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  1. DamianZ28

    New Project begins, 1974 P6 3500 V8

    Updated pics if they load, on going rust repair to inner wings, next will be red oxide, UPOL stone chip & coat of chassis satin black :)
  2. DamianZ28

    1974 3500 Automatic

    Must be a thing with the Almond and almost identical registration numbers, mine is OTT 202M although now in the throws of resto, started new thread back in March just after buying the car: New Project found, 1974 Almond P6 3500
  3. DamianZ28

    New Project begins, 1974 P6 3500 V8

    Hi mrtask, thanks for the nice feedback, yes its not the most pleasant of tasks, I'm actually using a handheld gas blow torch not heat gun as stated, just tickling it so it scrapes of easily, a few burns in the process ! It'll paint the whole underneath in red oxide, lay on new UPOL stonechip...
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    New Project begins, 1974 P6 3500 V8

    works from down loading from my phone...what a PIA !
  5. DamianZ28

    New Project begins, 1974 P6 3500 V8

    Cant load the pics as it says the file is too large, the normal Jpegs stored on my work PC, the others were ok , any ideas ?
  6. DamianZ28

    New Project begins, 1974 P6 3500 V8

    Update if the pics work as am not paying for Photo*ucket, being naïve as don't even know the monthly charge, anyways, the LT77 box is fitted and seems to work on testing while on axle stands n ramps with no prop shaft connected which is a good result. Started to strip car down for welding, front...
  7. DamianZ28

    My mean green hornet

    Hi Jim, looks amazing ! A great challenge but will be fantastic once done, will be watching with envious interest, love your unit too, brilliant way of building a workshop!
  8. DamianZ28

    SD1 V8 engine and P6 BW35 auto box for sale

    Now Sold.
  9. DamianZ28

    P6 V8 rear main oil seal.

    Thanks P! :-)
  10. DamianZ28

    P6 V8 rear main oil seal.

    Sorry one more thing, do I need to drain the oil ? I cant remember as always had the engine out and stripped down.
  11. DamianZ28

    P6 V8 rear main oil seal.

    Fab, cheers
  12. DamianZ28

    P6 V8 rear main oil seal.

    Quick question, l have the auto box off my car as converting to LT77 5spd manual, car is 1974 model with the later rubber rear main crankshaft seal, seams fairly dry but can l replace it without having to remove sump and rear end cap? Thanks Damian
  13. DamianZ28

    2000/2200 Pedal box wanted for manual conversion

    Its start! much appreciated! thank you :-)
  14. DamianZ28

    2000/2200 Pedal box wanted for manual conversion

    Hi mate, that would be really helpful, many thanks indeed
  15. DamianZ28

    SD1 V8 engine and P6 BW35 auto box for sale

    Have this listed, can end early if anybody is interested, also not listed will be also for sale the BW35 box from my P6 V8 with the shifter/rods and flex plate once I remove it from the car, has no reverse though so good for spares. Rover V8 SD1 Engine & P6 V8 BW35 Autobox. Collection only! |...
  16. DamianZ28

    2000/2200 Pedal box wanted for manual conversion

    Does anybody have a 2nd hand pedal box from a 2000/2200 P6, see my link below to show what I bought last time in 2014, will need the connecting rod too as the clutch master cylinder will going next the brake Master/C. The brake rod connecting is fine as that is what I used last time. Cheers...
  17. DamianZ28

    New Project begins, 1974 P6 3500 V8

    Hi guys, progress is slow due to various DIY projects but want to get going on the manual SD1 conversion. Does anybody have a 2nd hand pedal box from a 2000/2200 P6, see my link below to show what I bought last time in 2014, will need the connecting rod too as the clutch master cylinder will...
  18. DamianZ28

    New Project begins, 1974 P6 3500 V8

    Picked up the car Sunday, much better than I expected, unmolested and original so really pleased, needs brakes sorting and the auto box has no reverse but I'll be swapping it out for the manual LT77 one. Only bad rust seems to be the OS rear door and few scabs on the NSR door, looks to be very...
  19. DamianZ28

    New Project begins, 1974 P6 3500 V8

    Thanks MrTask, yeah it'll be not to dissimilar to the red car but it'll be longer build as lots of house stuff to do and as much as l love my dear wife she has as lovely habit of letting the paint dry then changing her mind. But she has let build a nice new garage, buy an SD1 engine n LT77 5dpd...
  20. DamianZ28

    New Project begins, 1974 P6 3500 V8

    Quick update, collecting the car on the 10th March, will post some pics once it's here, big thanks to Harvey for the link.
  21. DamianZ28

    New Project begins, 1974 P6 3500 V8

    Hi guys, sorry for late reply but thank you all for the suggestions, have hopefully secured the almond auto P6 in Sevenoaks, after lengthy chats with owner who is a true petrol head and a genuine love of old classics, it sounds a good solid car with genuine low miles and few previous owners...
  22. DamianZ28

    New Project begins, 1974 P6 3500 V8

    Hi everybody, been a while since I was last on here so good to post this! So yes looking for another project, budget will be around £2500-£2750 which I know isn’t much by today’s prices as everything that is considered a classic is now a ridiculous high price. So what I would like is another...
  23. DamianZ28

    1972 P6 V8 - The Lush

    Hi Martin, How's it going and how's the car ? have you done much more in the last year?. I now have new garage and driveway and even better have just acquired an SD1 V8 engine and LT77 5 spd box, complete with all the mountings ect. My lovely wife bowed down to my pressure (winging) about...
  24. DamianZ28

    1972 P6 V8 - The Lush

    Hi Martin, Nice to see you and the car back on the forum, I don’t use it much now but occasionally have browse. A pain in the butt with the gearbox but sounds like you’ve got it sorted. Great to see it looking in superb condition! the paint match looks really good, I know the cellulose that...
  25. DamianZ28

    1972 P6 V8 - The Lush

    Hi Martin, will you be at the show on both days? I'm attending Sunday so look forward to meeting you and seeing the car again :D
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