Meet uncle albert

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Re: Meet uncle albert

by rich30mex » Wed Sep 25, 2019 7:40 pm

Cliff wrote:Looks like it just needs a good scrubbing back and some under seal?


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the plan is to strip it back stone chip it paint it and redo all the lines fuel and brakelines all the way through
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Re: Meet uncle albert

by rich30mex » Wed Sep 25, 2019 7:52 pm

few pictures from today
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external pump assembly will need a bit of a clean up lol
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the spear wheel well is the worst bit but still solid
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THE TEA BAG Calibra l,e number 4
THE WELLY rio verdi ecotec on a N reg
UNCLE ALBERT gray 8v on a J reg

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Re: Meet uncle albert

by rich30mex » Wed Sep 25, 2019 7:56 pm

one of the bay
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Re: Meet uncle albert

by Phill » Thu Sep 26, 2019 7:41 pm

Your car looks really clean underneath Rich, I dont think your gonna find any major problems. I also like the 8v engine, i had one in my old cav sri, they are easy to work on with all that room round about it.
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Re: Meet uncle albert

by rich30mex » Thu Sep 26, 2019 8:34 pm

Phill wrote:Your car looks really clean underneath Rich, I dont think your gonna find any major problems. I also like the 8v engine, i had one in my old cav sri, they are easy to work on with all that room round about it.

cheers phil im wanting to mint her said i wasnt going to do nothing to it till the other 2 are fully completed but already started ordering bits :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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UNCLE ALBERT gray 8v on a J reg

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Re: Meet uncle albert

by John appleby » Fri Sep 27, 2019 5:38 pm

looks good cant wait to see what do
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Re: Meet uncle albert

by Phill » Fri Sep 27, 2019 8:26 pm

rich30mex wrote:
Phill wrote:Your car looks really clean underneath Rich, I dont think your gonna find any major problems. I also like the 8v engine, i had one in my old cav sri, they are easy to work on with all that room round about it.

cheers phil im wanting to mint her said i wasnt going to do nothing to it till the other 2 are fully completed but already started ordering bits :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:


That's what happens when you decide to do one thing and it snowballs to a full restoration lol. My partner thinks I'm nuts for buying parts and hoarding them till I can do the car.
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