My new 3.0s restoration project

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  1. Chap Foose

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    Had heart restarted this morning.All went well and is back to normal.Hopefully it will stay like that and not jump out of sync again
     
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    is there any news yet on CF ??
     
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    CF?
     
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    Oh Dear.. lobotomy not chest surgery.. the world is screwed now..
     
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    caprinerd Registered Capri Power Member

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    CF = Chap Foose you doughut
     
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    Had heart restarted this morning.All went well and is back to normal.Hopefully it will stay like that and not jump out of sync again
     
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    Great news. It must of been very unnerving. Very pleased all went well.
     
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    Thump, thump! Sounds good, don't it?
    Cheers, Paul.
     
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    God forbid but could a belt from something like a breaking down HT lead cause you an issue?
     
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    I doubt it but you never no
     
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    Without letting too much away…
    Am intrigued by your description of the treatment.. pacemaker?
    Or is it something like SVT??
    My wee grandson suffers from SVT, little things like a cold or minor illness can knock his heart up over usual heartbeat..
    has recorded 300 beats a minute a couple of times.. over 200 quite a few!!
    Usually a blue-light express if it’s a surprise.
    Usually Mum n Dad recognise when an event is building, so he goes on a mobile ECG, the children’s hospital monitor remotely..
    They can then decide the necessary response..


    So hope you have responded well to this round of treatment, take it not your first..
    Keep Safe Chap
     
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    I had my 1st oxford jab and my chest felt tight but didnt think anything of it.
    Had my 2nd jab and it was worse.
    10 days later and i was finding really hard to breath so the mrs made me call 111
    The next day the Drs called me and asked me to come to the surgery straight away
    I had a heart rate of 185 and low blood pressure
    Rushed to hospital and by this time i had pins and needles in my arms
    I dont remember anything after that until i came round and there were 6 hospital staff working on me
    I asked if they thought it was the jab but nobody wanted to answer that.Nobody made me have the jab so no blame anywhere from me.
    I was then asked to fill a form in as it might help others who have had the oxford jab.
    I filled in the form and within an hour i had a vaccine expert at my bedside asking loads of questions
    He wanted to no everything that happened,vaccine numbers,where i had it done ect
    Why would all these questions be asked if its nothing to do with the jab
    Since all of this i now have an irregular heart beat.
    Ive still been working but by midday i have no energy
    Ive tried working longer but by 4 oclock im shattered
    I had the shock treatment on thursday
    They put a 6inch patch on your chest and one near your left arm pit and while your asleep shock your heart beat back into sync
    Mine took 2 attempts and is back to normal but can jump back out again.
    Just hope it doesnt
     
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    CF so glad its sorted it for you, we all know you have a shed load of work on but take things slow the cars aint going anywhere they can wait, but really really glad your ok again mate
     
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    Wife's uncle, late 80's was hospitalised with heart palpitations or whatever after his 2nd AZ jab. Had to have a restart as CF has just had I'm sure. Will find out more later.
     
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    ive been lucky and had a strong heart, runs in our family, and i would not even like to try and know what it must be like , the thought of it scares the living crap out of me
     
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    Wife's uncle's diabetes was out of control a couple of years back. On the back of that his heart was too fast. Had to have it stopped/started.

    Had his first AZ jab and that appeared to set it off again and had to have another restart.

    2nd jab, similar heart racing symptoms, hospitalised but it settled down without a restart.
     
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    We are all guinea pigs in my opinion but what do you do
     
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    I hope it wasn't the jabs that caused it, I wholly agree with you that we are all guinea pigs, it's turned one of the lads I know really paranoid, he's not the same person and in his words, he's knackered all the time.
     
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    Passenger side nearly there and drivers side needs a final very light skim.Bonnet is nearly done so is roof.Not far away now.Triples refurbished
     
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    What product do you use to do your final skim, as per usual, I am liking your work and appreciate the many hours to get to this stage and I hope your health is good.
     
  22. Chap Foose

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    There's been a few hours so far
    Health wise I feel well enough to work and carry on.Thanks
     
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    Managed to get it spray filled.Will block this down and 2k prime it
     
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    Looking good as ever and glad to see you can carry on. I wish I had your resolve to do work like this ! I’ll stick to 1/43 scale :D
     
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    Thanks mate.Dont feel to bad at the moment. Have to go to Barts hospital London for an indepth mri scan for an hour and that should give some answers
     
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    great to see up dates CF just dont push it to much, want to see the car finished and not by another person
     
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    Hope all goes well with that..
    nice to seeing you doing the great work.. But please, look after yourself..
    Keep Safe
     
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    Glad you're feeling well enough to work again! Fingers crossed everything stays that way for you!
     
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    Car is looking great, even better that you are feeling good too.

    The triple carbs look fantastic, where did you get those refurbished?
     
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    A mate if mine does it and his buisness has took off and doing really well.Il pm you his number if you want it
     
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    That would be great, thanks!
     
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    I’m new to the forum but have been watching your work. Your fabrication and metalwork is awesome.
    I have seen lots of so called restorers and their work. Yours is in the top few % I have come across ever.
    It’s genuinely great to see your work, it’s of the highest quality out there.
    People do not realise the commitment needed to do work like this. It really isn’t easy, as there is so much to do.
    Thank you for taking the time to take all of the images and share your workmanship.
    You are a craftsman.
    Take care, and finish the car lol!
     
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    Managed to get the inside primed at last
     
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    Is that a trick of the light but in the last picture for instance the primer looks patchy?
     
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    Its the lighting
     
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    More quality progress sir ;)
     
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    Top notch fabrication skills, as a novice in comparison may I ask your plans for the sunroof drain tubes? as I'm pondering what to do with mine.
     
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    Isolater primed and then 2k primed.Will get the underside ready for paint next
     
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    Do you carry out all this excellent work?
     
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    My mate panelled this one up as I don't have the time, and i do everything else
     
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    Does he refurb twin Weber's? I think the butterfly valve shaft on mine has worn the hole in the body a little oval.

    PM me his number if you would too.

    Cheers
     
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