Coupe/ SAAB/ SE5 thing...

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Post by Dcrosby13 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:10 pm

Followed by some dirty graft stripping all the junk out of the interior from this.....

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Post by Dcrosby13 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:29 pm

And a little bit of hacking at the body, not very neat but its a start...

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Post by MikeT » Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:32 pm

Nice project - looking forward to updates ;).

Good to have it documented in order here than facebook too imo

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Post by Dcrosby13 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:37 pm

Thanks Mike



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Post by Dcrosby13 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:45 pm

And in response to the engine comments it will be fully stripped and inspected before we start using it, we have a full rebuild kit so whatever it needs it will get so when we do start burning rubber there will be no hiccups. should be abit of a monster with around 450-500bhp :twisted:
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Post by Dcrosby13 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:46 pm

And everything to rebuild the axle also turned up today.



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Post by scimjim » Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:48 pm

Hmm - I think I might have gone with much stickier tyres if I was aiming for 500BHP?


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Post by Dcrosby13 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:54 pm

Ah these are just for rolling it around, when I start competing I will buy another set of split rims and put some proper rubber on them
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Post by Dcrosby13 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:55 pm

that being said I had these same Toyo Proxies on my TVR and they were very good, quite compliant on the edge of grip and good for drifting.



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Post by Dcrosby13 » Tue Apr 17, 2018 11:53 am

Had the tyres put on the wheels today which means we are getting closer to a rolling chassis...

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Post by Dcrosby13 » Tue Apr 17, 2018 11:55 am

And couldnt helping waving them in the direction of the Coupe shell

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Post by Dcrosby13 » Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:03 pm

I also managed to get the glass out without breaking it which if you know me is impressive, I tend to break things just by looking at them and sometimes without.

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Post by stevecrosby63 » Tue Apr 17, 2018 7:23 pm

thats saved about 90kg already :)



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