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Old 10-08-2012, 08:13 PM   #501
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That looks absolutely amazing.
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Perfection, no one will ever be able to build a better looking fastback.
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Old 10-13-2012, 05:45 AM   #503
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Almost finished a carbon fibre fastback for my car. Weighs 7.7lbs.

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Perfection, no one will ever be able to build a better looking fastback.
Depending on preferences the post above might do it

Unreal pace and craftsmanship
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Good job Lightyear, if it was a NA I would say send me one right now

What stuff do you use to coat the part on the (Positive) to make the Jelcoat so smooth on the (Negitive)
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Old 10-13-2012, 02:38 PM   #506
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NA/NB hardtops are usually cross compatible; I also believe thats on an NA miata. I want but cant haz kuz no monies to send all ***** philly.
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Best. Looking. Fastback. Ever.
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Old 10-13-2012, 11:37 PM   #508
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Damn man....U do amazing work.....U really need to look into being a vendor...From one stay at home dad to another
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So are you going to be doing the integrated trunk with some sort of spoiler still?
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Old 10-14-2012, 11:23 AM   #510
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Oh Gawd. Moar pics plz. I'm not too familiar with handling CF so I'm amazed at how light it is. I saw a Motortrend or C&D article about the Aventador and how the prototype was 300 lbs lighter than the production model. They hypothesized that it was due to the prototype having a hand-laid carbon monocoque where as the production models were machine injected carbon. Is this how your fastback is so light?
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Actually, that fastback is done by hand. I didn't infuse it. If I infused it, it would be lighter again. About 5lbs. I have a boot with an NA g.v lip spoiler that I had to cut to fit the NB boot. I plan on using that, or making my own - longer and lower.
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Old 10-19-2012, 05:29 AM   #512
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I just finished the new package on my red car. The rear wing is now 2 element (dont think it needs triple element for phillip island). I have a new front splitter/undertray, new side skirts, and a new carbon fibre fastback. I am hoping to get into the 1:53's at the island. The only other mods i want to do is remove the restrictive muffler, and put a stright thru one on. And an enclosed pod filter, instead of the factory airbox.



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Haaa i like the tires
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Do you have any details on how you did the Gurney flap (lip) on the front heat extractor vent? I am looking at the doing the same thing and yours is the cleanest DIY I've seen.
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That looks gorgeous. When will you be going back to the track with it?
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Do you have any details on how you did the Gurney flap (lip) on the front heat extractor vent? I am looking at the doing the same thing and yours is the cleanest DIY I've seen.
Mine is not that good. I just bent it with a shifter.
I am going back on the 11th of nov, then I will be back on the 17th nov. Same track. The fast one. It is a really good track for aero testing. Should YouTube it one day. You are doing 160+km/h leaving the last corner, then go down a 1 km straight before you have to brake and turn into a 180+km/h turn 1. That is with no aero. YouTube Phillip island lightyear, I have a few videos.
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We did the on road wool tuft test. Here is the video. It shows good laminar attatched flow over the fastback. Speed was 50mph. Brendan got a bit carried away with the descrition. I might have to change the title, etc.

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Wow. Best aero video ever.
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I like that hood, any info on the design and pics
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We cut out a hole in the low air pressure zone. Cut the waste material up, and stuck it back in on an angle. That easy.
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