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« Reply #285 on: 24 February, 2017, 09:52:12 AM »

Hi Rob,

I have a massive collection of photographs of the retoration, I'll trawl through them and post some soon.

Robin.
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« Reply #286 on: 24 February, 2017, 07:35:48 PM »

That will be great Robin  Wink. I do enjoy seeing a good restoration coming together!

Cheers, Rob
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« Reply #287 on: 01 February, 2019, 01:53:55 AM »

That will be great Robin  Wink. I do enjoy seeing a good restoration coming together!

Cheers, Rob
Back in 2003 when Robin and myself both owned Fulvia 2c Berlina's, I was in Robin's neck of the wood after dropping my Daughter and her Husband off at Gatwick airport, and as previously arranged I called in, I knew about 'Modestine' but this was my first encounter with this lovely Lancia, in retrospect I do wonder if at the time if Robin really knew what he'd let himself ( and Margaret) in for Shocked

I was astonished to see her size and the amount of work to do.
As many will know the body wasn't her original body, and that Robin had hunted far and wide to find a suitable body to cloth her in, but even then needed it needed a lot of work and alteration.
Fast forward to 3 years later in Turin and the 100th Anniversary of Lancia, and it was amazing to see how much they had achieved.
I spoke to Robin the other day who gave me permission to post these photos, these had been taken in 2003 on the understanding that they would stay secret, until Robin chose to show her to everyone.
Ploughing through many Lancia photos the other day I came across them, and this is the first time they have ever been shown to anyone other than Robin and Margaret.
Brian
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* Modestine a lot of Valves 2003.JPG (324.07 KB, 1280x960 - viewed 58 times.)

* Modestine alterations to body 2003.JPG (309.33 KB, 1280x960 - viewed 59 times.)

* Modestine Big Drum 2003.JPG (319.57 KB, 1280x960 - viewed 57 times.)

* Modestine Body in white 2003.JPG (303.89 KB, 1280x960 - viewed 57 times.)

* Modestine Engine Near side.JPG (317.3 KB, 1280x960 - viewed 53 times.)

* Modestine from Front 2003.JPG (319.31 KB, 1280x960 - viewed 54 times.)

* Modestine Front Bumper 2003.JPG (319.79 KB, 1280x960 - viewed 58 times.)

* Modestine Front Cable Brake 2003.JPG (313.81 KB, 1280x960 - viewed 59 times.)
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« Reply #288 on: 01 February, 2019, 02:02:23 AM »

That will be great Robin  Wink. I do enjoy seeing a good restoration coming together!

Cheers, Rob
Back in 2003 when Robin and myself both owned Fulvia 2c Berlina's, I was in Robin's neck of the wood after dropping my Daughter and her Husband off at Gatwick airport, and as previously arranged I called in, I knew about 'Modestine' but this was my first encounter with this lovely Lancia, in retrospect I do wonder if at the time if Robin really knew what he'd let himself ( and Margaret) in for Shocked

I was astonished to see her size and the amount of work to do.
As many will know the body wasn't her original body, and that Robin had hunted far and wide to find a suitable body to cloth her in, but even then needed it needed a lot of work and alteration.
Fast forward to 3 years later in Turin and the 100th Anniversary of Lancia, and it was amazing to see how much they had achieved.
I spoke to Robin the other day who gave me permission to post these photos, these had been taken in 2003 on the understanding that they would stay secret, until Robin chose to show her to everyone.
Ploughing through many Lancia photos the other day I came across them, and this is the first time they have ever been shown to anyone other than Robin and Margaret.
Brian
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* Modestine Headlamp and Robin 2003.JPG (328.97 KB, 1280x960 - viewed 50 times.)

* Modestine Gear Knob 2003.JPG (331.42 KB, 1280x960 - viewed 51 times.)

* Modestine Hood Mechanism.JPG (317.01 KB, 1280x960 - viewed 53 times.)

* Modestine Hydraulic oiler 2003.JPG (313.26 KB, 1280x960 - viewed 59 times.)

* Modestine Ignition 2003.JPG (319.82 KB, 1280x960 - viewed 54 times.)

* Modestine Offside of Engine.JPG (315.32 KB, 1280x960 - viewed 52 times.)

* Modestine Rear Oiler.JPG (304.44 KB, 1280x960 - viewed 44 times.)

* Modestine Starter 2003.JPG (320.95 KB, 1280x960 - viewed 58 times.)
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« Reply #289 on: 01 February, 2019, 02:08:44 AM »

That will be great Robin  Wink. I do enjoy seeing a good restoration coming together!

Cheers, Rob
Back in 2003 when Robin and myself both owned Fulvia 2c Berlina's, I was in Robin's neck of the wood after dropping my Daughter and her Husband off at Gatwick airport, and as previously arranged I called in, I knew about 'Modestine' but this was my first encounter with this lovely Lancia, in retrospect I do wonder if at the time if Robin really knew what he'd let himself ( and Margaret) in for Shocked

I was astonished to see her size and the amount of work to do.
As many will know the body wasn't her original body, and that Robin had hunted far and wide to find a suitable body to cloth her in, but even then needed it needed a lot of work and alteration.
Fast forward to 3 years later in Turin and the 100th Anniversary of Lancia, and it was amazing to see how much they had achieved.
I spoke to Robin the other day who gave me permission to post these photos, these had been taken in 2003 on the understanding that they would stay secret, until Robin chose to show her to everyone.
Ploughing through many Lancia photos the other day I came across them, and this is the first time they have ever been shown to anyone other than Robin and Margaret.
Brian
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* Modestine The Future Still to be Realised 2003.JPG (309.81 KB, 1280x960 - viewed 50 times.)

* Modestines Hood Frames 2003.JPG (309.33 KB, 1280x960 - viewed 36 times.)

* Modestines New Body 2003.JPG (310.18 KB, 1280x960 - viewed 35 times.)

* Modestine-Brian Hilton 2003.JPG (320.01 KB, 1280x960 - viewed 36 times.)

* Modestine Robin, Margaret and South African Friends Turin 2006.JPG (372.84 KB, 1600x1200 - viewed 38 times.)

* Modestine in Turin 2006.JPG (375.69 KB, 1600x1200 - viewed 37 times.)
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« Reply #290 on: 01 February, 2019, 12:12:48 PM »


Inspiring.  Was thinking of Robin doing that and the HF just yesterday.  Its the will and the focus that gets projects done...
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« Reply #291 on: 04 February, 2019, 11:29:48 PM »

Many thanks for the memories Brian, I went down to the workshop today just to remind myself of where we are now.
Was it all worth it? Certainly was!

Robin.
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