Upright Prefect Build - Page 16
Have an account? Register

Forgot your password?

Forgot your username?

 
Likes Likes:  0
+ Reply to Thread
Page 16 of 16 FirstFirst ... 6 14 15 16
Results 151 to 157 of 157
  1. #151
    Official RnS Addict Perfect65's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Keeston, H/west
    Posts
    1,364
    Images
    799
    Post Thanks / Like
    Perfect65 is offline
    I have tried steaming the wrinkles and result is mostly disappointing but with some minor improvements. I'm thinking I might have to take come areas down and try again but other parts I will have to live with. People who have seen it think its pretty good but I think its the wallpaper syndrome - the hanger sees every blemish but the visitors never notice any of them just seeing the overall effect. I wish I could do that as the problem is compounded every time I try to take a picture it seems worse with the flash highlighting the slightest wrinkle. This is a good bit......

    ........and this too.........


    Now this I thought was good till I took the picture. This is the area where I should have made paper patterns of the Sydney Opera House/orange peel shape. I get another go on the second car soon............


    But I am happy enough with this....

    Next, I need to work out the best way to renovate the sun visors or perhaps they could be colour stained or resprayed. There must be a tutorial somewhere.
    Last edited by Perfect65; 31-05-2018 at 07:29.
    Greatest discombobulations to all my readers.

  2. Remove Advertisements
    RodsnSods.co.uk
    Advertisements
     

  3. #152
    Official RnS Addict Perfect65's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Keeston, H/west
    Posts
    1,364
    Images
    799
    Post Thanks / Like
    Perfect65 is offline
    Finally got the back seat over to Chris at Custom Coach Trimming in Evesham (Hot Rod Trimmer on here) and I am well pleased with the result. Although the old seat was good enough it didn't match the lovely job Chris did on the front bench seat so the budget had to stretch again. Vinyl is Jaguar Cinnamon.





    Now just the armrests and door cards to do. Might just try cleaning the armrests first to see how they come up but if not satisfied it could mean another job for Chris after we have relocated to Wales.
    Last edited by Perfect65; 31-08-2018 at 08:55.
    Greatest discombobulations to all my readers.

  4. #153
    Rods 'n' Sods Junkie
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    bradford west yorkshire
    Posts
    364
    Images
    481
    Post Thanks / Like
    splitty66 is offline
    Looking good mate , now I see how the arm rests fit and the shape of them , why the big move ?.

  5. Remove Advertisements
    RodsnSods.co.uk
    Advertisements
     

  6. #154
    Official RnS Addict Perfect65's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Keeston, H/west
    Posts
    1,364
    Images
    799
    Post Thanks / Like
    Perfect65 is offline
    Those armrests must be a swine to replicate. If you need some detail pictures I should be able to help. I might even have a roughish set to copy. Yes a big move but we love Wales, especially the coastal areas, and a bungalow with 2 double garages was also a pull. We havent sold our own home yet so it will mean commuting with van and box trailer for a few months, van with car and workshop stuff and trailer with furniture. Luckily we have loan of big twin axle trailer from a friend in next village to where we are going. I will need a car trailer for a week to do 4 vehicles unless I can sell the black Prefect in the meantime. Arranging care for 104 year old mum is also on the to do list but have 2 brothers so more or less covered. Keep the reports coming, you seem to be on a roll at the moment.
    Greatest discombobulations to all my readers.

  7. #155
    Rods 'n' Sods Junkie
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    bradford west yorkshire
    Posts
    364
    Images
    481
    Post Thanks / Like
    splitty66 is offline
    Hi how’s the car doing? Back in photo 49 you’ve got new running boards , do you remember where you got them from, and a price, I’ve been looking at making my own and also looked at beetle ones as they look a similar shape and long enough to cut down to length, cheers in a£Vance ,Keith.

  8. #156
    Official RnS Addict Perfect65's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Keeston, H/west
    Posts
    1,364
    Images
    799
    Post Thanks / Like
    Perfect65 is offline
    Just seen your message. The running boards came from a man who lives on the A1 at Wyboston called Jim Calver. Phone number 07985 551086.
    Price was £45 each collected from memory.

    Just started looking at the car again and remembering the things I didn't like about it. Rear suspension needs improving in the ladder bar area and also rear handbrake could be better. I currently have it over the pit and one by one releasing the shackle bolts to see where the tight spots are.
    Greatest discombobulations to all my readers.

  9. #157
    Rods 'n' Sods Junkie
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    bradford west yorkshire
    Posts
    364
    Images
    481
    Post Thanks / Like
    splitty66 is offline
    Cheers Dave , i will give him a call when we get back from America in two weeks,

+ Reply to Thread
Page 16 of 16 FirstFirst ... 6 14 15 16

Quick Reply Quick Reply

Register Now

Please enter the name by which you would like to log-in and be known on this site.

Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Where you live, Town\City\County etc.

Please enter your full name
This field cannot be edited once it has been completed other than via contacting the site admin. Please make sure the information is correct first time.

Log-in

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

    Similar Threads

    1. Upright Prefect roof panel
      By Perfect65 in forum Stuff - WANTED
      Replies: 0
      Last Post: 02-09-2011, 19:52
    2. Upright Prefect flip front
      By Fordzon in forum Stuff - WANTED
      Replies: 2
      Last Post: 24-08-2011, 20:38
    3. Upright Prefect
      By Perfect65 in forum Vehicles - FOR SALE
      Replies: 2
      Last Post: 16-07-2011, 22:25
    4. A few upright Prefect parts
      By Enfo54 in forum Stuff - FOR SALE
      Replies: 0
      Last Post: 11-04-2011, 11:27
    5. upright prefect pics added
      By crumble in forum Vehicles - FOR SALE
      Replies: 4
      Last Post: 22-08-2009, 19:52

    Bookmarks

    Posting Permissions

    • You may post new threads
    • You may post replies
    • You may not post attachments
    • You may not edit your posts
    •