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#1 stumpy75

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Posted 01 February 2019 - 12:35 PM

Something like this want it all steel any links or any info

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Posted 01 February 2019 - 12:35 PM

Something like this want it all steel any links or any info Attached File  images.jpeg   8.48K   6 downloads

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Posted 01 February 2019 - 12:45 PM

cut and weld.



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Posted 01 February 2019 - 12:55 PM

Duplicate post please dlete

Edited by stumpy75, 01 February 2019 - 12:58 PM.


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Posted 01 February 2019 - 01:03 PM

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#6 stumpy75

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Posted 01 February 2019 - 01:13 PM

Did you do that mate

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Posted 01 February 2019 - 01:30 PM

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#8 stumpy75

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Posted 01 February 2019 - 01:33 PM

Thats exactly my thinking need something wide to cover the intended wider track

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Posted 01 February 2019 - 05:44 PM

Thats exactly my thinking need something wide to cover the intended wider track

how much wider as those are only about standard not much more.



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Posted 01 February 2019 - 06:00 PM

You will need custom made wings to go wider than standard

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Posted 01 February 2019 - 06:14 PM

The plan is to go 3 inches a side wider i have a mate of a mate who ive been put in contact with he hasnt done a mini but many other cars so hopefuly get some pointers there also

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Posted 01 February 2019 - 06:28 PM

The plan is to go 3 inches a side wider i have a mate of a mate who ive been put in contact with he hasnt done a mini but many other cars so hopefuly get some pointers there also

 so what track in inches? and where where will the hub pivots be? further out or as original?



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Posted 01 February 2019 - 07:25 PM

Ive yet to do the calculations/measurements but from speaking to the guy ime getting the subframe engine and rear beam axle from its using k series metro track width i dont knw what that is atm he seemed to think 3 inches would be fine

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Posted 01 February 2019 - 07:37 PM

there are options out there of the shelf. up to about 63-64" on standard hubs.



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Posted 01 February 2019 - 07:39 PM

I have seen similar things done on a Cortina estate. They basically sectioned and split the wings, doors and quarter panels.

 

They then pulled the wings, doors etc to get the basic shape and added sections of steel to tie it all up. Sounds straight forward but its not and its time consuming.






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