Project Phoebe - a diary and some advice seeking

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Re: Project Phoebe - a diary and some advice seeking

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This afternoon spent on the chassis rail repair

Started with this, plus a bit underneath the smaller hole to the right of the picture.
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Cut out and patches welded in
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Dressed and splattered with the end of my last can of weld through primer. Waiting on some more weld through and epoxy to arrive in the post.
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On a side note, has anyone remade this section, if so how did you do it? Looks fun!
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If you buy an original style rear wheel arch section you will see it extends inwards and will give a better idea of how it all goes together.
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There’s some decent pics of how that inner arch goes together in my procrastination thread.

Good effort, keep at it. I would stop cutting though and just fix one area before cutting the next out. When you cut the b and c pillars you will need to brace internally to stop them flexing outwards.
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Thanks Adie!

Started on the cupboards today. Yet to decide on what finish we're going to settle on but started taking off the vinyl wrap. Very therapeutic with a bit of sunshine to boot!Image

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Any more progress been made on this restoration.
Think its the same conversion as mine, well the pop up roof looks the same .
Be nice to know how it's coming along.
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Nothing at the moment I'm afraid. One of our other cars has taken priority for now but we'll be back on Phoebe soon as we can

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Oh my word. Just looked through your restoration thread. Sending good luck.
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I thought the bodywork on mine was bad until I saw yours. You've taken on a real project there, stick with it and as others have said try and get one bit sorted at a time, otherwise it can all get a bit overwhelming.
Once its done you'll love getting out in her.
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