Diary of a Mad Project - 1999
On the 26th of July 1999 I bought another GT-Four. It is a NZ new 1994 Toyota Celica GT-Four Group A, build number 2319. As you can see from the photos, it is slightly dented... the rebuild will take some time :-).
Although it looks bad, the damage is only from the suspension tower forward, and there is minimal structural damage. New bonnet, bumper and fender are required obviously.
|After the fender, lights and bumper have been removed. Visible are the gearbox cooler, the intercooler radiator and the AC condenser.|
The front end is now fully stripped. All that is left is the engine/gearbox, steering rack and front suspension/subframe. Radiator, AC condenser and intercooler radiator were all intact.
Damage was as expected, the chassis rail is bent down just forward of the suspension tower. A suspension arm is also bent. Basically looking at replacing/repairing the front quarter.
Next task: remove the engine and get the chassis repaired!
Well due to a business trip and spring rains little more has happened. I have bought the personalised number plate "GT4GPA" however :-)
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