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Got my body back..........!

I have finally got my body back!

yup, at last, i have my bodyshell back from the finishers, having been acid dipped, electroplated and then painted.

It's "old-skool" rally car white (as all proper rally cars should be!) and in case anyone is interested (RobT etc) the bare shell without any closures or subframes, but with a pretty substantial weld-in roll cage weighed 248kg.

So, i have just got to get it all bolted back together now! So i'm off to call the family and tell them that christmas is cancelled this year as i shall be spending it in the garage lol..............

:)



 

davidol

New ghetto whip :)
Aug 17, 2004
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Cardiff
that looks awesome what arches are they? did you build the shell to that spec or purchase it already complete minus paint
 

YIN

Leon cupra Mk2
Oct 6, 2003
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Dudley
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it is a renault engine (dyno'd at 518bhp before chrimbo last year in non FIA restricted spec) but it's got a Quaiffe motorsport box (6spd seq) and a E46 M3 rear diff, the suspension is all unique except for the fact that it uses Ford WRC uprights! :thumbup:

As to if it's an Ibiza, no idea, i call it the Bitza! :roflmao:
taken from another post this is going to be some beast:-o
which renault engine is it?
is this a track day car or being built to a class spec?
 
taken from another post this is going to be some beast:-o
which renault engine is it?
is this a track day car or being built to a class spec?

calling it a renault engine is a bit like saying the car is an Ibiza, lol!











it's built to mostly be a fun trackday car, but also when fitted with a 34mm inlet restrictor it will neatly fit into the "over 2litre 2wd" non- homologated classes for UK tarmac rallying, well until they probably ban it for being too quick :p

Whole car is purpose built, with my own mods / cage / kelvar arches etc. which is where the last 4 years of my life have dissapeared too. DOH!
 

Triple D

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This build looks excellent. This thing is gonna be an absolute monster when its finished :D
 

Tom B

Active Member
Apr 2, 2002
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Northampton
Just to test my Renault knowledge...

The block's an F7R - is it from the Clio Williams?

The shell looks awesome, I can't wait to see it out and about!
 
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