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1969 Herald 1200 Restoration

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2012 & 2013 - getting a bit more done....

2012 I thought I’d write a few more lines about what has been going on lately. I started writing this at Easter, but am now revisiting this in August! Over the Jubilee season, I felt that the car had been lurking in the drive for long enough and I needed to get it solid enough for a summer MOT and maybe return to the detailed bodywork and painting and later.     This summer, I’ve been re-fitting the seats and some interior trim. It’s amazing how that made the project look like it was prog

Stuart R

Stuart R

Summer 2013 - the final push!

2013 Rain again! Got very wet changing the oil this week, so gave up working in the drive earlier this week and put finger to keyboard...   More progress over the last few months and it's looking like there's a good chance that we may make it Stafford in a Triumph.   My last big hurdle was to get the passenger door repaired. The bottom of the doorskin looked like it had been previoulsy repaired, but there were now many holes in the bottom of the door frame as well. It seemed as if the sploo

Stuart R

Stuart R

A revived old thread from 2010....

Here's an attempt to re-create a thread I wrote on the old TSSC forum, concerning the (ongoing) restoration of my Herald. This seems the best place to put it now...   The story starts with with my 1966 12/50 Convertible, which I bought as a second car in 1998. Maybe I should have steered away from a non-standard build, but I didn’t realise that no such model existed. It did have a proper convertible rear tub and was in better condition than the other genuine 1200 convertible I was looking to

Stuart R

Stuart R

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