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UK_Sub
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United Kingdom
2103 Posts

Posted - 24 Aug 2015 :  12:58:37 Show Profile Reply with Quote
Cheers Derek, I may do the heat and dunk method for now!
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john-saab
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2647 Posts

Posted - 24 Aug 2015 :  19:33:43 Show Profile Reply with Quote
Remind me this weekend Simon..I have the back plate for the filler neck.

'73 96 (Vernon),'74 95 (Veronica)plus 4 other 95's and 2 96's
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UK_Sub
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United Kingdom
2103 Posts

Posted - 24 Aug 2015 :  22:29:41 Show Profile Reply with Quote
Hi John, I may have a long list!

Perhaps you can show/remind me what holds the rear wing on too!



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john-saab
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Posted - 29 Aug 2015 :  19:52:44 Show Profile Reply with Quote
Cool as a cucumber. Great to catch up Simon.




'73 96 (Vernon),'74 95 (Veronica)plus 4 other 95's and 2 96's
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Betsy67
V4 Fanatic

United Kingdom
247 Posts

Posted - 29 Aug 2015 :  20:21:01 Show Profile Reply with Quote
:-) sweet as :-)
Really is a shame that we're so limited on choice of alloys ;-)
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john-saab
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Posted - 29 Aug 2015 :  20:23:41 Show Profile Reply with Quote
Wait and watch...those wheels are perfect.


'73 96 (Vernon),'74 95 (Veronica)plus 4 other 95's and 2 96's
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UK_Sub
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United Kingdom
2103 Posts

Posted - 30 Aug 2015 :  20:11:32 Show Profile Reply with Quote
Really enjoyed my visit, thanks for letting me look round, quite jealous of your collection!
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UK_Sub
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United Kingdom
2103 Posts

Posted - 03 Oct 2015 :  16:45:18 Show Profile Reply with Quote
Back to Coltech Classics for a few holes to be welded up...

New drivers door bolted in place


front valance before


front valance after


other side



after


remains of rear wing


repaired


centre panel repaired (side and underneath)


rear valance repair panel fabricated


rear valance full of filler and rust!


repaired with new metal


finished and stonechipped


front wing repair panel



repaired


same wing different hole


repaired


Many more holes to go, but a good start!
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James Ranaldi
V4 Guru

United Kingdom
1351 Posts

Posted - 03 Oct 2015 :  23:07:22 Show Profile Reply with Quote
Impressive

1968 V4, LHD
1984 99 GL
1992 900i Convertible
2001 BMW E46 320 Ci
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Zagato
V4 Mad

United Kingdom
740 Posts

Posted - 04 Oct 2015 :  09:21:13 Show Profile Reply with Quote
lookin good, luv the red wheels, will be in most of today Simon

1977 96L Opal Green

Edited by - Zagato on 04 Oct 2015 09:26:02
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UK_Sub
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United Kingdom
2103 Posts

Posted - 04 Oct 2015 :  20:38:44 Show Profile Reply with Quote
Only just seen your (kind) comment, will try again tomorrow...
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UK_Sub
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United Kingdom
2103 Posts

Posted - 07 Oct 2015 :  10:52:41 Show Profile Reply with Quote
Bit more progress...

Rusty door triangle removed


bit tricky to weld here - as brass used at factory


tailgate needed external handle area grafting back in




starting to take shape
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melle
V4 Guru

United Kingdom
2252 Posts

Posted - 07 Oct 2015 :  13:33:32 Show Profile Visit melle's Homepage Reply with Quote
Will the whole car get the roof's colour?

www.saabv4.com
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UK_Sub
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United Kingdom
2103 Posts

Posted - 07 Oct 2015 :  14:26:12 Show Profile Reply with Quote
Hi Melle,

Yes the colour on the roof is Hussar blue. Only problem is there's already a pickup in that colour.

I did wonder about going grey though, what do you think?
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UK_Sub
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United Kingdom
2103 Posts

Posted - 07 Oct 2015 :  16:23:00 Show Profile Reply with Quote
Looks like it might be ready for collection!


Edited by - UK_Sub on 07 Oct 2015 16:26:09
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