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Old 22-08-15, 04:27 PM   #11
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I used the afore mentioned foil tape. Results can be seen at the bottom of this page.

http://www.classic-audi.co.uk/forum/...=revamp&page=4

Can be picked up at plumbers merchants and plenty on Ebay. There always seems to be a roll or 2 left in boiler rooms after the laggers have been in. So I often drop one in my tool box , doesn't get much cheaper than that!
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Old 22-08-15, 05:16 PM   #12
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I used the afore mentioned foil tape. Results can be seen at the bottom of this page.
Looks good too.
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Old 22-08-15, 05:37 PM   #13
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Just been through your build thread Tim, fantastic job!


































Just needs the right number plates.
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Old 22-08-15, 06:04 PM   #14
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Just needs the right number plates.
I was wondering how long it would be before that comment came up
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Old 08-09-15, 04:29 PM   #15
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From this......


To this.....



Will make a start on it tonight.
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Old 08-09-15, 05:07 PM   #16
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Looks stunning John,well done that man!!!

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Old 08-09-15, 07:23 PM   #17
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Lets hope that the heat of the zinc bath doesn't take the temper out of the steel......
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Old 08-09-15, 09:17 PM   #18
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Lets hope that the heat of the zinc bath doesn't take the temper out of the steel......
Mild steel is not tempered.
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Old 09-09-15, 06:29 AM   #19
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Maybe I should have said "Cold worked" instead. All the same, generally hot dip galvanising will soften steel items, depending on a number of different factors. That's why it's not normally performed on automotive parts.
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Old 09-09-15, 06:39 AM   #20
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There's a few galvanized sub-frames out there now, haven't heard of any problem yet.
I did think of just getting it powder coated but form a longevity point, I went this route.
Will see how it goes.
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