Viva 2300SL "Barney"

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Re: Viva 2300SL "Barney"

Postby bluemoontezza » Mon Jun 17, 2013 7:08 pm

This is how "Barney" looks tonight
Terry :)
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Re: Viva 2300SL "Barney"

Postby bluemoontezza » Fri Jun 21, 2013 3:58 pm

"Barney" breathed he's first air today,after being laid up in 1991.
All the dash works ok,oil pressure is 40 at idle which im really pleased with,
Rev counter is working and looks pretty accurate.
Just rear brakes and pipes to do then off for the mot.
Terry :D
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Re: Viva 2300SL "Barney"

Postby hbpeter » Fri Jun 21, 2013 8:32 pm

Brilliant, well done on saving him. Good luck on the MOT. Then go scare some chavs!

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Re: Viva 2300SL "Barney"

Postby bluemoontezza » Mon Jun 24, 2013 7:23 pm

Done a bit of tidying up today,fitted propshaft and bleed some of the braking system ive done to this point.
Then like a devil put him on the road to see how he sits
Terry
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Re: Viva 2300SL "Barney"

Postby 1972nail » Mon Jun 24, 2013 11:05 pm

Doesn't' that look goooooood! :P
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Re: Viva 2300SL "Barney"

Postby viva2300 » Tue Jun 25, 2013 12:09 am

Wow...he looks fantastic mate......superb job all round...another 2.3 lives!!

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Re: Viva 2300SL "Barney"

Postby bluemoontezza » Sat Jul 06, 2013 7:45 pm

Think some of you may of seen post that hes on the road now(taxed +moted).
Just done the twin SL stripes today ,utailizing a triple stripe(see previous post).
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Re: Viva 2300SL "Barney"

Postby bluemoontezza » Sun Aug 11, 2013 6:40 pm

Fitted new brake caliper pistons today,freed them off and resealed them last year but knew they would not take new pads if new pistons were not fitted.
Worked out the girling caliper is the same as triumphs etc 48mm pistons.
Got these from Mevs Spares 07895 052 973(same place for seals)
Removed calipers ,held one piston with stilsons as shown and used compressed air on brake line to remove one piston at a time.The whole refurb of both calipers was £40.00 pound in total(pistons £29.00 seals £10.50)
Hope this helps someone.
Terry :wink:
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Re: Viva 2300SL "Barney"

Postby bluemoontezza » Sun Aug 11, 2013 6:45 pm

More Piccys of calipers
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