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dubberatlast
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PostSubject: Re: Rons Resto   Rons Resto - Page 2 EmptyThu Nov 06, 2008 7:19 pm

Looking good mate i do like your bug Wink
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Mr Scoops
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PostSubject: Re: Rons Resto   Rons Resto - Page 2 EmptyThu Nov 06, 2008 9:52 pm

Solid as a rock..............Cool!!!

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PostSubject: Re: Rons Resto   Rons Resto - Page 2 EmptyThu Nov 06, 2008 11:29 pm

mint like it
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PostSubject: Re: Rons Resto   Rons Resto - Page 2 EmptyFri Nov 07, 2008 4:25 pm

damn! its on!!!!!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Rons Resto   Rons Resto - Page 2 EmptyFri Nov 07, 2008 5:34 pm

ANDYLHAM wrote:
damn! its on!!!!!!!

You were a bit slow there Mr Ham geek
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Splitfirebus
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PostSubject: Re: Rons Resto   Rons Resto - Page 2 EmptyFri Nov 07, 2008 5:50 pm

Windscreen out...

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Windscreen frame in good nick...

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Doors off...

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Rear trim panels, back seat and sound deadening out...

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No signs inside of welding to the n/s

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If you look closely you can see signs of welding a plate on the heater channel end and you can also see a smale hole in the back of the floor pan to the left of the battery strap.

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That's it for today Smile


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Mr Scoops
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PostSubject: Re: Rons Resto   Rons Resto - Page 2 EmptyFri Nov 07, 2008 9:06 pm

Splitfirebus wrote:


If you look closely you can see signs of welding a plate on the heater channel end and you can also see a smale hole in the back of the floor pan to the left of the battery strap.

I'll offer you £115 for the old rotbox!!! lol!

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Splitfirebus
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PostSubject: Re: Rons Resto   Rons Resto - Page 2 EmptyFri Nov 07, 2008 9:10 pm

Mr Scoops wrote:
Splitfirebus wrote:


If you look closely you can see signs of welding a plate on the heater channel end and you can also see a smale hole in the back of the floor pan to the left of the battery strap.

I'll offer you £115 for the old rotbox!!! lol!

I'm sat here wondering why the offer was £115 but what the heck, I've done some quick math and I recon I can buy approx 100 cans of Stella and a packet of fags so you've got a deal, I'll send you my Paypal addy.
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PostSubject: Re: Rons Resto   Rons Resto - Page 2 EmptyFri Nov 07, 2008 9:19 pm

Where are you doing the work dude , home or at work?
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PostSubject: Re: Rons Resto   Rons Resto - Page 2 EmptyFri Nov 07, 2008 9:25 pm

fuck its rotten....best split the fecker lol! Wink
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Mr Scoops
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PostSubject: Re: Rons Resto   Rons Resto - Page 2 EmptyFri Nov 07, 2008 9:32 pm

Tell you what, I will go to Costco tomorrow and buy you 100 cans of Stella and a packet of fags and deliver them when I come to collect the old rotbox.

lol!

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nomates
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PostSubject: Re: Rons Resto   Rons Resto - Page 2 EmptyFri Nov 07, 2008 9:34 pm

Dude....you still have the polished rims on it ....are they wide 5's?....



if so I have some old ones you can borrow ,for the resto
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PostSubject: Re: Rons Resto   Rons Resto - Page 2 EmptyFri Nov 07, 2008 9:39 pm

Cheers!! Razz

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PostSubject: Re: Rons Resto   Rons Resto - Page 2 EmptyFri Nov 07, 2008 10:06 pm

nomates wrote:
Where are you doing the work dude , home or at work?

I am stipping it at home, taking the body off the pan and taking the body to a very good friends bodyshop. He's offered me a corner of the workshop foc for as long as I need it Smile
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nomates wrote:
Dude....you still have the polished rims on it ....are they wide 5's?....



if so I have some old ones you can borrow ,for the resto

Thanks for the offer dude but I don't think I'm gunna need wheels as I'm gunna build a frame to roll the body around. Very Happy
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Mr Scoops
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PostSubject: Re: Rons Resto   Rons Resto - Page 2 EmptyFri Nov 07, 2008 10:12 pm

This is going to be an awesome car when you are done Amigo.
Keep the updates coming.

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Splitfirebus
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PostSubject: Re: Rons Resto   Rons Resto - Page 2 EmptyFri Nov 07, 2008 10:16 pm

Mr Scoops wrote:
This is going to be an awesome car when you are done Amigo.
Keep the updates coming.

Yeh, I hope so, I'm gunna take my time with the paint as I really want it to look good but remember I'm gunna paint it and I'm a mechanic Shocked
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PostSubject: Re: Rons Resto   Rons Resto - Page 2 EmptyFri Nov 07, 2008 10:25 pm

Splitfirebus wrote:
Mr Scoops wrote:
This is going to be an awesome car when you are done Amigo.
Keep the updates coming.

Yeh, I hope so, I'm gunna take my time with the paint as I really want it to look good but remember I'm gunna paint it and I'm a mechanic Shocked


we have a lot in common ......I'm a plumber , thats why I only do aircooled lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Rons Resto   Rons Resto - Page 2 EmptySat Nov 08, 2008 8:47 am

Its going to be awesome...
Proper "boner" stuff.....
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Splitfirebus
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PostSubject: Re: Rons Resto   Rons Resto - Page 2 EmptySat Nov 08, 2008 5:35 pm

Rear wings off, bumper mounts and body mounts are good...

n/s

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o/s

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Ends of heater channels are going to need some work...

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o/s jacking point got ripped off when I lowered the rear too much.

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n/s jacking point is not too bad but will be removed, I hate the bloody things.

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I then spent the next couple of hours removing all 32 body mounting bolts and hey presto the bodys off Smile

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Thats it for now.


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PostSubject: Re: Rons Resto   Rons Resto - Page 2 EmptySat Nov 08, 2008 5:38 pm

I had two of the floorpan to heater channel bolts snap off but luckly this was at the o/s/r where I will be replacing the heater channel bottom plate.

All but one ( o/s/f upper ) wing bolts came out ok.
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PostSubject: Re: Rons Resto   Rons Resto - Page 2 EmptySat Nov 08, 2008 5:56 pm

will be all done back together buy next weekend then Wink
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PostSubject: Re: Rons Resto   Rons Resto - Page 2 EmptySat Nov 08, 2008 6:11 pm

dubberatlast wrote:
will be all done back together buy next weekend then Wink

My name's Paul, not Andy Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Rons Resto   Rons Resto - Page 2 EmptySat Nov 08, 2008 6:19 pm

lol! lol! lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Rons Resto   Rons Resto - Page 2 EmptySun Nov 09, 2008 9:49 pm

great condition ....you are restoring a car ...that most people would have just painted ...fair play , its a great bug and its going to be perfect
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