Discussion in 'Restorations' started by shielsy, Jun 30, 2012.
Wow what a job you've done. Very special car. Don't let this one get away!
stewarty call round the day on its maiden semi legal voyage lol , and we done some pics , owen nw
yellowmitch or alan from nboc forum came round to see he himself has a nice collection of classics
micheal admires his handi work with his 2 daughters
stewarty amd micheal with the girls
side by side there so different
alan helps rubbing down seat frames before a coat of 2k black paint
seat frames now painted and look good , owennw
back seat back from the trimmers and in the car owen nw
That's a lovely finish on the 500. What guns do you use for primer and top?
i use the same gun for both , cheap one for £35 dont no what its called sorry , but i mix the paint 3 to 1 owen n w
front seats now ready owen nw
mate landed with a strip stainless mesh that he found in a car in the scrap yard new in a packet and it was an exact fit, placed on the grill and run a bead of glue on to keep it on and held with loom ties , which il cut of tomorrow when the glue sets . and held with stainless screws
Wow, what a car (s) you have now. I love it.
thanks i no there not vw s but they are air cooled and a wee bit different owen nw
new door handles keys
new engine lid lock keys
roof bar and painted 2k black
new badge and seal seal to be glued in owen nw
tomorrow myself and stewarty visit our first car show together with the 2 126 s and a friends 500 , we spent all day preping them had a bit of crack too owen nw colm stewarty
at stewartys ie rs autos
mr edd another friend rebonded the quargter glass es
first outing for the 2 fiats , then tony landed with his 500 so all 3 irish cars where on disply owen nw
tiny with some friends
the three irish in a row
me da with tiny
brillant day and lots of interest in all 3 cars , owen n w
so 70 s or what ghia is 72 126 77 owen nw
that is lush!!
Nice thread pal
One of my fave toy cars when I was a kid was a fiat 126 as it had all opening doors, bonnet etc
after a year of trying to track down original dash parts for my 500 i finally got them thanks to a very good friend in the fiat work GARY VIPOND , he managed to source them for me and at a ggod price , i stripped the dash and flattened it with 800 wet dry and hand polished and am well pleased ,
and got a new metal sunroof clip and good headlights owen nw one step closer
the 2 dash light in the pic are rocking horse Marmitee to find £50 each on ebay i got miner in a deal
spare mph clock again rocking horse Marmitee to find
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