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  1. Frame Repair

    by , 28-04-2012 at 12:39 PM (Today at Atelier Kaz - Private NSX Enthusiast, ex-Honda R&D engineer with F1, Indy/CART background)



    In the past, I showed the example of chassis frame repairing work and recently, several NSX in Japan went through the similar services.
    You can find the past example here; http://www.nsxcb.co.uk/entry.php?40-NSX-Repair-01



    (All of the photos in this post are from Mr Toyoizumi at KSP Engineering in Japan.)


    The following examples are carried out under the insurance work so the owners were very fortunate to be covered with
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  2. NSX Repair 04

    by , 14-01-2011 at 03:59 PM (Today at Atelier Kaz - Private NSX Enthusiast, ex-Honda R&D engineer with F1, Indy/CART background)
    (All photos from Mr Toyoizumi at KSP Engineering, Japan)

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    As same as the NSX factory, the polyurethane sealant was poured into the gap where the new frame was installed and then off to the paint booth.









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    Almost done and start putting the parts back in place.






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    Updated 28-04-2012 at 11:45 AM by Kaz-kzukNA1

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  3. NSX Repair 03

    by , 14-01-2011 at 03:58 PM (Today at Atelier Kaz - Private NSX Enthusiast, ex-Honda R&D engineer with F1, Indy/CART background)
    (All photos from Mr Toyoizumi at KSP Engineering, Japan)

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    Pre-assembling the new frame.

    Using this jig, the chassis alignment can be achieved within 1mm offset.







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    The new front ...

    Updated 28-04-2012 at 11:44 AM by Kaz-kzukNA1

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  4. NSX Repair 02

    by , 14-01-2011 at 03:57 PM (Today at Atelier Kaz - Private NSX Enthusiast, ex-Honda R&D engineer with F1, Indy/CART background)
    (All photos from Mr Toyoizumi at KSP Engineering, Japan.)

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    Removing the damaged section.












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    No damage at all to the side sill.











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    Updated 28-04-2012 at 11:42 AM by Kaz-kzukNA1

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  5. NSX Repair 01

    by , 14-01-2011 at 03:56 PM (Today at Atelier Kaz - Private NSX Enthusiast, ex-Honda R&D engineer with F1, Indy/CART background)



    From time to time, I was asked about the condition of the repaired NSX.

    I was lucky enough to be invited to have a look at some of the actual repairing process in the past.
    There were variety of damages but most of them were caused by spinning off at the track as well as the accident on the public road.

    I hope following information will save some of the damaged NSX and highlight that if it was repaired properly by the right people, then it
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    Updated 28-04-2012 at 11:40 AM by Kaz-kzukNA1

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