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Steve and Matt Pegrum
  • Male
  • Brentwood, essex
  • United Kingdom

Steve and Matt Pegrum's Friends

  • Neville Smith
  • James Doulton
  • John Allen
  • rob saul
  • Adrian Southgate

Steve and Matt Pegrum's Discussions

DIY Paint

Started this discussion. Last reply by Neville Smith Jul 11. 33 Replies

So the cars only been on the road for a few years now and i'm not particularly happy with the paint/body. When we originally started the re-build, the body was in a very bad state, absolutely covered…Continue

Car covers

Started this discussion. Last reply by James Doulton Mar 7. 6 Replies

For when parked outside for a while.We had an off the shelf cover from Halfords that was ok for a bit but then degradedSo wondered about something better and much more tailored.I just found this…Continue

Dash Connections

Started this discussion. Last reply by Adrian Southgate Jan 16. 14 Replies

As we know there can be many many electrical connections to the dashboard that makes removal and replacement a pain.Putting it all on a plug and socket would help but it tends to be difficult to find…Continue

Phaeton Series 3 Anti Roll bar removal?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve and Matt Pegrum Apr 3. 73 Replies

It seems completely unnecessary and the mounting points stop the front from tipping up properlyI'm also interested in castor adjustmentSo, has anyone done the removal of the Escort Mk 2 thing?I can…Continue

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Latest Activity

Neville Smith replied to Steve and Matt Pegrum's discussion DIY Paint
"My Son did take a long time to get it right."
Jul 11
Daryl Heasman replied to Steve and Matt Pegrum's discussion DIY Paint
"Why not just use Vinyl in your choice of colour, your choice of font  and then just laq  over the whole lot ,easy with no sharp edges"
Jul 10
Adrian Southgate replied to Steve and Matt Pegrum's discussion DIY Paint
"That second one is very close if not perfect Neville."
Jul 10
Steve and Matt Pegrum replied to Steve and Matt Pegrum's discussion DIY Paint
"Thanks I guess we then have to choice of domed or whatever sticker in a style reminiscent  of an enamel badge - or a completely flat Vinyl cutout. I am supposing that the flat cutout type would be all one colour with the paint/gelcoat showing…"
Jul 10
Neville Smith replied to Steve and Matt Pegrum's discussion DIY Paint
"I will ask my lad if he can produce the artwork for this with the outline for the letters and the outer line transparent to allow the chrome to show through"
Jul 10
Steve and Matt Pegrum replied to Steve and Matt Pegrum's discussion DIY Paint
"Ooh I just found out the dome sticker people *can* do chrome/silver. I think it is the backing of the underlying vinyl. So probably we need a transparent gif containing the black and white and the silver layer is then the transparent…"
Jul 10
Steve and Matt Pegrum replied to Steve and Matt Pegrum's discussion DIY Paint
"I've got an original one Black White Silver one here. It's 6" x 1" exactly. (Tim was working in imperial measurements I think) It's not that nice though as it has very square / sharp edges which snag polishing cloths…"
Jul 10
Neville Smith replied to Steve and Matt Pegrum's discussion DIY Paint
"Hi Daryl, Phaeton bonnet size, I think its approx 150mm x 25mm"
Jul 10
Daryl Heasman replied to Steve and Matt Pegrum's discussion DIY Paint
"What size are you calling original Neville ,Dutton supplied 3 different sizes I know of -:)) possibly more"
Jul 10
Neville Smith replied to Steve and Matt Pegrum's discussion DIY Paint
"This is what my Son did for me and I believe this is the correct font? what do you think? The top one is to be done as a cut vinyl so no background, second one is as close as the original as he could get."
Jul 10
Steve and Matt Pegrum replied to Steve and Matt Pegrum's discussion DIY Paint
"I did this. Grammerly font is a good replacement for what ever was originally used.Colours can easily be changed as can the text itself obviously. I just wish I could work out how get it to work as a transparent gif or whatever with no…"
Jul 10
Adrian Southgate replied to Steve and Matt Pegrum's discussion DIY Paint
"brand new in box or bag...  Sorry, ebay abbreviation"
Jul 9
Neville Smith replied to Steve and Matt Pegrum's discussion DIY Paint
"If it's any help guys, my son has just redrawn the badge in digital format and is ready to send anywhere to be printed"
Jul 9
James Doulton replied to Steve and Matt Pegrum's discussion DIY Paint
"BNIB?"
Jul 9
Adrian Southgate replied to Steve and Matt Pegrum's discussion DIY Paint
"I have an original BNIB bonnet badge on my desk to scan / photo as appropriate, took some finding but ... success.White letters, light gold or silver border, black background with a thin line round the outside."
Jul 9
James Doulton replied to Steve and Matt Pegrum's discussion DIY Paint
"I'm not sure about not needing Legerra or Sierra. Also Malaga, B Plus, B Type, Beneto, Canterra, Rico ... okay we'd need a line somewhere!"
Jul 9

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Duttons owned
Series 3 Phaeton
Engine Type and Transmission Type
2L Zetec Blacktop with Ford ecu
Post code
abc 123

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phaeton update

Posted on November 19, 2015 at 22:53 12 Comments

Since getting the car on the road, a couple of years ago now, we've noticed some lack of steering feel. We measured the caster angle earlier in the year and noticed each side were not even the same and i cant remember what the actual measurement figure was but it could definitely be improved. Last weekends little project was to make some spare wishbones we had adjustable.…

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Stoneleigh

Posted on May 4, 2015 at 22:00 11 Comments

First successful trip to Stoneleigh after the series 3 Phaeton rebuild. Longest run to date and apart from a few improvements the car was faultless!  

Got the Zetec Running

Posted on November 19, 2013 at 10:00 11 Comments

On a standard EEC-V Ford ECU as well!

Turns out you just need to make sure that you get the ignition key from the donor car, as well as the key sensor ring from the inside of the donor steering column shroud.

Guess what, the OBD diagnostic reader even works too!  I've connected it to a cheapo bluetooth OBD reader and now I can get all kinds of fancy info from my Android OBD app including RPM, Temperature, throttle angle and even car performance (although I've not tried that…

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Back end

Posted on April 12, 2013 at 18:49 1 Comment

Ive been doing loads of work on my S3 Phaeton project over the last few months and am now starting to think about bodywork.

I love the front with the ground scraping spoiler, but I'm less enamoured of the rear, even thouhg I've now got a bumper for it.

Any suggestions or good pictures for rear end styling?

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At 8:08 on December 18, 2012, Steve and Matt Pegrum said…
Quite impressed with the modernity of this site. Complete version for mobiles!
At 22:16 on November 18, 2012, Dave Taylor said…

Hello Steve welcome to the site

 
 
 

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