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Read August 22, 2018, 12:25:59 PM #45

Re: DADS360 - THE Build diary!

Further news on the drivers door. Photo's of the Ferrari door handle mounted on the Peugeot door skin on the mounting bracket I made. This was not without it's challenge since I had to work out the shape with the outer extreme skin in place. The handle and mount are fitted from the outside, I have done it this way so should the handle ever need replacing the outer fibre glass skin does not need to be removed. The door actuator extends into the Peugeot door so cable replacement would not require the skin to be removed either. 

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Read August 22, 2018, 03:00:08 PM #46

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its a pleasure to see such great engineering!
Read November 06, 2018, 01:56:07 AM #47

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looks great to see you use oem levers... i have them also, along with motors inner door levers etc... are you going to use them also?
Read November 06, 2018, 01:38:26 PM #48

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Hi, I have only used the OE outer handle, linked by cable to the Pug door lock. I will be posting some photo's soon.
Read November 21, 2018, 08:35:26 PM #49

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Wow this is epic work . Looks stunning .

Got some real skill there Smiley
Read November 21, 2018, 08:38:51 PM #50

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Shots of the door card, inner and outer. The inner shot shows the two additional towers made to locate the attachment pins. The location of the operating servo is shown on the shot of the inside of the metal door panel . The photo of the Audi window lift gear box shows the Peugeot gear drive modded and mounted .

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Read November 21, 2018, 09:50:17 PM #51

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What have you used as the spline adaptor?
Read November 22, 2018, 10:39:15 AM #52

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Hi ZXRJohn,
The mod to the lift mechanism is really simple, no adapters required. The drive gear from the Peugeot lift motor is removed, it looks like two gears one on top of the other. Carefully grind down the teeth on a bench grinder the larger gear off the two. Although the spline count is different , the Peugeot is coarse, the Audi fine. Keep carefully grinding until the gear starts to engage in the Audi splines. Now come the the magic, the Audi housing has a 6mm hole in the back of the housing .Put a 6mm bolt in the vice that is long enough to pass through the Audi housing and the Peugeot drive gear and space for a nut. Then get the gear red hot, drop it on to the bolt quickly put on the nut and then tighten the nut with a fully charged powerful cordless drill. Once fully seated cool the gear with water.
I know it sounds long winded but it worked for me.
Read November 22, 2018, 06:33:22 PM #53

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Thank you for that.
It makes perfect sense and I'll give it a go.
I've already robbed one of your ideas and put angle iron behind the front of the rear quarters  Smiley
Read November 22, 2018, 09:41:01 PM #54

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Hi ya I love this build , can ask what's rad are you using ? Also are you also running a separate water pump at the front also ?

Read November 23, 2018, 01:23:52 PM #55

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Hi 4u2nv, the rad I am using is from a lotus esprit V8. See photo. The water pump is  gear driven Chevrolet high volume unit, the engine has idled for several hours without over heating. the car has consumed ten gallons of fuel and not moved an inch !.

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Read November 23, 2018, 09:40:58 PM #56

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That's great Smiley  thanks for the info .

Love this build.  Really top notch .
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