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What's the plot with this one? There's something familiar about the car, or at least the paint job rings a distant bell.
 

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did this used to have blown rover in it?, i think i saw it many years ago at mid england roadsters do over at the rugby club by the m42, i think it arrived with a 100e
 

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Will the finished rod look the same as the original car in the photo's, cos it looks the dogs already.

Jeff
 

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did this used to have blown rover in it?, i think i saw it many years ago at mid england roadsters do over at the rugby club by the m42, i think it arrived with a 100e
yes it ran a blower
car has been sat on the office roof of weston performance for i think 10years last owner had it for about 30 years

looking at keeping very similar wider rear wings to cover wheels, new roof , new front end , roll cage and v8 of course redo all the body work new floor ,bulkhead,interiour and better spellin
 

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Didn't think Trev would ever sell this. Will be good to see it back out. I will have a mooch through some old pics. Might have a couple of it from back in the day.
 

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Didn't think Trev would ever sell this. Will be good to see it back out. I will have a mooch through some old pics. Might have a couple of it from back in the day.
yes trev is a little gutted i think he is sorting some pics for me would love some pics its all good to see more
i will be good to see it at the track again in time to come
it will be almost the same look but with front wings and may be lowwered a little
still drawing up differnt ideas nothing set in stone yet other than its not been red before as far as i can see
 

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i have counted 12 colors so far blue,met blue,orange,burgandy,pink,met green,met black,met green,met purple,bronze,gold,yellow and the original pale green on inside wheel arches.
 

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Discussion Starter · #12 · (Edited)
some more done when its not raining




paint flaking at sometime in its life wasnt keyed for paint and layers flaking with a little work







attempting to line up body work

new sheet metel for rear end

rear suspention out







i lines up



my inpresion of her look

ebay find smart loom now to build my own

4 hours later

suspention stripped

gear box stripped

metal finnally
 

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if anyone remembers it from the 70s 80s told id ran 12-13s at long marston would love some more pic or video
cheers neal
 

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long time coming but some updates
i am trying to do this as much as i can by recycling what i can find
new dash made from old filing unit



electric ford explorer seats first one shortened and narrowed




smart roadster loam were do i start

rear bulkhead moved back


land rover disco steering column £1.20 auto auction bargain






 
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