chassis

ETS Drift Ute – The beginning of the end

As I sit here and type this my fingers are hurting, this weekend was good, I had two days to get as far as I could into the road to completion. Today I got out of bed, opened the garage up and wheeled...

Quick Snap – Workbench

I have spent this morning completely stripping the entire chassis, heres a quick snap of the nuts and bolts, oh and some air jacks.

Ground up Motorcycle build – The beginning

So what is it about me that makes me want to build stuff from scratch? I guess its the way I look at things, when I first wanted to build a custom mototrcycle I knew I had no time to do it properly, t...

ETS Drift Ute – Shakedown

Here in southern Australia the days are getting shorter, colder and winter is less than a week away. Planning to test drive a car that is almost 100% bare metal isnt the easiest thing to do. First thi...

ETS Drift Ute – Front on

You may think that because the Hilux is running the build would be coming to an end….. Not so! There are so many little jobs to still complete, one of them was mounting the front bumper. This is...

ETS Drift Ute – Pre Drive Prep

Things feel different now, I mean it’s been a long road to get to this point but now the Hilux is running it just does not feel like it used too. It’s taken on a whole new personality, it&...

ETS Drift Ute – 25 Hour Day

Daylight savings ended today so i had an extra hour, i tell you what i made good use of it! I washed then entire chassis down in thinners to remove the rust preventative lanolin, i scrubbed every part...

ETS Drift Ute – Tunnel done

After a lot of welding i can finally say that the tunnel is done, all the panels that screw in the gaps are all done and ready for the shifter/switches ect to be fitted. The handbrake is sitting in po...

Quick Snap

With the tunnel now all completed im starting to plan to refit everything in preperation for the next stage of the build, the small details! Once the engine is back it will be full steam ahead, everyt...