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Very happy to host a pub meet. I'm a couple of miles from Dorking. Reasonable amount of parking space so why not?

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So, it's been a while.

It's getting to that stage when I have to try and start it.

Thanks to DavidH for the supply of an early LH ride height sensor now nestled in its half a dark choocolate Easter egg.

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As an excuse to buy some hog ring pliers I wrestled with the passenger seat cushion element.

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The rear screen managed to break itself -- well OK I dropped a centre punch on it and the new screen from Pilkingtons was too wide and the rubber side trin caught on the E post trim. They are sending one from a different batch to see if that fits better.

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Having finally got the sunroof sorted the head lining has gone back in and the grab handles relented eventually with this encouragement.

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The gearbox oil cooler pipe was a saga in itself in that the LR supplied pipe had the wrong nut. I think I put that in another post. Britcar were brilliant and got the problem sorted by using part of an engine oil cooler pipe.

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The underside is looking a bit tidier than when I started.

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Front suspension, steering and arch guards are in.

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Now we are in Tier 4 there is no reason not to get on with it and order some brave pills before turning the key. Thank you to everyone who has provided advice and answers to even the dumbest questions.

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She looks mint ๐Ÿ‘

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men looks like new ... keep going when is possible!

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Here we are after the first 50 yard journey.
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Still a few bits to sort out. The fuel gauge is stuck on empty and the battery cover won't latch into the receptacles in the battery strap and surround.enter image description here
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That looks fantastic, a credit to you, congratulations Dave!

What's the plan for it now, drive it / show it / etc ?

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That is concours condition. Well done David.

Shows might be back on later this year. You have got to try for a best in show certificate.

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Thank you for the kind words. I'm not sure what to do next. It's the problem of making something too good to use. You end up being frightened to take it out in the rain or park in town. I'm not that keen on competitive polishing so will have to see.

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wow ... stunning!
hats off to you :-)

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That truly is stunning and great to read through the full thread of what has been achieved.

i say you make sure it is used and not just a show pony, the work that has gone in to it, needs to be enjoyed aswell.

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Iโ€™ll drop mine round tomorrow, ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜‚,, that is a credit to you, well done

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Amazing job, well done.

How did you get all the grime off the plastic parts, like wheel arches and engine bay plastics, to such a degree that they look new? Or are they all new?

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Thanks everyone,

cleaning the plastic parts was all part of the fun! Just started off scrubbing with Surfex hd and then once dry going over with Meguiar's Ultimate Black.
The occasional repair with bits of matching plastic.

Softer rubber and plastic I used Autoglym rubber and plastic cleaner.

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Have you got an old bath or something? I can never find a โ€˜sinkโ€™ big enough , lol

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Thats a very beautiful car! Job well done!