RENAULT5GTTURBO.COM

GENERAL => Your cars => Topic started by: bigman on 00:42, Mon 11 July 2011

Title: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 00:42, Mon 11 July 2011
hi everyone im new to the forum here is my 1.4 campus prima lets start the build! :D
(http://img97.imageshack.us/img97/6440/69099862.jpg)
(http://img11.imageshack.us/img11/5827/69099954.jpg)
(http://img837.imageshack.us/img837/4946/69100025.jpg)
next day started strippin her down hoping no rust  :lol:
(http://img17.imageshack.us/img17/8149/photo0070tb.jpg)
(http://img98.imageshack.us/img98/3366/photo0071o.jpg)
(http://img577.imageshack.us/img577/774/photo0072p.jpg)
(http://img809.imageshack.us/img809/8849/photo0073f.jpg)
had a root threw the garage and found my old mim 1900's off my old golf gti lets try them on
(http://img33.imageshack.us/img33/4714/photo0075w.jpg)
(http://img706.imageshack.us/img706/4156/photo0076cv.jpg)
(http://img215.imageshack.us/img215/4097/photo0077n.jpg)
stripped the interior nice solid floor thank fxxk
(http://img823.imageshack.us/img823/2883/photo0079hc.jpg)
(http://img171.imageshack.us/img171/5514/photo0080n.jpg)
started to rub down
(http://img810.imageshack.us/img810/4595/photo0081s.jpg)
few skims of filler here and there the panel are straight apart from a few dings
(http://img202.imageshack.us/img202/883/photo0082i.jpg)
next day started lookin around poke round with screwdriver and walla
(http://img705.imageshack.us/img705/8713/photo0083c.jpg)
and how did i not spot this must of been the excitement of owning my first 5
(http://img148.imageshack.us/img148/3203/photo0084d.jpg)
saw sorted all tools car bits saw i can get the new project in garage
(http://img43.imageshack.us/img43/9797/photo0086i.jpg)
1 door off one to go i could see more rot under the front panelsaw thought might aswel take doors off ready for prep
(http://img853.imageshack.us/img853/5130/photo0087h.jpg)
panel off aaaand found ..
(http://img820.imageshack.us/img820/1337/photo0089m.jpg)
THIS  :shock:  only jokin the few pictures ive showed is the only rot i hav found on the whole car which is nothing for one of these
(http://img204.imageshack.us/img204/9537/photo0088m.jpg)
ive decided not going to put gtt bumpers on guna put mk2 golf gti big bumper kit on here a pic i think itll look ace when ther all done
(http://img155.imageshack.us/img155/334/photo0090p.jpg)
started on welding
(http://img30.imageshack.us/img30/1826/photo0091o.jpg)
but then i thought get my dad to do it he's a coded welder i wanted it done proper
(http://img717.imageshack.us/img717/5678/photo0092u.jpg)
thats it for now but i'll keep you posted thats if your interested lol only jokin
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: nadgtt1982 on 09:00, Mon 11 July 2011
Looking good mate already a good read keep it up :)  ive never seen rot inside the door shut by the rubber seal before, i knew they went down at the edge of the seal at the front you learn something new everyday keep it up.
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: scratcher on 18:09, Mon 11 July 2011
Serious project! Good work dude.

Is the Golf bumper really going on?
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: andywatt on 18:18, Mon 11 July 2011
Hi mate ive got a K&N air filter if you want it, i brought it for my campus its still in the box. cheers.
Andy 07891341275
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: Kylegtt on 20:18, Mon 11 July 2011
nice one mate.. its kai from facebook with the raider
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 20:32, Mon 11 July 2011
thanks nadgtt1982 and scratcher yes mk2 golf gti front and rear big bumpers are going on which i think will look good what you reckon?? dont want to put gtt bumpers everyone does it want to make mine abit different dont want to put all these jap style bodykits  you can get for them either im not into that. and nice one andy :D  i'll have to give you a bell thursday no credit on phone
thanks for comment ill post more pics up soon .
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: scratcher on 23:06, Mon 11 July 2011
I can actually picture the bumpers suiting it. And it's certainly different  8)
Keep us updated.
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 21:57, Fri 15 July 2011
hi every few more pics on the litlle progress ive made dew to the shite weather ive done more than these pics are showing need a new charger for camera saw will post them asap.
right since the weather has bin crap  :x  thought id take the windscreen out as it had a crack right down it but thought id have a bit of fun
(http://img847.imageshack.us/img847/9491/photo0096u.jpg)
all panels are of now  but look like im guna put my panel beating to the test on this
(http://img535.imageshack.us/img535/2233/photo0095t.jpg)
bit of bodywork
(http://img849.imageshack.us/img849/5864/photo0093b.jpg)
took a pic with the mobile tonight as the car is now
(http://img146.imageshack.us/img146/7916/photo0099m.jpg)
feel free to comment ladies and gents thanks nathan
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 23:18, Thu 11 August 2011
hi everyone havnt been on forum for a while havnt had time to do anything much to the 5 been busy and when i havnt the weather been crap.

saw lets start last bit of the welding what needs doing i saved best till last saw cut all rot out
(http://img405.imageshack.us/img405/4282/photo0106y.jpg)
saw my dad offered to weld i couldnt say no  :wink: plus i cant weld with the mig plant i bought some advice never buy a gasless mig welder there shiiiite :!:
(http://img96.imageshack.us/img96/9431/photo0107c.jpg)
saw after me grinding it and cutting all pieces for my dad to weld on all car nice and solid again happy days  :)
(http://img6.imageshack.us/img6/7733/photo0110ig.jpg)
oh yes decided on a colour i sprayed a panel up to see iff it suits the car and im stickin with it its guna be black  8)
(http://img155.imageshack.us/img155/4397/photo0105d.jpg)

ill post more pics up soon on my progress thank nathan  :)
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 13:35, Mon 15 August 2011
little update in primer now
(http://img546.imageshack.us/img546/4632/photo0113u.jpg)
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 23:24, Thu 18 August 2011
little update .right saw ive been wanting to finish the structual  bits on the 5  and the front is the last of it :D .saw i chopped out the rot  and cut and shaped the pieces i needed as you can see .
(http://img831.imageshack.us/img831/5902/photo0115j.jpg)
didnt really take alot of pics but here is one all finished not the best pic really but itll do.
(http://img220.imageshack.us/img220/9871/photo0116t.jpg)

more updates soon
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bazr5gtt on 00:47, Mon 29 August 2011
looking good nathan ,are you gonna paint it yourself?
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 17:39, Mon 29 August 2011
hi cheers bazr5gtt yes spraying it myself this will be my 5 th car ive resprayed was guna do it in imperial blue they look mean in black :twisted:
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bazr5gtt on 23:02, Mon 29 August 2011
i defo have to agree there they do look mint in black,im gonna be having a go too ,keep up the good work bud  8)  8)  8)  8)
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 23:15, Mon 29 August 2011
cheers mate
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 15:44, Sun 04 September 2011
tiny update

(http://img593.imageshack.us/img593/1912/photo0128y.jpg)

(http://img3.imageshack.us/img3/3116/photo0129b.jpg)

(http://img828.imageshack.us/img828/8020/photo0130d.jpg)

right saw its all ready for paint which i cant wait to do, but need to buy a few things before this gets done; about 2 weeks i think  :| .
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: GTTboost on 16:04, Sun 04 September 2011
lots of hard graft has gone into this..  well done mate..   black is sounding very nice.. (I had a black one)  it will look like a new car again soon  8)
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 22:09, Sun 04 September 2011
nice one GTTboost yes ano  pretty good shell  tho and very mechanically sound bought for 300 quid 12 month tax and test bargain always loved these cars got one now like saw guna make it mint as possible and yours is number 1 mate clean 5

more updates soon thanks nathan
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: GTTboost on 23:58, Sun 04 September 2011
cool... keep us posted with all the latest news .. will be good to see it looking all shiny!  :)
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bazr5gtt on 00:30, Mon 05 September 2011
looking good bigman,cant wait to see it in colour !!!!!!! :D
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 13:02, Mon 05 September 2011
haha yes all in good time few more things  to get then itll be ready for doing will update as soon as i can.
thanks nathan
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 11:21, Wed 14 September 2011
just a little update just sorted full phase 2 kit of a lad on here(adam005) just waiting for it to come :roll:

more updates soon
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 21:22, Thu 15 September 2011
little update well phase 2 kit came yesterday afternoon 3.30 pm

(http://img198.imageshack.us/img198/2041/photo0131c.jpg)

few repairs i got to do nowt much really start on front bumper

(http://img809.imageshack.us/img809/415/photo0136gm.jpg)

(http://img828.imageshack.us/img828/8422/photo0137y.jpg)

(http://img836.imageshack.us/img836/114/photo0138rd.jpg)

then just 1 repair on rear

(http://img534.imageshack.us/img534/864/photo0139r.jpg)

saw i thought ill start the repairs next day in the morning and get on with my shxt tip of a garage tidy it up to get my new bits in and chuck all my previous car parts in skip

(http://img839.imageshack.us/img839/4079/photo0132k.jpg)

to this nice and tidy again  :)

(http://img99.imageshack.us/img99/7014/photo0135q.jpg)

saw next day i got the fibre glass mat sheeting and resin,hardener etc and started on the repairs

(http://img838.imageshack.us/img838/7895/photo0140z.jpg)

started on the biggest repair first well it aint big but out of all off it it is lol

(http://img215.imageshack.us/img215/9468/photo0141r.jpg)

and the other repair as you can see at the end off the bumper

(http://img842.imageshack.us/img842/1231/photo0142y.jpg)

then were guna carry but i needed to go out and sort sumet out  :evil:  saw when i finally got back skimmed filler over the repairs i did but thought id look at car with the front bumper on before i pack up

(http://img217.imageshack.us/img217/8296/photo0144ii.jpg)

and thats it for now but not tomorow day after ill be working on my 5 thats if the weather holds out fingers crossed more updates soon

thanks nathan
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: Adam 005 on 10:40, Sat 17 September 2011
bumper looks to be coming on nicely :D
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 14:00, Sat 17 September 2011
yes mate front bumpers repaired now guna start on the rear bumper tomorow theres only 1 repair left to do and then rub them down then filler primer for skims on top off repairs then prime and prep  :D
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: Adam 005 on 11:21, Mon 19 September 2011
Quote from: "bigman"
yes mate front bumpers repaired now guna start on the rear bumper tomorow theres only 1 repair left to do and then rub them down then filler primer for skims on top off repairs then prime and prep  :D

You work quickly mate.Keep us up todate with lots of pics  :D
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 21:27, Mon 19 September 2011
will do mate

more updates soon

thanks nathan
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bazr5gtt on 00:28, Tue 20 September 2011
keep them pics flowing mate 8)  8)  8)
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 00:23, Tue 27 September 2011
update on the build been really busy but had time today to get some more work done on it  :)
right i needed to get the last repair done to the rear bumper

(http://img823.imageshack.us/img823/5109/photo0153f.jpg)

saw got all the knackerd filler off it and cracked on

(http://img827.imageshack.us/img827/5605/photo0154t.jpg)

(http://img716.imageshack.us/img716/5454/photo0155i.jpg)

then i got on fibre glassing it

(http://img10.imageshack.us/img10/8986/photo0156ar.jpg)

saw i thought might aswell rub down the repairs i did on the front bumper

(http://img560.imageshack.us/img560/9564/photo0150b.jpg)

(http://img263.imageshack.us/img263/1910/photo0158s.jpg)

sorted

(http://img651.imageshack.us/img651/8595/photo0159p.jpg)

then i thought i need to drill holes for the arches and skirts

(http://img842.imageshack.us/img842/227/photo0145o.jpg)

(http://img690.imageshack.us/img690/6035/photo0146rg.jpg)

(http://img833.imageshack.us/img833/4210/photo0147y.jpg)

(http://img69.imageshack.us/img69/2139/photo0148rp.jpg)

well thats it up to now but going to get on with it in morning

more updates soon

Nathan
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bazr5gtt on 06:11, Tue 27 September 2011
coming along nicely i see nathan ,keep the pics coming !!!!! 8)  8)  8)
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: nadgtt1982 on 10:20, Tue 27 September 2011
Quote from: "bazr5gtt"
coming along nicely i see nathan ,keep the pics coming !!!!! 8)  8)  8)

Couldnt have put it any better myself, but what happened to the golf bumpers?????
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: GTTboost on 12:36, Tue 27 September 2011
Very nice work with the repairs and fiberglass..good job,  coming along really well mate..   8)
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: Ridgeback on 20:11, Tue 27 September 2011
Quote from: "nadgtt1982"
Quote from: "bazr5gtt"
coming along nicely i see nathan ,keep the pics coming !!!!! 8)  8)  8)

Couldnt have put it any better myself, but what happened to the golf bumpers?????

I wondered on that.I thought you were going to combine the GTT and GTI ones,when I saw you'd bought a bodykit.
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 20:33, Tue 27 September 2011
thanks for the coments guys  :D  and nadgtt the golf bumpers have gone in skip i cut them and adjusted them to fit but they looked good when you were looking straight at them but looking from the side the bumper step out to much and it didnt suit the 5 at all saw there gone and eventually im guna get a gt lump in anyways or 2.0 16v clio engine witha blower on it  :twisted: saw just got the phase 2 kit which im glad i did now  :D  anyways an update the shell has been sprayed. laquer/clear coat tomorow   8)

(http://img713.imageshack.us/img713/4848/photo0160wg.jpg)

(http://img17.imageshack.us/img17/2230/photo0161cy.jpg)

(http://img703.imageshack.us/img703/2360/photo0163iw.jpg)

(http://img813.imageshack.us/img813/5490/photo0162x.jpg)

thats it for now will update tomorow  :)

Nathan
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: Ridgeback on 20:42, Tue 27 September 2011
Nice work. :)  
I'm going to be following this with interest,as I'm going down the same route of converting a Campus,but keeping the stock body and badges.I'm going the Turbo route,for the lightweight of the lump,but have considered other options  :wink:
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 20:53, Tue 27 September 2011
cheers ridgeback cool going to make it into a sleeper are you will be ace that itll wipe a few smiles off faces when against them  8)
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bazr5gtt on 21:54, Tue 27 September 2011
looking good nathan ,cant wait to see it with the clear coat on ,what kinda paint did you use ?
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 20:41, Wed 28 September 2011
thanks baz  :)  and i went to a supplier in preston 5 mins away its just standard black mate
well laquered it today  8)

(http://img98.imageshack.us/img98/819/photo0164d.jpg)

(http://img846.imageshack.us/img846/9104/photo0165f.jpg)

(http://img641.imageshack.us/img641/5565/photo0166g.jpg)

(http://img405.imageshack.us/img405/6410/photo0167c.jpg)

well need to let the laquer set for 48 hours then rub it down with 1500 grit then 2500 grit rubbing compound it then polish and wax  :D

more updates soon thanks

Nathan
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 20:39, Sat 01 October 2011
hi everyone been busy Aaagain but got the stuff i needed to flatten the laquer ive done abit saw heres a few pics just to show you all  :)

(http://i53.tinypic.com/16ixxkj.jpg)

from this

(http://i54.tinypic.com/anhezb.jpg)

to this

(http://i54.tinypic.com/2uz3szt.jpg)

few more

(http://i53.tinypic.com/2zdoai1.jpg)

(http://i55.tinypic.com/2rmwol1.jpg)

(http://i55.tinypic.com/2ufzggw.jpg)

and time to pack up hopefully the weather will hold out for tomorow

(http://i56.tinypic.com/110hnop.jpg)

saw thats it for more updates soon

thanks Nathan
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: Ash-Lee on 22:41, Sat 01 October 2011
Black looks so good when it's all flawless and glossy.  8)
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 17:11, Sun 02 October 2011
i no and i think it the best colour to have a 5 in  :D
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 22:24, Mon 10 October 2011
been really busy but got some work done :D  heres some pics
saw started  on the front bumper

(http://img824.imageshack.us/img824/8058/photo0182a.jpg)

skimmed the filler over the fibre glass were the bumper strips used to be

(http://img163.imageshack.us/img163/2811/photo0183l.jpg)

smoothed down

(http://img59.imageshack.us/img59/9867/photo0186c.jpg)

filler primered

(http://img714.imageshack.us/img714/5169/photo0187v.jpg)

saw thought i would locate and drill the holes

(http://img33.imageshack.us/img33/176/photo0184vf.jpg)

(http://img708.imageshack.us/img708/601/photo0185m.jpg)

saw thought might aswell rub down and filler primer bit n bobs for 5

(http://img823.imageshack.us/img823/6136/photo0189o.jpg)

started on tiny repairs on passenger side front arch

(http://img809.imageshack.us/img809/4361/photo0190j.jpg)

(http://img213.imageshack.us/img213/3858/photo0193e.jpg)

(http://img850.imageshack.us/img850/6571/photo0194s.jpg)

(http://img810.imageshack.us/img810/4348/photo0195m.jpg)

lets crack on

(http://img256.imageshack.us/img256/7379/photo0199v.jpg)

(http://img254.imageshack.us/img254/4853/photo0196z.jpg)

fibre glassing

(http://img851.imageshack.us/img851/3213/photo0201r.jpg)

let it set then rub down

(http://img685.imageshack.us/img685/1180/photo0202g.jpg)

then skimmed over filler guna let it harden and get on with rest tomorow

(http://img32.imageshack.us/img32/6549/photo0203m.jpg)

over bits rubbed down and filler primered

(http://img851.imageshack.us/img851/9403/photo0204d.jpg)

saw i thought id take a pic off the paint it flattened and shined up very well  8)

(http://img265.imageshack.us/img265/9048/photo0205g.jpg)

more updates soon 5 owners  :twisted:

Nathan
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 15:55, Wed 12 October 2011
hi everyone did a few bits yesterday but going to do a good bit onit today. right saw i made front brackets for front bumper

(http://img703.imageshack.us/img703/2641/photo0207c.jpg)

saw rubbed down the skim of filler saw that arch is repaired

(http://img197.imageshack.us/img197/7294/photo0208t.jpg)

then got on rubbing rear passenger arch

(http://img14.imageshack.us/img14/9476/photo0209u.jpg)

hanged them up and filler primered

(http://img690.imageshack.us/img690/4940/photo0210e.jpg)

right thats it but going to get on with it in about half hour

more updates soon thanks

Nathan Gyimesi
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: Ash-Lee on 16:02, Wed 12 October 2011
Excellent work.  8)
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 22:51, Wed 12 October 2011
cheers ash lee  :)
right another little update well i thought i might aswel have another go with panel beatin the wing and it payed off saw now i wont be needing one now saw ill start on that tomorow.

(http://img825.imageshack.us/img825/3444/photo0211mb.jpg)

passenger side arches all smoothed ready for priming and spraying

(http://img803.imageshack.us/img803/2146/photo0212.jpg)

(http://img638.imageshack.us/img638/9762/photo0213lp.jpg)

saw both arches are primed ready for paint but just put them on to see the car coming together  :roll:

(http://img231.imageshack.us/img231/1445/photo0214k.jpg)

(http://img254.imageshack.us/img254/2092/photo0215s.jpg)

(http://img8.imageshack.us/img8/3573/photo0216i.jpg)

(http://img718.imageshack.us/img718/4736/photo0218t.jpg)
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bazr5gtt on 01:00, Thu 13 October 2011
really coming together now mate ,keep us posted  8)  8)  8)
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 20:14, Fri 14 October 2011
cheers baz and will do  :)
just a few snaps bin out all day saw going to get on with shining up the paint work i want it gleaming ! saw did the bonnet  8)

(http://img511.imageshack.us/img511/3305/photo0221.jpg)

cant wait to get these on once i refurbed them

(http://img35.imageshack.us/img35/1992/photo0219y.jpg)

(http://img511.imageshack.us/img511/1548/photo0220.jpg)

well thats it going to get on with it tomorow morning

more updates soon thanks

Nathan
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: Ash-Lee on 23:05, Fri 14 October 2011
What wheels are those, i'm sure i've seen them before.

They look quite deep.  8)
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 23:19, Fri 14 October 2011
ash lee they are mim 1900's 15 inch 7j wide 2 inch depth theyll look mint i reckon
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bazr5gtt on 05:29, Sat 15 October 2011
your paint looks really good bud ,what kinda paint did you use ???
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 19:28, Sat 15 October 2011
baz its Cellulose paint standard black  :)  saw i got on with buffing the paint  8) ive done bonnet wing and rear quarter today it takes time but i am gettin there

(http://img820.imageshack.us/img820/5600/photo0223fy.jpg)

(http://img209.imageshack.us/img209/7843/photo0224.jpg)

that it upto now more tomorow if this nice weather holds out touch wood

more updates soon thanks

Nathan gyimesi
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bazr5gtt on 19:55, Sat 15 October 2011
cracking job mate ,did you laquer it aswell ?? looks well mint now youve polished it,was thinking on going the cellulose route myself,and looking at your results i think i will ,as there are plenty of paint suppliers still flogging it ,well done mate keep the photos coming !!!!! 8)  8)  8)
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 20:00, Sat 15 October 2011
cheers baz and yes laquered 9 coats reason being is itll last for a very long time still going to polish it more because it will keep getting better and better more flattened the laquer gets  :D
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bazr5gtt on 20:17, Sat 15 October 2011
jesus 9 coats ,it will be like a sheet of glass once your done,really nice job bud ,its gonna look well cool once you get the kit and bumpers done,black looks amazing when its polished ,thats why im sticking with black myself,where did you but your paint from ???
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: tubbyG on 01:20, Sun 16 October 2011
those panels look awesome...........great work going on here  8)

looking forward to seeing it completed  :D
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 21:49, Sun 16 October 2011
nice one baz and tubbyg  :)  and yes i rather have a black 5 than amettalic coloured ones it justs suits the 5's saw well and baz i got the materials from a small paint supplier next to my mates garage pal
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: Jeff Ninebar on 00:25, Mon 17 October 2011
nice shine on that black 8) , your 5 is coming along nice cant wait to see it all togeather :D
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bazr5gtt on 04:58, Mon 17 October 2011
cool mate,well ill be following your foot steps mate !!!!!!!
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 19:42, Wed 19 October 2011
thanks for comments jeff and baz
not done alot due to the weather. saw i still needed to skim filler over the repair on the rear bumper  saw i thought might aswel slice off the sponge tape and fibre glass were the bumper strips used to be

(http://img444.imageshack.us/img444/2451/photo0225c.jpg)

(http://img6.imageshack.us/img6/1493/photo0226g.jpg)

(http://img21.imageshack.us/img21/3985/photo0227b.jpg)

saw then i thought let them set and get on with the front bumper saw rubbed down and primed

(http://img69.imageshack.us/img69/7721/photo0229xn.jpg)

paint is on laquered tomorow let it set then bolt it on  8)

(http://img600.imageshack.us/img600/4406/photo0230t.jpg)
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bazr5gtt on 23:18, Wed 19 October 2011
ace bud ,gonna look good mate keep the photos coming !!!! 8)  8)  8)  8)
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 14:42, Thu 20 October 2011
will do  8)  more updates soon
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 18:56, Sat 22 October 2011
rite flattened brony bumper down itd shining up well  8)
started to rub and flatten laquer

(http://img821.imageshack.us/img821/718/photo0232q.jpg)

rubbing compund

(http://img684.imageshack.us/img684/5240/photo0231cb.jpg)

(http://img560.imageshack.us/img560/9711/photo0233m.jpg)

(http://img27.imageshack.us/img27/8256/photo0234b.jpg)

(http://img836.imageshack.us/img836/7338/photo0235h.jpg)

(http://img855.imageshack.us/img855/9868/photo0237l.jpg)

more updates soon

thanks nathan
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: dj_craig_ on 19:52, Sat 22 October 2011
Lookin good bigman :-)
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 02:54, Sun 23 October 2011
cheers craig  :)
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bazr5gtt on 09:07, Sun 23 October 2011
:lol: you know how to keep us hanging on bud :lol:  :lol:  :lol:  :lol:  :lol:  :lol:  :lol: cant wait for the kit and doors ,roll on !!!!!! exceelent work bud
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 19:12, Sat 29 October 2011
[youtube:2j2xjwbr]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZKZrWFwBj4[/youtube:2j2xjwbr]
 
little video of the car as it is now

more updates soon

thanks nathan
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: Ash-Lee on 19:15, Sat 29 October 2011
The shine looks amazing, even more so considering it's DIY.

Is that one of those large 'Sports Direct' mugs? If so i've got one, you can lose your face in them!

Nice use of the saucepan as well!  :D
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 19:22, Sat 29 October 2011
cheers ashlee  im going to make sure it will have a showroom shine..and yes it is mate its the mug to have ha it holds more  :lol:

thanks nathan
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: hughesrobert13 on 19:26, Sat 29 October 2011
Those sports direct mugs are like buckets. Keep up the good work fella :-)
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: denty225 on 11:30, Sun 30 October 2011
That's a really impressive job Nathan. What do you do for a living?
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: NorwegianGTE on 22:21, Sun 30 October 2011
Really good work on that paint mate!

Good inspiration as I'm going to respray front bumper + bonnet myself.
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 21:27, Mon 31 October 2011
thanks for the comments guys  :)

and denty225 ive had all sorts of jobs been a welder,powder coater,used to work on gillutine and folding machine also a car valeter recently lost my job that's why the build has slowed down but it'll carry on  8) .

more updates soon

Thanks Nathan
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 15:45, Wed 30 November 2011
few pics as the car is now  :)

(http://img51.imageshack.us/img51/8585/pict0273l.jpg)

(http://img843.imageshack.us/img843/8462/pict0274w.jpg)

going to get on with it properly over next few days

more updates soon
Thanks Nathan
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: sparkysparks on 22:06, Wed 30 November 2011
Leave the door white man, looks wicked
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: Ash-Lee on 22:32, Wed 30 November 2011
Wow....Stilts.  :shock:

Is that standard ride height. It looks crazy high. The paintwork looks really good by the way.
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: scratcher on 22:35, Wed 30 November 2011
Yeah, leave it white like a little panda  :D

Great work so far mate. Are you polishing with a DA or rotary?
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 11:03, Thu 01 December 2011
thanks for the comments guys and no haha doors are going to be painted the reason there on is because there a pain in arse to fit saw im going to prep around the door and spray them and yes its the standard ride height cant you tell? lol and scratcher im using rubbing compound with a micra fibre mit then polishing with a electric buffer with woolly bonnet.

more updates soon
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 20:19, Mon 09 January 2012
car is up for sale open to offers
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 19:12, Mon 27 February 2012
had some interest but decided now im going to keep it just need to find a garage as ive moved house  8)
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: Ridgeback on 23:05, Tue 28 February 2012
Nice one Nathan.You know it makes sense  :D
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 21:02, Tue 01 May 2012
hi everyone been a while since ive done anything to the 5 neeeeeed to find a garage theres fxxk all round here and need to get a decent camera as well(poor quality) on these few pics started on a few bits n bats

rear bumper is repaired now just needs filler priming etc

(http://desmond.imageshack.us/Himg832/scaled.php?server=832&filename=pict0283v.jpg&res=landing)

(http://desmond.imageshack.us/Himg205/scaled.php?server=205&filename=pict0282h.jpg&res=landing)

and side skirt repaired needs same doin to finish it

(http://desmond.imageshack.us/Himg403/scaled.php?server=403&filename=pict0279z.jpg&res=landing)

before wing was repaired

(http://desmond.imageshack.us/Himg32/scaled.php?server=32&filename=photo0095vj.jpg&res=landing)

after

(http://desmond.imageshack.us/Himg94/scaled.php?server=94&filename=pict0281g.jpg&res=landing)


more updates soon
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 15:17, Thu 31 May 2012
better pics  :) ^^
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 17:52, Wed 01 August 2012
well things are looking up got a garage now been busy as usual here is the car as it is atm going to get it transported as soon as i can  :)

(http://img442.imageshack.us/img442/9820/fullpick.jpg)

i did abit of work to the bumpers yesterday as ive decided to smooth were the license plate goes

(http://img109.imageshack.us/img109/5024/54949010151138186036202.jpg)

(http://img836.imageshack.us/img836/5791/54956810151138187356202.jpg)

(http://img11.imageshack.us/img11/9514/56288710151138188286202.jpg)

and filler primered the rear bumper  ready for primer paint etc

(http://img651.imageshack.us/img651/6131/56159210151138189451202.jpg)

(http://img856.imageshack.us/img856/1574/40974510151138190561202.jpg)

more updates soon cant wait to get it back 8)
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: dj_craig_ on 21:40, Thu 02 August 2012
Good progress mate :-) wish I could say the same for mine
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 17:22, Sun 12 August 2012
cheers pal how far you got with yours mate? mine would of been done by now but all this moving ground it down to a holt but good new its official 5s back friday  8)

will update as soon as i can fellas
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 20:17, Mon 10 September 2012
done abit of work started to get there now

sprayed the door and boot

(http://desmond.imageshack.us/Himg31/scaled.php?server=31&filename=pict0286o.jpg&res=landing)

(http://desmond.imageshack.us/Himg440/scaled.php?server=440&filename=pict0288d.jpg&res=landing)

(http://desmond.imageshack.us/Himg145/scaled.php?server=145&filename=pict0296o.jpg&res=landing)

(http://desmond.imageshack.us/Himg405/scaled.php?server=405&filename=pict0295t.jpg&res=landing)

(http://desmond.imageshack.us/Himg850/scaled.php?server=850&filename=pict0294d.jpg&res=landing)

one more to go

(http://desmond.imageshack.us/Himg692/scaled.php?server=692&filename=pict0297x.jpg&res=landing)

more updates soon
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 14:09, Mon 01 October 2012
few pics as car is now rear bumper and spoiler on

(http://desmond.imageshack.us/Himg820/scaled.php?server=820&filename=pict0311i.jpg&res=landing)

(http://desmond.imageshack.us/Himg255/scaled.php?server=255&filename=pict0310w.jpg&res=landing)

(http://desmond.imageshack.us/Himg713/scaled.php?server=713&filename=pict0309n.jpg&res=landing)

once all bodys done theres guna be alot of rubbin and polishing to do but itll be worth it  :D
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: 300+5=love on 04:27, Tue 02 October 2012
the arch cake strikes again.
good work, keep it up.
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 08:27, Thu 04 October 2012
arch cake?? and thanks bud  :)
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: 300+5=love on 14:52, Sun 07 October 2012
Quote from: "bigman"
arch cake?? and thanks bud  :)
behind the front arch shit shields, theres always a nice cake of mud in there rotting um out. you done an amazing job, car looks great.
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 16:50, Sun 07 October 2012
(http://img14.imageshack.us/img14/43/thftgh.jpg)

cant wait till its lowered and cheerspal u gt some top cars  u still got that white one
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: dj_craig_ on 19:17, Mon 08 October 2012
Mines just about ready for paint mate all other jobs are done, thinking of trying for an MOT before christmas.... Fortunatly I have just inherited some money so should be done soon :-) yours is lookin better with every pic :-)
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: 300+5=love on 01:35, Thu 25 October 2012
yeah the white ones a keeper. thanks, ive just stared doing the multi coloured one up bout half way there will upload some pics soon.
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: dj_craig_ on 19:46, Thu 25 October 2012
Let me no if you ever want to sell the black one ;-)
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 20:33, Thu 15 November 2012
(http://img547.imageshack.us/img547/8755/60258510151315445261202.jpg)

(http://img801.imageshack.us/img801/7761/53215110151315445556202.jpg)

(http://img703.imageshack.us/img703/8523/48310910151315445436202.jpg)

(http://img194.imageshack.us/img194/3734/15594310151315445606202.jpg)

(http://img706.imageshack.us/img706/4670/23939101513154453862022.jpg)
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 17:00, Mon 01 July 2013
still working on the 5 not bothered with it for a while as ive been busy doing a different colour scheme

new colour scheme

(http://img69.imageshack.us/img69/9648/q8l7.jpg)

(http://img856.imageshack.us/img856/3776/c8o2.jpg)

(http://img842.imageshack.us/img842/8473/fk8s.jpg)

(http://img266.imageshack.us/img266/1515/vgyi.jpg)

modified rear bumper

(http://img18.imageshack.us/img18/5278/6vdj.jpg)

(http://img11.imageshack.us/img11/7610/w91d.jpg)

decided to have a bad boy bonnet i like it thats all what matters

(http://img593.imageshack.us/img593/9853/wdcp.jpg)

(http://img802.imageshack.us/img802/4878/6y0z.jpg)

(http://img441.imageshack.us/img441/9798/ev25.jpg)
Title: Re: my little 5 project
Post by: bigman on 13:01, Thu 04 July 2013
(http://img7.imageshack.us/img7/5484/ne7x.jpg)