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TVR Vixen

PostPost by: rdssdi » Tue Feb 12, 2013 11:33 pm

I have just completed the restoration of a 1968 TVR Vixen.

Next chore is Elan +2 sercvice!
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PostPost by: pharriso » Wed Feb 13, 2013 12:33 am

Nice, those Mark II Cortina rear lights turn up everywhere!
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PostPost by: Robbie693 » Wed Feb 13, 2013 8:45 am

Nice colour Bob, I had a MkII Cortina in that colour.

Nice job too!

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PostPost by: elansprint71 » Wed Feb 13, 2013 9:26 am

Looks very nice- are you doing a Mk2 Jag as well?
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PostPost by: rdssdi » Wed Feb 13, 2013 1:09 pm

The color is "Saluki Bronze" and is a Ford UK color. Apparently t was the original color.

Yes I am in the beginning stages of restoring a MK2 jaguar 3.4. The metal fab is complete. The body work paint is next.

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PostPost by: Spyder fan » Wed Feb 13, 2013 1:41 pm

looks great, I painted one of my old Mini's in Saluki Bronze back in the 70's. I'm not too familiar with the earlier TVR's can you fill me in on the engine/gearbox and general specification.

PS: is the handbrake mounted on the passenger side of the tunnel?
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PostPost by: uglyduck » Wed Feb 13, 2013 2:49 pm

Very nice...thanks for sharing. I have had 5 Tvr over the years but never had a chance to get my hands on a 1600 Vixen. They are very rare here. Love the SWB curvy body.
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PostPost by: rdssdi » Wed Feb 13, 2013 4:55 pm

It is an S2 Vixen LWB. Very early S2.

Cortina engine and trans. Tube frame chassis with independent rear suspension.

Parking brake is on passenger side.
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