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#1 clarkey31

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Posted 05 November 2017 - 08:16 PM

So picked myself up another project today (not like i have enough all ready) my brother inlaw started this one but has no time to finish so i took it off his hands

 

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#2 wingnut

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Posted 05 November 2017 - 08:28 PM

I look forward to following this.I like your pickup and van builds



#3 clarkey31

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Posted 08 November 2017 - 07:34 PM

I look forward to following this.I like your pickup and van builds

 

Thanks I am hoping this one will be done a lot quicker than them and i can be driving it in the new year



#4 nicnoo

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Posted 19 December 2017 - 09:52 AM

Looking forward to seeing this. should inspire me when I get round to doing a proper job on mine.



#5 clarkey31

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Posted 19 December 2017 - 08:35 PM

Looking forward to seeing this. should inspire me when I get round to doing a proper job on mine.

 thanks as it stands i havent touched it yet just to busy with customers cars hopping to have some time over xmas on it



#6 clarkey31

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Posted 28 December 2017 - 05:03 PM

Well a week away from the garage was enough so thought i would go in and spend the day on my mini for a change, manage to get it in to primer this is only a quick job to get it tidy enough to use it no resto going on here not got the time..

 

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#7 clarkey31

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Posted 30 December 2017 - 06:12 PM

Well another day and a half on the mini and we have some paint on as said this was only really a blow over not something i ever do but needs must on this as i want to use it and dont have time or space to to do a full bare metal job on it at the moment so this will do until i get more time..

 

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#8 Vinay-RS

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Posted 30 December 2017 - 06:29 PM

Love that colour! So retro and awesome! 



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Posted 30 December 2017 - 08:09 PM

Looks great. Had one this colour a while back

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#10 clarkey31

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Posted 05 January 2018 - 03:23 PM

Well painted all panels today so back on the car next week so it can be put out of the workshop.  And yes i did miss small dent in the one door that had a new skin on will have to get the pdr rods out but these things happen esspecial when your rushing..

 

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Posted 06 January 2018 - 07:33 AM

awesome work there for a quick tidy up, i did the same to my clubby a few years back, it got a sand back prep and some colour just to make it presentable for daily use and some shows. I have a real love for brown clubmans for some reason lol



#12 GraemeC

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Posted 06 January 2018 - 08:04 AM

Does the drivers front wing not need cutting the same as the passenger side?

#13 clarkey31

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Posted 06 January 2018 - 06:19 PM

awesome work there for a quick tidy up, i did the same to my clubby a few years back, it got a sand back prep and some colour just to make it presentable for daily use and some shows. I have a real love for brown clubmans for some reason lol

Thanks that the plan just get it on the rd for now otherwise it will just sit in the yard waiting for me to have the time to do a proper job

 

Does the drivers front wing not need cutting the same as the passenger side?

 That is a very good question and one i thought about today myself the honest answer is i am not sure it is how i bought it will have to see i guess lol



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Posted 28 January 2018 - 03:13 PM

well not much of an update as my daily car and van both decide to break so had to sort them out but have got all the doors on now new seal in the week and then it water tight so atleast i can put outside to give me a bit more work space..

 

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Posted 28 January 2018 - 04:26 PM

Love this colour .....


Brown ... the underrated 70’s hero




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