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Starting on the new chassis

First thing to do with the new car was to get it on the scales and see how close the internet was to its real weight. Complete with it’s “173” 6 cylinder motor (2.85litre), 4 speed gearbox and everything else … Continue reading

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What to do next?

After abandoning a project that had gotten far too complicated, expensive and time consuming, I went looking for a replacement chassis for the parts I had hanging about. It had to fit the SR20VE engine with quad throttles and 5 … Continue reading

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The End

I could go on a long winded spiel about the reasons for this, but the fact is that this project is no longer and has been dismantled and sold off for parts. The only thing I will say is think … Continue reading

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Dummy engine placement

As mentioned in my last update, I needed to get the engine in place so that mounts could be fabricated and the remainder of the front chassis put in place. A large section of the firewall and the transmission tunnel … Continue reading

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Progress on front suspension

After some serious time in the garage, the Lancer is finally back on it’s own suspension and rolling again (assuming you ignore the facts that the front guards and rear wheels can’t be fitted and the front “shocks” are sections … Continue reading

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More front suspension work

Lots of measuring and thinking has gone in to getting the front suspension a little further along. As you can see in the picture, a lot of the inner guard and chassis rail is gone. There is more to be … Continue reading

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Survived the first real event

Gave the wagon a workout at Hampton yesterday and it came home straight and running which was a pleasent suprise 🙂 Got a few things to do to make it a little better for the next event. Firstly, the LSD … Continue reading

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Front suspension work continues

Working on the car with a section of the MX5 cradle showed a few issues, the main one being that the lower arms needed to be swapped from side to side as previously mentioned. The other big issue was the … Continue reading

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Front suspension work started

With the rear end work completed as much as possible for now, it is time to move on to the front suspension. A few options have been looked at to replace the old sigma/commodore setup with the main aims to … Continue reading

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Rear cradle in

The rear of the roll cage has been finalised with a few extra bars and the rear cradle fitted in to the chassis.   Now to move on to one of the many other jobs.  

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