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Jon

United Kingdom
221 Posts

Posted - 10 Mar 2014 :  18:53:21  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
LOL not now im self employed and opened up Jon's Autos! Im so busy mate with customers cars ive had to shelve it in my other workshop. Ive collected a few nice parts for it though since. Ive own about 12 classic cars and most are road worthy so it keeps me busy.Ive also started reproducing some body panels for hillman avengers,lotus sunbeams,lancia delta evo and many more. Im looking at doing some hunter stuff to.
Here is some of my stuff on our website:

www.classiccarpartsandpanels.co.uk
www.facebook.com/classiccarpartsandpanels
The range is growing all the time

Edited by - Jon on 07 Feb 2016 00:06:54
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JPSH120

United Kingdom
1036 Posts

Posted - 07 Mar 2014 :  10:14:02  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Any more progress Jon, it's been a while!

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Jon

United Kingdom
221 Posts

Posted - 27 Nov 2012 :  09:47:10  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Bit of an update not on the car but my new 3 car garage which will mainly be for storage and not work as ive got my workshop garage for that


Just need to tile the floor now but thats a job for next year

Hillman Avenger MK1 GT,
Commer PB Pick-Up,
Commer PB Panel Van,
Commer Auto sleeper,
Triumph Stag MK1,
Chevette HS x2,
Lancia Delta Integrale,
Fiat Mk1 Uno Turbo,
Rapier Fastback,
MGZR Xpower grey MK2,
MK6 Ford Escort LX 1.8d van,
MK5 Transit 2.5td 150,

Edited by - Jon on 27 Nov 2012 09:48:18
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sanchaaze1

United Kingdom
48 Posts

Posted - 23 Jul 2012 :  22:02:55  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
jammy so and so...nice one looks like my welder is beckoning:0]

man with garage of a thousand mouse holes
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Jon

United Kingdom
221 Posts

Posted - 09 Jul 2012 :  23:32:45  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Just a very small update,the building of the extension is going well but would be alot better if it were to stop raining!!

Any way im now the proud owner of two "steel" wings

One new old stock passenger



One used drives that i need to do some fab work to



Hillman Avenger MK1 GT,
Commer PB Pick-Up x2,
Commer PB Panel Van,
Dodge spaceavan Auto sleeper,
Triumph Stag MK1,
Chevette HS x2,
Lancia Delta Integrale,
Fiat Mk1 Uno Turbo,
Here are some of my previous restos: http://www.turbocollective.net/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=49&t=1643&sid=e955c8d8a55dcf5aac9b7e2509ead07c
http://66.129.69.181/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=4594
http://66.129.69.181/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=4966&whichpage=1
Commer td conversion http://66.129.69.181/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=5275
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JPSH120

United Kingdom
1036 Posts

Posted - 19 Apr 2012 :  20:22:14  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Jon

quote:
Originally posted by JPSH120

quote:
Originally posted by Jon
Really need some metal wings for it to for when i get back on it as its going to hold me up



Alpine West Mids have various repair sections for these - maybe you could make up some wings out of various panels. I don't like your chances of finding and steel wings

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I here what your saying regards wings, but I manage to find a nos front panel so im sure there are some wings out there somewhere


Well you never know, you might get lucky.

I managed to pick up a pair last year in a job lot (including a car) but they are the only ones I have ever seen for sale and that is over the last 20 years!

I hope you do find some, the resto deserves some!





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Jon

United Kingdom
221 Posts

Posted - 19 Apr 2012 :  13:37:56  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by JPSH120

quote:
Originally posted by Jon
Really need some metal wings for it to for when i get back on it as its going to hold me up



Alpine West Mids have various repair sections for these - maybe you could make up some wings out of various panels. I don't like your chances of finding and steel wings

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I here what your saying regards wings, but I manage to find a nos front panel so im sure there are some wings out there somewhere
I did have some second hand ones lined up off here but it seem they have disappeared?? tried calling them and emailing them but to no avail??

Hillman Avenger MK1 GT,
Commer PB Pick-Up x2,
Commer PB Panel Van,
Dodge spaceavan Auto sleeper,
Triumph Stag MK1,
Chevette HS x2,
Lancia Delta Integrale,
Fiat Mk1 Uno Turbo,
Here are some of my previous restos: http://www.turbocollective.net/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=49&t=1643&sid=e955c8d8a55dcf5aac9b7e2509ead07c
http://66.129.69.181/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=4594
http://66.129.69.181/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=4966&whichpage=1
Commer td conversion http://66.129.69.181/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=5275
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JPSH120

United Kingdom
1036 Posts

Posted - 18 Apr 2012 :  13:09:31  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Jon
Really need some metal wings for it to for when i get back on it as its going to hold me up



Alpine West Mids have various repair sections for these - maybe you could make up some wings out of various panels. I don't like your chances of finding any steel wings

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Edited by - JPSH120 on 19 Apr 2012 20:18:44
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Jon

United Kingdom
221 Posts

Posted - 17 Apr 2012 :  23:40:00  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Shes tucked away in my other workshop at the old dears
Im just in the process of building a two storey extension with another double garage so all the cars have been shelved for a few months. Ive gone from metal and welding to bricks and morter lol
Ive also brought a mk5 smiley face transit 150 which im doing a total resto on. Its not far away now just needs painting inside and out. Always loved the mk5 transit and getting hard to find good ones these days. I have to keep the wife happy to, Lol.
She will leave me alone again once shes got her new bedroom with en suite
Really need some metal wings for it to for when i get back on it as its going to hold me up

Hillman Avenger MK1 GT,
Commer PB Pick-Up x2,
Commer PB Panel Van,
Dodge spaceavan Auto sleeper,
Triumph Stag MK1,
Chevette HS x2,
Lancia Delta Integrale,
Fiat Mk1 Uno Turbo,
Here are some of my previous restos: http://www.turbocollective.net/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=49&t=1643&sid=e955c8d8a55dcf5aac9b7e2509ead07c
http://66.129.69.181/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=4594
http://66.129.69.181/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=4966&whichpage=1
Commer td conversion http://66.129.69.181/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=5275
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JPSH120

United Kingdom
1036 Posts

Posted - 14 Apr 2012 :  08:21:23  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
What's been happening Jon, any more progress to report?

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Jon

United Kingdom
221 Posts

Posted - 17 Jan 2012 :  22:25:15  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Little update:








Just tried the front panel on for fit



Hillman Avenger MK1 GT,
Commer PB Pick-Up x2,
Commer PB Panel Van,
Dodge spaceavan Auto sleeper,
Triumph Stag MK1,
Chevette HS x2,
Lancia Delta Integrale,
Fiat Mk1 Uno Turbo,
Here are some of my previous restos: http://www.turbocollective.net/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=49&t=1643&sid=e955c8d8a55dcf5aac9b7e2509ead07c
http://66.129.69.181/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=4594
http://66.129.69.181/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=4966&whichpage=1
Commer td conversion http://66.129.69.181/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=5275
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bigt80

United Kingdom
937 Posts

Posted - 06 Jan 2012 :  19:33:13  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Yes, I know what you're saying & I'd have saved them all if I could have done over the years. Fantastic work there, really enjoying the thread and you taking time out to do the pics and post them .Keep it going!
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Jon

United Kingdom
221 Posts

Posted - 01 Jan 2012 :  12:32:48  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Its special alright its made it back from the dead twice! Accept this time it wont need doing again as will only have light use
I no what your saying about something a little more solid,and yes i agree but there all the same when you start cutting bits off here and there, the end of the day they were rusty from new! At least this way I no every inch is solid and done right.Its also keeping another one alive that would have been scrapped by many people.

Heres an update:



















Hillman Avenger MK1 GT,
Commer PB Pick-Up x2,
Commer PB Panel Van,
Dodge spaceavan Auto sleeper,
Triumph Stag MK1,
Chevette HS x2,
Lancia Delta Integrale,
Fiat Mk1 Uno Turbo,
Here are some of my previous restos: http://www.turbocollective.net/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=49&t=1643&sid=e955c8d8a55dcf5aac9b7e2509ead07c
http://66.129.69.181/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=4594
http://66.129.69.181/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=4966&whichpage=1
Commer td conversion http://66.129.69.181/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=5275
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bigt80

United Kingdom
937 Posts

Posted - 31 Dec 2011 :  19:31:38  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by 1922

I'm very glad to see this particular Rapier has found a good home!
I really must get in the garage and get on with mine...





Was it a special one? It's a great job being done, but I have to say I would have got something more solid to start with. Still with talent like that, anything is possible! Keep up the good work Jon.
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Fastback Thomas

Belgium
423 Posts

Posted - 15 Dec 2011 :  11:58:01  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
and I know some stuff about the stag and triumphs.. so we should be able to make someting work!

'68 sunbeam rapier fastback {B341006846 OD/LHO}
I like a car that looks normal but really knocks your socks off!!
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