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  Topic: v8 fassty
fassty v8

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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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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
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1752432.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1752431.jpg
https:/ ...
  Topic: v8 fassty
fassty v8

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

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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.


https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/p ...
  Topic: v8 fassty
fassty v8

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Views: 3528

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: 3528

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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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
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1 ...
  Topic: v8 fassty
fassty v8

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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.


https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1 ...
  Topic: v8 fassty
fassty v8

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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
https://www.thesam ...
  Topic: v8 fassty
fassty v8

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PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Thu Jan 04, 2018 2:50 pm   Subject: Re: v8 fassty
as im going to use a supercharger set up of a jaguar xjr i ordered all the bits and they all came this week and i just had to bolt it all together. Smile


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  Topic: v8 fassty
fassty v8

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PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Thu Dec 28, 2017 1:28 pm   Subject: Re: v8 fassty
yes all the good bits of the shell have been sold on to save other type3,s

the shell is only this good because i repaired it 7 years ago as it was a complete rust bucket, i replaced the whole front ...
  Topic: v8 fassty
fassty v8

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PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Wed Dec 27, 2017 2:31 pm   Subject: Re: v8 fassty
little bit more done today.
got the body of the chassis.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1726101.jpg
once the body was off i could mock it up at ride height with the wheels on to see how ...
  Topic: v8 fassty
fassty v8

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PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sat Dec 23, 2017 1:36 pm   Subject: Re: v8 fassty
finally got the fassty down to the garage after it sitting in a container for 7 years.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1725197.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1725196.jpg
https: ...
  Topic: v8 fassty
fassty v8

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PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Fri Dec 08, 2017 11:23 am   Subject: Re: v8 fassty
picked up the chassis today, it,s all flat pack just wants welding together. Laughing

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1720631.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1720630.jpg

more ...
  Topic: v8 fassty
fassty v8

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Views: 3528

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Mon Dec 04, 2017 1:04 pm   Subject: Re: v8 fassty
pics of the running gear and wheels
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1719589.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1719588.jpg
  Topic: v8 fassty
fassty v8

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Views: 3528

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Mon Nov 27, 2017 1:22 pm   Subject: Re: v8 fassty
got some good news today, chassis is all ready to cut at the tube lasor,s and there hoping to have it done in the next couple of weeks. result

i will post some pics once it starts taking shape. :lo ...
  Topic: Hey, I like the wheels of your Type 3!
fassty v8

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PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sat Nov 25, 2017 9:39 am   Subject: Re: Hey, I like the wheels of your Type 3!
i currently run 8"x19" on the rear with 235x35x19" and 7x17" with 215x40x17" on the front, but i do have a 5" narrowed and 2" raised type 3 beam on the front and its ...
  Topic: v8 fassty
fassty v8

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PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sat Nov 25, 2017 8:57 am   Subject: Re: v8 fassty
engine will be an injected rover v8 with a mazda rx8 gearbox.
cant remember what the wheels are, had them for about 9 years now. Laughing

the chassis im putting under the fastback is a completely un ...
  Topic: v8 fassty
fassty v8

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Views: 3528

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:34 am   Subject: Re: v8 fassty
cheers, Smile

most of the body mods are allready done, deguttered, bonnet and boot debadged and dehandled and the vents in the back wings removed and smoothed.
going to change the headlamps and a ...
  Topic: v8 fassty
fassty v8

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Views: 3528

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:53 pm   Subject: v8 fassty
hi,
new on here , thought you might like to see my fastback project.this is what im starting with.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1713703.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/171370 ...
 
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