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Offline MattC5

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New project
« on: 26, May, 2012 - 21:29:59 »
As dad is getting on a bit !!!! ;) he has suggested that I do a complete restoration job to learn the rope's  - picked up a C5 today in Ipswich and have begun the process under the guidance of the old fella  ;D ;D - some photo's of progress so far:







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Re: New project
« Reply #1 on: 26, May, 2012 - 21:34:09 »
I look forward to seeing progress on this!  ;D

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« Reply #2 on: 26, May, 2012 - 22:12:30 »
Matt good luck with the restoration........ Keep us posted.

Cannot wait for my lot to learn how to do it..................... ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D

Only problem my daughter is 13 and not interested...................... :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :(

The boys are 6 & 5 so have to wait a bit longer............................ :o :o :o :o :o :o :o

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Re: New project
« Reply #3 on: 26, May, 2012 - 22:17:09 »
Great keep the photos coming ...Chas

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Re: New project
« Reply #4 on: 29, May, 2012 - 06:59:24 »
Really good to see you restoring a C5 Matt, keep up the good work and pictures.

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Re: New project
« Reply #5 on: 29, May, 2012 - 17:43:17 »
Good luck Matt, hope the restoration goes well  :)


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Re: New project
« Reply #6 on: 30, May, 2012 - 03:58:33 »
Looks like a nice little starter project , let me know if you need anything  ;)

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Re: New project
« Reply #7 on: 30, May, 2012 - 06:45:05 »
You can keep ours all going when we are too old and are backs won't let us bend down to work on them  :D

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Re: New project
« Reply #8 on: 30, May, 2012 - 16:55:22 »
Thanks guy's :

So far I have removed the bodyshell and stripped and painted the chassis :





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Re: New project
« Reply #9 on: 31, May, 2012 - 06:18:46 »
Matt,

Starting to take shape. Looking good so far keep up with the good work.

You do have an advantage as you have a good teacher at your side...........

Lance

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« Reply #10 on: 01, June, 2012 - 22:15:32 »
Looking good so far, can see why your dad is after a chain tensioner spring.

Retro Andy.