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Zakspeed grp2 arches and tubbed rear

Postby Galgeth » 12 Jul 2006, 14:06

I am going to dare to be different and order some zakspeed arches for my saloon! Below (hopefully) is a pic of the arches on a mk2.

http://i66.photobucket.com/albums/h257/ ... 41fd13.jpg

http://i66.photobucket.com/albums/h257/ ... 077170.jpg

What does everyone think? Look good on the saloon? Alot of work to fit tho!

Anyone who is interested in fabrication should check this thread on another forum! Amazing!

http://www.passionford.com/forum/viewto ... 218633943e

Found it by googling "zakspeed arches" BTY :wink:
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Postby Doive » 12 Jul 2006, 14:17

That looks cracking! Surprised nobody else has tried it.
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Postby Tortron » 15 Jul 2006, 07:03

oo very "bozuku" style
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Postby Shellysowner » 15 Jul 2006, 09:16

Tortron wrote:oo very "bozuku" style


I thought it was Bozozuku... or something like that :?
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Postby Tortron » 15 Jul 2006, 23:35

yea thats right, cos its shortened to bozo. the long nose kaddets would be perfect for it cos they already have long noses
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Postby CR500Dom » 16 Jul 2006, 13:12

Doive wrote:That looks cracking! Surprised nobody else has tried it.


Cough :D

This is at Garys workshop (The man responsible for that Fabrication work), he fitted the Turrets in the back of My kadett and was trying to get me to Zakspeed the Kadett then :wink:

The arches are the exact same ones in that thread :wink:

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Postby spyke » 17 Jul 2006, 01:50

i think you should go with those arches. looks like fit fit straight on. hmm :)
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Postby Tortron » 17 Jul 2006, 22:53

dont you need some new arches doive
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Postby Doive » 18 Jul 2006, 08:53

Tortron wrote:dont you need some new arches doive

Aaargh, yes I do. But I want a factory resto..... or do I? *Looks at photos again* ......aaargh! Would mean that I'd have to get wheels and an axle to fill the arches, and then with a bigger axle it would be a shame not to make good use of it with a slightly bigger engine. Hmmm. I still have a 525e kicking around....
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Postby Tortron » 20 Jul 2006, 00:41

well then its sorted
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Postby Galgeth » 21 Jul 2006, 20:00

Guess its a yes to the zakspped arches then, Ill put a call in tomorrow and order them :lol:

Was rooting around in the workshop today and found a selection of wheel arches I never knew we had!

These included:

Nova wide arch front wings
Ford D Series arches
Bedford cf rear arches (twin rear wheel type)
Transit minibus arches

offered them all to the car and the best looking ones were the nova wide arches which fitted really well (not that suprising tho really) and they dont look tacky!

Something to think about but I think ill stick with the zakspeed kit :roll:
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Postby UpNorth » 03 Aug 2006, 15:32

CR500Dom wrote:This is at Garys workshop (The man responsible for that Fabrication work), he fitted the Turrets in the back of My kadett and was trying to get me to Zakspeed the Kadett then :wink:

The arches are the exact same ones in that thread :wink:

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http://www.turbosport.co.uk/showthread.php?t=98444&page=3


Sorry, but are these Zakspeed arches for the Kadett or for something else and must be modified?
Also, what turrets are they you've had welded in?
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Postby Galgeth » 03 Aug 2006, 22:12

The arches are designed for a mk2 escort and have to be altered to fit. I have been told they arent easy to fit but I think the end result would be well worth it!
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Postby CR500Dom » 04 Aug 2006, 00:17

UpNorth wrote:
CR500Dom wrote:This is at Garys workshop (The man responsible for that Fabrication work), he fitted the Turrets in the back of My kadett and was trying to get me to Zakspeed the Kadett then :wink:

The arches are the exact same ones in that thread :wink:

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http://www.turbosport.co.uk/showthread.php?t=98444&page=3


Sorry, but are these Zakspeed arches for the Kadett or for something else and must be modified?
Also, what turrets are they you've had welded in?
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No they are Zakspeed arches for a Mk 2 escort and would need some work to fit a Kadett.

The Turrets are Group 4 Escort Round Turrets, which again need modding to suit a Kadett.

They are so I can fit coilovers to the 4 linked Piazza Axle

Speak to Gary at Retro if you want something similar I bought the Turrets he modded them to suit and fitted the strut brace brackets.

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Postby UpNorth » 04 Aug 2006, 13:15

Thanks for that - I'm buying a Kadett & intend doing a similar job. The quality of their work looks pretty good too.
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