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by Oxymoron » Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:43 pm

Chris_R wrote:Nice. Are you going to the JOC International?


No I can't make it as we've got something else on that weekend unfortunately!
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by Oxymoron » Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:28 pm

Steering wheel re furbished as the colour had worn off on two thirds of the wheel.I used a 'Porsche' steering wheel refurbishment kit from eBay.
The kit includes a stripper, degreaser, leather dye and sealer.

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Just needs a final sealer coat and some leather protection conditioner applying.

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Final finish....

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by Oxymoron » Tue Jun 25, 2019 1:35 pm

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by Oxymoron » Wed Jul 03, 2019 8:01 pm

My car has appeared in the New Members section of the Club Magazine....
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by Chris_R » Wed Jul 03, 2019 10:04 pm

If you haven't yet replaced your tyres, I can recommend the Blockley 205 70 WR15. Original size and perform very well and good price.
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by Oxymoron » Thu Jul 04, 2019 10:17 am

Chris_R wrote:If you haven't yet replaced your tyres, I can recommend the Blockley 205 70 WR15. Original size and perform very well and good price.


I changed them for modern 215/65 Michelins and the car feels much better on the road than the previous 215/70 Pirellis.The speedo is now correct too, as it was underreading before.
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by Oxymoron » Thu Jul 04, 2019 12:03 pm

"New"tax disc displayed....

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by Chris_R » Thu Jul 04, 2019 12:58 pm

Originally registered 4th August 1970? Mine was originally registered 23rd July 1970, just about 11 days before. Will have been in the factory at the same time. No aircon I notice.
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by Oxymoron » Thu Jul 04, 2019 1:09 pm

Chris_R wrote:Originally registered 4th August 1970? Mine was originally registered 23rd July 1970, just about 11 days before. Will have been in the factory at the same time. No aircon I notice.


The previous owner removed the aircon, I have the compressor and pipework in a bag in my shed! The remaining pipework still runs through the bulkhead though.

I am thinking of re instating it in the future , but will need to fit a new dashboard switch, as it was deleted, when the centre console was previously retrimmed.The dryer and condenser etc were also removed and will need replacing....I contacted Fenair and they can supply what's needed,with a more modern compressor.
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by Oxymoron » Thu Jul 04, 2019 1:51 pm

Chris_R wrote:Originally registered 4th August 1970? Mine was originally registered 23rd July 1970, just about 11 days before. Will have been in the factory at the same time. No aircon I notice.


It was actually first registered on 1st August 1970 according to the log book.

So is your chassis number close to mine?
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by Chris_R » Thu Jul 04, 2019 11:31 pm

Just 2 numbers later!
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by Oxymoron » Wed Jul 10, 2019 5:25 pm

At Caffeine and Machine on a quiet Wednesday!....

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by colin7673 » Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:57 am

Oxymoron wrote:
Chris_R wrote:Originally registered 4th August 1970? Mine was originally registered 23rd July 1970, just about 11 days before. Will have been in the factory at the same time. No aircon I notice.


The previous owner removed the aircon, I have the compressor and pipework in a bag in my shed! The remaining pipework still runs through the bulkhead though.

I am thinking of re instating it in the future , but will need to fit a new dashboard switch, as it was deleted, when the centre console was previously retrimmed.The dryer and condenser etc were also removed and will need replacing....I contacted Fenair and they can supply what's needed,with a more modern compressor.


I can recommend Fenair upgrades fo the A/C. Had this system fitted for the US trip last year. We was in the upper 80s lower 90s most of the time and FenAir system worked a treat in our MK111 Jensen Greenhouse
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by Oxymoron » Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:38 am

Caught admiring my own car at The Long Itch Diner! :D

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by Oxymoron » Fri Sep 06, 2019 4:47 pm

I've now fitted a replacement dash clock which was supplied by Kees.
I had to replace both the earth and live wires, taking a feed off the rear of the stereo as both were not working.

I will replace the stereo with one with green illumination eventually.

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