The square-shaped rear wheel arches became rounded in January The heritage certificate details that it left the factory in All photos were taken in April The British V8 Newsletter is very pleased to document their visit in photographs. The listing has ended. Tyre makes are a matter of preference, although DON'T buy remoulds, budget brand tyres or anything with a lower speed rating than required for your state of tune.
Customer Comments about Using a Heritage Bodyshell
Apply at your own risk. People queue up to watch me climb in and out of my car yet I am perfectly comfortable when driving it even for long distances. The thing is though, it is rust free and likely to stay that way for a long time. If you do end up spending this much and use a shell as the basis making the car a bitsa it will have very little residual value. The heritage certificate details that it left the factory in
If your exhaust starts to bang on the bodywork during hard cornering first change the mounts. Got it to a reasonable state now. The 'one piece" front ends, i. I'm doing a resto on a 71 and have given up on the current shell as it's in a right state thinking most economical option is going to be to buy a rubber bumper that needs a little bit of work and do a reshell job - bmh shell is way out of budget here. Similarly, seam welding along the back of the horizontal bulkhead joint reinforces the spot welds and helps prevent the moisture getting in. This is reached by removing the battery to reveal an access hole in the battery tray shelf directly above the filler.
Report item - opens in a new window or tab. By progressively firming up the rear shocks I made the car understeer a little less by increasing the tendency to oversteer until I over did it. Engine: The best thing to do if you want to modify your standard A series engine is to buy David Vizard's book "Tuning BL's A Series engine" which is the absolute bible on the subject. Aluminium radiators and fuel tanks are also available. The blower is also supported at the rear from a lug on the inlet manifold and it is worth getting this positioned right so the blower outlet and manifold adaptor ports line up as perfectly as possible. The following Body Shell Stages are available to order: Stage 1 Basic monocoque without exterior panels - the idea of this stage is that it is suitable for home restorers who do not have the jig facilities, but are capable of fitting their own exterior panels.