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KAL SPL

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Re: What did you do to your 126 today ???
« Reply #30 on: April 25, 2013, 02:11:10 PM »
Made some sun visors from scratch , pics when they dry :)
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Re: What did you do to your 126 today ???
« Reply #31 on: May 01, 2013, 10:31:34 PM »
 Well I finally put the engine together for the 126. Ready to go in tomorrow so fingers crossed it works as it should.
 The score is not good at the moment as the cars look like this and Auto Italia is 2 days away, but I like a challenge ;D
 
 

 
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Re: What did you do to your 126 today ???
« Reply #32 on: May 02, 2013, 09:33:30 AM »
Still trying to get a MK7 Jag out of the garage before I can get the Fiat in :(
It's been there since 1971!

This is the path it has to take, the roof has a 60ft unsupported span and the walls stand 15ft high. Fun.
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Re: What did you do to your 126 today ???
« Reply #33 on: May 02, 2013, 11:25:05 PM »
Drove it! She lives!!!

The jag has been there since 1971? Crikey!
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Re: What did you do to your 126 today ???
« Reply #34 on: May 03, 2013, 10:28:35 PM »
Walked to car like I do every morning, like some sort of film star, got in, turned key, belted up motorway to Leeds at 70ish, picking my way through Audis, mercs, Beemers and other lesser cars and rolled into work making an understated blatant statement that the daddy has arrived!
Stand by your beds the man has just arrived, just like every other day punctually, stylishly and cool, confident that this day is mine!
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Re: What did you do to your 126 today ???
« Reply #35 on: May 03, 2013, 11:36:44 PM »
Lol! Lloyd, you do make me laugh mate  ;D
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Re: What did you do to your 126 today ???
« Reply #36 on: May 06, 2013, 06:26:06 PM »
 
 Took them out for a spin today and had a great time. Tool box and a tow rope just in case as neither have much mileage on them yet, but they both behaved.
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Re: What did you do to your 126 today ???
« Reply #37 on: May 07, 2013, 07:39:36 PM »
I've been looking for a set of those for a while, nice find.

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Re: What did you do to your 126 today ???
« Reply #38 on: May 07, 2013, 09:13:16 PM »
I've been looking for a set of those for a while, nice find.

I have 2 spares if your interested in them ?


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Re: What did you do to your 126 today ???
« Reply #39 on: May 09, 2013, 02:58:33 PM »
Had to move it yesterday thanks to the council resurfacing the road, had to move it today from the road I moved it to yesterday for the same reason. Moving it to the garage tomorrow to fix it, unless the council decide to resurface that as well.

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Re: What did you do to your 126 today ???
« Reply #40 on: May 11, 2013, 01:48:22 PM »
Swallowed my pride (and dusted off my wallet) by taking my 126 to Proietti's this morning to get it through this year's MOT.  For the last two years I've done all the work on the car myself but replacing perished bushes on the rear shocks has defeated me (nuts seized solid) and it's probably about time that someone who actually knows what they're doing gives the car the once over...

Anyway, shelling out some cash means that I'll have even more incentive to use the car lots when I get it back!

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Re: What did you do to your 126 today ???
« Reply #41 on: May 11, 2013, 04:32:10 PM »
Walked out side looked at the 126, serviced the family Fabia, looked at the 126 again and went indoors.

Tomorrow is another day.


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Re: What did you do to your 126 today ???
« Reply #42 on: May 11, 2013, 04:59:28 PM »
Swallowed my pride (and dusted off my wallet) by taking my 126 to Proietti's this morning to get it through this year's MOT.  For the last two years I've done all the work on the car myself but replacing perished bushes on the rear shocks has defeated me (nuts seized solid) and it's probably about time that someone who actually knows what they're doing gives the car the once over...

Anyway, shelling out some cash means that I'll have even more incentive to use the car lots when I get it back!

Excellent.... Be money well spent mate.

Mine has been at a garage next to Brands Hatch called Day & Whites for the past couple of weeks getting a full health check. They have identified and resolved a few issues I wasn't aware of which is excellent news and hope to have it back put together in a week or so.

Anna on reception made me laugh the other day. The garage is located next door to a Ferrari specialists and she said "Jon your car is safe and sound". I said "I'm sure it is, it's all the Ferrari's next door hogging the limelight, I bet" and Anna's response was "NO !!! Your little red 126 seems to be getting lots of attention" lol

I'd consider a swap for the weekend though just to have a go in one !

Looking forward to getting it back and putting the alloys I've bought put onto it.

Photos will follow in due course.

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Re: Re: What did you do to your 126 today ???
« Reply #43 on: May 11, 2013, 08:25:14 PM »
Refitted the Reece Fish carb on an "improved" version of my own manifold. Took it for a spin around the village with my son copiloting. A lot better but needs retuning.

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Re: What did you do to your 126 today ???
« Reply #44 on: May 14, 2013, 04:37:58 PM »
John, I know the Ferrari garage and Brands Paddock garages well.  ;D

Did they let you look around the ferrari garage? There are some impressive cars hidden in the back showroom away from public view!

Is it all running now?

Tom
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