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    right, its been a while aaaaaaand I've done...

    right,

    its been a while aaaaaaand I've done nothing at all on the car except move it a hundred miles and turn it ninety degrees :rolleyes: my new house has a tiny garage so I cant even get round...
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    didn't get anything done over Christmas. :wack:...

    didn't get anything done over Christmas. :wack: 15 weeks more and I will be at home in the evenings again! expect some progress then.

    sorry for the nothing post:D
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    Good choice on the Gravitex, it's the same stuff...

    Good choice on the Gravitex, it's the same stuff I used. Goes on a treat. :thumbs:
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    Errrr... Because I don't have a laser cutter or...

    Errrr... Because I don't have a laser cutter or water jet :wack: also if it costs more than the price of a packet of biscuits it doesn't get done.biscuits are a legal currency where I work.:nod:

    I...
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    Pretty much :nod::wack: so its been a rough...

    Pretty much :nod::wack:

    so its been a rough few days. The ring for the tank lid was lathed to perfection by Wynn ( he is welsh and his name is actually spelled something like ioananinayaanioana...
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    bit of a bigger update this time, lots of odd...

    bit of a bigger update this time, lots of odd little things.

    made and cut the alignment jig arms (poles?) to length, the tube is 1600mm and the bar is 2100mm long enough for even a wide car with...
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    Too right! :( I'm still angry thinking about it...

    Too right! :( I'm still angry thinking about it now.

    How someone can do that sort of a job and then let someone drive it home. RAGE-ZOR

    its really good to see other tradesmen willing to chip in...
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    just read through your thread, cars looking...

    just read through your thread, cars looking sweet!

    I'm an internet hermit so hadn't seen those pictures, was that this year? that work is shocking.

    I'm actually angry.
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    https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4421/35959872624_39...

    https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4421/35959872624_390a39c04c_b.jpg
    https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4342/36624246572_d48df0e7fc_b.jpg

    :nod:
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    I didn't bother going into work today or...

    I didn't bother going into work today or yesterday :wack: gardening holiday has its advantages.:nod:

    decided to sort out an issue i have been putting off. steering arms. specifically mine being...
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    :thumbs: good to see it getting used again mate....

    :thumbs: good to see it getting used again mate.

    Drop me a message on FB and let me know how you and the family are getting on!
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    to be honest some of it took itself out when...

    to be honest some of it took itself out when graham finished welding up the baffles, the rest we were able to smooth out with a hammer, Aluminium is a very forgiving material. :thumbs:

    didn't...
  13. any news?

    any news?
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    got some more done today, the last few fittings...

    got some more done today, the last few fittings arrived on friday so holes for them were marked and drilled in the sump.

    https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4364/36318169180_fb93060b2c_b.jpg
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    I'll have a look :thumbs:

    I'll have a look :thumbs:
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    200AUD seems outrageous though :eek: I see...

    200AUD seems outrageous though :eek:

    I see what they have done though, just put an adjustable center jacket on it like it was a control arm. might see if I can knock a few up at work next week....
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    Have you done the track rod ends yet? I need to...

    Have you done the track rod ends yet? I need to look at mine. I've fitted offset rack spacers so my arms are now 20mm too long with standard arms. So I need new ends or shorter arms. Might have to...
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    This is true, but starting with a 120 disc then...

    This is true, but starting with a 120 disc then sanding it flat up to a 400 one smooths it out nicely for welding. I've not had any problems doing it this way and the surge pot held pressure...
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    finally got all the pieces cut and prepped for...

    finally got all the pieces cut and prepped for welding today! :D took so long. had to drill soooo many holes in the baffle plates it was ridiculous.

    drilled nearly 160 holes. definitely didn't use...
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    There is a few deburring tools in the workshop...

    There is a few deburring tools in the workshop but the air grinder was in my hand :wack:

    Plus everything has to be crazy clean and degreaser for TIG welding
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    So today was good. the 5083 Ali turned up and...

    So today was good.

    the 5083 Ali turned up and waaaaaaay too much was ordered. :wack:

    the first thing i wanted to get done was to make a mount for the in tank lift pump, i'm planning on using a...
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    Honestly mate do it yourself! For what some...

    Honestly mate do it yourself!

    For what some places charge you to do a repair like that you can buy a welder and material and teach yourself, it's not as scary as you might think, I did all the...
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    Thanks buddy, I will get you that draft post...

    Thanks buddy, I will get you that draft post ASAP.

    Did some more welding practice and made a start on the tank sump today. Started by joining two 1.6mm sheets of 5083 together, this was ok. I...
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    I don't see the differential suffering from a...

    I don't see the differential suffering from a reduction in airflow as the diffuser is behind the differential, if the diff does get hot and start to slip then its something I could check
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    finished the surge pot today. first thing that...

    finished the surge pot today. first thing that was welded was the AN-8 output from the pot to the HP pump.

    https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4407/35729391944_e4781382ec_b.jpg

    then holes were...
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