Finishing up the rear end.

Finishing up the rear end.

Time to finish up the rear end. Before that I need to do something about the holes underneath the roll hoops. Using some leftover leather from the seats I made these pieces, rolling the long edges over and stitching them to get a nicer look. Six push buttons will hopefully keep them in place even...

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Making the rear fenders.

Making the rear fenders.

After newyears it was time to tackle one of the last big items of this build. From the start I had planned for the rear fenders to be fixed to the rear hubs and be moving as the suspension moved. As the body came into being the space for any fender supports shrunk to almost...

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Leather interior.

Leather interior.

Time to get started covering up the old 914 glas fibre seats. I could not reuse the old upholstry as it was too padded outwards and made the seats to wide to fit into the car. Time to strip everything back and start over. The goal was to make leather seat covers that could easily...

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Small miscellaneous jobs

Small miscellaneous jobs

A bunch of smaller jobs that doesnt really fit into the other posts. Alternator bracket and tensioner. I’m reusing the stock 850 alternator despite it being quite large and heavy but I had it (no extra cost), I know it works. The tensioner is just two rose joints and a steel tube with a left...

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Instrument panel and gauges.

Instrument panel and gauges.

Time to deal with the instruments. I wanted a minimal setup so Tachometer, Speedo, Oil Pressure, Coolant Temp and Fuel level was all that was needed. First layout was done in Solidworks. Testing the shape in the car. The tacho and speedo was custom ordered from ETB Instruments in the UK. The smaller gauges are...

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