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riley and wolseley

Post  lester on Thu Nov 17, 2011 3:23 am



just a quick note after searching for a shell for my wolseley after the b****rd who sold it me scrapped it i managed to obtain a riley elf! great and then a shell turns up for my wolseley remains, am i lucky or what? pics of the riley are on wolseley will follow in a couple of days.

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Wolseley Hornet shell anyone ?

Post  David2010 on Thu Nov 17, 2011 4:51 pm


Following Lester's lucky find....I can report a Mk.2 Hornet shell (complete save for engine & gearbox).
This is an Irish assembled car and is currently "resting" in a field in County Dublin (ROI) in company with an estimed 60 to 70
other "abandoned/unwanted" cars - mostly from the 60s and 70s. This red/white Hornet's only other Mini accomplice is a very
seriously decaying 1960s Mini 850. The Hornet is minus one wheel - probably scavenged - but is otherwise whole.
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Re: riley and wolseley

Post  lester on Sat Nov 19, 2011 8:30 pm




as promised the hornet shell just picked it up well chuffed much better than i thought all i need to do is mot it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! anybody got any bonnet hinges going spare?

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Re: riley and wolseley

Post  humph on Sun Nov 20, 2011 1:17 am

Is that the shell that was on ebay, in Cheshire? Glad it's gone to a good home.

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Post  lester on Sun Nov 20, 2011 4:44 am

yes it is the guy that bought it wanted a mark 2 so if anyone has one going spare let me know.

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Re: riley and wolseley

Post  Big_Al_Smith on Mon Nov 21, 2011 1:05 am

lester wrote:


as promised the hornet shell just picked it up well chuffed much better than i thought all i need to do is mot it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! anybody got any bonnet hinges going spare?

cheers lester

I've MOT'd worse!! Very Happy

best of luck with it all though
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Post  lester on Sat Jan 21, 2012 2:14 am

just had the bonnet hinges arrive so the hornet shell is the first one on the spit! Got a job lot of panels from a factors that said they couldn't sell em so i made an offer they couldn't refuse!.I have a complete s/h floor that is perfect and shall be putting that in it as i will be going rod change rather than remote. The doors i can't make my mind up whether to modify the shell or the door. My mate modified mini doors for his but he had all the latches etc. I haven't got those so it might be easier to modify the b post and use conventional mini latches and strikers, has anyone done either method. I have an early MG metro unit to go in and a set of 10" ro'styles so it should look retro. My mates Riley is black all over so i think the Wolseley will have to match, just a single colour and lots of chrome luvly jubly eh. Will be putting lots of pics up when i start so keep an eye out, if anyone has a mk3 hornet steering wheel centre spare can you let me know.

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Re: riley and wolseley

Post  hilbert on Mon Jan 23, 2012 1:55 pm

hi lester

is it not easyer to look for a set mk3 doors
i have one for you have to look if is left ore right
and have a complete set in a riley elf 1968 that is for sale ( swap for your moke???)

greats hilbert
ps still waithing for the pics of your moke for sale

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wolseley shell

Post  lester on Sat Jan 11, 2014 2:39 am

just found the pics lol the red shell is one i will be doing, just finishing putting wheels on the spit so i can move it around, this project got off to a bad start but everything seems to be clicking into place, can't wait to get into it, as i said in my other post i can't believe how easy it is to modify the doors which was my big stumbling block i wish i had looked at them a lot earlier. Any way it should be on the spit by the end of the week.

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