Keith's red S1

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Re: Keith's red S1

Post by gt_james » Tue May 08, 2018 9:18 am

Very cool project, MOT exempt too! I was dead keen on this when I saw Ian posted the ad. I think of it was me I’d fit a manual box and paint it Mach green!

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Re: Keith's red S1

Post by DKWW2000 » Tue May 08, 2018 1:50 pm

That looks a good score Keith..........so what will be seeing at RRG,13b or SA :?:
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Re: Keith's red S1

Post by KiwiDave » Tue May 08, 2018 6:56 pm

myatt1972 wrote:
Mon May 07, 2018 10:49 pm
The car was originally red but a darker red than it is now, I'll probably go back to that colour I quite like it :D
....Generates a knowing nod from the red rx7 fraternity.... ;)
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Re: Keith's red S1

Post by myatt1972 » Tue May 08, 2018 7:46 pm

DKWW2000 wrote:
Tue May 08, 2018 1:50 pm
That looks a good score Keith..........so what will be seeing at RRG,13b or SA :?:
Your guess is as good as mine Pete 😂 somehow I doubt it will be the SA .
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Re: Keith's red S1

Post by myatt1972 » Tue May 08, 2018 11:31 pm

A few more pics......

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Clear as mud :lol:
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Re: Keith's red S1

Post by myatt1972 » Tue May 08, 2018 11:36 pm

I connected a battery today and to my surprise everything works :D Appart from the engine which appears to be locked solid :shock:
Ive also had to break into the car as both doors had seized mechanisms, there was also a broken door handle but I have one on its way to me from halfway accross the globe, didn't realise s1 handles were different. Always lots to learn :D
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Re: Keith's red S1

Post by KYPREO » Wed May 09, 2018 7:07 am

myatt1972 wrote:
Tue May 08, 2018 11:36 pm
didn't realise s1 handles were different. Always lots to learn :D
I wonder whether a 78 is different? I checked my parts catalogues and 79-85 are all the same part number. Left and right have different part numbers but are interchangeable (you just swap the plastic grommet to the opposite side).

PS...photos are great. The car has soo much potential.

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Re: Keith's red S1

Post by gt_james » Wed May 09, 2018 10:45 am

i don't know about yearly differences but US market handles are different to the rest of the world.

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Re: Keith's red S1

Post by KYPREO » Wed May 09, 2018 11:03 am

Hmmm 🤔 this is all new to me!!

These are brand new Oz spec handles from my collection, same part number as US and Japan. I checked in the parts booms

Do UK ones look the same?
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Re: Keith's red S1

Post by codge » Wed May 09, 2018 11:50 am

Funny red line on the speedo @ 60mph. For What?

Also that auto box would have tempted me Keith. As an old Josser, usually driving round laid back with my feet on the dashboard it would have really suited.

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