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Nisfans rubbish old tat, 305, and so it begins..


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#61 OFFLINE   Eddie Honda

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Posted 08 December 2016 - 05:33 PM

Yeah, you just fill out some form stating "Honest guv, I'm a trader and I'm not a muppet. Now give me the stuff.".

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Posted 08 December 2016 - 09:20 PM

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Might end up looking all right.


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#63 ONLINE   FOAD

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Posted 09 December 2016 - 05:55 PM

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#64 ONLINE   FOAD

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Posted 09 December 2016 - 06:12 PM

How it could look!

 

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How it currently looks.

 

31418212771_b6f9e33da2_z.jpgDSC_0160 by srblythe, on Flickr


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#65 OFFLINE   barrett

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Posted 13 December 2016 - 10:16 PM

Looks smart! Will be great if you black up that sill etc
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#66 OFFLINE   nisfan

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Posted 15 December 2016 - 03:58 AM

Started blacking up the sills, need to get some plastic primer for the plastic bits.

Filled door photobombing the picture,

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In an effort to make it easier to spray i covered the whole front so had to brush paint the bit below the grill,

 

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I quite like it like this, no spoiler and white instead of black behind the plate, reminds me of a 505 for some reason

 

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While my Datsun gently Rusts.

 

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#67 OFFLINE   garbaldy

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Posted 15 December 2016 - 08:24 AM

Do you not have any sand paper then?

Looks good in white too how about a jam sandwich replica for maximum banger rally lols
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Posted 15 December 2016 - 12:58 PM

That's the best colour this has been so far.


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#69 OFFLINE   nisfan

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Posted 15 December 2016 - 04:25 PM

I sanded the shit out of it, used orbital sander, no use, belt sander, left gouges, I was left with a block of wood and 80 sand paper, the red oxide was tough and layed on thick, I didn't want to spend all winter sanding it, took me about 30 hours all in, not worth doing anymore for a turd

While my Datsun gently Rusts.

 

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'83 BMW 525e

'84 Datsun bluebird 1.8GL

'84 Renault 18 GTD

'88 Volvo 340 2.0 16v

'91 Honda Civic 1.6i-16

'98 328i


#70 OFFLINE   nisfan

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Posted 15 December 2016 - 04:26 PM

There was talk of a Japanese police car vibe but just want to keep it simple because it might* make it easier to sell

*no chance

While my Datsun gently Rusts.

 

'82 Peugeot 305 d-turbo

'83 BMW 525e

'84 Datsun bluebird 1.8GL

'84 Renault 18 GTD

'88 Volvo 340 2.0 16v

'91 Honda Civic 1.6i-16

'98 328i


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Posted 23 December 2016 - 06:28 PM

Been playing with this turd today, I've deliberately avoided taking photos of this side because of the scabby wheel arch.
Today, this happened.

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Nisfan kindly cut out the metal so I could weld in some new metal.

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#72 ONLINE   FOAD

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Posted 23 December 2016 - 09:54 PM

From this

 

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To this

 

31829572285_cdfd09abf2_k.jpgRenault 18 GTD Welding by srblythe, on Flickr

 

A skim of filler and some paint and it'll look better than it did anyway. There's no point in spending hours and hours welding a car that no longer belongs to me for free. Nisfan is happy with how it has turned out and plans to continue filling and finishing it tomorrow.


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#73 OFFLINE   nisfan

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Posted 23 December 2016 - 10:21 PM

Thanks again, this turd just keeps on living, it should have died years ago!


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While my Datsun gently Rusts.

 

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'83 BMW 525e

'84 Datsun bluebird 1.8GL

'84 Renault 18 GTD

'88 Volvo 340 2.0 16v

'91 Honda Civic 1.6i-16

'98 328i


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Posted 24 December 2016 - 02:49 PM

Filler on...

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Posted 24 December 2016 - 03:07 PM

I sanded the shit out of it, used orbital sander, no use, belt sander, left gouges, I was left with a block of wood and 80 sand paper, the red oxide was tough and layed on thick, I didn't want to spend all winter sanding it, took me about 30 hours all in, not worth doing anymore for a turd

 

 

it might be worth trying wet and dry with some water the next time as it doesn't clog the paper like dry sanding. it's also less messy as you don't end up with dust everywhere! 


I estimate this car needs £3000 maybe £4000 spending on it to get it rite and when this is done it will be wotrth about £1500!!

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Posted 24 December 2016 - 03:17 PM

If I had have bought this a few years ago it would be the side of a dishwasher by now. Good on you lads up there putting the hours in and dragging it right again. To be commended. Plus, its a festive colour.
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Posted 24 December 2016 - 03:56 PM

Filler off. .

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Posted 24 December 2016 - 04:21 PM

Primer...

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Posted 24 December 2016 - 08:31 PM

31039405963_f1924076c5_k.jpgDSC_0683 by srblythe, on Flickr

 

Not finished but not far off.

 

Check out the quality sill repairs!

 

31039408363_f0d5c52c9f_k.jpgDSC_0678 by srblythe, on Flickr

 

I figured they would be painted black or plastered with underseal so who gives a fuck?

The rest is done to a reasonable standard considering I did it for free, it was decent practice, I wouldn't want to take money for a job that I was pretty much using to practice my welding and bodywork skills.

 

I used 1.2mm thick wire to weld the repair panel on, I messed around with the machine settings as I welded it, The first blobs went on with low penetration so I upped the amps and tried again until It was fusing nicely and not blowing holes through the parent metal.

 

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The welding looks pretty bad at this point but after using a cutting disc to dress the weld down it looked a bit better.

 

31829568025_584bf252fd_z.jpgRenault 18 GTD Welding by srblythe, on Flickr

 

It still looked a bit lumpy at that point but after the filler was applied then sanded it started to really take shape.

 

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I don't often put up photos of my car bodywork practice because there is usually someone there to comment that they don't think my welding is any good or whatever but I'm quite happy with the overall result and Nisfan is pleased too.


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Posted 24 December 2016 - 08:37 PM

Good job, definitely. It's pretty rust free now which is a bit weird to think.

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Posted 24 December 2016 - 11:19 PM

it looks pretty good to me.


I estimate this car needs £3000 maybe £4000 spending on it to get it rite and when this is done it will be wotrth about £1500!!

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Posted 24 December 2016 - 11:34 PM

I seem to recall that arch being pretty damn non-existent back when I saw the car in 2015, I'd have fiberglassed it like a complete tosser, good on you for bothering to put new metal in at all!


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Posted 25 December 2016 - 12:00 AM

If FOAD hadn't offered his services I too would have just slapped filler all over it.
I need to upload photos of when derskine had it and we attacked it with a screwdriver

While my Datsun gently Rusts.

 

'82 Peugeot 305 d-turbo

'83 BMW 525e

'84 Datsun bluebird 1.8GL

'84 Renault 18 GTD

'88 Volvo 340 2.0 16v

'91 Honda Civic 1.6i-16

'98 328i


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Posted 25 December 2016 - 12:02 AM

Also got the brake lights kinda working so it's almost ready for the road!
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While my Datsun gently Rusts.

 

'82 Peugeot 305 d-turbo

'83 BMW 525e

'84 Datsun bluebird 1.8GL

'84 Renault 18 GTD

'88 Volvo 340 2.0 16v

'91 Honda Civic 1.6i-16

'98 328i


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Posted 26 December 2016 - 09:47 PM

Looks good lads!

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Posted 30 December 2016 - 03:53 AM

Many moons ago me and FOAD explored an old hospital that was also once a motor spares type shop, we found in a damp cellar a host of 80s car graphics many of them were knackered due to water but we manged to save a few, one of them was a roll of black stripes.

Im thinking of fitting these to the 18 and ive mocked up a picture of it, yay or nay?

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While my Datsun gently Rusts.

 

'82 Peugeot 305 d-turbo

'83 BMW 525e

'84 Datsun bluebird 1.8GL

'84 Renault 18 GTD

'88 Volvo 340 2.0 16v

'91 Honda Civic 1.6i-16

'98 328i


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Posted 30 December 2016 - 04:25 AM

Also in a swap i now regret i swapped the cavalier for a Volvo 340 'drift' car, its fitted with a 2.0 16v clio williams engine, Its stripped out doesnt run great and now the welded diff has shat the bed, all in all a bad move, its fast though!

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While my Datsun gently Rusts.

 

'82 Peugeot 305 d-turbo

'83 BMW 525e

'84 Datsun bluebird 1.8GL

'84 Renault 18 GTD

'88 Volvo 340 2.0 16v

'91 Honda Civic 1.6i-16

'98 328i


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Posted 30 December 2016 - 04:57 AM

Just catching up with this, sadly some of your older pics aren't showing for me.

 

I do quite like that 340 Williams, with standard bumpers, trim and diff, it'd be a brill daily sleeper.

 

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I like those stripes, though how about the other way up, just above the black sills?


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Posted 30 December 2016 - 05:13 AM

Like this:

 

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Crikey, I'm impressed with myself there! The stripes really suit the wheels too.


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Posted 30 December 2016 - 07:55 AM

They both look like special dealer editions, which is no bad thing.

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