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  1. Have a question on retrofitting rear seatbelts, my Merc ('65 Fintail) would of originally had fixed diagonal seatbelts for the rear seats - there's an OEM mount in the top of the parcel shelf and in the bottom rear bulkhead/firewall towards the centre, but no mounts in the rear wheel tub area so can't have been 3 pointers, just a two point diagonal. Id like to upgrade this by poking a hole into the rear wheel arch to add a 3rd point and fit retractable unit to the factory mount on the rear parcel shelf and maintain the factory centre mount for the receiver. however I see there is this in the s
  2. You’re just going to have to wrap you block in carbon and shoot for 600hp then.
  3. Compound charging the 3L would be way cooler. /ling
  4. Howdy, been awhile. Life got in the way there for a bit; moved out of Auckland (subsequently moved house a couple of times with the Merc spending a bit of time in storage), had a baby etc. but Xmas holiday period has allowed me to make some progress. I wasn’t happy with the tabs I had welded on the upper rear airbag mounts, so ages ago I drew up some flange things and had them laser cut, finally got around to cutting the old tabs off and welding on the new flanges so thats all much tidier. Drilled some holes in the car so the aforementioned mounts have some way of attach
  5. Does that mean one year WoFs on 30 year old parts?
  6. Why no petrol? It’s not like you’ll be moving it every day
  7. FYI @MRWEST Povo spec US model FCs had 4 stud brakes - not sure what diameter the rotors were vs 5 stud but rockauto might be your friend here...
  8. 12a bridgy, modgies, supertrapp
  9. Evan

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    Yeah going over epoxy. There’s a very slight wavey-ness in the panels where the replacement piece has been welded in (read: lower door skins, lower section of rear 3/4s) need something to try and smooth that out so seeing what people have had success with. not sure where you draw the line between between high build primer/polyester filler/bog/paper mache?
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    Was waiting for you to chime in with Protec haha, got a link for which type/model number specifically? Catalogue List seems to be as long as your arm..
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