My Minors part 3

Larger 4 cylinder engines, body mods, major brake and handling modifications.
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hi
Des anyone have the 2 door saloon door
aperture measurements, say from the Lower
A panel at the top of the step to the B post lower at the top of the step, or even corner to corner for the correct door fit.
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Sorry I can't help with your query (I'm sure someone will pop along soon though)  but just wanted to say welcome to the forum Paul.



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Hi Plastic Orange

    Reading your build with interest, have noticed no updates for awhile?  Hows it coming along?

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I've not touched it for a while. All I've done is to prime the inside and out with bondaprimer, then a few coats of stone chip. Basically I've lost some interest. It really wouldn't take long to put it back together, but it's been joined in my garage by my LS Minor, so guess where my attention is going.

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I've not touched it for a while. All I've done is to prime the inside and out with bondaprimer, then a few coats of stone chip. Basically I've lost some interest. It really wouldn't take long to put it back together, but it's been joined in my garage by my LS Minor, so guess where my attention is going.

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Any more work ??



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I saw it yesterday :D
Any free time I've got I'm out in Horace. I may get on with it in the winter. The thing is, I don't really need 4 Minors, and the enthusiasm is gone. It really just needs put together and sprayed now.

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Well,
Horace is away at Ross's for a short time to get some updates, so I thought I would attack Mabel. I'd bought one of Jonathon's chassis strengthening kits ages ago, so I thought I'd actually fit it. To do this, the engine/box has to come out, so that's what I'm doing. Whilst in there, I'll have to look at chassis legs as I'm sure they are bodged the same as the rest of the car has been. I really should have just bought a good shell and cut my losses. Not liking getting filthy again now I'm 60 :D

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That's the engine/box out - not as easy as I thought due to previous owner :? Now where did I put that strengthening kit - wasn't where I left it :oops:

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plastic orange wrote:That's the engine/box out - not as easy as I thought due to previous owner :? Now where did I put that strengthening kit - wasn't where I left it :oops:

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Busy afternoon then! Good luck finding the parts :D
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That's todays job :D

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Found the parts :D so I got stuck in to removing blunderseal from the front of the car (loads of it). Like the rest of the car, the previous owner has bodged it, so it's extra work. I'm not going to the length just now to replace the replacement front chassis legs :shock: , but i'll tidy things up, so it will be strong, but not a showpiece.
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Nice work Pete, just finding the parts is an achievement sometimes!



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plastic orange wrote:... Now where did I put that strengthening kit - wasn't where I left it :oops:

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That's what happens when you get to 60 Pete. ;) :lol: :lol:


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What's happened?, have I missed something? :D

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