Hi Andy,Hi Udo
I did my fresh air ducting in the front clip from scratch. There are a few more details in my build log here:
I was out with a local photographer who specialises in motorsport and automotive over the weekend, which resulted in the following dramatic shots, which I’m really pleased with. He already posted them on a digital photography site and won the weekly award for the best image.
I’m going to use a corsa c column on the gt forte is about to start building. How did you lock of the adjustable height and what did you do to extend the shaft to the steering wheel. Cheers in advance PhilA combination of holidays and business trips has meant that I’ve not worked the car for over a couple of months, so it was really good to get a few hours in on the car over the weekend. However the time was not gone to waste, still collecting parts, which included getting some strange looks from airport officials as I brought a pair of aluminum cylinder heads back from the US with me :laugh:
Although I’d previously spent a few hours making the intermediate steering coupling, this has now been scrapped as I decided to fit electric power-steering unit.
The unit I’m using is off a 2001-06 Vauxhall Corsa (Corsa C) and an interface unit is readily available (from Ebay) to vary the amount of assistance the motor gives. Whether the car needs it I’m not sure, but it is easier to fit it at this stage than trying to get it in later.
For those of you worried about getting the car through the SVA test in relation to the collapsible section, the good news is that the Corsa column has an integral collapsible section. I’ve mounted mine to take advantage of this, the upper mount supports the collapsible section (although this may not be needed) and the 2 lower mounts, which are amore rigid support the main body. It’s also worth getting the intermediate column section, as this has a splined sleeve making it length adjustable and is then easily adapted to the Ford spline on the rack