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Forum: Projects and Restorations 20-11-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 383
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Posted By Willsy309
Peugeot 309 GTi restoration

Soldiered on nicely with the drivers side rear of the 309 over the last few weeks, and the effort has paid off at last.

After several applications of the Bilt Hamber Deox Gel the rust was all...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 12-11-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 180,809
Posted By Willsy309
Making good progress on that drivers side...

Making good progress on that drivers side section. The Deox gel is working wonders as usual.

Just a few localised areas left to shift, its made a bit quicker by scraping the bulk of the remaining...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 08-11-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 180,809
Posted By Willsy309
Well..... originally I hoped to have it...

Well..... originally I hoped to have it roadworthy at least within 12 months of buying it. So Iím slightly overdue on that date [emoji28]
I do think that if I crack on with it over winter now that...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 08-11-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 180,809
Posted By Willsy309
Evening folks, Iíve managed to sneak a few...

Evening folks,

Iíve managed to sneak a few hours over the last few weeks, a great portion of my rear end resto efforts are nearing completion.

Hereís the fruits of my labour
...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 19-10-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 180,809
Posted By Willsy309
Peugeot 309 GTi restoration

Still plodding away with the underside on this.
January saw the arrival of my firstborn so since getting the car back from Danny its really been left on the back seat of daily life.

Fortunately...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 08-09-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 180,809
Posted By Willsy309
Someone made me buy a VTS & get it roadworthy...

Someone made me buy a VTS & get it roadworthy pronto [emoji2957]
Progress on this shall resume again after my holiday [emoji1]


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Forum: Projects and Restorations 06-09-2019, 03:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,477
Posted By Willsy309
Mk1 Saxo VTS

Mk1 VTS owners meet day - Sunday 1st September

The meet had been planned for a few months. About 10 of the most active members were invited who appeared to have cars on the road or close to it....
Forum: Projects and Restorations 05-09-2019, 06:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,477
Posted By Willsy309
Mk1 Saxo VTS

VTS attended its MOT on Tues 27th August. Cutting it quite fine whilst hoping to be MOTíd and on the road in time for the owners club meet in Wessex Downs on the Sunday.

It failed the MOT, but...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 05-09-2019, 05:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,477
Posted By Willsy309
Mk1 Saxo VTS

Morning all, early morning update (to keep me awake whilst on a night shift)

Carrying on from where we left off the welding repairs were given a few liberal coats of Bilt Hamber Electrox to begin...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 13-08-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,477
Posted By Willsy309
Mk1 Saxo VTS

So.... with the gauntlet laid down by Danny I set about arranging its travel.

What needs doing then for an MOT I hear you ask?

Well anyone that knows these French tins will know that there WILL...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 13-08-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,477
Posted By Willsy309
Mk1 Saxo VTS

So onto the interesting bit, the car itself.

It is indeed an early example within the ĎPre faceliftí first year era with a build date at the end of March 1997. The colour being Quartz silver....
Forum: Projects and Restorations 13-08-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,477
Posted By Willsy309
Citroen Saxo VTS - '97 Mk1 Quartz Silver

Evening all... well... it was inevitable, after a couple of years without a Saxo having sold on my old Mercury Grey one, I have now taken on another.

Iíd sold the last one at a time when I...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 26-04-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 180,809
Posted By Willsy309
Updates to come very soon. Itís still up in...

Updates to come very soon.

Itís still up in Lincoln at the moment as I left it with Danny to potter about with welding it over winter [emoji3063] whilst tinkering with his own projects.

I know...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 11-11-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 180,809
Posted By Willsy309
Evening all, Today was the day that the 309...

Evening all,

Today was the day that the 309 finally got to go on its travels.

It was a 7am get up, load the car up with some goodies for Danny, and picked up a covered trailer locally for 9am...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 09-11-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 180,809
Posted By Willsy309
Thereís a small bit on the offside headlight...

Thereís a small bit on the offside headlight panel, and the captive nut on the front arch for the mud flap spins so there will be a small bit there (canít access that without taking the wings off...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 09-11-2018, 12:50 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 180,809
Posted By Willsy309
Evening all, Been a few weeks passed, and...

Evening all,

Been a few weeks passed, and Iíve still been cracking on with it.
Handily with this rust removal gel you can leave it several hours once itís on whilst you crack on with other stuff...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 16-10-2018, 11:01 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 180,809
Posted By Willsy309
Absolutely right, this is one stage that I really...

Absolutely right, this is one stage that I really REALLY donít want to be doing again anytime soon.

With regard to behind the seams the only thing I can really do (& suggest to others) is use the...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 15-10-2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 180,809
Posted By Willsy309
A little more progress on the underside over the...

A little more progress on the underside over the last 2 days.

Forgive me if itís starting to look a bit Ďsameyí & youíre getting bored of the rust removal pics but there is genuinely still hours...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 15-10-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 180,809
Posted By Willsy309
Really appreciate the kind comments thank you...

Really appreciate the kind comments thank you [emoji1303]

I think patience is definitely the right word, certainly with this current stage of the build, where it really is such a long drawn out...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 11-10-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 180,809
Posted By Willsy309
Another couple of hours work this afternoon....

Another couple of hours work this afternoon. Whizzed off some more of the factory stone chip stuff which makes a right mess, and the Deox Gel has another 2 hours worth of action.
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Forum: Projects and Restorations 11-10-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 180,809
Posted By Willsy309
Well here we go again, time to pick up the pace a...

Well here we go again, time to pick up the pace a bit and get this drivers side up to scratch


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Forum: Projects and Restorations 08-10-2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 180,809
Posted By Willsy309
Evening all, Iíve spent the whole day on the 309...

Evening all, Iíve spent the whole day on the 309 again continuing where I left off with the rust removal using Bilt Hamber Deox Gel.

It really isnít the quickest of processes but it does do what...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 07-10-2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 164,698
Posted By Willsy309
Cracking update again Danny, So nice to see...

Cracking update again Danny,

So nice to see you get some driving time before the years out, itís been thoroughly deserved & what a year itís been with getting this road worthy, and gaining DJM & a...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 07-10-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 180,809
Posted By Willsy309
Peugeot 309 GTi restoration

Edited: my last comments are now entirely redundant.

In short, Benís twisted my arm & convinced me to use Bilt Hambers Epoxy Mastic & not POR15.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 07-10-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 180,809
Posted By Willsy309
Shall grab a few more hours in the garage this...

Shall grab a few more hours in the garage this afternoon.

In the meantime following recommendation Iíve been doing some reading and video watching for POR15. The stuff does seem to have fantastic...
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