UHS 686G - 4 Headlight Chammy Coupe

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Re: UHS 686G - 4 Headlight Chammy Coupe

Post by Richard Claydon » Sat Aug 03, 2013 10:21 am

Cheers guys. It's Midnight Blue Pete
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Re: UHS 686G - 4 Headlight Chammy Coupe

Post by Richard Claydon » Mon Aug 05, 2013 10:57 am

Just back from National with UHS where it attracted a lot of interest and complements.

As a bit of a postscript to this build thread I thought I'd add one last picture which really is a testament to the work of Clark and Dave Weedon. Thanks guys this one's for you.

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Oh and thanks to everyone who voted for UHS too.

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Re: UHS 686G - 4 Headlight Chammy Coupe

Post by Impecunious » Mon Aug 05, 2013 11:02 am

Fully deserved Rich - UHS looks absolutely gorgeous.

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Re: UHS 686G - 4 Headlight Chammy Coupe

Post by The Nun » Mon Aug 05, 2013 11:06 am

Actuarius Impetus wrote:Cheers guys. It's Midnight Blue Pete
Cheers, thought it was, its a tad darker than Baltic, my dad had a Baltic Blue Rapier Fastback and folk kept saying that was Midnight, but they are subtly different when seen together.
Looks like they did a cracking job on the resto anyway :D
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Re: UHS 686G - 4 Headlight Chammy Coupe

Post by GURNSIMPS » Mon Aug 05, 2013 12:08 pm

This car looks as though it has just been driven from the showroom,you have to see it in the flesh it genuinely doesn't look restored,I don't know how Clark and Rob do it.
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Post by TJB69 » Mon Aug 05, 2013 1:02 pm

Congratulations She is truly stunning :D
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Re: UHS 686G - 4 Headlight Chammy Coupe

Post by Dave ' Linwood ' Lane » Mon Aug 05, 2013 1:08 pm

Another first class restoration from the genius that is Clark Dawson and a well deserved first prize ,
Clark you are a legend :D :D
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Re: UHS 686G - 4 Headlight Chammy Coupe

Post by robdixon » Mon Aug 05, 2013 1:17 pm

You and Karen both deserve it rich
Don't forget the miles you both travelled
To get your car to where it is and not
Forgetting the hours you both put in
Sourcing and posting parts
You both deserve your 1st place
And the time you both put in for regalia
On behalf of the club
Hope you had a safe trip home
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Re: UHS 686G - 4 Headlight Chammy Coupe

Post by Dave ' Linwood ' Lane » Mon Aug 05, 2013 1:18 pm

robdixon wrote:You and Karen both deserve it rich
Don't forget the miles you both travelled
To get your car to where it is and not
Forgetting the hours you both put in
Sourcing and posting parts
You both deserve your 1st place
And the time you both put in for regalia
On behalf of the club
Hope you had a safe trip home
Rob :D
Well said , Karen makes a cracking cuppa as well :D
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Re: UHS 686G - 4 Headlight Chammy Coupe

Post by Dave ' Linwood ' Lane » Mon Aug 05, 2013 1:22 pm

Forgot to say can i have the chassis number details / colour etc etc via PM for the Chammy registrar please.
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Re: UHS 686G - 4 Headlight Chammy Coupe

Post by Richard Claydon » Mon Aug 05, 2013 1:44 pm

glenzierfoot wrote:Looks in good shape, nice easy one to do. :D Imp022
So Clark and Rob. Do you still think so? :lol:

Thanks everyone for your comments and thanks to Rob for your kind words :oops:

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Re: UHS 686G - 4 Headlight Chammy Coupe

Post by Richard Claydon » Sun Nov 10, 2013 5:03 pm

Had these original Dunlop D1s for a while. Bought a couple of Nationals ago and refurbed by my boy's shop. Dated 1970.

What do you think?

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Post by bazzateer » Sun Nov 10, 2013 5:39 pm

Need to drive it to settle the suspension again Rich but they look the dog's danglies mate! :D (Baz - about to enter the 12th hour of what is now a 24hr shift!) :(
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Post by Richard Claydon » Sun Nov 10, 2013 5:41 pm

Ooh nice. Bet you're knackered!!??

Yep taking up for the NEC stand on the D1s. Thought they'd look good.
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Re: UHS 686G - 4 Headlight Chammy Coupe

Post by greengoblin » Sun Nov 10, 2013 5:44 pm

look like they where meant to be there mate, keep them on
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Re: UHS 686G - 4 Headlight Chammy Coupe

Post by bazzateer » Sun Nov 10, 2013 7:32 pm

Actuarius Impetus wrote:Ooh nice. Bet you're knackered!!??
Will be when I get home tomorrow morning! At least it gets me out of the first day of facilitating a week long course here! :D

Still planning on being at the NEC on Saturday but should see you at CAC on Thursday?
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Post by Richard Claydon » Sun Nov 10, 2013 7:39 pm

Won't be doing CAC as I need to have UHS at the NEC Thursday. Can you cover the meet?
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Post by TJB69 » Sun Nov 10, 2013 8:13 pm

Looks cracking Rich. Nice refurb on the wheels :D
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Post by Richard Claydon » Sun Nov 10, 2013 8:29 pm

Cheers Tom
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Post by Dave ' Linwood ' Lane » Sun Nov 10, 2013 9:19 pm

Lookin gooooood :!: , We both love the newness :D
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Post by bazzateer » Sun Nov 10, 2013 9:56 pm

Actuarius Impetus wrote:Won't be doing CAC as I need to have UHS at the NEC Thursday. Can you cover the meet?
Will do!
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Post by ImpManiac » Sun Nov 10, 2013 11:02 pm

Lovely, Rich. One of my favourite wheel designs and the Chamois is stunning too! :mrgreen:

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Post by Lars Hagermark » Sun Nov 10, 2013 11:22 pm

Actuarius Impetus wrote:Had these original Dunlop D1s for a while. Bought a couple of Nationals ago and refurbed by my boy's shop. Dated 1970.
What do you think?
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Post by robdixon » Sun Nov 10, 2013 11:35 pm

Just keeps getting better and better :D
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Re: UHS 686G - 4 Headlight Chammy Coupe

Post by KiwiHusky » Mon Nov 11, 2013 3:27 am

It looks absolutely brilliant. I saw it at National and loved it but on those Dunlops it looks even better.
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Re: UHS 686G - 4 Headlight Chammy Coupe

Post by Grahame59 » Mon Nov 11, 2013 7:03 am

It is nice with the Dunlops for sure but I have to say it looks superb with the standard wheels, hub caps and wheeltrims too!
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Re: UHS 686G - 4 Headlight Chammy Coupe

Post by thowman » Mon Nov 11, 2013 10:30 am

I have to agree with Grahame on this one. Looks far better standard - but you probably already know this :D
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Post by long_gone_John » Mon Nov 11, 2013 7:45 pm

I saw this...

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.... when I dropped in to chat with Clark and Rob, at the workshop.

Great time I had and a very IMPressive set up they have going.....

It looks totally superb now. :!:

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Re: UHS 686G - 4 Headlight Chammy Coupe

Post by robdixon » Wed Nov 13, 2013 12:23 pm

Take all 8 wheels and tyres with you rich
When its on the stand put 2 dunlops on
One side and 2 standard on the other
You can only look at one side at a time
See which side people like best!!!!
Then drive it home on them ones :roll:
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Re: UHS 686G - 4 Headlight Chammy Coupe

Post by bazzateer » Wed Nov 13, 2013 5:51 pm

:wink: I already suggested that :wink:
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