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fastty
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Re: project 72 fastty

Post by fastty » 11th December 2017 - 7:43pm

must try harder. :lol:
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Re: project 72 fastty

Post by broady_6 » 12th December 2017 - 9:40pm

not at all, your trying harder with the chassis!
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Re: project 72 fastty

Post by fastty » 27th December 2017 - 10:44pm

cheers broady-6, :thumbsup:
got alot done today, body is now off the chassis.
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wanted to mock the shell up at ride height with the wheels on to get an idea of how its going to look.
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then it was time to brace up the inside of the shell ready for cutting.
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to make way for the new chassis and to be able to put a v8 up front the bulkhead and the inner wings are being cut out along with all the inner structure in the rear.
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im afaid theres not much left of the shell. :(
more soon
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Re: project 72 fastty

Post by Angelo Amato » 29th December 2017 - 1:59am

glad to see you getting on with it again. Liking the change of plan, I do the same kinda thing after a couple of years :D

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Re: project 72 fastty

Post by broady_6 » 29th December 2017 - 8:56pm

We should have just traded cars, all the knackered bits on mine are the bits you dont need haha.

interesting to see a shell in such a minimal state, nice clean cuts too! Ill keep an eye on this
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Re: project 72 fastty

Post by fastty » 29th December 2017 - 10:02pm

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,
it is nice to start with a solid shell , to be cut up this much so you can build it just the way you want with no compromises. there will be lots of stuff going on with the project over the next few weeks , just ordered a few bits for the engine, the chassis jig wants building and the shell needs setting up on the jig once its done so im going to be very busy.
early fasty bits needed

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Re: project 72 fastty

Post by fastty » 4th January 2018 - 10:57pm

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.
early fasty bits needed

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Re: project 72 fastty

Post by Angelo Amato » 5th January 2018 - 12:28am

Liking the chassis kit, will be watching this with interest! :)

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Re: project 72 fastty

Post by fastty » 6th January 2018 - 10:04pm

before building the fassty i needed a jig to build it on and after many sleepless nights i came up with this.
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it can be moved around on the castors and leveled up on the adjustable feet for building, result .

with the jig done i can now get on with building the chassis this week.
early fasty bits needed

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Re: project 72 fastty

Post by fastty » 9th January 2018 - 11:29pm

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.
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early fasty bits needed

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Re: project 72 fastty

Post by fastty » 12th January 2018 - 8:50pm

bit done today, got the rear section of the chassis all welded up.
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and the gearbox turned up today.
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its a mazda rx8 box and i will be making an adaptor to mate it to a rover v8 engine so if anyone is interested just give me a shout.
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Re: project 72 fastty

Post by jmarkha1 » 12th January 2018 - 9:49pm

proper skills there - liking the welds - subscribed :thumbsup:
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