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Post by scimjim » Thu May 24, 2018 2:04 pm

Looking great :D


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Post by philhoward » Thu May 24, 2018 2:24 pm

First time I've seen pics of it on a proper screen (i.e. not my phone) - the colour looks superb!


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Post by 1969SE5 » Mon Jun 04, 2018 12:08 am

Finally got chance to try the new pop rivets I bought for the gutters..........
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Post by 1969SE5 » Mon Jun 04, 2018 12:10 am

And the correct tailgate seal
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Post by 1969SE5 » Mon Jun 04, 2018 8:13 am

Finally found a black one :D :lol:
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Post by 1969SE5 » Thu Jun 28, 2018 11:46 am

seem to keep bending toward bolting on shiny bits........... perhaps its just more satisfying ?
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Post by David Tew » Thu Jun 28, 2018 12:43 pm

Instant gratification! It's what we all seek. :)


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Post by Scott » Thu Jun 28, 2018 1:14 pm

Rain gutters look good, were they in a good condition anyway or did you re-work them (if so where/how?)
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Post by 1969SE5 » Thu Jun 28, 2018 11:08 pm

gutters were not bad, some additional paint from previous paint jobs, they are more brushed than polished, i did get a polished set of a later car, but the profile to fit to the body on the rear 1/4 light was different, so re-fitted the originals, but agree they do seem to have come up well :D


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Post by 1969SE5 » Thu Jul 12, 2018 12:46 pm

Tank neck modified, so as to line up with Early 5 vertical flap !! what a pain this was..............
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Post by 1969SE5 » Fri Aug 03, 2018 10:26 am

Tank in / out another twice, a bit more fettling, and a reducer hose, and its finally connected !! yey !!
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Post by 1969SE5 » Sun Aug 12, 2018 11:28 pm

Jesus, how bad are Coverdale carpets !! might as well of bought a rug from Ikea !! :shock: :o :D :lol:


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Post by AJL Electronics » Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:56 pm

1969SE5 wrote:
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Jesus, how bad are Coverdale carpets !! might as well of bought a rug from Ikea !! :shock: :o :D :lol:
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Post by 1969SE5 » Mon Aug 13, 2018 11:23 pm

I think the carpet set is perfect, very accurate in its manufacture and a snug fit..............just not for a Scimitar SE5 !! :lol: :lol: :lol:


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Post by 1969SE5 » Tue Sep 25, 2018 12:25 pm

getting closer...........

distracted myself from the damn carpet fitting for a bit..........
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