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« on: October 11, 2021, 17:35:38 pm »

So as some of you might know , I am rebuilding the original S:t Moritz car .
I has been disassembled, the old rollcage is out !
(Wasn t really up to date anymore)
The new rollcage will be “oldschool” no fancy stuff to it , but welded and constructed by a professional .
After this , there is plenty of body work remaining.
5 coats of paint have been removed.
So weight saving at the same time.
Here are some pics.
I will try to do a full documentation of the rebuild here.
 












By the way , does anybody knows where i can get little metal “discs” to weld close all the trim holes etc ?

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« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2021, 13:44:54 pm »

And it is of to get a new custom made roll cage





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« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2021, 23:36:10 pm »


By the way , does anybody knows where i can get little metal “discs” to weld close all the trim holes etc ?



I think those small holes are usually just filled with weld, using copper to back up the holes as you weld.

Nice technique here for larger holes.

https://youtu.be/z70JUwvjMd4
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« Reply #3 on: October 13, 2021, 06:28:06 am »

Thanks a lot , i just found that video yesterday evening too .
I will go for it and give it a try Wink


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« Reply #4 on: October 20, 2021, 07:52:29 am »

The Inch Pincher of Sweden Smiley Smiley
Keep up the good work and I look forward to see the work in progress.

/Rolf
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« Reply #5 on: October 26, 2021, 06:47:35 am »

Good to see you give him the old paint back ...I did nearly the same work when i got it . but i did not know it was white at first . Only knew it in that blue colour  Good luck
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« Reply #6 on: October 26, 2021, 07:20:57 am »

“The Inch Pincher of Sweden” , I never heard that one before Wink but somehow true !
Thanks Udo , you know I had this in mind for a very long time already , just never got the time and budget together at the same moment , but to me , this car really deserves it !
I also hope that with all the paint coats removed and the new rollcage , I can save some kilos and getting it into the 11 sec with the oldschool 1835 engine .


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« Reply #7 on: October 26, 2021, 19:02:52 pm »

While waiting for the body to come back I took the chance on working on our new custom built S:t Moritz towing quad .
It is going to get a similar paint job , but done by myself with some oldschool gasser style effects .
A little „wilder“
So my son s gonna have fun again to bring me down the staging lane and the cylinder heads stay cold too .






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« Reply #8 on: November 02, 2021, 20:01:17 pm »

Still waiting for the car to return ,
In the meantime I closed all the holes previously stuffed with body filler




 


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« Reply #9 on: November 05, 2021, 21:00:28 pm »





The guys at Stahlus in Germany are on the Cage , oldschool but up to date , nice tight fit all the way around .
They build every cage just the way you are asking for



Getting it back next week when it is fully welded .


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« Reply #10 on: November 18, 2021, 18:07:33 pm »

So , little by little the body comes along.
Welding all the holes closed previously filled with bondo.
Also the rear vent slots are back in where it had two plates of sheetmetal with rivets and more bondo

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« Reply #11 on: November 19, 2021, 11:02:12 am »

Hey Sam,

good to see the car´s rebirth progressing so fast!
Keep on the good work!

Tobi
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« Reply #12 on: November 19, 2021, 17:58:37 pm »

Thanks a lot , i hope to get it ready to go to the paint shop mid of January.
I will bring it to priceless paint in Holland.
Go and check out his work online.
He is definitely a master in oldschool dragster paint jobs !!!
 
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« Reply #13 on: November 23, 2021, 00:16:44 am »

Some more cutting and welding !












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« Reply #14 on: December 06, 2021, 16:12:16 pm »

So , the car is almost ready to leave for the painter !


Welding has all been accomplished , just need to figure out a rear support for the fenders .
With the new CSP Wasp there is no room for a stock like rear apron anymore . On top i was thinking of getting rid of it anyhow to improve the airflow . I guess the apron was working as a speed brake anyhow






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« Reply #15 on: January 25, 2022, 15:06:00 pm »

Love it!
To see the picture with the paint is high level cool historically! [ Attachment: You are not allowed to view attachments ]

  • The original orange primer from 1976
    The pearl from St Moritz Fashion
    The baby blue from the time Hazze painted it and then I bought it.
    Plus the "newer" layers after.

Thanks for sharing!
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« Reply #16 on: February 01, 2022, 19:16:52 pm »

So the car is with the painter for 2 weeks now . He is on it to get it back to the S:t Moritz design (adapted to the shop and slight mods as wished by the original owners)
I hope to have it ready for EBI .
Fingers crossed


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« Reply #17 on: February 08, 2022, 12:05:59 pm »

So the car is with the painter for 2 weeks now . He is on it to get it back to the S:t Moritz design (adapted to the shop and slight mods as wished by the original owners)
I hope to have it ready for EBI .
Fingers crossed


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« Reply #18 on: February 08, 2022, 12:41:26 pm »

Can t wait to get it back on track Wink
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« Reply #19 on: February 17, 2022, 16:49:52 pm »

Well?Huh   You cannot wait, neither can I, to see the magic!
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« Reply #20 on: March 20, 2022, 01:00:13 am »

I would love to put in more pictures but for some reasons the forum doesn t let me  Huh
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« Reply #21 on: March 20, 2022, 17:35:23 pm »














So finally it works with uploading pictures.
The car is painted pure white inside, outside is ready for the pearl white .
If everything works as planed , the car is going to get  the white coat in the next couple of days.
The goal is still to get it ready for EBI in Chimay !
 


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« Reply #22 on: March 23, 2022, 17:55:40 pm »

Cool news, can't wait to see it at EBI  Cool
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« Reply #23 on: March 23, 2022, 20:03:54 pm »



Ready for the paint !


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« Reply #24 on: March 24, 2022, 12:03:21 pm »

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I just had to..... Bulltofta Sweden 1976. 1st year of this car.
I was there and it inspired me to build a VW dragster.
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« Reply #25 on: March 25, 2022, 16:07:05 pm »

I like the un-filled trim holes.  Smiley
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« Reply #26 on: March 25, 2022, 20:32:14 pm »

Nothing is lighter than a hole Wink


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« Reply #27 on: July 05, 2022, 17:07:18 pm »

So guys , as some of you have seen , S:t Moritz is back !!!
First runs done at EBI , price for the best Gasser , 12,3 sec was my best run in Chimay with the little 1835 cc engine .
Greets
Sam








Special thanks to

Stahlus Rennsportzellen for the rollcage
Pricelesspaints.nl for the paintjob
My girlfriend for the „understanding“ 😉
My two boys and Laurent for being the pit crew
Fredrik for the infos and pictures
And Mike for the given Pep-talk last year in Clastres🤣


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« Reply #28 on: July 05, 2022, 17:26:46 pm »

Congratulations, the car looks awesome
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« Reply #29 on: July 05, 2022, 18:45:54 pm »

it looked really nice. well done and congratulations! enjoy it.
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