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Post by stevecrosby63 » Tue Sep 25, 2018 12:33 pm

gorgeous colour and will be a very nice car


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Post by 1969SE5 » Tue Sep 25, 2018 3:49 pm

Thanks Steve.


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Post by 1969SE5 » Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:09 am

More bits back on..... starting to take shape.....
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need to get it turned around and repeat everything on the drivers side.........


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Post by Scimher » Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:58 am

Lovely! Hope work is progressing well....



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Post by 1969SE5 » Wed Feb 27, 2019 12:14 pm

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and now for the other side.......


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Post by 1969SE5 » Wed Feb 27, 2019 6:53 pm

what do we reckon chaps body stripes or no stripes ? thinking twin black, fairly subtle to be period, but then think like it as it is ?


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Post by David Tew » Wed Feb 27, 2019 6:55 pm

I vote for no stripes. It would be a shame to hide any of that gorgeous paint! :)


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Post by MikeyBikey » Wed Feb 27, 2019 7:13 pm

I think stripes, Ive had both and without the body can look a little dispraportionate

but lovely work. Well done


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Post by scim_rebel » Wed Feb 27, 2019 7:47 pm

Another vote for no stripes! A superb looking, early car... I'd keep it as close to original personally.

Can't wait to see that colour on a 5 in the GRP 8)


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Post by scimjim » Wed Feb 27, 2019 8:09 pm

Funnily enough, Graham Walker has painted #004 in that colour and it's even better in the flesh 8)


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Post by scim_rebel » Thu Feb 28, 2019 2:23 pm

scimjim wrote:
Wed Feb 27, 2019 8:09 pm
Funnily enough, Graham Walker has painted #004 in that colour and it's even better in the flesh 8)
Very pleased to hear that GW have returned 004 back to it's original colour! Would've been criminal not too, IMHO.

Sounds like it's restoration is coming on well :D


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Post by reliant-reviver » Fri Mar 01, 2019 2:55 pm

I vote stripes. Breaks up the jelly mould GRP body.


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Post by scimjim » Fri Mar 01, 2019 7:55 pm

I vote no - there’s a swage line already that gives a much more subtle break.


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Post by MikeyBikey » Fri Mar 01, 2019 8:25 pm

Listen. I’ve done both. Stripes. No debate. :D :D


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Post by 1969SE5 » Sat Mar 02, 2019 12:03 am

looks like fitting up one side, positioning myself a suitable distance away, with a couple of cans, and studying.................


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