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January 22, 2019, 08:07:25 AM

Buggy rebuild started at last

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Reply #15 on: January 04, 2019, 12:06:58 AM
Ingenious lifting to get it painted!

You gonna shoot some greasy oiley goodies down the tunnel while its like that to rust proof the innards?
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Reply #16 on: January 04, 2019, 12:56:13 PM
Yep,

Once i get the top floor pans painted i will get that done as well ..... Did notice a flake or two when I opened up the rear linkage inspection plate .....may need to use the Hoover first  :)


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Reply #17 on: January 07, 2019, 11:17:36 PM
Build progressing well and taking up plenty of time over the weekends. Buggy back horizontal and front and rear drum brakes rebuilt just awaiting hoses. Tie rods on order although fixed short rod will only have boots replaced.
Put tub back on to check fit and existing holes all line up again ...... Just a few new ones to drill in new box sections.


Top floor pans sealed, primed and painted in silver as a top coat.




Waiting on some parts so will clean up some of the tin ware and carry on with some of the smaller items.






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Reply #18 on: January 13, 2019, 10:07:30 PM
Cleaned up the tinware with a fresh coat of paint .... Will save up my pocket money for the full chrome treatment later. The engine back on to check for fit and shorten the rear tow/guard before this gets painted. The chasis back on 4 wheels but still work to do on the brake pipes and pedal assembley. Not attempting any real upgrades ... Just putting back as it was built. Body work in really good condition, infact I am surprised how tough the original finish is as we are preping some of the minor blemishes.



Still thinking of final body colour .....I am liking a metallic green at the moment so may get a test panel done.



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Reply #19 on: January 14, 2019, 04:30:49 PM
Still thinking of final body colour .....I am liking a metallic green at the moment so may get a test panel done.

One of my favourite colours is the Mazda Spirited Green Metallic, the paint code is 36A.  There's a lot of coats involved in getting laid down.

APS Hull on eBay do a lovely colour called Hulk Green Metallic Pearl. https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/m.html?_odkw=Hulk+Green&_ssn=dickieaps&_nkw=Hulk+Green


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Reply #20 on: January 14, 2019, 06:24:13 PM
Thanks Roadrunner that's a great colour and pretty close i think to what I am looking for. I have a local paint supplier that I bought paint from last year so will have a chat to them and get sample   ;-)up