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Old 10-11-2011, 05:11 PM
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Not sure if this is the right section for a build thread.

I've been after a coupe as a project for a bit now (didn't help being able to drive my bro's one) and eventually picked one up today :)

Some of you may already know the car from its previous owners on the forum (maahny and mcoupe mus)

It needs a bit of work and parts finding for it but mainly the engine and box (which i already have).

Looling back through the threads about the car it seems to of had a few changes over the years, its no longer got the headlights or LED side lights but does have a RX7 engine and box fitted (sort of) which i belive was fitted before the previous owner bought it.

A few pics of how it stands at the moment







Hopefully i'll be able to get it in the garage next to my bro's coupe then i have something to look at to work out where all the bits of plastic / trim go inside.

If anyone has any info / history about the car i'd be intrested to hear about its past.
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Old 10-11-2011, 07:56 PM
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Just a few more pics of the car and stuff that came with it

Seems straight forward what bits go where haha







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Old 10-11-2011, 08:04 PM
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Brave man...

Whats the condition of the shell like ?
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Old 10-11-2011, 09:20 PM
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Haha nice easy project to keep me busy over the winter :) my e30 was in more bits when i bought that the other year and managed to get that on the road after 3 months of work (beats watching TV) the S50 conversion was the interesting part

The shell seems to solid n straight from what i can see, going to get it up off the floor and take all the underside panels / covers off and have a good look round it before giving it a good covering of underseal / waxoil.

Will try and keep the post up to date with progress
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Old 10-11-2011, 10:08 PM
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One big job but looking forward to your regular photo updates....!

Can't believe someone butchered it to put that engine and box in it, a backwards step in my opinion.
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Old 10-11-2011, 11:08 PM
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One big job but looking forward to your regular photo updates....!

Can't believe someone butchered it to put that engine and box in it, a backwards step in my opinion.
Did think that myself but wasn't sure who or why...
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Old 11-11-2011, 08:09 AM
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That engine bay just looks sooooo wrong !
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Old 11-11-2011, 09:45 AM
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It will be on the road by christmas then ay peet ?

I was amazed how quick you finished the E30 so this should be a walk in the park .

What suspension and exhaust did it come with in the end ?
Will be round on saturday for a perv.
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Old 11-11-2011, 09:56 AM
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Should handle ace though with that tiny engine and they can make big power and bit a lot lighter too.
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Old 11-11-2011, 10:21 AM
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Well, it makes access a lot easier

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