Author Archives: gregscortinagt

Suspension

I had Suspension Concepts at Wyong reset a set of rear leaf springs. They inverted the top leaf and added an extra leaf. It should sit a few inches lower now. They gave them a coat of paint but They … Continue reading

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Steering Box & Interior

I decided to have a crack at rebuilding my steering box. I can see why I was warned not to! Spent a bit of time chasing ball bearings around the garage but ultimately got it all back together and shimmed … Continue reading

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Door Handles

I reassembled all my door handles on the weekend. The handles have been re-chromed and the internals re-plated. Due to the chroming process they didn’t go back as well as planned and a couple of holes will need to be … Continue reading

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Heater box

Well it doesn’t actually have a heater so I’m not sure what it’s called. I’ve been told that GT’s are supposed to have heaters but mine doesn’t. Not surprising given the questionable quality control from the factory back then. Hard … Continue reading

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Door cards and seat covers

My new door cards and seat covers arrived this week from Aldridge Trimming in the UK. I unpacked the front door cards just to check them out and am very impressed with the quality. I had to send my rear … Continue reading

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Engine and Steering Wheel

My engine arrived on Friday. This is second time attempting delivery. The first was with TNT. Worst company ever to deal with and my advice to anyone contemplating sending something with special instructions via TNT is simple – DON’T! The … Continue reading

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Painting Jack & Brake Drums

Quiet couple of past weekends. I sandblasted my original jack and a couple of ratchets that I purchased from the UK as my original ratchet wasn’t working. They are a bit shorter than the Australian ratchet, but other than that … Continue reading

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Chrome

All my shiny bits arrived back from A Class Metal Finishers in South Australia today. They are one of the only places that you can still get die cast pieces re chromed and everything looks beautiful. I have also include … Continue reading

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Trim

I had my trim repaired and polished by Jarrod at Concourse Moulding a few months ago. There are a few images posted on his Facebook page if anyone is interested in checking out his work: Concourse Moulding

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Window washer & more body prep

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Been working on some smaller jobs the past few weeks. This weekend it was fashioning an original washer pump to take a switch so that I could run an electric pump. The idea being that it looks like the original … Continue reading

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