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PostSubject: Re: 'The Masochist'   Fri Jan 26, 2007 12:14 am

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there may already be some thing in the pipeline Twisted Evil

Cool! Do tell afro
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PostSubject: Re: 'The Masochist'   Fri Jan 26, 2007 12:24 am

All i good time, but we seem to have beetles coming out are ears now. afro
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PostSubject: Re: 'The Masochist'   Fri Jan 26, 2007 7:08 am

What are the wings like on your 66 Nomates? I might be interested in them, along with the bonnet. Twisted Evil

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PostSubject: Re: 'The Masochist'   Fri Jan 26, 2007 11:47 pm

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All i good time, but we seem to have beetles coming out are ears now. afro

Thats a neat trick how do you do that Question lol! lol!
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PostSubject: Re: 'The Masochist'   Sat Jan 27, 2007 2:29 am

well you tell people you need a bug and they seam to come out the from all over the place
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PostSubject: Re: 'The Masochist'   Tue Jan 30, 2007 5:46 pm

Right, the action continues and the number of scabs I have on my hands has grown... I spent all today removing all the other panels, front wings, running boards, back valance and labelling up the lights...






I got the engine running ok but I donít trust the carb as it cuts out if you go from revving it to idling... needs a good clean and new diaphragms. The electrics all seem ok accept its doing the classic trick of leaving the generator light on when its running, not too worried about that at the moment as its probably just a lose connection...
I had every intention of welding the clutch arm that broke off but the welder I borrowed was a bit of a kids toy and was not nearly powerful enough to fuse the metal. Will have to get a mobile welder man in I think unless anybody knows of someone in the Clevedon area?
Which brings me to my final point... I wish I had a time machine so I could go back in time and slap whoever put the clutch arm in the gearbox... He missed out a retaining washer that goes behind the surclip and stops the whole thing from sliding to the left, if he had put it in there would be no problem and the thing would still be running sweet now... Bloody amateurs!
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PostSubject: Re: 'The Masochist'   Tue Jan 30, 2007 6:01 pm

i am getting the horn just looking at it without all the wings Twisted Evil
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PostSubject: Re: 'The Masochist'   Mon Apr 02, 2007 11:30 pm

Update........................................Rust and lots of it!!

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PostSubject: Re: 'The Masochist'   Tue Apr 03, 2007 6:39 am

lol!
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PostSubject: Re: 'The Masochist'   Sat Apr 07, 2007 10:37 pm

Well after finding rust like this all over the first bug, me and steve desided to get another one. we will still us the door tops and the roof and a few other part so all is not lost!



So we took delivery of this shell on friday, thanks again to maltloafs old man who in th past week or so has been so helpfull!!



So this afternoon i got the grinder out and start cutting!!



some good repair work!! the car was resprade with the gaffer tape on and the wing like that!!





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PostSubject: Re: 'The Masochist'   Sat Apr 07, 2007 10:42 pm

Cool that bug looks so much better to work with i especially like the wing repair lol!
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PostSubject: Re: 'The Masochist'   Sun Apr 08, 2007 4:57 pm

I love this... Sitting drinking beer and watching family guy in London kicks ass even more when you have someone slaving away on a car you are meant to be working on! Looking good man... get the engine, steering column and electrics in and we can take it for a spin!
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PostSubject: Re: 'The Masochist'   Sun Apr 08, 2007 10:31 pm

soapbox was a sanding demon today on the 66, it was good to see you dude, oh, and make sure you leave some work for the capitano! lol!
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PostSubject: Re: 'The Masochist'   Mon Apr 09, 2007 9:15 am

i will be cracking the wip on him today!! He talks to much!! lol!
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PostSubject: Re: 'The Masochist'   Thu Apr 12, 2007 7:50 pm

roof chop this weekend who wonts to help? afro
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PostSubject: Re: 'The Masochist'   Thu Apr 12, 2007 8:15 pm

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roof chop this weekend who wonts to help?

not taking it on the cruise then lol!
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PostSubject: Re: 'The Masochist'   Thu Apr 12, 2007 8:19 pm

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roof chop this weekend who wonts to help?

not taking it on the cruise then lol!

there is no chance that it was going to ready even with out a roof chop!!! lol!
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PostSubject: Re: 'The Masochist'   Thu Apr 12, 2007 9:55 pm

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roof chop this weekend who wonts to help?

not taking it on the cruise then lol!

there is no chance that it was going to ready even with out a roof chop!!! lol!
As you've already got it stripped out and you've got a spare car, it aint gonna take us too long! afro
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PostSubject: Re: 'The Masochist'   Sat Apr 14, 2007 5:26 pm

Right the day has come and it was done.

Mark up how much is coming out. 5inch at the centre post so therefore 9inch at the rear window!!
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One cab



and one roof



rest of the pillers choped out





Enter the MAN!!!



Checking it for size



End of the day, we had problems with the welder and so had to give up for the day.



Just wont to say a massive thanks to dave, you are the man!!!
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PostSubject: Re: 'The Masochist'   Sat Apr 14, 2007 6:06 pm

Cant express how much dave has helped out today... we couldnt of done a quarter of what we have atchieved today without you about! Was a good day, hopefully by the end of tomorrow we will have the roof tacked together... It is a brutal chop!
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PostSubject: Re: 'The Masochist'   Sat Apr 14, 2007 9:49 pm

Gonna look good lads, hurry up youve only got a week lol!
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PostSubject: Re: 'The Masochist'   Sat Apr 14, 2007 11:04 pm

As Rach just pointed out, I just don't look good in pictures! Rolling Eyes lol!

No worries guys, it was good fun today, and a bit more of a relaxed pace than when I did mine! Wink

Steve, did you manage to get any tips today or should I see if I can sort some out?
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PostSubject: Re: 'The Masochist'   Sun Apr 15, 2007 7:17 am

Fair shout guys must take some guts to run a grinder through a good bit of metal lol! lol!
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PostSubject: Re: 'The Masochist'   Sun Apr 15, 2007 9:04 am

steve got tips so no worries dave afro

She wasn't that good!! But yeah i think you know the feeling hay rich!! lol!
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PostSubject: Re: 'The Masochist'   Sun Apr 15, 2007 5:25 pm

Well bit of a late start to the morning as me and steve got pissed up on a hill in yatton!

But i was up fairly early, 7.30! as i could sleep think about how shit some of the bodywork on the car is and after spending all this time on the roof it would be a shame not to have the boby a little tidier!

Anyway

Start choping parts of the other roof to fit to the car



Now check out the size of th window and the smile on steves face! Thats what 9 inchs of windscreen looks like!



Dave and steve working the magic



Then we chopped out the top of the roof of the other car



And laied it on the new roof






The size of the now USELESS rear window



All tacked up and ready for us to finish!

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