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Old 26-09-2010, 11:20 PM   #21
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And off the the engineering shop to be rebored and skimmed etc. :




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Old 26-09-2010, 11:28 PM   #22
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Wow! This is gonna be a bit more than just a detailing! Subscribed.
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Old 26-09-2010, 11:30 PM   #23
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Good progress James.

Have fun with all the holes that will be under the heater box.....and the rest
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haha. you can say that again.

The idea is that is going to be finished to the highest standard. Modernising it but trying to keep as much of the original character as possible.
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Old 26-09-2010, 11:33 PM   #25
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Good progress James.

Have fun with all the holes that will be under the heater box.....and the rest
cheers man, I'll be moving onto stripping the body tomorrow hopefully i shouldn't uncover any hidden nightmares!
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Old 26-09-2010, 11:43 PM   #26
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haha. you can say that again.

The idea is that is going to be finished to the highest standard. Modernising it but trying to keep as much of the original character as possible.
Good luck then mate! I am looking forward to the results because I love youngtimers very much...
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Engine bay is now pretty much stripped, Master cylinders, vaccum servo, heater, all wiring and brake lines were removed.

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Found this video of when i first got it started.

Only ran on Holts cold start in the video, but ran fine on its own with full choke afterwards.



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Im gonna be following this one , look forward to seeing the finished car!
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subscribed. THanks for sharing this project with us mate.
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