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Pics all good to me.
A bit different from the pops. What Front suspension are you doing, Jag, homebrew?
Low stance?
Looking forward to this one.
 

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thanks

got a 90,s jag as the doner and trying to use as much as possible in this build.

might of been easier with an earlier front clip but this one has all the mounts ect in place for this engine,so in it went.



not the best thing to fit and if doing again,would do differently.

weird gearbox mount on these as it has a single coil spring mount.
changed this over to bobbin type but used the original hole in the box.
to put the bobbins equall spacings from this meant the brackets of to one sideon the chassis



 

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dont get to comfy in that easy chair john as the chassis will be finished in a couple of days.

its a nothing special kinda build.trucks just gonna be a cheap runnaround for the owner,so no need to spend mega bucks to get it turned into a everyday driver

got exhaust hung and the prop back from being shortened.

modified the original prop centre support bracket and mounted it.re used this as it has part of the handbrake mechanism attatch and no budget for fancy brackets

 

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WOW!

I'm liking this already, can't wait for the next installment. You do like a challenge don't you?
thanks.only real challenge is working within the owners budget.rest of it is fairly straight forward though the front end did cause a bit of head scratching.

not the pretiest way of doing it but it works
 

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had to do some mods to the rear lower arms.
when the jag was being stripped down at the owners someone stole the rear coil overs.
so we decided to go aftermarket,as the originals would of been to long anyway.

looking at the arm, the pivot point for the shock is not parrallel to the pivot point of the arm.

jags shocks must have huge rubbers to allow for the throwout.

to get over this with the new coilovers, the shock mounts were cut out and repositioned.

also put an extra plate in so they could be mounted in double shear.had the original bolt machined down to take the new shocks



and got the top mounts welded to the chassis

 

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Very nice Wayne , nice to see a relativity cheap build , to inspire others that it don't cost a fortune to drive something a bit special :tup:
Dazza
 

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Another inspirational thread, thanks for taking the time to post it.

Rog.
 
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