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    Project Jack.......again

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    mrsbean

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    Project Jack.......again

    Post  mrsbean on Mon Mar 29, 2010 1:01 pm

    As you all know I have an on-going argument with my insurance company after Jack was broken into last year and he is back at the garage now awaiting whatever they will do to him.

    So project Jack (2) is by no means going to be a show winner (have not got the money) but I am hoping to do the following.....

    re-style engine bay....decided to keep this engine till its dead
    underseal and de-rust sills and underneath
    Grey carpet and re-trim the door cards with the original ones
    Re-furbish the wheels
    Stop the sunroof leaking (any ideas???!!)
    New dash and actually fit the guages.



    any other suggestions welcome.
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    tahitipunk

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    Re: Project Jack.......again

    Post  tahitipunk on Mon Mar 29, 2010 1:28 pm

    Yay Jack will live again!! Very Happy
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    rubex

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    Re: Project Jack.......again

    Post  rubex on Mon Mar 29, 2010 3:26 pm

    i have no idea how to stop the sunroof leaking mine doesnt it just gets condensation and sometimes ice on it and rains on me :/
    but sounds like hell be looking lovely Smile
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    electricjim

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    Re: Project Jack.......again

    Post  electricjim on Mon Mar 29, 2010 6:21 pm

    my first mini developed a leak with the sunroof, was always fine until i went round a left hand bend then i got wet. Sad

    I was told you can get a product that helps reseal it, sorry though i wasnt paying attention so im not sure what it is, maybe halfords does something for it?
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    steble

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    Re: Project Jack.......again

    Post  steble on Tue Mar 30, 2010 6:09 am

    i got the best idea weld it up Laughing
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    Tommy Eightfifty Huntbach

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    Re: Project Jack.......again

    Post  Tommy Eightfifty Huntbach on Tue Mar 30, 2010 8:13 am

    I FOUND THAT SILICONE SEALANT IS HIGHLY EFFECTIVE ON LEAKY WINDSCREEN, AND HIGHLY HILARIOUS TO USE AND GET RID OF EXCESS Rolling Eyes
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    mrsbean

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    Re: Project Jack.......again

    Post  mrsbean on Tue Mar 30, 2010 1:08 pm

    Yes silicone is currently smeared all around my sunroof as is vaseline.....Steve thats what I thought, but then thought about the arse of a job smoothing it and respraying it again and i am not too happy at the prospect of fitting another headlinging....it was a pain!!

    I did look into a roof panel and that is something I will concider when Jack has his next full re-build....if not a new shell.....(hum in another 25 years Jack will be as bad as triggers broom!!!)
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    mrsbean

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    Re: Project Jack.......again

    Post  mrsbean on Sun Apr 25, 2010 5:50 am

    Well got Jaxck back again on Tuesday and all looked ok, but after closer inspection I now have 3 different Silvers on him......gutted and so annoyed.....the assessor is coming back out as the decals are not on straight either. They also decided to power wash him, inflicting damage to the already lifting paintowrk on the other side....

    I am now either going to demand a full respray before L2B or my excess returned to me plus compensation....so fed up with it and fed up with not having my mini looking right.

    On the plus side.....Robert fitted my new dash (dial not yet woirking due to Jacks interesting electrical gremlins!)
    The remote start/stop seems to work again.....and I sprayed some silver metalic flecky stuff on my air filter box, fuse cover and wiper cover as I am starting to play about with tidying under the bonnet....

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