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Got my body back..........!

Discussion in 'Motorsport News and Discussion' started by max_torque, Nov 30, 2006.

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  1. max_torque

    max_torque Wide boy

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    I have finally got my body back!

    yup, at last, i have my bodyshell back from the finishers, having been acid dipped, electroplated and then painted.

    It's "old-skool" rally car white (as all proper rally cars should be!) and in case anyone is interested (RobT etc) the bare shell without any closures or subframes, but with a pretty substantial weld-in roll cage weighed 248kg.

    So, i have just got to get it all bolted back together now! So i'm off to call the family and tell them that christmas is cancelled this year as i shall be spending it in the garage lol..............

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  2. goble

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    lookin good mate u still runnin bmw running gear?
    got any more photos?
     
  3. RobT

    RobT Full throttle trip

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    fabulous m8 - looks the dogs, cannot wait to see it finished
     
  4. m0rk

    m0rk sarcasm comes free
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    why do bare shells look so exciting.....
     
  5. Don

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    It looks like a beast... Agreed with m0rk... maybe it's due to the potential they have?
     
  6. davidol

    davidol New ghetto whip :)

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    that looks awesome what arches are they? did you build the shell to that spec or purchase it already complete minus paint
     
  7. YIN

    YIN Leon cupra Mk2

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    taken from another post this is going to be some beast:-o
    which renault engine is it?
    is this a track day car or being built to a class spec?
     
  8. max_torque

    max_torque Wide boy

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    calling it a renault engine is a bit like saying the car is an Ibiza, lol!

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    it's built to mostly be a fun trackday car, but also when fitted with a 34mm inlet restrictor it will neatly fit into the "over 2litre 2wd" non- homologated classes for UK tarmac rallying, well until they probably ban it for being too quick :p

    Whole car is purpose built, with my own mods / cage / kelvar arches etc. which is where the last 4 years of my life have dissapeared too. DOH!
     
  9. WeeJase

    WeeJase pert

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    looking freaking mental.definitely want to see and hear this thing running.
     
  10. daniel_owen_uk

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    I am pretty sure it's not gonna be very quick with that motor :D
     
  11. Triple D

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    This build looks excellent. This thing is gonna be an absolute monster when its finished :D
     
  12. TINCAN

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    coming along nice.... going to be superb
     
  13. jenk

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    Wow....what a weapon!

    Adopt me :D
     
  14. F2 Stu

    F2 Stu I. Am. Legend.

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    About bloody time too Pual:)
     
  15. goble

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    got any pics of the running gear/subframes by anychance + is it running als
     
  16. ibizacupra

    ibizacupra Jack-RIP my little Friend
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    nice one paul...
    your getting there.... will be fantastic to see it in the flesh one day running.

    inspirational m8 :clap:
     
  17. gazjones

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    that looks ace will be nice to see it finished
     
  18. Tom B

    Tom B Active Member

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    Just to test my Renault knowledge...

    The block's an F7R - is it from the Clio Williams?

    The shell looks awesome, I can't wait to see it out and about!
     
  19. Fl@pper

    Fl@pper Back older greyer and less oilier but always hope
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    Quick I Need A Tissue ! ! ! !
     
  20. Scotty_b

    Scotty_b Leon Cupra 300R

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    4 years well spent by the looks of it tho!
    Are you running the fuel lines in the car? Or keeping them outside?
     

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