Rebuilding a written off 720S

Rebuilding a written off 720S

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luigisayshello

138 posts

46 months

Friday 7th February
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Looks like the perfect donor to build a 720 gt3 or do some cool very lightweight 720s track car project. No AC, bare essentials on the electronics, stripped interior, fiberglass reinforced with carbon/kevlar body, bbs and slicks. For sure wouldn't try to fix it for the street.

Kev_Mk3

1,714 posts

47 months

Friday 7th February
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subbed enjoying these videos

poorpeet

Original Poster:

835 posts

197 months

Friday 14th February
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Part 4. Getting interesting now!

http://youtu.be/wjrVPNpMuj0

mk1coopers

278 posts

104 months

Monday 17th February
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Interesting to see how the back of car is put together, not interesting to see lots of packets being opened, apparently 'unboxing' is a thing these days !

ChocolateFrog

7,913 posts

125 months

Monday 17th February
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He doesn't make any money from the actual cars. However all his rebuilds have been done to a very high standard, even going as far as buying silly expensive rivets from the dealer, which are just normal rivets.

His income must come entirely from the views and any sponsorship.

He's a weird bloke but gets the job done. His Viper chassis swap was a daunting undertaking.

uncleluck

246 posts

3 months

Monday 17th February
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ChocolateFrog said:
He doesn't make any money from the actual cars. However all his rebuilds have been done to a very high standard, even going as far as buying silly expensive rivets from the dealer, which are just normal rivets.

His income must come entirely from the views and any sponsorship.

He's a weird bloke but gets the job done. His Viper chassis swap was a daunting undertaking.
It’s what I assumed before clicking on the vids as I always read the “but what’s the point” comments on these type of vids and think, well they get millions of views and make thousands off of ad revenue. BUT... he only has 340k subs and last vid was 200k views so doesn’t really add up. I guess he’s already rich and just wanted a ‘career’.


Has anyone see the hellcat that was rebuilt by someone on YT? It was in a fire & there was literally nothing left of it. The bloke still rebuilt it! I’m no metal expert but a super hot car fire can’t do much for the strength of thin steel can it? If you heat stuff up with a blow torch to the point it’s that red/brown colour when it cools doesn’t it go a bit malleable?

JamesD74

125 posts

127 months

Wednesday 26th February
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Episode 5 now up. Whoops...

uncleluck

246 posts

3 months

Wednesday 26th February
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Kind of strange how he just took that turbo thing in his stride. No real mention of why, just “gonna whip it off and repair”

What I mean is it’s almost like he assumed the turbo would have been blown before the accident or something.

Can’t have been running around like that.

Someone in comments brought it up. Must have been the accident kinked/blocked the return line from the turbo. It must have still ran or they ran it after and that’s why the oil’s there.

Either that or it was already blown and (call me Suspicious) someone took the easy way out rather than a (maybe) non warranty turbo/engine replacement... “oh no, my mclaren was smashed up. Where’s my insurance docs”

tyrrell

1,450 posts

160 months

Wednesday 26th February
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Yes nothing seems to faze him, he has a can do attitude, fair play.

uncleluck

246 posts

3 months

Wednesday 26th February
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Just hope he checks the oil return isn’t blocked and gets to why it was blowing oil

mk1coopers

278 posts

104 months

Thursday 27th February
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Tavarish is doing a 675LT rebuild, more crashed carbon to work your way through

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ODkqWP7loFk

DarthtaterM16

215 posts

54 months

Friday 28th February
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Really quite enjoying these videos.
Going to watch the 675LT one tonight.