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Hi Chop, what about heat transfer to the chassis and pipe expansion? just a thought, great work as usual.
engine has standard land rover rubber mounts and as you say with the flexis everything else is solid mounted. it works really well on the cortina.
So it just moves at the flexible coupling and the rest solid mounted. Is that with 'ordinary' engine mounts or something a little more rigid?
was actually quite calm really. ****ed now though as i have to build another one.
i am going to solid mount it like the cortina, no rattles or squeaks. works a treat.
Where the pipes pass through the rear cross-member, how will that not rattle like anything?
Bet that turned the air blue!
thanks fogey and rog, its much appreciated.
had a really good weekend on the exhaust system this weekend, managed to get the other side done from the header and the up and over the back axle. it was always going to be tight over the rear axle using 3" tube but i do like a challenge,
with both sides done i now have an idea of what i want the rear of the exhaust to look like so im going to order the parts tonight. with the exhaust done under the car the body went back on today so i could finish up the brake and fuel pipes but again i need to order some parts so its a waiting game again.
while we were moving the chassis about today putting the body on we had a slight mishap, it fell off the trolley jack and the rear bumper now has a big v in the middle off it so i will have to source a new one,
Just read thread from the start, hats off to you for your vision and skill level, absolutely amazing, keep the photos coming. Brilliant well done. I'm hooked !!
Originally Posted by Capri63GT
Reading through threads like this makes me very envious of the skills some people have. And the patience. And the time.
Can only agree with that - and I have learnt so much by reading through threads like this. The time you take to post the regular updates is much appreciated.
the two centre boxes arrived today so tonight made a start at fitting them.
got one side done so its onto the other side on saturday.
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