Retro

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Retro

Postby rizzo » Fri Apr 28, 2017 5:10 pm

Ok i know some may frown on this but don't panic as i don't intend to change it past the point of no return like my other. I like the retro look and plan to make a few subtle changes in keeping with year.
What do you think? 13 inch banded HC rims to 6 inch wide, 185/60/13 treads.



this image does make the wheels look like they stick out, but actually they are better positioned than a 7 inch rim in my opinion.
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Re: Retro

Postby 1972nail » Fri Apr 28, 2017 7:01 pm

YES! 8)
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Re: Retro

Postby Johnboy HB » Fri Apr 28, 2017 10:27 pm

Very nice, looks better on 13 inch wheels
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Re: Retro

Postby chrismc » Fri Apr 28, 2017 10:31 pm

This is exactly the type of period mods I love
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Re: Retro

Postby cooperman » Sat Apr 29, 2017 12:00 am

I like it a lot, it's a bit of me that is!
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Re: Retro

Postby jpsmit » Sat Apr 29, 2017 3:20 am

your car your choice! (and it looks awesome!)
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Re: Retro

Postby glenn93 » Sat Apr 29, 2017 9:25 am

Looks great the only thing i would do is sit the car a bit lower on the ride height
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Re: Retro

Postby Kraken » Sat Apr 29, 2017 2:10 pm

:respekt:
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Re: Retro

Postby rizzo » Sat Apr 29, 2017 4:18 pm

Phew, that's ok then, :) to be honest i was a bit undecided with it at first, with its low miles and original condition it had to have mods that could be reversed back to original should i ever decide to sell the car in the future.
Took the opportunity to use the works ramp to get some work done on it.


Full service, new lower ball joints, and a HC disc brake mod for the front

I had these on my other HB and its works surprisingly well with out a servo, but might consider fitting one.
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Re: Retro

Postby hbpeter » Mon May 01, 2017 12:13 pm

Like bannded steels. But I would have kept them 12", like Brabham wheels.

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