Part 14…..the radiator grill………not

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August 30, 2015 at 7:52 pm #1035

Lazy

Got a bit side tracked today, was going to fit the sun roof,decided to have a go and fit the radiator grill. Not sure if I should be calling it that as I wont be fitting a radiator at the front of the Rat.Unfortunately didn’t take many photos, wasn’t a big problem.This part of the build was a small amount of work but turned out to be the turning point of the build as the front end seems finally to look like a Rat.Just come in from the garden, may have had a few beers so there may be a few typos etc.Will try and give you all an update on the work today.

The bonnet was attacked with my disc cutter, removing the grill and surround.

Ratrod bonnet ready for cutting      Ratrod bonnet just before cutting

 

Again I didn’t take any photos of the cutting. The grill was mounted onto the axle via a couple of machined pieces of bar, threaded 8mm,and welded to the axle.

Ratrod bosses being machined

 

Well that’s it short and sweet, below the finished grill mounted.

Ratrod grill   front view of a Ratrod build

 

Looking pretty good…………….Got to go now…….need more beer…….Lazy

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