Jump to content


Photo
- - - - -

Project Ruby - 1981 Hl

roundnose

  • Please log in to reply
229 replies to this topic

#16 Cookiez

Cookiez

    Mini Mad

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 205 posts
  • Location: Huthwaite

Posted 28 October 2013 - 11:39 AM

Off to Body Shop June 2013

 

I made a trolley up from 2 pallets & some castors.

 

Q6rOx52.jpg

 

At its new home for a while

 

ZBUQV97.jpg

 

Jack went up after collage & during the holidays

 

is7VM5b.jpg

 

 

All remaining paint was removed

 

R2aPYJ4.jpg

 

ehDKm04.jpg

 

 

61ChOxn.jpg

 

It was beyond me to have ago at bodywork

 

m3JARX1.jpg

 

KZPFePB.jpg

 

vMuQOZ8.jpg

 

 

 

2 screw holes in rear bins sorted

 

eMpx08K.jpg

 

Unused wiper holes were welded up

 

 

UXclDnR.jpg

 

46QV9Fq.jpg

 

aJxcNXl.jpg

 

BNBCKw7.jpg

 

V13Svrn.jpg

 

2M27AVC.jpg


Edited by Cookiez, 26 September 2019 - 08:58 AM.


#17 Cookiez

Cookiez

    Mini Mad

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 205 posts
  • Location: Huthwaite

Posted 28 October 2013 - 11:49 AM

Parts

 

 

7mmWT69.jpg

 

 

In the Deox C

 

 

7XPxi8X.jpg

 

 

Just starting to bubble

 

B3Fll8X.jpg

 

 

Bottom half has not been in Deox, Top half has

 

aUoWU6F.jpg

 

Deox C after a few days

 

aLE5adS.jpg

 

QVXdkNe.jpg

 

p6FbWIO.jpg

 

 

Gear Linkage refurb
 

sSLOC5U.jpg

 

6KWROPq.jpg

 

ANlLG7N.jpg

 

 

Various Other Bits

 

Kw52tLl.jpg

 

BQHKsCh.jpg

 

4pbi5TF.jpg


Edited by Cookiez, 26 September 2019 - 09:06 AM.


#18 Cookiez

Cookiez

    Mini Mad

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 205 posts
  • Location: Huthwaite

Posted 28 October 2013 - 11:51 AM

Bits in primer

 

HBvzkqo.jpg

 

0A5ZvUN.jpg

 

BGPtjQB.jpg

 

ZdfmS9T.jpg

 

8PqAWxd.jpg

 

ara089C.jpg

 

vrSnXoK.jpg

 

In Paint
 

MOpGvnh.jpg

 

t4AkGDE.jpg

 

14NGsvJ.jpg

 

T9xmpIa.jpg

 

VxcYyPB.jpg

 

tm5Vvdy.jpg

 

 

DSmT9Nv.jpg

 

oMr927S.jpg

 

KtcDCRt.jpg

 

 

eHjvT8c.jpg

 

Bits painted, waiting to go back on

 

hxlK9pK.jpg

 

lskmedQ.jpg

 

iin1b9F.jpg

 

WLHxDNA.jpg

 

2zl4gpf.jpg

 

fGN8IPe.jpg


Edited by Cookiez, 26 September 2019 - 09:16 AM.


#19 Cookiez

Cookiez

    Mini Mad

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 205 posts
  • Location: Huthwaite

Posted 29 October 2013 - 10:09 AM

Polyester Spray Filler with a miss coat of black over the top
Then it had to sit for 2 weeks

 

Pc6rtPI.jpg

 

sJ6T0Cm.jpg

 

tWpScPb.jpg

 

ebvWVFi.jpg

 

 

L1EQezt.jpg

 

Dro3ZFN.jpg

 

BjPWZG1.jpg

 

 

Subframes

 

JWykhcu.jpg

 

E3gKpGx.jpg

 

Flatted Down

 

 

 

Pm9m3B9.jpg

 

 

Ohhh

Paint is next

 

O2yPKBT.jpg


Edited by Cookiez, 26 September 2019 - 09:21 AM.


#20 Cookiez

Cookiez

    Mini Mad

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 205 posts
  • Location: Huthwaite

Posted 30 October 2013 - 04:32 PM

Under Side stone chip

 

ywtyYxu.jpg

 

jzqzQN6.jpg

 

 

 

Inside Stone Chip

 

oNqctqF.jpg

 

 

Under Colour

 

ZsegCBH.jpg

 

7nSBBNn.jpg

 

 

hpGGT18.jpg

 

 

WTGs1AN.jpg

 

 

 

Garage Dog - Again

 

XaU0nd6.jpg

 

 

Inside

 

dDwpttW.jpg

 

gwp8gHn.jpg

 

OqXcQ0E.jpg

 

qtNvGvc.jpg

 

B81odbh.jpg

 

 

qgauo21.jpg


Edited by Cookiez, 26 September 2019 - 09:39 AM.


#21 Cookiez

Cookiez

    Mini Mad

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 205 posts
  • Location: Huthwaite

Posted 30 October 2013 - 04:43 PM

Final Fit Check

 

7BAIlri.jpg

 

yKwbRx5.jpg

 

Then into the booth

 

qtNvGvc.jpg

 

l6HyXDD.jpg

 

lE2CDPp.jpg

 

 

 

Km2gi1D.jpg

 

VhjWr1n.jpg

 

 

 

Ground Coat Done

 

fmm12Fr.jpg

 

Rmw9BXQ.jpg

 

Vhb2ao5.jpg

 

 

Top Coat

 

YEWlgyv.jpg

 

SMi24eJ.jpg

 

Vkj6hFz.jpg

 

Rjj4Ihq.jpg

 

vw19hh4.jpg

 

RDVPynV.jpg

 

AXVxjNY.jpg

 

 

Now for the roof & Stripes

 

X9E1gKl.jpg

 

Oi0SewI.jpg

 

J4iqTCq.jpg

 

JfMYcvM.jpg

 

3q14xmt.jpg

 

ykXEeus.jpg

 

 

1QqeFcb.jpg

 

 

 

Garage Dog wanting to look - (She knows not to go in the booth)

 

BYTF7uV.jpg


Edited by Cookiez, 26 September 2019 - 09:50 AM.


#22 Marco1972

Marco1972

    One Carb Or Two?

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 822 posts
  • Location: Birmingham

Posted 30 October 2013 - 05:36 PM



Nice paint job fella following this build

#23 joezone2001

joezone2001

    Speeding Along Now

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 332 posts
  • Location: kirkby in ashfield

Posted 01 November 2013 - 12:41 AM

That paint looks awesome mate! You've done a really nice job! Good to see garage dog helping out where it can. Can't wait for the next installment! Joe

#24 Cookiez

Cookiez

    Mini Mad

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 205 posts
  • Location: Huthwaite

Posted 01 November 2013 - 07:57 PM

Well that's brought us right up to date

 

This weekend we have to tidy the garage out

The Mini is coming home on Monday

 

I have the doors, bonnet & boot here already

 

 

Then its time to build her up

 

Ive not managed to get the engine painted yet

Wheels are still to paint, Ive had the wheels blasted & some new rubber put on, just need paint



#25 Cookiez

Cookiez

    Mini Mad

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 205 posts
  • Location: Huthwaite

Posted 13 November 2013 - 10:39 AM

Bit of an update

She is home

This was when Jack first got her

IsMDjTS.jpg

This is how she came back

1PmLCSU.jpg

Edited by Cookiez, 26 September 2019 - 11:42 AM.


#26 Cookiez

Cookiez

    Mini Mad

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 205 posts
  • Location: Huthwaite

Posted 09 January 2014 - 03:14 PM

Once back in the garage we started to mount stuff back on the shell
 
I hope I can remember what order it goes back on
 
Jack went round all the nuts and ran the tap through them to clear any paint
 
DT8tJVJ.jpg
 
mIytOiR.jpg
 
XLRVOv6.jpg
 
psC2II9.jpg

plPnYvg.jpg

Edited by Cookiez, 26 September 2019 - 11:42 AM.


#27 Cookiez

Cookiez

    Mini Mad

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 205 posts
  • Location: Huthwaite

Posted 09 January 2014 - 03:49 PM

A few more of front suspension & brakes
 
0hSzlz3.jpg
 
sXKtk6l.jpg
 
HPtFAzu.jpg
 
ztgLA5x.jpg
 
DDRz8tK.jpg
 
lWw9YKe.jpg 
 
 
More bits painted
 
bWkffLt.jpg
 
IMG_2091.jpg
 
Rear Subframe on
 
dM0RClC.jpg
 
 
Even got a wheel on
 
MGF9PZj.jpg
 
Engine went from this
 
K3clri4.jpg
 
 
To this
 
cxpVgT5.jpg
 
oU8Dyqt.jpg
 
Upwards & In (This was boxing day 2103)
 
QX3ezFf.jpg
 
MDNMj00.jpg
 
gTSqY4h.jpg
 
 
 
Oh look,     ITS ON ITS WHEELS
 
gd06ota.jpg
 
rXQFivT.jpg
 

Edited by Cookiez, 26 September 2019 - 11:46 AM.


#28 Marco1972

Marco1972

    One Carb Or Two?

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 822 posts
  • Location: Birmingham

Posted 11 January 2014 - 06:33 PM

Fantastic job

Love your attention to detail this is going to be one smart mini

Mark.

#29 bpirie1000

bpirie1000

    One Carb Or Two?

  • TMF+ Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 953 posts
  • Location: Aberdeenshire
  • Local Club: Amoc

Posted 11 January 2014 - 07:34 PM

Like the fact that you have put a carpet down to keep the mini warm.....

Nice job though keep it up...

Edited by bpirie1000, 11 January 2014 - 07:35 PM.


#30 Steely

Steely

    Camshaft & Stage Two Head

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,764 posts

Posted 11 January 2014 - 08:03 PM

Wow nice looking mini and engine :)





Also tagged with one or more of these keywords: roundnose

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

Mini Spares