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by chap280
Sun Jul 19, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: Parts For Sale/Wanted
Topic: WANTED BILSTEIN STRUTS COMPLETE OFF 2.8i
Replies: 1
Views: 731

WANTED BILSTEIN STRUTS COMPLETE OFF 2.8i

WANTED BILSTEIN STRUTS COMPLETE OFF 2.8i,anyone have any for sale with hubs and steering arms ect
by chap280
Tue Nov 03, 2015 10:39 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: LOTUS MK1 CORTINA RESTORATION
Replies: 67
Views: 21297

Re: LOTUS MK1 CORTINA RESTORATION

Had a few teething problems with the car which is expected.The gearbox I had rebuilt jumped out of 4th gear which is common with these. One of the front legs I had refurbed leaked.The diff was a bit noisey. Out came the diff/gearbox and o/s front leg and have all been rebuilt again. The car was unve...
by chap280
Wed Jun 17, 2015 9:02 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: LOTUS MK1 CORTINA RESTORATION
Replies: 67
Views: 21297

Re: LOTUS MK1 CORTINA RESTORATION

http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af243/chap280/lotus%20mk1%20cortina/20150504_124258.jpg http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af243/chap280/lotus%20mk1%20cortina/20150504_124313.jpg http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af243/chap280/lotus%20mk1%20cortina/20150418_155752.jpg http://i1012.photobucke...
by chap280
Wed Jun 17, 2015 9:00 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: LOTUS MK1 CORTINA RESTORATION
Replies: 67
Views: 21297

Re: LOTUS MK1 CORTINA RESTORATION

New brakes/cylinders ect. http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af243/chap280/lotus%20mk1%20cortina/20150125_111620.jpg http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af243/chap280/lotus%20mk1%20cortina/20150125_112024.jpg http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af243/chap280/lotus%20mk1%20cortina/20150201_110947.jp...
by chap280
Wed Jun 17, 2015 9:00 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: LOTUS MK1 CORTINA RESTORATION
Replies: 67
Views: 21297

Re: LOTUS MK1 CORTINA RESTORATION

http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af243/chap280/lotus%20mk1%20cortina/20141005_113115.jpg http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af243/chap280/lotus%20mk1%20cortina/20141007_172114.jpg http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af243/chap280/lotus%20mk1%20cortina/20141019_112355.jpg http://i1012.photobucke...
by chap280
Wed Jun 17, 2015 8:58 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: LOTUS MK1 CORTINA RESTORATION
Replies: 67
Views: 21297

Re: LOTUS MK1 CORTINA RESTORATION

Painted on the Sherwood green stripes. http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af243/chap280/lotus%20mk1%20cortina/20140710_170710.jpg http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af243/chap280/lotus%20mk1%20cortina/20140710_170713.jpg http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af243/chap280/lotus%20mk1%20cortina/20140...
by chap280
Wed Jun 17, 2015 8:56 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: LOTUS MK1 CORTINA RESTORATION
Replies: 67
Views: 21297

Re: LOTUS MK1 CORTINA RESTORATION

Can now put the rest of the pics up as the car was unveiled at classic ford santa pod. http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af243/chap280/lotus%20mk1%20cortina/20140503_170425.jpg http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af243/chap280/lotus%20mk1%20cortina/20140503_170416.jpg http://i1012.photobucket.com/...
by chap280
Thu Jan 15, 2015 8:35 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: London Classic Car Show
Replies: 25
Views: 5438

Re: London Classic Car Show

My mate Colin Gin built the saxon,as you say from a single photo.It has been shortened buy 18 inches.The doors have been made larger in depth.It has a removable hard top which was made by him.The wheel arches were made bigger.The wheels were made from beetle rims with ford space saver centers.All th...
by chap280
Thu Aug 21, 2014 8:12 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: Black 2.8 project
Replies: 124
Views: 34497

Re: Black 2.8 project

Looks great Peter.Top job
by chap280
Sat Mar 08, 2014 9:44 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: LOTUS MK1 CORTINA RESTORATION
Replies: 67
Views: 21297

Re: LOTUS MK1 CORTINA RESTORATION

Primed at last. http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af243/chap280/lotus%20mk1%20cortina/20140308_092426.jpg http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af243/chap280/lotus%20mk1%20cortina/20140308_092433.jpg http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af243/chap280/lotus%20mk1%20cortina/20140308_092447.jpg http://i...
by chap280
Sun Mar 02, 2014 4:13 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: LOTUS MK1 CORTINA RESTORATION
Replies: 67
Views: 21297

Re: LOTUS MK1 CORTINA RESTORATION

Blocked down the polyester and started flatting the underside of the car. Will be primed within the next week or so.Once its primed I wont be posting any more pics of it. I cant say why but all will be revealed in 2015. http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af243/chap280/lotus%20mk1%20cortina/20140228...
by chap280
Sun Feb 09, 2014 4:44 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: LOTUS MK1 CORTINA RESTORATION
Replies: 67
Views: 21297

Re: LOTUS MK1 CORTINA RESTORATION

Finished off the filler work on the underside and etch primed and then 2k primed. http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af243/chap280/lotus%20mk1%20cortina/20140208_103858.jpg http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af243/chap280/lotus%20mk1%20cortina/20140208_103822.jpg http://i1012.photobucket.com/album...
by chap280
Sun Feb 02, 2014 12:34 pm
Forum: Cars For Sale/Wanted
Topic: 1973 Capri for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 975

Re: 1973 Capri for sale

dsueallen wrote:'73 Capri 101,000 miles original and complete, starts and drives. Needs new paint, to be reupholstered. Asking $1000 obo.
pm sent
by chap280
Sat Feb 01, 2014 6:40 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: LOTUS MK1 CORTINA RESTORATION
Replies: 67
Views: 21297

Re: LOTUS MK1 CORTINA RESTORATION

Blocked down the polyester and adjusted a couple of bits here and there. Polyestered the car and bonnet and boot and inside the boot area. http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af243/chap280/lotus%20mk1%20cortina/20140131_170752.jpg http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af243/chap280/lotus%20mk1%20corti...
by chap280
Sat Feb 01, 2014 6:40 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: LOTUS MK1 CORTINA RESTORATION
Replies: 67
Views: 21297

Re: LOTUS MK1 CORTINA RESTORATION

Jayman wrote:I can't believe the amount of graft going on class job :cool:
Cheers mate
by chap280
Sun Jan 26, 2014 3:57 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: LOTUS MK1 CORTINA RESTORATION
Replies: 67
Views: 21297

Re: LOTUS MK1 CORTINA RESTORATION

Managed to get the car in to the oven and lesonald. http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af243/chap280/lotus%20mk1%20cortina/20140124_114433.jpg http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af243/chap280/lotus%20mk1%20cortina/20140125_140515.jpg http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af243/chap280/lotus%20mk1%20...
by chap280
Mon Jan 20, 2014 8:19 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: LOTUS MK1 CORTINA RESTORATION
Replies: 67
Views: 21297

Re: LOTUS MK1 CORTINA RESTORATION

Spent a day on it Saturday. The tops of the wings needed a skim to make level with the scuttle.Also got the door gap sorted on the drivers side. http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af243/chap280/lotus%20mk1%20cortina/20140118_165956.jpg http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af243/chap280/lotus%20mk1%2...
by chap280
Sun Jan 12, 2014 1:56 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: LOTUS MK1 CORTINA RESTORATION
Replies: 67
Views: 21297

Re: LOTUS MK1 CORTINA RESTORATION

These cars when built had bad door gaps/bonnet gaps ect.The gaps now are as good as your going to get them.Interior is at the trimmers. New headlining/carpet/seats and center console re-covered. http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af243/chap280/lotus%20mk1%20cortina/20140105_094204.jpg http://i1012....
by chap280
Sun Jan 12, 2014 1:56 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: LOTUS MK1 CORTINA RESTORATION
Replies: 67
Views: 21297

Re: LOTUS MK1 CORTINA RESTORATION

Peter-S wrote:Starting to look like a Cortina again now. Nice :)
cheers peter
by chap280
Sat Dec 28, 2013 4:25 pm
Forum: Projects and Restorations
Topic: LOTUS MK1 CORTINA RESTORATION
Replies: 67
Views: 21297

Re: LOTUS MK1 CORTINA RESTORATION

Cheers to Colin Gin for driving down from Clacton and giving up his day yesterday. Front wings on so welding is all done now. http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af243/chap280/lotus%20mk1%20cortina/20131228_130443.jpg http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af243/chap280/lotus%20mk1%20cortina/20131227_1...