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  1. Michael B

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    Gorgeous!!
     
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    One of the most beautiful designs ever. Nice work.
     
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    Is this happening at your place, Michael?
    Keeping it?
     
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    Wonderfull!:)
     
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  10. Michael B

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    Hey Doc. Too much construction going on to house it there. It will be there for final bits soon as the dust settles. Keeping it? With what I will have in it when done I am going to have to live in it.
     
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    Surely, this will be one of the finest S2 OTS around.
     
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    Kind words.

    I dunno... When we started this project it went slideways pretty quickly ~ and without my approval. The body work was pre-done (paint & all) but some of the gaps and alignment of the body were only so-so. Next thing I knew the fresh paint was sanded off and we then re-did the rockers to fit the bonnet. That turned into a complete repaint and the best gaps on a repainted SII on the planet. It has only gone up from there!
     
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    Sounds like a boat I had
     
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    I’m jealous of your panel gaps and probably non-condensation leaking monster AC. I’ve dumped an embarrassing amount of money into my AC and it still spits and drips.

    Here’s my 70 2+2
     
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    I vote trailer: a lot can go wrong in 300 miles. I'm thinking first rock chips, tar, bugs, etc. Short trips from home will enable you to tweak everything while minimizing cosmetic damage..
     
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    Get Haggerty insurance with roadside flatbed assistance. Drive it home. When you get home you will have a complete punch list of issues to fix vs incremental.
     
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    google “temporary track paint protection”
     
  21. Michael B

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    Thank you. You know... I am not afraid to drive it. Its been painted, & fully restored. It can be painted & restored again.

    Drive on friends.
     
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    The red-line tires are a nice touch!
     
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    Michael:

    Your E-type is beautiful!!

    By the way: it is featured on Muncie Imports & Classics Facebook page today.

    Enjoy every mile...

    Alan
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    Wow! Simply spectacular!!!
     
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