vauxhall 2L 16v project
Posted 08 May 2006 - 01:46 PM
Posted 11 May 2006 - 08:22 PM
I can't wait to see this little belter! The colour choice is inspired- I'm all in favour of original flat colours! What wheel/tyre combo you gonna run? Arches? Brakes? This one's got me salivating, it should be an animal. If you need any help- even if it's just another pair of hands to hold a spanner- you know where to come....
Posted 25 July 2006 - 03:55 PM
the pic attached is the gsxr750 inlet rubbers (s/h off ebay) so i can mount the TB's on to the weber manifold. i went to my local bike shop to ask about these inlet rubbers - £160 for 4inc clips and vat
Posted 01 August 2006 - 05:00 PM
i've left the upper bulkhead unprepped as i'm not sure how much room i've got for the bike Tb's on the weber manifold. once i know the clearance, all the unecessary bulkhead holes will be welded up and smoothed to an external finish.
Posted 01 August 2006 - 05:23 PM
Posted 03 August 2006 - 04:32 PM
today the other new front wheel bearing arrived so finished off the front hub build so get it back on its wheels - new bearings . ball joints, vented discs and allspeed CV's.
couldn't resist bolting up the fat rims and taping on the sportspack arches as my final thought :'( :'( :'( :'(
you can see that there will be a bit of arch trimming needed!
Edited by maph2, 03 August 2006 - 04:33 PM.
Posted 11 August 2006 - 04:23 PM
Posted 11 August 2006 - 07:13 PM
The offer of help (especially if you need anything strenuous doing post op') is still there- just shout. I'd quite like a scar on the right hand side to match the one I have on the left anyway!
Bit of a difficult one to answer this I know, but when are you aiming for completion?
All the best.
Edited by Dick Dastardly, 11 August 2006 - 07:14 PM.
Posted 12 August 2006 - 03:57 PM
next big job (hehe) will be getting the block in and doing ancillary fitment. just bought an Omex 100 ecu and loom s/h , so hopefully will be able to get it rough running at least on a base map.
a tricky job soon will be modifying the mini pedal box to take a vauxhall clutch cable and an under-dash master cylinder (Tb's will sit where the mini master cylinder usually is). i could buy one from allspeed or the 16v shop but are a bit pricey
Posted 23 August 2006 - 04:48 PM
a mate of mine is doin the same with a clubby estate but he made the subframe up himself. but he started two years ago and still aint got round to finishingit. lol
Just wondering what you got planned with A-series??
Good luck and cheers
Posted 24 August 2006 - 02:07 PM
Edited by maph2, 24 August 2006 - 02:08 PM.
Posted 24 August 2006 - 03:31 PM
Posted 25 August 2006 - 02:59 PM
will be picking up a v crank pulley this evening. once that on, then its fully in. next jobs are fitting the exhaust manifold and fabing the alternator mount. i be using a daihatsu alternator which is tiny compared to the vauxhall one (and even a mini one). there a place over in daventry which sell em for about £88
Posted 25 August 2006 - 11:05 PM
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