Coupe/ SAAB/ SE5 thing...

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Post by Dcrosby13 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 9:15 am

I have deliberately been fairly quiet on this as I did not want to start a build thread then not make any progress, So, in short, we wanted a very quick coupe shaped thing hence we set about finding a rough coupe for sale. Luckily I found a neglected one that had lost its identity and had a chassis made of dust, ideal! after all, it would be a shame to butcher a nice one, there is a post on here somewhere stating that it did have a registration of 230KY(im awaiting the lube jokes) (the post is titled "2 Unknown? Coupe's discovered") which is now attached to a new BMW. Found in 2012 was originally Gold but now Red 2.5 . Chassis number 425011 reg 230 KY last tax disc 1978
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Post by Dcrosby13 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 9:18 am

Given the condition of the chassis and the fact it had no identity we had to look at alternatives and finding a Coupe chassis with an ID would be nigh impossible. having done some research it was clear that with a little bit of work an SE5 chassis could be made to fit.


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Post by Dcrosby13 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 9:22 am

So we set about finding an SE5 donor, ideally, I wanted a chassis only but as is usually the case people want to be rid of the bodys too. again we found a suitably neglected SE5 albeit with a good chassis and set about stripping it down, I did offer the body around but nobody wanted it, shame really as I did not enjoy killing an SE5 at all!


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Post by Dcrosby13 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 9:26 am



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Post by Dcrosby13 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 9:27 am

With the rolling chassis in the workshop and out of the way it was time to tackle the coupe....


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