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#1 JamesC

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Posted 08 July 2012 - 05:54 PM

Having finally bought myself a new Moonland VXT this weekend as an ongoing useable project there are a few jobs I want to crack on with first of all. Mechanically the car is pretty good, geometry needs setting up and I want to try to find a good road setting for the GAZ gold dampers, as they seem very stiff at present. But besides those I want to have some scratches and chips repaired. The front end has been done and looks superb but the worst areas all appear to be confined to the rear, lower section of the clam. Is it possible to have just this section repainted or it is a full clam job? Could anyone recommend a good bodyshop in the West Midlands?

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Posted 08 July 2012 - 06:56 PM

Mike Harris at Sports Car Services.
How bad is it, may get away with a blow over..


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Posted 08 July 2012 - 07:02 PM

The clams are actually two pieces joined together so nice and easy to mask off the lower half.

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Posted 08 July 2012 - 07:06 PM

Mike Harris at Sports Car Services.
How bad is it, may get away with a blow over..


Mike Harris has his own business now, Westgate Classics.
http://www.westgateclassics.co.uk/ thumbsup

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Posted 10 July 2012 - 12:45 PM

Did you buy this off Stephen Hardy at Rowlands Gill by any chance?

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Posted 10 July 2012 - 12:48 PM

I did, picked it up on Friday

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Posted 10 July 2012 - 01:25 PM

I did, picked it up on Friday



was it on pistonheads 10650

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Posted 10 July 2012 - 02:05 PM


I did, picked it up on Friday



was it on pistonheads 10650


Yeah ended up getting what I felt was a good price for it though. Havent had time to have a real good look over it just yet but should be a nice winter project.

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Posted 10 July 2012 - 03:00 PM

I did, picked it up on Friday


Had my silver NA from him back in January. Got a good price on that. He had the turbo you have bought on the drive at the time - looked very nice.
Hope you enjoy it - must say I'm more than a little envious, they look nice in moonland - and that extra power - nuf said.

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Posted 12 July 2012 - 12:05 PM



I did, picked it up on Friday



was it on pistonheads 10650


Yeah ended up getting what I felt was a good price for it though. Havent had time to have a real good look over it just yet but should be a nice winter project.


looked realy nice example from the pics mate.what you got planned

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Posted 12 July 2012 - 12:47 PM




I did, picked it up on Friday



was it on pistonheads 10650


Yeah ended up getting what I felt was a good price for it though. Havent had time to have a real good look over it just yet but should be a nice winter project.


looked realy nice example from the pics mate.what you got planned

Not a great deal, I want to refresh the suspension over the winter and would like to go to stage 2 but thats it really. Just got out as much as I can and enjoy it!

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Posted 12 July 2012 - 02:22 PM

good stuff...hope all goes well any help give us a shout




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