engine)
Fit breather box
Fit Coil
run braided lines
Connect up rear fuel lines
Fit top pulley and fan belt
Adjust clutch cable
Buy and fit centre caps
Re tap rear hub

going to get out on it more this week afro
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