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by Smithy1961
Mon Mar 11, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Word Association
Replies: 18678
Views: 704093

Re: Word Association

Tidal
by Smithy1961
Mon Mar 11, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 102
Views: 3576

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

good luck Greeny,
Post lots of photos of its progress
by Smithy1961
Mon Mar 11, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: New Traveller Restoration Undertaken
Replies: 122
Views: 17800

Re: New Traveller Restoration Undertaken

Dragging the stored parts out to assemble the first side was dissappointing the wing that I painted that had I thought a brake fluid stain when I first painted it had some kind of a reaction and looked terrible. Looked great when I stored it but now I must redo it.
by Smithy1961
Mon Mar 11, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: New Traveller Restoration Undertaken
Replies: 122
Views: 17800

Re: New Traveller Restoration Undertaken

Jimmy,

It comes with its own glue you just prepare the surface and follow the intructions
by Smithy1961
Sun Mar 10, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: New Traveller Restoration Undertaken
Replies: 122
Views: 17800

Re: New Traveller Restoration Undertaken

I upgraded the work area a bit,

I concreted all the floors then added rubber connecting mats ,Lined the walls with 5/8 ply after insulating, Added lots more fitted lights and socket outlets, And finally mounted a big vice on the work bench.
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by Smithy1961
Sun Mar 10, 2019 6:11 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: New Traveller Restoration Undertaken
Replies: 122
Views: 17800

Re: New Traveller Restoration Undertaken

Jimmy ,
I got the soundproofing pad from Newton Commercial.It makes a massive difference.
by Smithy1961
Wed Mar 06, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Word Association
Replies: 18678
Views: 704093

Re: Word Association

portrait
by Smithy1961
Wed Mar 06, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: New Traveller Restoration Undertaken
Replies: 122
Views: 17800

Re: New Traveller Restoration Undertaken

I wonder how many others have started a project only to have to put it on the back burner...

Well Im restarting this one
by Smithy1961
Sun Apr 08, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: New Traveller Restoration Undertaken
Replies: 122
Views: 17800

Re: New Traveller Restoration Undertaken

Been moving on with the project. Doing two things at once, First I'm repairing the bad captive nuts in the B pillar [not easy, I went for peeling it open welding in new cages with new square nuts I got from ESM then once I confirmed they were in the right place I welded back up] Its hidden behind th...
by Smithy1961
Thu Mar 15, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nice description!
Replies: 28
Views: 2215

Re: Nice description!

If I wasnt such a w...er I might of bid but I guess I dont fit the bidding criteria
by Smithy1961
Sat Feb 24, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: New Traveller Restoration Undertaken
Replies: 122
Views: 17800

Re: New Traveller Restoration Undertaken

I had added the cheapest of insulation to the ceiling and its really helped retain the heat . I think the whole insulation was only 30 quid [probably less] but it gets nice and warm now and retains it. Prior to adding it heat was very hard to retain and condensation was a real problem .Its looking l...
by Smithy1961
Sat Feb 24, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: New Traveller Restoration Undertaken
Replies: 122
Views: 17800

Re: New Traveller Restoration Undertaken

Another coat should do

As for heaters its freezing right now i have three small aladdins and an aladdin blue flame they keep the chill off nicely [no condensation in side at all] If im working I like to be warm .
by Smithy1961
Sat Feb 24, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: New Traveller Restoration Undertaken
Replies: 122
Views: 17800

Re: New Traveller Restoration Undertaken

Finally after the long shed build Im back to assembly . Im hoping to have most of the main wood frame back together in about two months [only get to work on it a few hours a week] Ive started by putting a varnish seal on the inside to act as a water barrier, in the next few weeks I hope to fully ass...
by Smithy1961
Fri Feb 09, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Modern cars
Replies: 92
Views: 8981

Re: Modern cars

Indeed the joys of a modern car. I started in the u/k as an apprentice at a ford dealer in 1969. I was taught old school diagnostics however went on to emigrate to california where I encountered the first cars of this electronic revolution [1984 general motors cars] I was trained as a smog tester an...
by Smithy1961
Sun Jan 14, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: New Traveller Restoration Undertaken
Replies: 122
Views: 17800

Re: New Traveller Restoration Undertaken

There was no need for permission Sid, Its allowed under permmitted development rules , there are some height rules depending on the roof type and you cannot have more than 50 percent of your total curtilage [excluding the area of the dwelling house] under cover. It cannot be connected to a main dwel...
by Smithy1961
Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: New Traveller Restoration Undertaken
Replies: 122
Views: 17800

Re: New Traveller Restoration Undertaken

Yes Irmscher its been a hard month, I have had to work out more than just heat. Seems i made a mistake with the pitch of the roof and have be plagued with leaking , I then started treating it as a flat roof and started to cover it in tar rather than felt. I had to also seal the original garage [lots...
by Smithy1961
Wed Dec 06, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: New Traveller Restoration Undertaken
Replies: 122
Views: 17800

Re: New Traveller Restoration Undertaken

Yes Pete,

It was an epic journey I had to make to complete this project .
I needed this space to do justice to next phase to reassemble .

I completely filled the parts area with spares , and more than doubled my work area .
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by Smithy1961
Thu Nov 16, 2017 8:54 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Word Association
Replies: 18678
Views: 704093

Re: Word Association

ouch ....adornments
by Smithy1961
Thu Nov 16, 2017 8:50 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Word Association
Replies: 18678
Views: 704093

Re: Word Association

tattoos
by Smithy1961
Thu Nov 16, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Word Association
Replies: 18678
Views: 704093

Re: Word Association

Albums