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Old 03-01-2011, 10:12 AM   #101
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i recognize that front!

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Old 03-01-2011, 11:44 AM   #102
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Im thinking you should make the front fenders all part of the one piece you got going on there to make it even lighter
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Yea the way you have it laid out why not just make it a one piece front end. You could save a lot of weight by completely removing the headlights and front fenders. Being that you are trying to save as much weight as possible.
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Old 03-01-2011, 05:11 PM   #104
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Don't they already sell this body style?
I don't think so, if you see a pic post it up i would love to see it.
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Old 03-01-2011, 05:17 PM   #105
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Im thinking you should make the front fenders all part of the one piece you got going on there to make it even lighter
I was thinking of making it one piece, but you still need to have a removable bumper to get it on and off the trailer, etc.

So now i am doing this. -
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Old 03-01-2011, 05:24 PM   #106
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That would be ideal right there. Incorporate the hood and fenders and make the bumper detachable.
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That would be perfect. I forgot about the whole trailer thing I drive my car everywhere because it is not a track car so I do not have this problem.
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gelcoat is on the hood and fenders.

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Old 03-02-2011, 12:50 AM   #109
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So you ARE doing that part one piece after all! ****!
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I wish I knew what any of that stuff was. That is awesome.
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I just found this thread! Full of win just what I needed to turn my day around. Subscribed!
Awesome work A+ for you sir
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Old 03-02-2011, 10:12 PM   #112
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The front mould is done, just need to stick some timber on it so it sits level when it's on the bench - and trim it.



I got 1 coat of green on the rears and ran out, so the second layer is red. Almost dried enough to keep going.

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Absofreakinlutely awesome
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Old 03-04-2011, 05:35 AM   #114
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Front mould is off. A bit of plaster came with it from around the headlights, i have already fixed it.

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Old 03-04-2011, 07:52 AM   #115
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sweet gobbling dark meat..
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looking good keep it coming.
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Old 03-04-2011, 11:29 AM   #117
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someone didn't use enough PVA mold release. I have been down that road.
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Old 03-04-2011, 05:05 PM   #118
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There was enough p.v.a. But i didn't wax it enough. I pulled the plaster off the mould and the p.va peels off after it. The plaster was applied to the cars bodywork without sanding the paint or anything, so it's not really stuck to the car very well.
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Old 03-04-2011, 05:09 PM   #119
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I cant wait to see this layed out in carbon fiber.
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Old 03-05-2011, 02:33 AM   #120
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Front is fixed and in gelcoat.


The hood and fender mould is cleaned up and trimmed.





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