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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 13th June 2019, 22:31
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Posted By jmc14
I've finished the car to the point that it's...

I've finished the car to the point that it's drivable. I'm going to drive it this year in the white gel coat. Over the winter I'll finish the body work, paint, and install a better interior.
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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 6th January 2019, 13:53
Replies: 41
Views: 10,298
Posted By jmc14
The seating position is pretty laid back. That's...

The seating position is pretty laid back. That's what i like. It keeps me low and puts my legs at an angle that's very comfortable. Of course, the seat angle can be changed to preference.

I...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 6th January 2019, 02:12
Replies: 41
Views: 10,298
Posted By jmc14
I've been working slowly on getting things done. ...

I've been working slowly on getting things done.
I've built a second frame. Before completing the welding I've test fit components to make sure everything is right. I should be able to take the...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 5th December 2018, 02:18
Replies: 41
Views: 10,298
Posted By jmc14
Thank you for your comments. This is a...

Thank you for your comments.

This is a hobby for me. I'm 62 and have had serious health issues including heart attacks with a low survival rate. I'm fortunate that I've invented a few things...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 2nd December 2018, 00:14
Replies: 41
Views: 10,298
Posted By jmc14
Today was a big day! I started this build 2...

Today was a big day! I started this build 2 years ago. Today I picked up 2 bodies and my plug/frame. My son is coming home from college next Saturday for Christmas break. During that time he and I...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 27th November 2018, 20:01
Replies: 41
Views: 10,298
Posted By jmc14
Here is a couple of photo shop pictures showing...

Here is a couple of photo shop pictures showing the car in Red during the mock up stage.

Today is a BIG day. The molds are complete. I have 2 noses. The first body tub came out of the mold...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 16th August 2018, 01:12
Replies: 41
Views: 10,298
Posted By jmc14
I have successfully delivered the body to the...

I have successfully delivered the body to the fiberglass company that I'm using. I have a couple of people that want a body too. So, I'm having 4 bodies made to begin with.

The fiberglass...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 4th August 2018, 12:03
Replies: 41
Views: 10,298
Posted By jmc14
I purchased a shell from a fiberglass guy that...

I purchased a shell from a fiberglass guy that goes by the name of Mr Bruce. He's outside of Pittsburgh, PA, USA. He made his coupe body longer and much wider. It was a good starting point. But,...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 2nd August 2018, 15:59
Replies: 41
Views: 10,298
Posted By jmc14
My friend an I just finished the body work and...

My friend an I just finished the body work and final prep. The body is ready to pull molds from.

I left the gap between the tub and hood extra wide to do the body work. It will be closed up for...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 16th February 2018, 13:39
Replies: 41
Views: 10,298
Posted By jmc14
I finished the mods and refining the body. It's...

I finished the mods and refining the body. It's in the process of final prep for molds to be pulled. I'm having a professional fiberglass company make my molds and the body for me. My process has...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 13th January 2018, 15:53
Replies: 41
Views: 10,298
Posted By jmc14
I stupidly announced that I was done with the...

I stupidly announced that I was done with the body work. After I took a closer look there were several areas that needed additional work to get the look as I wanted. I'm not in great health so I'm...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 22nd November 2017, 01:40
Replies: 41
Views: 10,298
Posted By jmc14
My windshield base still needs work. But, I like...

My windshield base still needs work. But, I like the MGB windshield. I think it fits the style of my car.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 22nd November 2017, 00:44
Replies: 41
Views: 10,298
Posted By jmc14
Mgb

Mgb
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 22nd November 2017, 00:15
Replies: 41
Views: 10,298
Posted By jmc14
Thank you. Today I moved the car outside for...

Thank you.
Today I moved the car outside for the final mock up. I added a 4 inch piece of PVC pipe to simulate the side exhaust and ended up placing a spoiler on the rear deck. I like the spoiler....
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 21st November 2017, 03:38
Replies: 41
Views: 10,298
Posted By jmc14
Cheetah inspired build

I love the swoopy looks and short overhangs of the Cheetah race car. Those were coupes. I like roadsters so I tried to imagine if the Cheetah had continued and a more comfortable, street roadster...
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