Baba's RB Powered S13 Barn Find Drift Project

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  1. Baba

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    So picked this old girl up from James Hudson (the legend) a few months ago.

    Car had been sat in his back garden for several years with trees growing inside it and an army of snails defending it.

    It has some redeeming features which I will go into later...

    Here's some pics of how it was when I picked it up.

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  2. Amr Abubakr

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    Looks pretty good from the outside
    What's your plan for it? :)
     
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    Rb25 with a pikey plenum?
    Looks... crusty!
     
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  4. Baba

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    Thanks mate. Plan is to get it ready for Drift Cup and eventually BDC.

    Haha! Yes mate, that's why I bought this :D

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    A few updates:



    Bought some 10J Dishy wheels :D :D :D
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    Binned the standard seat for a Sparco FIA seat :)
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    No more crusty looking engine. Blinding! :p
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    Bought some more bits...

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    Had to be done. Just the hooligan inside me.
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    Replaced broken FPR
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    Now time to bin this horrible DIY inlet manifold.
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    And replace it with this
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    Now to cut out all the rust and rebuild the chassis rails etc...

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    Test fitting the body kit

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  6. adomz

    adomz Fixin`Repairin

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    Looks great dude!!
    Keep it going!!

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    Nice progress mate
    What metal did you use to fix the rust on the rails? And can it be used to fix the sills as well?
     
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    Are those TSW Venoms? Flashback!
     
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    Looking good! Look forward to seeing you on the start line of Driftcup - you aiming to compete this year?
     
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    Think they were copies
    Smith twists lol
     
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    This is how it looks now. Not perfect but it will do for now.

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    Hi Mate,
    Was just normal sheet metal. Why not buy ready made complete sills? They are dirt cheap.

    No idea what they are? You wanna buy them for super cheap with new tyres? LOL

    Thanks mate. Was hoping to compete this year but time has run out. Still might try and get in mid season if possible. Hope to meet you at Drift Matsuri. You going?

    Did I buy them off you? LOL
     
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    Thanks for all the likes and comments guys. Really appreciate it.
     
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    Sorry mate, didn't make it unfortunately, but got mine back now so just need to build it up and should be out and about in it! Hoping to get to a flatout factory day soon at Teesside!
     
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    Roll Cage built and fitted by HDF Motorsport. Thanks for the awesome workmanship Billy!


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