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d.p.n.s 1983 mk5 cortina Ghia..........yip pinthoe

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Just went and picked up a 2nd hand cage. The 80year old man made it 20years ago and its still pretty good..its about 200mm short (not really worried about that) but all in all a good fit...even came with a cattle door ( pretty heavy so may just take it off and use mesh) good for loading the kids.

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on the trailer side of things i got the removable cage mounted and all it takes is to undo 4 bolts.....i even used 4 bolts the same...(i know not like me at all)

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on the cortina side of things........got the louvers on....   now its mint

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well ended up folding the sides by hand ....got the both on and then ran out of stone chip paint.

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wood floor all on and underside and axle cleaned and stone chipped.

looks heaps better now.

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painted the top half now .

just wait for it to dry and put it back together this week.

looks way bigger than 2.2m now.

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well 1st trip with the trailer after finishing it.

and glad to say both car and trailer survived it....arse end of the car dropped when he dumped the logs in.

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sooooooooo i wanted some more lights as it does get pretty foggy down here and when i leave for work its before 5am.

i dont really like the factory lights in the grills like this below

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and wanted to go more this way

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but the original carello  lights cost chit loads and hard to find.

sooooooo i found a guy in the uk that remakes the original brackets so i have a set on the way

and decided to go with some hella comet 500 (in yellow cos euro)

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also changed to a mk4 grill..........much better

and once the brackets are here ill get the lights on

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