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Fuel Luke

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  • Birthday 23/06/1976

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  1. Things are ticking along here. The front end is out for rebuilding, the rear shocks and springs are out. I scrubbed and painted the underside of the car, the interior floor has had some attention and now I'm working on some custom dash ideas.
  2. Hi Dennis, If your Facebook account has been disabled, you'll need to start another one. Unless, I've interpreted your problem incorrectly?
  3. Thanks. It's pretty surreal standing looking at it every day. When such a milestone comes around, one can't help but reminisce about all the years gone by so far and how this point has come about. When I got the car in the UK in 2001 I would never in my wildest dreams have imagined that in 2019 it'd be sitting in my own shed in country Australia, restored and wearing a weird shade of green.
  4. Heads up... Paint in progress. Apparently, she's coming home this weekend.
  5. Thanks for sharing that. I too will put on a Prototipo, so it's good to see one on that car as an example.
  6. The colour is inspired by this shoot that I did last year. This RWB build, 'Kizuna', was built by my friends at Terror Garage in Bandung so they sent me a sample from which we have mixed a similar colour. They mixed their green from a small door jam sample on a 356 that they have in their possession. They believe the 356's original colour to have been Moor Green, a very rare original colour option. So, my colour will be based on a green that is based on an original colour. So, let's just call it 'inspired by Porsche Moor Green'. I decided on the T/A tyres as the first set. I have full intentions to fit something more 'sporty' after they're worn out. The decision was based partly on being influenced by the muscle car and hot rod genres in many ways and also knowing that I don't intend to push the car too hard, ie no track use and not too much silly stuff on the twisties. Sounds odd maybe, given the type of car but she's a life time keeper, and I'm putting a lot into this build, so for the first year or so I will be enjoying the car well within limits and not pushing it too hard. I had some crazy fun in the car way back when I got it in Europe almost 20 years ago, but I was younger then, wanting to push it as hard as possible without really caring about the consequences. I'm never getting rid of this car, so there's plenty of time to try some other options down the road. But hey, if I take the car out and the tyres don't feel right, I'll look at options, no problem. We'll see how we go...
  7. It's been a while between drinks, but the great team at Rotunda Revival in Thomastown have got the project back on track. She prepped for paint and sitting in the booth ready to go. I signed the paint colour off yesterday, so as soon at the painter is ready to go, we're in business.
  8. Wheels & Tyres sorted.... More info and details here.
  9. Hi mph911, my goal is to be sorted for Hangar Banger in January. So, it would be nice to be finished before Christmas, have a bit of a shakedown through Jan and bang it to the hangar Australia Day weekend. Do you have a thread for yours? Are you in the Aus 914 Facebook group? It's only small, but I just started it recently.
  10. Update... Here are a few pics of the bumpers as they were, straight out of the box.
  11. We made some progress last week, a few coats of primer are down. I also took delivery of some GT Racing bumpers from the States. I'll get some pics of those up later on.
  12. Yes, but not a fan. The chop makes the car looked squashed.

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