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Old 31st March 2010, 11:23   #46
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UPDATE TIME!!

Good news finally seeing some progress in this lazy town! Attaching some pics of current status... base coat on and getting ready for first coat of metallic black
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Nice! From the pictures, body line looks clean. Your garage took 1.5 months to get to this stage...here's hoping the quality of tin work is top notch.
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Old 31st March 2010, 19:06   #48
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Thank You ! Yes I have been breathing down their necks. Still running around the car with a magnifying glass!
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Old 5th April 2010, 11:25   #49
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We are getting close to finishing now some more updated pics.
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The car is really starting to look good, await seeing the final finish on.
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Thank You! Its been a long wait and I cant wait to get it on the road! Now am busy collecting bits and pieces to make it jazzier!
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More Updates final coat and clear has been done now refitting and then polishing !

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This is turning out to be one sweet ride. What ICE do you have in mind?
Try & doll it up with some crazy alloys!

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I am thinking about alloys just not sure of what type yet. I dont have a big packet to blow any recommendations?

Manish the fiats are owned by the chap who own the paint booth. Its near Hennur
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Hi No updates yet as the mechanic is ill and down so the fitting have to wait! I am thinking of replacing the alloys! Any suggestions?
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A low profile tyre with a chrome multi spoke alloy would look sexy on the black tanK...

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Thanks Airwind! Any pics? And would recommend any particular make and shop?
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Hi ALL,

I am furious and upset currently. My car is further delayed as one of the boys at the garage reversed my 124 into another car. S now need to do some work on the bonnet, tail lamps & bumper.

Am fuming!
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Well After a long gap I have been able to get some work. I have decided to retain the original alloys so got them buffed, painted and they look cool! Attached are some pics. Now plan to get some new rubber and should be ready to start interior work!
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