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Post by hotrod192 on Sun May 09, 2010 9:30 am

this is the corsa project i am doing at the moment,it will be up for sale when finished.right got the floor cut out today and started welding in the gearbox tunnel.





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Post by martyboi on Mon May 10, 2010 1:44 am

sweeeet! Cool looking good mate, always like to see this sort of stuff Twisted Evil
I reckon you might have a job wedging some seats in there, mine barely fit without a tunnel Laughing
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Post by hotrod192 on Mon May 10, 2010 10:16 am

will fit seats in there no probs Twisted Evil
improvise,overcome,adapt! Laughing
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Post by martyboi on Tue May 11, 2010 1:04 am

Laughing i just bodge grin
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Post by hotrod192 on Tue May 11, 2010 7:32 am

quick update,put the engine gearbox and back axle in to line them up ready for welding.



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Post by Scuderia on Tue May 11, 2010 10:43 am

Twisted Evil Thats going to be evil ,i look forward to seeing this when its finished Cool whats the rear axle from?? out of interest

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Post by hotrod192 on Tue May 11, 2010 11:25 am

hi mate,rear axle is off a mk2 escort.
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Post by martyboi on Tue May 11, 2010 1:05 pm

Mmmmmmm Twisted Evil plenty of room for some throttle boddies..... or a turbo Cool
What gearbox are you using on it?

man i wish i could do somthing like that..... so whens it for sale Laughing
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Post by hotrod192 on Tue May 11, 2010 1:11 pm

carlton gearbox on it but theres a few other options.for sale as soon as its finished Twisted Evil want one????
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Post by martyboi on Tue May 11, 2010 2:23 pm

Yea allot of the kit car boys use ford gearboxes and just buy a bellhousing from sbd to convert it Cool bloody good thing about the Xe engine.... theres plenty of aftermarket parts available for them Smile

yea i wouldn't mind Twisted Evil problem is im bloody skint Laughing
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Post by Scuderia on Mon May 17, 2010 9:39 am

hotrod192 wrote:hi mate,rear axle is off a mk2 escort.

Twisted Evil Nice choice,hard to beat a live rear axle Twisted Evil anyone for some over steer Cool yum yum

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Post by hotrod192 on Wed May 19, 2010 9:13 am

took the corsa off the jig today and welded the tunnel underneath then made chassis rails to mount the engine and wishbones.



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Post by martyboi on Wed May 19, 2010 12:35 pm

looking good mate Cool keep up the good work Twisted Evil
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Post by hotrod192 on Thu May 20, 2010 9:08 am

started mounting the coilovers and front hubs today.

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Post by Scuderia on Thu May 20, 2010 2:35 pm

Nice!!

Looking good mate,got anyone interested in yet??,iam sure it'll sell pretty quick! although iam sure you know that or you wouldn't be waisting your time building it Smile,

I look forward to seeing it progress,

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Post by martyboi on Thu May 20, 2010 3:08 pm

Cool there mk4 escort hubs ain't they?
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Post by hotrod192 on Thu May 20, 2010 8:09 pm

martyboi wrote:Cool there mk4 escort hubs ain't they?
mondeo hubs mate,im experimenting with them because sierra hubs are getting hard to find.
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Post by martyboi on Fri May 21, 2010 1:19 am

well i was close Laughing the the wheel's from a mk4 tho Laughing
youve mounted them on the opposite sides to bring the steering joint on the hub to the front havent you?
sierras are that way anyway, but i'm sure the mondys are behind?
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Post by hotrod192 on Fri May 21, 2010 8:29 am

martyboi wrote:well i was close Laughing the the wheel's from a mk4 tho Laughing
youve mounted them on the opposite sides to bring the steering joint on the hub to the front havent you?
sierras are that way anyway, but i'm sure the mondys are behind?
good lad not many people would have noticed they are on opposite sides.just experimenting with where to put the steering rack.
put the front wheels on and lowered it to get the engine mounts made up.



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Post by martyboi on Sun May 23, 2010 3:24 pm

Cool have you made the bottom arms up yet, or are you using some from somthing else?? i guess the tie bar setup wont work anymore Laughing
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Post by hotrod192 on Sun Jul 11, 2010 6:45 am

front wishbones and gearbox mount fabricated,rear wheel tubs and turrets fabricated rear axle mounted and lowered on to its wheels to check ride height.



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Post by martyboi on Sun Jul 11, 2010 8:25 am

comming along nicely mate Cool
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Post by Scuderia on Sun Jul 11, 2010 11:30 am

Hi Hotrod,

Looking good Cool ,

Not seen you about?? i take you've been busy on other stuff? ,

Keep it up i look forward to more updates,

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Post by hotrod192 on Thu Jul 15, 2010 12:26 pm

fabricated the exhaust manifold today.



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Post by martyboi on Fri Jul 16, 2010 1:41 am

nice tidy job Cool
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