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felixx, May 5, 2011
Posted June 10, 2011
how those brakes going??
hmm Valiant is swinging by tomorrow night I hope.. been busy at work this week...
Posted June 12, 2011
Well after purchasing a full set (6) wheel cylinders. it appears I dont need any of them them.
Valiant came round and worked his magic and the flare collar (I thinkk thats what he called it), - the lille threaded bit that locks the brake line into the master cylinder had slogged out.
Getting a new one turned up this week! Then it will be sweetness and kittens!
I got the front indicators installed and wired in yesterday. The back valance panel and bumper is mounted now as is the grille on the front.
She looks much happier now.
edit.. I forgot to say what a GC Valiant is. Thanks boss!
OK you better come to the anglia lunch then boss
have talk to "The Boss" and she said its ok, plus we will be in christchurch for the weekend.
Hey, I think I have a factory anglia battery hold down bracket at mums house off our old anglia estate.
I'll try dig it out next time I'm over there.
Mate, that would rock as the one in it is a little agricultural!
Posted June 24, 2011
Had a rummage thru the glovebox of the old girl to see what my life used to be like back in 2002
I found 7x 12 guage shells (#4, 6 and 00 Buckshot), 1 1/2 boxes of .22 ammo, 1 box of condoms (opened and expired), 1 red distress flare, a half dissolved hard jube, a birthday card from an ex, a broken pen and some trout and salmon lures.
Very similar to the contents of my current daily driver actually (except the condoms after 8 years of marriage, I have forgotten what sex is)
Posted July 1, 2011
Whats the plans for this puppy?
Repaint, original blue, drop in 1 1/2 - 2 inches. Some widened rims (keep the hubcaps) thats about it.
did you say drop 3 - 4 inches?
nah 2 inches is heaps on one of these. i dont want to trim the guards (which you need to do).
I have some decent speed humps either way when I turn out of my street too!
this is my mates Anglia..
Admittedly its a race car but still you can get your car close to this low without being retarded and it would be more worthy of praise than when Jesus fed 10,000 people with a fish and a loaf of tip-top..
It would be worthy of so much praise, but with the mighty 997cc producing 39 BHP having it that low would be a waste.
I want it to be driveable on chch roads, so should raise it by 2"
On lotus steel rims it will look goooood
Who said LOW needed to be FAST? Also carry blocks of wood in the boot for gettnig over obstacles..
LOLs, nope I have a plan for her. She will look good AND be driveable.
now thats just silly.. LOL
PS - I am smashed cos its Friday..
I am not smashed, wish I was.. off to bed.
How can a man with a beard that amazing not be smashed on a Friday..
Posted July 2, 2011
Felixx, thats not much of a fail.
If you need spring shackle bushes I'm pretty sure Datsun 1200 ones fit. Otherwise we can turn something down.
Try Autolign or BNT for the bushes and rod ends. If you have trouble getting new rod ends HBI engineering in Socburn can rebuild them.
@ KK Trips your friends Anglia looks boss, Its had plenty of work on the front and rear wheel arches though.
Also any info on the AP5 in the background?
amen to that!
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