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  1. Thread: restoring mk1

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    Looking very tidy, good work :thumbup:

    Looking very tidy, good work :thumbup:
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    Can't help with the knocking noise but good to...

    Can't help with the knocking noise but good to hear about the Type 4 lump :thumbup:
  3. Cheers Gents, I wanted this to be a mainly...

    Cheers Gents, I wanted this to be a mainly outsourced build, the 3D Print stuff has gone to plan in that respect, because I found a great 3D freelancer to work with, who takes my ideas and improves...
  4. I had the underside of the front compartment...

    I had the underside of the front compartment done, which came out pretty good, but the 'coat on the seats didn't go off (until I baked it for 3 days) and even then the quality wasn't what I was...
  5. Great find. So this is an ADD (Mk1) Car because...

    Great find. So this is an ADD (Mk1) Car because of the removable hatch 'sunroof' ?

    Those are the seats I got with my Elam Mk1 many moons ago, they are more comfortable that they look.
    ...
  6. I had the dashtop scanned and put on a CNC table,...

    I had the dashtop scanned and put on a CNC table, this was to cut the vent holes accurately
    and get the 3D print top fittings to match-up.

    Pictured below is the Fuse box hatch being cut out and...
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    Progressing well - good work :thumbup:

    Progressing well - good work :thumbup:
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    Good to see this covered on here :thumbup:

    Good to see this covered on here :thumbup:
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    Good to see the car back on the forum :cool1: ...

    Good to see the car back on the forum :cool1: keep us updated
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    Nice update; Are the Sway-aways set for raising...

    Nice update;
    Are the Sway-aways set for raising the ride height at the front?
    Are you going to soften the front end?
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    Welcome to the forum. I like the stance of the...

    Welcome to the forum.
    I like the stance of the car, the slot mags look good but could do with a polish ;-)
    The roof should open level (parallel) to the car, or as near as possible. There is an ...
  12. Thread: restoring mk1

    by steve
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    Come on man, we need pictures

    Come on man, we need pictures
  13. I am not actually throwing money, I am throwing...

    I am not actually throwing money, I am throwing time, that's worse :-(
  14. Cheers man, you seem determined to see me grow...

    Cheers man, you seem determined to see me grow and develop my skill-set!
    I did actually do some research on this, and DIY flocking kits retail from GBP £50 - £1000, the kit that Mostin used on his...
  15. Thread: 009

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    I don't know if I will build my own loom, but I...

    I don't know if I will build my own loom, but I will have spare wires going to all corners of the car to allow for new features, upgrades, or forgotten stuff.
  16. I had a tough day sanding (grinding) the flowcoat...

    I had a tough day sanding (grinding) the flowcoat off my seat backs/sides, so now I am now back to where I was 5 weeks ago :cry: The Flowcoat was a mistake, the homemade oven was a necessary PITA;...
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    He might be surprised to see what they are £going...

    He might be surprised to see what they are £going for these days, Alistair
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    To explain the difference between the 2 prices;...

    To explain the difference between the 2 prices;
    BL1B is a Blue Tinted screen with Obscuration band (black edge to cover the sealant)
    CL1B is a Clear screen with Obscuration band.

    Other colour...
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    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1969-Nova...0AAOSwl29gGPwE

    >> 1969 Nova MK1 - Ferrari Lamborghini AC Cobra GT40 Replica Kit Car VW Volkswagen | eBay

    Am I the only person that thinks that a £12k price tag is a bit cheeky for that car?
  20. Thread: 009

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    Well done man, following this with interest...

    Well done man, following this with interest :thumbup:
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    I am late to the party here, but well done on...

    I am late to the party here, but well done on another MOT and a great update on the canopy trim, good food for thought there as well, as I have a pair of those gathering dust in the loft.
  22. Here is my '5 mins' from earlier in the week: ...

    Here is my '5 mins' from earlier in the week:

    I cut down the Granada steering coupling, I will get this machined-down to fit the OEM Polo tube (shown)
    the other end of the tube has the Rack...
  23. I want to the seats to fit, operate (i.e. the...

    I want to the seats to fit, operate (i.e. the runners), and look decent.
    Easier said than done.
    These are my seats (the white seat shown in other build pics is a 'build' seat) the seats might be...
  24. I have been throwing some serious hours at my...

    I have been throwing some serious hours at my build over Xmas & Jan, however progress has been fairly modest to say the least...

    My steering column issue still hasn't gone away, the custom UJs...
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    If you don't know circumstances or the background...

    If you don't know circumstances or the background to a decision, then don't comment on it.
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