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Old 1st January 2021, 17:18
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I have now removed most of the body and the floors. Lots of rusty M6 screws. Just the rear tub to remove now and that's the body stripped.

floor_out1 by Robin Martin, on Flickr

The fuel tank mounting is - err - interesting. Just dangling from some metal straps. For some reason the builder had ignored the flanges on the chassis that it was supposed to be fixed to. It must have been reasonably secure as the car had done 30k miles like this. Does anyone recognise the tank? Rumour has it it was from a MK1 Escort estate. Now unobtanium of course so I will have to look for something else.

tank2 by Robin Martin, on Flickr

And the boot floor was just a piece of hardboard resting on the top of the tank! Oooooo....
It was cut nicely to shape though.

Cheers, Robin
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