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Great work Wayne - good progress!

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So that’s the wiper panel,bonnet,front panel all sanded ready for a dry coat of paint 

Got fed up with sanding, so l l thought if l can make the rear trim panels look better,Put some car carpet on the trim ,looks a lot better 

Have got a o/s kick panel missing,Can l make one out of this photos 3 and 4

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You can make anything Wayne, with enough imagination and the will to succeed - good luck!

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I made both of my kick panels with 0.8mm sheet steel, drilled all holes and slots needed and got them powder coated black, then fitted the plastic service book holder on the passenger side one. Looks great.

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This is a piece of plastic fro a 25 litre container has the bend in it so l have a go as the cost is time only, if it works will post some photos 

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So tonight sanded the front wings,and spoiler.

Had some news this week, The garage is going to be coveted into a small flat by the end of year ,so no more garage 

When the Sticky is done, l will be up for sale, Already have the Bandit up for sale 

I also have a few 2.0 Manta parts that will have to go

Life can change so quickly 

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Nothing done to sticky over the last week not going to anything next week. 

Just to let people know l have not given up 

 

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1 hour ago, 1200bandit said:

Nothing done to sticky over the last week not going to anything next week. 

Just to let people know l have not given up 

 

Taking a little break matey?

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Got a bit of a family problem at this time.

Looks like the garage will have to be turned into a room.

so manta will have to be sold when the paint is done 

The Bandit (which l have had for 16 years) has now been sold ,gutted 

 

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Hi Wayne,

I'm truly sorry to hear this. Family must always come first though, above absolutely everything.

Fingers crossed, things work themselves out for you soon and you can find a way to keep the car you searched so long for.

All the best matey  :thumbup

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You must be gutted after the time you were looking for a car then the work you done on it. Was good watching you work through it. Hope things work out. All the best.

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I am still going to finish sticky,Hopefully by the end of July.

Going to start working on sticky next week 

Then it will be sold .This is Manta number 8 

In a few years may be able to get number 9

Will stay in the club just to see what going on 

Thanks for the support 

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Going to sand the roof,boot lid tomorrow night,Will have few hours tomorrow 

Got to say goodbye to the bandit on Friday evening going to be a bad day 

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Chin up mate - every cloud.....

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