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PostPosted: Wed Apr 22, 2020 8:50 pm 
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ive made my own panel to fit :D

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Dolomite 1300,1980`V`reg in british racing brown(russet),3.63 diff with 21t speedo pinion,95%poly`d,HL clocks,standard wheels with SE covers wrapt in 175 70 13,mot`d 19-09-2014,been off the since 1990,(july2017) stainless steel exhaust 3-piece,(xmas2018) wooden mountney steering wheel,(june2020) new monroe shock(radial front,gas-matic rears) with -1" lower`d springs all round.


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 26, 2020 10:16 am 
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floor welded up,out skin welded up,areas treated and seam sealed...just need to finnish the arch lip off now

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Dolomite 1300,1980`V`reg in british racing brown(russet),3.63 diff with 21t speedo pinion,95%poly`d,HL clocks,standard wheels with SE covers wrapt in 175 70 13,mot`d 19-09-2014,been off the since 1990,(july2017) stainless steel exhaust 3-piece,(xmas2018) wooden mountney steering wheel,(june2020) new monroe shock(radial front,gas-matic rears) with -1" lower`d springs all round.


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PostPosted: Sat May 02, 2020 2:14 pm 
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look what my partner has been doing for me (in secret) rosie has done a template and just needs fettling


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Dolomite 1300,1980`V`reg in british racing brown(russet),3.63 diff with 21t speedo pinion,95%poly`d,HL clocks,standard wheels with SE covers wrapt in 175 70 13,mot`d 19-09-2014,been off the since 1990,(july2017) stainless steel exhaust 3-piece,(xmas2018) wooden mountney steering wheel,(june2020) new monroe shock(radial front,gas-matic rears) with -1" lower`d springs all round.
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PostPosted: Sat May 02, 2020 3:43 pm 
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going have to re-make this centre cap as the hub nut cover sticks out 2mm past the wheel rim,,,so may have a dome finish without lettering...watch this space! i did like the flush fit but...it **** happens

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Dolomite 1300,1980`V`reg in british racing brown(russet),3.63 diff with 21t speedo pinion,95%poly`d,HL clocks,standard wheels with SE covers wrapt in 175 70 13,mot`d 19-09-2014,been off the since 1990,(july2017) stainless steel exhaust 3-piece,(xmas2018) wooden mountney steering wheel,(june2020) new monroe shock(radial front,gas-matic rears) with -1" lower`d springs all round.


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PostPosted: Wed May 06, 2020 12:54 pm 
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new brake disc`s for brown dolly,,got these from fittapart


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Dolomite 1300,1980`V`reg in british racing brown(russet),3.63 diff with 21t speedo pinion,95%poly`d,HL clocks,standard wheels with SE covers wrapt in 175 70 13,mot`d 19-09-2014,been off the since 1990,(july2017) stainless steel exhaust 3-piece,(xmas2018) wooden mountney steering wheel,(june2020) new monroe shock(radial front,gas-matic rears) with -1" lower`d springs all round.
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PostPosted: Thu May 07, 2020 4:51 pm 
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couple of weld up jobs,,front passengers corner and rear driver arch at the rear part,,still have to start and finish the lip of the arch


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Dolomite 1300,1980`V`reg in british racing brown(russet),3.63 diff with 21t speedo pinion,95%poly`d,HL clocks,standard wheels with SE covers wrapt in 175 70 13,mot`d 19-09-2014,been off the since 1990,(july2017) stainless steel exhaust 3-piece,(xmas2018) wooden mountney steering wheel,(june2020) new monroe shock(radial front,gas-matic rears) with -1" lower`d springs all round.
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PostPosted: Sun May 17, 2020 7:23 pm 
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front ready for light and grill,,bumper later on....passenger rear arch had paint bubbles then this...more rust to cut our and make new section to go in...more fun :lol:


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Dolomite 1300,1980`V`reg in british racing brown(russet),3.63 diff with 21t speedo pinion,95%poly`d,HL clocks,standard wheels with SE covers wrapt in 175 70 13,mot`d 19-09-2014,been off the since 1990,(july2017) stainless steel exhaust 3-piece,(xmas2018) wooden mountney steering wheel,(june2020) new monroe shock(radial front,gas-matic rears) with -1" lower`d springs all round.
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PostPosted: Wed May 20, 2020 4:14 pm 
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front now done and splitter back on
rear passengers side arch all welded in and ready for bit of filler and paint
drivers side looks smarter then before...still 40 shades of brown :lol:


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Dolomite 1300,1980`V`reg in british racing brown(russet),3.63 diff with 21t speedo pinion,95%poly`d,HL clocks,standard wheels with SE covers wrapt in 175 70 13,mot`d 19-09-2014,been off the since 1990,(july2017) stainless steel exhaust 3-piece,(xmas2018) wooden mountney steering wheel,(june2020) new monroe shock(radial front,gas-matic rears) with -1" lower`d springs all round.
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PostPosted: Tue May 26, 2020 10:06 am 
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Nice work! I hate doing bodywork, but it seems to be all I do at the moment.

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 01, 2020 2:47 pm 
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complete rear axle off and paint gloss black,also pianted is upper and lower arms after bushes masked off,prop off and cleaned ready for painting,handbrake cables removed,rear shocks off ready for the lower`d ones to go on..just under body to sort out before dinitrol


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Dolomite 1300,1980`V`reg in british racing brown(russet),3.63 diff with 21t speedo pinion,95%poly`d,HL clocks,standard wheels with SE covers wrapt in 175 70 13,mot`d 19-09-2014,been off the since 1990,(july2017) stainless steel exhaust 3-piece,(xmas2018) wooden mountney steering wheel,(june2020) new monroe shock(radial front,gas-matic rears) with -1" lower`d springs all round.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 02, 2020 6:24 pm 
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dinitrol`d


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Dolomite 1300,1980`V`reg in british racing brown(russet),3.63 diff with 21t speedo pinion,95%poly`d,HL clocks,standard wheels with SE covers wrapt in 175 70 13,mot`d 19-09-2014,been off the since 1990,(july2017) stainless steel exhaust 3-piece,(xmas2018) wooden mountney steering wheel,(june2020) new monroe shock(radial front,gas-matic rears) with -1" lower`d springs all round.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 03, 2020 9:43 pm 
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Looking tidy. Good work :thumbsup:


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 04, 2020 8:48 pm 
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today i managed to get the axle back on in between the showers,new monroe gas-matics shocks and springs,new brake pipe still need finishing...just handbrake cables,prop and anti roll bar to fit and its ready for loading and torque`ing up bolts....still thinking of side exhaust :twisted: but fit it on the drivers side to be safe regarding the petrol feed pipe


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Dolomite 1300,1980`V`reg in british racing brown(russet),3.63 diff with 21t speedo pinion,95%poly`d,HL clocks,standard wheels with SE covers wrapt in 175 70 13,mot`d 19-09-2014,been off the since 1990,(july2017) stainless steel exhaust 3-piece,(xmas2018) wooden mountney steering wheel,(june2020) new monroe shock(radial front,gas-matic rears) with -1" lower`d springs all round.
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 08, 2020 5:45 pm 
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all done,back on its wheels,feel nice to drive more responsive


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Dolomite 1300,1980`V`reg in british racing brown(russet),3.63 diff with 21t speedo pinion,95%poly`d,HL clocks,standard wheels with SE covers wrapt in 175 70 13,mot`d 19-09-2014,been off the since 1990,(july2017) stainless steel exhaust 3-piece,(xmas2018) wooden mountney steering wheel,(june2020) new monroe shock(radial front,gas-matic rears) with -1" lower`d springs all round.
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 08, 2020 7:02 pm 
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going have to re-make this centre cap as the hub nut cover sticks out 2mm past the wheel rim,,,so may have a dome finish without lettering...watch this space! i did like the flush fit but...it **** happens
Hi i had the same trouble with the wheel centre cap , i had a collar machined on the front out side edge so the cap comes through the wheel a bit more and a collar machine on the back to clear the axle nut


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