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« Reply #15 on: May 13, 2015, 08:09:38 PM »

Looks alright. Please, please keep this one!
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« Reply #16 on: May 13, 2015, 08:44:52 PM »

Yes dad!!! Lol
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« Reply #17 on: May 14, 2015, 04:06:38 PM »

started stripping springs and shocks off chassis so i can turn it over to repair.
no pics yet, no progress now until tomorrow afternoon as wedding anniversary today so got to be a good boy tonight!!!!
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« Reply #18 on: May 16, 2015, 06:07:43 PM »

i spent some of the afternoon(after work) dismantling the chassis.


axles and springs!!!!



and chassis, seperated. its a heavy old bugger to move on ya own!!!!



little bit of chassis rot!!!!



and more!!!



hole near rear spring hanger.



and the only other bit i could find.



steel ready to start repairs.



got a free wheeling hub on one side.



and this on other!!!!! got a replacement on the way, think i might need to renew bearings as well!!!!!
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« Reply #19 on: May 18, 2015, 04:41:18 PM »


a bit of rust.


hole!!!


clean inside.




not pretty but does the job.




just a small repair on other side then one near rear shackle mount.
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« Reply #20 on: May 19, 2015, 01:20:30 PM »

There seems to be a mysterious magnetic attraction between you and rust!
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« Reply #21 on: May 19, 2015, 01:43:32 PM »

There seems to be a mysterious magnetic attraction between you and rust!


 Grin

soon be gone, just doing the rear spring hanger at the moment.
then clean and paint, turn over weld other side, clean then paint etc.
soon be back on its wheels.
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« Reply #22 on: May 19, 2015, 02:07:28 PM »

All looks a bit more do-able than the Citroen anyway.
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« Reply #23 on: May 19, 2015, 04:40:41 PM »

sure is andy.

bit more progress, this is not a mega money build, so after welding(forgot pics of rear spring hanger repair, but it got ratrher involved!!!) i started cleaning chassis up, and out came paint and brush. had 2 tins on the shelf so thought why not.





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« Reply #24 on: May 19, 2015, 07:07:03 PM »

Nice colour!
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« Reply #25 on: May 19, 2015, 07:24:04 PM »

i thought so, hope i've enough as had tins on shelf for a few years!!! hammerite smooth aubergine.
don't know if they still do the colour.

just got an original steering column and mount, just to find a front bulkhead and seat base.
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« Reply #26 on: May 20, 2015, 05:08:52 PM »

more cleaning and painting done, (mrs at work so won't get a bollocking for stinking house out lol!!!!)

found out that hammerite don't do the colour now!!!
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« Reply #27 on: May 20, 2015, 05:36:51 PM »

Yeah that figures! Maybe do it in black Hammerite, then blow a couple of coats of something more colourful over the top afterwards?
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« Reply #28 on: May 20, 2015, 05:51:57 PM »

might get some stone chip black, never going to be a show queen!!!!!! that purple is rather shocking!!!!!
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« Reply #29 on: May 20, 2015, 07:34:21 PM »

Isn't that the point? Be different.
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