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Post  MK2 Mark on Sun Sep 15, 2013 8:00 pm

Hi all, recently bought a MK2 Scamp... You may know this car already..if I was to say Trevor from Telford.....that should give you a clue....
Been into kit cars for ages..owned various ones, gotta say that picking up the scamp and driving it home gave me the biggest smile on my face...
Have always loved them.. Just took me long enough to persuade the Mrs!!!!
Already started altering bits and bobs..looking forward chatting and meeting up...

Cheers

Mark

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Number of posts : 11
Age : 52
Location : Telford
Job/hobbies : Welder/fabricator.. Hobbies are anything with four wheels
Registration date : 2013-09-15

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Post  Mk3rob on Mon Sep 16, 2013 6:02 pm

Hi Mark
Welcome to the forum

I live in wolves just off the M54 J2
So if you have any probs feel free to give me a call (MP)

Regards Rob
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Post  MK2 Mark on Tue Sep 17, 2013 1:21 pm

Hi Rob...

Thanks for the warm welcome,

Hope to post some pictures soon of what I done so far...

Going to join the club and looking forward to getting involved..

Cheers

Mark

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Number of posts : 11
Age : 52
Location : Telford
Job/hobbies : Welder/fabricator.. Hobbies are anything with four wheels
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Post  ZED on Sat Sep 21, 2013 7:53 am

Hi from Leicestershire.

Elaine. Smile
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Post  MK2 Mark on Sun Sep 22, 2013 7:38 pm

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Hopefully attached is the link to my photos showing work in progress so far..

Have chopped the back off and started fabricating some wheel arches What a Face

Back bars fully welded up and primered, next step get it all back to yellow and black

***oops technical error... no linky attached.... doh!


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MK2 Mark

Number of posts : 11
Age : 52
Location : Telford
Job/hobbies : Welder/fabricator.. Hobbies are anything with four wheels
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Number of posts : 11
Age : 52
Location : Telford
Job/hobbies : Welder/fabricator.. Hobbies are anything with four wheels
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Post  Mk3rob on Sun Sep 22, 2013 8:08 pm

Will those front wheel arches pass an MOT ??

They look like shin cutters.

Most members use square section plastic gutters or the strips that hang down from factory doors that fork lifts drive through.
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Post  MK2 Mark on Sun Sep 22, 2013 9:00 pm

Should do... Made from aluminium and plastic sandwich board

So no sharp edges.. But I can always put plastic edging around

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Age : 52
Location : Telford
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Post  TRR Motorsport on Mon Sep 23, 2013 12:32 pm

Hi Mark,

Welcome to the mad house. look forward to seeing you at a club meet some time soon Very Happy 


I like the 'fast back' look. It's the 'In' look for all the best MK2s Wink 
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Post  MK2 Mark on Sat Apr 26, 2014 5:37 pm

Happy days... My scamp just flown through its MOT... No advisories...on the road at the end of the month...

MK2 Mark

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Age : 52
Location : Telford
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Post  Rum Tum Tugger on Sat Apr 26, 2014 5:58 pm

Excellent! So you'll be at Stoneleigh then?
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Post  Mk3rob on Sat Apr 26, 2014 7:11 pm

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Post  MK2 Mark on Sat Apr 26, 2014 8:33 pm

Fingers crossed we will be at both....weather permitting. Not got any doors at the moment :-( looking forward to having a blast

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