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Take 1 good car, add John and a sanding machine.....

on Mon Jul 15, 2013 9:59 am
Here what happens when you take 1 pretty well mint, 60K mile diesel citreon.....add John....then give him a sanding machine Twisted Evil

















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Re: Take 1 good car, add John and a sanding machine.....

on Mon Jul 15, 2013 10:11 am
Errrrr ok.

Any reason why? I know citroens are notoriously crap cars but did it really deserve this lol.

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Re: Take 1 good car, add John and a sanding machine.....

on Mon Jul 15, 2013 10:24 am
Rusting it out. It's going to be a rat rod!
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Re: Take 1 good car, add John and a sanding machine.....

on Mon Jul 15, 2013 10:29 am
Got some......erm......intersting lookd of everyone going past. Actually looks much cooler in reality than in the pics, almost tempted to do my big Volvo lol!

What happened when Debbie found out.....or is it just me and you going to Knightcon now LOL!
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Re: Take 1 good car, add John and a sanding machine.....

on Mon Jul 15, 2013 10:33 am
She was reluctant. It's currently laying under a mountain of road salt to help it along!
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Re: Take 1 good car, add John and a sanding machine.....

on Mon Jul 15, 2013 10:38 am
LOL.....seriously, has it not started to orange yet, must be the only Citreon that wont rust lol!
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Re: Take 1 good car, add John and a sanding machine.....

on Mon Jul 15, 2013 10:52 am
It's going now mate. You'll see if you come down when I'm welding! Smile
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Re: Take 1 good car, add John and a sanding machine.....

on Mon Jul 15, 2013 12:08 pm
LOL....will get over asap, want to see how your getting on....in the middle of girl issues now argh!
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Re: Take 1 good car, add John and a sanding machine.....

on Mon Jul 15, 2013 1:53 pm
ha ha, rat rod citroen, why the hell not. Loving the firebird badge on the bonnet though

How long can you leave it like though before it eats through properly
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Re: Take 1 good car, add John and a sanding machine.....

on Mon Jul 15, 2013 3:05 pm
Is it gonna have a supercharged V8 engine in it or something.

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Re: Take 1 good car, add John and a sanding machine.....

on Mon Jul 15, 2013 7:55 pm
if you want toget somemserious rust to it, there is a kind of acid which does that. cant remember the name of it, but if you google it, something will come up...
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Re: Take 1 good car, add John and a sanding machine.....

on Mon Jul 15, 2013 8:31 pm
Scott I've no idea, there are ways to preserve it according to the Internet. Such as lacquering over it before it gets really bad, and someone found spraying wd40 over it worked too.

Peter, is it hell. I'm just having some fun with it Wink

Jasper, road salt worked a treat lol
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Re: Take 1 good car, add John and a sanding machine.....

on Mon Jul 15, 2013 8:50 pm
It can't e a proper rat rod unless it looks like shit AND is faster than anything around.

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Re: Take 1 good car, add John and a sanding machine.....

on Mon Jul 15, 2013 8:51 pm
I realise this. It's a loosely used phrase.
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Re: Take 1 good car, add John and a sanding machine.....

on Mon Jul 15, 2013 9:06 pm
Forgive me, I'm an idiot... What the hell is a rat rod??? Lol
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Re: Take 1 good car, add John and a sanding machine.....

on Mon Jul 15, 2013 10:06 pm
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Rat rods !
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Re: Take 1 good car, add John and a sanding machine.....

on Tue Jul 16, 2013 12:43 am
Haha. They're wicked. Thanks Scott. Not sure you're gonna achieve that look with a Citreon though John!! Wink
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Re: Take 1 good car, add John and a sanding machine.....

on Wed Jul 17, 2013 12:29 pm
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If anything, it's a laugh! Laughing
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Re: Take 1 good car, add John and a sanding machine.....

on Wed Jul 17, 2013 12:41 pm
Wheres the updated pics with teh rust....surely its rusting by now?!!?!?!??!
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Re: Take 1 good car, add John and a sanding machine.....

on Wed Jul 17, 2013 12:43 pm
I'm in the middle of a mega upload at the moment uploading a video of the stunt show I was at yesterday. Once that's done I'll grab a progress pic. Alastair are you any good at graffiti? Haha!
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Re: Take 1 good car, add John and a sanding machine.....

on Wed Jul 17, 2013 1:01 pm
OOOOOHHHHH....I can do a "Roadrunner" head lol!

Pretty sure if you park it outside mine with a sign saying "graffiti my car for free"....you'll get some cracking art done on it Wink
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Re: Take 1 good car, add John and a sanding machine.....

on Wed Jul 17, 2013 5:58 pm
I think I need more rust areas. Got more plans for it but here's the orange coming through.

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Re: Take 1 good car, add John and a sanding machine.....

on Wed Jul 17, 2013 7:10 pm
Get some light brown/orange paint mate and water it down Then brush it over the metal areas and it'll look like rust

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Re: Take 1 good car, add John and a sanding machine.....

on Thu Jul 18, 2013 9:23 am
Amazing.....thats like a week that cars had bare metal....had coke, salt and water poured over it and its only JUST starting to show signs of rusting!!!!!!! You sure thats not got a molecular bonded shell lol!
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Re: Take 1 good car, add John and a sanding machine.....

on Thu Jul 18, 2013 9:30 am
Some of the bare metal still has a layer of galvanisation on it. Basically didn't sand the bare metal for long enough. Ha! Can break it more when I get home.
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