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The good thing about lead loading is if your not happy with it you can heat it up and start again, keep practising Jayne...:thumbup:

 

Thanks Dave :thumbup:

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The good thing about lead loading is if your not happy with it you can heat it up and start again, keep practising Jayne...:thumbup:

Watch American chopper bernst does loads,looks like a case of practice makes perfect :)

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Loaded the rear deck to rear quarters this evening, I like to do these sort of joints as they are the ones that trend to flex the most...

 

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I reckon you have mastered that!

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All four hinges restored and painted. :rolleyes:

 

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N/S front wing all stripped and ready to be mounted and repaired, job for the weekend..

 

 

 

 

 

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Spent the day rebuilding the N/S front wing, nearly done, just the last bit that joins the front valance panel left to do..

 

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Slowly slowly getting there.... :rolleyes:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Lovely that is. . You sorted my bits mate . Im stripping wings off this week if it dont rain to bad lol

where you get the repair panels from?or did you make them?

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Good work with the lead. It's something I have been meaning to try for years. I'm going to give it a go this year on my MK3 :thumbup:

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Well the last two weeks have been a bit of a roller coaster, first the Chevy decided to drop a valve so had to rebuild the engine. Next my wife is going to have a baby!!! (First time father for me)

 

So lots of decisions to be made, and I have decided to sell the Chevy, that way I can put a bit more money into the Cortina and will probably be looking for a 2 Door Mk2, one that's on the road. (help needed)

 

Then the fun begins, running the gauntlet of witling out the Tyre kickers, chancers, joy riders when I advertise the Truck.. :tears:

 

 

 

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Well the last two weeks have been a bit of a roller coaster, first the Chevy decided to drop a valve so had to rebuild the engine. Next my wife is going to have a baby!!! (First time father for me)

 

So lots of decisions to be made, and I have decided to sell the Chevy, that way I can put a bit more money into the Cortina and will probably be looking for a 2 Door Mk2, one that's on the road. (help needed)

 

Then the fun begins, running the gauntlet of witling out the Tyre kickers, chancers, joy riders when I advertise the Truck.. :tears:

 

Congratulations on the baby news m8 ;). I'd put the truck for sale on RodsnSods most seem genuine guys over there ;)

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Congratulations on the baby news m8 ;). I'd put the truck for sale on RodsnSods most seem genuine guys over there ;)

 

Thanks for the info..

 

Just the write up to do.. :rolleyes:

 

 

 

 

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Congratulations and good luck with the family :D

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Finished the N/S front wing. :rolleyes:

 

From this...

 

 

 

 

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Also found a very good metal cleaner called Deox C Gel, just wipe it on and use a Scotchbrite, then rinse with clean water. Brings it up a treat.. and it leaves a phosphoric coating.. :rolleyes:

 

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Truck should be advertised this weekend,been sorting out a few glitches after engine rebuild.

 

 

 

 

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Congratulations on the baby news m8 ;). I'd put the truck for sale on RodsnSods most seem genuine guys over there ;)

 

and carandclassic.co.uk

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