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Pandora 29th August 2014 20:09

box?

Paul L 29th August 2014 20:23

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pandora's_box

:icon_wink:

Anyway, back on topic...

Really looking forward to seeing the car in paint now. :cool:

Pandora 29th August 2014 20:28

Ah, yes, I forget about the 'Pandora' thing.

Oddly, Pandora's box was actually a Hewland Mk5.

Who knew! LOL

Plastic Porsche 29th August 2014 22:07

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Great Car, Chris and Dan, cant believe the progress from tuesday, grill and lights look superb, good luck with the show,

Car photographer 30th August 2014 13:12

A link to a quick shot from donnington show - looking great in one colour !!! cant wait to see it properly finished
https://twitter.com/paulwardphoto/st...88788430229506

https://twitter.com/paulwardphoto/st...88788430229506

Car photographer 30th August 2014 13:15

Another angle https://twitter.com/paulwardphoto/st...90005336244224

Car photographer 30th August 2014 15:57

And a quick edit to see what it would look like painted https://twitter.com/paulwardphoto/st...29952806084608

Mister Towed 30th August 2014 15:59

Next project now decided upon, it's just a question of convincing SWMBO we need a SWB (she's kind of agreed that I can build one in two years time, she just doesn't know it yet...) -

http://i1186.photobucket.com/albums/...ps92c58761.jpg

http://i1186.photobucket.com/albums/...psce18b50d.jpg

http://i1186.photobucket.com/albums/...ps21c2aed5.jpg

The car looks great from any angle - in the last shot above a potential customer asked what it would look like lowered at the front, so Chris dropped it two inches using just the power of his fingertips.

It was nice to meet Chris and Dan (and IanA), and well done for getting it ready for the show.

DerbyDreamer 31st August 2014 21:37

Very glad to see the stand was so busy today & thanks to Dan for showing me round. My 15 year old son has already started dropping hints about first cars....well, there are a few smaller engined Z3's around!

y cymro 31st August 2014 23:32

It was worth the 400 mile round trip to see the SWB.
The car looks great and Chris and Dan were very busy on Sunday

http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s...3E7821C0E3.jpg

http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s...A1F899EFA4.jpg

Looks good from all angles

http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s...5A9642447D.jpg


A caption competition of Chris and Geoff in discussion.


http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s...3ABC6CCF68.jpg

Paul L 1st September 2014 07:46

Chris & Dan - Many congratulations on getting the car looking so good for the show. :cool:

Hope you get the chance for a short break before the orders start flooding in.

Good luck, Paul. :)

garrett 1st September 2014 12:59

That looks amazing!

Mister Towed 1st September 2014 16:58

Quote:

Originally Posted by y cymro (Post 59125)


A caption competition of Chris and Geoff in discussion.


http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s...3ABC6CCF68.jpg

You talkin' to me? You talkin' to me? You talkin' to me? Then who the hell else are you talking... you talking to me? Well I'm the only one here. Who the f%ck do you think you're talking to? Oh yeah? OK.

WorldClassAccident 1st September 2014 17:10

Caption : just explain one more time about how the door opens and closes...

casamolino 1st September 2014 18:08

Geoff , Chris i am sure i said a convertible!
Chris , i`ll get my jig saw .

zagmad 1st September 2014 18:28

Chris: er... I appear to have my finger stuck . Could you help .
Geoff: I've farted if i wave my hands around it should disperse the smell. I'll leave that one with you Chris.

Ollie 1st September 2014 20:35

Geoff:" ...and his beard was this long you say....?"
Chris:"..yeah, and he got it stuck in the window runner right here..."

garyh 1st September 2014 21:16

Chris: This is the best way to feel if the panels flat...
Geoff: Put it away, Chris...

Tribute Automotive 2nd September 2014 20:56

Ha ha :icon_razz: My double chin and bold patch are no laughing matter!:pound:

Got the exhaust storted this afternoon. Only 3 days too late!

http://i1046.photobucket.com/albums/...psed9d2627.jpg

Plastic Porsche 2nd September 2014 21:10

I could have sworn that was T 173 BPR in the last photo, great looking car, now with great sound:third:


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