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Old 2nd October 2011, 10:05 AM
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I've just reached a major milestone, and have finished painting my chassis:





I've spent the last week or so racing to get it completed before the imminent arrival of the pitter patter of little feet!

I think I'll be taking a break from the build for a while now to concentrate on sleepless nights, dirty nappies, and my helping out my long suffering wife - safe in the knowledge my chassis isn't going to rust away over the winter
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Old 2nd October 2011, 11:03 AM
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looking good John, It'll soon be rolling

Good luck with the new addition When he/she comes
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Old 2nd October 2011, 11:09 AM
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Good luck.

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Old 2nd October 2011, 12:29 PM
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Thanks James/TT.
In theory we've got a week left, but the wife's been feeling some tremors over the last couple of days, so it could be any time now.
I'm kind of hoping it'll all happen tonight so I don't have to go to work tomorrow
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Old 2nd October 2011, 12:45 PM
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OMG Dont slam any doors

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Chassis is looking great John , nice to see a chassis kit that originally was not being started into a completed chassis

All the best for the new arrival, soon have a little helper passing you the spanners

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Old 2nd October 2011, 03:28 PM
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Looking good, hope all goes well has anyone managed to build a three seater yet

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Old 2nd October 2011, 03:48 PM
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Looking good, hope all goes well has anyone managed to build a three seater yet
I'd need more than a 3 seater, already got a few little 'helpers'! (this one looks like it's going to be another girl, so no help there, lol)
I did think about making an 8 seater by stretching it out and adding another 3 rows of seats, but my garage isn't anywhere near long enough
I think I'll just have to set up a rota for who gets to go in Dad's sportscar while the rest are in Mum's bus. There were no end of arguments about who's turn it was in the MX5 before I got rid of it!
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Old 4th October 2011, 10:37 PM
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I spent ages trying to find some double clips for the fuel lines, then stumbled upon these little beauties:





They're designed for two 8mm pipes, and one 4.8mm pipe, which is perfect for running the fuel and rear brake lines down the tranny tunnel

Only problem is they weren't particularly cheap (~40p each), and I had to buy a hundred of the buggers!
...so I should have a few spare if anyone else wants to buy some off me

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EDIT: I've now sold all my surplus clips!
Here's the details if anyone wants them:

Manufacturer: Jetpress
Part# CAC446-NAT
Supplier: http://www.comdir.co.uk/

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I would be interested in a suitable qty..

good luck for the iminent sleep loss.

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