Wooscary's TZD 1993

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Re: Wooscary's TZD 1993

Post by Wooscary » Mon Oct 08, 2012 4:57 pm

Fitted the correct MK2 aerial that Shaun provided me with, so I've got a long, fairly straight, fairly shiny (now then!), apparently MK1 or earlier aerial if anyone needs one.

Door cards are back on and fit fairly well. My only problem is the strip of trim that goes along the top of the door card against the glass. The little clips that hold it on all fell off and got lost at some point.

No new damage to report either, yet...

It would be nice if there were any garages to rent round here, but it doesn't look like the council ever thought the residents would need them. Hmm.

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Re: Wooscary's TZD 1993

Post by citsncycles » Mon Oct 08, 2012 11:23 pm

If we could work out a way of getting it down here, I could be interested in the aerial. The one on Timex is missing the telescoping part, and if it's earlier than that the GS's aerial is a length of aluminium tube jammed over the remains of the original.
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Re: Wooscary's TZD 1993

Post by Wooscary » Mon Oct 08, 2012 11:26 pm

Perfectly happy to post it, the amount of help I've received recently from members means I'm very much feeling like repaying the favour to someone!

It isn't telescopic/extendable though, just a single piece with the fitment at one end. I'll post a close up tomorrow. :D

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Re: Wooscary's TZD 1993

Post by citsncycles » Mon Oct 08, 2012 11:28 pm

Pick would be great, otherwise you'd guarantee it's the wrong one!
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Re: Wooscary's TZD 1993

Post by Wooscary » Mon Oct 08, 2012 11:33 pm

Exactly. No problem, I'll post one up tomorrow. You may also just be able to see it on top of the car in some of the photos in this thread.

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Re: Wooscary's TZD 1993

Post by Wooscary » Tue Oct 09, 2012 6:40 pm

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Aerials are hard to photograph! I'll have to speak to my Masters tutor about the best way to do it. :D

As you can see, a single piece. Also, due to foreshortening it looks shorter than it actually is.

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Re: Wooscary's TZD 1993

Post by mat_fenwick » Tue Oct 09, 2012 7:43 pm

Wooscary wrote:Also, due to foreshortening it looks shorter than it actually is.
I'll have to remember that excuse :oops:
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Re: Wooscary's TZD 1993

Post by Wooscary » Tue Oct 09, 2012 8:20 pm

Ha ha.

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Re: Wooscary's TZD 1993

Post by citsncycles » Tue Oct 09, 2012 11:24 pm

Thanks for the pick - unfortunately it's totally different to mine and I don't think it'll fit :( , so I'll leave it for someone else.
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Re: Wooscary's TZD 1993

Post by Tim Leech » Wed Oct 10, 2012 10:43 am

Mk1 aerials are a straight one piece affair and are shiny!
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Re: Wooscary's TZD 1993

Post by mat_fenwick » Wed Oct 10, 2012 10:58 am

Are they basically a length of thin steel rod, threaded at both ends with an acorn nut on the top end?
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Re: Wooscary's TZD 1993

Post by Wooscary » Wed Oct 10, 2012 11:25 am

That sounds like what this is, just a straight single piece. The threaded attachement is the same size etc as the replacement shorter extendable one that Shaun supplied me with.

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Re: Wooscary's TZD 1993

Post by Tim Leech » Wed Oct 10, 2012 11:50 am

mat_fenwick wrote:Are they basically a length of thin steel rod, threaded at both ends with an acorn nut on the top end?

Yes!
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Re: Wooscary's TZD 1993

Post by mat_fenwick » Wed Oct 10, 2012 11:58 am

Bugger. I threw one in the bin last week that was on the silver BX as it was going rusty. Now I recall it also had a spring on the lower end to give a bit of flexibility. This is proof that I should NEVER throw anything away!
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Re: Wooscary's TZD 1993

Post by citsncycles » Wed Oct 10, 2012 1:29 pm

Mine's got a spring on, but looks like it's missing an upper section. Mine's black, but I've seen a shiny 2 piece one that looks like a complete version of mine on a mates series 1 CX. I'll take a pic and post it up later.
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