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  • #46338
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    Tony
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    Got the jamb sorted out:

     

     

     

    #46382
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    Torchie
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    Door jamb and all the workmanship is looking great Tony.

    I understand about the motivational and funding issues but keep at when you can.

    Looking forward to seeing more…..

    Torchie

    #48033
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    Tony
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    Now the pass door is swinging and latching, I was excited enough to put the top on the door, even though I haven’t finalised the push button mech. It will be easier to do with no door top, so I’ve just roughly cut this door top and tacked it in for effect. I’ll take it off, do the button mech then put it back on properly.
    Of course there was a hiccup with this thing. Unlike the drive side where everything fell into place, I discovered the top of the jamb below the gutter gets deeper toward the front. So much so that at the top off the A pillar there was more than a 1/4 inch between the door top and the gutter. It threw everything out. The solution was a pie cut from 3 inches in front of the B pillar to 3/4’s of the way down the A pillar. With this closed up, nature could then take its course.

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    #48053

    Nice Tony!

     

    Dave

    Jus' creepin' along..

    #48745
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    Tony
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    Door buttons now function!
    I made up this bell crank paddle thingie to operate off the button:
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    Looking from outside:
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    From the door top, you can see how the button clears the glass channel and the latch and the bell crank lever (left) that will need to pull down on the latch lever (right.)
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    Made up another direction change lever and something to mount it on the door safely below the window travel:
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    And so it is (and better still, it works!)

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    #48746
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    Rik Hoving
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    Clever…. I love it.

    Thanks for the explaining pictures.

    Enjoy the beauty of Customizing

    #48762

    Great Tony. Now I just have to copy it

    #48835
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    Quentin Hall
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    Not only are you handsome, but you are smart as well. We could start a club.

    #48998
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    Tony
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    I have been filling holes on the 38/39/40. The cowl at the moment, so that would be 38. Both sides had rust through where the hinges mount, there was a hole for an aerial plus the vent. More holes on the firewall still to go, I’ll get there eventually.

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    #49000
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    Rik Hoving
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    More progress… GREAT!

    Enjoy the beauty of Customizing

    #51105
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    Tony
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    Still fiddling away. Had a couple of hours on the weekend so I thought I’d finish the tops of the door B pillar. There’s some whacky alignment on the right because I found more lead under the blue paint. Damn! Just when you think you have things lined up. Oh well…at least it’s progress. Nothing filler won’t cure.

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    #51134
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    Torchie
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    Progress is still progress even if it is just “Fiddling” away.  🙂

    Looking good.

    Torchie

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