Phase 1: Rear End Reconstruction 
The very first step - a concept image I made which showed us that it will be possible to do it!
The very first step - a concept image I made which showed us that it will be possible to do it!
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The front end chopped off a pretty mint 205 XS shell, destined to go into the rear of 205 Mi32.
The front end chopped off a pretty mint 205 XS shell, destined to go into the rear of 205 Mi32.
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The first thing to do was to get it transported from the scrapyard to the welder's place.
The first thing to do was to get it transported from the scrapyard to the welder's place.
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Poor old engine bay didn't have a slightest idea of what's going to happen to it ;-).
Poor old engine bay didn't have a slightest idea of what's going to happen to it ;-).
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It will soon house a new engine, nearly twice as powerful than the original one.
It will soon house a new engine, nearly twice as powerful than the original one.
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The engine bay has been cut off well behind the rear mounting points of the front subframe.
The engine bay has been cut off well behind the rear mounting points of the front subframe.
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Being a race car, it was already pretty stripped out...
Being a race car, it was already pretty stripped out...
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...but there were still a few things left to remove.
...but there were still a few things left to remove.
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The same story on the other side.
The same story on the other side.
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And again a pic soon after.
And again a pic soon after.
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This is in case I forget how the shims go together... as I am bound to forget :o).
This is in case I forget how the shims go together... as I am bound to forget :o).
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Floor and rear end completely stripped out, including all the removable parts of the roll cage.
Floor and rear end completely stripped out, including all the removable parts of the roll cage.
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At this point, I can only imagine what will it look like in the end.
At this point, I can only imagine what will it look like in the end.
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Another pic for the archive.
Another pic for the archive.
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Could a third engine be squeezed in here? LOL
Could a third engine be squeezed in here? LOL
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A view that will be radically changed soon.
A view that will be radically changed soon.
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