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  1. Sons storm complete and had its first day out at edition 38.

    The vr6 was great on the a roads .... its been fun getting the car to this stage.
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  2. Front sub-assembly time

    Last Thursday was spent changing over the front sub-assembly. As with the rear axle, the aim was to recover the one fitted to the car so it could be refurbished and then refitted, along with all new components, bolts and fastenings. So this work is just an interim position. It was a long day, starting at 10.00 and finishing at just after midnight. Not finishing was not an option as the garage space was needed on Friday morning.

    I have been fortunate to have access to a professional ...
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  3. Rear axle refurb

    Right, on with the refurbished rear axle with new discs, bearings and bushes. This is a temporary measure while I refurbish the axle that was on the car which is not as corroded and will look as new when coated. Then it can all be refitted and the initial one used for the Silver VR. Double the work, but the car needed to be mobile for the MOT and due to storage demands.

    Given it looked as though nothing had been undone in 17 years, all went well except for: stripping the head off ...
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  4. And we are off...

    Quote Originally Posted by neuon2003 View Post
    Time for an update. Grab a brew...

    Having had a long think about what to do with the two VR's, I have decided to keep the red one as a 'Collection/Concourse' car and use the Silver one for some contemporary updates I fancy. So, the red one will be put back to factory condition, put in long term storage/preservation and sold for a profit in 10-20 years as a classic. Time will tell if this is a smart idea.

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  5. It's all about the red one, for now

    Decided it was about time to catch up on what has been happening with the VR's. For now, I'll concentrate on the red one as it's easier.
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