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    Well done , like others on here , really looking forward to seeing it out and about next year.
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    Well done!
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    well done mate, look forward to seeing it a some shows next year
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    Got my registration papers back and been for my first drive.... unfortunately overheated, but nothing I can't solve. Otherwise here's some photos including one of the front undergoing modification to look like she should have in the first place. Grill would be black with a brass insert and that's a real 23 T bumper at the bottom.Name:  Test passed-reduced.jpg
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    Brilliant, very nicely done !
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    Aye, well done, really please for you mate.

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    Fantastic, very well done Steve, now to get out there & enjoy it.
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    In the pictures above showing the front of the car those headlamp surrounds I just taped on. So now the process of making them fit... although I don't know exactly where they came from, manufacturer wise these are obviously made to mount on brackets either side of a grill shell. To that end they come in 3 pieces with a front bezel, rear body and cap. After taking the deep breath I cut the backs off leaving enough for folding over, that lip will fit behind the plastic light mounts. After some hammering with a rubber mallet and a round lump of aluminium which I fortunately had that is almost the same size, the edges were folded over but with Crinkles. After annealing with a blow torch I hammered it flat with a large plate of aluminium on top and presto now I have two flat headlight backs ready to mount to the bulkhead.

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    That looks better. The set-up you see you on the front is only for this summer later I'll be adding Steel shell motometer and dog bone.as I do the full rebuild this winter.

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    That looks better. The set-up you see you on the front is only for this summer later I'll be adding Steel shell motometer and dog bone.as I do the full rebuild this winter.

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    Good to see it 'in the flesh' at the breakfast meet last Sunday. I have to say it sounded great when you drove off.

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    Rumour has it this car is undergoing a little bit of wood transplantation. ....
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    And so it starts. Looking forward to the finished frame. Will be nice to have doors with Windows! Those cut pieces of tree will soon be body frames.

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    Latest. Mocked up samples. Gives you a bit of an idea of what's to come.Name:  20190924_120603.jpg
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