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Old 29th April 2019, 19:28
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Box of Frogs mad. I love it. Wish I had a trailer so I could transport it for you as it'd really turn some heads.
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Old 29th April 2019, 20:01
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Cheers Mr T, it is a bit mad!!
Although I think it would just blend in with all the other cars there ��
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Old 29th April 2019, 20:17
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Wait until next year and take it finished in some lurid metalflake finish!

How does it get through the MOT with no wipers or is it just a case of removing the bubble?

Loving the build
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Old 29th April 2019, 20:25
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I'll be able to drive with the dome raised.
So similar to a Lotus 7, where you can see over the screen, I can see under the screen, hence no need for wipers.

Truth is, I think anything over about 10mph the dome will lose the rain water, fairly easily.

Glad you like it, a 'marmite' car that's for sure!
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Old 10th May 2019, 20:15
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I got the standard VW front wheels narrowed (anti-banded) to 3" wide.
Shot some black on them this afternoon.
With a chrome dome hub cap they should look ok.

Spun ally Moon Discs for the rear.

Sounds weird, but sanded the 'lettering' off the tyres and will add the cars name 'Agent Thor' in true 60's style to the walls.

At the stage now where I need to make the V5C changes!!




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Old 10th May 2019, 20:21
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Before, during & after.


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Old 10th May 2019, 20:36
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Brilliantly absurd. Well done, and it was nice to meet you at Stoneleigh.
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Old 10th May 2019, 20:42
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Quick mock-up of the rear LED light.
Cosmic Ray vents.




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Old 10th May 2019, 20:45
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Brilliantly absurd. Well done, and it was nice to meet you at Stoneleigh.
Hey Barber, was great to meet up with you too.
It is a little 'absurd' this one, not a 'normal' kit car build, that's for sure!
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Old 10th May 2019, 21:01
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Chrome torsion arms, spindles & backplates back on.

Cutdown some old headlight bowls to make a f'glass pulley cover.









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Old 11th May 2019, 11:20
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Looking really good. I love the skinny front tyres!
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Old 20th May 2019, 21:13
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Cheers Dpaz, they are kinda weird looking, but work well with the torsion arm suspension.
Had a play with some flake, this is over a black base, might try silver.


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Old 21st May 2019, 06:48
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Loving this build. Mad is good.

Debanding steels I didn’t know that was a thing

Keep up the good work.

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Old 21st May 2019, 07:30
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Neither did I, maybe I've started something!?!
The VW bolt pattern is not that common, so wheel selection is difficult, so made sense to change what I had.
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Old 21st May 2019, 11:40
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I am getting there slowly!!
Purchased the car in March 2018, not too bad, considering had a month off in Australia and another month off for heart operation!

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Old 21st May 2019, 14:54
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LOVE this build, thanks for sharing!
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Old 21st May 2019, 17:15
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Thanks for the update seen you have posted on some other forums too .. I think every one appreciates it’s different and out there ...
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Old 21st May 2019, 20:24
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Cheers Redrat, it is a bit 'out there' and to be honest, I'm surprised at the reception.
Thought there would be some negativity, because it is so different.
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Old 29th May 2019, 19:24
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Been busy here in Weston-Super-Mud, got the V5 back, its now Agent Thor and slapped some paint on.



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Old 29th May 2019, 19:58
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Terrific!
Flake job looks great.
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