38 ford coupe

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Very nice.
Always wondered how tiles hold up to direct grinder sparks and using axle stands, jacks etc?
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These are in garage not my workshop
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You need some big chess pieces for that !!!
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Well i was not happy with the front of the bonnet, so out with the grinder
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It is too fat where my finger is
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and while the fronts out i will fit a spreader
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Cut and filed the hole for the door handle
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And the handle made and polished
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Those handles look interesting Mitch, any more details to share.
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mercury mitch wrote:Well i was not happy with the front of the bonnet, so out with the grinder

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Sort of looks like a big bonnet scoop :D

I agree that the curve didn't quite have the perfect shape so while it's at this stage cut it out.

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Going along great guns Mitch 8) 8) 8) 8) 8)
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Not many people would have the courage to cut out that much so I am looking forward to seeing what you do to smooth it all out
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robtus wrote:You need some big chess pieces for that !!!
Yes, when I saw the garage floor, I couldn't help thinking of this joke:
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Well another day and another project,the water pump let go Saturday so it was time to bite the bullet and do the heart transplant
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old one out, i have a new motor on the floor to go in and the gearbox leaks oil so everything out for a tidy up
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Well finally got the new motor in , gearbox rebuilt now a problem with timing pointer, it is straight under the water pump. I think it has the wrong timing cover , anyway it goes.
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Excellent that it is running. :)
Should be pretty easy to work out a new timing pointer after turning the engine over to TDC.
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mercury mitch wrote:Well finally got the new motor in , gearbox rebuilt now a problem with timing pointer, it is straight under the water pump. I think it has the wrong timing cover , anyway it goes.
Vacuum gauge works just as well.
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Finally got all the parts for the Windsor for the coupe
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Bought these GT40P heads
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