62 15 Window project - No longer grey!

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You are committed, I'd have binned off the wipers and rain-x'd it

Looking good, and more or less a straight line to the finish now, just fitting and fettling the fun bits :)
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Looking great buddy, love the finish, love the rack, great stance looks hard as nails!
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clymoj wrote:You are committed, I'd have binned off the wipers and rain-x'd it

Looking good, and more or less a straight line to the finish now, just fitting and fettling the fun bits :)
Haha! Need them for the MOT so its gotta be done, just a right royal pain of a job at this stage, I thought most of the fabricating was done.

Im excited about bolting shiny bits on definitely!
vanmanjimmer wrote:Looking great buddy, love the finish, love the rack, great stance looks hard as nails!
Cheers bud, maybe catch up with you at a show next year!
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wejjy wrote:
Haha! Need them for the MOT so its gotta be done, just a right royal pain of a job at this stage, I thought most of the fabricating was done.
No you don't! You have safaris so take it in with the windows open!
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So I don't officially need wipers?? Hmmm, Rain X and a rain mac for each of the passengers seems more and more appealing then!
Although knowing dad, its all done as we speak and ready to fit later this week!
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No, not as I understand it. But I'm like you and I've fitted them....
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rusty1962 wrote:No, not as I understand it. But I'm like you and I've fitted them....
Haha! Its called VWOCD its just that we don't like to admit it...
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Looking good there Paul :cheers:
As said, if you've got safaris and you rock up with them open then you don't need wipers for the mot.
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e m p i wrote:Looking good there Paul :cheers:
As said, if you've got safaris and you rock up with them open then you don't need wipers for the mot.
Cheers pal, and thanks for confirming the MOT sans safaris, do you know if the same applies to an engine? Ie if its not fitted yet then they cant test it? That would speed things up a little getting it done?!? :) :)
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Weeeeeell, its been a grueller again!

Just so you all know Im not slacking, thought I had best post my reasons for being less than active on here, although it is quiet generally speaking here these days... ;)

Had to have treatment for some skin cancer a few weeks back and due to the stitches being real ones and on my back, I was forbidden from doing any proper work, so I stayed away from the workshop for a couple of weeks, frustrating but all good.

Decided to go up there on Friday last week as I had a day free, so popped up with Fin, pulled up into the alleyway that the door to our shop is at the end of and lo and behold, the door is smashed in!!

Turns out we had been broken into, electrics were off, they had broken into the dairy and flicked the switch, we either rumbled them as we turned up, or they were coming back as only a few small things were amiss. The TIG was on the bench untouched so something wasnt right.

Since it wasn't secure, and our location was compromised (we have told very very few people where we are) we rang round to get a trailer to move the van as its outside the unit and it rolls now, so we were worried. Called two local companies, both have had their trailers stolen within the 3 days preceding the Friday we were there!! Gutted and scared! So bit the bullet and hired a transporter, rang a few pals, and we set about moving the whole lot minus the milling machine to a variety of places dotted around the county!!

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So work stops! We had to be out in May and planned to finish it before March for a friends wedding, all that is off now, my tools are in two places, the van another and dads ghia yet another, so no work for the foreseeable guys sorry!

We are gutted, but counting blessings, 24hrs later and we think the whole lot would have gone, and so do the police! They said a professional gang are operating in the area, and there have been lots of robberies of high end vehicles and property recently.

Life goes on hey! Maybe it will get done in 2018! If anyone wants it and makes a sound offer for it including all the bits and a hlaf built monster engine, let me know :)
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Wow fella the roller coaster of life. Always a scarry thing that big C word so let's pray it's all sorted. your toys gutted for you that things stop but lucky save and hope you get it finished.

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Sorry to hear about all of that. Here's hoping this is the low point and everything goes well from here on in.
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Fingers crossed for you fella good move to relocate the bus!

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Bren Ralls wrote:Wow fella the roller coaster of life. Always a scarry thing that big C word so let's pray it's all sorted. your toys gutted for you that things stop but lucky save and hope you get it finished.
rusty1962 wrote:Sorry to hear about all of that. Here's hoping this is the low point and everything goes well from here on in.
oilyragg wrote:Fingers crossed for you fella good move to relocate the bus!
Thanks guys for the kind words, really looking forward to catching up with a few of you sometime at a show! Names to faces and all that. In the meantime I shall be filling my bus withdrawal symptoms by looking at what you are all up to on here, so keep it coming!!

Cheers again!
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Whatever, all you've been through, you your Dad the safety of your family, DONT even think about selling!!!

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