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Ive been waiting to run a project thread, but as it seems i do so many projects at once picking one is a night mare, plus my plans change faster than the wind, i thought id create a random project thread and id just update it with whatever i was working on at the time. The current list of candidates is as follows....

 

 

Vanden Plas 1300 - parked

1993 Mini SPI - finish stripping engine for MG 1300

MGF 75th Edition - NEW - working

Rover 75 - dead

Ausitn 1300 GT - Sold

Purple Morris 1100 - NEXT! - now blue

Blue MG 1300 - repaint and rebuild 

Red 1985 mini - engine rebuilt

Green 1971 mini - winter hibernation 

White MG 1300 repaint and rebuild

Blue mk1 Ausitn 1100 welding and paint

Blue mk1 wolesley - decide on future

Baby Blue mk2 morris 1300 - now dry!

Clubman estate - a one day project - more parts sourced

Magenta kit car x2 ....chassis one now in my garage to be painted

White Vanden Plas 1300 - breaker

Ford KA X2 - projects

Volvo v70 - going for sale

Golf GTE - new daily

Mg 1100 - 1963 - new project

Mg 1100 - 1965 - poss scrap

 

Other projects

Brothers classic mini - engine rebuild an mechanical overhaul 

 

 

But first ive got my parents kitchen to swap.....update....wife now wants a kitchen too - sorted she had a house rabbit

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5 garages, 3 sheds, rest are either on my drive, parents drive or my brothers drive as two of those are his. Hes also got a C15 camper van i end up doing work on every so often. 

 

How many Sheds/Garages/Fields do you own?

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Mid colour change...

Shame that it wasn't stopped there. Looks quite good like that! (Well compared to what it is now)

 

Was the purple painted over the top of the black and Harvest Gold original paint?

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It was harvest gold base, then someone undersealed it...so i glossed it in wilkos black. We sold it in gloss black and the dude stripped half of it and painted the Harvest gold so it returned it us half gold half black. As he'd spent so long cleaning most of the black off we decided to paint over the harvest gold in Purple. I think the black was taken back to bare metal and then purpled....i guess you will find out when you do paint prep. 

 

Best driveway paint job we ever did!

Shame that it wasn't stopped there. Looks quite good like that! (Well compared to what it is now)

Was the purple painted over the top of the black and Harvest Gold original paint?

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They do look nice. I was thinking the other day that the black and white plates on it look fairly clean and modern.

 

I don't suppose you still have the dynamo and regulator box for it? :)

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I'm glad I started a random thread so you can see how my projects go. I was browsing the Internet when I came across something interesting. Quick phone call, a viewing and hand over some dosh and I finally have a work shop! So, maybe... Just maybe... My projects will become less random..who knows!!! First I need to move 6 lock up garage and 8 cars in. Shame it's not big enough for all my cars but price was right and it's better than what I had.

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Yeah that's it we moved those two cars in tonight. I want to paint the floor then I'll hide as much of it as I can. I think I'll still end up doing millions of other things but I can focus more on single projects and its not going to be an issue if it rains.

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Values have shot up massively in the last few years, our two are very much staying with us for a while.

 

I'm liking the MG 1300 content, I had two in the 80's could still find a home for one now.

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