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Hi, Only just really started coming on here as a couple of weeks ago late Sunday evening after much searching for a good rolling shell, we found one down near Durham, which looked brilliant besides one or two minor slightly rusty patches
Trailered it home and here it was on the driveway
The next thing we did was, stripped the hole car and took out the wiring loom
After that we started to design and adapt some spare widetrack kit from a corsa that we have,so that its 50mm wider in each corner
Then we fitted the widest wheels to see how they sit
next we bought a mk3 cavalier rear disc axle to combine and fabricate it with a nova axle to put discs on the back,now all we need for the rear disc brake conversion to be complete is mk3 astra axle stubs.Then we can see how well the calipers and pads are working that we have to see if we need to buy some new ones.
I also just bought another nova for dirt cheap with a rotten shell but it came with lots of spare panels,doors and wing mirrors and so on. I am going to use the aftermarket smoothed bumpers that I got on that and cut and space them out 100mm wider then use them as moulds for fibreglass items as I am going to make a wide arch body kit, I will then just be keeping whatever parts I think I may potentially damage and sell or scrap the rest. Just last night I bought a fibreglass tailgate from a member in dumbarton, needs a bit of work to clean it up but it should be great.
Plan next is to try and source axle stubs, fit a chasis plating kit, build a cage, make adjustable seat mounts and then about another million things before the car even moves haha Like our Page on Facebook for links to other projects and for cool updates :D