MVB 645L Lizzy 1256 de-luxe progress

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Re: MVB 645L Lizzy 1256 de-luxe progress

Postby HONEY318 » Sun Mar 24, 2013 11:00 am

Well , i took her for the dreaded mot yesterday,
i missed i small piece of welding about the size of a 50p,on the inner sill nearside front, and the rear brakes were not working properly....
not bad i thought.. i have spent far too much time outside she said, but now its all, ohh not long till its on the road now then....lol..i must get these photo's loaded up. so YES CINDERS, YOU SHALL GO TO THE BALL......... :D
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Re: MVB 645L Lizzy 1256 de-luxe progress

Postby HONEY318 » Sun Mar 24, 2013 11:30 am

ordered a new alternator, but what size or type of battery doi need for it ?
the 1 i have on her doesn't fit very well. new tyres on before the mot so we are so close to being there..
also as the new law on tax exemtion as from next april, then she will be tax free...... may have to get rid of the other car..lol
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Re: MVB 645L Lizzy 1256 de-luxe progress

Postby hbpeter » Sun Mar 24, 2013 5:38 pm

Well done. Think the battery is an 038, Halfords have them.

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Re: MVB 645L Lizzy 1256 de-luxe progress

Postby HONEY318 » Tue Mar 26, 2013 1:05 am

Thank you peter..
Hopefully by the week end i shall have an mot on the girl....
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Re: MVB 645L Lizzy 1256 de-luxe progress

Postby bluemoontezza » Tue Mar 26, 2013 8:23 am

Been following your progress and great news your so near putting her back on the road.
Noticed you metioned no tax next year,your car was registerd 7-3-73,well worth looking at the thread on here,
"Heritage Certificate" that Mr b has give info on as its the build date that counts.
Example mine is nov 72 but was built in april 72,think its well worth a try.
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Re: MVB 645L Lizzy 1256 de-luxe progress

Postby Mjones » Tue Mar 26, 2013 4:37 pm

HONEY318 wrote:Well , i took her for the dreaded mot yesterday,
i missed i small piece of welding about the size of a 50p,on the inner sill nearside front, and the rear brakes were not working properly....


Quite a good result, shame about the brakes. Rear brakes were always an MOT achilles heel on my previous Vivas back in the 1980's, usually due to handbrake inbalance. :(
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Re: MVB 645L Lizzy 1256 de-luxe progress

Postby HONEY318 » Mon Apr 08, 2013 10:26 pm

well,,,, i did it, i managed to get all the work done to get 12 month ticket to drive. !!!
all taxed and on the road.
so now, i can travel to collect even more parts to continue the road to a nice little classic run about...

:D :D :D
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Re: MVB 645L Lizzy 1256 de-luxe progress

Postby Mjones » Tue Apr 09, 2013 1:36 am

HONEY318 wrote:well,,,, i did it, i managed to get all the work done to get 12 month ticket to drive. !!!
all taxed and on the road.


Excellent news! :D :D Hopefully, my Estate should not be too far behind.
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Re: MVB 645L Lizzy 1256 de-luxe progress

Postby HONEY318 » Wed Apr 10, 2013 11:37 pm

yes very happy,
now at least we can get around to a few places in between taking more bits off to replace them.. and the bodywork is still going ahead. sorced paint , ready for when I do get it resprayed.. 2 pack, in the same colour..... well, why wouldn't you.. wont be too long before we take her out to a show somewhere.. I must get a few miles on it before I trust it to go too far . lol...
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Re: MVB 645L Lizzy 1256 de-luxe progress

Postby hbpeter » Thu Apr 11, 2013 5:30 pm

Brilliant, you have done really well saving this car. When I looked at the ebay photos it looked a lost cause. Enjoy.

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