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Sutty2006

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Bought another carlton!
« on: December 19, 2015, 05:53:43 PM »
Saved this one. Came up for sale on a social media website and the vultures (banger racers) nearly got their hands on it, but I intervened and bought it to save. I have the intention of fixing it up for MOT and then selling it on as I already have one!

So far it needs

Exhaust welding and re hanging
Auto choke sticks on
interior light inop
o/s mirror glass broken
tyres

And some welding to o/s/r sill end.

 



 More progress as and when. Started by giving it a clean inside. ITS MANKY!!

0795omega

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Re: Bought another carlton!
« Reply #1 on: December 20, 2015, 08:29:17 PM »
nice project you have there,well done for beating banger racers to it,far too many sound useable cars out there getting destroyed! was a big fan of mk1 and 2 granadas cars they love to race!

Sutty2006

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Re: Bought another carlton!
« Reply #2 on: December 21, 2015, 11:03:33 AM »
Id love a mk2 granada. Try finding one now  >:(

0795omega

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Re: Bought another carlton!
« Reply #3 on: December 21, 2015, 04:33:55 PM »
they do turn up on e-bay,but like all fords of that era are going for stupid money!!

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Re: Bought another carlton!
« Reply #4 on: December 21, 2015, 08:36:01 PM »
Looks a nice project, I bet you will do it up and then wont be able to bring yourself to sell it! lol

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Re: Bought another carlton!
« Reply #5 on: January 14, 2016, 12:45:35 PM »
Tell that to my missus. ?. I only have three and I get headaches! :D

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Re: Bought another carlton!
« Reply #6 on: January 16, 2016, 05:28:00 PM »
weather has been crap of late. But the last few days ive been able to do abit of work to get it ready for mot.

I found a big hole in the n/s/r sill.



The exhaust was blowing and the rubbers had fallen off.



Patched it up then rehung it with new rubbers. Exhaust isnt brilliant but will get it through test.



Then i jacked the back end up, and could smell fuel! Pipe by the rear axle on N/S had spring a leak. So got that sorted



new pipe



All the tyres are shot. So Im putting 195/70r14 on instead of the razor blade 175/80r14...




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Re: Bought another carlton!
« Reply #7 on: January 16, 2016, 10:04:13 PM »
its coming on nicely