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Old 16th June 2009, 10:54 AM
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Thought I would post some pictures of my build so far for you to look at.

Couple of before & after photos of the engine as well.

Any comments good or bad appreciated.

Thanks

Mark
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Old 16th June 2009, 12:06 PM
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Your build looks to be well advanced & is looking good

The engine has come up very well, it makes all of the time spent cleaning/refurbing worthwhile

Looks a treat in the engine bay ......... Ohhh.....I do love to see a nice bit of Roadster porn
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Old 16th June 2009, 12:47 PM
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Thanks for comments Ronnie.

Engine was screwed when I got it. Cam belt snapped. Complete top end rebuild with all new valves & cam followers.

Throw a bit of paint at it and away you go. Hopefully!! Haven't had it running yet.

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Old 16th June 2009, 03:21 PM
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the chassis and engine are looking great, nice one

there,s gonna be quite few Roadster,s completed in the next twelve months, we,ll have to get them all together at some time.
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Old 16th June 2009, 03:50 PM
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Hi Gus-bet you have sweated over that a bit! looks really good-shows what a lot of hard work and time can achieve-be worth it in the end! any buyers for my kidneys on ebay so I can get started!-or anyone needing a full valet on their cars-visit me on www.polishedperformance.net! shameless I know! LOL
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Old 16th June 2009, 05:21 PM
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Chassis was the easy part as I am a welder by trade. Built chassis on a steel surface table at work free hand, just using clamps to hold in position. Got some more photos if any of you would like to see.

Engines aren't really my strong point, but the draughtsman at work is a dab hand with the spanners, and rebuilt it in his garage for me foc.
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Old 16th June 2009, 05:37 PM
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Nice one Gus well done!
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Old 16th June 2009, 05:43 PM
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yeah Gus I`d like to have some more pics mate-Im seeing handy andy`s chassis come along nicely and I am gonna need as much info and inspiration as possible-but even so I think ya doin a grand job-I`m hoping-if finances allow to also be at Stoneleigh next year with andy and all you guys.
Cheers Gus I`ll PM you my email addy.
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Old 16th June 2009, 05:50 PM
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Andrew got your email address. I'll sort some pics and get the draughtsman at work (Dave) to send them to you, as they are all on his computer.

As a quick preview I've attached a couple for you.

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Old 16th June 2009, 06:52 PM
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Hi Gus, great photos,
can i ask a favour please? as i,m using the same engine as you & to help me get it in the correct place would you give me the following info from your chassis pleeeeeaaaasssse

distance from BR7 to the main crank pully in horizontal plane & how high above the BR7 as from this i,ll be able to work out the engine position.
also is that the standard alternator bracket you,ve used? any issues with how close to where the side panel will be ?

thanks in advance & hope you don,t mind me picking info from your build.
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