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Forum: Car Restoration   10-04-2019, 11:43 PM
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Posted By Lawso
I’d agree with you, red is the outer sill, blue...

I’d agree with you, red is the outer sill, blue is the middle.
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   09-06-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,919
Posted By Lawso
Ok, for what it takes to put the door on I’ll do...

Ok, for what it takes to put the door on I’ll do it. I guess better to be sure now than find it’s out later.
Cheers.
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   09-06-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,919
Posted By Lawso
So here you see the steel sat on and against the...

So here you see the steel sat on and against the old sill, one to the front and one to the rear for reference.
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   09-06-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,919
Posted By Lawso
Before welding in the inner and middle sill I...

Before welding in the inner and middle sill I have a question; before I cut the old sill out I braced the shell, I then set pieces of steel on top of the inner sill and up against the flange where...
Forum: Picture Room   08-20-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 5,236
Views: 2,722,205
Posted By Lawso
now it really is hard to take your eyes off the...

now it really is hard to take your eyes off the car in that picture!
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   08-10-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 71,022
Posted By Lawso
Very neat, you must be well pleased with that.

Very neat, you must be well pleased with that.
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   07-29-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 987
Views: 431,939
Posted By Lawso
All these different wheels look great but......

All these different wheels look great but... original steels do look just right.
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   07-29-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 987
Views: 431,939
Posted By Lawso
I’ve seen these many a time but I’m really liking...

I’ve seen these many a time but I’m really liking them in this picture, maybe it’s the colour of the car? Or a perfect side on shot... dunno but it looks great!
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   07-16-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,919
Posted By Lawso
Top repair panel done now. Just got the A post...

Top repair panel done now. Just got the A post panel flange to repair to the arch panel then the inner sill can go in. Even though there’s still so much to do I feel like I’ve achieved my first...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   07-16-2019, 04:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,919
Posted By Lawso
Before fitting the new inner sill I had to...

Before fitting the new inner sill I had to address the corrosion on the front inner arch panel , this in turn led to addressing corrosion higher up and into the bulkhead corner and scuttle area. Each...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   07-14-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 31,543
Posted By Lawso
Ahh, it had flexible hoses, this allowed me to...

Ahh, it had flexible hoses, this allowed me to make sure the bleed nipple was at the highest point.
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   07-13-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 31,543
Posted By Lawso
Try this...

A while back I had a similar experience on car (not an Alfa) I’d fitted a new calliper, pads and discs. I couldn’t get a good pedal however much I tried, after fitting a new master cyl the problem...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   07-09-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,919
Posted By Lawso
So after what feels like forever I made a start...

So after what feels like forever I made a start cutting out rusted metal today, I’m starting on the o/s sills. First I cut out the outer sill and took photos of the original welds/fitment of the...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   07-09-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 71,022
Posted By Lawso
PM’d

PM’d
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   06-12-2019, 04:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By Lawso
I seen a red one up north on the M6, J44 last...

I seen a red one up north on the M6, J44 last week, not sure if 2000gtv, 1750 or Gt junior. It’s the first I’ve ever seen out on the roads and it looked stunning.
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   05-12-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 71,022
Posted By Lawso
Job well done!

Job well done!
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   05-11-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 71,022
Posted By Lawso
Any further detailed measurements or pics needed...

Any further detailed measurements or pics needed let me know.👍
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   05-11-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 71,022
Posted By Lawso
I measure 33mm wide. Hope the pics are of help.

I measure 33mm wide. Hope the pics are of help.
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   04-02-2019, 04:00 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,555
Posted By Lawso
I’d agree. At some point the rust will show its...

I’d agree. At some point the rust will show its self on the outer sill surface, at that point I’d start replacing metal.
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   03-29-2019, 04:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 947
Posted By Lawso
That front plate looks really well, standard UK...

That front plate looks really well, standard UK plates look awful on these cars (my opinion) as they are too large.
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   03-29-2019, 01:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 947
Posted By Lawso
So they’re UK plates but just spaced like Italian...

So they’re UK plates but just spaced like Italian ones..I like it and they look great. what’s on the front, regular or square plates?
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   03-07-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,060
Posted By Lawso
Pardon my ignorance, I’m still learning about...

Pardon my ignorance, I’m still learning about these old Alfa’s! but what’s special about a 1969 model?
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   01-29-2019, 01:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,306
Posted By Lawso
There looks to be blue under the seat base? Is...

There looks to be blue under the seat base? Is there any trace of a weld across the floor where the two colours meet? The gearbox/prop tunnel is a single piece panel so shouldn’t have a weld across...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   10-11-2018, 04:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 960
Posted By Lawso
Psk, thank you for that reply, it’s just what I...

Psk, thank you for that reply, it’s just what I needed to be told. From when I first bought the car and read restoration threads on here I thought “I can do that” I can already weld, just not...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   10-11-2018, 12:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 960
Posted By Lawso
Agreed it’ll have to be cut out, think I new that...

Agreed it’ll have to be cut out, think I new that really but was half hoping someone would say “oh that’ll be fine it’s not a problem” I’ll work on it with the hope that I’ll find a new one...
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