AWD 964/911 Bus

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john&hannah
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And to be honest if you are not using the CADWRGT chassis design and construction process with your respective projects you really are back in the Betamax age.

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Spent the morning getting the strut mount cut and in. Pretty happy.
ImageShock mount in by Duke of Boots1966, on Flickr

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Loving 🥰 all the fabrication. This is going to be one heck of a machine.
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The front end is now alive!!!

ImageThe front suspension lives by Duke of Boots1966, on Flickr

ImageThe front suspension lives by Duke of Boots1966, on Flickr

ImageThe front suspension lives by Duke of Boots1966, on Flickr

ImageThe front suspension lives by Duke of Boots1966, on Flickr

Bit low but i have designed it so i can add spacers and raise the bus height.

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Finally got round to fabricating the rear engine mounts and the engine mount bar. Next step is to reproduce it in stainless steel.
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ImageRear Engine Mount by Duke of Boots1966, on Flickr

ImageRear Engine Mount by Duke of Boots1966, on Flickr

ImageRear Engine Mount by Duke of Boots1966, on Flickr

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So a few steps backwards recently but some big ones in the right direction. I had to cut the front suspension mounts off as they were 15mm too far back which does not sound a lot but was the difference between getting a turning circle and having to get the kids out to lift the front round in carparks.

So front now back on with reworked top mount steels -

ImageBoots Update by Duke of Boots1966, on Flickr

ImageBoots Update by Duke of Boots1966, on Flickr

ImageBoots Update by Duke of Boots1966, on Flickr

And some work on the back suspension. Thank fully i am able to use stock Porsche 996 shocks which has made the process easier (relatively) -

ImageBoots Update by Duke of Boots1966, on Flickr

ImageBoots Update by Duke of Boots1966, on Flickr

ImageBoots Update by Duke of Boots1966, on Flickr

ImageBoots Update by Duke of Boots1966, on Flickr

ImageBoots Update by Duke of Boots1966, on Flickr

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ImageBoots Update by Duke of Boots1966, on Flickr

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custom chassis.. OMG! truly amazing and inspiring work. Keep up the great work!

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Big day today as the bus is on its front suspension for the first time so i have 3 rolling corners.

ImageSat on his own suspension by Duke of Boots1966, on Flickr

ImageSat on his own suspension by Duke of Boots1966, on Flickr

Feels like i have reached a key point on the build.

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Three? Me no understand?
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It’s either a Trotter Independent Trading Special or I have completed 3 corners with one left to weld up 😄

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Ah.... Fools n Horses..
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After 13 years i have a rolling chassis!!!! :compress: :compress: :compress: :bounce: :bounce: :bounce:

ImageA Rolling Chassis by Duke of Boots1966, on Flickr

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Its been a day of clamps panel pins and mole grips and i don't think i am any further forward :roll:

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ImageLife of clamps by Duke of Boots1966, on Flickr

ImageLife of clamps by Duke of Boots1966, on Flickr

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Cut the tub today to get the extra space for the top of the suspension mount.

ImageTub fabrication by Duke of Boots1966, on Flickr

ImageTub fabrication by Duke of Boots1966, on Flickr

ImageTub fabrication by Duke of Boots1966, on Flickr

ImageTub fabrication by Duke of Boots1966, on Flickr

ImageTub fabrication by Duke of Boots1966, on Flickr

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