38 ford coupe

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Great result, congrats on finishing the last panel.
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Been working on my stepsons LJ Torana since January, finally loaded up and off to the paint shop, now to drag the hot rod out and hopefully get it finished.
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Be good to see you back at it. :)
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Torana is painted, 38 coupe. made engine mount tubes and fitted ,crush tubes for fuel tank straps and brackets ,machined the spacers for wiper shafts , pics are in my camera but cant load them to my new computer
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Looking forward to seeing your updates, welcome back.
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Done a bit more,got the caster bar mounts made,brake lines made and flared ,fuel line in and boot floor all welded in.Along with fixing fences after the floods
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mercury mitch wrote:Torana is painted, 38 coupe. made engine mount tubes and fitted ,crush tubes for fuel tank straps and brackets ,machined the spacers for wiper shafts , pics are in my camera but cant load them to my new computer
Is the new computer Windows 11? I have changed my desktop that was windows 8 to a new puter on Win11. I used to be able to simply plug in my camera and it automatically started the process. Now just the sound from the speaker indicating a connection and nothing.
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Had a little progress got a base coat on the car, been waiting for an engineer from East Devonport to come and check the chassis for 9 months and have given up. Have now gone with ASRF yep you guest it waiting starts again, just lucky i have 10 projects on the go
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Engineers seem to be "unusual" people.

I've sent of quite a few requests to Engineers to see if they are interested in looking at our MightyBoy and not one has responded.

I had an Engineer who was happy to do it but he retired from the NSW system.

Not sure if it was his or NSW RMS' decision?

Just seems the way of the World nowadays.
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Zuffen.
I always thought you were an engineer.
Did I get that wrong.
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Hey,

I may be a lot odd but I'll never be an Engineer.

I'm an old Insurance Salesman.

I like to think of myself as an Imagineer. If I can dream it I hopefully can build it.

No formal motor vehicle training at all.
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Good news coming to check car on friday yoo hoo
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Well that is at least quicker. Best of luck mate. :)
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Well got a big tick on the chassis so pull it apart and prep for paint
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mercury mitch wrote: Tue Sep 26, 2023 9:14 pm Well got a big tick on the chassis so pull it apart and prep for paint
Great news and a big step forward to get it signed off. Especially after the false starts with engineers.
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