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    russell keach replied to the thread McCopy mk 5.
    Andy, when you are retired...you have all the time in the world. I also have to keep reasonably close to home with our little life`s...
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    russell keach replied to the thread McCopy mk 5.
    Nah Terry, the tops look vintage enough, quite similar to the original Fiat ones. The body plug is next. Cheers
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    I have revised / remade the front lower wishbones.....a great improvement I feel sure. Made from 25mm x 3.4mm seamless pipe on surplus...
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    russell keach replied to the thread McCopy mk 5.
    As I said before, the MX5 lower fronts were just plain butt ugly so have rebuilt them from 25mm x 3.4 seamless pipe and they weigh 1 kg...
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    russell keach replied to the thread McCopy mk 5.
    Hi Leon, good to hear from you...thought you had gone to ground. Sorry but no to Big Boy`s Toys as I was not there. I think my first car...
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    The reason for the transverse is two fold, one is that its old school and two that its more compact than the origional MX5 spring and...
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    Well it`s always a pleasure bolting shiny new bits and bolts into a nicely painted frame. Got most of the running gear in place now so...
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    russell keach replied to the thread RCR visit.
    Best wishes John, we can really understand what this means to you, enjoy! Russell and Carol
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    russell keach replied to the thread Uprights.
    John, not sure where you are located but Holden Commodore rear bearings are a better option as they are wider and handle the V8 options...
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    russell keach replied to the thread McCopy mk 5.
    Well we are onto what should be our second to last certification check and the usual small bits to appease. Just done an official sound...
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    Now this is what a real paint job looks like, the boys at Spraywell have done a magnificent job considering the amount of prep that was...
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    One step forward, 3 steps back. After much discussion with the paint expert / salesman, I bought some of a new Aussie brand of super...
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    Well we managed to get Carol back across to Aussie to visit the grand kids, a bit tiring but done. So now some time back in the shed...
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