Category Archives: Chassis

Clutch assembled

Turned a suitable bushing on the lathe for the clutch to pivot around on to the pedal: Assemebled and in place, the 3d printed part feels very solid. First time I bolted up the pipe to the front the banjo … Continue reading

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Clutch bracket mk3

3rd design set for the clutch bracket. As we ran out of ColorFabb HT filament it gave me a few more days to consider the design so I’ve revised some angles: Mid print: All 3 versions, note the middle one … Continue reading

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More 3D test prints

Ran out of ColorFabb HT with a bit to go on the print unfortunately, however this is a great strength test piece. It’s very strong already with 2/3 of the triangulation structure missing. This part will work in the car, … Continue reading

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3D clutch bracket version 2

V2 clutch bracket with room for pipe and holes to bolt to the top of the scuttle. If this were printable as usable part then I’ve done an extra version with more structure and cleaned up edges – there would … Continue reading

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3D Printed prototype clutch bracket test fit

3D model of the clutch bracket prototype made with Autodesk 123D Printing the object on an Ultimaker 2+ The 3D printed object, which is incredibly accurate: Clutch master fits on the 3D prototype print without any adjustments needed. The design … Continue reading

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Brakes and rust restoration

Since first installing the brakes a spring has been missing off one of the pads which means the passenger side calliper rattles. I decided to switch from the jurid to ATE pads – the ATE’s bite a bit better initally … Continue reading

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Clutch master cylinder mk3

The clutch slave failed – not sure why, perhapse the master cylinder was pushing too much fluid into it. The reason is not so important, I’ve decided to use the BMW master cylinder as this will be matched to the … Continue reading

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Servo upgrade complete

Paint on the back of the adapter to avoid any rust A tube of  heat shielding goes over the brakes hoses, this adds extra heat protection as they run past the servo underneath it. The most useful tool ever in … Continue reading

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Brake hose installation progress

Made good progress today installing the new flexi brake hoses from the master cylinder. The pressure reducer for the back is relocated just above the steering column and all 3 pipes have been chopped and re-flared. Flexi pipes for the … Continue reading

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Pretty bakes hoses

Got hoses this week, they’re really nice – custom made by siliconhoses.com to order. Ordered Sunday night arrived Tuesday morning.

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