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Post by CNHSS1 » Sun Nov 12, 2017 9:42 pm

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Post by CNHSS1 » Sun Nov 12, 2017 9:42 pm

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Post by efi_sprintgte » Sun Nov 12, 2017 9:48 pm

Good effort mate


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Post by CNHSS1 » Sun Nov 12, 2017 10:18 pm

Cheers James :D
Slight miscalculation on the mock up as the engine needs to be angled relative to the box as Nissan box is near square and the engine angles to nearside few degrees but can be rectified on proper one


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Post by BigBobPilot » Sun Nov 12, 2017 10:47 pm

A mock up is to check what the issues are, so all good.

Lots of room when it's just a bare engine block.


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Post by BigBobPilot » Sun Nov 12, 2017 10:48 pm

Possibly better to make the adjustments on the mdf and install it again to double check, before spending the money going to metal.


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Post by CNHSS1 » Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:52 pm

Yeah agreed will remake it over next week or so but confident it's doable


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Post by CNHSS1 » Sun Nov 26, 2017 5:53 pm

Removed mock engine and box again and ordered material for adaptor plate along with new bolts to suit

Started to look at front suspension
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Post by CNHSS1 » Sun Nov 26, 2017 5:58 pm

I made some mock up tubular wishbones a good few years ago so are revisiting.
Plan is to make a jig and make 'proper' tubular ones and then sell off the current poly bushed originals
Uppers have strengthening around ballpoint area and triangulated for upper damper mounts to stop twisting and add strength
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Post by CNHSS1 » Sun Nov 26, 2017 6:40 pm

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Post by CNHSS1 » Sun Nov 26, 2017 6:41 pm

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Post by efi_sprintgte » Sun Nov 26, 2017 7:27 pm

Cool! 8)


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Post by b.c.flat hat » Sun Nov 26, 2017 10:47 pm

Good t' see yer back int' shed!



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Post by CNHSS1 » Sun Nov 26, 2017 10:51 pm

b.c.flat hat wrote:
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Good t' see yer back int' shed!

Luvvin it Brian 8)

How's your man cave coming along?


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Post by MikeyBikey » Sun Nov 26, 2017 11:12 pm

Looking good. Out of curiosity, how have you centred the bellhousing to the gearbox


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