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by nigelrobertson
Sun Aug 06, 2006 03:25
Forum: Bodywork, Fitments, Interior and Trim
Topic: Boot Blitz
Replies: 2
Views: 730

Hi Chris,
Thanx for your reply-sometimes a picture(or two) can replace a thousand words-this is just what I need!
by nigelrobertson
Thu Aug 03, 2006 10:02
Forum: Bodywork, Fitments, Interior and Trim
Topic: Boot Blitz
Replies: 2
Views: 730

Boot Blitz

Tidying up the boot: Wiring loom runs RHS by battery and is unsecured.I presume it runs under the rear wing and into tail light/bumper section.How was this originally fastened? There is a 2nd,shorter cable(2 wires) which starts from the main loom behind the boot carpet/cockpit bulkhead and again con...
by nigelrobertson
Tue Aug 01, 2006 09:36
Forum: General
Topic: Another Aussie one
Replies: 18
Views: 3510

Unfortunately this shim thing not only affects the window motor,but the door seal and the window seal.So you may indeed gain a better door seal bringing the frame in-at the expense of a potentially leaky window seal! I've stripped the passenger door-again. I'm convinced the problem is caused by a po...
by nigelrobertson
Mon Jul 31, 2006 16:13
Forum: General
Topic: Another Aussie one
Replies: 18
Views: 3510

So-4 shimmed bolts-window frame to beam.
I remember seeing the washers in there.
Timewise-still a weekend job.However temptation may prevail!
by nigelrobertson
Mon Jul 31, 2006 14:42
Forum: General
Topic: Another Aussie one
Replies: 18
Views: 3510

Thanx Dave-looks like i've got a weekend project-3rd time lucky!!
by nigelrobertson
Mon Jul 31, 2006 13:37
Forum: General
Topic: Another Aussie one
Replies: 18
Views: 3510

Part of my reluctance to strip down the door runners is I can't see any obvious signs of rust or distortion of the runners. The window frame does not butt to the outer door skin which makes me think its an alignment issue.(Some-one has been in there before) In reshimming the door frame -what needs t...
by nigelrobertson
Mon Jul 31, 2006 09:34
Forum: General
Topic: Another Aussie one
Replies: 18
Views: 3510

Hi Gavin
Actually Sunbury-35min from CBD.
Are there many in Melbourne area?
by nigelrobertson
Sun Jul 30, 2006 14:04
Forum: General
Topic: Another Aussie one
Replies: 18
Views: 3510

Hi Robert No Sunroof,Dellorto model.Fancied one in pearlescent since the Birminham motor show in '84. I spent two years restoring a dhc Elan Sprint to concours in the early 80's and whilst I enjoyed it really didn't want to go through it again! Apart from a small oil leak the car looks better undern...
by nigelrobertson
Sat Jul 29, 2006 16:26
Forum: General
Topic: Another Aussie one
Replies: 18
Views: 3510

Another Aussie one

First off,let me say what an excellent resource this site is! Purchased a Pearlescent "89 build date SE up in Sydney and drove it down to Melbourne last weekend. Two previous owners from new.44,000kms(27,500 miles) with history. Australian delivery model-possibly different cooling/thermostat-rarely ...