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Old 03-24-2023, 08:09 PM
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Just like a huge puzzle, one piece at a time,
Looking more like a car, keep up the good work.
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Old 03-25-2023, 05:50 PM
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I like what you’re doing and always enjoy seeing your progress. Thanks again, Antoine.
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Old 05-16-2023, 08:49 AM
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Thanks a lot guys!!

Sorry, I did work on the ghia but did not took the time to update since then..so let's do it !
Next patch, here template building :


And putting the metal in form :


Ready to cut:


Cut:


Adjusting:


Tack-welding:


And welded:


Stay tuned, next update comes really soon and not in 2 months, I promise!

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Old 05-22-2023, 04:10 AM
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So next step was this closing part, so first the template:


And the part :




Adjusting:






Ready for welding:


Welded:


Before/after:


Stay tuned!

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Old 05-27-2023, 08:56 AM
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So, the next logical step: closing it..so positionned the part :


First tack:


And then welding:


Welded:


Some planishing left but getting close:




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Old 05-27-2023, 06:05 PM
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Looking good Antoine!
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Old 05-31-2023, 08:03 AM
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Thanks !

After that, it was time for me to (re-) do the fresh air inlet using the original dimensions. The original one for the template :


Template:


And building the parts one by one:






Ready:




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Fixing a 914:
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Old 05-31-2023, 02:18 PM
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And adjusting them on the car and welding the parts together :




One new fresh air box!:




Ready to weld:




Parts painted/welding primer where it will be welded:




And here we go :




And in primer:


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Old 05-31-2023, 04:48 PM
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Antonie, you are a brave fighter. It's almost archaeology. You should put the scrap in one barrel and weigh it at the end. For comparison, what is left of the original car in %. You're doing well.
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Old 06-07-2023, 01:14 PM
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Thanks a lot!

Well, you remember, I did build the part in front of the tank:


It was time for the last checkings:




And welding:




And in primer:






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