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 Post subject: newdie with xk project
Posted: Sat Feb 24, 2007 10:37 pm 
Oompa Loompa
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Hello all at fordmods,my name is terry
Im in middle of xk project,ie,MitsL300 f/end
tilt front clip,here are a couple of pics.



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 Post subject: re project
Posted: Sat Feb 24, 2007 10:46 pm 
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here is f/end,stubs have been reversed
this allows for rear steer,
this allows for standard steering to be used if preffered



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 Post subject: re xk project
Posted: Sat Feb 24, 2007 10:51 pm 
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in this pic,u can see trimmed edge of bottom rail,
this allows for f/end to lifted into position with relative ease
u will also notice bracing 1"sq tube 2.54m thick

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 Post subject: xk project
Posted: Sat Feb 24, 2007 10:55 pm 
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this pic shows f/end in position
notice the mounts ,I have used original "crush tubes"


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 Post subject: xk project
Posted: Sat Feb 24, 2007 11:00 pm 
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this is pic of crush tubes assembled.
If I had not installed 1"spacers the car would have been dead level
so I spaced it to lift car up 1"to allow for levelling out
when clevo is in

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Posted: Sun Feb 25, 2007 11:45 am 
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I got the whole trim, chjrome strips etc, but i think its a XM/L/P. One of them, bonnet doors etc, i have to.
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 Post subject: xk project
Posted: Tue Feb 27, 2007 5:31 pm 
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Ob viously,wrong forum for early falcon
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Posted: Tue Feb 27, 2007 6:13 pm 
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that looks like a heap of thought and hard work gone into that. good luck with it!!
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 Post subject: big room for big block
Posted: Thu Mar 08, 2007 8:37 pm 
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Hi all,bit of an update on project
front end (L300) is in,towers removed

now for tilt front,
the tilt mech shown will be gone tomorrow,
replaced by better version

 

 

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 Post subject: big room for big block
Posted: Thu Mar 08, 2007 9:01 pm 
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the tilt mech shown is no more,
new one should be finished tomorrow

 

 

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 Post subject: big room for big block
Posted: Thu Mar 08, 2007 9:07 pm 
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last two pics tonight

 

 

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