kiwiplymouth

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    Column shift linkages disassembly - auto coon

    I done my mk3 zephyr in my early teens,was a cunt when you don't know what a cotter pin (I think its called)/is. Hollow pin that expands,similar to a dyna bolt end? Maybe it has those to hold linkages together?
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    Anglia 105e Panelvan

    I'm doing a bare metal resto on a van at the moment for someone. I had one as my first car in 86. Brakes were seized,one bent strut,one guard cut of and replaced(why did POM's braize them on ffs),gutters refab'd,,inner and outer sills refab'd (check your inners lads) and on the hunt for baily channel fittings, steering wheel, and a few other things. Good luck with the van.
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    Plastic headlight polishing options

    Toothpaste works well too.
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    Trailer brakes

    You want a pic of trailer,I'll get one on Saturday,warning... Its barry trailer inspiration maybe.
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    Trailer brakes

    Hell yes,my father in.laws trailer has coils,leafs and shocks. When I took it for a WOF the guy pissed himself.
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    Flywheel removal help, Auckland

    Slide hammer might do it.
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    Sheeperz MS65 Crown Chitty-Chat

    Good use of wet and dry by taping it together,I've done it for 30yrs. Also get a plastic long board,they mould to panel well for a good contour. Also wet sanding gives a finer finish for sure,the only worry is exposed steel around the prep area. Fkn good job man,I'd be proud of that result.
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    Nels Hb viva discussion

    There was a grey one.like the above in west Auckland in the mid 80s,blown 350,it was insane. Also was a purple hc with blown 454
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    PAINT THREAD

    Looks like a massive skim of bog,or shitloads of spray putty blasted on.
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    Tyre tread pattern vs width

    Your safe,a lancer won't go 150kph.
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    Tyre tread pattern vs width

    No woodburner to recut cross plys?
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    PAINT THREAD

    Meiji are good guns,were up there with devilbiss in the 80s when I started painting.
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    re-registering a vehicle

    The repairs needed won't be seen,stupid pom bastard cars with welded on guards and such. I've been in crash work and panel beating for 30yrs but I'm not certified. I'm looking at cutting rust out,replacing with 1mm panel steel,epoxy sealer then underseal. Cheers for the info man.
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    re-registering a vehicle

    How thorough is compliance? I'm restoring an Anglia van that needs quite a bit of welding/refabbing inner panels. Do they go over it to make sure its all structurally sound or do they go drilling holes and give them a colonoscopy?
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    For Questions Regarding WOFs/CERTs/NUMBER PLATEs

    OK,cheers. I just welded the sills straight over the original ones,and the flares are actually just on the dog leg part of the wheel arch,from the back end of the sill to halfway up the wheel arch,sort of like the statesmans used to have,hard to explain. If the owner calls in a cert guy,and we need to change anything, how long do we have to do it before having to pay the guy again? Cheers for your guys help.