Enforced Winter Fettle!

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Re: Enforced Winter Fettle!

Post by oggy » Wed Feb 22, 2017 7:59 pm

Oh shiny, looking good are you doing the front as Well?
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Re: Enforced Winter Fettle!

Post by Dave C » Wed Feb 22, 2017 9:12 pm

Fab work Ian.

Loving this thread also :)
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Re: Enforced Winter Fettle!

Post by oggy » Wed Feb 22, 2017 9:31 pm

Dave C wrote:
Wed Feb 22, 2017 9:12 pm
Fab work Ian.

Loving this thread also :)
Next time you want to see some work done keep it to your bloody self it's costing me a fortune :lol:
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Re: Enforced Winter Fettle!

Post by *ian_pez* » Wed Feb 22, 2017 10:22 pm

oggy wrote:
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Oh shiny, looking good are you doing the front as Well?
Not unless something breaks at that end as well! ;)

I've spent enough!

I have enough paint to do it but I will leave it until next winter probably.
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Re: Enforced Winter Fettle!

Post by *ian_pez* » Mon Feb 27, 2017 10:53 pm

Some more progress this weekend. The lower wishbone / handbrake cable brackets are now back on.
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Will it go straight on.....?

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Re: Enforced Winter Fettle!

Post by *ian_pez* » Thu Mar 02, 2017 7:17 pm

Getting nearer now :)
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Should be back together this weekend then I'll be speaking to Olly about Geo. :Yahoo:
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Re: Enforced Winter Fettle!

Post by oggy » Thu Mar 02, 2017 8:24 pm

Give my regards to olly and tell him I'll be in touch real soon for some geo action ;)
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Re: Enforced Winter Fettle!

Post by whitergb » Sat Mar 04, 2017 8:58 am

How are you getting on with that stripped nut?
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Re: Enforced Winter Fettle!

Post by oggy » Sat Mar 04, 2017 1:40 pm

whitergb wrote:
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How are you getting on with that stripped nut?
Sounds painful :lol:
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Re: Enforced Winter Fettle!

Post by *ian_pez* » Sat Mar 04, 2017 7:33 pm

whitergb wrote:
Sat Mar 04, 2017 8:58 am
How are you getting on with that stripped nut?
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Its not perfect but its now on the car and the bolt goes in and out ok :)

Managed to get some more done today.
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Still hoping to have it all back together by tomorrow. No great rush really as I probably wont be able to get it to Olly's until the week after next.
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Re: Enforced Winter Fettle!

Post by mikeydude » Sat Mar 04, 2017 10:12 pm

What did you use to get the ball joints out?
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Re: Enforced Winter Fettle!

Post by *ian_pez* » Sun Mar 05, 2017 8:11 am

mikeydude wrote:
Sat Mar 04, 2017 10:12 pm
What did you use to get the ball joints out?
A hydraulic press Mike.

So much easier when you have access to the correct tools!

Pushed the new ones in with the press too.
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Re: Enforced Winter Fettle!

Post by *ian_pez* » Sun Mar 05, 2017 7:32 pm

Its back together now :)

I need to source a top caliper bolt and fill my gearbox with oil but apart from that its ready for geo.
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I wonder what will break next ;)
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Re: Enforced Winter Fettle!

Post by karluk00 » Mon Mar 06, 2017 9:18 am

The ball joint tool from Elise parts / elise shop is also very useful mike, means you can change the ball joints without having to remove the entire wishbone to take it to a press. Used mine a few times and works great. Will be getting used again shortly when I finally get my refresh under way.
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Re: Enforced Winter Fettle!

Post by *ian_pez* » Fri Mar 10, 2017 9:10 pm

Dropping the car off with Olly tomorrow. Car should be done on Monday morning. :)
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Re: Enforced Winter Fettle!

Post by whitergb » Fri Mar 10, 2017 9:47 pm

Top work Ian, all is looking well :D
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