LJK 982L 1972 2 Door Saloon Restoration

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Re: LJK 982L 1972 2 Door Saloon Restoration

Postby carmad » Fri Apr 09, 2021 5:11 pm

right up my street this

keep the up dates coming
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Re: LJK 982L 1972 2 Door Saloon Restoration

Postby HC Fairley » Sat Apr 10, 2021 9:42 am

Got the engine and gearbox out on Thursday along with full loom, ecu and key, driveshaft, servo and cylinder, pedal box, airbox and radiator
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Re: LJK 982L 1972 2 Door Saloon Restoration

Postby HC Fairley » Sat Apr 10, 2021 3:57 pm

Today's update pretty much coming live from the shed. Engine and gearbox is in, it is slightly tilted because the hole for the gearstick to pass through hasn't been lengthened yet but that is next on the list. Mx5 radiator sits in really nicely. The subframe has to be modified to clear the sump, I did this with an old rusty subframe that came out of the hedge find viva first and it was handy enough. Engine mounts to be made now, try and mount the radiator and gearbox nicely and then we will go from there.
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Re: LJK 982L 1972 2 Door Saloon Restoration

Postby cooperman » Sat Apr 10, 2021 9:50 pm

Wow, quick work! love your enthusiasm
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Re: LJK 982L 1972 2 Door Saloon Restoration

Postby HC Fairley » Sat Apr 10, 2021 11:01 pm

Thank you, I find everything seems to flow better when the momentum is kept up, unfortunately my easter holidays are finished and I'm back to work on Monday so things will slow down a bit with only nights and weekends to work on the car
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