Archive for March, 2013

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Driver side floor.

March 12th, 2013

Tonight I came home and worked on the drivers side floor. Basically I traced around the outside of the passenger side onto cardboard then cut out the bits that shouldn’t be there until it fit. Driver side floor. This side is a little tricky because of the pedals and the steering box. In fact with […]

More metal work.

March 10th, 2013

Lass night I popped in to see Joss and see how his car is coming along. It has a floor pan now and much of the other steel work. Steel floor pan. The floor pan and other steel work is all 1.2mm, heavier than what I am using but then this car will be frame-less. […]

Spring covers.

March 7th, 2013

Tonight I finally got onto the rear spring covers. First I made a cardboard mock-up. This shows it was easy enough to make except for one small complication. The flange that gets spot welded to the side of the car needs to follow a curve, not a straight line. Cardboard mockup. That’s not too difficult […]

Boot floor and hatch corners.

March 2nd, 2013

This morning I needed to make some subtle adjustments to the frame around the rear springs. I needed to move one side 1/4 of an inch outwards to give more spring clearance. I took the frame outside and delicately adjusted it by putting it on the ground on it’s side and pounding the hell out […]

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