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  1. The end of the carpet work!

    Just about done with the carpet now. The B'pillar was tricky, and still not quite as good as I hoped, but I think it will do :-)

    Updated 06-29-2013 at 06:20 PM by CanberraBJ8

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  2. Carpet work

    Just finished (actually re-did) the last of the floor carpets. By the time I've finished the car I should just about have got it down pat... I've re edged a number of the sections, and am still tempted to redo the first of the simple sections (main floor left- passenger side). But it can stay for the time being.

    Drivers floor rear:



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  3. Muffler back on!

    Not a lot achieved yesterday - got a cold, which had dented my effectiveness..

    However, I picked up the muffler which has had the tail pipe cut off and a section of it rejoined to provide the bend for the side exit. I got a coat of silver heat paint, and looks good - I only meant it to be an interim solution while I find a more appropriate muffler (a little...lot... bigger so as for long distance driving comfort), but suspect it'll be fun for a bit, or until the Law gives me ...
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  4. a few photos

    So I managed to sew the edging to the top of the rear carpet section yesterday. Difficult due to the size of the carpet piece. It doesn't want to cooperate when running it through the sewing machine. The machine is doing reasonably well despite only being a domestic sewing machine. It struggles pulling the needle out of the carpet if the speed of feed is to slow. Then the belt slips - i think it probably could be fixed with a different diameter belt pulley - as both more torque and a slower more ...
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  5. Daimler SP250 frame reinforcement

    Quote Originally Posted by alfa33047 View Post
    I have an early 1960 Daimler SP250 (A). I need to strengthen the frame by adding box tubing under the body under the doors and attach them to the outside of the main frame rails. I am looking for drawings, dimenions or pictures. I have looked all over the internet and couldn't find anything. b_close@hotmail.com Mesa, Arizona
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