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Old 05-04-2006, 12:40 AM   #1
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Chaosmobile goes on Seaquel Diet

Spent a few days with Gav over the weekend. After much consideration; I'd decided to have the floor in my Phantom the traditional 'stepped' way.

(1) on a cradle.....stripdown has started
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Old 05-04-2006, 12:41 AM   #2
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(2) - Crestomer

Dont think Trios had any intention of me seat plynth moving
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Old 05-04-2006, 12:43 AM   #3
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(3) - Gavster on the missing

thought he was avin a kip............... infact he was cutting out the bow tank
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Old 05-04-2006, 12:45 AM   #4
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(4) Butcher

top floor all gone to rear bulkhead in front of underfloor tank
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Old 05-04-2006, 12:47 AM   #5
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(5) - Easy Tiger!

I didt say take it ALL out!

bit late now
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Old 05-04-2006, 12:49 AM   #6
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(6) progress

Chine box floor routed to countersink half-inch ply seat plynth. Custom shifter panel bonded in place.
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Old 05-04-2006, 12:53 AM   #7
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(7) - meanwhile back at the business end

Chaos has been busy hacking all the excess metal off of the trailer (and skin off his fingerz!).

Wanted to drop the boat 6 inches + onto new trailer bunks
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Old 05-04-2006, 12:54 AM   #8
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(8) - time for a Kebab

good job its a 3.5ton trailer
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Old 05-04-2006, 12:54 AM   #9
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(9) - couple of coats

of oxide primer
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Old 05-04-2006, 12:56 AM   #10
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10 - Grandad does a bunk

TD puts in 20 minutes hard graft, 17 of which where drinkin Tea & eating all my fookin Twix's!

yeh....cheers Tone'
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Old 05-04-2006, 01:00 AM   #11
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(11) - Glassed-up

All exposed areas have been glassed-over. Rear Seat frame adapted and bonded in place.
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Old 05-04-2006, 01:03 AM   #12
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12 - Go Go Go with the flow

All unwanted areas hav been masked-off, Previous floor finnish painstakingly removed & floor keyed in preparation.

Dust hoovered & all surfaces acetoned before the boy wonder hits the cockpit with the smooth stuff
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Old 05-04-2006, 01:04 AM   #13
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(13) - All white?

base coat all finnished
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Old 05-04-2006, 01:07 AM   #14
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(14) - Handy Technique

A nice (un)even dusting of grey fleck before Gav hits-out with the Post-box red. Really is quite a nice slip-resistant finnish.
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Old 05-04-2006, 01:16 AM   #15
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(15) - Job Done

Trailer has 2 coats of red paint, Bunks are refitted direct to the frame & Ali chequerplate for the steps. A BIG thanks to Jono for providing some emergency Steel posts......... at 27 I really should know the difference between 25mm & 50mm (fookin putz!)


Another fine Job by Gav, lets load her up & head off home.

Cheers mate
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Old 05-04-2006, 08:33 AM   #16
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Looks lovely dude.
I see you have copied me, thats a lovely shifter panel
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Old 05-04-2006, 09:34 AM   #17
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Whose is the 2 door mk2 escort in the background on one of the shots?
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Old 05-04-2006, 10:42 AM   #18
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Escort: theres a Mk1 & Mk11 enthusiast opposite Gavs Unit

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Has MkI MkII & Mk III's

http://www.northern-angels.co.uk/bir...ort-andrea.htm
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She looks like a four door - easier for rear access!
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