New FD Project

Thread in 'Project Cars and Builds Threads' started by Scooby J, Feb 26, 2007.

  1. christomofo

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    Subscribed! Awesome car mate just please dont have us all wait another couple of years for the finished product :thumbs:
     
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    Awesome build man :) I just wonder if the seats won’t get too much heat from the exhaust. Are you going to use some heat shields? Or you don’t think that’s going to make any big issues. Once again the project looks amazing.
     
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    epic fd love the way its head now
     
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    fuck! this is pukka will be keeping an eye on this keep up the good work mate
     
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    Sweet mother of christ.
     
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    Epic read, cant wait for more updates on this!
     
  7. Scooby J

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    little bit done on the trans tunnel now that both tunnels for the mufflers are all tacked in. Until i get my hand on the rest of the manifold parts i can really build the drivers side of the trans tunnel as i need to build it around the down pipe.

    I have also had a play with the gear shift. I took a second gear stick from a spare gearbox and mounted that in the stock position on a supported plate. 'bodged' linkage for now to test the theory, and it worked. So i will have to get a proper linkage machined, few sleeves done for where i drilled through the shifters

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    Shifter, by no means a long term solution even after the new bits are machined but should work for now.

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    You can put the lever in the forward hole on the fd gearbox , you
    Need to make a boss for the top but it works , the boxes don't last long on a triple !!
     
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    Due to the box being +10" further back it doesn't give enough distance unfortunatly still leaves the shifter in an awkward position.
     
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    Coming along niceelyy, good luck mate.
     
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    A touch more sheet metal done on the car past few nights.

    I'm really just going around tacking all the bits that need doing and then i'll spend a couple of solid days welding the whole thing arfter.

    I have left plenty of room around the back of the block so access is nice and easy

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    Also now started on the wide arches..... Step one, nice round mark

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    Weld.

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    this willl be insane.
     
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    this is guna be epic
     
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    Cheers people,

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    You Know i wish i had a clear week to crack on with metal work instead of having to do a bit here and a bit there.... Anyway, a touch more on the arches both side kinda tacked up now. Still not 100% sure how i'm going to finish the rear of these ones yet. Been playing with ideas but nothing has taken my fancy yet. WIll get a little more done on the front wings whilst i chew over some ideas for the rear.

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    epic winning on a grand scale!! :D :D
     
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    Unreal project will keep an eye on this one you will need serious wheels to fill them arches
     
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    Some sunday work!

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    SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOoo much welding to do!!!
     
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    Bit of tweeking to be done but with the car on jacks you get a referance of how far out the wheels sit. Obviously these are only 9" wide not the 13" that will be needed....

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