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Front suspension bits & pieces
October 3, 2006

Haven't been able to do much on the car for quite some time due to personal reasons, but back on track now. Yesterday we started to remount the left front wishbones / suspension bits and pieces. We had all the bolts, washers etc. re-galvanised as they were still pretty much ok to re-use them. Click the images for a larger picture.



A before and after shot of the suspension bits & pieces:
   

Things are starting to look good. In a few weeks time the Sienna should be back on it's wheels.

Theo
Holiday!
August 14, 2006

Hi all, for those of you reading this and wondering were the updates are: I'm on holiday. Unfortunally a really wet holiday. At least the kids have fun. Speaking for myself: I'd rather work on the car :(

Theo
Monday evening update
Monday  July 24, 2006

Worked on the front of the car again. Created a seal for the steering rod and sikaflexed in the panels.
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After Sikaflexing the panels in, the steering rod was re-mounted, another job done.

As usual you can find the picturs in the photo-album.

Cheers,

Theo
Sienna to return to market?
Sunday July 23 2006,

As I speak, work is underway to bring back a Countach replica onto the market. The kit is based on a modified Sienna body, it is not sure if it will use the same chassis as was used for the Sienna though. The body is altered to look even more authentic to the real car then the Sienna ever did. One of the items that is corrected on the car is to raise the roofline. Not many people know that (all) replica's out there have an incorrect roofline. The front of the roof, were it connects to the A-pillars, is the highest point on the real Countach, however, you will find that this is not the case on almost any replica out there today. I was fortunate to receive some pictures where the correction is clearly visible.

Before roof lifting:
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And after
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As you can see, quite an improvement. I will have to do this on my car as well...

Anyway, if you are curious, you can find the link to the website in the links section. You will need to subscribe to my site though as I keep the commercial links reserved for members (commercial reasons). Subscribing is totally free and your details are never handed out to a 3rd party.

Cheers,

Theo
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