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by Jean-P
Fri Apr 16, 2021 7:36 am
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: 133/5737
Replies: 6
Views: 360

Re: 133/5737

due to the crash, the schedule has to be changed... coachbuilding was the first point to solve. I had 2 options: The first was to repair the crash , repaint the damaged area and wait before undertaking the rust issues. The second was to take care of all the coach issues and respray the entire car. O...
by Jean-P
Fri Apr 16, 2021 7:16 am
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: 133/5737
Replies: 6
Views: 360

Re: 133/5737

the weak points of the out side:

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by Jean-P
Fri Apr 16, 2021 7:14 am
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: 133/5737
Replies: 6
Views: 360

Re: 133/5737

Good news. I like your front spoiler/air dam. Is it integrated into the bodywork, or a screw-on? Any idea where it came from? Rocky It was srewed on. I really have no idea of its origin but made with fiberglass and of very poor quality... as we say in France, nice from far away but very far from ni...
by Jean-P
Thu Apr 15, 2021 10:02 am
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: 133/5737
Replies: 6
Views: 360

Re: 133/5737

we spent more than one month with the insurrance expert that first wanted to remove the engine and gearbox in order to change the frnt end facia and one wing.... lots of talks with my coachbuilder who did not want to undertake such work! finally, the coach was repaired with all the mecanical parts i...
by Jean-P
Thu Apr 15, 2021 9:57 am
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: 133/5737
Replies: 6
Views: 360

Re: 133/5737

In july, the 3 first point were solved. The car passed the French technical control late july and all the paperwork was done in August: the car was allowed to run on french roads but not safe enought for me! first thing to do was the improve the brakes system (started in october 2020. then I expecte...
by Jean-P
Thu Apr 15, 2021 9:51 am
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: 133/5737
Replies: 6
Views: 360

133/5737

I posted some photos of this and its restoration in another subject but I think this will be more readable with a specific subject. When I bought the car in june 2020 there were some issues that had to be solved. It did not pass the french technical control (equivalent to MOT) because of few points ...
by Jean-P
Fri Mar 05, 2021 9:47 am
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: Restoration of my 1972 MK3
Replies: 8
Views: 839

Re: Restoration of my 1972 MK3

Very nice bright colour and perfect trim!

Mine (133/5737) was close to your car but is back in Europe since 3 years...

I am more than impressed by this trim.
by Jean-P
Thu Feb 18, 2021 4:42 pm
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: looking for an Interceptor
Replies: 27
Views: 5086

Re: looking for an Interceptor

almost back on the roads....

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by Jean-P
Sun Feb 14, 2021 3:03 pm
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: looking for an Interceptor
Replies: 27
Views: 5086

Re: looking for an Interceptor

the work is almost done (still waiting for a refurbished radiator) https://i.ibb.co/0mHXXX5/IMG-5983.jpg https://i.ibb.co/hdWSPvX/IMG-5984.jpg https://i.ibb.co/ypsM8r5/IMG-5985.jpg https://i.ibb.co/ZhTPbt6/IMG-5986.jpg https://i.ibb.co/BBD34rm/IMG-5987.jpg https://i.ibb.co/w7z6N9z/IMG-5988.jpg https...
by Jean-P
Sun Jan 31, 2021 5:23 pm
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: looking for an Interceptor
Replies: 27
Views: 5086

Re: looking for an Interceptor

Work in progress

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by Jean-P
Sun Jan 31, 2021 5:19 pm
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: looking for an Interceptor
Replies: 27
Views: 5086

Re: looking for an Interceptor

Hello Jim,

the chassis number is 133/5737.

I bought this car in France where it was imported in 2017.

Is was purshased in California but the former owner lived in Florida (as written on the US title)

I kwon the car original paint was Brasilia (we found this colour arrond the windshield).
by Jean-P
Fri Jan 29, 2021 11:33 pm
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: looking for an Interceptor
Replies: 27
Views: 5086

Re: looking for an Interceptor

so the schedule has to be changed... *of course the front extention was crashed ane the radiator too (The airco is still working!) coachbuilding is now the first point to solve. First option was to repair the crash and do other stuff afterwhile but, the car has to be repaired, so I decided to solve ...
by Jean-P
Fri Jan 29, 2021 11:19 pm
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: looking for an Interceptor
Replies: 27
Views: 5086

Re: looking for an Interceptor

first thing to do was the improve the brakes system. then I expected to take care of the trim and, finally of the bodywork I has the servo and master cylinder replaced. It works better but not has well as I expected. I had a Series3 jaguar XJ with almost the same system and it was better: the pedal ...
by Jean-P
Fri Jan 29, 2021 11:08 pm
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: looking for an Interceptor
Replies: 27
Views: 5086

Re: looking for an Interceptor

the weak points of the out side:

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by Jean-P
Fri Jan 29, 2021 11:00 pm
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: looking for an Interceptor
Replies: 27
Views: 5086

Re: looking for an Interceptor

it's been a while since I haven't posted about the Interceptor. I bought it in june 2020 but I did not use it a lot with the exception of the return trip from north to south of France (600 miles or 1000 kilometers). When I bought the car there were some issues that had to be solved. It did not pass ...

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