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fastty
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Re: project 72 fastty

Post by fastty » 8th October 2018 - 8:06pm

brake servo now mounted on the under dash support bar.
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next job is to get the bulkhead panel made up.
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Re: project 72 fastty

Post by broady_6 » 14th October 2018 - 3:03pm

That gearbox is going to be a good way to stay warm in the winter :D

Great work made to look so easy as ever
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Re: project 72 fastty

Post by fastty » 20th October 2018 - 7:10pm

bit more progress today,
front inner wing mounts now done and just want the original inner wing mounts welding to them.
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also managed to get on with the front bulkhead panel, first job was to recess the brake servo into it.
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more tomorrow.
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Re: project 72 fastty

Post by fastty » 22nd October 2018 - 6:33pm

made alot of progress today, heres a few pics.
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rear wheel tubs next and then i can do the main floor sections and the transmission tunnel.
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Re: project 72 fastty

Post by jmarkha1 » 22nd October 2018 - 7:01pm

superb work - going to look nice and full up with the charger on top :-)
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Re: project 72 fastty

Post by fastty » 4th November 2018 - 4:55pm

cheers,
bit more done, most of the floors now made.
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hoping to get through the remaining bits of flooring over the next couple of weeks. i have set my self the target of having the fassty off the jig and sat on its wheels at xmas, best get moving then.
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Re: project 72 fastty

Post by jmarkha1 » 4th November 2018 - 5:49pm

top work - shaping up v nicely -
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Re: project 72 fastty

Post by broady_6 » 4th November 2018 - 8:44pm

That floor is fantastic, looks as good as OEM stuff, if the car wasn't so obviously a custom job that would look like its just rolled off the production line :D
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Re: project 72 fastty

Post by fastty » 11th November 2018 - 4:30pm

cheers ,
transmission tunnel now done.
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and now on with the bulkhead panel,
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and the rear coilovers came this week so there is some brackets to make to mount them to the chassis.
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hoping to get the seat mounts in this week so that next week i can start welding all the floor panels into the shell.
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Re: project 72 fastty

Post by broady_6 » 11th November 2018 - 8:56pm

Racing through it now!
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Re: project 72 fastty

Post by fastty » 19th November 2018 - 3:05pm

would not say that but im getting there,
made all the mounting brackets for the seats over the last few days so i was able to bolt in the mazda mx5 seats in.
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really wanted to get the floors all welded in this week but i need to weld in the bottom seat belt mount first as with the floors in i wont be able to weld it fully, i have ordered them but they wont be here till the end of the week.

more soon
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Re: project 72 fastty

Post by fastty » 5th December 2018 - 6:44pm

been a very busy few days, had a list of bits that wanted doing before i could cut it from the jig.
all floors done,body mounts done,seat belts done, front shock mounts done, rear shock mounts done and primered the front wings.
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with the list done i cut it from the jig and sat it on its wheels.
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looks really good and the stretched front wings really stand out now. :thumbsup:
ground clearance is 5" under the centre of the car but it still sits very low to the roof line.
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going to take it all apart on sunday and then reassemble it back on the floor and i cant wait. :D
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Re: project 72 fastty

Post by broady_6 » 5th December 2018 - 10:03pm

Neither can I! Cant wait to see some photos of that beast on the floor
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Re: project 72 fastty

Post by Aaronslimvw » 7th December 2018 - 10:05pm

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Re: project 72 fastty

Post by kaddy » 8th December 2018 - 9:17am

Class metal work

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Re: project 72 fastty

Post by fastty » 8th December 2018 - 3:41pm

thanks for the comments, :)

got the body off today and sat the chassis on the floor on its wheels and bolted the engine and box in it, it all sits as planned so i could not be more happy.
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and while the body is off i thought i may as well weld up the body mounts.
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bit of work to do on the body before i bolt it back on. :thumbsup:
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Re: project 72 fastty

Post by jmarkha1 » 8th December 2018 - 5:18pm

cracking job mate - chassis looks v purposeful - looking forward to seeing / hearing this one come to life...
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Re: project 72 fastty

Post by fastty » 16th December 2018 - 7:15pm

cheers jmarkha 1,

got the inner sills welded this week so managed to bolt the body on the chassis this weekend to see how it looks.
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fassty sits how i wanted, nice and low but unlike a lowered vw it still has 5"of clearance under the chassis.
on with the steering column this week and then its the foot controls.

more soon.
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Re: project 72 fastty

Post by broady_6 » 17th December 2018 - 9:02pm

Wow, that looks perfect!
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Re: project 72 fastty

Post by fastty » 30th December 2018 - 7:35pm

thanks,

been on with the dash and the rear bumper over the last few days, heres some pics.
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still need to sort the ends of the dash so that it bolts in and the bumper needs the ends cutting off so i can tuck them in nice and close to the body.

moor soon.
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Re: project 72 fastty

Post by broady_6 » 30th December 2018 - 9:51pm

This will be indistinguishable from the real thing unless it happens to be parked alongside one!
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Re: project 72 fastty

Post by fastty » 20th January 2019 - 7:27pm

thats the plan broady. :thumbsup:

been very busy on the boot floor and mounting the fuel tank/ fuel pump and the radiator, heres some pics.
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hoping this week to start running the fuel pipes and also make some new front inner wings. :D
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Re: project 72 fastty

Post by Aaronslimvw » 20th January 2019 - 9:41pm

Amazing work as usual mate!!

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Re: project 72 fastty

Post by broady_6 » 21st January 2019 - 8:46pm

You'll be done sooner than me and im only doing a standard build!
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