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JOHN-GT40
#41 Posted : 29 March 2021 17:48:36

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IMAGES OF ROLL BAR ALL FINISHED AND INSTALLED
AWAITING FOR DECALS TO BE INSTALLED
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#42 Posted : 29 March 2021 18:37:35

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Hello John.
Looking really good although for me personally, too many decals all over the interior.
However, it does add colour and give different things to look at so keep it all going.
One day, I'll catch up with my build.BigGrin
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#43 Posted : 29 March 2021 20:29:35

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Nice work on that interior John, looking good. Keep up the good work. Cool ThumpUp

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#44 Posted : 29 March 2021 22:50:34

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Roll bar came out really nice! Much better than the stock part
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#45 Posted : 29 March 2021 23:13:53

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That is looking very nice.Drool Drool

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#46 Posted : 30 March 2021 17:05:41

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DECAL ARTWORK ALL DONE FOR THE ROLLBAR
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#47 Posted : 30 March 2021 17:08:47

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MANY THANKS FOR ALL YOUR KIND COMMENTS
IMAGES OF ROLLBAR DECALS NOW HAVE BEEN INSTALLED
IMAGES OF DASHBOARD VENT HAS BEEN INSTALLED AND PAINTED IN HUMBROL SATIN BLACK
THANKS
JOHN
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#48 Posted : 07 April 2021 18:00:06

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PACK 10 IMAGES IMAGES WILL BE POSTED SOON
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JOHN
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#49 Posted : 07 April 2021 18:17:32

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All looking good John.
Just wondering though - is the dash vent too close to the front edge of the dash?
Google images make it look much nearer the screen.
Could well be I'm wrong though as there were lots of variants in these cars.
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#50 Posted : 07 April 2021 22:10:28

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you may well be 100% correct roy matt black but this was the only flat area that the dashboard vent could be mounted evenly all round without any surfaces or edges being uneven or lifting
It required 2 part liquid adhesive + rapid set chemical based hardener to get it to bond to milled out area that was done by a dremell
Acid etched primer was applied so it could accept enamel paint
Then painted in humbrol satin black enamel
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#51 Posted : 15 April 2021 14:53:11

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BRAKE COOLING TUBE FITTED USING 9mm INTERNAL DIAMETER UN-SPLIT BLACK FLEXIBLE CONDUIT
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#52 Posted : 15 April 2021 16:37:43

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Looking good John! Where did you get the dash vent from if you don't mind me asking?

I'm also intrigued to see if your steering still works well if the conduit you have used will be flexible enough or not. I've bought some jumbo straws to replace mine following on from mr_frogs idea he posted the other day.ive also got some metal caps coming for parts in the engine bay.
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#53 Posted : 16 April 2021 11:07:23

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I’m absolutely loving this build John, can you please tell me how you printed your stickers. What you used, how you designed etc. Whenever you look a car build diary you always see little personal touches and modifications going on. Fantastic stuff, keep up the good work Drool
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#54 Posted : 16 April 2021 15:19:09

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Hi John I have to say that brake ducting is excellent
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#55 Posted : 16 April 2021 15:46:08

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Brake cooling conduit was purchased of eBay
I ordered a 1 meter length of 9mm internal diameter of non split black flexible conduit
NOTE IT MUST BE NON SPLIT
cost is no more than £3:00
hope this helps you all out
Fits like a glove and is as flexible as a elastic band
Thanks
John
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#56 Posted : 16 April 2021 16:06:15

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NOW AWAITING ON PACK 10 AND FURTHER UPDATES WILL POSTED SOON
I employed 3 translators to address the problems I was experiencing they were a German, Italian and Chinese translators
German translator to sort out transaction issues
Italian translator to sort out shipping issues
Chinese translator to sort out manufacturing issues
To address all the matters I have been experiencing
Outcome is matter has now been addressed and further updates will posted soon
I would Just like to thank all personel on this forum that assisted on this matter and issues I had experienced but came up with nothing , due to severe lack of co-operation and language barrier issues
But on a professional level many thanks for every bit of effort every individual made on behalf to address my issues and experiences with model space uk c/o DEAGOSTINI
As this is all very sincerely appreciated
Further updates will posted soon
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#57 Posted : 30 April 2021 18:18:34

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INTERIOR TUB ALL DONE AND COMPLETED AND ALL UNDERSIDE BRACES HAVE BEEN SECURED AND FITTED IN PLACE AND IS NOW WEIGHING IN AT 502 GRAMS
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#58 Posted : 30 April 2021 18:21:40

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CHASSIS TOP SURFACE PAINTED IN TAMIYA XF-16 FLAT ALUMINUM THE CENTRE AND REAR ARE AWAITING ON A 2ND COAT OF TAMIYA XF-16 FLAT ALUMINUM TO GIVE THE SAME HIGH QUALITY FINISH
CHASSIS BOTTOM SURFACE PAINTED IN TAMIYA FLAT BLACK TO COVER SCRATCHES AND TO GIVE A MORE AND BETTER QUALITY FINISH ALL OVER
FURTHER DETAILS & UPDATES WILL BE POSTED SOON
THANKS
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#59 Posted : 30 April 2021 20:04:24

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Hi John,
Have you altered the picture size to 600x480 pixels, as anything bigger than that won’t load?
Regards
Glenn
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#60 Posted : 01 May 2021 14:31:18

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3 x LR44 Duracell button batteries have now been fitted
Power switch turned on
Gas pedal pressed down in full
To check for engine noise sound out of green speaker
All working brilliantly ok
Further updates will be posted soon
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