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by Gordo89
Yesterday, 21:08
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: Seams
Replies: 1
Views: 90

Re: Seams

i did the following.
- cleaned metal with preparation wheel.
- cleaned bare metal with panel wipe
- applied weld through primer (upol copper)
- plug welded

i still need to epoxy and seam seal
by Gordo89
11 Oct 2020, 09:04
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: C pillar
Replies: 8
Views: 238

Re: C pillar

I think all the panels need some kind of persuasion to get them to fit nice, some better than others.
by Gordo89
26 Sep 2020, 18:26
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: C pillar
Replies: 8
Views: 238

Re: C pillar

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by Gordo89
26 Sep 2020, 18:00
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: C pillar
Replies: 8
Views: 238

Re: C pillar

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by Gordo89
04 Sep 2020, 20:23
Forum: Syncro
Topic: Lower ball joint boot
Replies: 5
Views: 332

Re: Lower ball joint boot

I ended up using the sealey commercial rjc02 boots. They seem to fit the ball joint but will have to see how they perform when I put it all together as they look slightly wider
by Gordo89
20 Aug 2020, 20:00
Forum: Syncro
Topic: Front suspension Assembly
Replies: 3
Views: 758

Re: Front suspension Assembly

I built mine on the subframe off the van bit iv yet to refit it.
by Gordo89
15 Aug 2020, 17:33
Forum: Syncro
Topic: Lower ball joint boot
Replies: 5
Views: 332

Lower ball joint boot

Good afternoon,

Does anywhere offer replacement lower ball joint boots for the lowerball joint on the syncro?

I tried some from jk but they don't have enough movment, they did say that they don't fit the syncro but the part numbers matched so thought I would chance it
by Gordo89
11 Aug 2020, 12:46
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: Seized bolt removal help please
Replies: 18
Views: 1163

Re: Seized bolt removal help please

Ah the other end, mine flew out with hand tools without too much of a problem from memory.

An air impact gun was a well needed addition for the front.
by Gordo89
10 Aug 2020, 10:29
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: Seized bolt removal help please
Replies: 18
Views: 1163

Re: Seized bolt removal help please

The 14mm Allen key on the other side does not fully rotate it's for adjusting the Camber
by Gordo89
09 Aug 2020, 21:29
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: Seized bolt removal help please
Replies: 18
Views: 1163

Re: Seized bolt removal help please

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Photo of how I pressed it out.
by Gordo89
09 Aug 2020, 21:21
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: Seized bolt removal help please
Replies: 18
Views: 1163

Re: Seized bolt removal help please

The one side flew out on mine but the other side wouldn't move. Did you manage to get the nut off? I used a bolt and a nut to press on it (it still didn't move much) I think the key to it was moving it in and out. Pressing it out with the bolt and knocking it back in with a hammer to loosen up the s...
by Gordo89
31 Jul 2020, 14:39
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: Caravelle window panel
Replies: 18
Views: 1251

Re: Caravelle window panel

How involved is the caravelle window repair mine has bubbled in the bottom corner. I was initially looking for body cuts but they don't look much better
by Gordo89
30 May 2020, 21:55
Forum: Syncro
Topic: Fuel tank straps
Replies: 3
Views: 683

Re: Fuel tank straps

That was mine underneath the tank and the breather pipes had broken

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by Gordo89
04 May 2020, 22:17
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: Front arch
Replies: 1
Views: 395

Front arch

I have rusty bits :roll: The front arches are in pretty good shape however after removing the underseal there is rust located between the arch and the b pillar http://www.chris-gordon.co.uk/Photos/1.jpg The one side needs some cleaning up from the swage line down but the other arch is ok. My thought...
by Gordo89
01 May 2020, 12:35
Forum: Syncro
Topic: Radius rod
Replies: 5
Views: 734

Re: Radius rod

Perfect thank you