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by Wanganui7
Sat Mar 02, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: Clubman Build Diaries
Topic: Wanganui, Mcsorely 442E / MX5
Replies: 42
Views: 3132

Re: Wanganui, Mcsorely 442E / MX5

Continuing working on the rear panel. Used 1.2 mm alloy and was by far the hardest panel so far, taking about two weeks of my spare time to form. Using press brake at work for right angle bends and hand beating top edges. Final fitting of lights to do and will make a bracket to hold spare tyre. http...
by Wanganui7
Sun Feb 17, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Clubman Build Diaries
Topic: Wanganui, Mcsorely 442E / MX5
Replies: 42
Views: 3132

Re: Wanganui, Mcsorely 442E / MX5

Today started working on the rear panel. Cut some alloy oversize and had a friendly local panel beater roll the corners for free. Always find car guys a friendly bunch , down to earth and willing to help. Clamped to the car , marked and recut closer to the finished size. Fitted to car again and star...
by Wanganui7
Tue Feb 05, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: Build Diaries Discussion
Topic: Wanganui, Mcsorely 442E / MX5
Replies: 12
Views: 858

Re: Wanganui, Mcsorely 442E / MX5

Thanks, builds taken close to three years now with a break for overseas holiday. Getting close now though.:)
by Wanganui7
Sat Feb 02, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: Clubman Build Diaries
Topic: Wanganui, Mcsorely 442E / MX5
Replies: 42
Views: 3132

Re: Wanganui, Mcsorely 442E / MX5

This morning worked on the stainless grill . Started off trying to use 5 mm wire but found it very hard to bend. Seamed to work harden. Changed to 4 mm which I bent around a dollie welded to the bench. Tig welded with the 7shield brought earlier off ebay . About two hours work to do. Still to do mou...
by Wanganui7
Mon Jan 21, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: Track days & Events
Topic: MG car club trackday Manfield
Replies: 0
Views: 87

MG car club trackday Manfield

Here are a few pics of sevenesk cars from today's trackday meeting at Manfield. https://i.postimg.cc/j5VTPhVY/IMG-20190121-122544.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/P5RTrj2x/IMG-20190121-123901.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/G3xRTYq6/IMG-20190121-124329.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/sDfrYXLx/IMG-20190121-124401.jpg http...
by Wanganui7
Sat Jan 19, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: Clubman Build Diaries
Topic: Wanganui, Mcsorely 442E / MX5
Replies: 42
Views: 3132

Re: Wanganui, Mcsorely 442E / MX5

Spent some of today fitting extra foam padding to the bride seats I'll be using . Wife ordered they have to be comfortable for long trips. Then fitting some Jaz vynil covers which also have padding in them giving me 50 mm of comfort. Also fitted some foam sound/heat proofing to the passanger side . ...
by Wanganui7
Sat Jan 12, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: Build Diaries Discussion
Topic: Wanganui, Mcsorely 442E / MX5
Replies: 12
Views: 858

Re: Wanganui, Mcsorely 442E / MX5

Thanks, motors a good pysical size. Allows easy access all around it. Would hate to fit a V8 in there like some do.
by Wanganui7
Sat Jan 12, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: Clubman Build Diaries
Topic: Wanganui, Mcsorely 442E / MX5
Replies: 42
Views: 3132

Re: Wanganui, Mcsorely 442E / MX5

This week have been fitting the front hard brake lines. Today bled them and all working well with no leaks. Couldn't resist a little squirt down the road to try them out. Nice smooth effortless braking as have kept the booster so many don't use. Also pinstripped the nose cone. Just needing a coat of...
by Wanganui7
Mon Dec 31, 2018 9:57 am
Forum: Clubman Build Diaries
Topic: Wanganui, Mcsorely 442E / MX5
Replies: 42
Views: 3132

Re: Wanganui, Mcsorely 442E / MX5

Gave the nose it's first coat of orange. Will rub down with 240 grit paper and respray in the afternoon. Later to be followed by a white stripe down the middle and around the mouth. Very pleased with the colour match to the sides. https://i.postimg.cc/GmBRbFYP/IMG-20181231-101720.jpg https://i.posti...
by Wanganui7
Sun Dec 30, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: Clubman Build Diaries
Topic: Wanganui, Mcsorely 442E / MX5
Replies: 42
Views: 3132

Re: Wanganui, Mcsorely 442E / MX5

Having two weeks break over the Xmas holidays and the wife overseas, has given me lot's of spare time to work on the car. So far I've finished fitting the interior panels and carpeted them. Today have cleaned up the nose cone. A second hand Almac one cut down the centre and 60mm removed to fit my ch...