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1 the big one on 15th December 2014, 7:40 pm

robins


Well after always wanting a GTI-R from when i was a young drive but couldn't afford the sky high insurance, well roll on 25 years and finally decided
i needed to get the gti-r box ticked.

so earlier this year i purchased a car which ran but was rough then decided the body was not worth all the work so purchased a rolling chassie that was
not in better condition and so the project to restore back to a standard car. This won't be a fast project but done a few bits

so far I've stripped engine bay


taken all dash out


then started to strip underside of everything and strip all under seal off the car back to bare metal






along with the above I've sandblasted all rear subframe and suspension arms and cleaned a few bits










2 Re: the big one on 15th December 2014, 7:44 pm

robins







so just a few bits done and a lot more to go, all the above are bare metal not painted.
should look nice when all done

3 Re: the big one on 15th December 2014, 7:49 pm

MartyMG

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Wow! What a superb finish! Better han new. How much are sand blasters?! Shocked Shocked

4 Re: the big one on 15th December 2014, 8:13 pm

robins


does look good, is all vapour blasted so closes the pours of the metal and makes keeping it
clean a lot easier as grime dons stick to the metal so easily, whole engine will be done
same way.

5 Re: the big one on 15th December 2014, 8:43 pm

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My dream mate. Glad you going standard that'll make 2 on the road lol

6 Re: the big one on 15th December 2014, 10:14 pm

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This looks awesome mate, love that you are spending time on the detail, should be a super clean R when you're finished. I like watching restoration projects Smile

7 Re: the big one on 16th December 2014, 2:34 am

Gaz GTiR

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Very nice Wink

8 Re: the big one on 16th December 2014, 4:40 pm

robins


sandblasted a few parts and in primer ready for painting I'm going to 2 pack everything as not a fan of powder coating.
even the brace behind dash is getting a lick of paint

suspension parts and petrol pipe

subframe



drive shaft


cover that goes under petrol tank painted silver in two minds about this at moment but will
probably stay silver


middle heat shield i had zink plated but not happy with look so will wire brush clean this and have redone when have next lot of bits to do



all the bolts of suspension and hangers for exhaust and odds and sods

9 Re: the big one on 16th December 2014, 6:01 pm

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Flipping heck! That's like a dream for me! Dare I say when done could be the cleanest 'R' in the country...? Move over Darren Razz

10 Re: the big one on 16th December 2014, 11:04 pm

gtir_woody

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That's awesome, I'm very jealous aswell Laughing

11 Re: the big one on 17th December 2014, 10:36 am

Bones

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Tell me about it Pete, that's fantastic. We could have a charity event here. Guess the weight of nuts and bolts remaining in the bottom of the box once the car is back on the road!! I'd love to do this but 2 problems one I'd never get it all back together and 2 I'd never be arsed lol

12 Re: the big one on 17th December 2014, 10:50 am

robins


Well its my first ever full car strip so a box
Of bolts will probably be left.
Is one of thise project where even im thinking
Why did i start this sometimes.

13 Re: the big one on 18th December 2014, 4:40 am

gtir_woody

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Haha we all think that sometimes but the extend you are going will make it so worthwhile. A lot of R owners will be jealous of the hardwork thumbsup

14 Re: the big one on 20th December 2014, 5:27 pm

robins


had one wheel arch to Finnish, so bit of time with wire brush on grinder to Finnish off what i had started earlier.
this wax oil is a royal pain in ass to get off and is horrid product and one i won't use on this rebuild.

before




after


then painted with rust killer as a backup I've done this on all arches even if not needed



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15 Re: the big one on 20th December 2014, 5:32 pm

robins


also financed taking chassie rails off the underside of car, took the whole lot off front to back as you could see some rust between surfaces so wasn't happy to leave them on.
just a not to anyone thinking of doing this, its a pain of a job even with a car ramp.
if i was doing it again i would make a jig so car could be turned on side.



purchased new front chassis rails and have sourced some good rear ones so next step is to sandblast underside of car, i may build a jig to do this as will make easier to paint and weld.

16 Re: the big one on 21st December 2014, 10:04 pm

hagger


Sweet jesus thats a huge amount of work,well done and good luck with the rest of the project.

17 Re: the big one on 27th December 2014, 7:52 pm

robins





looking a bit better than before Wink

also sprayed under dash brace ok you can't see it but the rust would bug me if left on




also sandblasted front bumper and primed between rain showers.

18 Re: the big one on 27th December 2014, 8:59 pm

Stu

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Very nice work.
Look forward to your updates and the final article Smile


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19 Re: the big one on 27th December 2014, 9:43 pm

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Awesome work .... thats going to be a super clean pulsar ....


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20 Re: the big one on 27th December 2014, 9:48 pm

johnny gtir

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Is all these parts sand blasted ?

21 Re: the big one on 27th December 2014, 9:54 pm

robins


all ali bits are vapour blasted, so makes easier to keep clean and original looking.
all bumpers and brackets are sand blasted with fine media.

22 Re: the big one on 5th January 2015, 10:00 pm

houghy_1


Wow,wow,wow man that's gonna look awesome!
My dream also to do this but then I'd never get my car built up :-/

23 Re: the big one on 5th January 2015, 11:21 pm

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Id say its borderline ocd ... but in a good way of course thumbsup


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24 Re: the big one on 6th January 2015, 7:34 pm

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Love to do it but just got a new bike so that's getting all my attention at the moment

25 Re: the big one on 6th January 2015, 8:50 pm

robins


Bones wrote:Love to do it but just got a new bike so that's getting all my attention at the moment

dont mention motorbikes have a few of those in bits too!

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