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  • stilltrying's Avatar
    Today, 10:31 PM
    stilltrying replied to a thread 79 vette clean up in The Workshop
    My son in law gave a good hand today whilst I was at work, he cleaned up the interior, fitted the door cards, number plates and polished the wheels a...
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  • stilltrying's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:58 PM
    stilltrying replied to a thread 79 vette clean up in The Workshop
    :tup:
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  • fabphil's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:24 AM
    fabphil replied to a thread 79 vette clean up in The Workshop
    Great progress :tup: Hope to see you at the Nats.
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  • fabphil's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:12 AM
    fabphil replied to a thread 32 Ford continued in The Workshop
    Yes, dual 7" behind the master cylinder. Vacuum is from an electric pump via a reservoir tank Pulls 15 inches on a vac gauge. Took her out to a...
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  • stilltrying's Avatar
    09-08-22, 10:10 PM
    stilltrying replied to a thread 79 vette clean up in The Workshop
    Nothing photo worthy again, but the new wheel nuts arrived so thought I would fit the c5 wheels and tyres, all went well with the rear end but then...
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  • stilltrying's Avatar
    09-08-22, 10:01 PM
    stilltrying replied to a thread 32 Ford continued in The Workshop
    Do you have a servo fitted?
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  • fabphil's Avatar
    09-08-22, 09:43 AM
    fabphil replied to a thread 32 Ford continued in The Workshop
    Have had a chat with some car builder friends and it looks like the ratio of the pedal is to small so not getting enough push on the M/C. The...
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  • stilltrying's Avatar
    08-08-22, 08:22 PM
    stilltrying replied to a thread 32 Ford continued in The Workshop
    That's a bugger about the breaks, can you rtemember what they were like before you started the up dates, did they lock up then, Can't remember if you...
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  • fabphil's Avatar
    08-08-22, 11:47 AM
    fabphil replied to a thread 32 Ford continued in The Workshop
    Took it out for the unofficial MOT this morning. From start, the temperature goes up to 210F, then the fan kicks in and it drops to 180F. The...
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  • stilltrying's Avatar
    07-08-22, 09:03 PM
    stilltrying replied to a thread 32 Ford continued in The Workshop
    I would check that the engine is not too hot, sometimes an engine gets too hot and the fuel in the carbs continues to flow for a very shortwhile and...
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  • fabphil's Avatar
    07-08-22, 11:27 AM
    fabphil replied to a thread 32 Ford continued in The Workshop
    Plugs out all eight are an identical colour. According to pics on the web they are normal, happy days. Now got to look else where for the...
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  • fabphil's Avatar
    07-08-22, 11:10 AM
    fabphil replied to a thread 32 Ford continued in The Workshop
    The bottle should run front to back but there is no space,it just about fits where it is. Unless I leave out the passenger seat and mount it there...
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  • stilltrying's Avatar
    06-08-22, 07:55 PM
    stilltrying replied to a thread 79 vette clean up in The Workshop
    Progress was a bit slow but it was progress. The paint match on the fuel filler cap is way way out, apparently Merc Brilliant white is not so...
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    05-08-22, 09:04 PM
    stilltrying replied to a thread 79 vette clean up in The Workshop
    Exhaust all cut about and just waiting for some clamps, should be here tomorrow. The quadrajet carb started to flood, took it apart but for some...
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  • stilltrying's Avatar
    05-08-22, 08:50 PM
    stilltrying replied to a thread 32 Ford continued in The Workshop
    Excellent, one comment and I might be out here but shouldn't the blue bottle be the other way round? thinking of full chat at the strip the pick up...
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  • fabphil's Avatar
    05-08-22, 09:54 AM
    fabphil replied to a thread 32 Ford continued in The Workshop
    Wheelie bars in place...check. Found a few little things that needed sorting, USB socket for phone charging (Sat Nav), 12v power socket for...
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  • jsf55's Avatar
    04-08-22, 06:54 PM
    jsf55 replied to a thread 32 Ford continued in The Workshop
    WooHoo :D
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  • 40Stude's Avatar
    04-08-22, 03:49 PM
    40Stude replied to a thread 32 Ford continued in The Workshop
    Great stuff. Just in time to make it to Old Warden then?
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  • fabphil's Avatar
    04-08-22, 10:13 AM
    fabphil replied to a thread 32 Ford continued in The Workshop
    Whilst building the car I thought wouldn't it be useful to add some daylight running lights. I built a dual bracket for the DLR's and indicators. I...
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  • stilltrying's Avatar
    02-08-22, 09:30 PM
    stilltrying replied to a thread 32 Ford continued in The Workshop
    You donít need either of them to drive to the nationals:incheek:
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  • fabphil's Avatar
    02-08-22, 09:18 AM
    fabphil replied to a thread 32 Ford continued in The Workshop
    A bit more powder coating done. The wheel cradles were originally cheap chrome that rusted through, so blasted and coated satin black. I...
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  • dirth's Avatar
    02-08-22, 07:59 AM
    dirth replied to a thread PA thread in History Archive
    I disagree, it would be a gaudy, the small flash is a high light. Imagine the car in all one colour , then as is ,then the bonnet and middle of the...
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  • camaroSid's Avatar
    02-08-22, 07:47 AM
    camaroSid replied to a thread PA thread in History Archive
    Love the colours on this one, although I think the bonnet and middle of the flash should of also been white.
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  • stilltrying's Avatar
    01-08-22, 08:26 PM
    stilltrying replied to a thread 32 Ford continued in The Workshop
    Looking the nuts:tup:
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  • stilltrying's Avatar
    01-08-22, 08:23 PM
    stilltrying replied to a thread 79 vette clean up in The Workshop
    :tup: A bit more completed, nothing photo worthy, instruments back in but have a few wiring issues by the looks of it, one window will not go down...
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  • jsf55's Avatar
    01-08-22, 06:48 PM
    jsf55 replied to a thread 32 Ford continued in The Workshop
    :tup:
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  • fabphil's Avatar
    01-08-22, 02:06 PM
    fabphil replied to a thread 79 vette clean up in The Workshop
    Every step is a move forward :crazy: I might even see you at the Nationals if mines done.
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  • fabphil's Avatar
    01-08-22, 01:58 PM
    fabphil replied to a thread 32 Ford continued in The Workshop
    Been away for a few days. On my return this was waiting for me :tup: Old school inductive timing light, no bells or whistles, just smells of old...
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  • stilltrying's Avatar
    30-07-22, 08:36 PM
    stilltrying replied to a thread 79 vette clean up in The Workshop
    Double posted again.
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