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 Post subject: Re: my mk2 xr2 rebuild
PostPosted: Sun Jan 15, 2012 9:37 pm 
looking great! i have no idea what panards do! cant figure it out lol


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 15, 2012 10:13 pm 
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panhard_rod


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 15, 2012 11:58 pm 
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I have a panhard rod

My mate said you had the axle done did it come out good?

Did you see the car collection? Lol

Starting to take shape now mate cant wait to see it done

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 16, 2012 1:19 am 
ah i see, thanks

seems mk3 could have benefited from one


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 16, 2012 1:34 am 
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i dunno they got a different sort of axle on a mk3..

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 16, 2012 1:41 am 
i could see it waggling side to side :( looks like it would ya know


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 16, 2012 12:27 pm 
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Try and make a brace for it then? Be the first to do it

You could go from the shock bolt to the chassis leg on the other side

Buy my axle 1st though ;)

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 16, 2012 2:06 pm 
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Petrol wrote:
ah i see, thanks

seems mk3 could have benefited from one

wouldnt work on a mk3 due to having fixed mounting points for the rear axle where as the mk2 rear axle is connected via trailing arms


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 16, 2012 2:08 pm 
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DANIELP1991 wrote:
I have a panhard rod

My mate said you had the axle done did it come out good?

Did you see the car collection? Lol

Starting to take shape now mate cant wait to see it done


ye came out nice did take them a 2 weeks longer than they quoted mind
i did see the blue mk2 and there was another either mk1 or 2 escort when i dropped the bits off but it was at the other end of the building so didnt get a closer look


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 16, 2012 4:08 pm 
the mk3 has trailing arms of sort :P

kinda


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Petrol wrote:
the mk3 has trailing arms of sort :P

kinda


nah they aint separate from the axle though.

big g1985 wrote:
DANIELP1991 wrote:
I have a panhard rod

My mate said you had the axle done did it come out good?

Did you see the car collection? Lol

Starting to take shape now mate cant wait to see it done


ye came out nice did take them a 2 weeks longer than they quoted mind
i did see the blue mk2 and there was another either mk1 or 2 escort when i dropped the bits off but it was at the other end of the building so didnt get a closer look


yeah they got
blue mk2
escort mk1
escort mk2
escort mk2
hillman avenger
hillman avenger
mini cooper
astra gte mk1
hillman imp
lotus talbot sunbeam widearched shell

quite a big collection lol

hes been really busy recently as well thats probs why there was a delay.

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 16, 2012 9:35 pm 
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dont know what sort of look you are going for body wise but as you are making everything like new i thought i would mention i have a brand new never used original ford front and rear xr2 bumpers and corner bits if you are interested ? if not no worries just a thought :thumbsup:

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 16, 2012 9:36 pm 
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DANIELP1991 wrote:
Petrol wrote:
the mk3 has trailing arms of sort :P

kinda


nah they aint separate from the axle though.

big g1985 wrote:
DANIELP1991 wrote:
I have a panhard rod

My mate said you had the axle done did it come out good?

Did you see the car collection? Lol

Starting to take shape now mate cant wait to see it done


ye came out nice did take them a 2 weeks longer than they quoted mind
i did see the blue mk2 and there was another either mk1 or 2 escort when i dropped the bits off but it was at the other end of the building so didnt get a closer look


yeah they got
blue mk2
escort mk1
escort mk2
escort mk2
hillman avenger
hillman avenger
mini cooper
astra gte mk1
hillman imp
lotus talbot sunbeam widearched shell

quite a big collection lol

hes been really busy recently as well thats probs why there was a delay.


thats quite a collection


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 16, 2012 10:16 pm 
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haha..

the olympic blue mk2 is my mate matt (you know him he had the black zs, bought the wheels off you), well its his 17 year old bros escort.

its gona be the nuts!

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 21, 2012 11:23 pm 
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little update

fitted my us spec cvh cam cover
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plummbed in my mondeo master cylinder and servo
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carbs are in the process of being rebuilt and should be done by the end of the week
also have to make a new brace bar for the brake servo as the std fiesta one is to long for the mondeo setup.

also got my eye on another set of wheels aswell lol


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 21, 2012 11:58 pm 
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did you want that kit ? pm'd you but got no reply :doh:

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 21, 2012 11:59 pm 
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That cam cover is a nice addition, different than the usual ones. Looks smart :D

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 22, 2012 12:01 am 
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cam cover looks cool!

theres another rr day at gotboost again on 1st april, get the car done by then and get it on the rollers! lol

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 22, 2012 10:13 pm 
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 22, 2012 10:21 pm 
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aww lol bring the mondeo again then!!

i havent forgotten about those hoses by the way, havent had a chance to measure them yet. they are not at my house see..

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