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Old 21st April 2017, 09:41 AM   #181
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Re: My Lotus build

This is quite the project and one I follow. This is going to be a spectacular car when completed. Very cool.
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Old 21st April 2017, 11:00 AM   #182
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No Ian I don't think they're needed on a street car. I don't think they were doing that much yet in about 1970. Trying to keep it pretty well in period 69-71.
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Old 21st April 2017, 11:03 AM   #183
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Thanks Jimmy a whole lot of elbow grease that's for sure LOL Now if I just get on with it & stop thinking of other things to do to it LOL
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Old 26th April 2017, 01:12 PM   #184
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Boy Ill tell ya. This building your own body. Is like the sign "You don't have to be crazy to work here. We'll train you" LOL Getting everything to line up & clearances. Just when you think you've got it you find low (or high) spots etc. Getting to the point I can take a mold is driving me crazy (that's not a drive. It's a short putt ) LOL
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Old 26th April 2017, 01:25 PM   #185
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Re: My Lotus build

Yep, lots of fine corrections Mike. Hang in there, it'll be worth it!
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Old 26th April 2017, 02:56 PM   #186
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I know if I don't make the corrections in the plug. I'll just have to do it later in the final piece. I just get antsy to get to the next step. That getting antsy conflicts with my basic perfectionism LOL
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Old 26th April 2017, 09:52 PM   #187
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"Do it right ONE TIME".
I do know the feeling though..
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