365 GT 2 + 2 restoration

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A.D.
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Re: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration

Post by A.D. » Sun Jun 24, 2018 2:15 am

Well its stopped pouring but still heavily overcast. We’ve waited so many many years so we thought we may as well wait just a wee bit longer for the sun to come out.

While we wait the thought is to start collecting
parts required for a front and rear suspension job

Based on the vast experience in this forum - Are there any do’s and donts? Is there a rebuild kit for the kone self levelling shocks? Our thought is to get all the parts like bhusings etc from Rutlands. Is this the right vendor or should we be looking at someone else who is familiar with the queen and would carry all parts required?

Tom - was going through your blog and noticed that for Mike’s Queen you said Koni no longer rebuild the self levelling shocks but provide a coil over shock kit which is a nice bolt in. Could you give me some more information - whom to contact and a part nr?

Thanks
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Re: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration

Post by tyang » Sun Jun 24, 2018 6:55 am

A.D. wrote:Well its stopped pouring but still heavily overcast. We’ve waited so many many years so we thought we may as well wait just a wee bit longer for the sun to come out.

While we wait the thought is to start collecting
parts required for a front and rear suspension job

Based on the vast experience in this forum - Are there any do’s and donts? Is there a rebuild kit for the kone self levelling shocks? Our thought is to get all the parts like bhusings etc from Rutlands. Is this the right vendor or should we be looking at someone else who is familiar with the queen and would carry all parts required?

Tom - was going through your blog and noticed that for Mike’s Queen you said Koni no longer rebuild the self levelling shocks but provide a coil over shock kit which is a nice bolt in. Could you give me some more information - whom to contact and a part nr?

Thanks
Hi A.D.

Partsource has the Koni shock update, but Rutlands may have it too. It's a coil over set up that replaces the load leveling shock.

Tom
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Re: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration

Post by A.D. » Sun Nov 25, 2018 1:28 am

Happy Thanksgiving!

And to mark this holiday
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Re: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration

Post by A.D. » Sun Nov 25, 2018 1:29 am

She’s on the road!!

Thank the Lord

And thank you guys.

Still many bridges to cross

But this was a major milestone!
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John Vardanian
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Re: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration

Post by John Vardanian » Sun Nov 25, 2018 2:44 am

Congratulations on a successful maiden voyage.

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Re: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration

Post by afwrench » Sun Nov 25, 2018 1:29 pm

Great news A.D. It has been tough but now you can begin to really enjoy the car. Please keep us all posted on your continued progress . Mike
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Re: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration

Post by Lowell » Mon Nov 26, 2018 2:36 am

Wonderful news. Very happy to hear this.
I have very much enjoyed reading about your mechanical journey.
Please continue to inform us of your further progress.
Lowell Brown
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