123ignition

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Old distributor worked satisfactorily, even though it was dirty inside and outside. After giving it a “good service” it did not work ok. Finaly, according to my strobo it missed cylinders 1 and 2 totally. An 8-step engine was not … Continue reading

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Releasing version 1.0

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Target for the first release was first of May. Here pictured before the test drive at the end of April. Yippee, we made it! New mirrors. Nobody seems to know what is the right one for an early Jensen. This is … Continue reading

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Mounting interior, door panels

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Doors are unique. Two doors, same measurements, same panels and arm rests, but so difficult to get the panels fit similarly. Arm rests First I thought to save and restore the old armrest, both were crushed but at least they … Continue reading

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Seat belts

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It is nice to reach your sun classes from the floor without stopping the car. Seat belts are not mandatory in a car that didn’t have them when leaving the factory. But if  installed, using is mandatory. There were original … Continue reading

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Ratti

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Steering wheel is “ratti” in Finnish. Case you wondered. And this is how it looked   Some eBay-purhasing and polishing and… Tadaa          

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Mounting interior, carpet

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301 means gray carpet. So nothing to choose here.   First you make a mess   Then you put someone to check the fit of the isolation layer. It may need some cutting.   Then we stick the isolation to … Continue reading

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Mounting interior, kick panels and sills

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Sills were painted black. In 301 they need to be silver. So lets spray!         Panels under the door are now based on plywood.   Kick panels needed a bit more work.   Panels are so ready for … Continue reading

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Mounting interior, rear seat area

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Time to start installing all those red things. Wheel housing comes first C-pillar panels follow   Time to push the parcel shelf with its molding to their place. First parcel shelf frame with the upper hat shelf (black), then the … Continue reading

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Exhaust system

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Just exhausting. Exhaust pipe was solid, but ugly. First I thought that new shiny tail pipes would do the trick. I even bought a pair. Then I learned they were wrong style. Old system Eventually I decided to get the … Continue reading

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Feeling trunk

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The boot then. It has those holes in its wall and panels were made of sprayed corrugated board. Paint was rough and dirty. Carpet was in fair condition. No tools or warning triangle (mandatory) present, but the spare wheel was perfect. … Continue reading

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