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    At Last!. I have started on my car ;-) PART 2

    Hi Waynne. All is fine here. Little work on the car at present as we are in the middle of some major garden works.
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    At Last!. I have started on my car ;-) PART 2

    Hi. I think that my MoJo is returning, albeit slowly. At least I am making a sanding mess :-) If I can get the doors to fit how I want them I will be well on the way to finishing the bodywork. Then on to the interior.
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    At Last!. I have started on my car ;-) PART 2

    In order to get the door to fit better, so less fettling needed, I needed to adjust the lock post ((or whatever the sticky out thing that the lock grabs is called). In order to get it to tighten up on to the very thin carbon door opening I needed a thick washer. Where to get a 3mm washer at 5pm...
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    At Last!. I have started on my car ;-) PART 2

    Hi guys. Finally started back on the car's bodywork. Unfortunately, the first thing I noticed is that the driver's door has warped! One step forward Etc :-(
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    Post Your Favorite Pic Of Your Car

    Just seen this -) Nice car, but not really a USA Elan equivalent. 1472kg as opposed to 700kg, 400bhp compared to 125bhp max and a 0-60mph of around 4.5 sec with the Elan being around 7 sec. However, as you say, the Elan would run rings around the Vette on a twisty race course :) The nearest USA...
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    At Last!. I have started on my car ;-) PART 2

    Hi Jack I'm in Bicknacre, near Chelmsford.
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    At Last!. I have started on my car ;-) PART 2

    I rest my case :)
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    At Last!. I have started on my car ;-) PART 2

    Filming happened on Wednesday.
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    At Last!. I have started on my car ;-) PART 2

    Most of it will be sanded off :-)
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    At Last!. I have started on my car ;-) PART 2

    We regard to the possibility of the Elan appearing in a Zombie movie, I cleaned it up a bit and threw a coat of rattle can black matt over it. It looks more presentable and has the added bonus of showing up the imperfections still to be dealt with (lots).
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    At Last!. I have started on my car ;-) PART 2

    No, I will see if I can find it.
  12. old-git

    At Last!. I have started on my car ;-) PART 2

    Ah, I thought that there may be a swear word in there :)

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