Shell Swap Complete Busy 5 days :)

Discussion in 'Chill Out Room' started by danb87, Oct 28, 2011.

  1. danb87

    danb87 South East England Area Rep

    So i purchased myself a replacement shell, of ktl (eric). as mine was a cat d a whilse back an fancied a change :)

    Heres some pics of what i did etc

    Started off with a new wepr mani/downpipe/screamer

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    Then came the collection of the shell :)

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    I started first thing in the morning, by giving the bay a quick gunk clean, an then a cheap can re spray too brighten it up :)

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    I then dropped my rear beam as a complete an fitted that straight on then wheels went on

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    Then me an me mate proceeded too strip my old one down

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    A new day, some other mates assisted with the gine removale an refit :)

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    While we chilled for a bit i removed the dash out of bordeom an too replace/checking wiring etc

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    So engine in , we then threw over all the front chassis side of things, brakes,arms,arb coilies/wheels.

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    Another new day, test fitted the manifold, an re fitted the dash

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    While my mate was doing this

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    me an abbott shot out so he could grab some munch in this

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    got back too see the mani fitted :)

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    finished up the dash/interior

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    then the finishing touches, intercooler, battery relocation,stering wheel,bumpers/lights/bonnet :)

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    First thing i did was go an get the tracking done, an found my car alongside a beast tyre priced at over £1000

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    today was the day i finished stripping some bits of mine for me mate too scrap it a sad day :(

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    An the final product

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    Thanks too all the lads who helped out on certain day appricate people chipping in too get it done so quick.

    all opinions are welcome :) unless there bad lol

    thanks

    dan
     
  2. stew

    stew Paid Member

    good work nice end result... i fitted a new hard drive into the pc this week :haha:
     
  3. markostarletturbo

    markostarletturbo Paid Member

    Nice work dan love the white GT'S
     
  4. Lawrence

    Lawrence Registered User +

    nice one paint work on the other one looked abit crap so bet you are well chuffed.
     
  5. danb87

    danb87 South East England Area Rep

    thanks lads, lawerence it was a £40 paint job satin black mate when i first done it it looked sweet, over time it got worse as it was abused as a paint job lol but when it was first done i had a few people ask me if i had had it wrapped haha
     
  6. malcolmgt

    malcolmgt Paid Member

    funking sexy, lot of work but well worth it!!!!
     
  7. AdamB

    AdamB Registered User +

    Love it mate, don't do a £40 spray on this one ;) Shes sweet.
     
  8. davehart

    davehart Paid Member

    Looking very well Dan! Those wheels suit it I reckon.
     
  9. Rory

    Rory Paid Member

    Have you got the wastegate on the wrong way round? Aye the screamer i would think should come out the front?
     
  10. danb87

    danb87 South East England Area Rep

    thanks mate, look forward too getting the map checked an being able too give it a good drive :)

    lol aslong as no pikey cunts shoot this one up i wont be haha

    hhmm there growing on me lol, need too give a propper clean as they are filthy lol but im hoping too keep them :)

    i did think this myself but it just seemed more logical this way an pretty sure it would foul the bar across which headlights/civic rads bolted too..

    can anyone confirm? lol

    thanks

    dan
     
  11. wickedep

    wickedep Registered Trader

    good job..the w.gate is on right dan :)
     
  12. sanchez

    sanchez Paid Member

    Awesome mate! One of my favourite GTs with alot of money and work gone into it!!!
    Gonna have to take me for a rip some time matey ;)
     
  13. nazzurro19

    nazzurro19 Registered User +

    did you use the brace on your wepr kit ? cause mine wont line up and it way too thick to fit n im worried mines gunna crack
     
  14. ktl

    ktl Registered User +

    She lives!!!!!
     
  15. Rory

    Rory Paid Member

    Theres your answer Dan! :haha: (and mine!!)

    @Nazz - Yeah ive used mine, lined up fine.
     
  16. GP82

    GP82 Registered User +

    Amazing transformation! Lookin' good! :cool:
     
  17. sx_turbo

    sx_turbo Paid Member

    fucking love whiye gt's

    well done on the work fella
     
  18. Nippon

    Nippon Paid Member

    Good stuff man. Have to Bring it out for a meet soon! ;)
     
  19. nazzurro19

    nazzurro19 Registered User +

    @rory gotta pic of the brace dude incase im tryna fit it wrOng etc? Lol
     
  20. madman

    madman Registered User +

    looking great buddy alot of hard work went into her thats for sure ;)
     

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