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PostPosted: Mon Jun 22, 2015 7:24 pm 
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Hi guys. I'm new to the forum but seeing as I have used a number of the posts here to help my restoration I thought I'd add my own.

My dad's MuddyFox Courier has been sitting around getting rusty for as long as I can remember. When I went online to see if it was worth anything I saw that it was a popular restoration project, so I thought I'd do the same!

I have used Armourtex in Hackney, London to do the respray. Just a white powder coat with no laquer (I don't remember the code, my bad - sorry!).

I used diginate.com to print the vinyl stickers, and they seem to be great quality.

It's still a work in progress, but it's getting there! I'll keep this post updated. It should be finished within a week or two!


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File comment: This is what I had to start with. It's all original apart from the tyres, saddle and pedals so hopefully it should be a fairly true restoration.
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File comment: It's a bit worse for wear, but all the important parts are still there and original.
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File comment: Almost finished stripping down the frame ready for a respray. Luckily my dad still had the original saddle in the garage! You can see that the seat post and some of the head set has rusted up. The bars have also been sawn down a little but not enough to warrant finding a replacement set.
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File comment: Here are my decals (if anyone would like them). They aren't perfect but they've done the job.
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File comment: And here it is after the powder coat and vinyl stickers (applied by me) have been done! I also replaced the bottom bracket with a BB-UN55 as they've stopped making the UN51.
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 22, 2015 10:16 pm 
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Location: Chorlton, where you knit your own yoghurt.
Good start :-) What are the circular decals for?


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 23, 2015 7:57 am 
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cheers! the circular decals go on either side of the front hub.


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 23, 2015 9:47 am 
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good work! will you take this off your old man or will he get the pleasure of his bike brought back to life?


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 06, 2018 10:32 pm 
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Any idea who supply’s this sticker kit in the U.K.? Thank you


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:52 pm 
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There's a chap on here who goes under the moniker of gil_m. He can supply you. Send him a PM in the first instance...

hth...


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