Bristol Devorset Gasser
The Bristol Devon/Dorset Gasser
is a joint owned project amongst a number of
(The latest pictures will always be posted at the bottom.)
I have now started on the Devon with the initial mock
up and chassis design.
The axle casing is now narrowed and all the brackets welded on.
I'll fit the gears later when things start getting cleaner.
The chassis rails all cut here from the drawings,
placed on the floor to double check
Looks like all should be well. Time to get it on the jig!
The rails tacked up and on the jig, with two crossmembers in place.
Here's the forward ladder bar mount, as this is a gasser the top two holes won't see much use!
..... body back on and rear suspension all in place.
All fits really well, I'll get the body mounts done
tomorrow then I have to stop for a week or so
Next will be some of the bracing and the tubes needed to get the 8.50 sec Tech passed.
I've now fitted the main hoop to chassis supports in
and cut the door bars.
Almost a year after the last post on here I finally
recieved the front suspension admittedly about
Front axle mocked up....
Engine motor plates etc..
Engine and trans in position..
On the wheels.
Trans in ready for bulkhead to be made.
Prop loop and all crossmembers welded
Cage all welded and gusseted.
Now waiting for materials for bulkhead and a couple of extra tubes.