Been working on the interior lately. I had a trip to Seattle and bought seats whilst I was down there. To mount the seats, I ordered a crossmember and welded in a second one (along with some captive nuts).
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Then mounting the seats was fairly straightforward
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Maybe i'm biased but I think the seats look great! Next up the dash. The original seems very flimsy and I was concerned that mounting the steering wheel to it would cause too much flex and play, so I beefed it up a little:
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Now the dash is much more solid, built a mount for the wheel column and welded on a quick release.
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A problem I quickly realized is I have RHD clutch/brake pedals and they were seriously fouling with the steering column UJ. A bit of heat, some gently persuasion, and cutting and welding the pedals back on straight and they are now have much nicer spacing:
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Also have the seat harness mounts installed. These are the harnesses from the red mini, not sure if i'll keep or replace:
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Up next I am going to be working on adding the various buttons and digidash into interior, engine firewall, and heater (featuring some 3d printing!) and then I think the interior is in pretty good shape.
I am expecting my first child in less than 2 months so trying to get as much done as I can before the baby is born, I am told I won't have a lot of free time for the next while.