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Offline Luke S

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Re: My first restoration.
« Reply #15 on: 22, April, 2013 - 20:01:03 »
Hi Luke.

I am really looking forward to following your progress with this restoration.

Good luck

Simon

I can't wait to get started on it ether but I need to clear off a desk in the portakabin to do it on. Once I've done that I'll try to make a start  ;) ;) ;)
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Re: My first restoration.
« Reply #16 on: 25, April, 2013 - 20:16:32 »
My state of the art work bench




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Re: My first restoration.
« Reply #17 on: 25, April, 2013 - 20:19:13 »
Only just fits but should "hopefully" start work on it some time soon

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Re: My first restoration.
« Reply #18 on: 25, April, 2013 - 20:24:51 »
Luke - the serial number sticker is in the c5Martin section;
http://c5alive.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,261.0.html

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Re: My first restoration.
« Reply #19 on: 25, April, 2013 - 20:33:05 »
Luke - the serial number sticker is in the c5Martin section;
http://c5alive.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,261.0.html

Thanks BooBoo  ;) ;)

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Re: My first restoration.
« Reply #20 on: 26, April, 2013 - 20:35:43 »
My first question. How do you take the body off the C5, I know that there is 2 screws behind the rear light, there's one just in front of the peddles and there is a screw where the battery goes. The handle bars and peddles have to come off. Is there any thing I have not mentioned could you please tell me or if there is something I have said that is wrong mention it please. I can't wait till I have the body off then I can have a proper look at the chassis and start work on it.

Thanks,

Can't wait to hear from you

Luke.S

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Re: My first restoration.
« Reply #21 on: 26, April, 2013 - 21:03:15 »
There is a write up on the forum by C5 Martin telling you how to remove the body in detail, it's in the link below.

http://c5alive.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,241.0.html

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Re: My first restoration.
« Reply #22 on: 26, April, 2013 - 21:22:03 »
thanks  ;) ;)

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Re: My first restoration.
« Reply #23 on: 27, April, 2013 - 08:24:58 »
Hi you could check out my video on youtube  on how to stripdown a c5 look under JORDAN8ISH  the link is here 

http://youtu.be/wiSv35zsUtc       

Bye Chas
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Re: My first restoration.
« Reply #24 on: 28, April, 2013 - 13:00:40 »
The Chassis is off  :) :)

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Re: My first restoration.
« Reply #25 on: 28, April, 2013 - 13:26:01 »
Well done Luke - any photos ?

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Re: My first restoration.
« Reply #26 on: 28, April, 2013 - 19:18:25 »
Here are the photos

We just removed the body shell nothing else



Ignore the go-kart in the picture, I had to move it or I could not get it out.  :-[ :-[













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Re: My first restoration.
« Reply #27 on: 28, April, 2013 - 20:38:54 »
Hi there Luke it looks neglected but it is in restoration condition and I'm sure it will come out great .Another C5 will be saved from the dump...

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Re: My first restoration.
« Reply #28 on: 28, April, 2013 - 21:03:59 »
When you look at it it dose not look too bad. The metal bar behind the seat, the rust looks quite bad. I'll have to see what I can do with it, if not I'll have to buy another one from somewhere. That motor I bought from you I may fit it to this C5 and regress the one that is already on there.  ;) ;)

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Re: My first restoration.
« Reply #29 on: 29, April, 2013 - 07:36:57 »
Hi you may find that Karl may have one of the back bars for sale ...???? ;)