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  1. Tech Discussion
    Hello everyone Can anyone help or have any tips , doing a few body work jobs on my mk2 consul today , i noticed its gained a few more battle wounds from being parked up on the carpark out side my house (my car space) whats happened is the local kids play football on the carpark and one...
  2. Stuff - WANTED
    hi has anybody got a full set of headliner bars for a pop 103.cheers.
  3. The Garage
    Hello, This is my first attempt at chopping a top. I think I did OK. l laded the Apillars back rather then cutting the roof. It is a 4 inch chop front and back. Laying the pillars back you get 5 inch lower in the front
  4. Chat
    .... but I'd better get the leaky windscreen fixed before Friday :( http://www.metcheck.com/V40/UK/FREE/dayforecast.asp?day=7&zipcode=Aldershot
  5. Stuff - FOR SALE
    Brand New Technical Details Capacity: 475Ltr Huge Size: 1970L x 760W x 360H (mm) Aerodynamic design minimises noise Includes fitting kit for quick & easy fitting Product Description Designed to fit both square and oval shaped bars including both manufacturer's original equipment and...
  6. Stuff - FOR SALE
    Well, not quite but enough flake to do your own.:tup: 6 oz of mid blue flake £20 plus P&P 6 oz tub of HOC rainbow flake ( that way you get EVERY colour :incheek: ) £30 plus P&P 100grams of white pearl powder, ( use 25 grams to 1 litre of lacquer) £ 20 plus P&P
  7. Stuff - FOR SALE
    For Sale: Genuine Vw Passat Estate Roof Rail cross bars . Genuine Audi A4 Avant Roof Rail Cross Bars. £50 EACH PAIR + Psotage ono. Tel : 07710 744964 Brian
  8. Chat
    Thanks to all that came to the open day and Saturday Chop Shop yesterday. Work started at 9.45am yesterday and Al and Chris drove the car to Guildford Hot 50's Rock n Roll Club at 10pm last night. Great day and we hope you all enjoyed yourselves as much as we did.
  9. The Garage
    HI I,M BUYING 2 FB VICTORS VERY SOON, 1 TO RESTORE ( ALREADY STARTED ) AND 1 TO ROD !!! THE PLAN IS TO CHOP AND COUPE IT, 2 DOOR IT ETC ETC, HAS ANYONE GOT ANY INFO ON PAST FB,S THIS HAS BEEN DONE TO, I HAVE NEVER DONE THIS BEFORE, BUT WOULD LIKE TO GIVE A BLOODY GOOD GO, AFTER BEING INTO YANKS...
  10. Tech Discussion
    Thinking about doing a roof chop on my ford pop 103e,How easy is this to do?What is the ideal Height to chop to? Where can I get the glass cut? Any help would be appreciated. Steve
  11. Stuff - WANTED
    Ok, I need a roof because I need the trim too. I need something that looks like the rear of my 1960 Cadillac flat top roof, with that nice overhang, late 50s Chevy's also have that look I think. A late 50s El Camino roof would be ideal but I think I'm a wishing and a hoping for that! It's to...
  12. Vehicles - FOR SALE
    FOR SALE. On behalf of a friend. 1971 Roof Chopped, Custom, 1200 Beetle. RHD. Taxed ( exempt anyway ). MOT. Full 4 seater ( im 6'1" & can sit in the back without my head touching the roof ). He has owned it 26 years ( building it on & off ). Finally decided last year to get it finished & on the...
  13. Tech Discussion
    Hi guys I want to know whats the best adhesive to use on a vinyl roof I have painted the car in base & lacquer 2k (don't know if that would make any difference ) brush on or spray I tried the motor factors , they have trim adhesive but sod all else any help thanks
  14. Tech Discussion
    The roof fabric in the Austin has bee ripped out and has bits stuck on the roof. It doesn't pull of very well, so what is the best way to remove it? Just a wire knot brush on the grinder?
  15. Tech Discussion
    anyone know where i can get a vinyl roof kit for a 28/29 pickup?? i've tried lebaron bonney in the states $80 but they're not replying regarding shipping costs,been over 2 months now!! yorkie
  16. Tech Discussion
    I`ve just bought recently a 87 ford econoline day van and it`s great. Took it to the hot rod drags for the first trip out and it was bliss compaired with a tent.Any hoo the rubbers gone on one or possibly both the little forward facing windows in the roof.Now there`s loads of these vans around...
  17. Tech Discussion
    something under consideration on the a40 is a roof chop, any one got any pics of there efforts, experiences etc. i kind of know the basics of going about it, but would like some info etc before we seriously dive in, all input appreciated :tup:
  18. The Garage
    Got hold of a couple of busted up amazons and started a roof chop. Here is what I started with This is where its at at the mo. Will post more as and when it happens
  19. Stuff - FOR SALE
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  20. Tech Features
    Blagged from a 50's car magazine!
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