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fishead

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FISHYS PHASE 1 PROJECT
« on: 13:28, Sat 02 May 2009 »
fair bit to do, but it now runs an drives, which is a lot more than it did !
reconned the head, recon carb rewired the engine loom, moved the aei [it was a proper shit state] did a bit of tidying under the bonnet, flushed the oil & cooling system, new filters ect ect fitted an interior [wrong one i know, but its fairly clean & tidy]. thats as far as i've got at the mo



















now got a new turbo on it waiting to be set up, jus refurbed a set of top mounts ect an got a set of shocks an springs, hopefully will make it look a lil bit better.

if anybody knows how to get paint off plastic body kits without damaging it ???

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Re: FISHYS PHASE 1 PROJECT
« Reply #1 on: 13:37, Sat 02 May 2009 »
Looking good - you've tidied that up nicely :)

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if anybody knows how to get paint off plastic body kits without damaging it ???


Do you mean remove the paint completely back to the bare arches the Ph1's had? Could be difficult. It'd definitely be a chemical treatment if there is one. There are automotive paint srtippers available but only usually for painted metal. I'd phone round and ask. :?  :wink:

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« Reply #2 on: 13:51, Sat 02 May 2009 »
Nice colour.

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« Reply #3 on: 22:35, Sat 02 May 2009 »
I've been waiting for this thread since Mike said you'd bought it at that Aylesbury meet  :D
It's coming on nicely.
I don't know if you'd get the kit back to standard, it could've been flattened back for it to be painted.

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« Reply #4 on: 23:51, Sat 02 May 2009 »
Tony looking good matey.

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« Reply #5 on: 20:44, Sun 03 May 2009 »
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I've been waiting for this thread since Mike said you'd bought it at that Aylesbury meet  :D
It's coming on nicely.
I don't know if you'd get the kit back to standard, it could've been flattened back for it to be painted.


nah jus blown over, is flaking off in places but has stuck well in others. have tried blasting it with a high pressure steam cleaner but leaves it patchy, tried costic bath. all the paint strippers i've looked at say they're harmull to plastics

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« Reply #6 on: 00:15, Mon 04 May 2009 »
would sand blasting work, or would it destroy the plastic?

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« Reply #7 on: 15:43, Mon 04 May 2009 »
depends what you blast it with. ive not found anything suitible in the right quantities yet