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Old 07-10-2012, 08:35 PM   #421
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So this is the mold, yes? I'd rock this with a couple bolts and coat of flat black. Nice job.

When are you going to start cranking these out?
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I did some checking, and the left rear corner was a bit lower, and where the fastback part meets the roof part had too sharp of a curve. So it has had a lot more filling and sanding. It is very close now. It should be ready for primer tonight.
My pants are shrinking in anticipation
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Primer coats are on. And uploaded another video.

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Are you making a mold and then a carbon fiber roof out of it too?
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So now to the pertinant question:

Do you think this top will clear other roll bars (like the off the shelf most of us use)?
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did he even suggest he was going to sell it?
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I like that. But I doubt you would be interested in making them for others
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I will be making them, just not for a few months.

And the material is 3mm i think.
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did he even suggest he was going to sell it?
There.
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Are you making a mold and then a carbon fiber roof out of it too?
Yes...
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well i hope you outsell Warhorse and his disgusting rhinoback. youl certainly come to market before he does.
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There.
Martin...Martin...Martin...
Stop even thinking about getting body work parts and get back to making your car run lol.
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So now to the pertinant question:

Do you think this top will clear other roll bars (like the off the shelf most of us use)?
Well it is the same height as oem, plus it has a bit more room underneath. Due to no bulky frame above the roll bar. So if you can fit your hardtop over your roll bar now it won't be an issue.
I will be selling them, but it will still be a few months away. And once I have sold a few locally, and sorted out any issues, and if there is enough interest, I will look into exporting them.
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Just an observation, why no rounded corners at the bottom of the rear window? The whole top has smooth flowing curves and the only sharp corners are on the bottom of the rear window.How are the rear side windows sealed onto the body? Rain rail?
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No rounded corners, because looks crap. And more important, the bottom of the back window is the finished edge of the main part of the fastback. Then there will be the trunk line continuing from that. You will see when it's done if that doesn't make sense.
And the side windows will have a flange along the bottom edge that will stick out in line with the black oem finishing strip on the body. Then stick on seal will sit between the fastback flange and the black strip.
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Just read the entire thread from start to finish... incredible stuff, man. Not often you see someone "just" make a roll-bar (among everything else, of course) because the ones off the shelf are too heavy.

Seriously, though. Crazy awesome stuff.
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nice rendering :

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thumbs down on no miataturbo.net link.
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Damn. Yall beat me.

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FB #1 link eh? Ghay
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