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Old 01-03-2015, 07:00 PM
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Awesome progress continues! Great to see more of the build come together.
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Old 01-03-2015, 09:49 PM
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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

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Old 01-04-2015, 05:51 AM
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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 movement out and that is probably why they have been trouble free for me.
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Old 01-04-2015, 08:55 PM
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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.

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Wish I had installed the boot panel before this photo but the rear is very close to being completed. Hoping that this week the material will arrive for the headlining and the pillars

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I am pleased with the turn out of the interior and I am realising that I will soon have nothing left to do on the inside which will only leave a few parts remaining on the engine and to bond the windscreen in.
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Old 01-04-2015, 09:43 PM
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This is so exciting to see it so close. Beautiful job. The craftsmanship is really astonishing.
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Old 01-05-2015, 10:44 AM
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Salute yah, Rich!!!!
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Old 01-06-2015, 03:15 AM
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Nice looking cage
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Old 01-10-2015, 06:49 PM
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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 great job.

Decided that it was too dark in the car and I went and found a roof light, painted it and the clock then cut the lining to install the light. Clock clipped in as it should

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Alarm module went in too

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A pillars have turned out great, really pleased with them

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Just have to finish the edges at the rear but the glue has taken it's toll and I have had enough
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Old 01-10-2015, 07:33 PM
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That looks fantastic. Mind posting what glue you're using? I've been having trouble finding a strong enough glue that doesn't damage the fabric/vinyl.
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Old 01-11-2015, 09:07 AM
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This glue it a U1850 adhesive; http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1610506586...1.M1417.R1.TR2

I used to use evostick 528 and never had an issue with it, only problem was it had to be spread on rather than spray but worked well

The only other glue I have had lots of success with is 3M 90

I have used all the above in the past for trimming and non have ever let me down
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Old 01-11-2015, 12:24 PM
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Yes!!!! Looks epic
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Old 01-11-2015, 05:49 PM
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Hmm. Seems that the 3M is easier to get my hands on. I like sprayable. Easier to get that uniform coat.
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Old 01-14-2015, 09:54 PM
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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 ply wood

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I then used some aluminium brackets bent at 135 degrees to sort the front section and then some hinges in the middle, the sections were then trimmed in carpet

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The back was then trimmed in black ultra suede to cover the inside plywood. I then coloured the staples in after the photo

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I then installed the cover, was a pain to get it past the roll cage but after a few attempts I found how to install it but it was tight. Even the lid only opens till it hits the roll cage, not bother as I am not sure I will use the storage for much anyway

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Now I need to make a boot carpet as the one I have is a little tatty having spent loads of time in the garage and being 13 years old. Then time to finish the pillars and time for a big clean inside, drivers seat and steering wheel - probably loads more too
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Old 03-06-2015, 05:19 PM
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