tiny now 10 gets tobuy his first car a vw polo

Discussion in 'Restorations' started by shielsy, Aug 8, 2018.

  1. now then Owen, hope your well fella, its been a while!
  2. yes mork it has been , in a much better place now , glad to be back ,MISSED the crack and friendship of friends on here , now tiny has now taken a great interest in cars il enjoy teaching him
  3. did ye ever finish the bug
  4. glad to hear your on the up, long may it continue!

    We didn't have a bug but we had the 73 (Gusbus) which is used often, he has a 1915 type 4 which goes very well & we love getting away in him. Major, our '77 westy is in the workshop at the moment undergoing a rebuild..all good fun innit :D
  5. 10 eh..
    How time flies..

    He will soon be 18..:eek:
  6. well james cooke fitted new part so now starting of the key , just need to move it , until where ready to do it
  7. Have you got somewhere on private land where he can drive it or us he just going to tinker with the engine and tidy it up? Btw have you still got your Moggy Minor?
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  8. Merlin Cat

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    It looks very tidy. I’d drive that. Btw happy belated birthday @shielsy :)
  9. moggy flew out the door , same as spitfire and fiat 500, now have 78 fiesta with 16500 miles minter , 91 cavalier 41000 minter plastic still on back seats full history , files etc 14oo twin cAM MK 3 ASTRA 61000 miles full history viva , cheers for birthday
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  10. engine is perfect , 1 4 inch sq patch , mo[p body , carpet set, james next door neighbour bought it new
  11. well tiny and my self cleaned the car out finding loads of bits and bobs along the way , his favor money lol ,
    tiny chopped the sound deading away using wood chisel and small hammer under supervision off course. little bit worse than it looked but now done , he put on silver paint until i get some primer ,when it was jacked it i was shocked how clean it is under neath

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  12. well to day in went out and started to mop one side of the car to see if the paint would come to life . things stared well one side of roof ps , ps quarter panel ,,top of tail gate .
    it was then i felt the mop going funny so i turned it of ,just in time . the plastic stem of the mop head split .it stopped just before it flew of and could have hit me in the face , but have a look its coming uo ok
    tinys polo 001.JPG tinys polo 002.JPG tinys polo 003.JPG
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  13. Its certainly coming up brighter
  14. cheers well pleased with the first pass,the mate adrian gave him a new sound deading pad and fixed the stem on the mop head , and replaced 2 wipers
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  15. james who tiny bought the car off just landed and said he found the cars original 2nd key , the first i knew i heard the car starting , at that his daughter opened the door to say don t worry daddys trying the key , lol
  16. went out in between light showers and done the ps wing door and bonnett on tiny s polo, slow work but with the health not the best everythings a struggle ,
    help keep the wee man happy
    look how clean it is under front wing and rear inner arch stickers still on suspension tinys polo 002.JPG tinys polo 003.JPG tinys polo 004.JPG tinys polo 005.JPG tinys polo 006.JPG
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  17. this was before i give it a wash ill take a pic when dry to see how it came up
  18. What compound are you using owen?
  19. OE COMPOUND medium fine

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