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Offline soc123_au

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« Reply #50 on: July 11, 2009, 05:03:38 pm »
Thats cheap, I am up for $400.00 for the inserts only. If I got them chromed at $600.00 for the instrument bezel you would have to assume another $600.00 for the other stuff. It would run at $1600.00 to do an already converted dash bezel set. Bloody insane. Hopefully the Mirror chrome looks the goods.

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« Reply #51 on: July 11, 2009, 06:33:00 pm »
I ment $400 for the chrome only, he makes the inserts him self from Laminex fake  brushed stainless, looks pretty good. My car has the alloy on the door trims as well, as it's a factory deluxe car, with black trim. Black and alloy looks really trick in them I reckon.

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« Reply #52 on: July 12, 2009, 05:48:40 pm »
I Had a look at mounting the wiper motor, got that sorted I think,  I had an issue with it hitting the clutch pedal won't be a problem with yours,I'll sort that next week end, bead blasted all the air control flaps from the AC box, bent all the rods so they work the flaps from the opersite side, made the foam seals for the flaps. Gave the main AC box a coat of satin black acrylic, looks ok.  I had the dash in with the pedal box, mocked up wipers, had the wiper running, all good.

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« Reply #53 on: July 13, 2009, 12:30:15 pm »


Dash just needs prettying up now. Into the a/c should be fun. The wipers work so we are at the tail end now.

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« Reply #54 on: July 13, 2009, 12:54:39 pm »
Looking good there,
that poor fellow in that pic looks scared out of his mind to work on ur dash haha

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« Reply #55 on: July 13, 2009, 01:38:53 pm »
He does look a bit scared, I didnt notice until you pointed it out. I didnt think I was that scary:w

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« Reply #56 on: July 13, 2009, 01:50:06 pm »
Hey Soc.......can you put a link to your project photos underneath your posts?

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« Reply #57 on: July 13, 2009, 02:05:05 pm »
http://s608.photobucket.com/albums/tt169/St_Marys_Prestige/Helleanor/

A few more pics up, starting to chop up the a/c boxes.

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« Reply #58 on: July 13, 2009, 05:13:36 pm »
Steve when you are revsersing all the levers on the AC you'll see that one end of the levers has a bush, so it leaves big hole in the case. Go down to the hardware and buy some of those screw covers they use on kitchen cupboards. chuck the white clip on cover but use the nylon base that the screw goes through. This fitts exactly in the hole left by the bush, actually clips in like it was made for it and works as a bearing for the lever shafts. I'm thinking of getting rid of the foam seal from the blower to the main unit. Because the blower is really a sucker if this leaks, and it would for sure, it would reduce the the air pulled through the evaporator. Haven't decided what to do here yet. Maybe make a metal cuff with a seal inside to clamp the two units together ? Ps you don't need to reverse the levers on the blower unit, just the main unit..

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« Reply #59 on: July 30, 2009, 01:02:53 pm »
Heater box etc pretty much done, just waiting on a few parts to finish it off.



Shaun I will have to get the blower fan up to you to get reversed, definatly a jig job.

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« Reply #60 on: July 30, 2009, 01:30:35 pm »
Yeah I'm sure John has some type of jig for it. He has one for everything else.

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« Reply #61 on: August 11, 2009, 07:44:59 pm »
Hey Steve I reversed the polarity on the AC blower and it moves plenty of air, not sure you need to reverse the vanes. it's well insulated so it will be ok.

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« Reply #62 on: August 11, 2009, 10:45:35 pm »
Steve, comin along awesome mate

very inspirational to convert my 65 (only thing killing me is time)

Have fun

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« Reply #63 on: August 12, 2009, 05:11:56 pm »
hey Steve...

u never said u had franchise here. ;x  not related to you? :+

 

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« Reply #64 on: August 12, 2009, 05:25:06 pm »
Na...Steve is "Prestige"...lol

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« Reply #65 on: August 13, 2009, 10:13:33 am »
:w i know but still its St Marys also i think this guy is mechanical repairs.

came accross when i was searching for local mustang parts suppliers. these guys are sponsors of MOCA well got it from SA sponsors page.

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« Reply #66 on: August 17, 2009, 08:50:48 pm »
No relation, but funnily enough I have had phone enquiries in the past from people looking for repairs in St Marys SA. No updates yet still waiting on the column.

Reversing the blower polarity seems loke an easier idea, thanks Shaun.

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« Reply #67 on: August 17, 2009, 09:46:18 pm »
Small world !!

St Marys SA is run by Rob and his two sons. He is a member of MOCA etc etc. Has a couple of get cars and can do the lot !!!!

The latest bit of work he did for me was a disc brake conversion with booster.

Top bloke great work and well priced.

Must go with the St Marys name !!!! Love your work too Steve.

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« Reply #68 on: September 24, 2009, 04:15:38 pm »
Been a while since the old girl got any attention, but is now rhd. I will get some more pics later but the dash is back in to stay:p


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« Reply #69 on: September 24, 2009, 05:07:16 pm »
Looking good,Steve.About time you got back to Helleanor.
Have you got your steering column yet?
Bob

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« Reply #70 on: September 24, 2009, 05:31:00 pm »
woohoo...Steve, how about i wait until urs is finished b4 i pick up mine, that way we cruize outta there together with Vics!! All three.....:p

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« Reply #71 on: September 24, 2009, 05:40:17 pm »
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woohoo...Steve, how about i wait until urs is finished b4 i pick up mine, that way we cruize outta there together with Vics!! All three.....:p


:w:w:w

When did you say you were on holidays Bas....

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« Reply #72 on: September 25, 2009, 07:54:32 am »
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woohoo...Steve, how about i wait until urs is finished b4 i pick up mine, that way we cruize outta there together with Vics!! All three.....:p


That would be cool, but mine wont be done for a while yet. I reckon you will have gone through a couple of sets of tyres before I can join you.


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« Reply #73 on: September 25, 2009, 07:58:41 am »
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Looking good,Steve.About time you got back to Helleanor.
Have you got your steering column yet?
Bob
 


I have "a" steering column. The one I have been waiting for is still somewhere in fairyland. I think we will just shorten the one I have & make it collapsable. Dollars for the engine stuff will probably slow progress a bit, but I dont want to compromise so I will have to save.

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« Reply #74 on: September 25, 2009, 09:44:58 am »
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Originally posted by stangLover
woohoo...Steve, how about i wait until urs is finished b4 i pick up mine, that way we cruize outta there together with Vics!! All three.....:p


:w:w:w

When did you say you were on holidays Bas....
 


hehehe......I'm on holidays as of today, can't u tell i'm losing it already ;+