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Offline Anthony Mullinex

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My Other (88 S2a) Project
« on: March 02, 2014, 07:21:48 pm »
Looking pretty old and generally knackered, Hopefully It shall have a new lease of life again soon   lkebtn























Lots of work needed, really needs a new chassis  hsscd, probably be a different wagon by time im finished

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Re: My Other (88 S2a) Project
« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2014, 07:26:26 pm »
And where im up to so far on the strip down:

Rear stripped:



Engine out: (Anyone want a rough old 2.25P?  whstle)



Box Out:



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Re: My Other (88 S2a) Project
« Reply #2 on: March 03, 2014, 11:50:02 am »
Good stuff. Looks like it should fix up nice.

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Re: My Other (88 S2a) Project
« Reply #3 on: April 07, 2015, 09:37:34 pm »
Just sorting through old pics why not update with what little progress of the strip down

Rear axle off, started cuttin out rot too see whats left:



Front axle & bulkhead off





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Re: My Other (88 S2a) Project
« Reply #4 on: April 07, 2015, 09:52:33 pm »
a wee bit of welding to do then dude
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Re: My Other (88 S2a) Project
« Reply #5 on: April 07, 2015, 09:57:40 pm »
So this is whats gone and what we're left with, think a new chassis or a mirracle is in order





But good new is I'll be living at home again in august so many late nights with a few of these planned and hopefully progess will pick up:








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Re: My Other (88 S2a) Project
« Reply #6 on: April 07, 2015, 10:04:12 pm »
 lkebtn ing the progress on this one, lot of work in a short time... Keep the updates coming

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Re: My Other (88 S2a) Project
« Reply #7 on: April 07, 2015, 10:29:21 pm »
Well I got this one to learn to weld, thinking I may have been a wee bit optimistic. fp1

As for not a lot of time I first got this in 2013  whstle

Trouble is I work away from home mon - fri atm so im time poor, but all that will change in aug when my contract will be terminated  stg (voluntarily that is lol) also got another project on the go which has took all my space up
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Re: My Other (88 S2a) Project
« Reply #8 on: April 07, 2015, 10:44:22 pm »
As said good progress, I am retired and I would still be sat looking at it.
Someone else with more than one project.........

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Re: My Other (88 S2a) Project
« Reply #9 on: April 07, 2015, 11:36:20 pm »
Ha ha cheers, well I have good intentions, if uts not sat in my garage awaiting repair it will just be someone elses, or the scrappys  jwdrp

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Re: My Other (88 S2a) Project
« Reply #10 on: April 08, 2015, 11:52:20 am »
Just go for it, mine was about the same as yours if not slightly worse, I hadn't welded for ages so was a bit rusty to start with but you soon pick it up.

Just get some 2.5-3mm plate and start boxing it back up, you will be surprised how much better it looks with a few of the gaps filled.
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