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    MikeMelb replied to the thread Hello from me !!!!!.
    Welcome to you and Berty. Ah, the great bonnet spare wheel mount. Shouldn't say it too loudly here but have one of those (modified) on...
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    No personal experience as our Series1 steering is manual, but enclose an interchange from RoverCarClubAustralia website which seems...
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    Series 1 cars are designed around Static belts. Series 11 have cutout in front seats to accommodate Inertia Reels, but AFIK no change to...
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    MikeMelb replied to the thread Hi there everyone!.
    Welcome, enjoy your new project.
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    MikeMelb replied to the thread Nada V8 hood/bonnet fitment.
    Could have but leaving it naked was only ever a temporary step.
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    MikeMelb replied to the thread Nada V8 hood/bonnet fitment.
    You could try paint free aluminium. I ran our "summer bonnet" that way for a while. Had to have the paint stripped to get the flutes put...
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    MikeMelb replied to the thread XYU 201N - 1974 3500 Auto.
    Lovely, enjoy.
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    Love the Sunbeam. Thought Bristols had the sort of value in UK that would result in full restoration but the Triumph running gear would...
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    Can't help with round instruments but with strip type the speedo cable or more specifically the 90degree connector seemed to be the...
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    MikeMelb replied to the thread P6B S Project Car.
    Thanks. Will probably stick with oil as it probably requires a total dismantling of the tube to complete a first time grease.
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    MikeMelb replied to the thread P6B S Project Car.
    Boy that is bad. I have a slight split in mine which we have managed to tape and glue up, with a new one in the boot (trunk) bought...
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    MikeMelb replied to the thread P6B S Project Car.
    Yep, just wasn't sure when you said "Down here coreflute is not nearly robust enough". I'd actually bought the corflute at Bunnings to...
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    MikeMelb replied to the thread P6B S Project Car.
    Not sure where "down here" is but perhaps it is the rougher side of the city? Anyhow the coreflute pictured (sorry about the quality of...
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    MikeMelb replied to the thread P6B S Project Car.
    Still reckon that apart from the original cardboard Coreflute is the best bet. Flexible, easily worked and the correct colour. But each...
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    MikeMelb replied to the thread P6 Seat Adjustment.
    The seat is adjustable for height, via spacers and longer bolts, which might help resolve your problem if nothing else works.
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