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Offline Retro Andy

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Re: My first C5!
« Reply #30 on: 14, April, 2011 - 06:09:14 »
Top job, looks really good  ;)

Retro Andy.

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Re: My first C5!
« Reply #31 on: 14, April, 2011 - 13:30:03 »
Thanks guys  ;D

Sounds like I've got the steering set up correctly then. As for the rubber grommets, I might just bond them in place with a little silicone to stop them falling out.

I ordered a couple of new super-bright LED bulbs for the headlight & tail light. Each one has 25 LEDs in it and I have to say they look pretty good!



Powered up - without lens.



Powered up - with lens.



And finally, I took it for a test run today and posted the video on youtube. Here's the link:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bThSH5hxVhE

Enjoy!  ;D

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Re: My first C5!
« Reply #32 on: 14, April, 2011 - 14:52:44 »
That was great very good you can make videos of my restorations any time ...Bye Chas

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Re: My first C5!
« Reply #33 on: 14, April, 2011 - 18:14:21 »
Great vid but what is the tune! It's used on loads of kung fu films that I watch!!

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Re: My first C5!
« Reply #34 on: 14, April, 2011 - 19:06:25 »
Yeah, great retro tune isn't it? It's called 'Magic Fly', by a band called Space. I think it was released in 1977 and did quite well as far as I can remember.

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Re: My first C5!
« Reply #35 on: 14, April, 2011 - 19:14:16 »
Wow cheers for that!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V5UNMujvAww

See there!

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Re: My first C5!
« Reply #36 on: 14, April, 2011 - 19:51:34 »
Wow cheers for that!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V5UNMujvAww

See there!

Ha ha... That's brilliant.  :D
I love the sound effects as he does his Hoo-Flung-Dung moves!  ;)

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Re: My first C5!
« Reply #37 on: 14, April, 2011 - 20:00:59 »
Snake fist style! that's why it goes hhhssssttt!

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Re: My first C5!
« Reply #38 on: 14, April, 2011 - 20:26:07 »
awesome footage mate , most impressed  8)

..and cheers for plugging the c5alive site  ;)

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Re: My first C5!
« Reply #39 on: 14, April, 2011 - 22:51:16 »
awesome footage mate , most impressed  8)

..and cheers for plugging the c5alive site  ;)

No problem Karl, it's the least I could do after all the help, advice and parts I've received from yourself and others on this site. It would have been a nightmare job otherwise!  ;D

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Re: My first C5!
« Reply #40 on: 15, April, 2011 - 07:36:39 »
Nice one, Hope you have fun with the C5 and keep the C5 smile..... ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D

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Re: My first C5!
« Reply #41 on: 15, April, 2011 - 09:35:36 »
I bet your really enjoyed going for a spin, its a great feeling.  :)

Retro Andy.