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Jon

United Kingdom
221 Posts

Posted - 05 Dec 2011 :  12:25:44  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by steve wilkinson

amazing progress Jon - what do you use to get back to bare metal?


I use a wire cup brush attachment for my angle grinder. I will take a pick of it when I get 5 if you want. Works a treat doesn't mark the metal either so only minimal filling on repairs when it's done using a flap wheel on the welds.


Hillman Avenger MK1 GT,
Commer PB Pick-Up x2,
Commer PB Panel Van,
Dodge spaceavan Auto sleeper,
Triumph Stag MK1,
Chevette HS x2,
Lancia Delta Integrale,
Fiat Mk1 Uno Turbo,
Here are some of my previous restos: http://www.turbocollective.net/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=49&t=1643&sid=e955c8d8a55dcf5aac9b7e2509ead07c
http://66.129.69.181/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=4594
http://66.129.69.181/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=4966&whichpage=1
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Jon

United Kingdom
221 Posts

Posted - 04 Dec 2011 :  15:17:23  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by steve wilkinson

amazing progress Jon - what do you use to get back to bare metal?


I use a wire cup brush attachment for my angle grinder. I will take a pick of it when I get 5 if you want. Works a treat doesn't mark the metal either so only minimal filling on repairs when it's done using a flap wheel on the welds.


Hillman Avenger MK1 GT,
Commer PB Pick-Up x2,
Commer PB Panel Van,
Dodge spaceavan Auto sleeper,
Triumph Stag MK1,
Chevette HS x2,
Lancia Delta Integrale,
Fiat Mk1 Uno Turbo,
Here are some of my previous restos: http://www.turbocollective.net/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=49&t=1643&sid=e955c8d8a55dcf5aac9b7e2509ead07c
http://66.129.69.181/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=4594
http://66.129.69.181/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=4966&whichpage=1
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steve wilkinson

United Kingdom
63 Posts

Posted - 04 Dec 2011 :  13:39:41  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
amazing progress Jon - what do you use to get back to bare metal?
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Rapierdave

United Kingdom
159 Posts

Posted - 02 Dec 2011 :  20:54:05  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Great work.
Keep the Pics & updates coming.




Coupes are cool
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Jon

United Kingdom
221 Posts

Posted - 02 Dec 2011 :  19:05:29  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Stripped all the components from the engine bay to day and did a bit more bare metaling







Need to make some wing top flanges like the steel ones as ive only got fibreglass wings to play with, and brand new steel one as a pattern which is my mates and wont sell it me




Hillman Avenger MK1 GT,
Commer PB Pick-Up x2,
Commer PB Panel Van,
Dodge spaceavan Auto sleeper,
Triumph Stag MK1,
Chevette HS x2,
Lancia Delta Integrale,
Fiat Mk1 Uno Turbo,
Here are some of my previous restos: http://www.turbocollective.net/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=49&t=1643&sid=e955c8d8a55dcf5aac9b7e2509ead07c
http://66.129.69.181/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=4594
http://66.129.69.181/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=4966&whichpage=1
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Jon

United Kingdom
221 Posts

Posted - 25 Nov 2011 :  23:02:07  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by jabe1807

Hi
Very good work Jon. Are you living in the garage?
I have sent you a mail.
Regards Jan



Sent you one back Jan


Hillman Avenger MK1 GT,
Commer PB Pick-Up x2,
Commer PB Panel Van,
Dodge spaceavan Auto sleeper,
Triumph Stag MK1,
Chevette HS x2,
Lancia Delta Integrale,
Fiat Mk1 Uno Turbo,
Here are some of my previous restos: http://www.turbocollective.net/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=49&t=1643&sid=e955c8d8a55dcf5aac9b7e2509ead07c
http://66.129.69.181/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=4594
http://66.129.69.181/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=4966&whichpage=1
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jabe1807

Norway
182 Posts

Posted - 25 Nov 2011 :  21:22:51  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi
Very good work Jon. Are you living in the garage?
I have sent you a mail.
Regards Jan

Edited by - jabe1807 on 25 Nov 2011 21:23:35
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Jon

United Kingdom
221 Posts

Posted - 25 Nov 2011 :  00:42:48  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by 1922

Flippin 'eck - at this rate you'll be finished by christmas





LOL


Took the engine out this morning




Hillman Avenger MK1 GT,
Commer PB Pick-Up x2,
Commer PB Panel Van,
Dodge spaceavan Auto sleeper,
Triumph Stag MK1,
Chevette HS x2,
Lancia Delta Integrale,
Fiat Mk1 Uno Turbo,
Here are some of my previous restos: http://www.turbocollective.net/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=49&t=1643&sid=e955c8d8a55dcf5aac9b7e2509ead07c
http://66.129.69.181/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=4594
http://66.129.69.181/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=4966&whichpage=1

Edited by - Jon on 25 Nov 2011 00:45:25
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1922

United Kingdom
547 Posts

Posted - 18 Nov 2011 :  22:13:37  Show Profile  Visit 1922's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Flippin 'eck - at this rate you'll be finished by christmas

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Jon

United Kingdom
221 Posts

Posted - 18 Nov 2011 :  21:24:47  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Done a bit more today:















Just got to make some new wing rails now for them to bolt to


Hillman Avenger MK1 GT,
Commer PB Pick-Up x2,
Commer PB Panel Van,
Dodge spaceavan Auto sleeper,
Triumph Stag MK1,
Chevette HS x2,
Lancia Delta Integrale,
Fiat Mk1 Uno Turbo,
Here are some of my previous restos: http://www.turbocollective.net/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=49&t=1643&sid=e955c8d8a55dcf5aac9b7e2509ead07c
http://66.129.69.181/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=4594
http://66.129.69.181/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=4966&whichpage=1

Edited by - Jon on 18 Nov 2011 21:27:18
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Jon

United Kingdom
221 Posts

Posted - 03 Nov 2011 :  21:11:38  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Well i finished work at 5.00 today and couldnt resist than to do a bit more welding
In the end I cut the whole seam off top and bottom on the bulkhead so its now all good metal









Still pleanty more to do and finish this part off but its coming together slowly


Hillman Avenger MK1 GT,
Commer PB Pick-Up x2,
Commer PB Panel Van,
Dodge spaceavan Auto sleeper,
Triumph Stag MK1,
Chevette HS x2,
Lancia Delta Integrale,
Fiat Mk1 Uno Turbo,
Here are some of my previous restos: http://www.turbocollective.net/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=49&t=1643&sid=e955c8d8a55dcf5aac9b7e2509ead07c
http://66.129.69.181/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=4594
http://66.129.69.181/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=4966&whichpage=1

Edited by - Jon on 03 Nov 2011 21:15:06
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Jon

United Kingdom
221 Posts

Posted - 01 Nov 2011 :  10:31:36  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks for comments guys at least I know some are reading my resto progress. Been flat out doin 12hour shifts at work for the past 6days so the fastback aint had a look in. Got to do the same all next week to,then its the nec classic car show which im organising the stand for commer van fan. So no work on fastback for a few weeks now Brought a new sheet of steel though so I can fab some repair panels up


Hillman Avenger MK1 GT,
Commer PB Pick-Up x2,
Commer PB Panel Van,
Dodge spaceavan Auto sleeper,
Triumph Stag MK1,
Chevette HS x2,
Lancia Delta Integrale,
Fiat Mk1 Uno Turbo,
Here are some of my previous restos: http://www.turbocollective.net/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=49&t=1643&sid=e955c8d8a55dcf5aac9b7e2509ead07c
http://66.129.69.181/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=4594
http://66.129.69.181/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=4966&whichpage=1
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janmarine3

South Africa
286 Posts

Posted - 31 Oct 2011 :  07:50:07  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Yeah, I am watching keenly every day too ...it can only end up brand new if one uses your Mazda as a benchmark.
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argonaut

Hungary
39 Posts

Posted - 30 Oct 2011 :  20:43:29  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Good work Jon, I'm watching the thread with interest.
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steve wilkinson

United Kingdom
63 Posts

Posted - 30 Oct 2011 :  12:44:22  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Me too - brilliant work, keep it up
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