Updates



August 2020

Changing the safety harnesses from 4 point to 6 point required a re-enforcement panel under each seat to mount the eyelets
Removable bolt on steel panels were made to fit under the chassis rails welded and zinc plated
Part built                     Test fit                       Fully weldd                 Zinc plated


Seat mounting point strengthening. Steel plates and welded captive nuts to fit inside the footwell crossmembers
Steel plates                Positioned outside       Bolted in position        Welded
 

May 2020
New rear exhaust section
New rear pipe and Vibrant twin exit tailbox to replace the single straight through box


April 2020

Optional unsilenced side exit


Fuel tank and exhaust removed revealed the handbrake cables and brackets requiring some work


Brackets cleaned, treated and painted            Refitted with new bolts


March 2020
Rear suspension
Coilover conversion turrets modified for camber adjustment


Corrosion in NSR wheel well
Taken back to bare metal then treated, painted, wax and stonechip


March to July 2020

Fuel tank and pipework removed for restoration. Tank exterior had corrosion on most surfaces and around seams
Inside the tank also had surface rust and old fuel deposits.                


Tank exterior repaired, treated and painted.     Interior cleaned and treated.                          New and repaired parts


Fuel filler pipe was very corroded but repairable
 

Fuel filler pipe rust removed and treated, corroded top flange cut off replaced with new steel
 

Tank exterior repaired and painted. Inside treated and cleaned. Reassembled with new pipes
Tank reassembled        Tank and filler pipe refitted
    

February 2020
New steering wheel
Custom steering boss and adapter using
original rotary coupler for centre horn push


Front suspension top mounts cleaned, zinc plated, painted and fitted with new uprated bushes


January 2020
New design steel and aluminium parts laser cut for engine mount, steering boss adapter, rear suspension
top mounts and fuel filler pipe repair
 

New uprated engine mount built for gearbox end to reduce engine and transmission movement
Original mount                          New design mount                            Painted, assembled and fitted        


December 2019

Transmission rebuilt and ratios changed to 220 Coupe Turbo set
Removed and stripped for inspection               Casing painted             Reassembled with all new bearings




May 2019

Ready for the road with a new belts, service, uprated engine mount and titanium bolts for the camshaft pulleys

 

April 2019
1. Custom designed aluminium, stainless steel and titanium front strut brace between the suspension turrets and
    bulkhead to reduce bodyshell flex.
2. New air filter housing to insulate from the hot engine bay with cold air feeds from the top and underneath
3. Blue titanium bolts for the camshaft covers, coils panel and thermostat housing, purely cosmetic

     

 

March 2019
A new custom exhaust manifold and 3" stainless steel system fitted and almost ready for testing

 

May 2016
New BG Developments blue anodized front brake disc bells, wheel mounting spigot added to the
bell and improved disc to bell fixing. With the new bells fitting correctly I can get on with refacing
the discs while fitted to the car, this way the distortion in the disc surface and any run out in the
hub is machined out.