Discussion in 'Restorations' started by shielsy, Jun 30, 2012.
sorry, I have no comment ,just wanted to be the 700th post ...
lol while man happy xmas too
a bit more done 1 flexi 3 had already been fitted cooper brake pipes rebuiklt ps door new roof on fixed in place side indicators horn etc etc
need 2 patrol tank straps if anyone has some
every nut bolt screw covered in cooper grease
lol and dust
new clock and dash lights
look at coolrunning now not far of red carpet to go in etc
stig of the dump mr edd
after a long illness again back to doing light bits installed new inner outer scrappers ,
Nice to see your back in the workshop owen
cleaned up knee pad for under dash and gear stick gaiter retainer and painted both , then new gaiter , got the new carpet set out great quality , new door cards , fitted handles , need 2 jesus clips that hold winder and door handles on . need to secure carpet in place then finish the interior , have to fitt 4 new bump stops , jack it up on stands and paint the rims ,. owen nw
very yellow snowed of to day , i went to fit front seat to find they where a mile of , new floor with new runners didnt fitt, MY FAULT FOR NOT CHECKING FIRST I NO I NO , so with a heavey heart i had to drill chisel out the runners , squeeze them in vise ring edges , and trial fit each time till they fitted , night mare and reweld in , my nice shiney paint , i now have to tidy up the welds prime seam seal and repaint , owen nw
today we put in a full set of bump stops , drill out a broken wheel stud , etc a a few bits bobs owen nw
plenty of cooper grease
out side to make it easier to see what we where doing
seam sealed the newly welded in modified runners now the seats fitt
his wee staffy kept climbing on us lol
wheels to do
paint to retouch up where i had to weld
knee pad on has any one got a short one for lhd
well couple of years later , BILLY S beetle is finished 10k later , he s getting married on sat and the beetle is ready to do its bit , have laugh at lizzys wedding invites ,the cars amazing , no half measures ie 5 tyres 5 rims blasted painted laquered 5 stainless hubcaps 2 stainless bumpers £1200
doesn t lt lookwell along side my fiesta 16500 miles
invite lizzy pulling billy towedding shadow the dog watching , the dog is on the top table at the wedding lol
Neat cars ...
its A GREAT FEELING TO SEE the scrap car come in finished car go out , plenty of people pulled together to do this andmake it happen for his wedding
look at the difference in tiny
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