GOX 913W GTC joins the yellow fleet.

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Post by guybetts » Sat Feb 02, 2019 6:48 pm

AJL Electronics wrote:
Sat Feb 02, 2019 6:39 pm
guybetts wrote:
Sat Feb 02, 2019 5:23 pm
Nice colour.
Update for the register please :D

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Errrm, it is the same car GOX 913W! The painter recently gave me his photos of the job he did a few years ago, so I uploaded them to the project thread.

Colour is a Ford cherry red which is also known as Nightfire as used on some of the later three wheelers (and BL vehicles).
Ok.. :wink:
Does answer the question though, as the register only has the original build colour, Carmen Red.

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Post by AJL Electronics » Sat Feb 02, 2019 6:51 pm

guybetts wrote:
Sat Feb 02, 2019 6:48 pm
AJL Electronics wrote:
Sat Feb 02, 2019 6:39 pm

Colour is a Ford cherry red which is also known as Nightfire as used on some of the later three wheelers (and BL vehicles).
Ok.. :wink:
Does answer the question though, as the register only has the original build colour, Carmen Red.
Put it down as Nightfire, I might have chosen that instead of the almost identical Ford Cherry Red. I seem tomremember that there were a few variants of the Nightfire, I will have tomask him when I see him.


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Post by AJL Electronics » Tue Apr 23, 2019 1:56 pm

The car has emerged into the daylight from hibernation. For the last nine months it had been outside covered with a soft cover and a tarpaulin. Not a blister or a mark on it. Shows the beauty of epoxy primer!

It refused to start, fuel pump inactive so we strained ourselves pushing it into the workshop where it started first turn of the key.
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Post by AJL Electronics » Mon Aug 10, 2020 10:34 am

The car has now been brought into the workshop again. Just as last year, there is not a blister on the paintwork, due I believe to the meticulous preparation to bare gelcoat and the epoxy primer first coats. This despite the car living under close fitting covers for the last five years and out in all weathers.

This time I am hoping to get the car finished as we have a gap in our schedule of customer cars. Various things to do, mostly trim but also the brakes have gone squishy. Bearing in mind the noise, I think we will have rusty discs to deal with too!
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Post by jeff hoole » Thu Aug 13, 2020 11:49 am

Still looking lovely, what’s the plan when it’s finished is it a keeper or will it be for sale


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Post by AJL Electronics » Thu Aug 13, 2020 12:06 pm

jeff hoole wrote:
Thu Aug 13, 2020 11:49 am
Still looking lovely, what’s the plan when it’s finished is it a keeper or will it be for sale
I don't think that anyone would want to buy it at its value. It is insured for £30K as is! It is meant to be my car, just a shame that customer's cars come first and it ends up under the cover again!


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Post by Will Yarrow » Sun Aug 30, 2020 10:40 pm

That looks stunning. What's the carpet colour, I was thinking of a burgandy for mine?



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Post by philipmasonfrance » Mon Aug 31, 2020 8:59 am

Looking very quickly at the last photo I thought, "Those door handles look a lot smarter that the original Marina fitment". Then I realised, looking at the other photos that there ARE no door handles - just holes! I'll get my coat!



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