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about to get sterted on this machine for the winter[:)]

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its got a few rusty bits on the way[:(]

so to catch it before it gos to far[:(!]

going to need a few bits of ye:s so anyone with a few bits ye want rid of let me know[:P]

first have to get rid of this lot out of me garage[8D]

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jim nolan

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  • 2 years later...

been a while , but i finaly got back to this project of mine :rolleyes:

progress to date !

made room in the garage & started the strip down ,

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what lurks beneath :)

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under the vinyl

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the not so bad bits

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and got a chance to go at it , yesterday & today !

stripped the wiring loom & dash apart .

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previous owner wasent very tidy in the wiring department :angry:

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dash out

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engine bay cleared

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gonna put her back origanel :)

dunno if i,ll put back on the vinyl though ?

will see how i go , but for now ill do a full & complete strip down & get all the rot sorted .

will keep her the same colour and hope to bring it back to sr spec with fuel injection

& 5 speed box .

this is my very first manta i had and im gonna bring her back to life !

have this one around 10 years now , so when im done hopefully she,ll out live me :D

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great to see another sr living i have an 81 model but strugglin to get origional bumpers for it so now i have seen yours with gte bumpers it doesnt look to bad thumbsup.gif so a think mine will have a gte look about it cheers wullcool.gif

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great to see another sr living i have an 81 model but strugglin to get origional bumpers for it so now i have seen yours with gte bumpers it doesnt look to bad thumbsup.gif so a think mine will have a gte look about it cheers wullcool.gif

They're about, stick a wanted ad on the forum, I bet someone has a set of black platstic ones they will let go. I picked up a set for mine a while back no probs.

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great to see another sr living i have an 81 model but strugglin to get origional bumpers for it so now i have seen yours with gte bumpers it doesnt look to bad thumbsup.gif so a think mine will have a gte look about it cheers wullcool.gif

if im right , i think robbie has a set for sale !

give him a try :thumbup

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