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ONBOARD A (60 YEAR OLD) FORD

  
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ONBOARD A (60 YEAR OLD) FORD

 
ssssingo ssssingo
New User | Posts: 28 | Joined: 04/13
Posted: 08/22/13
05:53 AM

Thought I'd share with you a little video I made to prove that after 5 years of resto my New Mexico import F1 is alive and kicking on all 8 cylinders

...and seemingly enjoying our UK weather (unlike some)

enjoy

click for video  

ssssingo ssssingo
New User | Posts: 28 | Joined: 04/13
Posted: 08/22/13
09:25 AM

Thought I has better share with you some of the pics of my build so you can see why I am so pleaseed to finally get behind the wheel of my old gal.

Interior as bought
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At home on the streets of London when I first started the deconstruction
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Lowering using CPP dropped beam and Posies dual flex springs
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The feature I did in UK Custom Car Magazine
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The starts of the resto
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Post paint rebuild
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ssssingo ssssingo
New User | Posts: 28 | Joined: 04/13
Posted: 08/22/13
09:40 AM

Making card templates to transfer the shapes onto birch ply for my new roof bows
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Sample material tested with vinyl hemming. (the cat is suitably unimpressed)270605 183651888361825 1982547 N Zps45f8fac5[/URL]

Timber roof bows stuck up with Sikaflex bonding allows for flex
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The finished roof
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ssssingo ssssingo
New User | Posts: 28 | Joined: 04/13
Posted: 08/22/13
09:46 AM

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ssssingo ssssingo
New User | Posts: 28 | Joined: 04/13
Posted: 08/22/13
10:04 AM

A fashion shoot that the truck was used for for Reiss Menswear in the UK. At the time I worked with Car Magazines so it was a real eye opener to see how the fashion industry go about photographing a car different to us automotive boys.

Arrival at the studio ( not usually a trailer queen tho)
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ssssingo ssssingo
New User | Posts: 28 | Joined: 04/13
Posted: 10/07/13
05:47 AM

40s versus 50s Ford?
Paint versus Patina?

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And the good ole British weather ends play
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ssssingo ssssingo
New User | Posts: 28 | Joined: 04/13
Posted: 10/28/13
08:34 AM

At the docks finally arrived from New Mexico
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New home on the streets of London
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MoT inspection time
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Piece by piece
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ssssingo ssssingo
New User | Posts: 28 | Joined: 04/13
Posted: 03/04/14
05:19 AM

Finally made steps to finishing my interior / door cards.



LOCKING DOWN ANY VIBRATION WITHIN THE DOORS SO I DON'T HAVE TO CUT ANY NEW HOLES FOR THE AUDIO







...SOMEONE SEEMS TO APPROVE
 

ssssingo ssssingo
New User | Posts: 28 | Joined: 04/13
Posted: 03/04/14
05:19 AM

Confused  

ssssingo ssssingo
New User | Posts: 28 | Joined: 04/13
Posted: 03/04/14
05:20 AM

Having a nightmare adding pics from flickr now??!  

wayne712222 wayne712222
User | Posts: 180 | Joined: 10/13
Posted: 03/04/14
12:08 PM

i have an issue once in a while like that.. something in the anti spam settings in the server. i will see if i can talk to somebody about it.


you have done some really nice work..

i love the wicker headliner..