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Steve Norris
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222 rebuild

Post by Steve Norris » Mon Oct 29, 2018 5:14 pm

I purchased a 222 year or so ago that was in need of some major restoration.
After a few weeks of disassembly, paint stripping, sanding and general defect rectification I have now got a chassis in fairly good order. I will be putting this to one side and carrying on with other projects but I am pleased with the results so far.
I should have taken some photos before I started but completely forgot.
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Here's the chassis awaiting work on the upper hull.
The 222 is a nice kit and I think a reissue by Armortek would sell well.

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Steve

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Re: 222 rebuild

Post by Phil Woollard » Mon Oct 29, 2018 7:14 pm

Is that the very same 222, I may have a photo of how it came to me! I'll have a look, nice work Steve, regards Phil.
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Re: 222 rebuild

Post by Steve Norris » Mon Oct 29, 2018 9:00 pm

Hi Phil
Yes it’s the very same one, looks a lot better now.
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Re: 222 rebuild

Post by Steve Norris » Mon Jun 22, 2020 3:01 pm

Thought I would post a couple more photos of the 222 slow time restoration
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Coming along slowly
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Still plenty to do
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If anyone has any spare 222 parts they would like to be relived of please let me know, I particularly need a full set of hinges for the doors and access panels plus the boxes for the rear mudguards.

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Re: 222 rebuild

Post by simon_manning » Mon Jun 22, 2020 5:25 pm

It's great to see these old kit's getting revamped, interesting topic, regards simon.

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Re: 222 rebuild

Post by Steve Norris » Mon Jul 13, 2020 11:29 pm

Electrics and battery lay out sorted
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Re: 222 rebuild

Post by John Fitzsimons » Fri Jul 24, 2020 8:01 pm

Hi Steve,

What size batteries are you using? Nice neat electrics.

John
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Re: 222 rebuild

Post by Steve Norris » Fri Jul 24, 2020 10:35 pm

Hi John
12volt 5.4ah
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