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    Hi, The Caffeine and Classics get together...

    Hi,

    The Caffeine and Classics get together here in Auckland has grown so much that they started to limit the cars to 30 years and older. That didn't help because the count on a good sunshine day...
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    Hi exocet, Did I do the video yet? No not yet...

    Hi exocet,

    Did I do the video yet? No not yet but just wondering, did I say I would?
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    Hi Peter, The answer is no, the car has only...

    Hi Peter,

    The answer is no, the car has only seen motorways so far. Rego is ongoing and the side window ally extrusions remains a problem at this stage.

    It will be a while before we will take...
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    Hi All, We had our Concourse show today and it...

    Hi All,

    We had our Concourse show today and it was the worst day weather wise. It was raining all day from about 10:30. Nevertheless we did it and spent most of the time indoors at the big hall...
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    Hi Al, Another milestone has been reached, in...

    Hi Al,

    Another milestone has been reached, in fact a 44 mile milestone. Being a public holiday here by us and the show on Sunday, my son decided that it will be driven there this time.

    With 5...
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    Hi All, A milestone has been reached on...

    Hi All,

    A milestone has been reached on Saturday. The Matra was taken out on the road and driven around the block. First my son took it out with me as passenger and on return the smile on his face...
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    Now look at the pics! Finally everything is...

    Now look at the pics! Finally everything is operational. The car was idling with the water bled and controlling at thermostat temperature with the fan coming on and off.

    The sump was removed and I...
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    Hi All, The Matra has reached a milestone...

    Hi All,

    The Matra has reached a milestone today. From tracing all previous owners, right to the guy that bought it new, and tracing the travels of the Matra I am almost sure that today was the...
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    Fuel gauge is now working and alternator...

    Fuel gauge is now working and alternator charging!!

    Frans
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    An Update!!! A lot have been going on behind...

    An Update!!!

    A lot have been going on behind the curtains. First the driveshafts. I never fitted them with the body off because at that stage we were too keen to get the body and chassis mated. I...
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    I just have to brag a bit more with the warning...

    I just have to brag a bit more with the warning lights. They are available on Ebay for 50.00 Euros each multiply by 5. Home made it cost $20.00 for all 5. I found a new dash plate from Europe and...
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    True true. Just a quick update. A lot have been...

    True true. Just a quick update. A lot have been going on behind the scenes. So far permanently fitted: The radiator is in, electric fan is in, front grille is in, fuel tank is in with sender unit and...
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    Hi All, Assembly is coming along and there are...

    Hi All,

    Assembly is coming along and there are many things done so far that is not visible. Radiator is in, electric fan is in, tail lights are in, one head light, dash with gauges, pedals etc. We...
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    And so is the little console below the dash...

    And so is the little console below the dash coming along as well.

    http://i57.tinypic.com/281ajhl.jpg

    Complete with retro radio donated by an AFer!

    Frans.
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    Hi, Trial fitment coming along. This has to be...

    Hi,
    Trial fitment coming along. This has to be completed before the wiring can start. By concentrating on the wiring all these little assembly jobs get done at the same time, I like it because the...
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    It was a good day today and we have achieved...

    It was a good day today and we have achieved something big at last. All the prep work was done and I hope all the hard to get to jobs is done because the body is back where it belongs. On top of the...
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    Today was the day! Matra is painted and back home...

    Today was the day! Matra is painted and back home again and no complaints. Very good job that was done and a pleasure to do business with this guy. No humming and hahing just got down to the job,...
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    Thanks for that Peter. The rose joints at the...

    Thanks for that Peter. The rose joints at the gear lever fascinated me as well and I appreciate the effort they put in to minimise the slack.

    I have been to the Matra again today and there are ...
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    It didn't stay at the paintshop that day, but...

    It didn't stay at the paintshop that day, but about 2 weeks later. Then came the Silly Season, and all things came to a halt. I visited the guy a week ago to give him the paint codes and I have...
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    Hi All. Tomorrow will be spent visiting panel...

    Hi All.
    Tomorrow will be spent visiting panel shops for quotations and with a little luck the Matra will stay behind at a panel shop for it's new spray job. Very excited!!!
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    Hi Peter, I think the one you're talking about...

    Hi Peter,

    I think the one you're talking about is the car built by the guy I get most of my info from. He restored a yellow Jet 6 that was bought by the German Auto Museum.
    In the talk the...
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    Hi All, So now I have made the other one and...

    Hi All,

    So now I have made the other one and we can continue!

    http://i62.tinypic.com/t6xm4n.jpg

    http://i61.tinypic.com/a4tmw7.jpg

    http://i57.tinypic.com/ms26q1.jpg
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    Thanks Peter, very convincing. The engine...

    Thanks Peter, very convincing.

    The engine department looks like an Aluminium refinery! I like it!

    http://i61.tinypic.com/2n1vmfp.jpg

    As we progress through this restoration I came upon a...
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    Look what we have decided....I wonder what the...

    Look what we have decided....I wonder what the meaning of restoration actually means? Does it mean to make it identical as new in 1968, or is it making it better than new or can you do what ever...
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    The original coulor was red. Thanks John but...

    The original coulor was red.

    Thanks John but that is not a Matra Jet item. The Matra had an unique indicator system. The fog lights had double filaments and that was used for front indicators. ...
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