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xb-60 07-16-2016 02:36 AM

Looking good there Brett. Cobra Nats (2 x AP FIAs) next year?

Cheers,
Glen

BJ's Snake 07-16-2016 02:48 AM

For sure Glen, that's the plan.
I was hoping to see yours painted when I was there but alas....

Cheers
Brett

xb-60 07-18-2016 02:54 AM

Missed by that much (well, a couple of days).
I hear that AP FIA #3 is on the go. This might be the start of something big here...?

Cheers,
Glen

BJ's Snake 07-23-2016 01:06 AM

So it Begins
 
And away we go...
Rod ends installed.

http://www.clubcobra.com/photopost/d...12_Medium_.JPG

http://www.clubcobra.com/photopost/d...4_Medium_2.JPG

Next was to change the original bushings in the diff to Neoprene

http://www.clubcobra.com/photopost/d...7_Medium_3.JPG

http://www.clubcobra.com/photopost/d...0_Medium_2.JPG

http://www.clubcobra.com/photopost/d...1_Medium_1.JPG

Brackets to chassis

http://www.clubcobra.com/photopost/d...5_Medium_4.JPG

With big brother reminding me of the difference between the old way of scouring wrecking yards for parts against all brand new with everything going together so easily. Good job AP.

http://www.clubcobra.com/photopost/d...4_Medium_1.JPG

Cheers

albanycobra 07-23-2016 04:57 AM

Awesome, keep the pics coming.

Bill D 07-23-2016 05:46 AM

Beautiful!!

boxhead 07-27-2016 11:16 PM

Good stuff, another build thread.

BJ's Snake 07-30-2016 01:00 AM

Update
 
Ticking along nicely this week putting suspension parts together.

http://www.clubcobra.com/photopost/d...8_Medium_3.JPG

http://www.clubcobra.com/photopost/d...5_Medium_5.JPG

http://www.clubcobra.com/photopost/d...4_Medium_2.JPG

Today was cutting out for pedal box.

http://www.clubcobra.com/photopost/d...34_Medium_.JPG

Trial fit.

http://www.clubcobra.com/photopost/d...33_Medium_.JPG

http://www.clubcobra.com/photopost/d...32_Medium_.JPG

Getting late.

http://www.clubcobra.com/photopost/d...37_Medium_.JPG

Trying to do as much as possible with the body on as room in the garage is an issue at the moment. Hoist shortly I think.**)

Cheers

dhs.buckley 07-30-2016 07:06 PM

looking Good

BJ's Snake 07-31-2016 01:19 AM

Bit more.
 
Steering rack in, front uprights in, brake and clutch lines started.
such a pleasure to work with new parts!

http://www.clubcobra.com/photopost/d...2_Medium_3.JPG

http://www.clubcobra.com/photopost/d...5_Medium_6.JPG

http://www.clubcobra.com/photopost/d...1_Medium_2.JPG

http://www.clubcobra.com/photopost/d...3_Medium_3.JPG

http://www.clubcobra.com/photopost/d...4_Medium_3.JPG

Cheers

BJ's Snake 07-31-2016 03:22 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Aussie Mike (Post 1383689)
Looking forward to seeing this car come together Brett. CSX2431 is one of my favorite Cobras.

Are Pace able to supply the FIA style wheels to match?

Cheers

Here is what they are supplying Mike.

http://www.clubcobra.com/photopost/d...9_Medium_1.JPG

Awesome!
Cheers

Aussie Mike 07-31-2016 04:23 AM

Very nice. They look great!

Gav 07-31-2016 04:25 AM

**** they look good!

David Hodgson 07-31-2016 03:04 PM

Setting an absolute cracking pace there Brett, looks fantastic. Love the wheels.

Can't believe you're running out of room in the cavern. The truck might have to live out in the frost for a while.

Donunder 07-31-2016 03:21 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by BJ's Snake (Post 1400679)
Here is what they are supplying Mike.

Nice work Pace people. Authenticity is critical in a build of this nature.

BJ's Snake 07-31-2016 04:01 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by David Hodgson (Post 1400734)
Setting an absolute cracking pace there Brett, looks fantastic. Love the wheels.

Can't believe you're running out of room in the cavern. The truck might have to live out in the frost for a while.

Ha Ha, see what you did there Dave....

The kids cars will go outside before my truck does and that is a debate we are having at the moment!

We will work out a garage run soon to have a look see if you like.

Cheers

Tenrocca 07-31-2016 04:33 PM

Looks awesome BJ. Those wheels are beautiful. Are they vintage Wheels?

Curious why Pace don't do the pedal box cut out in house? Im assuming all the chassis components are laser\water cut so would think it would be an easier job to do it then.

BJ's Snake 07-31-2016 05:42 PM

Andrew, I think they are Trigo wheels mate. En route from the Gold Coast at the moment.
I too wonder why they don't do the cutout as they use the same pedal box across the range.
It's not a hard job to do anyway, measure twice, cut once.....

Cheers

leroy17 07-31-2016 05:46 PM

Sooo much alloy..... so so cool.

Wheels look awesome, the raw look in the centre just sets these off well.

With regards to the pedal box and no cutout, perhaps this is so Pace builders just experience a little bit of dirty work on what appears to be absouletly pristine components/parts/chassis supplied.

spookypt 07-31-2016 06:53 PM

BJ looks like you and AP are both progressing very quickly. Thumbs up.
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