Cornish Rattler

Rattler's Bulkhead swap

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Did a bit more on Saturday fitted the wiper motor after removing the heater as the bracket that holds the wiper motor on slides up into the bulkhead from behind the heater then once it was fitted I replaced the wiper spindles then connected all the wiring up in the engine bay, working today so I will try and fit the dash in and connect it all up at the weekend and post some more pic's aswell :)

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Good progress !

... interesting colour :blush:

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Fitted the lower dash in today inc the metal panel that has the air vent lever's screwed to it and sorting some of the wiring out, here are a few pic's I took just before I fitted the metal panel

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Finished fitting everything back on the bulkhead yesterday then had the engine running, just got a couple of loose ends to sort out as regards the wiring behind the dash then we can start fitting the screen, roof and doors back on then get it painted

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Progress !!

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Yeah its draggin on now as I am doing it on my own, son was going help me with it all but his new business had picked up just after we stripped everything off so since then I have been doing it on my own but I'm getting there, just want to get started on the 2a now :)

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20 hours ago, Cornish Rattler said:

Yeah its draggin on now as I am doing it on my own, son was going help me with it all but his new business had picked up just after we stripped everything off so since then I have been doing it on my own but I'm getting there, just want to get started on the 2a now :)

I know the feeling. It's all the little bits that can take time, I'm still slogging away at mine. It doesn't help when you drop and crack the windscreen whilst trying to clean it.:blush:

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12 hours ago, Cornish Rattler said:

:o that's not good but you should be able to get one easy enough and pretty cheap :)

One of my club members has one I can have so will collect it tomorrow.:)

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On ‎5‎/‎11‎/‎2017 at 10:57 PM, ballcock said:

One of my club members has one I can have so will collect it tomorrow.:)

Are nice one ;)

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Finished off the odd's and ends this morning then Andy dropped a bomb shell me and Jen are going to watch the City match so that more or less stopped me in my tracks as the plan was after sorting the odd's and ends out we was suppose to be fitting the rest of the body on, screen, roof and doors so I will just have to wait now till I can have him to help me with it.

Anyway on a good note I am sat here on here with a few cans as its been ages since I last had a drink :P

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Flaming weather it was nice and sunny earlier this morning when me and son attempted to get the 90 out of the garage to get everything else out ready to fit, anyway fitted the screen to bulkhead seal went to fit the screen and the heavens opened so everything had to go back into the garage inc the 90 and we shut up shop for the day, anyway I am off from the middle of next week so hopfully might get it all done then if the weather is ok :o

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Had a nice surprise this morning went to my daughter's ( my ex wife's house ) to get some tools to help a mate put a shed up and found son was there doing stuff to the 90 he had fitted the screen / frame in place and was in the middle of fitting the roof on and said he will do some painting later so I will go round again tomorrow and have a look and take some pic's :)

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