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by >Thomas63<
Thu Jun 28, 2018 10:28 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: My 68 saloon restoration /customization project.
Replies: 27
Views: 2651

Re: My 68 saloon restoration /customization project.

JY = Plymouth registration. My great auntie bought a black, de-luxe, four-door saloon in Plymouth in 1957 - NJY 581, sadly now long gone to the scrappie. Then a trafalgar blue one EJY ****? in the mid-60's. I still remember the plastic seat protectors it had when she bought it. At that point the ol...
by >Thomas63<
Wed Jun 27, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: My 68 saloon restoration /customization project.
Replies: 27
Views: 2651

Re: My 68 saloon restoration /customization project.

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by >Thomas63<
Mon Jun 25, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: My 68 saloon restoration /customization project.
Replies: 27
Views: 2651

Re: My 68 saloon restoration /customization project.

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by >Thomas63<
Mon Jun 25, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: My 68 saloon restoration /customization project.
Replies: 27
Views: 2651

Re: My 68 saloon restoration /customization project.

So I finished up the engine and got it all in, car runs smooth as gravy sandwich. 2018-06-15_16.47.26.jpg 2018-06-15_16.49.21.jpg This is how it looks at the moment. 2018-06-25_18.36.44.jpg 2018-06-25_18.42.35.jpg Balanced 1293 with cam and carb type 9 box and hydrolic clutch disk breaks and servo L...
by >Thomas63<
Sat Jun 09, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: My 68 saloon restoration /customization project.
Replies: 27
Views: 2651

Re: My 68 saloon restoration /customization project.

Here's a few of the process 20180531_193748.jpg 20180514_113318.jpg 20180514_131500.jpg 20180602_120705.jpg 20180602_135801.jpg Spec: Compleatly rebuilt with all new parts. 1275 A+ Ital block. Skimmed, bored out at diamond honed to 1293. 12G940 head, port polish, skimmed, lead free, 3 angle grind, n...
by >Thomas63<
Sat Jun 09, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: My 68 saloon restoration /customization project.
Replies: 27
Views: 2651

Re: My 68 saloon restoration /customization project.

So got the engine put back togeather. This is how it looks on my garage floor...
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by >Thomas63<
Sun Apr 22, 2018 1:40 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: 'George' 1965 2 Door Restoration Log
Replies: 36
Views: 3054

Re: 'George' 1965 2 Door Restoration Log

Car looks good, nice to see some one so young getting involved in classic cars. This place has a wealth of knowledge, I'm sure you won't have many questions that can't be answered here.

Best of luck and I look forward to seeing how it develops.

Thomas.
by >Thomas63<
Sat Apr 21, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: 2 door VAE 306H
Replies: 308
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Let me know how it works out, I'd be interested to know.
by >Thomas63<
Sat Apr 21, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: 2 door VAE 306H
Replies: 308
Views: 70033

Re: 2 door VAE 306H

Some awesome work, I'm in the process of converting mine to hydrolic clutch. How did the land rover master work out for you? I've got the slave, just pondering over a master at the moment. How does the pedal feel?

Thomas.
by >Thomas63<
Sat Apr 21, 2018 9:18 am
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: My 68 saloon restoration /customization project.
Replies: 27
Views: 2651

Re: My 68 saloon restoration /customization project.

Well done. Some good progress there! The fibreglass doors look a good fit. Was it a lot of work to achieve that? I knew they were available but have always been concerned that they be very difficult to fit decently. Keep up the good work  I'll be honest the doors were an absolute pain, I'm actually...
by >Thomas63<
Sat Apr 21, 2018 12:25 am
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: My 68 saloon restoration /customization project.
Replies: 27
Views: 2651

Re: My 68 saloon restoration /customization project.

Il be running the HIF44 carb on there once it's done. Just finished rebuilding it. 20180412_201505.jpg Not sure it will have enough guts for the set up but time will tell. A webber will be my next step if I'm not happy with that one. Think that's about it to be honest. Hoping to get the engine back ...
by >Thomas63<
Sat Apr 21, 2018 12:20 am
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: My 68 saloon restoration /customization project.
Replies: 27
Views: 2651

Re: My 68 saloon restoration /customization project.

Also got my hands on a type and conversion. 20180420_183430.jpg Gone for a Sierra clutch and plate. Plate is obviously in the machine shop getting balanced. Going to run a hydrolic clutch with it. Got the type 9 slave and the roller thrust bearing. just need to get my hands on a good master cylinder...
by >Thomas63<
Sat Apr 21, 2018 12:16 am
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: My 68 saloon restoration /customization project.
Replies: 27
Views: 2651

Re: My 68 saloon restoration /customization project.

Teaching the younger generation, my 13 year old daughter loves getting involved in the garage 20180411_221325.jpg Valves are the right size. 20180408_165055.jpg List of jobs getting done at Roland alsop: Head skimmed (minimum) Lead free conversion 3 angle grind Port polish Double valve spring kit Bl...
by >Thomas63<
Sat Apr 21, 2018 12:10 am
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: My 68 saloon restoration /customization project.
Replies: 27
Views: 2651

Re: My 68 saloon restoration /customization project.

Teaching the younger generation, my 13 year old daughter loves getting involved in the garage.
by >Thomas63<
Sat Apr 21, 2018 12:09 am
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: My 68 saloon restoration /customization project.
Replies: 27
Views: 2651

Re: My 68 saloon restoration /customization project.

As for the engine it's all stripped down and currently in the machine shop, big thanks to Roland alsop on that one, very helpful bunch.
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by >Thomas63<
Sat Apr 21, 2018 12:01 am
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: My 68 saloon restoration /customization project.
Replies: 27
Views: 2651

Re: My 68 saloon restoration /customization project.

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by >Thomas63<
Fri Apr 20, 2018 11:59 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: My 68 saloon restoration /customization project.
Replies: 27
Views: 2651

Re: My 68 saloon restoration /customization project.

Got myself a set of banded wheels made up. Big thanks to banded wheels essex for the awesome job. 20180418_190216.jpg 8j on the back with 5.5j on the front. 20180419_075938.jpg This is pretty much how it's looking at the moment, loving the way it sits with the wheels on. Ignore the front ride height...
by >Thomas63<
Fri Apr 20, 2018 11:52 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: My 68 saloon restoration /customization project.
Replies: 27
Views: 2651

Re: My 68 saloon restoration /customization project.

Got the interior flatter and primed, cut some new perspex Windows.
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by >Thomas63<
Fri Apr 20, 2018 11:48 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: My 68 saloon restoration /customization project.
Replies: 27
Views: 2651

Re: My 68 saloon restoration /customization project.

Went and got myself a pair of fiberglass doors too. Again adding my own flair.
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Also shortened up the brimmed side moulding and blended it in.
by >Thomas63<
Fri Apr 20, 2018 11:43 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: My 68 saloon restoration /customization project.
Replies: 27
Views: 2651

Re: My 68 saloon restoration /customization project.

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