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by fastty
7th July 2018 - 8:20pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: project 72 fastty
Replies: 211
Views: 37843

Re: project 72 fastty

thanks. :D finally got chance to do a bit more this week, got on with making a rover v8 to mazda rx8 gear box adaptor and today i was able to bolt them together. https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1798667.jpg https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1798665.jpg https://www.thesamba.com/vw/galler...
by fastty
20th May 2018 - 9:46pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: project 72 fastty
Replies: 211
Views: 37843

Re: project 72 fastty

thanks. bit more done. got the engine sat in place to see what room there is. https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1781703.jpg https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1781702.jpg https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1781700.jpg https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1781699.jpg looks like its...
by fastty
21st April 2018 - 8:28pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: project 72 fastty
Replies: 211
Views: 37843

Re: project 72 fastty

finally made some decent progress. got all the main frame in place and welded. https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1770765.jpg https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1770764.jpg also got the front suspension cross member in postion and welded. https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1770762.jpg...
by fastty
3rd March 2018 - 5:55pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: project 72 fastty
Replies: 211
Views: 37843

Re: project 72 fastty

finally getting on with the chassis , got most of it mocked up in place. https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1752433.jpg https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1752432.jpg https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1752431.jpg https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1752434.jpg and got the new fro...
by fastty
24th February 2018 - 11:03pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: project 72 fastty
Replies: 211
Views: 37843

Re: project 72 fastty

cheers, got the other front wing tacked up today. https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1749556.jpg also got the first front wing sanded up and back on the car along with the door. https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1749557.jpg https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1749558.jpg https://www.t...
by fastty
20th February 2018 - 11:47pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: project 72 fastty
Replies: 211
Views: 37843

Re: project 72 fastty

once i had worked out how i was going to stretch the front wing i just cut it, made a filler panel and tacked it all up. https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1747969.jpg https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1747972.jpg with the wheels mocked up in place it gives a good idea to how it,s going t...
by fastty
19th February 2018 - 11:05pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: project 72 fastty
Replies: 211
Views: 37843

Re: project 72 fastty

yep all in hand , car will have to go through the BIVA test.
the worst part of the test is the windows, these have to be e43 marked so the standard glass wont pass.
by fastty
19th February 2018 - 8:51pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: project 72 fastty
Replies: 211
Views: 37843

Re: project 72 fastty

cheers guy,s i am finally making a little progress, got the body sat on the chassis jig. https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1747486.jpg https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1747487.jpg still got to fix it to the jig but i cant do that untill i have stretched the front wings about 6" so i can...
by fastty
2nd February 2018 - 6:10pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: project 72 fastty
Replies: 211
Views: 37843

Re: project 72 fastty

the chassis jig turned up today from the powder coaters, :D https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1740741.jpg https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1740740.jpg https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1740739.jpg it really looks the part and im that impressed with it im going to have them lasor c...
by fastty
12th January 2018 - 8:50pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: project 72 fastty
Replies: 211
Views: 37843

Re: project 72 fastty

bit done today, got the rear section of the chassis all welded up. https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1732750.jpg https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1732749.jpg https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1732748.jpg https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1732747.jpg and the gearbox turned up...
by fastty
9th January 2018 - 11:29pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: project 72 fastty
Replies: 211
Views: 37843

Re: project 72 fastty

finally got to do a bit on the chassis. started with the rear kick ups, got them welded and then set them at ride height with a wheel just to make sure its as i wanted it. https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1731804.jpg https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1731803.jpg https://www.thesamba.com...
by fastty
6th January 2018 - 10:04pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: project 72 fastty
Replies: 211
Views: 37843

Re: project 72 fastty

before building the fassty i needed a jig to build it on and after many sleepless nights i came up with this. https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1730631.jpg https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1730630.jpg https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1730629.jpg it can be moved around on the cast...
by fastty
4th January 2018 - 10:57pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: project 72 fastty
Replies: 211
Views: 37843

Re: project 72 fastty

few parts landed this week, mainly the xjr supercharger setup that im going to fit to a 3.9 rover v8.
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going to weld up the chassis jig tomorrow so should be able to start building soon.
by fastty
29th December 2017 - 10:02pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: project 72 fastty
Replies: 211
Views: 37843

Re: project 72 fastty

Angelo Amato, yeah its kind of a demo run for the universal chassis i have designed, putting one under the fassty and a mate of mine is also putting one of my chassis under under his ford prefect project. iron out any problems with them and hopefully next year i might be able to sell a few. broady, ...
by fastty
27th December 2017 - 10:44pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: project 72 fastty
Replies: 211
Views: 37843

Re: project 72 fastty

cheers broady-6, :thumbsup: got alot done today, body is now off the chassis. https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1726101.jpg wanted to mock the shell up at ride height with the wheels on to get an idea of how its going to look. https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1726100.jpg https://www.the...
by fastty
11th December 2017 - 7:43pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: project 72 fastty
Replies: 211
Views: 37843

Re: project 72 fastty

must try harder. :lol:
by fastty
10th December 2017 - 11:01pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: project 72 fastty
Replies: 211
Views: 37843

Re: project 72 fastty

cheers,

how did you do that.
by fastty
8th December 2017 - 7:29pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: project 72 fastty
Replies: 211
Views: 37843

Re: project 72 fastty

picked up the chassis today, it,s all flat pack and just wants welding together. https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/album_page.php?pic_id=1720631 https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/album_page.php?pic_id=1720630 https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/album_page.php?pic_id=1719589 https://www.thesamba.com/vw...
by fastty
27th November 2017 - 9:31pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: project 72 fastty
Replies: 211
Views: 37843

Re: project 72 fastty

still not sussed the pictures. ( now on samba )

good news today chassis is ready to cut at the tube lasor,s and they say i should have it in the next couple of weeks.
by fastty
15th November 2017 - 8:57pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: project 72 fastty
Replies: 211
Views: 37843

Re: project 72 fastty

still not sorted putting on pics yet but on a better note went and had a look at the chassis which i have designed and it is now all drawn up on cad and ready to be sent to the lasor cutters. hoping to get the chassis cut before xmas.
by fastty
7th October 2017 - 8:10pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: project 72 fastty
Replies: 211
Views: 37843

Re: project 72 fastty

been a long time but yes its finally going to happen, the fastback build is back on. i know some of you are not going to like what im about to do but i guess we all like what we like.as posted awhile back i was going to go alley chassis and mid mounted subaru power but that idea has been scrapped an...
by fastty
16th December 2015 - 7:46pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: project 72 fastty
Replies: 211
Views: 37843

Re: project 72 fastty

yes been a long time but over the next few months i am planning the next stage of my fastty build. with my long trem project now getting towards completion ( still loads to do) its time to start making plans for the fastty. as the floor pan is rubbish im going to make a new one from aluminium box se...
by fastty
22nd February 2013 - 6:48pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: project 72 fastty
Replies: 211
Views: 37843

Re: project 72 fastty

not been on for a long time but have no fear the fastty is not forgotten.at this moment in time it is tucked away awaiting a rainy day.i have two loves , the fastty and a mk2 cortina (aaahhhh) i have always wanted to build a car from the chassis up and were i work i have the opportunity to do so, so...
by fastty
18th November 2012 - 7:00pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: Fibreglass wings???? help me pleaaaaaase
Replies: 15
Views: 1926

Re: Fibreglass wings???? help me pleaaaaaase

did you manage to find a pair of fibreglass front wings, if not i have a pair that came of mine. sorry did not notice you need early ones, mine are later ones. oooppppsssss