This year (2013) we are embarking on a cross Europe trip in a Suzuki Wagon R+. Before commencing the donor car needs some TLC and some "improving" to make it more stupid. Follow the progress of the build and adventure here. We will also be putting updates on our Facebook page.
Well what can I say we had a fantastic trip, a great adventure.
We even brought home the silverware!
Here are a few pic's.
The start of the rally in St Omer, France.
Taking the Johnny … more
all stickered up, tailpipe fitted
new lighting and camera holder fitted
Chop design complete while Dave and Bob try out the back seats.
Wheel arches, wheel, suspensin etc mods done and"Johnny" has passed his MOT today
All arches and sills are now painted and 2 pack clear.
got to re-shape the plastic bumber mouldings to fit and then its off for its MOT (Monday)
Front arches cut away and tabs made to rivet another half of a chop mudguard (as per the rear)
Mudguard in place and riveted.
Wing back on and filled to shape.
I have fitted some bike shox instead of just dampers to improve the "soft rear end"
And a solid dog toy ball cut in half makes a new Bump stop.
Rear wheel arch gets some filler and primer
Started work on the rear arches,
found a fiberglass rear chop guard, cut it in half and shaped it to fit.
welded on a few tabs for riveting.
Back on it's wheels and outside for a quick wash, step back and plan the next jobs/mods.
under body work / welding shultz etc done, wheels fitted and its ready to go back on its wheels today (saturday 6/7/13)
I will get it outside and wash it on sunday to think about the next stage.& … more
We have flipped the car onto its right side.
Nearside sill has been removed and all repair work done to inner sill and arches.
new sill to be fitted next, then finish undershield, fit wheel studs … more