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Geo Metro XFi Convertible Project Page

Latest Updates Click here for a complete list of all posts for this project This is the project page for my Geo Metro XFi Convertible Project. My old XFi hatchback body was rusted out badly, and the unibody was starting to flex. I was planning…

Planning the tube chassis

I put the car back in the garage and turned it up on it's side. I cut away the rust on the passenger side and have it ready to lay out the new frame. I used a section of fence post that is about 1.6"…

Completed stripping the car down

IMAGE010The wiring harness and the last of the accessories bolted to the shell were removed. I am leaving the steering, brakes, and suspension on the car for now. I am not sure if I will need them on the car right now but there is no point in removing them until I know for sure they need removed.

Engine and front end mostly stripped.

Well there were lots of rusty bolts on the front end. Some of them I managed to get out with some work. Some of them had to be cut out. Fenders, hood, engine, and trans are out of the car now.

Stripped the interior on the project convertible

Time to start stripping down the car and seeing what all is wrong with it and what is rusted out. I took the entire interior out of it and found very little rust on the back half of the car. The front half has holes in the floor though. I will pull the front end apart later and get it down to basically a rolling shell.

Start of the Geo Metro XFi Convertible project

Now that I have a car that looks like it is in usable shape it is time to plan a big metro buildup. I will be building a tube chassis for the convertible. I plan on stripping all the extra weight out of it that…

Got a convertible

I picked this car up for almost nothing. It actually runs good, it is a 3 cyl automatic. It has A/C and a bunch of other crap in it. I am probably going to rebuild it and lighten it as much as possible. Once I…

Oil Pan

panThe windage tray was not hard to install, Just cut the old factory tray out if you want and stick the  new one in place. Test fit it and make sure it clears everything then weld it down in a few spots.