Monthly Archives: August 2017

Gearbox & Diff Rebuild

I had my gearbox and diff rebuilt by Shaun at Classic Automobilia and Shaun was thoughtful enough to take photos of his work. For the gearbox Shaun dismantled and cleaned everything, then picked up a new layshaft and bearings while … Continue reading

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Trolley

With the help of my father and brother-in-law Peter, I made up a couple of trolley rigs so that the car can be moved around when it’s off the rotisserie. The front bolts up the chassis rails and the rear … Continue reading

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Seats

Picked up my front seats from the powdercoater this week and they look awesome. Vinny did an excellent job, it’s almost a shame that they will be mostly covered.

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Seat Belts

With my car being a late 66 model, the seat belts are the iconic Ford belts of the era that were found in all the Fords of that time including the Falcons. Rather than replace them with modern seat belts … Continue reading

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Still Paint Stripping

Stripped the front quarter and about half the rear quarter. Found a few more old repairs and some more light rust that was under where the tuckers rivets go through the bodywork for the trim. Quite a lot of this … Continue reading

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More paint stripping

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Another day spent paint stripping with the passenger side now done. Found evidence of a few old repairs, a couple of rust repair sections and one section of damage. Other than that both quarters are pretty straight. There are a … Continue reading

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Engine Finished

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Jamie Larner called me yesterday to tell me that my engine has been finished and they sent through some photos today. If it looks half as good in person as it does in the photos then I’ll be a happy … Continue reading

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