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    The pictures don't portray any problems with the...

    The pictures don't portray any problems with the paint. Looking forward to seeing how you construct the buck since I need to create one too.
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    That's the plan once the part is pulled. I was...

    That's the plan once the part is pulled. I was thinking some oval vents front and back of the lid to help with fresh airflow. Otherwise it's just sucking in HOT air.
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    I'm kinda starting to see what you guys mean by...

    I'm kinda starting to see what you guys mean by the top being too flat. I'm open to suggestions for a Mk II option.

    I got another layer of fiberglass down on Friday night. Didn't get much done on...
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    Looking good Brett.

    Looking good Brett.
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    I also agree. Respectful discussion is healthy in...

    I also agree. Respectful discussion is healthy in any setting.

    Regarding keeping the insides of the windows clean, that did cross my mind and is one of the reasons I've opted to not bond the...
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    Thanks for the input gang. I was trying to keep...

    Thanks for the input gang. I was trying to keep the engine cover "similar" to the stock cover, but not so much of a brick shape and little more streamlined and low profile. Perhaps the pictures...
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    Thanks. I'd settle for an aesthetically pleasing...

    Thanks. I'd settle for an aesthetically pleasing and functional hinge. Hidden or otherwise. I'd prefer not to use the piano hinge it came with.
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    I have a few things to share today after a busy...

    I have a few things to share today after a busy weekend and a busy week of ordering supplies.

    First up, I ordered from McMaster-Carr a foam rubber seal for the side windows at 3/4" wide and 17/32"...
  9. Thread: Hood/Bonnet Hinge

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    BMW hinges?

    BMW hinges?
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    Looks great Brett!

    Looks great Brett!
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    Hey Brett, sorry I would have commented, but I...

    Hey Brett, sorry I would have commented, but I figured you were getting tired of people telling you how good your designs are! It is looking amazing. Glad to have you posting your progress again. It...
  12. Thread: Peter's Eagle SS

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    Looks good, Peter.

    Looks good, Peter.
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    I haven't decided just yet if i'm going to bond...

    I haven't decided just yet if i'm going to bond or use seals. I left the flanges 1/2" to 3/4" so I have some options to play with. I'm wondering if I have enough material thickness for using seals...
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    I think I finally have the inner and outer...

    I think I finally have the inner and outer tunnels finished. I need to find a local place to cut glass for me though. I checked California vehicle code and you have to have "safety glazing" in all...
  15. Thread: Tail Lights

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    Hi Brett, I'd been thinking the same thing too! I...

    Hi Brett, I'd been thinking the same thing too! I hadn't gone as far as looking at current model cars, mostly I noticed this on older Honda's that have the tail light split between body and trunk...
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    I've been working on the outside tunnel and the...

    I've been working on the outside tunnel and the engine cover the last week.

    First night of lay-up. 1 layer of 2" wide cloth and another 2-3 layers of 1.5 oz chopmat. ...
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    Hi Brett, Since the bodies are notoriously not...

    Hi Brett,

    Since the bodies are notoriously not symmetrical, how do you plan your layouts for something like this?
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    I had a feeling it was some sort of drywall...

    I had a feeling it was some sort of drywall edging, just wasn't sure WHAT exactly. Nice.
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    Any plans to link the the sites, put the forum on...

    Any plans to link the the sites, put the forum on the "store front" site?
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    Thanks! I try to be clever... "try" LOL I...

    Thanks! I try to be clever... "try" LOL

    I might just go with the original tunnel attachment idea and screw it to the body so I can remove it if I need to get to the fuel cell for any reason. I'll...
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    Thanks Steve. I'm not sure I can use anything...

    Thanks Steve. I'm not sure I can use anything that is DOT approved safety glass, but I do like the tint suggestion. California is notorious for the 4x4's and idiots who put brighter bulbs in their...
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    First half of the new rear window is done,...

    First half of the new rear window is done, textured and painted flat black.

    http://i.imgur.com/3brlFIz.jpg

    http://i.imgur.com/aTxtiYw.jpg


    I started making the buck for the exterior window...
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    Hi Steve, I'm sure those will both be a...

    Hi Steve,

    I'm sure those will both be a benefit, but I did it primarily because my tunnel is cracked & broken and this was cheaper than buying, or trying to find and buy, a new tunnel. I'll have...
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    Thankfully with a little prying and liberal use...

    Thankfully with a little prying and liberal use of a rubber mallet, the part popped off last night and mostly fit right in.

    http://i.imgur.com/yLAuonk.jpg



    A little trimming and sanding of...
  25. Thread: Stoneleigh 2019!

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    That front suspension is GORGEOUS! So jealous!

    That front suspension is GORGEOUS! So jealous!
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