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Mancona hatch now Finished!! Aug 2017


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Many many weeks have passed in prep, the car was straight but it needed massaging to get the lines perfect and seeing as the arches came from another car and the skirts I made from 4 standard manta sk

More work completed by Andrew, Loz and I over the weekend.Stripped and built the doors with the green glass I have been storing for years The paint looks stunning but the hardest part was done by

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Quick update, i last spoke to david last week who told me all welding was now complete and he is now preping the engine bay, i do not have any pictures to upload and hope david will upload some soon and give us all the update and pics we have been waiting for.

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So bit of an update, got the mancona back from mantasport, i ran all new fuel lines and fitted return to fuel tank, i also replaced all fuel tank breathers while i was there, new fuel pump and inline filter fitted, at this point we Had to call in Andy rutter for help installing the loom for the xe engine, we piped it all up and now have a running xe

I installed the electric sunroof my brother made and it works a treat, powersteering installed,prop shaft fitted progress has been slow but hoping to smash it over the coming months,I need to get some help uploading some pictures

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Yes that's my kadett back there that's another project for another day arches are off a mk1 astra that my brother Kevin Abbott made to fit the mancona just got hold of a cih engine for the kadett was going C20LET but to much messing about

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After I finish my current project (Firenza HPF) i'll start on my Kadett Coupe. I was thinking Saab turbo power? 

Arches look good on the hatch, might think about a change to mine at a later date.

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