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    An offer you don't get every day...

    My Uncle-in-Law has asked for help rebuilding his car. Now, I am probably not the best person to ask because I have seriously limited knowledge of rebuilding cars but he is a mechanic and would probably teach me what I would need to know, so it could be a good learning curve for me.

    Only thing is, its a 1930's Austin 6!! Not the ideal engine to take to bits but I suppose its easier to start simple?!

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    Principles will be the same mate - but with no ECUs etc to confuse matters!

    Best of luck

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    It will be as simple as they come and as a result you will probably have a great time working on it!

    Just hope he has a supply of parts!
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    I would imagine it would be good to get to know the basics of engine internals?

    He does have another Austin 6 that works and is a fabricator anyway so I would imagine he could make parts if necessary?

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    everbodys got to start somewhere, would be good fun doing up an old car

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    Would have been better if he said he was wanting to strip and rebuild my engine!!

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    Thats a good place to start learning about engines as it'll back to basics as such. Go for it Rob
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    Sounds like an awesome project to get started on, no point jumping in at the deep end. Get stuck into it and make sure you post plenty of pics up here for it.

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    Watch out in the projects forum.... might make quite a good addition! Bets nobody has done that yet!!

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    well if you can get it all up and runing reliably then its one up on your current enginge...
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