May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet

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Re: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet

Post by jifflemon » Sat May 23, 2020 9:52 am

You may also remember from one of my threads, I'd stripped some Taurus wheels, they looked like this:

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well, they now look like this:

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Re: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet

Post by dragonflyjewels » Sat May 23, 2020 9:52 am

Hi arthuy, nice to 'see' you again
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Re: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet

Post by jifflemon » Sat May 23, 2020 9:54 am

and of course, they were stripped at the same time as the VERY rare vega wheels....

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which have been sitting in the sunshine....

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So they look like this

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Re: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet

Post by Jaster » Sat May 23, 2020 9:56 am

Morning all, long time no posting from me! The GT has been away having its quarter-century service for some months and is likely to be away for several more at this rate so in the meantime I've been trying to make some progress with the rest of the fleet. I'll be dipping in and out today as time allows but will try to keep up!

I'm driving a desk at this particular moment so these pictures from the yard taken over the last couple of weeks will have to suffice:

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(Photo credits go to Oli for the last two. Very thoughtful of him to put his nice clean car in front of mine!)

Note that all cars remain 2m apart at all times!!
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Re: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet

Post by Jay-Kay-Em » Sat May 23, 2020 9:56 am

jifflemon wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 9:48 am
well, as mentioned somewhere else, my spare room currently looks like this:

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Snap!

My downstairs bathroom :rofl:

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Wheels look awesome.

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Re: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet

Post by jifflemon » Sat May 23, 2020 9:59 am

Good to know it's not just me then! :rofl: Nice subframe!!

I had to swap back from USB charger to cigarette lighter (long involved story, but satnav's use the charge cable for an aerial for traffic updates), so as I'm a tight northerner, I've re-purposed this:

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and stuck it here

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Re: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet

Post by Jay-Kay-Em » Sat May 23, 2020 10:00 am

jifflemon wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 9:54 am


So they look like this

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Those centre caps.... Hens teeth!

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Re: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet

Post by jifflemon » Sat May 23, 2020 10:01 am

have the "security" bolts too! :D

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Re: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet

Post by Jaster » Sat May 23, 2020 10:05 am

Here's my contribution to the 'car interiors not in cars' collection:

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Re: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet

Post by arthuy » Sat May 23, 2020 10:07 am

480 radiator as a towel rail , Don't think I would get away with that

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Re: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet

Post by dragonflyjewels » Sat May 23, 2020 10:08 am

by Jaster » Sat May 23, 2020 9:56 am
Morning all, long time no posting from me! The GT has been away having its quarter-century service for some months and is likely to be away for several more at this rate so in the meantime I've been trying to make some progress with the rest of the fleet. I'll be dipping in and out today as time allows but will try to keep up!
Nice to see you back on here, long time no chat but I know you've been reeeaaalllyy busy

What's the burgundy one ? Another present for Katie ? :rofl:
Sylvia

Snazzy - 1993 Paris Blue ES red dipstick 2.0i bought 2001
Lethal Lily - 1991 White Turbo with richmod
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Evil Eva 1992 Paris Blue Turbo with Robou mod

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Re: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet

Post by dragonflyjewels » Sat May 23, 2020 10:10 am

I spy people with an advantage on the morning challenge tie-breaker, I chose a seat thinking no-one's going to take one out their car just to weigh it !! :eek:
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Snazzy - 1993 Paris Blue ES red dipstick 2.0i bought 2001
Lethal Lily - 1991 White Turbo with richmod
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Evil Eva 1992 Paris Blue Turbo with Robou mod

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Re: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet

Post by jifflemon » Sat May 23, 2020 10:13 am

dragonflyjewels wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 10:10 am
I spy people with an advantage on the morning challenge tie-breaker, I chose a seat thinking no-one's going to take one out their car just to weigh it !! :eek:
Damn me for having the expensive leather option! :rofl: it obviously weighs more!

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Re: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet

Post by Jay-Kay-Em » Sat May 23, 2020 10:15 am

dragonflyjewels wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 10:10 am
I spy people with an advantage on the morning challenge tie-breaker, I chose a seat thinking no-one's going to take one out their car just to weigh it !! :eek:
Do you want with or without pre-tensioners ? ;)

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Re: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet

Post by jifflemon » Sat May 23, 2020 10:16 am

other lockdown madness that has set in....

Rear seat belts: (and this one is James's fault!)

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Notice the wire? It does this

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Fronts will do the same.

And then I also figured, as I'm doing the "classic" footwell lighting, I'd go big with it.....

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Re: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet

Post by dragonflyjewels » Sat May 23, 2020 10:20 am

Do you want with or without pre-tensioners ?
no pre-tensioners, is there ANYONE who hasnt got a roomful of 480 bits ?
Sylvia

Snazzy - 1993 Paris Blue ES red dipstick 2.0i bought 2001
Lethal Lily - 1991 White Turbo with richmod
hubby has
Sven - 1994 Dark Green GT
Evil Eva 1992 Paris Blue Turbo with Robou mod

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Re: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet

Post by jifflemon » Sat May 23, 2020 10:23 am

oh and in true 480 meet Style weather..... It's currently hailstoning in Milton Keynes! :shock:

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Re: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet

Post by dragonflyjewels » Sat May 23, 2020 10:26 am

yet another advantage of the online version...
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Lethal Lily - 1991 White Turbo with richmod
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Evil Eva 1992 Paris Blue Turbo with Robou mod

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Re: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet

Post by arthuy » Sat May 23, 2020 10:28 am

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Little trip to our local shop. Still to fix the front fogs lamps.

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Home again.

We are getting the back of tropical storm Arthur, it has been wild all night. :cry:

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Re: May 23rd Virtual Mini Meet

Post by dragonflyjewels » Sat May 23, 2020 10:30 am

Nice to see it on the road arthuy. At least you have something in your engine bay for the teatime competition !
Sylvia

Snazzy - 1993 Paris Blue ES red dipstick 2.0i bought 2001
Lethal Lily - 1991 White Turbo with richmod
hubby has
Sven - 1994 Dark Green GT
Evil Eva 1992 Paris Blue Turbo with Robou mod

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