So It gets worse before it gets better or so they say.
Doors Off, for the first time since manufacture in 1971 I guess
8mm pin punch and a dremel made light work of 3 of the roll pins. the 4th needed a bit of heat. and the doors surprisingly aren't that heavy, well compared to falcon and suzuki ones anyway.
Front guards off, this was easy as they were already bolt on
Engine and gearbox are out, driveshaft and exhaust removed, engine wiring and ECU out rear parcel shelf lining pulled out...bent it a bit, damn alloy. Will be welding a new steel bulkhead in so big loss
Will hopefully be getting it onto a rotisserie in the next few weeks for the following.
List is really for me;
New new front floors,
6 link rear boxes,
new rear bulkhead
Roll cage door bars, through to strut tops
dash bar to hold steering column
remove old and replace with new seat bars
tidy general welding throughout
modify dash to suit 6 dial dash
tidy front bulkhead and transmission tunnel.
engine chassis mount
weld up about 50 holes
manufacture new exhaust to suit turbo.
rewire fuse box, relays and switched to passenger side floor mount tower incorporate new engine ECU
Build up bilstein struts to be adjustable
fit intercooler somewhere
mount remote oul filter, cooler and new oil system
All for this!
Damn long list now I type it all out. Fortunately I have all parts except the intercooler