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Re: My Pagoda, restored by Colin Ferns
« Reply #25 on: July 07, 2024, 13:57:58 »
Andrew

Well done!  You got serious guts to have started this process and to see it through. Looks amazing. 
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Re: My Pagoda, restored by Colin Ferns
« Reply #26 on: July 07, 2024, 14:12:17 »
Well done, great Job Colin!
Amazing project Andrew!

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Re: My Pagoda, restored by Colin Ferns
« Reply #27 on: July 07, 2024, 16:04:00 »
Bob anymore of the seat caps left,  looking for 4
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Re: My Pagoda, restored by Colin Ferns
« Reply #28 on: July 07, 2024, 16:06:03 »
Thank you for the comments. It took around 3 years from start to finish, there were some delays due to Covid, particularly with Colin’s preferred body shop, where the super skilled craftsmen are now near the end of their careers, and they were more cautious about, and impacted by, Covid
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Re: My Pagoda, restored by Colin Ferns
« Reply #29 on: July 07, 2024, 16:14:17 »
Congratulations and many happy miles!
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Re: My Pagoda, restored by Colin Ferns
« Reply #30 on: July 07, 2024, 16:23:38 »
I think it would be a benefit to all that don't know, that Colin is stickandrudderman on this Pagoda SL Group.
He is one of a handful of people on this planet that has the experience, knowledge, resources, and abilities to accomplish a Pagoda restoration at this level.
Congratulation Andrew !!! And I certainly am partial to the color (is it 906 Grey-Blue?).
Thank you Colin !!! For the work you do and the contributions you give to all through this forum.
Mark
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Re: My Pagoda, restored by Colin Ferns
« Reply #31 on: July 07, 2024, 16:25:19 »
It is 906 indeed
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Re: My Pagoda, restored by Colin Ferns
« Reply #32 on: July 07, 2024, 16:30:47 »
906  ;D Thanks !!
Andrew, can you compare the driving experience between your two Pagodas???
Take care,
Mark
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1984 Porsche Euro Carrera coupe, LSD, SlateBlueMet/Blue
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Re: My Pagoda, restored by Colin Ferns
« Reply #33 on: July 07, 2024, 16:40:06 »
Hello Robert, i sent a batch out to mtoomey (Mark).  He said he'd be happy to distribute them around the US if you message him

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Re: My Pagoda, restored by Colin Ferns
« Reply #34 on: July 07, 2024, 18:24:04 »
WELL DONE, Colin and Mark.
You guys save another one and it is looking great.
Once again, WELL DONE.
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Re: My Pagoda, restored by Colin Ferns
« Reply #35 on: July 10, 2024, 19:13:26 »
Wow, there is hope for my Pagoda still…. (If I win the lottery)
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