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Old 05-27-2017, 03:26 PM
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Been working on a few things but nothing too exciting. we finally found some proper UR quattro rear brake calipers




You can see how the handbrake cable and brake line come in from the back instead of the side therefor avoiding the axle.






Amanda made some more incremental progress on the model. She says she's going to paint the stripes next.



Then we started on resealing the rear differential.








No wear groove on the input flange

Been working on a few things but nothing too exciting. we finally found some proper UR quattro rear brake calipers




You can see how the handbrake cable and brake line come in from the back instead of the side therefor avoiding the axle.






Amanda made some more incremental progress on the model. She says she's going to paint the stripes next.



Then we started on resealing the rear differential.








No wear groove on the input flange

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Old 06-29-2017, 07:28 AM
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Rear diff is back together with new seals. Now we need to decide what color to paint it.




Amanda has started painting stripes on the model.






We borrowed an OE refinished rear caliper and decided this is the way to go with ours.




In anticipation of panels showing up Thompson Racing Fabrication took the car out of storage and delivered it to Cherry Classic Cars. We must admit it's nice to get re-acquainted.






Now we just need our wide body kit.


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Panels did indeed show up from Europe from Cool Wheels in Latvia. Cherry Classic Cars wasted no time in offering them up to the body. As expected with composite reproduction panels it's going to take quite a bit if fettling to get a good fit.

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They also set about fixing the rust on the shell and other minor repairs.

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Before applying primer.








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The shell is still at the body shop: Cherry Classic Cars in Michigan but we recently went to visit it and to make some decisions about how to put it together.






We also found a kevlar composite trunk lid in Canada




and received some vintage gauges and switches from another quattro aficionado.




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More wide body progress on the rally build. Front and rear fenders are being wrestled into place by the guys at Cherry Classic Cars:










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Starting to look like a car again.




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Quick photo update of progress on the wide body build by Cherry Classic Cars.







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