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corsa-vxr
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30th Jun 11 at 21:10   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

thought ad put this up just to show everyone our conversion with basic tools and a tractor lol
started this last saturday morning at 10.30am removed c20xe engine from my old white corsa with the use of a recirculating saw as we had no engne lift at this time and no jacks big enough plus the shell was going to scrap anyways right hope you all enjoy lol i plan a let conversion over the next year gathering parts new if possibly then blitz it all in a day again
anyways 3 mates alot off doubters me a chef andy a welder and birdo an electrician enjoy how it started
c20xe removal from my old car







engine out after around an hour and half



we then put it all in the back of andys corsa


then headed over to andys middle of nowhere lol and up a hellish dirt road lol
so engine out car and block and gearbox painted up black while i got to work on the 16xe
rained most of the day with some dry spells lol but we kept at it






a local tractor we borrowed from a nearby farm lol our make shift engine lift drivin by birdo




out she comes



c20xe going in




after that car was started not long after midnight started straight up turned it off fitted up exhaust system and called it a night the next day ie sunday was a case of getting bumper etc on lights on adjust gear linkage pics to follow






the mascot haha






and done had a problem with drivers shaft popping out the box nothing a big hammer couldnt fix lol all good took her a drive pulls hard in every gear just as quick as i remember her logbooks off to dvla to be changed happy days enjoy slate rate dont care its done its dusted it works end of




[Edited on 21-07-2011 by corsa-vxr]
Slugger1990
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ma baby hahahaha
Slugger1990
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most worthwhile weekend iv had in a long time lol
Jed D
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amazing
corsa-vxr
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lol yup only weekend we bothered to do anythin worthwhile lol
Slugger1990
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watch this space lol OUR NEXT TRICK WILL BE A 1 DAY LET CONVERSION
corsa-vxr
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yup
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30th Jun 11 at 21:47   View Garage View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Good job. Neat job on finish product to
Slugger1990
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   30th Jun 11 at 21:49   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

when we do somethin , we do it right

[Edited on 30-06-2011 by Slugger1990]
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"nothing a big hammer couldnt fix lol"

Haha, legends! Good job!
Slugger1990
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Aye big hammer with a half man , half gorilla , better known as birdo behind it lol
Ian
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Love it boys, tractor is a fantastic addition to the tool box.


Corsa B lap belts required
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cheers lads weather was crap but we had fun thats for sure and for it to fire straight up was a bonus the tractor will be back for my let conversion watch this space
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anyone going to ingliston this will be there with my bros cars for anyone wanting a proper nosy
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homebrew conversions
Slugger1990
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the mascot played a large part aswell maintaining enthuthiasm throughout the pathetic weather
craig55
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wish my conversion went that well
Generation
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Shall we watch this space mate.
corsa-vxr
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yea next one will be a let bodywork next on this one then this will have a let aswellin the next year or so looking for a good let engine so i can put it in mine when i find a decent shell
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Good stuff, mine has taken me about 3-4 months so far
N7 THD
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winner!
birdo
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wot a day tht was lol
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You always say your going to build a LET & never do it ..

At least a had the engine sittin an shit out it


Quick work with the conversion though
8vcorsa
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i seen the pics on fb haha
geordie alex
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How conversions should be. Love it!!

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