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New restoration May
« on: 24, May, 2015 - 06:59:00 »
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This is my next restoration using my Front and Back brake mods as you will there is only a body to start with .I won it some time ago and stripped it down compleat and stored it until now   
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Just checking the wiring




Found a few bad connections now all seems to be ok Also fitted one of my  Warning Hazard light fittings ..as you can see








Fitted a Pod and it seems to be ok but it will need a proper test later on






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Re: New restoration May
« Reply #1 on: 24, May, 2015 - 07:04:57 »
Thanks this one has got a very good body (very little damage ) and I have seen loads of body's in the past and this one is in great condition



Chassis ready for building up





And here are the brake mods that I will be fitting





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Re: New restoration May
« Reply #2 on: 24, May, 2015 - 21:30:35 »
Back to today's restoration .started to build up the chassi




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Re: New restoration May
« Reply #3 on: 24, May, 2015 - 21:34:40 »
A little more done on the chassis











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Re: New restoration May
« Reply #4 on: 25, May, 2015 - 07:39:18 »
Body and chassi ready to put together ...Now to sort out the wiring




Started sorting the wiring .also fitted motor + large cog










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Re: New restoration May
« Reply #5 on: 27, May, 2015 - 15:36:03 »
Just made up a back brake light switch up and running ......








 

I will take a photo when it gets darker should be better



Here is he photo but with the lights on .....


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Re: New restoration May
« Reply #6 on: 28, May, 2015 - 06:50:41 »
Here are two photos taken at 2100 as you can see the back brake light light is much better .one without the rear light and the next one is with the light on







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Re: New restoration May
« Reply #7 on: 28, May, 2015 - 16:07:18 »
Mirrors fitted photos to follow .not be long now just got to sort out the wheel covers and the boot ....

Soon to be for sale .then onto the next one


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Re: New restoration May
« Reply #8 on: 30, May, 2015 - 17:40:58 »
Ok here are some more photos all it needs now is the wheel trims.  And a test run ....
































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Re: New restoration May
« Reply #9 on: 30, May, 2015 - 21:03:05 »
Another great restoration


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Re: New restoration May
« Reply #10 on: 07, June, 2015 - 22:17:43 »
Thanks taken it out today and it goes great no problems .....now it will be  for sale  as Iv started a new restoration (8 speed hub) 12 volt with  indicators and mirrors .+ a complete strip down ......