horndog

horndog'"s 1969 crown build

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went back yesterday to help my mate (toy-motas) to pick up the ms53 crown wagon from the same place my ms51 coupe came from all so got a few more parts for my coupe

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went and looked though the crown and sorted the parts abit over xmas fair bit of work to be done, good amount of spares came with the car seams to mostly be there apart from the divers quarter window frame

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few pics with my sr coupe that I finished a while ago should really start a build of that to, at some point

 

 

 

 

 

 

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okay still havnt stared on the crown yet but in the mean time I drove my sr coupe up to Auckland for the 4 and rotary show with two mates. got go and see and meet (sheepers) bloody nice guy too and got to have a look at his crown. want to start on mine now so much !!!!!!

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missing the bottom badge if anyone has one sitting around  need two

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haven't posted on here in awhile  so ive sold my rx7 s1 but ended up buying Nathans hc331 Gloria. back to the crown went to aa testing station after trying quite few place and no one being able to find the plate ever being on nz roads the aa found it . helpful guy there got they fourms sorted out and signed, helpful guy at the aa got my new vin tag made and ready for the crown

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so have started to strip out the crown  ready to take the body of and start some of the rust work on the sills

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still had the dirty lpg tank in the boot  (the bomb) so went to open the vent to let the gas out ended up taking about an hr or so and it was still going ended up taking the gage of the tank was under quite some pressure still and it still took 10 minutes to empty it all out. id say the tank was close to being full and last time it was on the road was 1989 so been in there awhile

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so its looking a bit sad now. got the dirty lpg tank out and tail lights ect  . floors don't look in to bad a shape after the carpet being removed. got to the body bolts and took them out and still doesn't want to come of the chassis

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did abit more to the ms51 today, back bumper off, petrol tank out, found some more body bolts , not sure if they  really needed  7 on each side to hold it on haha . dash out and rest of the door cards and side windows about ready to lift the body off to take and start the rust repairs. found a ticket behide the dash from 13/09/89 the same year it last had wof/rego . for a fine of $12.25  for being a derelict vehicle up in Auckland 

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got given this window  from a ms55 wagon but I hope it fits my coupe  cheers (toy mota) matt

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pretty happy got given these for the crown the other day :-D

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