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 Make Your Own ....2CV.... 4x4 
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Not that many days and its going to be very cold next week:)


February 22nd, 2018, 8:57 pm
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10mm.'s better than nowt! now the workshop's spotless, Crack on 8-) .

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Ooh clean floor!.

Fitted the front diff prop shafts, they fit but very tight near the gearbox about 10mm clearance.

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February 22nd, 2018, 8:59 pm
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Unexpected problems do occur or is it bad planning:)

The input shaft to the remote gearbox had some play, had a look at the seal found it was a bad condition.

Chevronics do a seal (££££) for GS/GSA boxes but the LN is about 1.5mm larger!

So a bit of milling it was substituted sealed bearing.

We will have to see if its OK.

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Old Seal.
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New Bearing in place.
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February 23rd, 2018, 7:33 pm
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The list of things to do, should get shorter.

However it seems that the plan to use a standard exhaust with cross-box wont fit:(

Bigger calipers + the rear plate of the diff gets in the way.

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Plan to fabricate an exhaust from mandrel bends...2 into 1 very sporty?

Red lines show the plan, but as we are all very aware "Red Lines" can change or even disappear!!!

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February 26th, 2018, 2:52 pm
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Can't make the exhaust till the body is sitting on the chassis and can't do that until I have a transfer shaft fitted.

What is required, "the middle part".
But, not happy with getting it welded.

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So have to machine one!!

Purchased a bit of steel..

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Some difficult milling/turning/drilling and lot of Google.

Bit of a challenge but nothing ventured.....


March 18th, 2018, 11:03 am
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Did you go to Morvan??

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April 8th, 2018, 11:19 pm
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Hi Geo,

Nope, the car was not finished:(


April 9th, 2018, 8:31 am
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Hi all,

Back again after a long period of no work on the off-road car or the road car.

Turning & Milling required to join the two uj's to make the shaft between the clutch shaft and the remote gearbox.

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August 2nd, 2018, 10:11 am
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Good to see you back on it Pete :D .


August 2nd, 2018, 10:14 pm
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Yep +1 :)

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