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Re: White Fc Convertible

Post by DKWW2000 » Mon Jul 22, 2019 5:36 pm

Good work.....saving another vert is hard but you are winning W(p
I changed my soft pipes, on my S5 Vert, not long ago.........they were fine but I wanted the braided (from Hel) for peace of mind, I had already covered them in shrink tube for safety. I have taken a couple of pictures of the stock pipes for your info if that helps:-

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Re: White Fc Convertible

Post by richrx » Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:56 pm

DKWW2000 wrote:
Mon Jul 22, 2019 5:36 pm
Good work.....saving another vert is hard but you are winning W(p
I changed my soft pipes, on my S5 Vert, not long ago.........they were fine but I wanted the braided (from Hel) for peace of mind, I had already covered them in shrink tube for safety. I have taken a couple of pictures of the stock pipes for your info if that helps:-

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Thanks, I'll need to look into new pipes. Is there any reason there not all braided ?

Certainly will be alot harder than I imagined buying it back unseen... I'm not going for concourse but just solid.. Clean and safe ..

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Re: White Fc Convertible

Post by DKWW2000 » Tue Jul 23, 2019 8:20 am

The new Hel pipes I fitted are all braided.

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Re: White Fc Convertible

Post by richrx » Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:40 am

Ok so I'm pretty sure I've got all the parts off I need off. I have no excuses at all now but to get the Grinder out ... Scary times, a few more pics for interest since my writing isn't particularly interesting :crazy:

Before the car goes back together I'll need to spend time derusting and replacing bushes etc...

I'm not sure on the condition of the wings, they look pretty rotten at the bottom..

And I'm still undecided on hydrate 80 vs bilit hamber rust removal gel for after the rusts been grinded off as much as possible....

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Re: White Fc Convertible

Post by A7RXY » Sat Jul 27, 2019 2:55 pm

Good luck Rich , you have some work to do there. It'll be worth it when finished and there will be times you will wish you never started, but I'm sure all will be good in the end.
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Re: White Fc Convertible

Post by ian65 » Sat Jul 27, 2019 6:54 pm

it doesn't look too bad for a convertible... both of the verts I had were like sieves
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Re: White Fc Convertible

Post by richrx » Sun Jul 28, 2019 6:26 pm

ian65 wrote:
Sat Jul 27, 2019 6:54 pm
it doesn't look too bad for a convertible... both of the verts I had were like sieves
I thought it looked horrendous at first.. But I don't know if I've been smoking something or just getting used to the holes but I'm sure it's getting more fixable the more I look at it ...

The wings look like I'll need to do some sore of repair...

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Re: White Fc Convertible

Post by richrx » Sun Jul 28, 2019 6:29 pm

A7RXY wrote:
Sat Jul 27, 2019 2:55 pm
there will be times you will wish you never started
I hope not.. But my wife keeps telling everyone I've ruined it -haha- so I already wish I had never started... (hp)


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