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joker 67
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PostSubject: Re: The Nomates Rustoration :)   The Nomates Rustoration  :) - Page 5 EmptyMon Feb 09, 2009 10:45 am

thecrewkid wrote:
Nice one dude.. afro afro afro

Are the trim holes lined up? just that in the pic it looks like the quarter holes are higher then the door holes might just be the pics..

mexican 1/4 panels have holes higher up than german panels.
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PostSubject: Re: The Nomates Rustoration :)   The Nomates Rustoration  :) - Page 5 EmptyMon Feb 09, 2009 3:20 pm

nomates wrote:
Ok ..only a small update but here is the repair panel welded in ready for some grinding Cool ....and a skim of filler ....

next job weld up the inside seams ...and make a few repair bits for the floor bit / luggage area ..

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shame you can't weld very well isn't it steve! lol!
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Gungemyster
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PostSubject: Re: The Nomates Rustoration :)   The Nomates Rustoration  :) - Page 5 EmptyMon Feb 09, 2009 3:30 pm

[quote="eddie gordo"]
nomates wrote:


shame you can't weld very well isn't it steve! lol!


FIGHT FIGHT FIGHT FIGHT!!

lol! lol! lol!
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PostSubject: Re: The Nomates Rustoration :)   The Nomates Rustoration  :) - Page 5 EmptyMon Feb 09, 2009 3:30 pm

you will find out soon ....when i do your doors shut Laughing
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eddie gordo
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PostSubject: Re: The Nomates Rustoration :)   The Nomates Rustoration  :) - Page 5 EmptyMon Feb 09, 2009 3:31 pm

nomates wrote:
you will find out soon ....when i do your doors shut Laughing

you leave my doors alone, you already fu*ked one of them up lol!
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PostSubject: Re: The Nomates Rustoration :)   The Nomates Rustoration  :) - Page 5 EmptyMon Feb 09, 2009 3:35 pm

eddie gordo wrote:
nomates wrote:
you will find out soon ....when i do your doors shut Laughing

you leave my doors alone, you already fu*ked one of them up lol!

Has Steve smashed your back door in???
You're not the first, and wont be the last Very Happy

lol!
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PostSubject: Re: The Nomates Rustoration :)   The Nomates Rustoration  :) - Page 5 EmptySat Feb 14, 2009 8:12 pm

RIGHT...........enough of this humour ! Cool ....this is a very serious resto tread .......well ok its my resto thread ...so not that serious ....granted ...



Latest update

since the rear qurter was welded in ....the welds have been ground flat and filled ....but you'll have to take my word as there are no pics as yet ....and with the help of scoopy ....(cheers dude) the car was rolled down the drive ...turned round and pushed back up ready to work on the other quarter ....except I don't have another quarter to fit ...and I can't get one either .....

so I have to do it with repair panels Sad ....in sections .....fortunately I was given a part quarter that had benn fitted and then removed (bullied with an air chisel) again

hers some pics of the damage and how I've started to repair it

this is the part panel ...bits air chiseled through ...and som bad patches welded in ....(this was by a profession restoration company by the way Shocked )
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so not the best of panels to start with eehh?

so i started with drilling out the spot welds on the bumper mount
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and the support mount
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then I drilled out the spot welds that hold on the support panel ...sorry no pics

then I cut out the damage to the wheel arch
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then i made a repair section from some sheet steel
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then i started to weld it in

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welds ground back
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then i started to repair the rear quarter ...with a few small repair panels

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then the hard part....fitting it!!.....no where near finished yet ...hopefully my up dat of the finished panel tomorrow ....here it is so far

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thats all
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PostSubject: Re: The Nomates Rustoration :)   The Nomates Rustoration  :) - Page 5 EmptySat Feb 14, 2009 8:19 pm

serious work dude.
fair play
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PostSubject: Re: The Nomates Rustoration :)   The Nomates Rustoration  :) - Page 5 EmptySat Feb 14, 2009 11:36 pm

Damn dude, thats some serious metal sticking!!
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thecrewkid
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PostSubject: Re: The Nomates Rustoration :)   The Nomates Rustoration  :) - Page 5 EmptySun Feb 15, 2009 8:31 am

Top work stevie boy top work..

One word though dude, your spring plate are at risk of cracking where you've notched them because you've cut them in to a point thats where they'll crack... So if i was you i'd make it more rounded...
I'll try and find a pic of what i mean..
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PostSubject: Re: The Nomates Rustoration :)   The Nomates Rustoration  :) - Page 5 EmptySun Feb 15, 2009 8:38 am

A bit like this dude but don't have to be as much as that... Just make the rear edge rounded..

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Mr Scoops
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PostSubject: Re: The Nomates Rustoration :)   The Nomates Rustoration  :) - Page 5 EmptySun Feb 15, 2009 10:03 am

Well spotted Rich.
You need a radii in there Steve-O. I would suggest at least 20mm rad if possible. A sharp corner like that is just going to attract all the stress running through the plate like iron filings to a magnet!

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PostSubject: Re: The Nomates Rustoration :)   The Nomates Rustoration  :) - Page 5 EmptySun Feb 15, 2009 1:54 pm

I did drill a hole before cutting it ....guess it wasn't big enough tho' .....thanks chaps


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PostSubject: Re: The Nomates Rustoration :)   The Nomates Rustoration  :) - Page 5 EmptySun Feb 15, 2009 1:55 pm

oops ...edit
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PostSubject: Re: The Nomates Rustoration :)   The Nomates Rustoration  :) - Page 5 EmptyWed Feb 25, 2009 2:57 pm

Holy shit thats alot of work ive only just seen your rustoration thread how on earth did the shell not destort out of shape i was under the impresion that if you cut that much metal without bracing it the tub would twist beyond repair, fair play to you not for the faint hearted your hardcore!

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PostSubject: Re: The Nomates Rustoration :)   The Nomates Rustoration  :) - Page 5 EmptyWed Feb 25, 2009 5:46 pm

there are measurements available to check ....door gaps ect ....so i just cut it up and made sure they measurered correctly ....the door gaps are quite good .....not perfect , but thats more the fact I put door skins on.


not much to update ...haven't had time to get on it
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PostSubject: Re: The Nomates Rustoration :)   The Nomates Rustoration  :) - Page 5 EmptyWed Feb 25, 2009 8:21 pm

nomates wrote:
not much to update ...haven't had time to get on it
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PostSubject: Re: The Nomates Rustoration :)   The Nomates Rustoration  :) - Page 5 EmptyWed Feb 25, 2009 11:26 pm

hurry up steve! Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: The Nomates Rustoration :)   The Nomates Rustoration  :) - Page 5 EmptyThu Feb 26, 2009 6:31 pm

hopefully be back on it this weekend Cool
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PostSubject: Re: The Nomates Rustoration :)   The Nomates Rustoration  :) - Page 5 EmptyFri Feb 27, 2009 12:04 am

looking good so far, what lump you gunna be putting in that then.
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PostSubject: Re: The Nomates Rustoration :)   The Nomates Rustoration  :) - Page 5 EmptyFri Feb 27, 2009 12:11 am

WizBizMartin wrote:
looking good so far, what lump you gunna be putting in that then.


the hot '1200' dude
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PostSubject: Re: The Nomates Rustoration :)   The Nomates Rustoration  :) - Page 5 EmptyFri Feb 27, 2009 12:24 am

i had a feeling that was going in there, hows that exhaust i sold you any joy with that , i hope you managed to fix it up allrite, whats the spec on your engine again sorry, just interested to see what other 1200 bugs are running around with,
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PostSubject: Re: The Nomates Rustoration :)   The Nomates Rustoration  :) - Page 5 EmptyFri Feb 27, 2009 12:31 am

not started the engine yet .....just getting a heads up on parts dude ....the exhaust will be fine .....or I may make my own custom one yet ....time will tell Cool
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PostSubject: Re: The Nomates Rustoration :)   The Nomates Rustoration  :) - Page 5 EmptySun Mar 08, 2009 1:28 pm

Ok quick up date ....all the structual welding is done ...

here's a pic of the finished wheel arch ....all welds ground back and rear quarter is finished and any filler has been sanded down Very Happy .......body work next

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PostSubject: Re: The Nomates Rustoration :)   The Nomates Rustoration  :) - Page 5 EmptySun Mar 08, 2009 7:47 pm

Shit the bed dude! That's a very nice job... Especially considering what you had to work with. Keep up the good work. Can't be that much further till it's ready for paint. afro
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