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EVO575

posted on 17/9/18 at 06:29 PM Reply With Quote
Wanted Avon front chassis section

Hi,long shot I know but just looking at my options to repair my car.Does anyone know of an Avon chassis with good front section that could be bought?
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posted on 17/9/18 at 06:38 PM Reply With Quote
Brand new chassis on Facebook 700 quid
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jossey

posted on 18/9/18 at 01:02 AM Reply With Quote
Tiger made me one.





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EVO575

posted on 18/9/18 at 07:19 AM Reply With Quote
Thanks guys.
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nick205

posted on 18/9/18 at 10:23 AM Reply With Quote
Would you not be best to replace the entire chassis rather than trying to graft front and rear halves together?
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jossey

posted on 18/9/18 at 12:22 PM Reply With Quote
Ideally I would replace the whole lot but I've seen loads of avons and westfields repaired. As long as you have the jigs it's fine. You can attach to existing joints so no different than the original build.

David





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EVO575

posted on 18/9/18 at 12:28 PM Reply With Quote
Hi,

Spoke to Jim at Tiger. He's making me up a new front section. Its a pretty common solution I believe with racing sevens.

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nick205

posted on 18/9/18 at 01:39 PM Reply With Quote
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Originally posted by jossey
Ideally I would replace the whole lot but I've seen loads of avons and westfields repaired. As long as you have the jigs it's fine. You can attach to existing joints so no different than the original build.

David



Fair enough if you have the jigs to align the front and rear sections.

I suppose my thinking was more around the amount of strip down and rebuild time involved and prepare and then re-finish the welded sections.

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jossey

posted on 19/9/18 at 08:20 AM Reply With Quote
When I crashed mine I did have to take anything off back of the scuttle so saved a lot of time. Got the new front powder coated then just had a few bits to patch up. But I agree it maybe best to get a new chassis if it's a DIY job rather than back to the factory. I was lucky as I had another chassis full to make up jigs.





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Lander

posted on 19/9/18 at 08:47 PM Reply With Quote
I have an unused powder coated chassis taking up valuable space if you need it.
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Ian

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EVO575

posted on 20/9/18 at 08:25 PM Reply With Quote
Hi Ian,thanks for offer and will keep in mind if I have any other 'incidents' ! but the front section will be the most suitable solution for me at this stage.
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