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Old 22nd January 2017, 11:16 AM
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Old 22nd January 2017, 11:19 AM
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And Last night this is what I achieved.

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I could have spent the 3 hours more productively but I wanted it rolling and steering, which it is, My next job now just has to be the fuel system so I can then plug in the loom and fire her up.
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Old 22nd January 2017, 11:37 AM
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Yes you have been busy and she is looking good and don't forget a video of the first start up its a real landmark moment so enjoy it keep the progress AND updates coming lol
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Old 22nd January 2017, 04:42 PM
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Looking good Dave


What body work are you using? I am just playing with hand brake cable routing at the moment but really want to mount column but waiting for body work, how have you run your column over top of pedal box area?

cracking work mate

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Old 22nd January 2017, 05:10 PM
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What body work are you using? I am just playing with hand brake cable routing at the moment but really want to mount column but waiting for body work, how have you run your column over top of pedal box area?

cracking work mate

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I am using vMax bodywork, I have been collecting seconds as and when he has them, only need the rear tub now.
As for the column I have just been out and taken some photos, may not be the best way but seems to work for me as I can get in out without issue and the scuttle and bonnet fit like a glove, obviously had to trim the inside lip in places.

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Hi Dave

I'm using vmax body work too. That's roughly the same as I was going to do with the steering I really don't know if just to wait until I get body work and then do steering so I'm 100% happy with it, how much does your sump hang under lower rails to clear bonnet

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I'm using vmax body work too. That's roughly the same as I was going to do with the steering I really don't know if just to wait until I get body work and then do steering so I'm 100% happy with it, how much does your sump hang under lower rails to clear bonnet

Sorry for so many questions

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I decided I wanted to get the steering comfortable in relation to my seating position, so apart from ensuring it fit under the scuttle I did't over think it, and besides there is nothing else that would really interfere with the bodywork, the only thing that would be different is the firewall and bulkhead which I will make out of Aluminium anyway. I'll answer any questions I can so don't worry about that, and if I can't or if I'm wrong there are many others that can answer and correct me.
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When I say firewall and bulkhead I mean the back end of the scuttle that faces the engine bay and the alloy sheet that covers the top of the foot wells
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Cheers Dave

I think driving position is different for so many people soI think I will wait for body work sounds like vmax is on the mend anyways so hopefully it wont be to long now.

If you could measure how low your sump hangs I might be able to get engine and box mounted next weekend or at least make a start time dependant.

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Cheers Dave

I think driving position is different for so many people soI think I will wait for body work sounds like vmax is on the mend anyways so hopefully it wont be to long now.

If you could measure how low your sump hangs I might be able to get engine and box mounted next weekend or at least make a start time dependant.

Cheers mate Gary
No worrys, I'll measure the sump drop, I think it's around 40mm, I have also offset my engine to the passenger side to help clear the inlet manifold and give the clutch fork alittle more space.
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