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Home Built by Jeff

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About Home Built by Jeff

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    Bowral, Australia

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    Male
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    Firefighter

My Z Cars

  • Zcars Owned
    240z
  • About My Cars
    Backyard hack car builder with a YouTube channel
  1. Home Built Z 'Full video build'

    I am back into the roll cage this week and I finally get it all together. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ra-bqBIAMlI&feature=youtu.be
  2. Home Built Z 'Full video build'

    Happy New year guys. I have finally got stuck back into the Z. Continuing to work on the roll cage this week. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AYvV8Fny_ys
  3. Home Built Z 'Full video build'

    This week I have started to build the roll cage for the Z, but of course in the process I discover more rust.... AAAAaaaarrrghhh!!! https://youtu.be/T0Je59bdHec
  4. Home Built Z 'Full video build'

    I am happy painting mine. I think a chrome powder coat would look good on small things, but I am not confident it would look good on big things. Also Eastwood products are not available in Aus, so shipping and duties, etc, makes them expensive.
  5. Home Built Z 'Full video build'

    This week I have been fighting with the front end, trying to get all of the parts to fit neatly. https://youtu.be/IrmiyR5RYVQ
  6. Home Built Z 'Full video build'

    I have looked at that. The issue is that I have to import Eastwood products to Australia and they get expensive once you start adding shipping and duties, etc.
  7. Home Built Z 'Full video build'

    Back into it after having my 911 build video go viral with over 11 million views in the first 5 days. This week it is time to fit some wheel arch flares to my Z. https://youtu.be/wUU_RbKB0B8
  8. Home Built Z 'Full video build'

    This week I gave paint stripper another go, and it works much better if it there are not 20 layers of paint and bog. The whole car is almost rust free now, just a couple of small bits to go. https://youtu.be/ahWcxJTxH1E
  9. Home Built Z 'Full video build'

    Wow, that looks very interesting. I will have to have a look at that for the future. It is a pity I am basically done.
  10. Home Built Z 'Full video build'

    This week I finally finish repairing all of the rust damage on my doors. Getting there slowly. https://youtu.be/fymqcDQDGxI Jeff
  11. Home Built Z 'Full video build'

    This week I have been back at it, cutting rust out of these doors. I am quite happy with how the repairs are coming along, but it is so time consuming. https://youtu.be/y9y4rWSP_OY Jeff
  12. Home Built Z 'Full video build'

    This week I work away at finishing that terrible door. It is a lot of rust and a lot of work, but I am stubborn enough to keep at it. Jeff
  13. Home Built Z 'Full video build'

    Are my 240Z's doors completely rusted out and junk? They have been covered up with a mountain of bog and paint, so this week I strip them down and see if I can save them. https://youtu.be/hBSwD9SqgdU
  14. Home Built Z 'Full video build'

    I did that this week with the initial spot welds. To be honest, you could do a little bit of hammer and dolly every spot weld as you go, or as I have, a little bit at the end. The warping I got was nothing major, but I think the main thing that people need to know, it whatever you do.
  15. Home Built Z 'Full video build'

    Possibly, but it would be super slow. The problem with MIG welds is that they are really hard, which is why they take so much grinding.
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