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  1. custommk4

    "The Next One" - Handcrafted Mid-Engine Sports Car

    great work as usual, cant wait for the 40 ford project to get started.
  2. custommk4

    chop top mk2

    this is where its up to, rads in, inner wings all done, fuel tank and fuel pump in and the exhaust is all done. i have also mounted the fuse box and i am on with the job of wirin g it up.
  3. custommk4

    chop top mk2

    couple more pics.
  4. custommk4

    chop top mk2

    more pics, as i said custom made chassis with xj40 jag running gear, the body has all custom made floors, wheel tubs and bulkhead.
  5. custommk4

    chop top mk2

    heres the new project, its a vw type3 fastback, its a 72 with a 67 front grafted on and placed on a custom made chassis with a rover v8 in the front. i will get some more pics on in the next few days.
  6. custommk4

    chop top mk2

    hi all, not been on for awhile but i have been busy. i have another build on the go and i am in the process of up grading the cortina . should i put the new build on as a separate build or put on with this build. hope your all well and staying indoors.:)
  7. custommk4

    "The Next One" - Handcrafted Mid-Engine Sports Car

    great to see you back on this project, was wondering when you would get back on it. |B
  8. custommk4

    chop top mk2

    car now going back together. full update now on youtube.|B
  9. custommk4

    chop top mk2

    couple more pics for you. car has now been wet flatted ready for buffing.
  10. custommk4

    chop top mk2

    car now painted on the outside.
  11. custommk4

    chop top mk2

    finally we have some colour on. more soon.
  12. custommk4

    chop top mk2

    heres the last few pics before paint. more soon.
  13. custommk4

    chop top mk2

    yes im well into the bodywork now and only 2 or 3 weeks away from paint, the car will be purple again but much darker and im having another colour matched which im hoping will be sorted this week. will post some more pics once i have some real progress.
  14. custommk4

    chop top mk2

    alot done tonight, both sides blocked out,two heavy coats of filler premier and a guide coat.
  15. custommk4

    chop top mk2

    with all the panels lied up its now on with the bodywork. got a good couple of weeks on it now so should get through a lot of it.
  16. custommk4

    chop top mk2

    if car is up and running i will be there . thanks|B
  17. custommk4

    chop top mk2

    thanks for the invite old git but as you say a little to far away. does not stop me though coming along to a meet next year when car is sorted for a chat.|B
  18. custommk4

    chop top mk2

    thanks sapph1, not posted for awhile but car is now in the final stage of welding and will be body worked over the next few weeks and xmas. hoping to have some paint on in the new year.heres some pics more or less complete down at the nsra supernationals in august.
  19. custommk4

    chop top mk2

    i used a bead roller to work the chequered pattern into the metal.
  20. custommk4

    chop top mk2

    not posted for abit but quite a bit of progress has been made. all the floors and bulkhead are now in .fuel tank nearly done with just top to weld on. and the car sits exactly how i wanted it. also a couple of pics of the floor panels. more soon
  21. custommk4

    chop top mk2

    hi marshyboy, i have used 2mm wall 100x50 box. have only gone this thin as i have a full cage built to it to add strength. would use aleast 3mm without the cage. hope that helps. make a good project a zephyr, good luck with it bit of an update, floors going in. more soon
  22. custommk4

    chop top mk2

    cheers t9, im still living those days. engine is now almost ready to run. all the last bits have been welded up inside the shell and its now welded on. next is to start making all the new floor panels and to sort a pedal box. more soon.
  23. custommk4

    chop top mk2

    not posted for a bit but still on it, seats now in. column and steering wheel in, also starting to sort engine to get it running. got a few bits coming this week so at the weekend should be able to pull the engine out and fit the new bits. more soon
  24. custommk4

    chop top mk2

    well here it is on it,s wheels with out the body. and with. more soon.
  25. custommk4

    chop top mk2

    car has progressed a fair bit so much so that it,s being cut of the jig on tuesday night as the frame and the cage have being welded now. so its time to see how it sits. pics on tuesday night.
  26. custommk4

    "The Next One" - Handcrafted Mid-Engine Sports Car

    epic, love this build you are one talented dude.
  27. custommk4

    chop top mk2

    sort of, staying purple but alot darker and some old skhool hot rod flames. if i get it right i think it will look killer. just sorting the bonnet out and the air intake pipe. got a couple of other bits, inter cooler and radiator also trying to get some cash together for the roll cage...
  28. custommk4

    chop top mk2

    thanks guys, got a bit more done, wastegates fitted and the manifolds all tig welded. and how it looks fitted to the engine. more soon.
  29. custommk4

    chop top mk2

    few more pics. more soon.
  30. custommk4

    chop top mk2

    cheers hugo. couple more pics for you. more soon.
  31. custommk4

    chop top mk2

    finally got the body sat on the frame. more soon.
  32. custommk4

    chop top mk2

    bit more done, steering rack on and turbo sat in place and started the exhaust. more soon.
  33. custommk4

    chop top mk2

    sorry hugo, what are side shafts??????
  34. custommk4

    chop top mk2

    thanks hugo, few more pics from today. more soon.
  35. custommk4

    chop top mk2

    big update for you.front chassis rails tacked on and the front suspension bolted on with the wheels. even got full lock to lock. more tomorrow.
  36. custommk4

    chop top mk2

    cheers guys, bit more from the last couple of days. took a while to get it all set up and welded in but well worth the hassle. got 3 days now to try and get it as far as i can.:bigsmile:
  37. custommk4

    chop top mk2

    got a bit more done. had the jag diff mounting plates lazor cut. these mount into slots in the frame. they will then be tig welded top and bottom. more over the weekend.
  38. custommk4

    What the hell have I let myself in for!!!!!!

    is it a 90 with a shorternd range rover chassis, ?????????????
  39. custommk4

    chop top mk2

    bit of a\n update for you. got the main part of the chassis done this week. rear wheels are 10x22", all seems to fit ok cant wait to get it to the garage this friday and set it on the jig. more soon.
  40. custommk4

    chop top mk2

    pick up my new ac dc tig welder yesterday. start getting the chassis welded this week so should have some pics by midweek.
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