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Water Pump Failure Part 2

Tweet Water Pump becomes more than expected! So I have solved my issues with the water pump – took some time to find a replacement as there are several varieties for the 302W – used in the Mustang, light trucks … Continue reading

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Water Pump Failure

Tweet A Green Puddle Under the Car! Parked the car at the top of the drive while I moved another out of the way when I spotted a green puddle under the BeaXT! Clearly a coolant leak so time to … Continue reading

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DUE SOUTH – Cruising with the Veterans

Tweet In between painting and repairing the BeaXT I heard a community radio promotion for the local Veteran car club – they were planning a cruise on Sunday! I did a similar run with them with my daughter a few … Continue reading

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Sanding – Filling – Priming – Base coat – Clear coat

Tweet Step 1 – Remove Boot Lid and Sand So here we go! Not much to say really I think the photos show and say it all but the first day was all about preparation! Step 2 Base Coat First … Continue reading

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Gone Bush

Tweet Working Holiday! In August I was in the fortunate position of having to drive to the south west of the state – near Napier to be precise – to work and holiday at the same time! A family member … Continue reading

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New Windscreen In!

Tweet Laminated Windscreen Well the big day arrives and I gingerly drive the car through the morning traffic to the repair shop for the big fitting of my – laminated tinted windscreen! Every bump worries me as the lack of … Continue reading

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An Open and Locked Case!

Tweet Locked out! Went to get some gear from the car boot and found the lock was rather tricky to open with the key! I quickly realise that it is on the way out! Solution is a new lock after … Continue reading

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WINDSCREEN REPAIRS

Tweet In my last post I told the story behind the replacement of the windscreen 30 years ago due to a passing truck throwing up a stone and blasting the screen into hundreds of pieces! This post reveals the real … Continue reading

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WINDSCREEN WIPEOUT

Tweet Leaking Windscreen? It was on a drive back from the bush that I first spotted a little drop or two of water falling off the front trim inside the car! Strange? I know I have not driven in rain … Continue reading

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Water Water Everywhere!

Tweet You know that feeling when you have had 6 hours driving back from the bush and you are exhausted and yet so ready to fire the old girl up again just to hear the burbling old V8! First though … Continue reading

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