Building a rally car. Opinions wanted.


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Spent most of tonight trying to get the goo out of the front end of the car and split the arm open to get the coils swapped.

Soon.





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Did a little more work tonight (emphasis on a little). Breaking the control arms apart to get the the creamy centre. And by that I mean cool springs.



I'm hoping to have this car going in a couple months. Anybody else excited? Or around? :D


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Hello people, so things got a little weird and busy, and the car never really got touched since my last update. I know, I know. But over the last few days the stars and the planets aligned and I've been tinkering. No promises, no dates. But I can tell you the front suspension has been disassembled fully and started in its way back together with the diesel coils.

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It's not much but it's a step. I also got a wiring kit that should make the car simple to get going electrically. More to come.


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I am quite baffled how I missed this thread for this long.

Looks great mate. It'll be a tad front heavy though?
 

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Hope you enjoy the read!

The weight balance won't be ideal but I'm going to do what I can to move things into the cab and rearward.


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She's weight on wheels again!

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The tie rod ends are still loose, need to figure out how to get them off and swap 'em for the new moog units I have ready.


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We pushed the car out of the shop today so we can clean the shop up a bit, so I took the obligatory car outside in the snow picture Mike and I take of everything we work on
 


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