CarolsHusband

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  1. And a Viking ship. Also West coast mirrors, Cragars & lots of crushed velvet. There's a good chap.
  2. These...... (How much ?!) http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Hotrod-Chevy-Corvett-Vintage-Thrush-Side-Pipe-Exhaust-Ford-Pickup-Ratrod-Dragcar-/182563113425?hash=item2a819c09d1:g:~qcAAOSwhvFZDgoF
  3. Top end... http://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C792509 These...... http://www.carandclassic.co.uk/list/40/sd1/ Are they expensive for over there ? Some don't seem too bad value but I remember when a good one was 500 quid (blah, blah, don't know you're born, etc....)
  4. Nice motor. My first boss had a 1980 V8 5-speed (in 1984). Rough looking sleeper with a cam, Holley, heads, dual pipes etc gave 285 HP. Had a bit of suspension work but his fave mod was welding some angle along the watts linkage, made a big difference. I'd love one but they're all rotted out here.
  5. Your peekups motor, she eez tree feefty ?
  6. Now you're talking. Did I mention fake oil cooler with over-sized pipes ?
  7. I have a psycho-spatial condition that means I cant detect sarcasm. My ultimate Hakosuka dream....
  8. I thank you for your misplaced faith.
  9. The more the merrier ?
  10. Yoinks, didn't think for a moment it would be only me that liked it. I like all the 'wrong' treatments below more than the stock set up. Of course there is no way I can return it to stock now you've told me I should. Maybe some MK 1 Cortina lights would look good.....
  11. The late garnish looks awful to me, and I'm not a big fan of the GT-R end pieces. Actually, I don't really rate Hako's anymore. Stupid old cars. What I'd really like is the early rear lights with the integral reversing light, but the originals are rare as rocking hens horse-shit teeth and the repros just dont fit. Bear with me, it might look good. Won't know till it's done, but nothing irreversible will happen. Also, did you just call me a plonker ? Nice to pop back in, thanks
  12. SPRING UPDATE ( Brace for disappointment ). Hello Campers. Winter's nearly gone and while you lot have been getting sun burn, partying hard, hanging 10, flicking ollies and moaning about the humidity; we've been freezing our knackers off. Wheels never happened, not sure why, but whatever. May just go bigger Watanabe's or TOPY steels. 280Z distributor and Blaster coil on their way. Upgraded the 1/3 scale battery and leads to UK spec, spins and starts much better now. I also dumped the rear light trims for that ready-to-race look. This has now made me want to lose the bumpers, add a big single tailpipe, some headlight covers and a roll cage. This aggressive look will be backed up with the stock as a rock L20, obviously... Sun came out, took some pitchers.