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Old 26th August 2011, 10:16 PM
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Default In the open.

For the first time today my car got to see daylight - finally pushed it out of the garage into the alley - put a big smile on my face

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Old 26th August 2011, 10:31 PM
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Looking good!
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Old 27th August 2011, 05:58 AM
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Looking good indeed!
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Old 27th August 2011, 07:34 AM
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Looking good, how long till you can drive it out?

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Old 27th August 2011, 07:46 AM
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What a great day for you, I remember taking mine out for the first time, looks like we are neck and neck with our builds, Going to have another push over the bank holiday to try to complete the build.

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Old 27th August 2011, 08:18 AM
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Smile Great news

Looking great David

I bet it felt great to get the build outside, certainly gives you a better sense of scale once the Roadster is out in the daylight

Looks as if most of the hard work is done, ready for the road next summer ?

Well done on reaching this huge milestone David
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Old 27th August 2011, 10:19 PM
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looking good david, what size wheels are you using?
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Old 28th August 2011, 11:21 AM
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Thanks for all the comments guys.

The car has been on and off its wheels for a while but until recently has been wedged in the back of the garage behind my CNC milling machine retrofit. With a re-shuffle I thought I would finally get the car out so I could start getting the engine setup and doing some tests of the cooling system etc.

To get the car moving all it needs is a propshaft. Engine is running although it has a bit of a mis-fire at the moment but I need to setup the carbs and megajolt thoroughly. Brakes are done although the pedal is feeling a tad spongy even after bleeding so I think a new master cylinder may be needed.

Unfortunately I'm skint at the moment with our wedding in a couple of months so at the moment I am trying to plough on and get as many jobs done as possible that don't require too much outlay.

Hopefully next year we will be on the road

Tony - The wheels are 15"

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Old 28th August 2011, 11:50 AM
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Congratulations on your impending wedding David

Take a tip from an old hand, don't ask for parts for the Roadster as wedding gifts

I am sure as winter draws on, you'll be able find a few quiet moments for the build
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Old 28th August 2011, 07:37 PM
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Congratulations on your impending wedding David

Take a tip from an old hand, don't ask for parts for the Roadster as wedding gifts

I am sure as winter draws on, you'll be able find a few quiet moments for the build
Sshhhhhhhh Ronnie - don't let my secret out - honestly it is not a prop shaft just a very big rolling pin
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