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Post  discoman41 on Sun Mar 07, 2010 7:09 pm

Hello all...

Here are some pics to update you on the status of my Elf... These were taken today, but the plan is he will be at Brooklands on the 28th!...... Strewth!!!
















New Heritage Panel floor

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Post  elfgirl on Sun Mar 07, 2010 8:19 pm

So, nearly ready then!

It would be great to see you guys at Brooklands, I really hope he is finished in time.
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Post  Elf Service on Sun Mar 07, 2010 10:27 pm

It's well on the way and looking good. I didn't realise the floor needed replacing, quite a big job. Hope to catch up later in the year.
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Post  Big_Al_Smith on Mon Mar 08, 2010 3:24 pm

fingers crossed.....
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Post  Admin on Fri Mar 12, 2010 1:57 am

looking good!

best of luck to keep on time with it...

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Post  discoman41 on Fri Mar 12, 2010 2:45 pm

Here's the latest update....


Last bit before primer...


Protector coat


Primer


Primer

Cool
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Post  TONYELF on Fri Mar 12, 2010 3:44 pm

It's starting to look like a contender for competition with my Elf Laughing (meaning of course it's looking great!)

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Post  DyNoRod on Fri Mar 12, 2010 6:40 pm

Looks like our cars could be the same! This was mine earlier this week (since then has the roof done and another primer)



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Post  Guest on Fri Mar 12, 2010 7:00 pm

Both looking really good!
(dynorod, i will hopefully get the cable finished over the weekend!)..

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Post  TONYELF on Sat Mar 13, 2010 12:04 am

Have to agree with nick b The primer jobs look ace!

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Post  Guest on Sat Mar 13, 2010 6:17 pm

TONYELF, i have had cars with a worse top coat finish!! Laughing

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Post  robinkritz1 on Fri Mar 19, 2010 11:28 am

Thats very clean work mine is miles away from that stage, the way you have covered up the engine is that because the bay is also getting done? Is it possible to get into the cravices of the bay to give it a full respray without removing the engine? Also did you have to peel back all the black paint on the new flooring and prep like youve done with the body?


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Post  discoman41 on Fri Mar 19, 2010 1:03 pm

The floor was flatted back first and then sprayed. The engine bay was done by hand last year hence the protection, but most of the big stuff, rad, air filter, dynamo etc has been removed to get to the sides and bulkhead as much as possible. The race sure is on to get him at Brooklands!

I'll be there no matter what, but I sure won't be happy if I'm there without the Elf! Mad

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Post  DyNoRod on Fri Mar 19, 2010 2:01 pm

With mine the engine is out, I used POR15 paint for the engine bay and then sprayed that myself so I could get some of the brake and suspension parts inplace and get it rolling before it went for the proper job - so its only covered as its already been painted and has a few components in.
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Post  discoman41 on Fri Mar 19, 2010 6:07 pm

As I said, my engine bay was done last year, so didn't see the point in going mad with that again.

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Post  discoman41 on Mon Mar 22, 2010 10:03 pm

Latest Update.... (as of today 22.3.10)

We have colour!!!!! Laughing (I've been like an expectant Father all day!!!!)







What does everyone think?

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Post  TONYELF on Mon Mar 22, 2010 11:33 pm

It looks great, and will look different in natural light.I sure have competition now Shocked

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Post  robinkritz1 on Wed Mar 24, 2010 12:26 am

Love the paintwork and the way it looks with those wheels.
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Post  Big_Al_Smith on Wed Mar 24, 2010 2:11 pm

oooooooooohhhhhhhhhhhhhh baby, now dat's shiny Very Happy
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Post  EBBY HORNET on Wed Mar 24, 2010 11:43 pm

Nice!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Post  discoman41 on Thu Mar 25, 2010 5:12 am

Finally called it a night at midnight.... still going to Brooklands! That's the plan!!!! Question



Interior taking shape...



...loving my new seats!!!!


....new halogen (period looking) headlights, engine back together and wired, and shiny bits starting to go back on....

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Post  discoman41 on Thu Mar 25, 2010 1:44 pm

Although looking at the fabulous British Weather forecast for this weekend, I seriously wonder why I am bothering!!

Sodding rain!

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Post  CamelotR on Thu Mar 25, 2010 3:14 pm

At least You can work undisturbed Very Happy.

By the way: WATTAFANTASTICAR!!!!

Khm... errrrm... I wanted to say... well... um... realy nice work, and... let me say... congratulations!...

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Post  discoman41 on Thu Mar 25, 2010 4:35 pm

CamelotR wrote:.. realy nice work, and... let me say... congratulations!...

Thank you! Embarassed

All of the hard graft has been done by my good friend Alex Playle, I'm just helping with the final stages and putting back together. Will probably have to pull an "all nighter" on Friday to even have a prayer of a chance of getting to Brooklands at the weekend Sleep

Doing all we can though!!!

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Post  Big_Al_Smith on Fri Mar 26, 2010 11:35 pm

keep up the good work dear chap - see you sunday and please try and bring the sun Very Happy
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