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Fiat 131 build

BlackBII

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Thanks!

I started stripping the other wheel well

By next week, I should have some lower control arms made and the front end will be back on the ground. :icon_thumby:
 
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My new rod ends and ball joints came in, now I just need some tubing and I'll make my new lower control arms. These are chromoly 3/4 teflon coated rod ends and mazda RX7 ball joints, to match my RX7 knuckles.

The sway bar will be mounted differently, and the lower control arm will become a wishbone type.

Once I get some tubing, I'll weld them together. :icon_thumby:
 
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That is one funny looking RBV.... To the correct forum you go :thefinger:
Jerk. :thefinger:


I have some pics for you fools. Bodykit came in from Poland, and I started cutting metal off the car












 
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I took a break from the 131 this weekend and did some upgrades to my working space. I applied an epoxy coating to the floor, painted the walls white to brighten it up, built some shelves and a workbench, and reorganized everything to make working on the 131 a little easier





 

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Whatever happened with this build???
 

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Still going Jim. :icon_thumby:

Just picked up a 2.5 Duratec to use in lieu of that boat anchor cast iron 2.3.

New grill


Duratec


 
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Wow, I completely forgot about this build.

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Wow, I completely forgot about this build.

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Judging by the dust on top of my car, one would think I did too. :D
 

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Just got a laser cut oil pan flange for the duratec from a guy on TurboRangerForums. Once I have the oil pan welded up I can mount the engine. :icon_thumby:

 

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Man this reminds me of a yugo built me and few friends were trying to build back in the day . Low funds so it didn't get to run . Was going fender flares and all like you . Keep it coming


I just wanna go fast [emoji48]
 

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