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Β So it's been a while since I have been on here, not fixed the escort yet, been busy doing diy, and fixing the transit so we could go to dragstalgia at the pod with the Willy's (which was faster up the strip than the escort) πŸ€” hope to change that though with some bigger nitrous jets πŸ˜‰.

Gonna have a move around tomorrow, so we can get the rs fixed, and see if we can get to the pod again before the end of season as time is flying by πŸ˜€

More soon.

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Had a swop about so i could play escort, pulled the rear brakes apart as we had some grinding at the pod, looks like my super lightweight caliper brackets are a bit on the skew, as the pads are not making an even contact on the disc, looks like im gonna make another pair of brackets πŸ˜•Β 

Didnt fancy that today though, so been playing with some sticky vinyl 😁

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5 minutes ago, YellowTaxi said:

Yep, Proper old Skool there.

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I like it.

How about a black pinstripe border to really bring the orange out.

yeah maybe, the yellow is not that visable in the photo's but it does show when your in front of it, i might try a black line to see what it looks likeΒ πŸ˜‰

cheers.

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Cheers mate

Been doing a bit more, so i just bought some vinyl off ebay and cut all these out by hand, no fancy computer cutter here at brownyspeedshop 😁.

I do have a new found respect for guys that do vinyl graphics for a living, Jesus it takes forever, bearing in mind i made paper templates and placed them on the car and moved them about till we were happy with the look, i did cheat and copy a pic off google and fast car mag that i found on ebay, but still a load of work, need to get some paint on the drivers door so we can get the other side done 😎20210831_205935.thumb.jpg.19d716159c1a0d24e07a715cd7267508.jpg

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  • 4 weeks later...

I been a bit of a busy boy lately, took the door off and managed to get it painted at work inside and out, got it re fitted tonight, so made a start on the drivers side stripes, rear brakes have new brackets made and the discs have had a bit of a skim

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Got the rest of the stripes fitted 😠 poxy job, weve decided to try and get to the pod for one last blast this year, aiming for the 23rd of October its a saturday night special so racing in the dark should be fun, hopefully will get some good pics, as we got no lights i ordered a 20 inch led lightbar off ebay, so tonight ive been wiring up a relay for when it arrives

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So weve booked tickets for the Saturday night special at the pod on the 23rd oct, got the light bar fitted and finished the wiring, also fitted the passenger seat, my youngest son has never had a drive of it, he is only going round the pits in it, but i still dont fancy crouching in the passenger side without anything to hold onto, so the seat is in for now, might even chuck a belt in it so maybe could take a passenger up the strip, got a couple of bits to do still, but also got a week off leading up to it so should be ok

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