Sparky125

first post/ build thread

Recommended Posts

So due to weather and other problems haven't been able to get much done, another to start the week off was the gearbox on my van went on the way to work Monday so have to change that over anyway going up to castle combe for rally day to morrow should be plenty of nice examples up there and may give me some ideas. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
 

So van box was a second hand 1 and was a bit whine, sooo only ended up getting something else lol, so now I have a towing vhecial, so shall be looking at sandblasting after the new year, also snowed a bit here and had some fun XD 

received_1452315354879852.jpeg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

So still haven't had the chance to get on with anything, on another note I have my trailer training and test this wed/Thursday so hopefully will have that sorted and will be able to look at getting it in for dipping or blasting. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

So trailer tests done and dusted time to start looking for somewhere to get the sandblast or have it dipped. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Been a while now but finally got her in to shot blasting should get her back Friday/sat to see what I'm working with. 

Being shotblasted and apoxy primed 

IMG_20180312_141657.jpg

IMG_20180312_141715.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

So 3 weeks down the line and still waiting for news, no Shell yet 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

So got a call in work today from the guys shotblasting the Shell asking if I could come take a look at the half they have done before they do the rest :unsure: finished 2 hours early to get down and take a look fearing the worst, turned out not to be to bad,  a mix of bad repairs, rust as expected and what looks to be mot patch work. So told them to carry on as they were and to blast the lot. Should be done tomorrow and ready to go down to get a layer of primer. 

IMG_20180404_155125.jpg

IMG_20180404_155138.jpg

IMG_20180404_155229.jpg

IMG_20180404_155155.jpg

IMG_20180404_155117.jpg

IMG_20180404_155112.jpg

IMG_20180404_155108.jpg

IMG_20180404_155100.jpg

IMG_20180404_155057.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

So picked the car up today seems to be quite a bit that needs to be done as most of the repairs are poor, more have been uncovered. The splash panels have gone and need replacing so the wings are going to have to be removed, not a real problem as they have been welded on pritty bad. Will replace the rear boot skin that should remove most of the bad welding on the rear engine bay needs quite a bit of attention. 

IMG_20180420_170848.jpg

IMG_20180420_170853.jpg

IMG_20180420_170900.jpg

IMG_20180420_170914.jpg

IMG_20180420_170924.jpg

IMG_20180420_171046.jpg

IMG_20180420_171051.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Right so got the rear outer lower boot skin after a mess up with deliver which resulted in it being sent back to motorsport tools, started the hack off the badly repaired one and already sick of the spot welds only managed a couple hours and got halfway through remove. 

received_1605684969542889.jpeg

IMG_20180518_202321.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Got the rest of the rear skin off, looks like there's a bit more work to be done inside the boot first tho as it looks to need both inside and outside lower rear quarter repairs done so I'll get onto ordering tho's up along with some sheet metal, left the boot skin clamped on to see how it's looking. 

IMG_20180520_152722.jpg

IMG_20180520_154433.jpg

IMG_20180520_154440.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Got any updates? 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Ordered the other boot part yester day so waiting on dispatch will look at getting some 1mm sheet metal, but waiting for parts delivery now really will look at finishing off the spit if parts have not arrived by the weekend. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Next lot of panels have arrived, got a week off work so I'll look at getting some of these put in over time time when I'm not out on the bike. 

IMG_20180531_170320.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now