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Re: Why I've been quiet

Postby Nash » Fri Jan 31, 2020 3:47 pm

I can confirm we ditched the weapons of mass destruction inclusion as they played havoc with the CoG and weight calculations :D

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Re: Why I've been quiet

Postby Tony C » Fri Jan 31, 2020 8:58 pm

I still have some sound deadening in the spare wheel well in the boot that needs to come out so with 2 CO² extinguishers on order that is my Saturday job this week along with the removal of the old internal roofbars that are no longer needed now the car is caged. This both reduces weight and lowers the cars centre of gravity.

Looking good, though surely you'll lower the centre of gravity, unless you could be mistaken for Lewis Hamilton now........ :lol:
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Re: Why I've been quiet

Postby Nash » Fri Jan 31, 2020 9:41 pm

Tony C wrote:I still have some sound deadening in the spare wheel well in the boot that needs to come out so with 2 CO² extinguishers on order that is my Saturday job this week along with the removal of the old internal roofbars that are no longer needed now the car is caged. This both reduces weight and lowers the cars centre of gravity.

Looking good, though surely you'll lower the centre of gravity, unless you could be mistaken for Lewis Hamilton now........ :lol:


Maybe the entire Hamiltom family Tony.

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Re: Why I've been quiet

Postby Tony C » Fri Jan 31, 2020 9:59 pm

No offence meant, power to weight and all that...podiums beckon
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Re: Why I've been quiet

Postby b33fy » Fri Jan 31, 2020 10:32 pm

Dildo in one, kebab in the other?
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Re: Why I've been quiet

Postby Nash » Fri Jan 31, 2020 10:54 pm

Tony C wrote:No offence meant, power to weight and all that...podiums beckon


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Re: Why I've been quiet

Postby Nash » Fri Jan 31, 2020 10:56 pm

b33fy wrote:Dildo in one, kebab in the other?


What you do with your weekends is entirely up to you Mike.

Did you get your forums mixed up again?
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Re: Why I've been quiet

Postby greenwoo » Sat Feb 01, 2020 12:23 am

unless you could be mistaken for Lewis Hamilton now.

hell, even with Sue's dodgy eyesight she isn;t colourblind

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Re: Why I've been quiet

Postby Nash » Sun Sep 06, 2020 8:36 pm

Well that was a long gap between posts!!!

As the world tries to kick-start I finally got to see the car for the first time in 5 months at the end of July.

Since then progress has been made.

The shell was painted internally with the cage complete
The engine bay was rebuilt with the re-constructed mounts all seam welded in along with the rest of the bay and all painted.
The subframe and suspension arms were all powdercoated and where applicable rebushed with Spherical bearings and fitted to the shell.
The new suspension was assembled at each corner loosely.
New rear brake assemblies installed and the new front brakes ordered.
The engine and box assembly was mated once the new lightened flywheel and clutch was fitted to go with the LSD and changed final drive and fitted in the engine bay.
Attachments
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Engine install in progress.
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Front end awaiting brakes
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Rear end boxed up
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Rear end coming together
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Suspension installed
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Rack installed
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Engine bay in paint
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Powdercoated subframe installed
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Spherical bearings fitted
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Progress
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Stick it together
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Pig in poop
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Cage in paint
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Re: Why I've been quiet

Postby Wingco » Mon Sep 07, 2020 7:46 am

Great progress Neil, the car looks great love the colour.
So whats your time scale now you have done so much ? are you looking to get a track day done this year ?
Looking forward to the next update.
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