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Offline Mick

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Re: 178 204 UP AND ON THE ROAD
« Reply #15 on: March 21, 2016, 11:33:52 PM »
Hi Boys,

Your not wrong Mike, lucky it's not an aircraft 😊

It's up to you to create it Mick, Tommy has others for sale.

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Re: 178 204 UP AND ON THE ROAD
« Reply #16 on: August 19, 2016, 09:46:05 PM »
Hi Boys,

I`m still chipping away on 204 slowly sorting all the problems that were inherited with the vehicle not quite being in the state as described by the seller.   

What do you think of the seats boys ?


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Re: 178 204 UP AND ON THE ROAD
« Reply #17 on: August 19, 2016, 10:52:42 PM »
The colour is spot on. Looks great to me. Locally re-covered, remade?

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Re: 178 204 UP AND ON THE ROAD
« Reply #18 on: August 20, 2016, 08:15:07 AM »
The seats do look good Mick!
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Re: 178 204 UP AND ON THE ROAD
« Reply #19 on: August 20, 2016, 08:17:34 AM »
Seats look great Mick,

Much left to fix up on the LRPV? it really is a credit to you what you've done to bring her back to top condition

be great to get a full account of your restoration, just like Dennis' !  well that might be a little stretch no one comes close to Dennis' restos

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« Last Edit: August 20, 2016, 08:19:47 AM by FFRMAN »
Lots...............
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Re: 178 204 UP AND ON THE ROAD
« Reply #20 on: August 20, 2016, 08:51:43 AM »
Thanks Boys,

Yeah Carzee the colour is great , it's Jaguar green. The seats were knackered , no body left in them, ply was crumbling , and the foam was stuffed.

These look great and are really comfortable.

Yes Scott, I'll eventually post a run down of what work has been completed. There isn't much of the vehicle that hasn't needed attention.

Cheers,

Mick

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Re: 178 204 UP AND ON THE ROAD
« Reply #21 on: August 20, 2016, 12:52:56 PM »
Mick, you will look a rat with a gold tooth LOL ;D and Scott don't forget I'm just an amatuer, cheers Dennis  :)
ps forgot to say they look very schmick,,.

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Re: 178 204 UP AND ON THE ROAD
« Reply #22 on: August 20, 2016, 01:14:24 PM »
Thanks Dennis,

Mate if your an amateur I'd hate to think at what level I'm at ?  - kinder garden sand pit ??? Your selling yourself way too short mate.

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Re: 178 204 UP AND ON THE ROAD
« Reply #23 on: August 20, 2016, 06:33:30 PM »
Very flash seats Mick,

Not quite as good as the other accessories in your last photos!

Is the Jaguar green material easy to get?
I have got a few to make up in the near future as well.... 8)

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Re: 178 204 UP AND ON THE ROAD
« Reply #24 on: August 20, 2016, 11:20:17 PM »
Hi Mike,

It didn't take long to get in so I'd say it's readily available. The two seats were completely refurbished , new ply, new foam, vinyl , etc - $660 the pair.

Vehicle dropped off Monday , ready Tuesday arvo.

You are right Mike , the other seat covers were best.

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Mick

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Re: 178 204 UP AND ON THE ROAD
« Reply #25 on: September 06, 2016, 11:48:51 AM »
Fantastic result Mick, I'm now tempted to get mine redone. The truck's coming along great.


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Re: 178 204 UP AND ON THE ROAD
« Reply #26 on: November 22, 2017, 12:03:37 PM »
Mick, can you tell me who/where were your seats reconditioned? And can they do seats from scratch as my gunbuggy has none.

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Re: 178 204 UP AND ON THE ROAD
« Reply #27 on: November 22, 2017, 06:49:02 PM »
Hi Shorty,

The seats on the LRPV were stuffed when I got it. 

I had them restored / recovered at OZTRIM in Ringwood. Alan has completed a number of jobs for me including refurbish a set of rear seats for my shorty and a set of VW bug seats for my daughter.

Alan can be contacted on: 03 9870 2747

He does good work and uses quality material. I have no link or interest in the business , just a happy customer :)

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Mick

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Re: 178 204 UP AND ON THE ROAD
« Reply #28 on: November 22, 2017, 07:29:21 PM »
Thanks mick.
Can you pm me your last name so I can say who put me onto him or should I just say mick with the SAS land rover.  :D

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Re: 178 204 UP AND ON THE ROAD
« Reply #29 on: November 22, 2017, 08:10:55 PM »
Hi Shorty,

I'd just say the bloke with the army vehicles , I don't think he's as keen as us 😀

If you need someone to drop off and pick up I'm happy to help with logistic's.

The GB will look great with new seats.

Are you aiming to have her ready for Corowa ? No pressure mate but I'm sure there are plenty of members who hope so.

To give you some confidence, I hadn't taken delivery of the LRPV until well after Christmas and got her there and she needed loads of work.

Good luck,

Mick 👍