Thanks for the info - thinners did the trick. A bit (well, a lot really!) of elbow grease combined with a coarse cloth, and it came off.
A nice shiney chrome bumper now!
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I understand from what I gleaned many years ago that after shims had been placed behind the hinges (if required), the tweaking the top frame of doors in moderation on the production line was an accepted practise to get the doors to fit something like. But manufacturing tolerances then were a far cry...
- Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:23 pm
- Forum: Body and Trim
- Topic: Protective tape removal from NOS bumpers
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As the title suggests, I am about to fit a new old stock rear bumper to my PI. It is covered with the original woven protective tape, which is proving to be a right bas***d to remove. The outer fabric has more or less come off, but it is the black coloured adhesive that is being very stubborn. Upto ...
The basic difference is the orientation of the mounting studs for the carbs on the inlet manifold. HS6's have four mounting studs per carburettor, whereas HS4 only have two per carb. The other issue is that Stromberbs also only have two stud mountings per carb, but they are at a different orientatio...
Re building the suspension brakes steering this morning and sorting other bits and bobs. https://drive.google.com/uc?id=1v2ZYHovjxanmTDEr8TK__XVMV6CaXOPj Ross, I think your spraying skills are far better than most - buying the small GT was just excuse to get another car!!!!!! Thinking about it, tha...
- Thu Jun 07, 2018 11:54 pm
- Forum: Any other event
- Topic: Tatton Park - Classic and Performance Car Spectacular June 2018
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I really think that the right car will stand out as soon as you see it Will. I think it is better to find a car with the odd rust blemish but the car is genuine and original (as long as it isn't severe or particularly deep rooted) than a car that looks near perfect but has had paint or body repairs ...