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by martysauce
Sun Apr 29, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Builds
Topic: 300zx racecar
Replies: 113
Views: 17756

20 mins later.... oh did i say 20 minutes sorry i ment 4 HOURS later, sanding and all types of grinders its at this stage

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still havent even touched the polish yet so id say another 3 hours to go
by martysauce
Sun Apr 29, 2018 12:56 pm
Forum: Builds
Topic: 300zx racecar
Replies: 113
Views: 17756

so i have been waiting to finish the tube front because i ran out of argon. in the mean time i got a plenum i was planning on cutting up and trying to weld closed unused ports but i decided to polish it up. i might hang it on the wall for a later project or sell it http://i64.tinypic.com/acrds2.jpg ...
by martysauce
Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: Builds
Topic: 300zx racecar
Replies: 113
Views: 17756

also my brother came around with his roofing tools and whipped me up a door card, it came out awsome

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by martysauce
Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: Builds
Topic: 300zx racecar
Replies: 113
Views: 17756

a little more progress on the tube front. I tacked in the vertical bars to support the top tube, ignore the welds there just tacked with my crappy gassles mig ill tig it at the end. made one cock up were i made a tube to short but when its fully welded with the spacer you will not be able to see it....
by martysauce
Mon Apr 16, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Z31/Z32
Topic: Z32 WING MIRROR
Replies: 5
Views: 2009

might have a overflow on my parts one
by martysauce
Wed Apr 11, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: Z31/Z32
Topic: Clunk at braking when almost stopped. Is it ABS?
Replies: 10
Views: 2923

i had some play in that king pin joint on my z32 the cheapest option for me was to just replace the whole arm and kingpin from my parts car could be the way to go. i just spotted thoes king pins from conceptz a couple of days ago i had always thought they had discontinued them but obviously not , ha...
by martysauce
Tue Apr 03, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: Builds
Topic: 300zx racecar
Replies: 113
Views: 17756

mikec(nz) wrote:Heres a video on the exhaust - its pretty bad video but a good shot of the exhaust. However we have we have rebuilt the first half again out of stainless and will prob do the back half as well :)
sounds pretty good
by martysauce
Mon Apr 02, 2018 8:37 am
Forum: Builds
Topic: 300zx racecar
Replies: 113
Views: 17756

mikec(nz) wrote:You can get close to that side exhaust look while running the exhaust under the car, there is a perfect gap for it each side.

cheers mikec i might do that first
by martysauce
Sun Apr 01, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: Builds
Topic: 300zx racecar
Replies: 113
Views: 17756

decided to make a panel to fill the space between the main tube and headlight im going to press a 50mm dimple die were each of those 12mm holes is. im not sure if im happy with them yet so il see how i feel when they are finished. im probbly going to paint the whole tube front black. also i welded s...
by martysauce
Thu Mar 29, 2018 9:47 pm
Forum: Builds
Topic: 300zx racecar
Replies: 113
Views: 17756

also im pretty set on having the exhaust exit through the body of the car in front of the back wheel, like my favorite car ever steve millens imsa 300zx ,except i still need the doors to work so i would have to bring it up through were the rear passangers used to sit and out the side. does anyone no...
by martysauce
Thu Mar 29, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: Builds
Topic: 300zx racecar
Replies: 113
Views: 17756

also a catch can turned up so i mounted that. have to adjust it slightly tho it doesnt quite clear the bonnet

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by martysauce
Thu Mar 29, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: Builds
Topic: 300zx racecar
Replies: 113
Views: 17756

also started making my intercooler piping the vg has a whole spagetti bolignaise off piping so its very confusing trying to sort each line of pipes without coaking up another

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by martysauce
Thu Mar 29, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: Builds
Topic: 300zx racecar
Replies: 113
Views: 17756

started making my headligt brakets today. i was wondering why my welds were turning to crap ( probably mainly my crap welding) then i relised im out of gas. auto bend have bent me up a couple more tubes that will suport the headlight weight and the bumper

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by martysauce
Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: Builds
Topic: 300zx racecar
Replies: 113
Views: 17756

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by martysauce
Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: Builds
Topic: 300zx racecar
Replies: 113
Views: 17756

i ended up going the cheaper option and getting autobend to bend up the tube for the tube front, it turned out really well so i cut it to length and welded it on to the plates . the prop sitting on the oil cooler is just temporary till i add the two braces that will weld to the intercooler mount rai...