Obsolete parts

FF133 came to me in bits like many cars do, the problem is parts are often broken or missing. I have been slowly buying the missing pieces but as the search for some parts was not successful I decided to make them myself.

I have machined a few missing pieces but had left the most difficult part until last, originally a cast piece of aluminium to support the steering column under the dash. As casting a single piece would take longer than machining it, I bought a section of aluminium square bar and machined it with a final bit of finishing by hand with a file.

Although not a 100% replica I wanted to keep the basic shape even though it will not be seen once the steering wheel cowl is fitted.

Finished part against original
The starting point
Test fit

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