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jabe1807

Norway
182 Posts

Posted - 27 Nov 2012 :  17:43:44  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi Thomas
Yes It has been a long time. Everything is fine. I have put in leather seats and made a new inner lining. I put in some pictures soon.
Regards Jan
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Fastback Thomas

Belgium
423 Posts

Posted - 26 Nov 2012 :  15:43:12  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi Jan it's been a while?
Hope everything is going fine..
Is she finished yet? ;)

'68 sunbeam rapier fastback {B341006846 OD/LHO}
I like a car that looks normal but really knocks your socks off!!
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Fastback Thomas

Belgium
423 Posts

Posted - 05 Jan 2012 :  19:40:50  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
WOW Jan, I wish was as far as you are now..
I'd love to have a suspension support like yours... Anyone who has it?
Again, I really like the way your car is turning out!
Keep up the good work!

'68 sunbeam rapier fastback {B341006846 OD/LHO}
I like a car that looks normal but really knocks your socks off!!
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jabe1807

Norway
182 Posts

Posted - 05 Jan 2012 :  18:27:57  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Some more pictures from insrrument and cablework. It is good to have
manuals and spareparts catalog now. It is a good help. It is about 15 years ago all this parts was dismantled.




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bigt80

United Kingdom
937 Posts

Posted - 31 Dec 2011 :  19:24:10  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by jabe1807

I had to do some work at the kitchen table to day.
1 hour with metal polish, and the allow is almost as new.
Before polishing

And after 1 hour.




Yes, worth the effort: those parts are gtting hard to get, especially in good or reasonable condition. It is coming on nicely: wish I could say the same of mine
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Fastback Thomas

Belgium
423 Posts

Posted - 26 Dec 2011 :  10:50:30  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Wow, Nice polished Jan!
I'm hoping it will be ready for paint in half a year...
and that it won't take me 25 years...

'68 sunbeam rapier fastback {B341006846 OD/LHO}
I like a car that looks normal but really knocks your socks off!!
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jabe1807

Norway
182 Posts

Posted - 23 Dec 2011 :  22:10:20  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I had to do some work at the kitchen table to day.
1 hour with metal polish, and the allow is almost as new.
Before polishing

And after 1 hour.
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jabe1807

Norway
182 Posts

Posted - 23 Dec 2011 :  15:34:06  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi Thomas I am looking forward to see pictures of your car when it is ready to be painted (about half a year?). I have owned my car about 25 years, so this have been a very long prosject.
quote:
Originally posted by Fastback Thomas

Wow, nice Jan...
Would like to be as far as you...

'68 sunbeam rapier fastback {B341006846 OD/LHO}
I like a car that looks normal but really knocks your socks off!!


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jabe1807

Norway
182 Posts

Posted - 23 Dec 2011 :  15:29:27  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by janmarine3

it looks good, now is the time to install the new speaker wiring and goodies to play that cool 60's and 70's music .....


Yes Jan. Deep Purple and Ureah Heep are going to have conserts in my car!
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janmarine3

South Africa
286 Posts

Posted - 23 Dec 2011 :  03:16:34  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
it looks good, now is the time to install the new speaker wiring and goodies to play that cool 60's and 70's music .....
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Fastback Thomas

Belgium
423 Posts

Posted - 22 Dec 2011 :  09:19:22  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Wow, nice Jan...
Would like to be as far as you...

'68 sunbeam rapier fastback {B341006846 OD/LHO}
I like a car that looks normal but really knocks your socks off!!
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jabe1807

Norway
182 Posts

Posted - 21 Dec 2011 :  21:49:24  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by JPSH120

Looking good. That exhaust manifold looks new, where did you manage to find that?!
Hi
I have bought it on ebay. It is not new, The seller has painted it.
Regards Jan

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jabe1807

Norway
182 Posts

Posted - 21 Dec 2011 :  21:45:19  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Picture of carpet making


http://s1089.photobucket.com/albums/i349/jabe1807/Montering/

Edited by - jabe1807 on 21 Dec 2011 21:53:04
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jabe1807

Norway
182 Posts

Posted - 21 Dec 2011 :  21:38:40  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Here are some new pictures from my Fastback work last weeks.
I have painted the engine room again. The first painting was not ok.
I have put in some parts on the car and started making new carpets. this was much more difficult than i thought before I started.

Edited by - jabe1807 on 21 Dec 2011 21:47:00
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JPSH120

United Kingdom
1036 Posts

Posted - 07 Dec 2011 :  22:17:51  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Looking good. That exhaust manifold looks new, where did you manage to find that?!

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