56 Ford with damage!!

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Re: 56 Ford with damage!!

Postby arni » Thu Jan 04, 2018 3:33 pm

Got the seriously complicated interior done!!!!!!!
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Decided that she has a single steering wheel system...
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As said got her etch primed last night,nessc to get the paint to bond to metal.
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The left fender has had a clout..
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Re: 56 Ford with damage!!

Postby arni » Thu Jan 04, 2018 7:25 pm

Made a harness for the driver,it near went across the room!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Re: 56 Ford with damage!!

Postby arni » Fri Jan 05, 2018 5:10 pm

Got the wheel,gear shift and batteries done black.
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Threw some paint at the shell.
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Together..
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Re: 56 Ford with damage!!

Postby arni » Sat Jan 06, 2018 3:26 pm

Changed the colour..
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Some of the decals.
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Decided to use the 'hackney' licence plate.
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Plus some 'computer cab' stickers - how 80s...
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Re: 56 Ford with damage!!

Postby arni » Sat Jan 06, 2018 9:38 pm

Playing around with wheels,sometimes you see fancy alloys on an old beater!
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Got the illuminated taxi sign onto the roof.
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Re: 56 Ford with damage!!

Postby arni » Sun Jan 07, 2018 3:14 pm

Here's a few taxi pics I took while living in Belfast.
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Some geezer in green looking for a taxi...
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Re: 56 Ford with damage!!

Postby arni » Sun Jan 07, 2018 5:23 pm

Got a few more decals on,next to the taxi is the Escort stock car - same scale!!
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Re: 56 Ford with damage!!

Postby arni » Sun Jan 07, 2018 11:11 pm

Got the essie sprayed Tamiya british (racing) green.
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Re: 56 Ford with damage!!

Postby arni » Mon Jan 08, 2018 5:31 pm

Got the Cosworth BDA engine assembed.
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She is sponsored by a garden centre.
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Funny thing....The tyres are not centred properly meaning the wheel looks like it has a wobble on..
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Re: 56 Ford with damage!!

Postby arni » Mon Jan 08, 2018 11:14 pm

Filled in the mirror mount on the door( lhd ) and just touched it in,pics tomorrow.
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