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andysharrock 14th April 2020 09:12

found my mojo build 6.5
 
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found My mojo my last build had a trim and cut to remove any likeness to other vehicles and has been parked a while, I seem to have some time on my hands so the garage door is open again and I needed to get out the house . after watching the ford v f film it inspired me to get out the hack saw and cut away Attachment 6677.

watch this space ...remember big brother is always watching you and he is a spoilt tw__t this is my BMW HB kit :spy:

redratbike 14th April 2020 18:43

Ooh looking forward to what you have planned

andysharrock 15th April 2020 08:08

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complete makeover new front and back design that should give me a one off in the end not that it wasn't perfect to start with. new back end in the making luckily I had some chunky plastic to make a template
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from the first pic of the body cut this this one was a week of filling and sanding
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new boot lid in the making

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take my hat off to chris and dan getting a good finish that is also strong is harder than you think.
back end of the car now looks like this still work to do but getting there
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boot hinge has snapped so I now need to work on some hidden hinges I think rather than the old style chrome ones . now that's going to be a pain.:biggrin:

Paul L 15th April 2020 12:46

Nice job building a new back end from scratch. :cool:

Good luck, Paul. :)

andysharrock 15th April 2020 19:11

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cheers paul L......bit of pawn arrived this morning I always thought toe in or toe out was checking the bath water
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redratbike 16th April 2020 09:10

Bit of a cut down cobra Daytona look .. I like can’t wait to see what the fronts going to be like

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Fantastic

I’m surprised more people haven’t tried this

JG 16th April 2020 16:56

nice work, looking really good

andysharrock 16th April 2020 22:45

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on my 4th grill hoping this is a keeper this time
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also added side skirts

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wheels on order 10" rears so there could be some other body mods
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dropped an absolute bollock today today part way through using primmer run out and opened fiberglass topcoat and used it on the car if it drys I will get away with it . if not whole world of pain sorting it such is life
Zgt on order better get a move on lol:party:

andysharrock 19th April 2020 17:28

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Well I was right about needing to body mods for the new wheels I did not expect it to be a complete make over again. The measurements around the arch were how much I needed to bring it out. guessing front will be the same going from 7.5j to 9j ...can tell I watched blue peter as a kid nice bit of parcel tape used :icon_mrgreen:

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DaveP 20th April 2020 08:07

This is some build. Looks nothing like the original from moulds car and liking the changes. They are monster wheels and now has a booty to match.

Keep the updates coming Andy :)

andysharrock 20th April 2020 19:02

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bit more progress both rear arch extensions now made and boneded on I also filled them with fast expanding foam. More filling and sanding tomoz should also get on the front ones not 100% how to do them for looks but I will work it out always think better after a class of blonk

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should look puka when I fit the wider wheels looks a bit odd at the mo with a massive arch and smaller wheel.

andysharrock 21st April 2020 19:33

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whoop whoop what a difference a bit of prommer makes ,almost looks the same as before I started lol.
Bit of a bonus the front wheels will fit with no modifications to the arch with the 8.5j rim
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andysharrock 23rd April 2020 18:26

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got me some rubber on my new wheels wheel chuffed with the rear end stance it's going to look wicked painted up

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few more bits to change on the front running gear so while its off the ground I will lower the front coilover an inch or so to bring the gap down a touch

molleur 24th April 2020 00:19

I like it a lot!

Welshkiwi 24th April 2020 05:56

Very cool Andy, got a very nice stance that will work well with the shape.
Definitely a unique mash up of a few inspirations but you are putting it together well.....Awesome

Bellicose 24th April 2020 11:47

Awesome! Wish I worked as quick as you my car would have been done a year ago lol

Paul L 25th April 2020 07:09

Andy Amazing transformation so far. :cool:

It is clear that all your previous fibreglass projects really help speed up the build.

Good luck, Paul. :)

Munky 25th April 2020 14:46

Looking amazing Andy!

Question about your arch widening process.

You put the tape over the existing arch to get almost the shape you wanted, put cloth and resin over that. Then pulled the resin and cloth off, removed the tape and used expanding foam between the original arch and the new grp?

What did you do at the edges? How did you fix the new grp to the body? Overlap or used the adhesive power of the foam?

Thanks for any advice. I’m new to grp mods!

andysharrock 26th April 2020 17:33

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Originally Posted by Munky (Post 104027)
Looking amazing Andy!

Question about your arch widening process.

You put the tape over the existing arch to get almost the shape you wanted, put cloth and resin over that. Then pulled the resin and cloth off, removed the tape and used expanding foam between the original arch and the new grp?

What did you do at the edges? How did you fix the new grp to the body? Overlap or used the adhesive power of the foam?

Thanks for any advice. Im new to grp mods!

grind back the gel coat back to the fiberglass lined up the arch so your happy and fixed it with screws for a good fit. next take it off again mix up some resin and basically glue them together using a bit of matting to fill any gaps. put the screws back in till dry drill a few holes and fill with foam dont over fill it could move the arch. when it's all hard remove the screws sand it back and glass over the joint , away you go

andysharrock 26th April 2020 17:49

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wired my lights up and also fitted DRL but I am going to switch them so they can be turned off.
I have also wired up for the spotlights in the grill so ebay here I come again. my bank should be called paypal that all it says on the statement.
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with the hinge breaking on the boot lid I made some modifications to MX5 hinges and made some captive bolt plates for the back of the lid . works a treat just need to figure out the latch.
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