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  1. vulgalour

    1951 Lanchester LD10

    It is time for another update. Our goal today was to remove the dashboard and starter motor so that they could be refurbished. We started with the dashboard since it looked to be a more involved job and it was going to take a while to figure out how it was held in place. As it happens, the main fascia of the dashboard is held in by three screws, on in each A pillar, and one in the centre, hidden from view. I couldn't get the camera to focus on the hidden one because of all the other items it wanted to focus on instead. Access to all the fixings is tricky and since it's all flathead screws
    2 points
  2. before the maurice and tina corner incidents there may* have been some ferreting around the sierror section yes, yes, i know i have a problem
    1 point
  3. This isn't going to end well. Or is it?
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  4. Any time. As I've said I've been really enjoying it. It's always satisfying to give a car a bit of a tidy up. Really does show what just a bit of polish and wax can do though! So who's going to be the next patient? See if we can coerce the AX into idling properly?
    1 point
  5. About the only item I’ve ever regretted selling was my Corgi row of council garages. Think I might have to knock a replacement up from ply or something.
    1 point
  6. I did another car boot sale today and resisted some very tempting diecast tat. After I got home, had a bath, a coffee and a wagon wheel we went to my parents house for tea as potential for lockdown in the future is high so it might be the last for a while. Mum was going through some of my old toys that had reached the end of the family line as my son has now outgrown them. These were well loved by me and then my younger brother and are in really good condition. She had held onto things like a Fisher Price garage, Lego and some larger steel Tonka-Type toys including an interesting "Br
    1 point
  7. Here is your scheduled weekend fleet update: Volvo Needs the brake calipers rebuilt, a PAS pipe made up, welding and some tyres swapping over. Other than that it's going well, using it to lug shit over to work on the Dolly. MOT is at the beginning of November Acclaim Running the commute as usual. Need to adjust the handbrake. MOT due at the end of November. I've further defiled it's basey goodness by fitting head restraints, so at least a 15mph shunt won't decapitate the occupants. Doloshite Engine. At it on Saturday. Me and @GingerNuttz had
    1 point
  8. I'm not a professional detailer, but I think I can call this an improvement. Regarding the gearchange...here you go. Neutral. 1st. 2nd. 3rd. 4th. Reverse. With a bit of luck I should be able to drop it back off tomorrow afternoon, though it's looking like it's going to be a manic day so that may well slip to Tuesday depending how the morning unfolds.
    1 point
  9. Playing a bit of catch up, ive had 2 weeks holiday so ive cracked on with a few projects, Kermit is now back on the road and safe again. Tomorrow I'm off to fetch a new car, but today enjoy the next 3 parts of restoring Kermit.
    1 point
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