Phase 1: Rear End Reconstruction 
A secret peep-hole ;-).
A secret peep-hole ;-).
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Self-explanatory really :-D.
Self-explanatory really :-D.
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The next step was to offer up the rear engine bay into the shell...
The next step was to offer up the rear engine bay into the shell...
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..which gave us an idea of what else needs to be cut out.
..which gave us an idea of what else needs to be cut out.
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Most of the inner arch and rear chasis legs removed.
Most of the inner arch and rear chasis legs removed.
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Another image showing the profile of rear chasis legs.
Another image showing the profile of rear chasis legs.
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The engine bay, now strengthened both by subframe and a Sparco strut brace, could be further cut up.
The engine bay, now strengthened both by subframe and a Sparco strut brace, could be further cut up.
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It fitted snugly into the rear of the car.
It fitted snugly into the rear of the car.
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Just shows that the proverb "measure three times, cut once" is a wise one :-).
Just shows that the proverb "measure three times, cut once" is a wise one :-).
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The new rear floor and suspension turret tops are level with the front ones, if case you were wondering.
The new rear floor and suspension turret tops are level with the front ones, if case you were wondering.
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An imaginare wheel centered in the rear arches... everything aligned nicely.
An imaginare wheel centered in the rear arches... everything aligned nicely.
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The arches themselves are modyfied mk1 Golf ones, done a long time ago to comply with the race regulations (to cover the wheels).
The arches themselves are modyfied mk1 Golf ones, done a long time ago to comply with the race regulations (to cover the wheels).
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With everything aligned and checked...
With everything aligned and checked...
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...it was time to call it a day.
...it was time to call it a day.
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Next day a little birdie was watching over us... I just hope it doesn't *sing* about our project :-D.
Next day a little birdie was watching over us... I just hope it doesn't *sing* about our project :-D.
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The first thing to do was to install the C-pillar part of the roll cage, to keep the rear end from deforming.
The first thing to do was to install the C-pillar part of the roll cage, to keep the rear end from deforming.
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