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    Classic Ford. Home built hero.

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    To my suprise i was awarded Home Built hero of 2011 in this months Classic Ford mag.

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    Re: Classic Ford. Home built hero.

    well deserved mate good read
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    Re: Classic Ford. Home built hero.

    Nice one

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    Re: Classic Ford. Home built hero.

    Congratulations!
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    Well done m8, your car looks spot on, its amazing what you can do in a small space lol, my car made an appearance on page 89.


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    Re: Classic Ford. Home built hero.

    Well done and throughly deserved

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    Re: Classic Ford. Home built hero.

    well done

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    Re: Classic Ford. Home built hero.

    well done

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    Re: Classic Ford. Home built hero.

    Well done mate, lovely motor

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    Re: Classic Ford. Home built hero.

    Thanks for the comments lads. It was three and a half years, of a few hours every evening in a garage that is only 2 feet longer and 2 feet wider than the car. Not to mention having the welder, compressor, parts and tools in there with me. Sprayed it in there too. All in all it added up to about 1,400 hours of labour that went into it, and there's been some tweeks here and there since. They're never really finished are they.

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    Re: Classic Ford. Home built hero.

    well done.lovely car
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    Re: Classic Ford. Home built hero.

    well done,, hope mine turns out half as good,,

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    Re: Classic Ford. Home built hero.

    Spot on

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    Re: Classic Ford. Home built hero.

    Well done fella read that and no mean feat

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    Re: Classic Ford. Home built hero.

    I couldnt imagine working in such a tight space I have crap everywhere
    Well done

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    Re: Classic Ford. Home built hero.

    well done dude was only reading your build thread last night thinking that's a bit tricky. top work

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    Re: Classic Ford. Home built hero.

    Well done bud, cars a credit to you

    Like the way you had to spray different parts of the car only when you could get to them! Real determination

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    Re: Classic Ford. Home built hero.

    Thanks lads. It wasnt easy building the car in such a small space, in fact at times it was an absolute nightmare and on more than occasion i felt like giving up. But im glad i didnt cos the end result is worth it (im sure we've all been there).

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    Re: Classic Ford. Home built hero.

    nice one m8 .havent seen this yet .picking my classicford mag up tomorrow a will have a read on ur build .

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    Re: Classic Ford. Home built hero.

    The full feature was in the september issue.

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    Re: Classic Ford. Home built hero.

    nice

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    Re: Classic Ford. Home built hero.

    Superb!

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    Superb mate ��

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    Re: Classic Ford. Home built hero.

    nice

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    Re: Classic Ford. Home built hero.

    Nice.

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    Re: Classic Ford. Home built hero.

    :-)

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