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Author: Subject: Not exactly locost but finally on the road!!!
speedyxjs

posted on 5/7/15 at 04:43 PM Reply With Quote
Not exactly locost but finally on the road!!!

Hi all,

I finally have a project completed and on the road after the 3rd attempt!

Although its not a locost as such or really a kit car, total cost for the entire car including 4 new tyres is a hair under 550!





It started out as a farmers Daihatsu Sportrak caked in mud and over the last few months has been converted into a buggy!

Four point harnesses are top of my priority list closely followed by more power.

Iv done just over 200 miles in the last 3 weeks since the MOT building up to the Teddy bear run which for us will be around 250 mile round trip.

[Edited on 5-7-15 by speedyxjs]

[Edited on 5-7-15 by speedyxjs]





How long can i resist the temptation to drop a V8 in?

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coozer

posted on 5/7/15 at 05:02 PM Reply With Quote
Well its bonkers but for that cost is defo locost indeed!

Well done!

Steve





1972 V8 Jago

Midlana when I find the space...

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SJ

posted on 5/7/15 at 07:55 PM Reply With Quote
Careful you don't fall out! Looks like lots of fun for 500 though.

Stu

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02GF74

posted on 5/7/15 at 09:41 PM Reply With Quote
Interesting project and well done but is that really legal? Headlamps look very close together and the front mudguards look like they are capable of slicing a ped/cyclist/ motorcyclist in two.





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speedyxjs

posted on 6/7/15 at 06:05 AM Reply With Quote
There is trim round the edges of the wings and there is nothing in the MOT test about distance apart of headlights. DVSA have seen the car and confirmed it doesn't need IVA. Probably over the winter il be changing it all anyway, might even resort to my original plan to remove the body altogether and have a cage made up for it





How long can i resist the temptation to drop a V8 in?

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keith777

posted on 6/7/15 at 05:26 PM Reply With Quote
That's a bit different to what you were building when I first joined this forum !!





cheers Keith

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