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Just dwindling down on my backlog of 1000 unread posts. Awesome progress on your wagon!
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Yes i'm still alive,
I've had a vacation in the usa, and when i was home a lot of work and personal things to do first.

And a lot of parts back home.

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Nice pics Ralf, did you get a ride in my old car? It is the turquoise coupe with white interior. I Can't wait to see progress on your car.
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Am-Iron wrote:Nice pics Ralf, did you get a ride in my old car? It is the turquoise coupe with white interior. I Can't wait to see progress on your car.

:tu: Yes Allen, drove them all !!


Made some last prgress on the body, all seals are in, went to the paintshop, but they are on holiday for 3 weeks, so no paitn for me :doh:


Start cleaning the valve's from black dirty non smooth to shiney and smooth, 6 down, 6 to go
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Valve's are all done, Time for the pistons, Cleaning them them all, 2 done & 4 more to go :tu:
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Clean all the pistons, and weight them, there is 0,21 ounces (6 gram), thats not bad i think.

950 gram - 33,51 ounces
952 gram - 33,58 ounces
956 gram - 33,72 ounces
954 gram - 33,65 ounces
950 gram - 33,51 ounces
952 gram - 33,58 ounces

Soon more :tu:
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Figure out all the engine parts, clean some more and check if i have everything, soon we are going to build it up.

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more parts are off to the powdercoater, and we are ready for painting the floor under the car, so lot of things, less posts hahaha

:ty:
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What a journey! Keep at it, there's a light at the end of the tunnel. Looking good :tu:
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Yes, I / we just keep on going, someday it will be done, :ty:

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Engine build up started

New Bearings, Isky 260 all cleaned out case ready for more
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1 Case ready for the cillindars
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1 down, 5 more to go
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all done, ready for some pistons
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2 pistons in, thats for today, this week the the other pistons.
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The last pistons are in.

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Fase 1 engine assembly done
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ready for fase 2
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Stay tuned soon more!
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CLEAN :tu:
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cad-kid wrote:CLEAN :tu:
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Got the rims back from the powdercoater, all done ready for some tyres

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And a lot of other parts back from the powdercoater, i took some pictures a lot more parts

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looks good so far. Nice going.
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Yes thanks BigTwin


Tempeture is still nice outside (pretty warm for the time of the year) so we took the change and paint the bottum of the car. ofter this there will be a undercoat and all is done, also the inside bottum - inside roof and trunk will be done (day later)

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mhhhh strange different corvair

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Ready for paint, 1 2 3 GO!

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Today the inside, and after this back to the engine again :woo:
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