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With the weather turning for worse, the last thing I set out to do in 2012 was removing the engine block and gearbox to have the engine bay ready for better inspection.
With the weather turning for worse, the last thing I set out to do in 2012 was removing the engine block and gearbox to have the engine bay ready for better inspection.
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With the only help being provided by two small hydraulic jacks, fighting the lack of space, adverse weather conditions and unpleasant neighbors, I manage to successfully pull it all out.
With the only help being provided by two small hydraulic jacks, fighting the lack of space, adverse weather conditions and unpleasant neighbors, I manage to successfully pull it all out.
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This is the point where the front crumpling zone ends (and how far back will the chassis have to be cut off and replaced), with the rest of the impact having been absorbed by the roof and the floor.
This is the point where the front crumpling zone ends (and how far back will the chassis have to be cut off and replaced), with the rest of the impact having been absorbed by the roof and the floor.
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Everything packed up tightly and ready for winter sleep.
Everything packed up tightly and ready for winter sleep.
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Most of the 2013 went by without having anything done on the car, purely because I couldn't find anyone to take on the work of fixing the chassis and rust patches. However, near the end of the year, it was time to continue the restoration work.
Most of the 2013 went by without having anything done on the car, purely because I couldn't find anyone to take on the work of fixing the chassis and rust patches. However, near the end of the year, it was time to continue the restoration work.
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The biggest amount of door drop I've ever seen.
The biggest amount of door drop I've ever seen.
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Doors and bonnet off.
Doors and bonnet off.
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All the rear bumpet bolts were rusted up solid, as expected.
All the rear bumpet bolts were rusted up solid, as expected.
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Nearly there.
Nearly there.
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Stripping off the remaining bits in the engine compartment.
Stripping off the remaining bits in the engine compartment.
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And also the interior. Only God knows how will I put it all back together!
And also the interior. Only God knows how will I put it all back together!
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During my hunt for parts, I managed to find just what I need - NOS replacement headlight panels!
During my hunt for parts, I managed to find just what I need - NOS replacement headlight panels!
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I've also finally managed to acquire an "auto bonnet" - i.e. a bonnet off of a 205 Automatic. It's not in the best shape, but it's crucial for my vision of this car :-).
I've also finally managed to acquire an "auto bonnet" - i.e. a bonnet off of a 205 Automatic. It's not in the best shape, but it's crucial for my vision of this car :-).
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Anyway, the second day of dismantling was mostly easy work.
Anyway, the second day of dismantling was mostly easy work.
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The front wings are reusable, but I'm on a look-out for a pair of new ones - which are proving very difficult to get hold of now-days.
The front wings are reusable, but I'm on a look-out for a pair of new ones - which are proving very difficult to get hold of now-days.
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The guts of the car (and some external bits) spilled all over the garage floor.
The guts of the car (and some external bits) spilled all over the garage floor.
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