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#1 mini danny

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Posted 22 December 2011 - 02:29 PM

hiya as some of you know i saved a van from the scrappy and today i got change to go up and get some more pictures of here and hot wired her as i had no keys and she turns over freeley took the rocker off and found like a hard oil residue heres the pics

danny

when she was at the scrappy :(

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on this one remember the big dents on the rear qauter
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and today when she came out to see daylight

drivers floor >-<
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passengers is the same

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and here she is out in the sun

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inner wing ouch

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the engine

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does anyone know what this is on the manifold

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the bent roof :(

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remember the 2 big dents in the rear qauter i got inside and kicked them yes i kicked them and they just popped out :)

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the oilly crap on rockers

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all of it on the rocker

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then her tucked back in bed

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any comments welcome

danny

#2 R1minimagic

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Posted 22 December 2011 - 02:35 PM

Looks like it will keep you busy, how much did you give for it?

That thing on the manifold looks like the warm air intake for the air filter

#3 mini danny

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Posted 22 December 2011 - 02:36 PM

Looks like it will keep you busy, how much did you give for it?

That thing on the manifold looks like the warm air intake for the air filter


thanks and yes very lol and 350 off the scrapyard just before it got crushed

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Posted 22 December 2011 - 02:59 PM

Doesn't look as bad as i thought it would!
But still looks like bit of a task!
Very jelous!
Good luck, Captain!
Will be following its progress closely!

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Posted 22 December 2011 - 03:16 PM

Looks similar to one i'm restoring! Floor has all gone on mine too, but the roof is better than yours (apart from where looks like it was lifted with a forklift!). Rear corners and both wings have gone as well on both sides on mine!

I'll be keeping an eye on this, what year is it may I ask?

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Posted 22 December 2011 - 03:31 PM

Ouch! That roof is pretty out of shape. You've certainly got your work cut out for you. How long are you thinking it will take you to complete?

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Posted 22 December 2011 - 03:43 PM

Ya roof is pretty bad and ya floors are gone really bad lol and ild like it done in 3 years :)

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Posted 22 December 2011 - 05:17 PM

Best of luck to you. Would love to watch it come back from the brink!

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Posted 22 December 2011 - 05:46 PM

If this van has been registered as scrapped with the d.v.l.a can you get a log book for it.

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Posted 22 December 2011 - 06:00 PM

Good job, you saved it :D

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Posted 22 December 2011 - 10:15 PM

looks like a good project those dents in the rear quarter came out easy enough then? how are you planning on getting the roof back in line because i don't think kicking it will work as well for this ;D

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Posted 22 December 2011 - 10:36 PM

nice! think you might have to employ a bloke and a landrover to pull that roof straight ;D

god luck with the body work O_O more holey than a monk!

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Posted 23 December 2011 - 02:08 AM

great project! will be keeping an eye on this build
that oily stuff on the rockers and covers suggest the oil hasn't been changed in a while. I had the same with the mini I bought. crank needed polished. new big and main ends and a few other bits. hopefully yours won't be as bad

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Posted 23 December 2011 - 08:57 AM

Danny,that's a good Xmas present. I'll look forward to seeing how you tackle this. You've got a big heart. All the best

Hugh

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Posted 23 December 2011 - 10:42 AM

Hell of a job you have taken on but looking at your other thread you are up to it. Good luck !

Graham




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