Mon, Sep 24, 2018

Build Diary Sun Apr 12, 2015

Back with another update, had a few days off work over the last couple of weeks and made a bit of progress on the re-build, here are a few pics!!


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So all the body panels are finished and fitted, painted the additional parts like all the lamp brackets (both front and rear) and the roof lamp bar and got them all refitted and then applied all the rubber edging needed for its test!
Also re-fitted and edged the front bulkhead and floor, then fitted all the harness eyelets back in

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removed the shock bars now and fitted the proper shocks back in along with all the lamps front and rear and final fitted the rear lighting loom and the upper loom for the roof lights - I'm working on the basis that what goes on is not coming off again!!

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You can just make out the new alloy firewall behind the fuel tank and the sump guard - which isnt really a sump guard as its only 3mm alloy - so its more like a protector to keep crap away from the shifter mechanism - good view of all theĀ 
rear lamps now back in place again with protective edging all round the backplate, still have a couple of bolt dome covers to put back on

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Another rear view where you can see the upper firewall that protects the back of the passenger seat from the exhaust manifold heat - cleaned and edged - you would not believe how much rubber edging and contact adhesive i'm going through!!

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Internal shot of the fuel tank prior to the refitting of the internal firewall sections and filler box, just need to run the cable from the fuel sender back to the fuel gauge now (its already in the gauge loom so just a connection job)
Center tunnel painted and re-fitted shroud at the back is for the handbrake I have another for the front to cover the gear stick mechanism but I need to make an alloy surround for it first as there is nothing to bolt the shroud cover to!! - so a little bit of alloy should sort it

Anyway thats it for now, next job is to finish off the gauge loom and wire the tank then I can re-fit the firewall - also have to paint the radiator mounting and seat mounts then they can also be refitted