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Forum: Tuning: General Yesterday, 09:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 360
Posted By David
It it were my car I would buy or borrow a boost...

It it were my car I would buy or borrow a boost leak checker next
Forum: Tuning: General 18th October 2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 360
Posted By David
Jimbo makes a really good point Another...

Jimbo makes a really good point

Another thought is
- exhaust gas leak before turbo
- Boost leak
- Were valve clearances checked after fitting the pon a cams. Is there possibility the valve...
Forum: Tuning: General 18th October 2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 360
Posted By David
Some ideas: Could the cam timing be a tooth...

Some ideas:

Could the cam timing be a tooth out?
Could you have really high exhaust back pressure from a CAT or restrictive exhaust (are HKS silents rubbish, and you dont mention down pipe)?...
Forum: Non-Skyline / GT-R chat 18th October 2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 666
Posted By David
Get it done :), generally I hate change but it's...

Get it done :), generally I hate change but it's so quiet on here something big needs to happen to improve things. There seem to be quite regularly less than 10 users logged onto the site at the...
Forum: GTR.co.uk Site Help/Support 18th October 2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 41
Posted By David
Yes please Gerrit

Yes please Gerrit
Forum: Skyline / Stagea Projects 16th October 2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,402
Posted By David
No problem i'll grab some pictures, the VE...

No problem i'll grab some pictures, the VE conversion seems surprisingly simple although I think my turbo selection is now wrong

I still need some simple bits if you can help
- Standard size...
Forum: Skyline / Stagea Projects 16th October 2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,402
Posted By David
Found picture of how I made the panel, as you can...

Found picture of how I made the panel, as you can see it has a recessed feature

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The tools are really simple, just beat it over a section of round edge bad, the result looks...
Forum: Skyline / Stagea Projects 16th October 2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,402
Posted By David
Sorry no CAD pictures, but simply make a template...

Sorry no CAD pictures, but simply make a template cut from I think 2mm from memory as chassis leg is much thicker.

Then weld in:
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Then grind flat, here I have not ground back...
Forum: Skyline / Stagea Projects 16th October 2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,402
Posted By David
So what lerks beneath the inner wing panels on...

So what lerks beneath the inner wing panels on the chassis leg, yes more rust
one layer removed

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Finally top edge of chassis leg removed.

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Forum: Skyline / Stagea Projects 16th October 2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,402
Posted By David
Cut out the rot 253957 Cut matching...

Cut out the rot

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Cut matching panel from donor

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Weld in
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Forum: Skyline / Stagea Projects 16th October 2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,402
Posted By David
Based on the experience of the otherside and now...

Based on the experience of the otherside and now having this inner wing panel from the donor shell I decided to completely cut this panel out.

Exposing the full crustyness of the bulkhead
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Forum: Skyline / Stagea Projects 16th October 2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,402
Posted By David
This side was far worse than the other side ...

This side was far worse than the other side

Crusty
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Holes
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More holes
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Forum: Skyline / Stagea Projects 16th October 2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,402
Posted By David
Please feel free to add comments questions to the...

Please feel free to add comments questions to the thread
Forum: GTR.co.uk Site Help/Support 16th October 2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 41
Posted By David
Thread title change

Hello

As the direction of my project has changed could you change the thread title for me to

Restoration/Modification of my road legal Circuit racing R32 GTR

Also is there anyway you can...
Forum: Skyline / Stagea Projects 16th October 2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,402
Posted By David
Thanks Kev, it's good to see the update to your...

Thanks Kev, it's good to see the update to your thread gives me some enthusiasm as to what mine can look like when finished.

How much I look forward to paint........ & carbon panels really looking...
Forum: Skyline / Stagea Projects 16th October 2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,402
Posted By David
So first some more CAD 253937 253939 ...

So first some more CAD

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Tacked in place and rear edge replaced

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Forum: Skyline / Stagea Projects 16th October 2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,402
Posted By David
Then as per the otherside simply make a...

Then as per the otherside simply make a replacement corner for the arch panel (see previous description as to how to do this).

Interestingly for some reason I screwed the bead rolling up on this...
Forum: Skyline / Stagea Projects 16th October 2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,402
Posted By David
So the big hole then needs filling with a new...

So the big hole then needs filling with a new rear inner sill

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Used the sizes from the drivers side I made a replacement and fitted

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Trial back in the remain of the what i'll...
Forum: Skyline / Stagea Projects 16th October 2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,402
Posted By David
So this is a repeat of the other side, first...

So this is a repeat of the other side, first repair inner sill (blue/black is rust treatment paint not rust)

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The second layer of the rear floor was then added back in and spot...
Forum: Skyline / Stagea Projects 16th October 2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,402
Posted By David
The rear floor was worse than the otherside,...

The rear floor was worse than the otherside, sorry no picture but this is where the donor car cam in handy.

Complete replacement floor section shot blasted.

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It was then...
Forum: Skyline / Stagea Projects 16th October 2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,402
Posted By David
Inside of the rear crossmember cleaned up ...

Inside of the rear crossmember cleaned up

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Hear I have missed one photo but this is with the second under seat skin removed

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Forum: Skyline / Stagea Projects 16th October 2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,402
Posted By David
So back to the (worst) rust on the passenger...

So back to the (worst) rust on the passenger side.
Having learnt the techniques and what I needed to keep and how to quickly get it apart I made a start on the passenger side sill. Firstly off with...
Forum: Skyline / Stagea Projects 16th October 2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,402
Posted By David
So thats enough tempting with fabrication and...

So thats enough tempting with fabrication and exotic chassis modification.
Back to rust repairs...........

This is what the drivers side chassis leg ended up looking like before primer....
Forum: Skyline / Stagea Projects 16th October 2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,402
Posted By David
Then wheel on again to prove its all about right....

Then wheel on again to prove its all about right.
It doesn't have to be mm perfect as all arms will be adjustable anyway

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Forum: Skyline / Stagea Projects 16th October 2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,402
Posted By David
Before I get back to the rust, in preparation for...

Before I get back to the rust, in preparation for making a new tubular front arms set up and possibly front subframe but that mite come later.

I made a jig to hold the hub where I wanted it at...
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