Lamborghini P250 Urraco blog by Lee Griffiths

Making progress on the Lamborghini Urraco

So here are some updates: 1) This is why I appear to make good progress - when others are watching TV I am in the garage with 4 layers of clothing on getting on with the job 2) and 3) a jig shaft to align the original and Volvo strut mounts for marking out and reshaping and drilling the mounting holes 4) had so make a piece to repair a big   

Lamborghini Urraco front suspension rebuild - new top mounts

So now to rebuild the front suspension. Cleaned and painted bits going back on. Everything is in re-usable condition. Made new suspension top mounts from Volvo 240 items as per Tony's website. It's a cheap solution. Not a rose joint, but they are new and £20 each so it's a good compromise. The shock doesn't pivot very much at all at the top   

Lamborghini Urraco brought back to life for 2014!

It's alive! Now the fun stuff. Finished painting the boot floor with Por-15 then a coat of satin black to match the original and start cleaning everything up - lots of dust. Spot blasted the earth fixing points for the various applications at the front and fastened them with stainless bolts. Went through all the lamp and motor wiring cleaning   

Lamborghini Urraco front valance finishing 3M textured underseal

Now to add a little filler to smooth over the welds and even up a few imperfections. Not much filler added at all. Then painted with rust and etch primer and finally a coat of textured 3M underseal - nice finish across the whole lower valance now and no   

Lamborghini Urraco front valance repair - part 4

Original chassis number section #15662 tacked back in as well as the spare wheel support. I've finished welding on the passenger side (RHD) now moving onto the drivers, a little cutting needed first then the end is in sight. Painted the new metal on the passenger side with POR-15 then I'll stone-chip in black and that side will be ready to build   

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