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 Forum: Technical Section   Topic: Control arm rebuilds

 Post subject: Re: Control arm rebuilds
Posted: Thu Mar 02, 2017 1:49 pm 

Replies: 3
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Thanks TMG lovely job.

 Forum: For Sale   Topic: 1978 mini clubman

 Post subject: Re: 1978 mini clubman
Posted: Thu Feb 02, 2017 11:28 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 2255


Not in ireland but tbese guys make quality gear.

Bitumen sound deadening. Would look very original on a 78.

http://www.newtoncomm.co.uk/cars/classi ... ning-pads/

 Forum: Technical Section   Topic: Control arm rebuilds

 Post subject: Control arm rebuilds
Posted: Mon Jan 23, 2017 1:41 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 1870


Folks.

Does anyone know someone to ream and fit new control arm bearings... both front and rears need to be done.

Currently finishing the stripping and i have all the rebuild parts.

Thanks

 Forum: General   Topic: howdy... making a comeback

Posted: Fri May 27, 2016 8:00 pm 

Replies: 42
Views: 11947


A happy day

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 Forum: Technical Section   Topic: subframes - paint or powder

Posted: Sun May 22, 2016 10:04 am 

Replies: 4
Views: 2379


Because this is ireland the quotes to dip/blast and powdercost were gouging.

So its eastwood paints. Front is ready to go in paint this week. 1/3rd of the cost. I suppose its 50 years old and in good nik. Proper paint job and she will be fine.

 Forum: Technical Section   Topic: subframes - paint or powder

 Post subject: subframes - paint or powder
Posted: Sat Apr 30, 2016 9:45 am 

Replies: 4
Views: 2379


So what does the world think

After wirewheeling and maybe blasting.

[b]Option 1[/b]
Por rust trestment
Etch primer
Chassis paint

[b]Option 2[/b]
Powdercoating

 Forum: General   Topic: howdy... making a comeback

Posted: Mon Apr 25, 2016 10:20 pm 

Replies: 42
Views: 11947


Well the plan was for this summer for some shows as she is 50 this year.... not looking good but we shall try.

 Forum: General   Topic: howdy... making a comeback

Posted: Sun Apr 24, 2016 8:51 pm 

Replies: 42
Views: 11947


Imagine one legged man moving pictured subframe and assempled suspension inch by inch into back yard.... 1 hour and busted back.

 Forum: General   Topic: howdy... making a comeback

Posted: Sun Apr 24, 2016 9:51 am 

Replies: 42
Views: 11947


Progress.... Subframes out and engine/box seperated. Subs in good nik bar the rear where its been dragged/towed....grrr. first attept will be to attempt to get that one square. Keep in mind this is a hydro car. I will be stripping tbe subframes and refurbing where possible. In 2 minds about paint or...

 Forum: For Sale   Topic: HYDROLASTIC SUSPENSION

 Post subject: Re: HYDROLASTIC SUSPENSION
Posted: Mon Feb 15, 2016 10:19 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 1694


Hi woody

When were these last on the road...have you any idea if the displacers are holding pressure?

Would you drop me a PM with your phone number please.

Thanks
Brian

 Forum: For Sale   Topic: Mk 1/2 Sliding windows weather kit

Posted: Mon Feb 15, 2016 10:12 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 1782


PM sent

 Forum: Events   Topic: Rolling road day??

 Post subject: Re: Rolling road day??
Posted: Sat Sep 12, 2015 9:13 pm 

Replies: 39
Views: 12225


Gonna have a good nosey on the day if thats allowed :-)

 Forum: Events   Topic: ANNUAL IMOC AUTOJUMBLE SUNDAY 13th. SEPTEMBER

Posted: Sat Sep 12, 2015 7:25 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 3612


Hey guys any hydro and hydro suspension parts. General 850 mk1 bits and bobs

There for 1pm

Ta

 Forum: General   Topic: New member from Dublin *mini found*

Posted: Thu Sep 10, 2015 7:33 am 

Replies: 88
Views: 19397


Yes that would work well for waft and the mini for blasts

 Forum: General   Topic: New member from Dublin *mini found*

Posted: Wed Sep 09, 2015 8:20 pm 

Replies: 88
Views: 19397


Really great work. Thats a lovely job.

Like the beemer too

 Forum: For Sale   Topic: Brand New Door Seals For Sale - SOLD

Posted: Wed Aug 12, 2015 6:54 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 2051


Hey joe

20 squid for the pair. Just let me know where to collect :D

 Forum: General   Topic: howdy... making a comeback

Posted: Sat Aug 08, 2015 10:55 am 

Replies: 42
Views: 11947


New lower door frames and lower skins

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 Forum: General   Topic: door repair and skinning - mk1

Posted: Sat Aug 08, 2015 10:54 am 

Replies: 4
Views: 2655


Sorted :D

New lower door frames and lower skins

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Thanks for all the advice and PMs

 Forum: General   Topic: door repair and skinning - mk1

Posted: Mon Aug 03, 2015 1:22 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 2655


Flippin hell that always happens doesnt it.

I think my repairs though pricey will come in about tbe same once those were shipped. But really grrrrrr

 Forum: General   Topic: howdy... making a comeback

Posted: Mon Jul 27, 2015 9:50 pm 

Replies: 42
Views: 11947


Progress Doors off...gone to my dads vw guy for frame repair. Coming out of the shed on thursday. Sills, steps, rear arch to door repairs first off. Here we go. http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v11/B-M-K/Prissy/20150726_143336_zpsyzze1eqc.jpg Doors off and stripped http://img.photobucket.com/albums...

 Forum: General   Topic: door repair and skinning - mk1

Posted: Sat Jul 25, 2015 11:45 am 

Replies: 4
Views: 2655


Anybody have a good experience on the island with having door frame repaired and skinned. In my case for a mk1.

600 sterling for new doors is a no no. And i am not bodging in p40.

 Forum: Events   Topic: when/where is the next eastern region meet?

Posted: Thu Jul 16, 2015 2:55 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 3638


Thanks Martin

Holidaying with the kids this week. Lovely sun yesterday. Softer today.

Have kicked on to our next phase in our resto just looking to plug myself in to the community again. Nothing mega urgent I appreciate the offer

Court town for some dryness I think

 Forum: Events   Topic: when/where is the next eastern region meet?

Posted: Wed Jul 15, 2015 7:12 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 3638


Cheers sir.

Rats am in wexford until friday am. August it shall be

 Forum: Events   Topic: when/where is the next eastern region meet?

Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2015 4:28 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 3638


Hi guys

Wondering when the next meet is for eastern region. I 2ould like to pick some brains.

Thanks

 Forum: General   Topic: howdy... making a comeback

Posted: Tue Jun 30, 2015 11:13 pm 

Replies: 42
Views: 11947


October was such a long time ago.... So Sills inner and outer A panels, but only for minor repairs Steps Rear qtr arch to door repairs Door frame repairs (Bottom 2 inch of door skin needed also) All ordered up and in the post. Welder lined up and reasonably reasonable. Plan is to get the main panels...
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