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Old 23rd February 2012, 14:36   #61
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Finally some updates from my side on my milli after moving it to the next garage. I hope now the work takes on a fast phase after the denting job has been completed 80%.
Will not talk more lets the pics say.Sorry about the clarity as the pics are taken from my cell.

Hope to get more clear pic on the weekend and more updates.

Saleem

Saleem,

The car is looking much better in this newer garage, honestly. I wasn't so sure when I saw your last update in yellow primer in the previous garage as many areas looked to me like they needed a lot more attention. But in this set of pics, everything seems to be on a different and much better level of workmanship

Please do update further when you can, I'm looking forward to it.

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Old 23rd February 2012, 18:58   #62
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Saleem,

The car is looking much better in this newer garage, honestly. I wasn't so sure when I saw your last update in yellow primer in the previous garage as many areas looked to me like they needed a lot more attention. But in this set of pics, everything seems to be on a different and much better level of workmanship

Please do update further when you can, I'm looking forward to it.

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Prithvi

Hi Prithvi,

Ur absolutely right after moving here things have changed and I have replaced the entire metal on the car in order to get in shape. Hope my efforts come right. As you mentioned getting better level of workmanship is very tough now a days.

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Old 3rd December 2012, 16:22   #63
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Hi All,

After a long time i am updating this thread, the work has again taking a move because lot of hurdles.

I have nothing much to say hope to bring my milli back on Road ASAP I think now i need prayers for this .

Pics in progress........
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Old 3rd December 2012, 16:35   #64
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Few More pics after applying bondo patty.....
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I hope last set of pics...
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Wow! looks like a good move, hope this continues with an increasing momentum till the car is completed and delivered at your home, I am already imagining the silky black car posing next to you Saleem.
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Saleem bhai i am relieved after viewing those pics, finally a great amount of progress on the car after such a long gap. I wish there are no further delays & the restoration gets completed soon. Can't wait to see the final outcome as you have already got almost all the jewellery( cosmetic bits) to make it look great.
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Long time Saleem,
I sincerely suggest that you first work on mechanicals and then go for the cosmetic work.
If you have original headlight then nothing like it but for alternate try RX100 (Yamaha) bike's lights. You made need to do some tinkering around that but the result is awesome.

Raab rakha.

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Long time Saleem,
I sincerely suggest that you first work on mechanicals and then go for the cosmetic work.
If you have original headlight then nothing like it but for alternate try RX100 (Yamaha) bike's lights. You made need to do some tinkering around that but the result is awesome.

Raab rakha.
Sonu Bhai things are moving parallel will post the mechanical pics as well, the thing is i don't want to stop this at any cost and the only problem here is skilled labor.

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Saleem bhai i am relieved after viewing those pics, finally a great amount of progress on the car after such a long gap. I wish there are no further delays & the restoration gets completed soon. Can't wait to see the final outcome as you have already got almost all the jewellery( cosmetic bits) to make it look great.
Sagar Saab thanks for you wishes and i hope this will be done on time now.

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Wow! looks like a good move, hope this continues with an increasing momentum till the car is completed and delivered at your home, I am already imagining the silky black car posing next to you Saleem.

Bala Bhai,

Thanks for your imagination, and i hope to convert ur imagination to reality.

I am still looking out for front grill please any lead or source .

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Hi Saleem, like to know if you have any idea about this mild acid wash to remove the paint. i tried it on my bonnet it did come out well, but don't know whether it will have any after effects on the metal body. it did get oil primer coating after the paint removal. Mr Karl, need your advice on this also.
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Finally i got her home, these pics were captured in a hurry and couldn't stop myself sharing here.

I thank all my friend and my wellwishers behind this to get my milli on road. Detail photo shoot will happen this saturday and will share it across.
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Few more pics.
Mods pls club all these pics to one as its not allowing me to do .
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Few more pics.
Mods pls club all these pics to one as its not allowing me to do .
A slight suggestion here :

With the letters in chrome- I would prefer that the number plate background be black. Instead of the present 'white'.

It would make the car look a lot more 'authentic'

Very well restored- Congrats!

And the registration is as old as the car- from the mid Fifties! Very nice indeed. The smaller headlamp is PRESENT. Gawd; those are as rare as hen's teeth!

Components of the grille- the slats are missing. But still; very well restored.

Cya

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