Viva 2300SL "Barney"

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Re: Viva 2300SL "Barney"

Postby bedfordbad » Fri Aug 31, 2012 10:51 pm

Excellent progress!!!
Any news of the engine???
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Re: Viva 2300SL "Barney"

Postby bluemoontezza » Fri Aug 31, 2012 11:27 pm

Original engine is seized solid,tried diesal to free it but to no avail
going to rebuild it,original engine etc,but until then have one from a 2300 magnum that ill put in untill the viva lump is rebuilt
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Re: Viva 2300SL "Barney"

Postby viva2300 » Sat Sep 01, 2012 11:38 am

Looking great Tel....
Another one on the road soon...brilliant! A ginger twin to my 4 door

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Re: Viva 2300SL "Barney"

Postby hbpeter » Sat Sep 01, 2012 8:31 pm

Looks very smart. Seems quite a good chap whos done the paint.

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Re: Viva 2300SL "Barney"

Postby MYDADHADONEOFTHOSE » Sat Sep 01, 2012 9:11 pm

Hey Terry!
Great to see you again yesterday. Your car is looking really really nice - I think my recommendation in Les is coming to fruition..!! :coolpics:
We'll meet again soon, perhaps for our Viva photo shoot!!
All the best,
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Re: Viva 2300SL "Barney"

Postby bluemoontezza » Mon Sep 03, 2012 4:08 pm

Started cleaning and painting engine and box
Think im going to put original air box on engine,not a boy racer any more :wink: :wink:
But this is only temp engine untill i rebuild original
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Re: Viva 2300SL "Barney"

Postby viva2300 » Mon Sep 03, 2012 9:47 pm

You'll probably need to rebuild the carbs Tel

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Re: Viva 2300SL "Barney"

Postby bluemoontezza » Mon Sep 03, 2012 9:52 pm

What the 48,S :lol: :lol:
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Re: Viva 2300SL "Barney"

Postby viva2300 » Mon Sep 03, 2012 9:56 pm

Lol...you're not are you? 8) :lol:
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Re: Viva 2300SL "Barney"

Postby bluemoontezza » Mon Sep 03, 2012 9:58 pm

No petrol tanker to follow me :lol: :lol:
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