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fassty v8

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PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Today 10:14 am   Subject: Re: v8 fassty
made good progress over the last couple of days,
now have the bulkhead panel nearly done and started to make the corner pieces to jion it to the door pilliars, heres some pics.


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  Topic: v8 fassty
fassty v8

Replies: 82
Views: 6630

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sat Oct 20, 2018 11:01 am   Subject: Re: v8 fassty
retrovan,
i have got a box of tricks that run the corsa b steering rack from a guy on ebay, i will put a pic on tomorrow.

back on with the build ,
front wing inner mounts now sorted and im on ...
  Topic: v8 fassty
fassty v8

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Views: 6630

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Mon Oct 08, 2018 12:03 pm   Subject: Re: v8 fassty
chassis material i 50x100x 3mm.
got the brake servo mounted and really happy how its turned out.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1831322.jpg
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  Topic: v8 fassty
fassty v8

Replies: 82
Views: 6630

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sat Oct 06, 2018 9:21 am   Subject: Re: v8 fassty
cheers guys for the comments its much appreciated.
oxsign,
the plan is to get it as nice as i can, run it for a summer and then sell it because at the end of the day this project is only a dummy ru ...
  Topic: v8 fassty
fassty v8

Replies: 82
Views: 6630

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sun Sep 02, 2018 11:55 am   Subject: Re: v8 fassty
very busy week this week, got the core support done , which also holds the front wings and the front bumper mounted.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1818262.jpg
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  Topic: v8 fassty
fassty v8

Replies: 82
Views: 6630

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sat Aug 25, 2018 9:21 am   Subject: Re: v8 fassty
had a good few days on the fassty and got some stuff done, fist thing was to get the rear axle mounted to the chassis.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1815323.jpg
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  Topic: v8 fassty
fassty v8

Replies: 82
Views: 6630

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Mon Aug 20, 2018 11:44 am   Subject: Re: v8 fassty
got the other jig for the rear wishbones done today so tomorrow i can get on with getting them built.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1813935.jpg

one step closer to getting the rear axle ...
  Topic: v8 fassty
fassty v8

Replies: 82
Views: 6630

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sat Aug 18, 2018 8:04 am   Subject: Re: v8 fassty
today managed to get a few hours on the fassty so started to sort the jigs for the rear wishbones, using all the mounts of the original ones. they have to be narrowed 51/2" each side so instead o ...
  Topic: v8 fassty
fassty v8

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PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Fri Aug 17, 2018 8:27 am   Subject: Re: v8 fassty
little bit more done, got the mk6 fiesta steering rack narrowed and mounted in the chassis.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1812703.jpg
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  Topic: v8 fassty
fassty v8

Replies: 82
Views: 6630

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sat Jul 07, 2018 12:12 pm   Subject: Re: v8 fassty
i have no idea what power it will have but i am hoping to have a 4.6 engine for final build up.

bit more done, got the rover v8 to mazda rx8 gear box adaptor done this week so i had chance to bolt ...
  Topic: v8 fassty
fassty v8

Replies: 82
Views: 6630

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sun May 20, 2018 1:40 pm   Subject: Re: v8 fassty
bobnotch,
front end components apart from the bottom arms and hubs are of my own design. put alot of effort in to them as im hoping to be able to sell some of the parts a bit later in the year .
got ...
  Topic: v8 fassty
fassty v8

Replies: 82
Views: 6630

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sat Apr 21, 2018 12:22 pm   Subject: Re: v8 fassty
RETROVAN,
The chassis is one that i have designed and i have had lasor cut. the frame is completely universal so will fit under a few different size cars.

made a lot of progress today, got the mai ...
  Topic: v8 fassty
fassty v8

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Views: 6630

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sat Mar 03, 2018 9:51 am   Subject: Re: v8 fassty
chassis now coming together.


https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1752433.jpg
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https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1752431.jpg
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  Topic: v8 fassty
fassty v8

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Views: 6630

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sat Feb 24, 2018 2:58 pm   Subject: Re: v8 fassty
thanks guys, Smile
got the other front wing tacked up today.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1749556.jpg
here you can see the overlap on thr front panel.
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  Topic: v8 fassty
fassty v8

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Views: 6630

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Tue Feb 20, 2018 3:41 pm   Subject: Re: v8 fassty
got one of the front wings stretched tonight. once i had worked out how i was going to do it i just cut it, made some filler panels and tacked them in place.


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  Topic: v8 fassty
fassty v8

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Views: 6630

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2018 12:41 pm   Subject: Re: v8 fassty
finally got the fassty body on the chassis jig, Very Happy

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1747486.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1747487.jpg

before i centre it up and fix it to ...
  Topic: v8 fassty
fassty v8

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Views: 6630

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Fri Feb 02, 2018 10:06 am   Subject: Re: v8 fassty
this turned up today.


https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1740741.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1740739.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1740740.jpg

all powder c ...
  Topic: v8 fassty
fassty v8

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Views: 6630

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Fri Jan 12, 2018 11:44 am   Subject: Re: v8 fassty
got the rear chassis section welded up today.



https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1732750.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1732749.jpg
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  Topic: v8 fassty
fassty v8

Replies: 82
Views: 6630

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Tue Jan 09, 2018 3:24 pm   Subject: Re: v8 fassty
on with the chassis this week. started on the rear kick ups, welded them up and set them up at ride height with a wheel to make sure its all as i wanted.


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  Topic: v8 fassty
fassty v8

Replies: 82
Views: 6630

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sat Jan 06, 2018 1:58 pm   Subject: Re: v8 fassty
finally got to finnish up the jig which the fassty will be built on today.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1730631.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1730630.jpg
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