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Forum: Projects and Restorations 14-09-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 85,542
Posted By The_Weasel
You're doing a great job, but I think these would...

You're doing a great job, but I think these would look far better with some black screws like these, if they're thick enough...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 08-09-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 22,718
Posted By BrummyPete
Great work, I love these threads where an honest...

Great work, I love these threads where an honest car gets a clean up, dont get me wrong I like seeing the nice motors getting polished but there is certainly a lot of satisfaction from seeing a worn...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 06-09-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 114,249
Posted By Poobah
A few little bits of progress, so the car went in...

A few little bits of progress, so the car went in a few weeks ago to have the wheels sorted and the roof resprayed. The roof was the only panel that wasn't done last year so I wanted to get it all to...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 31-08-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 81,206
Posted By Uncle Winnet
happy days ...

happy days

https://s26.postimg.cc/aiplr2vl5/20180830_221539.jpg (https://postimg.cc/image/wunekgup1/)
Forum: Projects and Restorations 29-08-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 287,514
Posted By Ben_W
So, the Xsara stripping is going surprisingly...

So, the Xsara stripping is going surprisingly well....so far I've sold:

Engine
Gearbox
Hubs
Airbox
All calipers
Cat
Headlights
Wing mirrors
Forum: Projects and Restorations 08-08-2018, 11:31 PM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 287,514
Posted By Ben_W
So, i might have lobbed a deposit at this...

So, i might have lobbed a deposit at this tonight....

https://preview.ibb.co/d9RU1U/FB_IMG_1533766192077.jpg (https://ibb.co/iYWwgU)

Ph1 Xsara VTS. 133k. MOT until september this year.

Now,...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 26-07-2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 81,206
Posted By Uncle Winnet
mot passed ...

mot passed

https://s26.postimg.cc/fd8lcrw61/20180719_110317.jpg (https://postimg.cc/image/uypwwq845/)
Forum: Projects and Restorations 25-07-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 47,756
Posted By Ford8loke
Prep work for paint is coming on. ...

Prep work for paint is coming on.

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180725/8a496e29095a5920a3725eaa817dc26d.jpg
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180725/2ec663b3db56ddef6cd43e9c9d1a20ed.jpg...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 22-07-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 47,756
Posted By Ford8loke
Ok so as promised here are some pics of the...

Ok so as promised here are some pics of the engine after its rebuild.





https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180722/6f42c4c685b15f07175c828c82453617.jpg...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 20-07-2018, 02:28 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 47,756
Posted By Ford8loke
Thanks for your words of encouragement. ...

Thanks for your words of encouragement.

Progress on the shell is still slow hence the lack of updates, but preparations for paint have started.

The engine build on the other hand is complete...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 11-05-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 199,868
Posted By jbenekeorr
Part 23 - Tint, AC & Tensioner

Hi all,

Update time.

_______


Itching for something to do on the car - I started looking for window tint. My replacement boot lid has tinted glass, however my rear side windows were still...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 23-04-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 81,206
Posted By Uncle Winnet
bit more done engine in all wiring checked dash...

bit more done engine in all wiring checked dash in

https://s26.postimg.cc/9ckyar8tl/20180421_164715.jpg (https://postimg.cc/image/fdin7tvfp/)
...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 16-04-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 25,418
Posted By andy665
The Volkswagen screenwash is the best I have ever...

The Volkswagen screenwash is the best I have ever used - smells good too
Forum: Projects and Restorations 11-04-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 311,955
Posted By ted11
Thanks Peter, I know that a lot of people are...

Thanks Peter, I know that a lot of people are looking at this job as a restoration but as I said in the title, it is only a tidy up, a lot of what you are seeing on the pictures ie masking of the...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 10-03-2018, 01:18 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 85,542
Posted By jas_racing
The oil cooler and pipes are in good condition as...

The oil cooler and pipes are in good condition as they're not the originals, I replaced both only a year or so before the car was taken off the road :thumb:
Forum: Projects and Restorations 07-03-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 85,542
Posted By jas_racing
At the risk of repeating myself, long time no...

At the risk of repeating myself, long time no update! I've been waiting patiently for FCSS to get cracking with their part of the rebuild after the respray was finally completed late last year, and...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 05-03-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 603
Views: 98,532
Posted By Fentum
Niall, One of the best words in the English...

Niall,

One of the best words in the English language - gusset:lol:

Doesn't Suzy whatsherface off Countdown rank it with "moist" as one of her most hated words?

P
Forum: Projects and Restorations 28-12-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 30,705
Posted By ted11
I thought I would revive this thread for some of...

I thought I would revive this thread for some of the new members to read.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 03-09-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 49,054
Posted By VeiRoN
Look at the state of it after 2048 hours of salt...

Look at the state of it after 2048 hours of salt spray and compare it to the BH S50,it starts going bad already after 350 hours.

http://www.bilthamber.com/media/downloads/PG-BH13-001.pdf
Forum: Projects and Restorations 14-08-2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 199,868
Posted By jbenekeorr
Part 12 - MOT Day

I woke up anxious today, knowing that my judgement was imminent!

The MOT was booked for 12:55, so I decided to leave at 12:25, just in case I had any incidents along the way! I put some oil and...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 29-07-2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 23,451
Posted By DrEskimo
So decided to splash out on something far more...

So decided to splash out on something far more exciting from my perspective...Mrs isn't too impressed though....!

51730

LG 55" 4k OLED.....

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Forum: Projects and Restorations 26-07-2017, 06:26 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 199,868
Posted By jbenekeorr
Hi all, just to clear up about the timing tool -...

Hi all, just to clear up about the timing tool - as I understand it, the kit provides a bracket which allows you to undo the sprocket without having someone stand on the brake with it in gear (which...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 11-07-2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 366,061
Posted By fatttty
Haha thanks Chris! Hopefully I'll never have to...

Haha thanks Chris! Hopefully I'll never have to remove the dashboard.. I've never really touched the interior to be honest.. maybe something for the future lol
Forum: Projects and Restorations 10-07-2017, 10:17 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 366,061
Posted By CrispyL
Just unbelievable work. I wouldn't be surprised...

Just unbelievable work. I wouldn't be surprised if you removed the dashboard just to dust behind there!
Forum: Projects and Restorations 08-07-2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 199,868
Posted By jbenekeorr
Hi all, Thanks once again for the comments. ...

Hi all,

Thanks once again for the comments.

I've just noticed that Photobucket has taken down all the pictures as they no longer support their images being shared on 3rd party sites. I'm going...
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