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Forum: The Garage 01-14-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 553
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Posted By rkde
Rear delete kit required... Got some 6mm ply...

Rear delete kit required...

Got some 6mm ply wood as it was the lightest I could find and I am partly past caring for weight so much at this moment. So I made a paper template, cut 3 sections of...
Forum: The Garage 01-11-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 553
Views: 59,679
Posted By rkde
This glue it a U1850 adhesive;...

This glue it a U1850 adhesive; http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/161050658662?_trksid=p2050601.m570.l4456&_trkparms=gh1g%3DI161050658662.N8.S1.M1417.R1.TR2

I used to use evostick 528 and never had an...
Forum: The Garage 01-10-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 553
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Posted By rkde
I managed to get most of the roof lining done...

I managed to get most of the roof lining done today and I am pleased with how its all going. I did the front half out the car and had to do the rear in the car. The glue I used was nasty but did a...
Forum: The Garage 01-04-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 59,679
Posted By rkde
Rear panels went in today, finally got about to...

Rear panels went in today, finally got about to making the LH side rear panel and covered it in carpet. Same as the RH side.
...
Forum: The Garage 01-03-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 59,679
Posted By rkde
Today, looking like a mini and over the next few...

Today, looking like a mini and over the next few weeks I think its going to come together quickly and I am very pleased. Even a nice place to sit :)
...
Forum: The Garage 01-03-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 59,679
Posted By rkde
Can't say I have ever had an issue with front...

Can't say I have ever had an issue with front mounts on any of the cars I have owned especially a hefty plate and bar unit. I do always use a 300mm super flexible silicone connection to take all the...
Forum: Safety & Race Preparation 01-02-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,835
Posted By rkde
maybe I should read rather than look at the...

maybe I should read rather than look at the picture :(

Saying that it still could be, they look to be a re-trim. You could obtain that look starting with a normal GRP seat frame...

I have a...
Forum: Safety & Race Preparation 01-02-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,835
Posted By rkde
they look quite close to Cobra classics ...

they look quite close to Cobra classics

http://www.cobraseats.com/_Classic
Forum: The Garage 01-02-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 59,679
Posted By rkde
roof lining all bonded together with GRP on the...

roof lining all bonded together with GRP on the rear. Its taken the whole day but I am very pleased with it. Just have to wait for the new headlining material to turn up so it can be trimmed. To make...
Forum: The Garage 01-02-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 553
Views: 59,679
Posted By rkde
As the roof was took down the pillars the roof...

As the roof was took down the pillars the roof skin is 8" longer and 4" wider
Forum: The Garage 01-01-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 59,679
Posted By rkde
Orranje GP style panels cut to fit the cage then...

Orranje GP style panels cut to fit the cage then carpeted to suite the rear delete going in.
...
Forum: The Garage 10-02-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 59,679
Posted By rkde
Finial position of the oil cooler as its the last...

Finial position of the oil cooler as its the last place on the car I have room

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-vzt5MGkEiCg/VC1BuutkYGI/AAAAAAAAGiI/N--DMHoguT0/s720/20141002_130447.jpg

Cowl...
Forum: The Garage 09-30-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 59,679
Posted By rkde
Also today I added a port to the plenum, pleased...

Also today I added a port to the plenum, pleased with how its all come out. now to sit down and order any missing parts
...
Forum: The Garage 09-30-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 59,679
Posted By rkde
All the braces added and last plates welded in....

All the braces added and last plates welded in. The crash intercooler is now hanging about being painted
...
Forum: The Garage 09-29-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 59,679
Posted By rkde
Today has been more about the pipework, I cut off...

Today has been more about the pipework, I cut off the bottom pipe and changed it to go in the top to try and keep all the heat at the top of the cooler, I then made all the pipework for the riser to...
Forum: The Garage 09-28-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 59,679
Posted By rkde
Just a small update. Thought I had an...

Just a small update.

Thought I had an electrical fault so I pulled the whole car apart only to find it was a few dead cells in the battery giving some add results. Only took a day to sort it and...
Forum: The Garage 08-28-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 59,679
Posted By rkde
Cheers, I can change the belt but I will be...

Cheers,

I can change the belt but I will be removing some material to give me the space back. though there is no engine movement I could probably get away with it but I will mod the bodywork to...
Forum: The Garage 08-26-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 59,679
Posted By rkde
The roof has been a PITA but that said I had a...

The roof has been a PITA but that said I had a big learning experience and something were done wrong

Decided I needed more room in the engine bay so I ended up reworking the boost pipe from the...
Forum: The Garage 08-25-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 553
Views: 59,679
Posted By rkde
So here we go, Old roof off again ...

So here we go,

Old roof off again
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-xvtNfobVeCQ/U_o4_zZgS7I/AAAAAAAAGUw/3B0b6Zt5Trc/s720/20140823_111213.jpg

Oh God we are back here again......
Forum: The Garage 08-07-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 59,679
Posted By rkde
Sooner than I had expected the all aluminium roof...

Sooner than I had expected the all aluminium roof has been made, I collected the car today and I am so very happy with it. I have the panel bond ready then it will need to coats of primer to seal it...
Forum: The Garage 05-24-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 59,679
Posted By rkde
Cheers, as usual I am making everything myself if...

Cheers, as usual I am making everything myself if I can. I wish now I had painted the car myself I just didn't have the space

Looking forward to fitting it all up
Forum: The Garage 05-24-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 59,679
Posted By rkde
I should have done this ages ago but yesterday I...

I should have done this ages ago but yesterday I decided to make my radiator this week and intercooler next week. First thing I had to do is select the size I need, I do not have much room at the...
Forum: The Garage 05-19-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 553
Views: 59,679
Posted By rkde
Over this weekend I wanted to get the induction...

Over this weekend I wanted to get the induction kit sorted, something that I have been thinking about for quite a while. The plan was to make a section of aluminium and close off the bonnet and scoop...
Forum: The Garage 05-04-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 59,679
Posted By rkde
Its been a good day with quite a lot achieved,...

Its been a good day with quite a lot achieved, I'd like to thank Mike for his help today;

Fuel filter fitted, Dip stick tube made and fitted, abs sensors fitted, heat shields;

Managed to...
Forum: The Garage 04-18-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 59,679
Posted By rkde
So the finial answer to the standard question...

So the finial answer to the standard question "what are you going to do about the glass?"

I have been working hard on lots of little parts on the car and I have installed all the other windows now...
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