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||Posted - 13 Oct 2012 : 11:47:15
I have been looking for one of these for a LONG time, 5 years in fact. In that time there have been a couple of close calls and several wild goose chases
I have been placing wanted ads in various places over the years with no luck but, out of the blue last August someone replied wondering if I still wanted a GLS!
I phoned him up and five minutes later I was the very proud owner of a yellow GLS which has not seen the light of day since 1994 (I really should stop buying cars sight unseen over the phone)
It was first registered 2 May 1972 in Cheshire. According to the club it's the second oldest surviving car known, by just over a week.
See through front and rear valance....
Some previous bodging will need to be sorted.
Interior looks quite good.
What horrors lurk beneath that underseal?
I had it collected today, The chap asked if they could be gone by 12 as "that's when the pub opens"
1972 Hillman Hunter GLS
1974 Fiat 130 Coupe
1973 Audi 100 GL
1979 Audi 100 Avant
1981 Audi 200 5T
1982 Audi 100 CS
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||Posted - 11 Jun 2015 : 10:33:17
Have you seen the scrapyard Hunter on the rapier Facebook page?
||Posted - 13 Sep 2014 : 09:58:17
Hunter has MOT!
Not quite finished but almost, still need to get a new stainless steel exhaust and sort some minor niggles.
||Posted - 18 May 2014 : 16:47:18
This one does not have overdrive, although my other one does.
||Posted - 07 May 2014 : 10:26:17
this is looking really good. Thanks for the updates.
The brown cowled dash looks the part - cannot be too many left in that colour. Has this one got overdrive? - was looking for the relay on the RHS inner wing panel, but not sure if later cars have it on top of the steering column (there are a couple of holes there of the exact pitch which I bolted my own to when I did a conversion on my Hunter Super).
Must be exciting seeing this coming together.
||Posted - 02 May 2014 : 19:47:58
I've neglected this thread for a while but work has been ongoing.
Anyway, this is where we are at the moment. Just waiting for the rear bumper to come back from the chroming place, some interior odd and ends plus a new stainless steel exhaust and it should be ready for the road.
||Posted - 08 Nov 2013 : 15:03:11
Nice ! Good job !
Reminds me of my first car in the 60's, a Hillman Minx - sprayed it Gunston with a wide white stripe through the middle front to back..d/d weber and Alfa rims...banana branch ..good old memories , tough as nails it was - refused to break .
||Posted - 07 Nov 2013 : 00:42:43
Yes, that is very nice indeed
I can see why you need some first class top rails! I'll see what I can do at the weekend. . G
||Posted - 06 Nov 2013 : 18:47:38
Oh yes very nice
I think you'll have something very special when finished and the envy of many (me included)!
||Posted - 06 Nov 2013 : 13:31:34
||Posted - 27 Sep 2013 : 22:30:47
Awesome work well done
||Posted - 27 Sep 2013 : 20:08:48
After several coats of tinted epoxy primer...
||Posted - 27 Sep 2013 : 18:16:39
||Posted - 22 Sep 2013 : 10:55:03
Almost ready for some paint.
||Posted - 17 Sep 2013 : 21:21:02
Yes that is the same as the broken one I replaced recently. Are these available somewhere? The one I fitted is different.
||Posted - 16 Sep 2013 : 22:09:57
Hopefully the worst is over now, it will be nice to see it being put back together.