Project freeze my insignia 4x4 off 2018

evocarlos

Stupid Bollocks
Staff
#61
fuel tank cover got painted so not to rust like the last one
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star silver
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all the rear subframe parts came back from the powdercoaters
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car is now stood under cover till ive the time to get the whole floor pan done
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the work on the 2nd 4x4 has been keeping me busy :) build thread for that one coming soon
 

evocarlos

Stupid Bollocks
Staff
#63
after pinching the 20" wheels for the other 4x4 i found a 2nd set of vx line 20" going cheap and only 3mile up the road
went and fetched the most of them were curbed and tyres were all odd
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after getting the tyres pulled off i found one buckled and cracked
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just one crack did the same procedure as the the other set thats been on the other car for a while now and done quite a few mile and the crack has not returned.
drill the end
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cut the crack open to get all the gunk out so its all nice and clean for welding
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new tyres came falken azenis fk510 245/35/20
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on with the welding found the reason for it cracking bit of crap in the alloy it wouldn't weld had to drill it thru a then fill it up
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thats better
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flapy pad to make it all tidy
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inside tidied up
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sent them off for powdercoating and what a job they did like brand new again
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had to order one more centre cap as the wheels only came with 3
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