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Old 13th December 2011, 05:38 PM
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After months of moaning I finally ordered my steel yesterday and it was delivered today so have now got 120 feet of steel in my garage ready to become my roadster

Great day for me
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Old 13th December 2011, 06:49 PM
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Very Best Of Luck With It
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Old 13th December 2011, 11:43 PM
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good luck matey
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Old 14th December 2011, 07:32 AM
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Old 14th December 2011, 12:49 PM
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Ok I have started

Started by making my front frame jig
Would be so much easier to buy one but the wife has ordered I do the whole thing myself so thats what I will do
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Old 14th December 2011, 01:19 PM
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I would recommend reading the front frame tutorial if you havent already.

http://www.haynes.co.uk/forums/showthread.php?t=2430
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Old 17th December 2011, 07:57 PM
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Mock up the positions of the front suspension brackets on your jig. Getting the widths right is the most important thing on the front frame.
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Old 17th December 2011, 08:15 PM
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Not even thought about suspension brackets yet will have to get some sorted out soon
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Old 23rd January 2012, 02:21 PM
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Finished cutting and jigging my front frame today was really pleased with myself till i came to tack it up and the wire just sat on the surface in a big horrible blob started checking the welder to find the gas regulator has packed in

Off to the shops for a new one this week I think
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Old 26th January 2012, 01:05 PM
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Smiles today after I had a ride over to nts to see nathan who kindly lent me a regulator

Was able to finally get my front frame tacked up measured and fully welded up just gotta finish grinding the welds flat and thats done so I have now started cutting the base rails

Want to say a huge thanks to nathan who is a genuinely nice guy
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