Project Alice now for sale

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  1. mgentry90

    mgentry90 Registered Capri Power Member

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    thought this would be a good idea.

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    Now not so sure!
     
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    Not a lover of the lambo style door but its your motor and do what your happy with
     
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    Was already on it, car arrived to me today. Wanna buy the hinges off me? You know you want to....
     
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    "Now not so sure", I know what you mean, just tackle a bit at a time and have a basic plan, eventually it will start to cone together.
     
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    What's the plan? Seems like a long road to original so I reckon you have something different in mind?
     
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    mgentry90 Registered Capri Power Member

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    I don't do original, It's too expensive lol. At the time of looking for a car I was thinking zakspeed rep with a quick engine. But I will start this one by making it solid then go from there. Zakspeed wheels will be near 2k from image, body kit another 3k paint/wrapping same again, that's without any bodywork repairs, brakes engine etc
     
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    Wheel well cut out, but this is revealing an injection fuel tank and pump (win!)

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    Hole in floor been filled with whatever this is, either chemical metal or cement lol

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    Bit of a sieve inside, looks as though it had a cage at some point and judging by the holes a good few exhaust mounts fitted underneath.

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    Evidence of battery relocation

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    Random loom - for what who knows but it'll come out

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    Evidence of the rear tow eye being cut and filled

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    2 reg plate lamps are ok but 3 are better lol
     
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    mgentry90 Registered Capri Power Member

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    Under the bonnet: power steering rack, there was a 2.8 under there at some point so there are things for this in the bay.

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    Mondeo wheels
     
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    Enough here to set any of our imaginations running. I'd expect the end result is going to show your own imagination in good style. You have a lot to sort, and I feel a touch of envy.
     
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    Engine bay cleared out enough for tonight.

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    Not hanging about, good work !
     
  12. mgentry90

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    Trying to get some order going so things go smoothly. Not done any work on this car yet. Been busy trying to erect a prefab double garage on my own, which given how bad I thought it would be and how hard it was moving the garage when I bought it things were easy to the point I'm at so far.

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    Fingers crossed both cars fit in for the winter!
     
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    take your time and it will get there looks a good size workshop/garage though
     
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    Be nice to try and trace some old photos of that.
     
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    thats a good size plenty of room to move
     
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    D05C27E1-4F39-445D-B765-DD9523331657.jpeg Getting there.......…
     
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    Is it just me or does that image look very pixelated?
     
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    It does. On the actual structure, what holds the pixels together? :)
     
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    The special white paint I applied holds the walls together and the blue paint holds the floor together. Expecting strong winds tonight/tomorrow so I think I'll be going to the diy shop tomorrow to put some pixels back in the roof
     
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    have a few beers, then get totally pixilated ..
    now get back out there and take a proper phot ..
     
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    Ok so the problem with the photo above was the phone decided to take a "live" photo. I've turned this unknown function off and retaken some but not really very good ones.

    I've painted floor one coat so far and run some silicone round the base of the walls to prevent water ingress. Need to make a gutter system for the outside.

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    FINALLY got it in the garage. Time to tinker.
     
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    Well worth the effort, nice job..;)
     
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    Excellent job.
     
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    be glad to get mine in the workshop so i can get started
     
  27. mgentry90

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    Further strip down presents me with this and I'm only 5 minutes in. Good job it's a complete strip and inspect job for my own sake.

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    Engine Crossmember held on with 4 of these things. Yikes.. like a shaft threaded at both ends that's small enough to slide though the existing threaded holes where the bolts should go.

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    And this is how I'm leaving it for today. Running gear off apart from rear arb (seized bolts), fuel tank, bonnet and pass door off. Opened diff cover and it's a 3.44 axle.

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    I could do with a rotisserie now but I'm worried about height restriction.
    I could also do with another garage to store the bits I've removed until needed again and I know the mrs won't be happy if I fill the house up again.
     
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    my wife said "why dont i do the engine in the living room in the warm"
     
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    You must have a 1 in a million wife or this is just a wind up !!??
     
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    No wind up, she builds engines as well, she has no issue with it being done in the house but i said no to it happening in the house as the bloody carpet cost a fortune
     
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    I have a mate that hand builds motorbike wheels and his work bench is covered in nice thick carpet, so as not to mark the rims or spokes, another mate has a Moto Guzzi in his living room and that has an expensive carpet, but there is an oil tray to catch the drips, it is Italian after all!!
     
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    If it dont leak theres no oil in it lol
     
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    Get the ball rolling in this mutha. So I've found some nasty stuff, concealed behind fibreglass.. I've cut out the passenger door hinge mechanism which had a lot of metal in it and lots of filler. While the scuttle end looks pretty good, it needs to come off to check under it going by what's around the door area. Battery tray left overs also removed. Photos to tell the story of today's progress:

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    looks like fun, but I got a crick ...
     
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    Is a crick a good thing?

    just googled it. Hope the crick goes away.
     
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    sore neck sore neck
    Works coming on good going
     
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    keep at it Mike, it's only ferrous oxide ;)
     
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    dug down to this level but have actually trimmed a bit of the holey rust out of this bit also ready to put new metal in. I've searched on express panels website and they list the inner and outer apost sections but not this round bit in between the two. How do people replace them or do they fab their own?
     
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    reet, think I got it, your uploading to PostImage - good- however when you are picking the code to insert on the forum, you need to use --
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    you will get a full size picture
     
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    I thought that's the one I have been using but I'll double check next time. Sorry, not the first time you've let me know so shame on me.
     
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    is there any chance you could kind of 1/4 turn them as well whilst your at it as its giving me a little crick in my neck as well ;)
     
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    mig welder liner needs replacing so I'm waiting for that to be delivered much to my annoyance. Thought I'd spend some time making the panels up to weld in when the part arrives. Only a small part here but it's something that needs doing as someone made an ugly repair. I have only a bog standard claw hammer at this point, and I'm using one of the mondeo wheels that came off the car as some kind of dolly. The small curve in the outer patch was made using the bolt hole in the wheel :).

    who is impressed then?? Lol
     
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    not at all.. takes me months to get a handle on new(ish) stuff
     
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    but now with direct uploads ... You Got It !!
     
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    great to see the pics
     
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    Thanks, I'm really enjoying the work, having so much time to do it helps too and it's nice doing it at my own pace
     
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    take your time do it right
     
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    Looking solid in the vital areas!!
     
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    tight working area your doing well
     
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    Yea it's not too tragic for space, I can get in the engine bay for a lot of it lol. Or when suns out open the door.

    few holes to weld up where stuff must've been bolted on.
     
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    i have this to do on mine as well
     
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    I'd normally be worried but I just dived in.
     
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    Bit more bare metalling, now out of primer.. Some ordered.

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    I do like a bay naked, whats the Hole for where the battery tray use to live?
     
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    It's the start of a repair. Welder out of action currently. Most of bay now bare metal or bare metal now primer covered.
     
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    are you using an etch primer ?
     
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    I'm using what ever is left in the cans on the shelf at the moment just to stop surface rust coming through. Not etch primer, will anything other than etch not stick?

    If need be I'll clean off what's on there and replace it will etch primer. Rather do it now than have problems further on.
     
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    Normal primer doesn't key to bare metal, 2k etch primer does, it isn't that expensive and goes a long way, it's really thin and does what it is meant to do, then you can put on your primer, but this holds its own problems as it absorbs moisture, the joys of painting!!
     
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    As said the etch primer does what it says on the tin and will burn into the bare metal to prevent it rusting, once you have the etch on go for a filler primer or high build primer, give it a few coats and once you have done that, leave it for a while before putting guide coat on as it needs time to shrink, once its stood a while, put the guide coat on (i always use matt black for a light dusting on it) then you can flatten it out and find the low points and work on them to build it up before putting colour on, and you will have a better smoother finish, with out the worry of rust coming through
     
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    Started welding the other day after the liner turned up, then found the gas had dumped itself. Bought new gas, fitted new regulator. Began welding more. This is where I'm at:

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    Always the A post and always left side first place i always look if buying that and the scuttle on the left side
     
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    First thing I pulled apart too. Unfortunately it's easy to cover up problems further inside. In my case, I found fibreglass and filler on the outside making it look pretty.
     
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    yep i had the filler option on mine looked like a whole tin was used , next time i come to do a scuttle from one ive bought i will get pics
     
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    Waiting for etch primer to arrive before I can finish off the apost/scuttle. So today I moved round to the front valance area, although there isn't a lot of it left. I won't be buying a replacement panel for this, so later on in the build I will make something nice to fill the gap.

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    i have my lights all out at the moment and the section you just replace is bent on mine the other side is fine so at some point its had a prang, so now the question comes in do i replace or just leave as its hidden hm
     
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    nice progress, but umm ..
    see that new front corner piece in front of the headlamp bucket .. shouldnt that be straight?
    or have you some devious restyle going on ..
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    also - Project Alice (temporary title) o_O
    I like the title,:) so why is it temporary ??
     
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    Yea so the corner piece was made because I tried to match what was left of the drivers side, which looked like it was curved. I've since tried holding a wing up to the car and have noticed something's a miss in that area as it didn't match up at all lol. Next time I'm out with the car I will have a reform down there. Thanks for the photos clockwork, it means I can now get an idea of the correct way to do it. It's a shame it was wrong as I actually enjoyed doing that hit and thought I made a good job of it haha.

    the name can stay, it was temporary at the start as that's what the previous owner called the car, I for one am not into the name calling or cars but each to there own.
     
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    mine is a lot of fabrication, and not a lot of originality ..
    but that front bit of vallance was off a donor car, unfortunately the GFK vallance didnt have that piece attached ..
    hopefully when all this curse is done I'l get on to the rebuild..

    good luck, yours is looking good from here ..
     
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    Alice, now we know who Alice is after all this time
     
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    Alice - who the F**k is Alice :p:p
     
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    well for 25 years ive been living next door to Alice :D:D
     
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    Clockwork Orange Glasgow Subway- Keeping it simple since 1896 Staff Member Moderator

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    and you never saw this build coming .. ..
    tsk tsk
     
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    didnt know it was her till now :oops::rolleyes:
     
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    Finally went and got my fibreglass wings collected from Steve, so why not put them to use.

    cut stuff about, threw a door and bonnet on just to see what the fit is like. It's not great, but it's workable, and looks quite good through squinted eyes.

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    a little fettling and put the bonnet on near to where it should be and you should be able to get the wings lined up better
     
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    Bonnet bolted on close to where it should be I think. Sorted the front valance out with a new end piece so I can fix the front wing to it. Still some finishing work to do there. What size should the gap be Between bonnet and wing top? Anyway, I am happy with the progress for today.
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    i work with the rule of the pound for gaps, take a pound coin and slot it in the gap and i find this is a good gap to work too
     
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    As long as it's a pound side ways this is perfect lol
     
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    yes lol pound on its edge not flat lol
     
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    More garage time. Morning spent bare metalling passenger sill then etch primer applied. No nasties hidden here, two fairly large round holes in the bottom face that will need patching up where someone drilled into it for some reason.

    Carried on with front of car:

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    Round to under drivers front wing area, rust removed from inner wing/strengthened plate.

    also found this fibreglass on sill end - something to look forward to.
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    That area with the fibreglass dont look good
    Cracking work bud keep the updates coming
     
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    I've made a start on the drivers apost area now, clearing away a mountains worth of filler and some fibreglass patching. Still loads to clear off but the photos show you some work required. This one might be worth a new skin, we will see what the patching is like and if there's enough good metal to work with or not. Not looking forward to this side.

    the sill end also has a lot of holes in it, this looks like it goes through to the inner sill/cabin floor area so I think I will be working around there too.
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    oh dear..
    someone must have had shares in Isopon...
    that looks - dare I say it - worse than Rumbly did in that section ...
    hope you get on by that OK ..
     
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    There's more work involved doing that repair in filler and fibreglass than actually doing it correctly, have never really got my head around these kind of bodges, however it looks to be in capable hands now though.
     
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    noticed while stripping down 2.8 parts but not a gen shell ? ,good work tho and nice space to do it
     
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    Hi Sean yea I knew it was a 1600 shell already but that doesn't bother me.

    this morning was spent cutting. I tried to do it the pro way by removing spot welds but then went back to hacking, less work required at the top of the apost than the passenger side but more work required at the bottom. And inner/outer sill end.

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    showing the rust now
     
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    shed load of good work getting done ..
    well done ..
     
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    Thank you all
     
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    one piece at a time and it will get done
     
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    Not been on this car much. Not been doing much at all due to work.

    did get this though.

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    mm .. LS400 thing out a Lexus..
    you taking the easy route with standard auto-trans ?
     
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    I've got an adaptor plate and clutch kit to fit a 200sx gearbox. He said he has used this for a long time with no problem. As long as I don't go racing everywhere the gearbox should be ok, when I get one.
     
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