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About garytipping

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    Gary Tipping
  • Birthday 14/04/1949

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    Ali bodied pre-lit. chassis 35 of 132.
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    Crossflow to Sigma Conversion

    I used these from CBS.
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    Cobra 427 Build

    Just caught up with this. great thread @KugaWestie keep it up! Gary
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    Pre Lit Ally bodied - Build Thread

    Really enjoyed my run out in it this afternoon. The crossflow hauls it along a treat!
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    Pre Lit Ally bodied - Build Thread

    Thought I would try some different seat configurations, as a I have the original bench seats. Prompted to do this by the post from @nice_guy looking for a car that the description fits mine in many ways. Hadn't thought much about selling it just yet , but there's always that next project! If I decided to sell it, how on earth to I price it? Also fitted the screen, and also tried it without the headrests. Sure I'll settle on the best combination eventually.
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    It's about time...

    If you get over your fear of aluminium, here's a picture with the windscreen and bench seats!
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    Hi Stephen, @Marto303 is in Milton Keynes.
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    Recent snap of your Westfield

    Loved it! Still grinning now, but I have been out again. Just had to turn the rear dampers up a couple of clicks, but all good other than that. Down side of fitting inner wings on the rear, had to take the boot box out to get at the dampers! Cheers Gary
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    Recent snap of your Westfield

    First drive out today.
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    Pre Lit Ally bodied - Build Thread

    Thanks all, and thanks to @Marto303 for the stunning paintwork! I think I'll fit the standard screen as I have one, but I think brooklands aero screens would suit it. Might possibly change between the two. I couldn't fit the screen until the rear wing were in place as I need to position the side screens, which will give me the position of the screen, there are no reference point on the scuttle. Had a little run round some local lanes, nothing fell off! managed a little squeal from the tyres changing to second, which added to my grin. Gets a bit exciting above 50 with no screen or helmet!
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    Pre Lit Ally bodied - Build Thread

    Panels on the car and ready for its maiden voyage.
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    Back in the game....

    Great to see you back on it. Gary
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    Life with a Westy – the early days...

    Hi, Welcome, I have a similar combination of a Cayman and an old school Westfield. Both great fun in very different ways! I've just fitted headrests for IVA. I had some 5mm aluminium plate machined and a local upholsterer made up the pads.
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    Pre Lit Ally bodied - Build Thread

    Just collected my panels from @Marto303. They are stunning!! Now to get them on the car.
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    Pre Lit Ally bodied - Build Thread

    Thanks Martin, it's looking great! Can't wait to get them on now. See you in the week. Cheers Gary
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    Pre Lit Ally bodied - Build Thread

    Looking forward to next week, but dreading fitting them on!

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