Glenn's collection of unfinished projects

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Glenn's collection of unfinished projects

Post by 93fxdl » Sat May 11, 2019 2:05 pm

Everyone has things they start and never finish, I have taken this to a new level with an overabundance of unfinished projects.
First on the list
Fungus the bogeyvan
My T4 with unfinished bodywork, paint, interior, or rather just about everything.
Rex the caddy
Caddy van with unfinished interior and polishing.
Sandra the sandrail
Finish building, wireing, again just about everything.
Jean the jeans beetle
You name it, it needs doing.
These are the big 4, there's also two motorcycles, an off-road buggy, a two post lift and assorted minor oddments.
Pictures to follow but don't hold your breath
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Post by 93fxdl » Sat May 11, 2019 2:24 pm

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Fungus and Rex basking in the sun
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Post by 93fxdl » Sat May 11, 2019 4:44 pm

Have given fungus another attack with the polish, still looks crap, but at least mostly shiny crap. Have tar spots up the left side, some of the "repars* by previous owner at rearing their head with paint that is cracking, so will have to be fully removed before I can carry on not finishing the paintwork. Rex was a bit shiny but now covered in pollen and polish dust.
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Post by 93fxdl » Sun May 12, 2019 1:47 pm

Another small job done, wired in the resistors to stop the led indicators flashing at warp speed, tried fitting them ages ago, but me being me I tried them inline and they didn't work, found out they need to be connected in parallel, so a session of soldering iron and crimping pliers and my front led running lights/indicators are now working as I wanted them to
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Post by 93fxdl » Sat Nov 30, 2019 5:26 pm

Various bits have progressed, but me being me, not too far, the Harley is broken again, various motorcycle parts are in assorted states of disrepair.
The advances have happened with buggy build, a Facebook ad scored me some nos chunky tyres, an engine cradle and chassis stiffeners, the tyres came on a brace of centerline style wheels, local tyre place did a swap over into my wide gt wheels.
A quick attack of wheel paint later gives me
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Post by 93fxdl » Sat Dec 14, 2019 7:24 pm

Another of my part finished jobs is fitting rotating captains chairs to Fungus. I had picked up a full set of seats from a Kia sedona some time ago, fitted the mid seats up front of fungus but only 1 armrest and no swivel.
Got some swivel bases from ebay about a year ago and carried on doing nothing about it.
Last few days did a bit of eyeball measuring and even broke out the angry grinder !! Hopefully a bit more grinding and some sparky stick should see them ready to fit
My IT skills strike again and cannot add the pictures
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Post by BenGould » Sun Dec 15, 2019 11:12 pm

I have re-posted the picture guide to the club chat forum.

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Post by 93fxdl » Sat Feb 01, 2020 7:30 pm

Struggling with sorting the wiring loom for my buggy build, had problems finding a good way to seal the electrics from muck and water, was thinking of using a Tupperware box, but it did not fit with my vision for the build, had a bit of an epiphany when I remembered I had some 50cal ammo boxes which would fit with my plans.
All I need to do now is knit all this multicolored spaghetti together and fit it into the box.
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Post by McRod » Sun Feb 02, 2020 7:49 am

The wiring on my Beetle was far and away the biggest challenge i had during it`s resto.

You have my deepest sympathies. :D

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Post by 93fxdl » Thu Feb 27, 2020 6:13 pm

Maintaining my record of unfinished projects, the buggy wiring has hardly changed, but moved things forward with " fungus" well forward might be a bit of an exaggeration, sideways might be more apt.
Some marketplace browsing scored me this
It's from a Nissan 4x4 so will need some brackets making them it can be attached
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