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Forum: Projects and Restorations 23-05-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 56,370
Posted By Fentum
Sorry Alfa male, I'll be giving an update at...

Sorry Alfa male,

I'll be giving an update at the end of the month.

I've been very busy on other stuff. And apart from work, I've been building a website for my other half's business - which...
Forum: Detailing Chat 19-05-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3,504
Views: 390,846
Posted By tehvlb
Cleaned one side of the rubber trims, 50/50...

Cleaned one side of the rubber trims, 50/50 surfex HD and water. Can't believe how dirty they were, I reckon they would still take more cleaning.

Filthy doesn't even cover it...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 17-05-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 39,358
Posted By Chino
Got some before/after pics from Lewis last night:...

Got some before/after pics from Lewis last night:

http://i86.photobucket.com/albums/k99/chino_uk/Rosy%20the%20T3/7F17F803-E22C-41DD-A4B1-D685824F603D_zpsvskr1gs4.jpg...
Forum: Detailing Chat 16-05-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 15,629
Posted By pxr5
5l Tutti Fruity screen wash for £2.31 before any...

5l Tutti Fruity screen wash for £2.31 before any discounts applied (May12 or May15 work at the mo). Shows as £10 on ECP.
...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 12-05-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 56,370
Posted By Fentum
Martin, Hmm. But actually half the fun is...

Martin,

Hmm. But actually half the fun is enjoying watching the process. It sounds masochistic but there you are. There was also a fully restored and painted shell on UK eBay for around £27k a...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 07-05-2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 22,851
Posted By Magic
Next was the brakes. It was clear from the day I...

Next was the brakes. It was clear from the day I got the car that new discs and pads would be needed all round. So that's what I did, along with rebuilding the calipers and buying new braided flexi...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 07-05-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,525
Posted By Danjc
A bit more done today..... itís taking a while...

A bit more done today..... itís taking a while but Iím just taking my time and doing it right and the best I can so hopefully I will never have to do it again !
Back to work tomorrow night so no...
Forum: Adam's Polishes UK 07-05-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 573
Posted By Lexus-is250
Yes I have. Managed a long session on my old...

Yes I have. Managed a long session on my old barge on Saturday followed by another 3 hours on the step daughters car today.

Had a patio umbrella up today to protect my head. ...
Forum: Interior & Glass 03-05-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,222
Posted By Ultra
I had one of those fugly bean bag things, it done...

I had one of those fugly bean bag things, it done the job well but i binned it for a better looking alternative, which reminds me of an ex girlfriend ( shudder ) :lol:
Forum: Projects and Restorations 03-05-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 56,370
Posted By Fentum
I'm giving it another couple of days, but if all...

I'm giving it another couple of days, but if all comes to nothing (and it might because some of the stitching is no good as well, I might turn to this:
...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 03-05-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 56,370
Posted By Fentum
More shiny stuff turns up...

I was thoroughly enjoying myself working my way through some balance sheets and accounts when the doorbell went and I had to sign for a package.

After a bit of unwrapping:
...
Forum: Detailing Chat 01-05-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3,504
Views: 390,846
Posted By F16
Gave mine a much needed wash and gave it a coat...

Gave mine a much needed wash and gave it a coat of Zymol Destiny.
Results speak for themselves! :)

https://i.imgur.com/yjDzjyV.jpg
Forum: Detailing Chat 01-05-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,435
Posted By westerman
Your never too old...as the saying goes!

Am I the oldest contributor? I take a look at myself sometimes and think, 'what am I doing' but once caught, the bug is here to stay!

Last month I turned 78, that's right 78, I was born in 1940.
...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 30-04-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,279
Posted By wish wash
I love the seat fabric. Looks like one of mr...

I love the seat fabric. Looks like one of mr beans suits. I really like cars like this that you just never see anymore.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 30-04-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,279
Posted By Penfold1984
Yes I will be getting a spare set of wheels...

Yes I will be getting a spare set of wheels refurbished and some new tyres (Avon have the original moulds and have started making them again).

I managed a whole 26 miles drive on the way home, no...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 26-04-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 20,348
Posted By DubbedUP
Very quickly it was time to get it ready to move....

Very quickly it was time to get it ready to move.

I did not have a body shop lined up and a good friend of mine who was out of the industry for a while posted up online that he was back painting...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 25-04-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,070
Posted By jbenekeorr
ITíS PASSED! Few advisories, full update...

ITíS PASSED!

Few advisories, full update later. Going to enjoy having a little drive now!
Forum: Projects and Restorations 24-04-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 56,370
Posted By Fentum
Niall, I'd tend to agree on the aesthetics,...

Niall, I'd tend to agree on the aesthetics, thanks, although one of my fondest memories was being driven in my father's white Triumph 2500 with red leather interior.

I loved that car:argie:,...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 24-04-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 846
Posted By Tempted
In the interests of completeness and for anyone...

In the interests of completeness and for anyone searching this forum many, many years in the future...

I ended up taking my link hose and my reel hose to a local hydraulics company who supplied...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 23-04-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 106,363
Posted By kartman
MOT passed this morning :) all electrics sorted...

MOT passed this morning :) all electrics sorted thankfully and handbrake adjusted up. Had a play over the weekend with the mixture and is running a lot better now, happy days, so great to drive it...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 17-04-2018, 09:54 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 72,322
Posted By jas_racing
Rear arches now done too...driver's side before: ...

Rear arches now done too...driver's side before:

http://i83.photobucket.com/albums/j319/jas_racing/Plus%20Resto/20180414_083430_zpshmiwifj2.jpg...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 17-04-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,030
Posted By steelghost
For the money you've spent on the cordless...

For the money you've spent on the cordless machine, you could have installed a hose reel and a new hose in your garage. It's the single best upgrade you can make to your PW in my view, assuming you...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 17-04-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 91,906
Posted By Poobah
Ok so, had some time at the weekend so got the...

Ok so, had some time at the weekend so got the subframe brace bar, manifold and cover reassembled. Looking much better than before.

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/932/41514281381_b178163e16_c.jpg...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 15-04-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,435
Posted By bannan
Quite a bit of a while since an update due to...

Quite a bit of a while since an update due to stuff going on with my family but getting there slowing to bring the GP upto standard.

There was a patch of rust on the rear hatch that needed...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 13-04-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 91,906
Posted By Poobah
Few small updates this week. Nothing major but...

Few small updates this week. Nothing major but thought I'd update the thread just to keep track of everything.

So, first up I got the steering bushes replaced. Bit of a pain to do clearance wise...
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