In the workshop at present

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Grumpy Northener
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Re: In the workshop at present

#151 Post by Grumpy Northener » Fri Mar 17, 2017 9:51 am

Major delouse / dust down of workshop whilst the bodyshell was outside - round 2 sees the remaining panels put into primer as of last night with along with a load of minor / small metal parts / fittings - this just leaves about 10 internal metal window surrounds which have been bare metaled but require priming at some stage but I need to concentrate on the outer / closure panels first
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1937 Jowett 8 - Project - in less pieces than the Jupiter
1943 Jowett Stationary Engine
1952 Jowett Jupiter - In lots of peices http://Jowett.org/
1952 Jowett Javelin - Largely original
1973 Rover P6 V8 - Original / 22,000 miles

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Re: In the workshop at present

#152 Post by Grumpy Northener » Mon Mar 20, 2017 6:48 am

Bonnet, boot, osr wing & several minor metal parts prepped & painted
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1937 Jowett 8 - Project - in less pieces than the Jupiter
1943 Jowett Stationary Engine
1952 Jowett Jupiter - In lots of peices http://Jowett.org/
1952 Jowett Javelin - Largely original
1973 Rover P6 V8 - Original / 22,000 miles

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Re: In the workshop at present

#153 Post by Grumpy Northener » Mon Mar 20, 2017 6:55 am

We have a logistics problem with getting the car to the NEC for the show - space is tight in the van so the rear axle - built up as a sub assembly was fitted to the car on a temporary basis it will be removed when we get to the show - same thing for the front suspension - although for movability the transit axle / wheels will stay on the front - the red wheels on the back axle are temporary and will be exchanged for a set of rims that I will put into the green body colour
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1937 Jowett 8 - Project - in less pieces than the Jupiter
1943 Jowett Stationary Engine
1952 Jowett Jupiter - In lots of peices http://Jowett.org/
1952 Jowett Javelin - Largely original
1973 Rover P6 V8 - Original / 22,000 miles

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Re: In the workshop at present

#154 Post by Grumpy Northener » Mon Mar 20, 2017 6:59 am

My fellow Jowett sparing partner Keith was with me on Sunday so I took full advantage of him - once I had fitted the bulkhead webbing & bonnet hinges he gave me a hand to fit the bonnet
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1937 Jowett 8 - Project - in less pieces than the Jupiter
1943 Jowett Stationary Engine
1952 Jowett Jupiter - In lots of peices http://Jowett.org/
1952 Jowett Javelin - Largely original
1973 Rover P6 V8 - Original / 22,000 miles

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Re: In the workshop at present

#155 Post by Grumpy Northener » Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:11 am

Must invite more visitors as the workshop becomes more civilised with tea & biscuits, front bumper bar irons were fitted followed by the bumper & over riders - with some minor shimming we got the fit aligned - bumper was then removed for fitting at a later date
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1937 Jowett 8 - Project - in less pieces than the Jupiter
1943 Jowett Stationary Engine
1952 Jowett Jupiter - In lots of peices http://Jowett.org/
1952 Jowett Javelin - Largely original
1973 Rover P6 V8 - Original / 22,000 miles

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Re: In the workshop at present

#156 Post by Grumpy Northener » Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:14 am

Bonnet was then flatted & polished
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1937 Jowett 8 - Project - in less pieces than the Jupiter
1943 Jowett Stationary Engine
1952 Jowett Jupiter - In lots of peices http://Jowett.org/
1952 Jowett Javelin - Largely original
1973 Rover P6 V8 - Original / 22,000 miles

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Re: In the workshop at present

#157 Post by Grumpy Northener » Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:29 am

The boot lid was fitted along with the rear wings - wings fitted on a temporary basis to check for the bumper iron fit and alignment (these travel through apertures in the wings) the irons required quite a lot of fettling / shimming along with the brackets - the rear of the car had suffered a shunt at some stage in it's life and whilst I had all the panels realigned whilst undertaking the restoration I knew that the bumper mountings / brackets to the rear would require some reworking to get the bumper alignment / end wrap alignment equal to the curvature of the rear wings - The wings need to come back off to enable the piping bead to be fitted but I don't intend to undertake this until the show - again for logistical reasons the wings will go on the car to the show as this the safest way of transporting them without damaging the panels / paintwork - osr wing was flatted and polished - I flatted the bootlid but I have a paintwork defect that I am not happy with hence the boot will be repainted
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1937 Jowett 8 - Project - in less pieces than the Jupiter
1943 Jowett Stationary Engine
1952 Jowett Jupiter - In lots of peices http://Jowett.org/
1952 Jowett Javelin - Largely original
1973 Rover P6 V8 - Original / 22,000 miles

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Re: In the workshop at present

#158 Post by Grumpy Northener » Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:34 am

Couple of images detailing the torsion bar suspension set up - rears travel horizontally behind the rear seat whilst the fronts pick up from the lower suspension arm and run down the inside of the chassis rails
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1937 Jowett 8 - Project - in less pieces than the Jupiter
1943 Jowett Stationary Engine
1952 Jowett Jupiter - In lots of peices http://Jowett.org/
1952 Jowett Javelin - Largely original
1973 Rover P6 V8 - Original / 22,000 miles

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Re: In the workshop at present

#159 Post by Grumpy Northener » Thu Mar 23, 2017 10:25 am

Not too much done on the Javelin so far this week as I had a modern booked in for repair - none the less I have managed to get the remaining 5 panels that were in primer flatted and ready for paint - the modern is finished - just have to give it a quick wash off and go and deliver it and I can start to get the remaining panels looking shiny this afternoon
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1937 Jowett 8 - Project - in less pieces than the Jupiter
1943 Jowett Stationary Engine
1952 Jowett Jupiter - In lots of peices http://Jowett.org/
1952 Jowett Javelin - Largely original
1973 Rover P6 V8 - Original / 22,000 miles

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Re: In the workshop at present

#160 Post by Grumpy Northener » Fri Mar 24, 2017 11:02 pm

All 4 doors prepped & painted along with the nearside rear wing
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1937 Jowett 8 - Project - in less pieces than the Jupiter
1943 Jowett Stationary Engine
1952 Jowett Jupiter - In lots of peices http://Jowett.org/
1952 Jowett Javelin - Largely original
1973 Rover P6 V8 - Original / 22,000 miles

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