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Old 26-12-2005, 02:13 PM   #1
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heres my brothers series 1 we were restoring to keep but he has since found a non custom he is going to keep instead but instead of breaking this one we decided to carry on and save it from the grave

Front end stripped





Inner wing cleaned up and repaired



Primed and stonechipped



Engine bay rubbed down




Front panel fitted


Wings fitted




Back panel fitted



Turned over ready for underside




Painted and stonechipped



Rubberised coating added



Painted and suspension refitted



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Old 26-12-2005, 02:16 PM   #2
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Thats looking a bit nice mate, love these series 1's!!
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Old 26-12-2005, 02:22 PM   #3
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Old 26-12-2005, 02:26 PM   #4
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more to follow just need to organize the pics
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Old 26-12-2005, 03:04 PM   #5
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lookin great so far
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Old 26-12-2005, 04:29 PM   #6
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That looks very good m8, keep us posted, nice project!
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Old 26-12-2005, 05:10 PM   #7
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Looking good John!

Is yours back on the road again?
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Old 26-12-2005, 05:45 PM   #8
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fraid not daz been a bit occupie elsewhere as you can see ive set myself a a date to have it finishe its national day at pod



more pics

Engine bay primed




Inside primed





more later
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Old 26-12-2005, 06:22 PM   #9
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Cracking job there ,love it
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Old 26-12-2005, 06:33 PM   #10
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Yeah baby
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Old 26-12-2005, 06:57 PM   #11
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That looks well nice
Can't wait till mines finished
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Old 26-12-2005, 07:04 PM   #12
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second that mate looks good
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Old 26-12-2005, 08:27 PM   #13
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looking good mate keep up with the pics
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Very impressed keep up the good work
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Old 27-12-2005, 12:16 PM   #15
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Old 27-12-2005, 12:48 PM   #16
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Inside painted





Engine bay




Outside in primer




Ready for paint


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Old 27-12-2005, 12:50 PM   #17
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mint mate, love the s1's good to see another being saved, good work!¬
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Old 27-12-2005, 01:13 PM   #18
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doors in primer



boot in primer



car painted






bonnet painted



boot painted



doors painted



de masked



more to come later engine and box are in so is the loom and hal the interior trim
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Wow, great progress there m8!!
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Old 01-01-2006, 05:33 PM   #20
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more piccys this week when i go down there tommorow
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Stunning work there ,looks fantastic
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Old 01-01-2006, 06:33 PM   #22
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Looking awesome mate
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Old 01-01-2006, 07:17 PM   #24
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Thanks for all your comments hope to have it finished soon
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Looks great A proper job
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looks stunning mate, but i hate seein the underneath of any rs turbo right now as it remind me ive gotta put all my fuel lines and brake lines back on etc and have never done it b4
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Good to see another one being saved, it looks like it gonna be a minter
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That looks really nice!!! Well done glad you kept at it
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stunning!

got a pic of the shell 'turner overers'? and are they bought or made?
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Nice....very! Excellent work, nice resto there...looks awesome in paint. Damn shame I didn't have a jig like that when doing the underside! Keep the pics coming mate
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stunning!

got a pic of the shell 'turner overers'? and are they bought or made?
they are a proper made thing its one of them its not what you know its who you know. lent them of somebody he's had them for years and won't sell them ill try and get some pics.

thanks for your comments.
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top stuff coming along a treat
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Looks great. Are the panels you have fitted pattern parts? If so did they line up easily. Did you have to do much welding on the sills etc. Compared to some cars posted yours looks very solid. Keep up the excellent work
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looks good im liking s1's more and more
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Old 03-01-2006, 10:14 AM   #39
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how much do you charge? mine needs inner wing and scuttle and fornt panel doing. your work looks superb!
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Old 03-01-2006, 02:58 PM   #40
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