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by tomdoc1962
Tue Apr 17, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: My ongoing ss1 restoration
Replies: 14
Views: 1498

My ongoing ss1 restoration

Hi, sometimes I spend time thinking things out first, but mostly I just loose patience and when tired and things aren't going well I usually just go for it, even though that small voice inside your head tells you to leave well alone :shock: :shock: If anyone can help me on the reconstruction of my i...
by tomdoc1962
Tue Apr 17, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: My ongoing ss1 restoration
Replies: 14
Views: 1498

My ongoing ss1 restoration

Hi, thanks for the great comments regarding my restoration. Mikeh, hopefully your chassis is fine, my sills was covered in cataloy and honestly I don't know how it passed the mot prior to purchase. I have posted pictures of my indicator assembly and hopefully your spare is similar. Please let me kno...
by tomdoc1962
Mon Apr 16, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: My ongoing ss1 restoration
Replies: 14
Views: 1498

My ongoing ss1 restoration

Hi, update on restoration, sorry it's taken me a while to update, after Christmas/new year was over it was time to decorate the house and help organise daughters wedding. I also didn't really introduce myself to everyone. So first my introduction. My name is tommy Docherty live in largs on the west ...
by tomdoc1962
Sun Apr 01, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Ss1 wiper/indicator stalk assembly
Replies: 4
Views: 353

Ss1 wiper/indicator stalk assembly

Checked the indicator stalk and I can move the switch towards the dash or away from the dash if that makes sense. The reason I need a replacement wiper/indicator stalk assembly is due to me taking the metal plate off and all the internal springs and bits decided to make a run for it and now I'm unab...
by tomdoc1962
Sun Apr 01, 2018 4:59 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Ss1 wiper/indicator stalk assembly
Replies: 4
Views: 353

Ss1 wiper/indicator stalk assembly

Hi, 1986 I'm not sure if it had the dim dip system as it's been off the road for 10 years. Is there an easy way to find out.
Many thanks, Tommy
by tomdoc1962
Sun Apr 01, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Ss1 wiper/indicator stalk assembly
Replies: 4
Views: 353

Ss1 wiper/indicator stalk assembly

Hi, need to replace wiper/indicator stalk assembly, If anyone has one for sale please let me know as it's holding up my rebuild.
Many thanks, Tommy
by tomdoc1962
Mon Nov 06, 2017 5:18 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: My ongoing ss1 restoration
Replies: 14
Views: 1498

My ongoing ss1 restoration

Hi, many thanks to nick and Phil for their help with the bracket, never would have guessed that's where it went. Have now installed gearbox, engine, propshaft and exhaust system. Now refilling gearbox and diff with oil. Next job is refitting the tub. Couple of photos with engine installed 20171025_1...
by tomdoc1962
Sun Oct 08, 2017 4:47 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: My ongoing ss1 restoration
Replies: 14
Views: 1498

My ongoing ss1 restoration

hi,in hindsight Jim i would have, if i could get one, done that. But then I wouldn't have had all the fun during the winter in a freezing garage trying to bring YTC's chassis back to life :roll: I have taken a couple of photo's today, to let you see how YTC is looking. I finished working on the engi...
by tomdoc1962
Thu Oct 05, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: My ongoing ss1 restoration
Replies: 14
Views: 1498

My ongoing ss1 restoration

Hi everyone, hopefully you will bear with me while I bring you up to speed on my red ss1 1600 reg number C106 YTC. I purchased the car in Aug 2009 for £400 with 1 year tax and mot from a man in Bristol. Had a blast driving it home to central Scotland and also for the rest of the following year until...
by tomdoc1962
Mon Aug 14, 2017 11:35 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: My last attempt to finish my ss1
Replies: 7
Views: 934

My last attempt to finish my ss1

Hi mikeerf,thankyou for your support. I have owned my ss1 since early 2009 and had a great time driving it for about six months :lol: then one day I had a flat tyre and tried to jack it up, unfortunately the jack continued to rise but my car didn't :shock: . Realised I had a bad case of metalmorphos...
by tomdoc1962
Mon Aug 14, 2017 10:17 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: My last attempt to finish my ss1
Replies: 7
Views: 934

My last attempt to finish my ss1

Thanks again. Will start a new thread on project progress asap
by tomdoc1962
Mon Aug 14, 2017 9:42 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: My last attempt to finish my ss1
Replies: 7
Views: 934

My last attempt to finish my ss1

Hi Jim, thanks for the info on fixing the tub to the chassis. I read that sikaflex is a good fix for this or does anyone know of a better type of mastic. I have a some photos of my resto back to 2010 and would like to know where I should post them on the forum. Many thanks, Tommy
by tomdoc1962
Mon Aug 14, 2017 4:51 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: My last attempt to finish my ss1
Replies: 7
Views: 934

My last attempt to finish my ss1

Hi, not a newbie, have been a member on two previous occasions. Its now or never to complete my restoration of my red ss1. Has been ongoing since 2010 and have given myself a target of April next year to complete it. Hopefully I will be able to source a lot of advice from everyone when I am at my wi...

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