DIY - Fiat Uno Gear Boot Frame Making


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Hello friends, this is my current DIY for my friend who owns a Fiat Uno.

His gear boot plastic frame was broken. You people know that the Uno parts are difficult to get. He searched for the gear boot, but never found a good one. So am going to help him. I am only making the plastic frame for it. The leather part can be reused.

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Started detaching the plastic frame parts
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Broken parts of the frame. am going to glue them. So that i can measure the size.
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Glued.
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Bought one Sq. feet of plastic sheet with thickness 5mm.
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[;)] My Dremel 300 series rotary tool. Recently bought. Very useful powertool for a DIYer.
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Finished cutting the required size.
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Am leaving the side wall with that much thick so that it will be strong.
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Now i have to make the legs which holds the frame in the center console.
Will keep you updated.
 
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Re: DIY- Fiat Uno Gear Boot Frame Making

awesome work dude,
DIY heaven!!
keep it coming.
do let us know the name and procurement details too.
 
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Re: DIY- Fiat Uno Gear Boot Frame Making

Hats off sreejeshtpl !
Simply amazing. I should mention here that you are well equipped for DIY.
Please keep us updated.
 

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Re: DIY- Fiat Uno Gear Boot Frame Making

Just came across this thread. Another commendable DIY. Can you please update us?

Drive Safe,
350Z
 
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I made four legs out of the plastic sheet. but in the power test they failed.[cry]
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So I searched for other material and found one metal sheet. The plan was to cut and make the legs and rivet it with the plastic sheet.
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I used this aluminum rod to rivet it.
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Great Work man. can you please share from where you purchased the Dremel 300 series rotary tool? And also share the rivetting process with us.

Waiting for your next posts on this.
 
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sorry friend i couldn't take photos of the riveting process. the process is like, insert the aluminum rod through the hole and hammer the two ends of it. quite easy process but need patience.

I bought the dremel tool from Hypercity at Marathahalli here in bangalore. If you want to buy check out this link. RCHobbyAddict. they have the dremel tool collection.

Thank you.
 
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Hey buddy, whats the status of your DIY? no updates from quite some time.
Sorry Libran, my friend had taken the boot to Kerala. He said it is fitting properly after grinding down the edges little bit. The leather part was fixed with the frame after that. I will surely post the pictures if he sends.

Thank you for the interest taken friend.

Hey did you buy the Dremel tool?
 

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Sorry Libran, my friend had taken the boot to Kerala. He said it is fitting properly after grinding down the edges little bit. The leather part was fixed with the frame after that. I will surely post the pictures if he sends.
Congratulations for successful DIY. Also post some exterior images of his Uno. It was a solid car, but used to look much like Maruti 800 from rear to me.

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Sorry Libran, my friend had taken the boot to Kerala. He said it is fitting properly after grinding down the edges little bit. The leather part was fixed with the frame after that. I will surely post the pictures if he sends.

Thank you for the interest taken friend.

Hey did you buy the Dremel tool?
Appreciate your prompt reply buddy. Waiting for Pics.

And the Dremmel Tool; not yet bought [frustration] am trying some more DIYs and have opened up my ride (not the engine [evil]) for taking pics of my Old DIYs for posting here
 
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