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Search: Posts Made By: Welshkiwi
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 27th September 2020, 01:44
Replies: 401
Views: 86,553
Posted By Welshkiwi
Boot lock - Further

Hi all,

Further work on the boot-lid/lock.

Frame glassed in, boot tumbler connector rod adjusted for shape and fitted. Boot lock connector/harness is active so the light comes on as the boot...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 24th September 2020, 06:43
Replies: 401
Views: 86,553
Posted By Welshkiwi
Very long time between posts.....Boot lock worked out

Hi all,

I have been working away through Covid chaos and with some "new balance" i.e. a 3 1/2 day work week have managed to get a bit done on the car. Optimistic that Certification is weeks away...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 28th May 2020, 07:49
Replies: 401
Views: 86,553
Posted By Welshkiwi
Hi Mr T, the locking strip is in the seal so the...

Hi Mr T, the locking strip is in the seal so the screen is locked. It is just the decorative chrome/Ali trim that I haven’t fitted.

She’s in and solid! Cheers.
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 28th May 2020, 05:53
Replies: 401
Views: 86,553
Posted By Welshkiwi
Rear Window in

Hi guys,

finally the rear window is in. Took some professional hands (plus my scabby ones), one scoping attempt (i.e. thinks it will go in), one failed attempt (i.e. not a hope in hell getting...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 2nd May 2020, 05:19
Replies: 401
Views: 86,553
Posted By Welshkiwi
Early beer o clock - rear window woes

Well not exactly to plan today, finished the interior rear trimming to the point I can fit the rear glass.
Tried the old classic cord fit method and failed miserably....as the slope of the glass is...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 25th April 2020, 21:48
Replies: 401
Views: 86,553
Posted By Welshkiwi
Thanks Paul, it is what it is, 30 years in the...

Thanks Paul, it is what it is, 30 years in the industry has been fraught with times of crisis...just got to play with the cards dealt when they present. Positive spin, the car is getting the TLC that...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 24th April 2020, 20:25
Replies: 401
Views: 86,553
Posted By Welshkiwi
Thanks Dave, been a long time coming together,...

Thanks Dave, been a long time coming together, too long but things will get there. My industry (aviation) is as you probably know getting slashed and burned at the moment so things are not hot for me...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 24th April 2020, 20:17
Replies: 401
Views: 86,553
Posted By Welshkiwi
Roger that fella will do! Gonna flowcoat the...

Roger that fella will do! Gonna flowcoat the inner of both door skins once finalised and create a nice easy path for any water to escape hopefully.....
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 24th April 2020, 06:56
Replies: 43
Views: 3,589
Posted By Welshkiwi
Very cool Andy, got a very nice stance that will...

Very cool Andy, got a very nice stance that will work well with the shape.
Definitely a unique mash up of a few inspirations but you are putting it together well.....Awesome
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 24th April 2020, 04:57
Replies: 401
Views: 86,553
Posted By Welshkiwi
Door-skins and handles initial fit

Door skins and handles have been fitted for the time being,
just tek screws holding on at the moment as I want to work an angle with the cert guy as to what he is happy with for temp fixings for...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 23rd April 2020, 07:11
Replies: 401
Views: 86,553
Posted By Welshkiwi
Door handle Mechanism

Hi guys,

Firstly thanks to LLM - Been a legend throwing me good ideas to minimise my thinking brain and grey hairs getting more prevalent.....Cheers.

I have managed to fit both sides striker...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 22nd April 2020, 20:21
Replies: 401
Views: 86,553
Posted By Welshkiwi
Hi LLM, thanks for all the above info, very...

Hi LLM, thanks for all the above info, very helpful.
- rear lights good to know you bolstered the pods structure behind, I suspected that if I was a bit more aggressive I would run out of real...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 22nd April 2020, 06:57
Replies: 401
Views: 86,553
Posted By Welshkiwi
Quick update - Door Mechanism

Hey guys,

making progress, Rear face of car is primed majority now so looks quite smart. Started work on the door mechanisms for the locks, came up with a "push rod" lathed and made up of...
Forum: Bodywork 20th April 2020, 06:31
Replies: 13
Views: 19,612
Posted By Welshkiwi
Hi Dave P, not sure whether you sorted the heat...

Hi Dave P, not sure whether you sorted the heat scenario, however just for info for all I fitted the original z3 bonnet heat blanket using self manufacturer or clip fittings. Reduced the heat that...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 19th April 2020, 20:36
Replies: 401
Views: 86,553
Posted By Welshkiwi
Thanks LLM, I may go a bit more aggressive with...

Thanks LLM, I may go a bit more aggressive with this before final painting but that may require a bit more strengthening behind the light pods, so thought this worked for now at least, but it does...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 19th April 2020, 06:52
Replies: 401
Views: 86,553
Posted By Welshkiwi
Here is the front end...... ...

Here is the front end......

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49791611401_c5fd740ecf_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iRV2mD)Latest Front (https://flic.kr/p/2iRV2mD)
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 19th April 2020, 06:31
Replies: 401
Views: 86,553
Posted By Welshkiwi
Lockdown Latest

Hi guys, hope you are all well in lock-down - Ironically it has given me a window of opportunity to proceed with the car over the last 4 weeks.....

Update:
- Under bonnet blanket fitted
-...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 8th March 2020, 07:17
Replies: 401
Views: 86,553
Posted By Welshkiwi
Thanks Paul, be a wee while yet but pretty happy...

Thanks Paul, be a wee while yet but pretty happy how it is coming together,,,,,just wish I had more dedicated time to spend on it. The older you get the more the clock is important and stretched!...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 6th March 2020, 02:31
Replies: 401
Views: 86,553
Posted By Welshkiwi
Noted with thanks LLM. Being very careful with...

Noted with thanks LLM. Being very careful with these....looks likely it won’t happen, but you never know. I think the guy has had them a while so if they fit there may be a small chance to do a deal....
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 4th March 2020, 08:52
Replies: 401
Views: 86,553
Posted By Welshkiwi
Quick wheel update, I have been offered (after...

Quick wheel update, I have been offered (after getting my details in the show) a set of Borrani Record RW3591 5.5x15 wheels with knockoffs.
Originally probably from a Ferrari 400 Super America....
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 4th March 2020, 08:44
Replies: 103
Views: 22,357
Posted By Welshkiwi
Thanks LLM, very full and great advice. Totally...

Thanks LLM, very full and great advice. Totally appreciated. I shall heed it well....Cheers.
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 3rd March 2020, 02:33
Replies: 103
Views: 22,357
Posted By Welshkiwi
Looks a very nice outcome LLM, jealous of the...

Looks a very nice outcome LLM, jealous of the speed!

One question on the trim surrounds, have you 3m taped the trim and the headlight cover to the opening or just the trim? If not how did you end...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 3rd March 2020, 02:23
Replies: 401
Views: 86,553
Posted By Welshkiwi
Thanks Kidge, yes the grass is a bit frazzled...

Thanks Kidge, yes the grass is a bit frazzled round here at the moment, if you can imagine that grass is quite green compared to most places!

The exhaust sounded just about right out in the open...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 2nd March 2020, 07:34
Replies: 401
Views: 86,553
Posted By Welshkiwi
Thanks a lot Mr T, really appreciated. The screen...

Thanks a lot Mr T, really appreciated. The screen if you zoom in on the photos is actually sitting on top of the opening. The fibreglass needs thinning to get the seal to fit properly, so i’ll do...
Forum: Old No.7 Builds 2nd March 2020, 03:33
Replies: 401
Views: 86,553
Posted By Welshkiwi
Thanks fella, yeh a few foxed people as per the...

Thanks fella, yeh a few foxed people as per the underpinnings....funnily enough it was the younger crowd who spotted BMW gauges the quickest!

The good thing was a lot commented that the...
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