It is currently Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:16 am




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 270 posts ]  Go to page 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 ... 18  Next
Paul's k3 
Author Message
Ready for SVA
User avatar

Joined: Thu Jun 27, 2013 11:32 pm
Posts: 337
Location: Norfolk
GTM: K3
Post Paul's k3
hi all this is my first kit car i have been looking for some time to get one and i now have a very nice k3


Attachments:
2066.jpg
2066.jpg [ 130.45 KiB | Viewed 10997 times ]

_________________
paul
Member No 1320
Thu Sep 12, 2013 9:41 pm
Profile E-mail
On the Road

Joined: Tue Jun 17, 2008 9:11 pm
Posts: 667
Post Re: Paul's k3
Nice car 8) Good to get one that's been well restored and ready to go. Enjoy :D

_________________
Education is important.
Cars are importanter.


Thu Sep 12, 2013 9:54 pm
Profile E-mail
Ready for SVA
User avatar

Joined: Thu Jun 27, 2013 11:32 pm
Posts: 337
Location: Norfolk
GTM: K3
Post Re: Paul's k3
I have seen that the windows do not open the same n/s does not close right to the top and the o/s one does not go all the way down
i think this will be my first thing i will have a look at there are some small things i would like to do and some that need to be done


Attachments:
2143.jpg
2143.jpg [ 77.79 KiB | Viewed 10993 times ]
2174.jpg
2174.jpg [ 85.96 KiB | Viewed 10993 times ]

_________________
paul
Member No 1320


Last edited by catsam on Sat May 17, 2014 10:30 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Thu Sep 12, 2013 10:07 pm
Profile E-mail
Ready for SVA
User avatar

Joined: Thu Jun 27, 2013 11:32 pm
Posts: 337
Location: Norfolk
GTM: K3
Post Re: Paul's k3
hi i have taken off the door panels and found that the Door Interior handle surround are two different colours i would like see if i can find a black one


Attachments:
2164.jpg
2164.jpg [ 60.01 KiB | Viewed 10948 times ]

_________________
paul
Member No 1320
Sat Sep 14, 2013 9:19 pm
Profile E-mail
On the Road

Joined: Tue Jun 17, 2008 9:11 pm
Posts: 667
Post Re: Paul's k3
I searched for black ones for ages and in the end I painted my beigey ones (yuk!) with Halfords bumper paint, using their preparation cleaner first. It was expensive but very successful and I've since painted other parts including a steering column surround so perhaps not so expensive after all because it made a big difference to the interior.

_________________
Education is important.
Cars are importanter.


Sat Sep 14, 2013 11:05 pm
Profile E-mail
Ready for SVA
User avatar

Joined: Thu Jun 27, 2013 11:32 pm
Posts: 337
Location: Norfolk
GTM: K3
Post Re: Paul's k3
My wife had a beigey metro and yes yuk. thanks I would not have thought of painting it with bumper paint
i had a look and yes it is expensive i have been on ebay and found one they won't 16 pounds for one .
it would not be much more then painting it so i think i might get one from ebay

_________________
paul
Member No 1320


Last edited by catsam on Wed Dec 11, 2013 12:43 pm, edited 1 time in total.

Sun Sep 15, 2013 4:27 pm
Profile E-mail
On the Road

Joined: Tue Jun 17, 2008 9:11 pm
Posts: 667
Post Re: Paul's k3
Just make sure that it is black. I once bought one that looked black in the photo but when it arrived it wasn't....

_________________
Education is important.
Cars are importanter.


Sun Sep 15, 2013 9:23 pm
Profile E-mail
Ready for SVA
User avatar

Joined: Thu Jun 27, 2013 11:32 pm
Posts: 337
Location: Norfolk
GTM: K3
Post Re: Paul's k3
hi I have spent time on the car this weekend and fixed the windows. I had to adjust the stops for the motors to get the windows to stop at the top and bottom .
I have also got a new black Door Interior Handle Surround


Attachments:
IMAG1268.jpg
IMAG1268.jpg [ 13.17 KiB | Viewed 10032 times ]
IMAG1267.jpg
IMAG1267.jpg [ 14.87 KiB | Viewed 10865 times ]

_________________
paul
Member No 1320


Last edited by catsam on Sat Apr 26, 2014 3:42 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Sun Sep 22, 2013 7:43 pm
Profile E-mail
Ready for SVA
User avatar

Joined: Thu Jun 27, 2013 11:32 pm
Posts: 337
Location: Norfolk
GTM: K3
Post Re: Paul's k3
i have got the windows working ok.
i'm now looking at the wiring plugs i'm going to change them
with some Sealed Waterproof Connector


Attachments:
window plugs.jpg
window plugs.jpg [ 16.24 KiB | Viewed 10795 times ]
plug.JPG
plug.JPG [ 6.42 KiB | Viewed 10795 times ]
Sat Sep 28, 2013 8:50 pm
Profile E-mail
Ready for SVA
User avatar

Joined: Thu Jun 27, 2013 11:32 pm
Posts: 337
Location: Norfolk
GTM: K3
Post Re: Paul's k3
hi all

I have not done much to my car
im going to fit a start button which i got from ebay but im going to us a arduino with a relay shield to control the starting of the engine no need for a key.
the plain is to use the keyfob which will open the doors disarm the alarm and activate the button which will turn on the ignition then you push button again to start the car.
when the car is running you will use the button to stop the car .
this way over the top just to start the car but it a project


Attachments:
start-button.jpg
start-button.jpg [ 13.93 KiB | Viewed 10032 times ]
relaysld.jpg
relaysld.jpg [ 14.66 KiB | Viewed 10542 times ]
seeduino1.jpg
seeduino1.jpg [ 19.2 KiB | Viewed 10542 times ]

_________________
paul
Member No 1320


Last edited by catsam on Sat Apr 26, 2014 3:40 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Tue Dec 24, 2013 10:39 am
Profile E-mail
Ready for SVA
User avatar

Joined: Thu Jun 27, 2013 11:32 pm
Posts: 337
Location: Norfolk
GTM: K3
Post Re: Paul's k3
the sun it out and i have some time to tinker with my car and i'm in side but i have some code done for my start switch
i just need to find out some things out from the car alarm also a input from the engine to say the car is running
still loads to do to get it to work

i have put the program in a pdf file


Attachments:
the start button.pdf [35.15 KiB]
Downloaded 477 times

_________________
paul
Member No 1320


Last edited by catsam on Sat Apr 26, 2014 3:31 pm, edited 2 times in total.
Sun Mar 09, 2014 1:46 pm
Profile E-mail
Admin, and Coupe Nutter
User avatar

Joined: Fri Sep 14, 2007 10:34 pm
Posts: 1794
Location: In the workshop
GTM: Cox/Coupe
Post Re: Paul's k3
:D
Yes the sun is out!

Good to hear your making some progress, I will have to believe you when you say that is the program. This is something I want to try and do in the future, play with an arduino but at the minute its a bit Greek to me :lol:

Neil

_________________
IF wile e coyote had a GTM he would have one with Nitrous too! watch out road runner! The First GTM into the 11s then the 10s, PB 10.87 @ 125.5 Mph on A048 tyres, and fully road legal at Santa Pod


Sun Mar 09, 2014 2:42 pm
Profile
Ready for SVA
User avatar

Joined: Thu Jun 27, 2013 11:32 pm
Posts: 337
Location: Norfolk
GTM: K3
Post Re: Paul's k3
has anyone fitted one of them ELECTRIC BOOT RELEASE if you have can you help
how did you fit it .
im just trying to find the best place to fit it


Attachments:
ELECTRIC BOOT  RELEASE.JPG
ELECTRIC BOOT RELEASE.JPG [ 72.96 KiB | Viewed 10221 times ]

_________________
paul
Member No 1320


Last edited by catsam on Fri Apr 25, 2014 11:04 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Sun Mar 16, 2014 6:44 pm
Profile E-mail
Ready for SVA
User avatar

Joined: Thu Jun 27, 2013 11:32 pm
Posts: 337
Location: Norfolk
GTM: K3
Post Re: Paul's k3
i was making a new part for the car and i moved the 5as car alarm. and 2 wires fell of the second plug well i say plug it did not have one.
so spent hours looking at the rave cd electrical diagrams to find out where they go. then I found a plug on the web
all i have to do is put it all back


Attachments:
File comment: 5as
IMAG1503-1.jpg
IMAG1503-1.jpg [ 11.38 KiB | Viewed 10109 times ]
File comment: photo (1)
IMAG1501.jpg
IMAG1501.jpg [ 21.53 KiB | Viewed 10109 times ]
File comment: photo (2)
IMAG1504-1.jpg
IMAG1504-1.jpg [ 20.69 KiB | Viewed 10109 times ]
File comment: photo (3)
IMAG1502-1.jpg
IMAG1502-1.jpg [ 24.1 KiB | Viewed 10109 times ]

_________________
paul
Member No 1320
Wed Apr 16, 2014 12:35 pm
Profile E-mail
Ready for SVA
User avatar

Joined: Thu Jun 27, 2013 11:32 pm
Posts: 337
Location: Norfolk
GTM: K3
Post Re: Paul's k3
the cars dash is all back together i have made a new center part for the dash


Attachments:
IMAG1512.jpg
IMAG1512.jpg [ 27.26 KiB | Viewed 9956 times ]

_________________
paul
Member No 1320
Sat May 17, 2014 10:45 pm
Profile E-mail
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 270 posts ]  Go to page 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 ... 18  Next


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group.
Designed by Vjacheslav Trushkin for Free Forums/DivisionCore.

phpBB SEO