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Project Snoopy - Trappy's 20v Turbo: Discussion #1642855
23/07/2020 18:15
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Advice, comments, suggestions and ideas all welcome smile


F****** b****** thing...
Re: Project Snoopy - Trappy's 20v Turbo: Discussion [Re: Trappy] #1653054
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Nice to read it's still coming along, but taking the dashboard out was a complete and utter a**e laugh


Originally Posted by Jonny - After being taken out at Spa
Your car is Usain Bolt with wellies
Re: Project Snoopy - Trappy's 20v Turbo: Discussion [Re: Begbie] #1653066
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Originally Posted by Begbie
Nice to read it's still coming along, but taking the dashboard out was a complete and utter a**e laugh


I forgot to mention that the dash fell to bits in the process. Now it's out though, at least it's easy top see how the bleeding thing is supposed to come out. I've got ideas on re-fitting a new one while the car is having a glass-out respray.


F****** b****** thing...
Re: Project Snoopy - Trappy's 20v Turbo: Discussion [Re: Trappy] #1653093
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[quote=Trappy]Advice, comments, suggestions and ideas all welcome smile[/quote


Don't take the dash out!


Based on what I learnt through Begbie's thread and seeing other folks cage fitting and then my own cage fitting. It can be done very neatly without dash removal. But I never achieved that! But many French lads have.



Re: Project Snoopy - Trappy's 20v Turbo: Discussion [Re: Trappy] #1653101
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Originally Posted by Trappy
Originally Posted by Begbie
Nice to read it's still coming along, but taking the dashboard out was a complete and utter a**e laugh


I forgot to mention that the dash fell to bits in the process. Now it's out though, at least it's easy top see how the bleeding thing is supposed to come out. I've got ideas on re-fitting a new one while the car is having a glass-out respray.

I would do that if I was you, as having the glass in I couldn't quite get the dash back in properly and had to trim some metal to be able to get the vent on the dashboard back onto the heater


Originally Posted by Jonny - After being taken out at Spa
Your car is Usain Bolt with wellies
Re: Project Snoopy - Trappy's 20v Turbo: Discussion [Re: Trappy] #1654969
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Hats-off to welders in general, a "heavy" art which requires a fair degree of delicacy cool

Yes Ryan, who would have thought when these were younger and sounder that present owners would require to learn the ability to shrug off delay after setback.... smile


BumbleBee back:)

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