Another 1971 Car Found!!!!!!

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Re: Another 1971 Car Found!!!!!!

Post by morris_carl » Sat Oct 22, 2016 8:41 pm

No problem mate,just typical it's been sitting around for months I give it away and someone wants it haha

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Re: Another 1971 Car Found!!!!!!

Post by First-Car as Marina » Mon Oct 24, 2016 10:20 am

That's normally what happens with me, I'm awkward like that ;).

Out of interest, where abouts is it leaking?

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1976 1.3 DL Coupe - Retired daily after 3.5 years, smashed up, now being fixed (PDA 827R) (Lumpy)
1971 1.3 SDL Saloon - Rotting into the front garden, will resume in 2020 (VGV 616K) (Rusty)
1971 1.3 DL Coupe - MOT'ed and on the road, used as much as possible (REW 5K) (Tigger)
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Re: Another 1971 Car Found!!!!!!

Post by MarinaCoupe » Mon Oct 24, 2016 10:47 am

I have a spare tank if you are stuck, no known leaks, but I haven't tested it.


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Re: Another 1971 Car Found!!!!!!

Post by First-Car as Marina » Mon Oct 24, 2016 10:53 am

Thanks Chris. I'll see how I get on with repairing this one and let you know if it doesn't go well :lol:

Alex
1976 1.3 DL Coupe - Retired daily after 3.5 years, smashed up, now being fixed (PDA 827R) (Lumpy)
1971 1.3 SDL Saloon - Rotting into the front garden, will resume in 2020 (VGV 616K) (Rusty)
1971 1.3 DL Coupe - MOT'ed and on the road, used as much as possible (REW 5K) (Tigger)
1998 Peugeot Partner Chairman 1.4 - New daily, not like a Marina

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Re: Another 1971 Car Found!!!!!!

Post by morris_carl » Wed Oct 26, 2016 6:56 pm

Did u get the tank ok bud ?

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Re: Another 1971 Car Found!!!!!!

Post by First-Car as Marina » Wed Oct 26, 2016 11:30 pm

I did thanks, just trying to work out if it leaks at the moment :lol:.

Alex
1976 1.3 DL Coupe - Retired daily after 3.5 years, smashed up, now being fixed (PDA 827R) (Lumpy)
1971 1.3 SDL Saloon - Rotting into the front garden, will resume in 2020 (VGV 616K) (Rusty)
1971 1.3 DL Coupe - MOT'ed and on the road, used as much as possible (REW 5K) (Tigger)
1998 Peugeot Partner Chairman 1.4 - New daily, not like a Marina

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Re: Another 1971 Car Found!!!!!!

Post by morris_carl » Thu Nov 03, 2016 10:19 pm

I can tell you ,it does,lol , not badly though

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Re: Another 1971 Car Found!!!!!!

Post by First-Car as Marina » Sun Jan 22, 2017 10:25 pm

Well, after about 4 months of neglect, work has started again on this one (now called Rusty; for obvious reasons :lol:).

On Friday 20th, my brother and I removed the entire interior to begin welding very soon. We just need to plump in the gas to the welder and we’re all set up. After this, it’s just the job of making the plates/nicking panels from the donor car and welding them on with the NOS panels I have.

Today, we managed to get the engine out (think it has the wrong clutch????) so we can start rebuilding it. We also had enough time to start taking the brake pipes off before it got dark.

The day time job is to now complete all welding (a huge task) and night time job is to rebuild the engine :thumbup:. Really trying to get this one done before the Nationals so I have two running cars ;).

Enjoy the piccys (there would be more but they corrupted on my phone which was helpful),

Alex
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1976 1.3 DL Coupe - Retired daily after 3.5 years, smashed up, now being fixed (PDA 827R) (Lumpy)
1971 1.3 SDL Saloon - Rotting into the front garden, will resume in 2020 (VGV 616K) (Rusty)
1971 1.3 DL Coupe - MOT'ed and on the road, used as much as possible (REW 5K) (Tigger)
1998 Peugeot Partner Chairman 1.4 - New daily, not like a Marina

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Re: Another 1971 Car Found!!!!!!

Post by JoshWard » Mon Jan 23, 2017 11:05 am

Should have the small 6.5 inch clutch with a 1 inch slave cylinder. Looks like you are making good progress! :thumbup:
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Re: Another 1971 Car Found!!!!!!

Post by Morris McKinnon » Wed Jan 25, 2017 7:43 pm

Nice one. Be great to see this at the nats. Wonder how many early cars we can get there this year:)

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Re: Another 1971 Car Found!!!!!!

Post by First-Car as Marina » Wed Jan 25, 2017 10:52 pm

I did think it was the wrong clutch but wasn't sure. Got an early one to go back on it anyhow. Surprisingly we have done a lot in a couple of days. Hopefully I'll get it done in time Gareth, although it's going to be close to the wire.

We managed to get my brother's welder fixed today and started cutting one of the wings off before it got dark, so a little more progress.

Alex
1976 1.3 DL Coupe - Retired daily after 3.5 years, smashed up, now being fixed (PDA 827R) (Lumpy)
1971 1.3 SDL Saloon - Rotting into the front garden, will resume in 2020 (VGV 616K) (Rusty)
1971 1.3 DL Coupe - MOT'ed and on the road, used as much as possible (REW 5K) (Tigger)
1998 Peugeot Partner Chairman 1.4 - New daily, not like a Marina

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Re: Another 1971 Car Found!!!!!!

Post by First-Car as Marina » Sun Jan 29, 2017 7:22 pm

Evening all,

More progress made on VGV over the last couple of days. Got the propshaft and gearbox off ready for paint once they have been cleaned up. Also managed to get both front wings off along with the front lights and indicators. We need to do a bit of welding on the front where the wings go and weld on new headlamp panels before re-attaching the wings and also need to repair/tidy up the front valance but all that shouldn't take too long once we have a bit of sun.

I think we're making good progress and if we keep the pace we have, should get to the Nationals with it :-D.

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1976 1.3 DL Coupe - Retired daily after 3.5 years, smashed up, now being fixed (PDA 827R) (Lumpy)
1971 1.3 SDL Saloon - Rotting into the front garden, will resume in 2020 (VGV 616K) (Rusty)
1971 1.3 DL Coupe - MOT'ed and on the road, used as much as possible (REW 5K) (Tigger)
1998 Peugeot Partner Chairman 1.4 - New daily, not like a Marina

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Re: Another 1971 Car Found!!!!!!

Post by PHUQ » Tue Jan 31, 2017 12:48 pm

Good progress there Alex, especially considering we're in the depths of winter! Looking forward to seeing it get glued back together :)
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Re: Another 1971 Car Found!!!!!!

Post by First-Car as Marina » Tue Jan 31, 2017 8:19 pm

Thanks Matt. We're definitely feeling the cold here but are given tea/hot chocolate every hour or so and have to get it MOTed by 1st July so can't hang about ;). Once we get the last couple of panels we can begin the reassembly :D. Going to be awesome :D
1976 1.3 DL Coupe - Retired daily after 3.5 years, smashed up, now being fixed (PDA 827R) (Lumpy)
1971 1.3 SDL Saloon - Rotting into the front garden, will resume in 2020 (VGV 616K) (Rusty)
1971 1.3 DL Coupe - MOT'ed and on the road, used as much as possible (REW 5K) (Tigger)
1998 Peugeot Partner Chairman 1.4 - New daily, not like a Marina

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Re: Another 1971 Car Found!!!!!!

Post by Morris McKinnon » Tue Jan 31, 2017 8:27 pm

Can't wait to see her finished. I know what it's like working on a muddy driveway so yeh, thumbs up for fighting the elements!

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