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    Project Loon - load of pics, the finish line is in sight!!!

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    Post by LacrOne on Sat May 05, 2007 4:19 pm

    I also found 3 16valve engines today. I can have all 3, gearbox and harness etc for 450 quid! Transplant later this year me thinks!
    Tony is having 1 so there will be one for sale too. Not till next month mind.
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    Post by LacrOne on Mon May 07, 2007 3:11 pm

    ok, today i finished off the wing mirror blank....

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    got round my bum loving spanner monkey and set him to work welding the back flush. I threw coins at him as he danced.....

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    once the old bumper mounts were off i made him set about welding the sheet on - by threatening him with a rusty biro.....

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    it wasn't sitting right so i greased him down once more and we cut it down the middle....

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    finally, after about 6 hours it was just about ready to be left for the night....

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    two glasses of Buckfast to celebrate and we were done for the night.

    more to come!!!
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    Post by LacrOne on Mon May 07, 2007 3:16 pm

    I LOVE YOU GAV XXX
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    Post by Jezz on Mon May 07, 2007 3:18 pm

    i love him too good work so far

    you leving the weld showing Twisted Evil
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    Post by LacrOne on Mon May 07, 2007 3:21 pm

    no, need to feck the neighbours off some more tomorrow by grinding them back
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    Post by Jezz on Mon May 07, 2007 3:22 pm

    leave um even more rat out lac
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    Post by LacrOne on Mon May 07, 2007 3:30 pm

    i have a plan for it, but the seam needs to be out for it to work
    im not going to announce it but hopefully it should be ready soon.
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    Post by Deano on Tue May 08, 2007 11:04 am

    How much do you charge that bloke to live in your boot and does he have to pay council tax. lol!
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    Post by LacrOne on Wed May 30, 2007 2:59 pm

    Jez, need stickers asap for dubs in the pub. Will happily pay you at inters if you can wait. If not il post it up to you.

    next week the wheels go on, its being lowered on friday.
    Lots of pics to follow!!!
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    Post by Jezz on Wed May 30, 2007 3:11 pm

    LacrOne wrote:Jez, need stickers asap for dubs in the pub. Will happily pay you at inters if you can wait. If not il post it up to you.

    next week the wheels go on, its being lowered on friday.
    Lots of pics to follow!!!

    pm your address and ill post you two
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    Post by LacrOne on Wed Jun 06, 2007 3:48 pm

    been a while since i posted any real progress but now im ready to unveil it at its first stage of readyness....

    il try not make this too wordy so il let the pics speak for themselfs...

    ok, here we go....

    stripped the front end down ready to paint, grinded off the underseal round the sides. i really hate underseal....
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    grinded the welds back from the rear...
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    played about with some badge ideas for a bit...
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    the horrible job of filling began.....
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    painted the rear , befor i did a cut out an iron cross in vynal and stuck it on the bear metal so i could remove it late to reveal bare metal which will then rust the cross in....
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    front finished, indicators hidden behind the grill but i am still to cut holes in so they show through...
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    roof sanded and good to go...
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    front end lowered, shortly follewed by the rear....
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    'borrowed' mk1 gti steering wheel and furry dice...
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    deleated the drivers wing mirror and replaced it with a completely useless peep mirror....
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    got some tires for my little wheels....
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    started a collection of stickers....
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    ok.....

    now for the big reveal.......
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    having a slight 'issue' with the rear wheels hitting the arches over bumps, but other than that im very happy with it so far,
    got an ored from mooneyes on its way over from the states and i still have a huge list of things i want to do.
    but im happy enough to go to the shows as it stands....


    so then, what you all think to project loon so far???

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    Post by Jezz on Wed Jun 06, 2007 3:53 pm

    i dont need to tell you what i think you already know Twisted Evil
    you booked your tickets for inters yet my man
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    Post by LacrOne on Wed Jun 06, 2007 3:55 pm

    having a cash flow crisis, hopefully will be able to do it online on sunday, if not il have to wait till nearer the time and just go in the normal parking areas. fingers crossed i can do it in time tho...!!!
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    Post by Guest on Wed Jun 06, 2007 5:13 pm

    You got enough cars? needs to go lower at the front i think Razz
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    Post by LacrOne on Wed Jun 06, 2007 5:18 pm

    only way i can lower the front is to get some lowering top mounts, other than that its fork out 500quid just to send off the front shocks an get them converted into coils - and feck that!!!
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    Post by sarah on Thu Jun 07, 2007 1:35 am

    lokks stunning that ian, you've done a top job can't wait to see it in the metal at inters Twisted Evil
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    Post by skastar on Thu Jun 07, 2007 5:17 am

    hes a clever boy, its ace, soo proud of u babe
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    Post by Geeman on Thu Jun 07, 2007 5:31 am

    Wicked Ian... well done!

    It looks great. Proper Cult material!

    Let's hope you don't get pulled for the front wheels sticking out too far!


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    Post by Craig on Thu Jun 07, 2007 8:24 am

    lookin good.
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    Post by LacrOne on Fri Jun 08, 2007 4:33 am

    im well chuffed:

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    Post by Guest on Fri Jun 08, 2007 5:26 am

    MINT Very Happy
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    Post by Nomad on Fri Jun 08, 2007 5:31 am

    Thats hard, lovin the slots especially.
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    Post by Jezz on Fri Jun 08, 2007 7:15 am

    you have the front badge on upside down graff Twisted Evil
    get it concept
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    Post by dsmithmobile on Fri Jun 08, 2007 10:18 am

    Looking cool chief,good work

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    Post by spen on Fri Jun 08, 2007 10:44 am

    Loon looks cool .Love the slots.Put xtra piece of bumpstop on the rears, also G40 bumpstops are a lot firmer so theyre an alternative, as for coilys, make your own.Ive just done mine for my loon.Get the threads from Burton power.Its a big saving i tell thee Wink

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