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Somehow, until now, I've managed to miss this very impressive and detailed restoration. A lot of thought must have gone into this with the innovative little touches. Incidentally, time doesn't matter, quality does and it shows here.

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Thanks Degsy :thumbsup: Nice to hear from another vehicle owner in Wales. I find a little bit of self imposed pressure always helps the project along.

 

Jon

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Afternoon Johann, 

Really nice work you carried out on the HUP. I don't suppose you have any detailed plans on the body? Sizes, dimensions etc. I've just acquired a 'butchered' Chevy that's in need of the rear body, but I'm at a loss where to start. 

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Hello Gary,

 

For some reason I have only just found this post, so please forgive me for not responding. I feel your pain, I had the same problem when I started, no one would give me the slightest help, it was so frustrating. One owner at a show even wanted to charge me £15 for taking pictures of a HUP. Then one day I had a message from a gentleman from Canada, one Robert Morrison who had a HUP, he offered to take pictures that would include a tape measure to help me with the dimensions.

Without his help, I still wouldn't be finished. My intention had been to do a complete set of drawings for the body and then post them for everyone's future reference but when I mentioned this to another member his response was " they haven't helped you, so f..k them, I wouldn't help them". It's not the right attitude but at that point I lost heart and gave up.

If you would like a copy of the pictures, let me know.

 

Jon

 

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9 hours ago, johann morris said:

 One owner at a show even wanted to charge me £15 for taking pictures of a HUP.

 

How sad..... Most owners of MV's are more than helpful and are willing for like minded people to crawl all over their vehicles. I would have never got anywhere with my ongoing MWC restoration if it wasn't for heplful owners, forum members etc.

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Hi Johann

Great to see the progress you have made and all the hard work you have put into your HUP.

Cheers Phil

 

 

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