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9 hours ago, gav240z said:

What's worse is that all the Yolo hipster types that want to slot in big power engines into these cars when they have no idea if the integrity of the car structure is any good.

Please stop disrespecting me and my RB powered car. Well, when its running lol

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42 minutes ago, JDM-TOY said:

Its very disappointing to see this happen within our community. I hope the admin sees this and takes action against such discrimination 

Quiet you lot, or I'll make @C.A.F.the admin here too. (as well as the FB group)...

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  • 3 weeks later...

I need to back-track a bit...

The remaininig rust was repaired in the skirt: the cross member reinforcement 'pocket' and the front of the skirt had a new section made and welded into place. We then applied rust converter followed by KBS'ing the inside of the skirt and new chassis rail. The cross member gusset was blasted, repaired and prepped for reinstalling.








The new LH rail was prepped and installed:




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The LH side got the same treatment and was given a new rail:



(You'll have to excuse this strange photo)

We then turned our attention to the radiator support panel - which was not right at all...
When this thing had it major accident many moons ago, it had the RH front skirt & rail replaced - BADLY.
Whoever did the repair had some oxy welding skill, but obviously knew nothing of panel repair and fitup...
If you look closely at the lower radiator cross-member, you can see the join just to the side:


The top of the radiator panel was also badly fitted up - the join was overlapped, twisted and bent down in the middle!
It was all going to have be repaired...

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5 hours ago, CroS13 said:

great work as usual!

Thanks mate.

5 hours ago, CroS13 said:

looks like the innards are good though!


I can assure you that is not the case!

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