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Re: Resurrection - 61,000m Broomy 20vt: Discussion [Re: DaveG] #1627747
10/12/2018 13:33
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Dave, the pic happens to have caught a "dummy" piece of old pipe that's been bent into shape as a template for new ones each side smile

These were done "while we waited" on Saturday morning and are now wrapped and ready laugh


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Re: Resurrection - 61,000m Broomy 20vt: Discussion [Re: Edinburgh] #1627748
10/12/2018 14:10
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cool I get it now, thanks


1996 Portofino 20vt & 2000 Pearl White Plus
1985½ & 2016 2017 Fiat 124 Spider + XF Sportbrake
Re: Resurrection - 61,000m Broomy 20vt [Re: Edinburgh] #1642268
29/06/2020 23:22
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If it were me doing this sort of resurrection I would take out the carpet, and check under all the sound deadening stuff. It's a bit of a faff to remove, the worst bit I had was the bolt holding the round pad under the gas pedal not wanting to come out, plus a sneaky hidden screw on the foot rest, then when you remove the sound deadening stuff, the bitumen bit on top will likely split and the fluff stuff underneath may decide to stick to both the floor and the bitumen, leading to some sort of replacement being necessary (or just shove it all back as best you can) plus you need somewhere to put the monstrous one-piece carpet...


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Re: Resurrection - 61,000m Broomy 20vt [Re: Edinburgh] #1642271
30/06/2020 07:30
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Indeed Dave the carpet was lifted some time ago and the floor inspected, the obstacles you describe all encountered and negotiated. There is still sound-deadening to "get out of the way" for when welding to the front wheel arches/front footwell area takes place, to avoid fire risk.


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