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I would love to have somewhere like that to work on cars. Except I'd probably fill it with cars needing too much work but that I've picked up cheap.


Something like that around here would be nearer the grand mark a month to rent. :(

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I might be able to get something out of the city for a bit cheaper, it's just not easy to find such places. Nor would my other half be too happy if I spent all my spare time there, avoiding her! But for storage it'd be ace.

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sadly not, but the building next to it is taller longer and with a 4 poster already, we are eyeing that up once the current tenant vacates till then its progress over this...


Nice one! Any room for a lift under the apex of the roof? That would get another car into the place



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I had a shuffle round and got an extra car in, one day i'll make a start on a project!


I also have a nice new camping trailer so got the one at the front with some random bits in it for sale, £40 if anyone wants it. Comes with a heavy ass cover.


The GT in the middle is the next project, i shifted things round so i can get to refitting the chrome following the repaint.


I hate working around freshly painted cars!




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....You should see what didnt make it in! 


Its a good job i plan to slim down its getting tight in there. 


Once the F goes ill move my VP in there as thats still to be finished

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so im sitting here considering the future. I have a really random mix of tat but way to much doesn't work. My hoped reliable daily turned out to be a dud. My once reliable daily has been sold. so im left we 3 cars insured but only one works which is a classic mini. oh how the tables have turned....


i think the new year so bring something new....just dunno what!

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This will eventually have its own build thread as i have exciting plans for this wee car....theres a hint there if you can spot it!!! anyways. Meet Gloria the project KA......rotten of course!! You will see gloria later on in the year....


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So bit of an update on projects


I am nearing the end of the rebuild on the GT i cant wait to share pictures with you all!


I am planning to build a giant shelf over the two 1100s at the back of my unit, this will house my two magentas and all the spares ive collected over the years. We've also purchased another mini, following a shuffle round we now have 12 cars in the unit. Work is progressing well and some pictures are due soon.


Vanden Plas 1300 - still to finish

Rover 75 - running well - Died and gone for scrap

Volvo V70 replaced the 75

Ausitn 1300 GT - nearing completion

Purple Morris 1100 - new colour decided work to start Feb 

Blue MG 1300 - Parked

Red 1985 mini - engine rebuild Block back cleaning started

Green 1971 mini - winter hibernation 

White MG 1300 parked

Blue mk1 Ausitn 1100  - parked

Blue mk1 wolesley - parked

Baby Blue mk2 morris 1300 - parked

Clubman estate - a one day project - second doner car purchased

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

White Vanden Plas 1300 - breaker

Ford KA - waiting


Other projects

Shed storage shelf


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Being as the GT is nearly done, i am starting on the next project!! This is a Morris 1100 and ive been building it for my mum as a replacement to her GT when its sold. She is planning to paint it Bermuda blue and is about time it was finished i started this about 12 years ago. 


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At the weekend i started to build the shelving which will houise my magenta shells so they are no longer crushing my MG 1300. 


I am aware its in the wrong place....just didnt have the time to move it into the corner!


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