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by speedy555
Sat Apr 10, 2010 8:40 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: YHK 631S GTE resto
Replies: 232
Views: 21414

Re: YHK 631S GTE resto

The bottom picture is nearest to its true colour - Its just a standard BS colour, Golden Yellow. You can get it on ebay in 2k - 5l of colour, 4l of high build primer, 5l of thinners, 5l of activator, free spray gun & mask :lol: - Only about £110 with 48hr delivery. My good spray gun bust as I starte...
by speedy555
Sat Apr 10, 2010 7:19 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: YHK 631S GTE resto
Replies: 232
Views: 21414

Re: YHK 631S GTE resto

All went well - Not perfect as some crap fell on the nose & wing top, but apart from that Im really pleased....no runs or anything and all shiney without any dry bits anywhere 8) (And Im not a painter & was done at a dirty workshop) When my mate the painter calls in the morning, Ill let him asses as...
by speedy555
Fri Apr 09, 2010 8:55 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: YHK 631S GTE resto
Replies: 232
Views: 21414

Re: YHK 631S GTE resto

Yeah....Ive just kept at it and made sure not to lose momentum! :lol: Just hoping the top coat goes on well, as if Im lucky I might get away without buffing it up.....I can only hope :lol: Cant wait to see how she looks in yellow!
by speedy555
Fri Apr 09, 2010 8:45 pm
Forum: Car Shows
Topic: Tatton Park
Replies: 31
Views: 2258

Re: Tatton Park

Cars nearly ready....and just realised I missed the deadline for the show bookings ... DOH ! :roll: :oops:
by speedy555
Fri Apr 09, 2010 8:40 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: YHK 631S GTE resto
Replies: 232
Views: 21414

Re: YHK 631S GTE resto

Spent the last week or two spending any time I had on the bodywork....had 3 coats of grey filler primer today, then flatted it back where needed and lastly gave it a coat of white primer as the yellow topcoat will cover it better.....which is tommorows job :shock: :mrgreen: Towards the end of flatti...
by speedy555
Mon Mar 29, 2010 10:11 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: SE6 outline drawings? Anyone good at art?
Replies: 5
Views: 1018

Re: SE6 outline drawings? Anyone good at art?

Any use? Used in my sign programme...once. lol

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by speedy555
Thu Mar 25, 2010 9:15 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: YHK 631S GTE resto
Replies: 232
Views: 21414

Re: YHK 631S GTE resto

Well, other seat is fitted now, and thanks to scimmymike I have a selection of Jag mirrors to choose from :D Still havent sorted the wipers, but Im hoping they will fix themselves if I leave them long enough :? :roll: As for what else Im up to, I think the pictures speak louder than words as they sa...
by speedy555
Thu Mar 25, 2010 8:04 pm
Forum: Computer Problems and Solutions
Topic: Email problems
Replies: 3
Views: 982

Email problems

Ive suspected that many if not all my emails to an address I have havent been coming through - I now know that to be the case :evil: Ive just logged into the same email account but on the web via my account / broadband supplier Virgin & got approx 150 emails waiting for me....... My account is with ...
by speedy555
Wed Mar 24, 2010 9:45 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: ''Abandoned Projects''
Replies: 23
Views: 2347

''Abandoned Projects''

Some of you may have seen these before, or even know the cars :D - Not sure how old the pics are but all posted around 2007 / 08 on retrorides as 'abandoned' The black (?) se5 was posted by the new owner saying he was going to restore it & is a 1 owner car.... somebody here maybe. http://i33.photobu...
by speedy555
Fri Mar 19, 2010 8:58 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: YHK 631S GTE resto
Replies: 232
Views: 21414

Re: YHK 631S GTE resto

Yeah I tell myself that one too .... though Im not spending a pretend £67 on a pair of xjs mirrors on there....must be cheaper somewhere!?
by speedy555
Fri Mar 19, 2010 8:39 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: YHK 631S GTE resto
Replies: 232
Views: 21414

Re: YHK 631S GTE resto

Cheers - Remembered the thread on the new ones and just found it. Ive bought some already....this money spending doesnt hurt if youre quick about it :shock: :lol:
by speedy555
Fri Mar 19, 2010 8:33 pm
Forum: How To Guides/FAQs
Topic: Alternative Rear Light Clusters
Replies: 182
Views: 48255

Re: Alternative Rear Light Clusters

Just bought some for my 6a - Now priced at £28 incl postage :wink:
by speedy555
Fri Mar 19, 2010 7:44 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: YHK 631S GTE resto
Replies: 232
Views: 21414

Re: YHK 631S GTE resto

If it was a manual it would all have been race look :lol: Fitted the other seat today, and thought things were going well until I snapped the bolts off in the cars 1 remaining good mirror, and then performed the same trick on the back lights, but on both sides :evil: Looks like new mirrors and new r...
by speedy555
Thu Mar 18, 2010 9:45 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: YHK 631S GTE resto
Replies: 232
Views: 21414

Re: YHK 631S GTE resto

Well I cant remember everything Ive done since last time - But did finish the rear shockers, axle etc, and changed the diff oil to be on the safe side. http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d100/rookirod555/DSC00314.jpg Called in at GW's yesterday and bit the bullet and parted with £180 for a wiper rack...
by speedy555
Sun Mar 07, 2010 8:32 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: YHK 631S GTE resto
Replies: 232
Views: 21414

Re: YHK 631S GTE resto

Im becoming attatched to the beige, but Its going to be Yellow anyway :lol: :lol: :lol: Mainly because A. It needs a full repaint, and B. I got 5l of 2k yellow, 5l or hi-build primer, 5l or activator, and 5l of thinners for £90 It used to be a dark green colour, but the colour change job is impressi...

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