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Project ST-Elf

Post  TOYBOY on Mon May 23, 2011 2:02 pm

Yes i know STElfs been done but hey... I didnt name it. Laughing

This is my 1968 mk3 Elf, He is to be my project for the next few months. Panel wise he's quite straight.
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I'v already evicted the mice and interior to have a closer inspection.
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Tucked up in the garage, his home for a while.

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Onwards and Upwards Cool
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Post  RileyUSMan on Mon May 23, 2011 4:26 pm

I have said it before I love to see a classic being treated properly!!
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Post  The Adder on Wed May 25, 2011 12:57 am

Not too shabby Smile

Looks like a nice place to start. Keep us informed Smile
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Post  Big_Al_Smith on Wed May 25, 2011 11:53 am

good luck - you've got many happy hours ahead of you, enjoy! Very Happy
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Post  TOYBOY on Fri May 27, 2011 10:28 pm

Big_Al_Smith wrote: you've got many happy hours ahead of you
MMMMmm ok !! lol!

A few more piccies of where im at now.....

How will this affect the handling ?
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Elf & Safety!!! ... It took some parking
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Shocked




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Post  TOYBOY on Fri May 27, 2011 10:33 pm

Gritty bits Shocked



Been and bought some panels today....... Oh and grinding discs Laughing

Thats my bank holiday weekend planned. Wish me luck
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Post  TONYELF on Fri May 27, 2011 10:43 pm

Good Luck! Very Happy

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Post  TOYBOY on Thu Jun 16, 2011 11:37 pm

Hi guys....... well all the weldings done apart from 1 A panel so i'v taken a few pics of how he's looking now. cheers


Rear subbie in... Smile




Been having a tinker inside... Very Happy




Took the door off to fit A panel.. Shocked Oh my god, the splodge fairies have been busy... Mad



Why do they bother ??

Oh well, back to the grind.

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Post  RileyUSMan on Fri Jun 17, 2011 12:42 am

Looks great! What made you bolt the roll bar to the floor rather than weld it, just curious?
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Post  TONYELF on Fri Jun 17, 2011 1:23 am

RileyUSMan wrote:Looks great! What made you bolt the roll bar to the floor rather than weld it, just curious?

To save the fire brigade having to ruin the cage when they cut him out maybe? Rolling Eyes

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Post  TOYBOY on Fri Jun 17, 2011 10:44 am

TONYELF wrote:
RileyUSMan wrote:Looks great! What made you bolt the roll bar to the floor rather than weld it, just curious?

To save the fire brigade having to ruin the cage when they cut him out maybe? Rolling Eyes

Thanks for the confidence boost lol!

There are some welds around the feet too. I'v always bolted my cages in, its easier for when i need to remove them (hopefully not again soon) and i think its a piece of mind thing... You can see if a bolts loose Wink



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Post  TONYELF on Thu Oct 06, 2011 8:59 pm

TOYBOY wrote:
TONYELF wrote:
RileyUSMan wrote:Looks great! What made you bolt the roll bar to the floor rather than weld it, just curious?

To save the fire brigade having to ruin the cage when they cut him out maybe? Rolling Eyes

Thanks for the confidence boost lol!

There are some welds around the feet too. I'v always bolted my cages in, its easier for when i need to remove them (hopefully not again soon) and i think its a piece of mind thing... You can see if a bolts loose Wink

Might be too late then! affraid




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