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Re: Otodats President

Postby Otodat » Sun Dec 09, 2018 4:55 pm

Got some rust converter over everything this weekend plus inside A pillars and front of chassis. Will put cavity wax in these areas after front is painted.Image

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Re: Otodats President

Postby ginga-dato » Mon Dec 10, 2018 9:50 pm

I wouldn't bother cavity waxing the front until the whole car has been painted if you are doing it in a spray booth. If you cavity wax before hand, it can go runny again while on the bake cycle in the booth and either pool in the lowest point or run out of any drainage holes. Just a heads up

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Postby Otodat » Tue Dec 11, 2018 10:01 pm

Yep good call, am going to have crack at painting it at home

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Postby Otodat » Wed Dec 19, 2018 8:04 pm

Got this in primer, been doing a little bit of sanding as time allows ImageImage

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Postby Otodat » Fri Dec 28, 2018 4:24 pm

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Re: Otodats President

Postby Otodat » Fri Jan 04, 2019 11:32 am

Been trying to find new subframe bushes for the last month. All I’ve managed to get so far is sway bar bushes and two washers for the front of the subframe not sure what to do next
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Postby Otodat » Fri Jan 04, 2019 11:48 am

The trouble with what I have is I am not the first guy in here by the looks
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The front round bushes are miss-matched and have a grinder cut down each side to get them to fit the hole. These are 55mm round by 38mm deep. One of the square blocks for the back has been hand crafted out of something and while it looks the same size on the bench when put into the subframe it sits at least 5mm higher
This block is 62mm by 74mm

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So yeah that would explain the banging when hitting larger bumps and the sometimes vague/unpredictable steering.
So I guess good second hand is the best bet at this point, perhaps 330 Cedric might have similar bushes. If anyone has something please let me know

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Re: Otodats President

Postby brocky41 » Tue Jan 08, 2019 10:32 pm

Can you buy rubber in blocks from like para rubber etc - may be able to make your own new ones. Ive answered your help listing as ive got spare 330 260c parts and that sub frame looks suspiciously the same.

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Postby Otodat » Sat Jan 19, 2019 5:53 pm

Been putting things back together. Taken alternator and starter to auto sparkie for an overhaul, had the brake master cylinder overhauled, I left the remote brake booster with them to but they said they couldn’t get a kit for it and never seen one before which sucksImageImageImage

Have also painted the bits of the front subframe that I can’t get to when it’s bolted in and modified the stray rear bush to sit in level with the other side may have to end up using it yet
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Postby Otodat » Mon Jan 28, 2019 5:59 pm

Quiet weekend, dragged these out and gave them a clean up and that’s about itImage

Will probably look at a few jobs on the engine this week. Still have the dash to put into the car but need to figure out the vacumn controlled heater/cooling a bit


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