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Bolt Points Melos Body to Chassis

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve Kerswell Apr 16. 4 Replies

Can anyone help please,I have undone all the body to chassis bolts from the back to as far as the seat mount bolts, and can see the ones at the very front. What else is holding the shell down? I want…Continue

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"Thanks Scott, really useful info, Paul"
May 14
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"I may have missed the conversation but what is the manifold off? I have a silver top 2.0, will it fit that do you know?"
Apr 18
Steve Kerswell replied to Paul's discussion Bolt Points Melos Body to Chassis
"Slip a thin piece of steel, a rule is good, between chassis and body and slide it along, finding the fixings as you go."
Apr 16
Paul replied to Paul's discussion Bolt Points Melos Body to Chassis
"Thanks for the pointers. I think I am going to have to remove the carpet to check round for pop rivets. Unfortunately its well glued in!"
Apr 16
Dave Adams replied to Paul's discussion Bolt Points Melos Body to Chassis
"there may also be random pop rivets in the body tub.......some folks also put a sticky tape between the body and chassis, that can also hold it down..."
Apr 15
Adrian Southgate replied to Paul's discussion Bolt Points Melos Body to Chassis
"I've never stripped a melos but I think they are very much of the same design as the legerra and phaeton so here goes. 2 bolts rear cross member    2 bolts on braces for roll cage    4 bolts on roll cage    seat…"
Apr 14
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Bolt Points Melos Body to Chassis

Can anyone help please,I have undone all the body to chassis bolts from the back to as far as the seat mount bolts, and can see the ones at the very front. What else is holding the shell down? I want to lift it about 4'' to get a coat of paint on the chassis top surface,PaulSee More
Apr 14
Paul replied to Aaron 's discussion Tinkering with my S4
"Thanks anyway, regards Paul"
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Apr 3
Paul replied to Aaron 's discussion Tinkering with my S4
"Hi Aaron, Noticed the gaz coil over in one of your pictures. I have a melos with a similar rear end. what was the spec/ price on these units?"
Apr 2
Paul left a comment for James Doulton
"Hi James, No not my handy work. I have recently acquired the Melos and am working through it back to front! It has had a 5 link rear conversion at some time so I am stripping it all down. Zetec install is not that good as it is on Zenith carbs that…"
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James Doulton left a comment for Paul
"Hayling Island - we used to go there for summer holidays when I was a kid. I remember that we stayed at a cottage called The Three Bears. I don't remember any thing else."
Mar 30
James Doulton left a comment for Paul
"Hi Paul, a Zetec Melos, that sounds interesting. Was that your work? any pictures that you could share? Is it a project or is it on the road?"
Mar 30
Jim (across the pond) Adamek left a comment for Paul
"Hi Paul, These guys are great if you have any issues with your Dutton. My old girl here in Florida would not be on the road today if it wasn't for these guys."
Mar 30
Dave Adams left a comment for Paul
"welcome to the nut house....."
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Melos
Engine Type and Transmission Type
Zetec
Post code
Po110ew

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At 7:21 on March 30, 2017, James Doulton said…

Hayling Island - we used to go there for summer holidays when I was a kid. I remember that we stayed at a cottage called The Three Bears. I don't remember any thing else.

At 7:14 on March 30, 2017, James Doulton said…

Hi Paul, a Zetec Melos, that sounds interesting. Was that your work? any pictures that you could share? Is it a project or is it on the road?

At 0:59 on March 30, 2017, Jim (across the pond) Adamek said…

Hi Paul, These guys are great if you have any issues with your Dutton. My old girl here in Florida would not be on the road today if it wasn't for these guys.

At 21:12 on March 29, 2017, Dave Adams said…

welcome to the nut house.....

 
 
 

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