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Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion Formosa 120 GR and related builds

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Old 9th September 2017, 12:38
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Another great finish, if you want your car to have a high resale value then you need to spend big on the paint.

It would be nice to get a ball park estimate for having a GR120 and a 250 swb painted by Jeff.
It will give prospective builders an idea on what to expect for a top finish.
I was thinking the same, earlier today.
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Old 9th September 2017, 13:39
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Jeff - Great work as usual, the car/paint looks amazing.

Cheers, Paul.
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Old 9th September 2017, 17:05
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I'M VERY HAPPY WITH THE WAY SHE LOOKS ...Jeff hasn't even flatted back and polished her yet ...so she's going to look amazing ...









Mixed emotions about getting her back and fitting her up .... excited and nervous ...
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Old 9th September 2017, 17:13
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Amazing is understated
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Old 9th September 2017, 18:32
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That should bring a few orders in when it's finished.
Looks stunning.
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Old 9th September 2017, 18:45
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I was thinking the same, earlier today.
Laying down Paint is one thing .....but good prep to have a good base is another ...but you must be budgeting 3.5-5-5k for a top up job surely?
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Old 9th September 2017, 19:03
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Amazing is understated
Let's hope so ...

Both the obvious magazines are waiting for me to get her fitted up ...I can finally do a web page when shes looking finished too ...so starting to see a light at the end of the tunnel .....
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Old 10th September 2017, 08:10
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Let's hope so ...

Both the obvious magazines are waiting for me to get her fitted up ...I can finally do a web page when shes looking finished too ...so starting to see a light at the end of the tunnel .....
This should start the orders coming in for you 👍
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Old 10th September 2017, 13:54
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Hi All, I am so pleased with every aspect of this car which has now culminated in the outstanding paintwork by Jeff.Seems hard to think that Gary and I had our first discussions about a build way back in January when it was only a concept, its been great seeing the project move forward week by week, plenty of first build ironing out issues to overcome which Gary has always discussed with me and he has managed to skillfully overcome.Some posts have mentioned costs involved and to be honest I had set myself an original budget which soon doubled and now trebled, this is in no way down to STS, Gary or Jeff but I am a bit of a perfectionist and wanted this car to be as good as it possibly could be so its inevitable that the costs would increase (the biggest cost was getting the wife a new kitchen as this was the deal with me having a new car ) Looking at the build quality from Gary and Jeffs paint work I know I will soon have an outstanding car which hopefully will create great interest and generate many orders for Gary. The finish line is now getting close and cant wait to be driving it.

Cheers Graham
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Old 10th September 2017, 14:40
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Hey Graham,

You forgot to mention the cost of getting a new garage built for the car, a must have now.

I hope to have the car back to Gary by next Thurs, Friday at the latest and will look forward to the magazine features.
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New kitchen = new car.....seems a fair deal ....happy wife happy life ��
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Old 10th September 2017, 15:54
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[QUOTE=Jeff H;90532]Hey Graham,

You forgot to mention the cost of getting a new garage built for the car, a must have now.

Good point Jeff, had one built a couple of months ago, all fitted out ( wasn`t just the wife that had kitchen units just mine were a lot cheaper)

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Old 10th September 2017, 19:33
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What sort of flooring does that have ?
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What sort of flooring does that have ?
Its a 3 stage process, first stage is a 3mm polymer resin coating left for a day to dry then another 3mm Polymer layer left again for a day then finished off with a 3mm comfort layer which is basically a soft layer so when kneeling on it its quite soft, its a bit like a memory foam mattress but harder. When the wheels of a car are on it leaves an indent then when you move the car it raises back up level again
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Its a 3 stage process, first stage is a 3mm polymer resin coating left for a day to dry then another 3mm Polymer layer left again for a day then finished off with a 3mm comfort layer which is basically a soft layer so when kneeling on it its quite soft, its a bit like a memory foam mattress but harder. When the wheels of a car are on it leaves an indent then when you move the car it raises back up level again
That's sounds great
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Old 15th September 2017, 18:18
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My part is done now,

Gary has the task of assembling the car ready for the photo shoot, I think the car is going to look really good once it has all the parts put back on.

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Old 15th September 2017, 19:43
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Very nice indeed.
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Old 15th September 2017, 21:03
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Looks superb!!
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Old 16th September 2017, 22:58
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Nice!
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Old 17th September 2017, 01:02
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Stunning!
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