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#166 Jared Mk3

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Posted 12 August 2018 - 03:00 PM

I got the calipers cleaned up and ready for paint. Good soak in vinegar and petrol, followed by a wire brush got them nice and clean. They should be rebuilt this week.
 
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I also got the hubs built up. Just a few touch ups on the paint, but otherwise they're good to go.
 
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Posted 13 August 2018 - 04:34 PM

Had some free time at work today, so I assembled the calipers with new seals, pistons, washers etc. Couple of touch ups on the black and they're good to go :
 
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Posted 01 September 2018 - 07:12 PM

Received the last few bits that are needed for the front subframe. Now to find the time to get it all done :
 
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Posted 26 September 2018 - 05:00 PM

Admittedly, the shell has been with the body shop for a while, but that's ok. I went to check up on progress today and I'm rather happy with what I'm seeing. The speaker holes have been closed up with the donor panel I sourced - can't even tel they were there. The battery box has been fitted, so there is now no rust on the car. The exterior is basically ready for final prep to get some primer, but focus has shifted to the interior and engine bay.
 
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Posted 29 September 2018 - 09:30 AM

It already looks so much better since you've bought it. Should be really solid and look really good once finished!

 

Are you going custom or original on this one? 



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Posted 29 September 2018 - 09:56 AM

It already looks so much better since you've bought it. Should be really solid and look really good once finished!

 

Are you going custom or original on this one? 

 

Thank you  =]

 

I'm going to try and stay as original as I can, where I can.



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Posted 12 December 2018 - 08:39 PM

She is now in paint! Still some things to sort out and finish off properly, but it looks good so far. We got as close as possible to the original Protea White. I wasn't able to get a code for the colour and the panelshop preferred the idea of using an existing colour code, rather than matching to original paint, for ease of paint mixing down the line etc. This was matched to the best option available on the colour charts - it's so close, there is nearly no difference.
 
Very happy so far :
 
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Posted 13 December 2018 - 09:46 AM

It is beautiful! They did an amazing job on it. 



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Posted 14 December 2018 - 02:17 PM

wowww looks nice!



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Posted 14 December 2018 - 03:14 PM

Looks brilliant!!!!



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Posted 11 January 2019 - 06:45 PM

At last, the car is ready to come home! Last few bits were sorted out and neatened up. I'm happy with the work that was done and can't wait to get the car home. Arrangements are being made for collection shortly. I really need to get the front subframe together now . . .
 
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Posted 11 January 2019 - 07:05 PM

Thats looking great :thumbsup:



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Posted 12 January 2019 - 08:38 AM

Thats looking great :thumbsup:

 

I'm keen to get it home and start putting pieces back place!



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Posted 12 January 2019 - 02:45 PM

Absolutely love this car and the build so far. Excited to see it all come together now. 



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Posted 13 January 2019 - 01:02 AM

At last, the car is ready to come home! Last few bits were sorted out and neatened up. I'm happy with the work that was done and can't wait to get the car home. Arrangements are being made for collection shortly. I really need to get the front subframe together now . . .
 
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That is looking nice now, but I do like white cars!




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