Project Binky E-18

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  1. Dave.0

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    Thanks Dave
     
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    Can’t wate to watch it!
     
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    That was good. They can’t do anything the easy was.
     
  6. agranger

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    I watch these guys and then weep for the poor mechanic who is handed this car in 20 years by a more-money-than-sense guy who is the new owner and says 'fix it'. With every part either hand-made or from a seemingly random car that had a part that looked like it would fit, this thing has to be a mechanic's nightmare! At least there is a lot of documentation...
     
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    I agree with Agranger…...wonder why they went to the trouble to use the Metro wiper motor when they already had a working Mini one, then they wouldn't have had to make the complicated slide mechanism. Just build a bracket and put it all together...….

    OTOH, I doubt this car will go on to anyone else, they'll probaby stuff it like they did the Celica. :cool:
     
  9. Dave.0

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    Because the old wiper motor was made by Satan himself. LUCAS ....hahahahaha.

    This car will not be sold to anyone, it will be a functioning show piece used for fun stuff.
     
  10. agranger

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    Yeah... we all say that it will never be sold, but dreams change, life gets in the way and kids or the IRS inherit our crap when we die...

    I get that they wanted an upgrade. The original ones look pretty shite and I too once said "Rain sensing wipers? Too lazy to reach a finger up to tap the wiper stalk? What's this world coming to?" until I had a car with 'em and I never want to go back. I'm not sure I'd spend the amount of time it takes to retrofit auto wipers to a 1960-era car, though... I'd be worried that so many side track projects would mean the project will never get done and on the road. I still have a handfull of Rufus projects that I put on the shelf to get him on the road and driving.
     
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    Not sure how quickly they are driving to get it on the road.. that said, agreed. Not sure I would retro that.. but cool they did. :D
     

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