1jz Mini, Yes I am Mad!

Thread in 'Project Cars and Builds Threads' started by liamcrowley, Jan 28, 2012.

  1. wigwambam

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    Wow! Haha please make some video with decent sound when you get that thing together! Has brightened an otherwise incredibly dull and rainy evening at work. Good work that man
     
  2. m.d.

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    That's a nice amount of progress there. Looking dam good
     
  3. liamcrowley

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    Not much done recently!:S


    I had to get another hole saw to get me going again, since they seem to last no time for me i said id stock up!:p

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    After getting these i started to remake the rear of the mini, i wasn't really happy wit the way it was so i cut that out and started again. its not finished yet but will be tomorrow. this is the progress i have made so far.

    started by making captive nuts to bolt the diff to,

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    yes i no the bottom of them are not exactly round but this is before i ground them down.:)

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    there will be quite alot more tubes around the diff when finished, wait and see!:p


    A random pic of my poor 66 mini covered in panels in the corner of the shed!:)

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    also today i tried to decide which seats to use in the mini.

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    Yes of coarse im using the kirkey's, got them today off the courier.

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    Bee back again, hopefully tomorrow!
     
  4. liamcrowley

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    Right im back again with an update.

    I have most of the rear chassis done and most of the diff cage/mounting points done.

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    Yes i no it looks like its all crooked but thats just because the diff is offset like all diff's!:)


    What i need next is a few jose joints to make my rear arms, and also im after running out of tube again!

    Not too sure when il update next but it should be in about a week.
     
  5. Ruishy1

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    i tip my hat to you squire, truly mad project :)
     
  6. Michel NL

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    Bloody Hell!!
    nice project!
     
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  7. -WJ-

    -WJ- Dutch drifter

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    you DO like your new pipe bender, don't you ;)

    Where did you get it ?
     
  8. akinadan79

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    This'll be lethal on the quarter mile...but fuck yeah, why not!

    I'm thinking Team America colour scheme to match the 'secret wave' that you'll be doing when the brakes fail

     
  9. Doritofu

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    OK, this is freaking awesome, originallity is crazy. but a questions on your seats. Wouldn't it make more sence to mount the driver on the left, away from the exhaust and turbo to keep the heat down? just a theory, i don't really know much about high performance engines.
     
  10. Ash_s14a

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    Amazing project mate. This will be awesome.

    Keep the updates coming!!
     
  11. liamcrowley

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    Yup I do like it!;)

    I got it here, Pro Tools Tube bender :thumbs:
     
  12. liamcrowley

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    Ya that is a good idea but Id say I'm going to keep it rhd, even tho it would make my life easier to make it lhd!:p
     
  13. Doritofu

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    true, i do love my RHD. I drove a LHD once and pulled open the door instead of the hand brake lol, good thing it was auto.
     
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    sick build man!!!
     
  15. metaldrift

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    Awesome craftsmanship! :D Ridiculously mental idea, but i bet it will come out totally insane! :D
     
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    Excellent fabrication skills, hats off. Cant wait to see it driving.
     
  17. Skoch1

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    Fair play to you man! ya have some balls! Can't wait to see the finished project, keep up dgood work!
     
  18. Beezy

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    66 mini!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Oh mate, i take it thats a full resta jobbie? So your have 2 amazing Minis.

    Use to own a full race straight cut 1380 on a 45, loved it!!

    Please finish this one though, it will own everything!!!!
     
  19. chidley

    chidley i like fingers

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    i imagine the prop on this will be about as long as my dick, which isnt very long at all
     
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    any more on this its a sick sick build. iv defo seen that mini before your hardly paddies bro are ya?
     

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