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    Big Plans Small Budget

    dont really know what to say here but here is my caddy, outside will be staying the sameish but bay is being smoothed
    i'll let the pictures do the talking

























    they'res more pictures to come but photobucket is being annoying

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    what are your plans with this mate? i use facebook for photos as apposed to photo bucket
    Rubber dub.

    Why have one caddy when you can have two at twice the price

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    Quote Originally Posted by ultraviolent View Post
    what are your plans with this mate? i use facebook for photos as apposed to photo bucket
    Bay is in the process of being stripped and smoothed, gotta decide on what engine to put in. few neat touches i'll keep close to my chest for now but you'll see

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    WOW.......magic ratchet straps, they turned that MK2 into a Caddy!!!

    Amazing

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    nice caddy

    tom

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    some more random pictures. also, picking up a 2ltr abf in the week with hopefully everything i need.













































    C+C

    Phil

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    Good work. Looking really good!

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    Quote Originally Posted by bovie1987 View Post
    Good work. Looking really good!
    cheers mate, its my first ever project and a huge learning curve for me

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    Oh yes matey, some neat little touches there,
    like the skills on the slam panel, interesting idea!
    What plans for the wheel arch tubs?!
    Paulo rocks the outkast dub club like its nineteen ninety nine!!!

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    looking interesting.look forwards to the progress

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    Quote Originally Posted by P4ulo View Post
    Oh yes matey, some neat little touches there,
    like the skills on the slam panel, interesting idea!
    What plans for the wheel arch tubs?!
    Wheel tubs where cut out and some crap boxed ones put in by the previous owner so i'm guna make some custom small tubs to go in. :-)

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    Like the look of this! Good fabbing skills and some other nice projects in the 'shop.

    I love the opening line "just a bit of engine bay smoothing"

    Famous last words uttered by a few on here - hundreds of hours of work later.....nearly done.
    Been there, nearly got the t-shirt.

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    Quote Originally Posted by regcheeseman View Post
    Like the look of this! Good fabbing skills and some other nice projects in the 'shop.

    I love the opening line "just a bit of engine bay smoothing"

    Famous last words uttered by a few on here - hundreds of hours of work later.....nearly done.
    Been there, nearly got the t-shirt.
    well, its already got to a point where im doing way more than originally planned lol.

    want it done by ed38, well thats the plan, if its finished before then it'll be a bonus

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    Looking good mate, keep it up, i was the same, it all starts snowballing once you get the grinder and welder out. I wanted mine done for last bugjam and a year later im hoping to have it done for this years jam session!

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    Quote Originally Posted by dubstep View Post
    Looking good mate, keep it up, i was the same, it all starts snowballing once you get the grinder and welder out. I wanted mine done for last bugjam and a year later im hoping to have it done for this years jam session!
    well, the guy who is helping me turns mk1 escort's from rotten shells to fully spaceframed track monsters in 3weeks so im hoping september isnt too bad as a deadline

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    awesome stuff keep it up

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    the bay is going to be smooooth sir!

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    cheers everyone

    picked up the ABF tonight, its half stripped so i need to do the rest give it a clean and a lick of paint before offering it up and finding out what i'm missing :S

    anyone got a links to in depth(ish) fitting guides/whats needed? lol

    Phil

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