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Old 04-03-2020, 09:38 AM
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Default S54 project.

Hello all, I haven’t been here since I sold my S50 a very long time ago.
A couple of years ago at swva I bought an S54 and since then it’s just sat in the garage.
I’ve finally got round to sorting her out and she’s been sent to a guy I know in Italy to clean her up. He started work yesterday so I’ll post up the pics he’s sending over as soon as I figure it out.
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Old 04-03-2020, 09:43 AM
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Old 04-03-2020, 10:11 AM
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Cheers Dave.
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Old 04-03-2020, 01:10 PM
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[IMG]690A1564-54F7-43AE-8315-1AB65C64EF47 by Ross Britten, on Flickr[/IMG]
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All looks a bit grim.
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Old 04-03-2020, 02:42 PM
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Looks like its ready for some TLC, good to see these cars now being taken care of
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Old 05-03-2020, 01:46 AM
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The only good thing about the rise in value from when I last owned one is that I can justify going nuts and having all the work done.
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Old 05-03-2020, 07:47 AM
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Can I ask what your plan is for the diff? I think the flakey rust is quite a common scenario, I inspected mine when it was last on a ramp and it wasn’t dissimilar. The casing is thick which is its only saving grace. Just wondered if you were going to remove all the rust and paint/treat it or just replace, which I know is on the pricey side.
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Old 05-03-2020, 11:34 AM
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The plan is to do what you said and remove as much rust as possible by hand, strip it down, sand blast it and the respray. I'll attach a link below to show roughly whats going to be done.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qeMIh9mGwRY
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Old 05-03-2020, 11:43 AM
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The last few mechanical bits were removed last night and today its heading over to the body shop.

90254C81-DCD1-4259-BA8C-B3396A68F2CB by Ross Britten, on Flickr
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