Next is the new upper door cap. This hides the window when its in the down position. I hate the glass sticking out when its down. This piece give a little curve upward to the B pillar and then even with the window and then down and in at the rear frame. The "Hips" and Rear Fenders will attach to this later and mounts will be made to secure this to the frame.
Glassed to the door and then to the rear window frames going back. After I get much of this on and straight i'll cut the door opening straight down and things will line up nice
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Yeah, I hadn't looked in for a while, and BOOM the car is blown up... I thought I had issues with "mission creep", should this build be renamed Off the rails??? Stay tuned folks, a good thread just got great.
Hello all, and thanks for all the nice feedbacks ! Ive been kicking ass on this thing thru the winter and really trying to bring it road worthy soon.....kinda just like last year at this same time !!! Lots of changes , re changes, going backwords and now finally moving forward with a plan that works. It really isn't easy building something from pretty much scratch, and making it pleasing to the eye. My formula is off a Koenig 512 TR. As you've seen, the wheelbase has been stretched 7.25". For now as I keep moving onto this project I will start where I left off in November and try to bring this up to the present as quick as possible as there are ALOT of pics left to post.
Ok... when you do a archie widebody kit your supposed to glass the inside of the door to make it more rigid. I did this with 2 layers of matt. Now things are about to change. I ground down all that glass and alittle into the plastic of the door and weighing it down I made it flat instead of curved and reglassed it solid
Bob.... that's a REAL nice kit. I have pics of that kit on my computer and have referenced a build on mad mechanics. Super nice. Probably would've saved me a bunch of time for sure but I thought that kit was not in production anymore ?? Im alittle to far into this as you will see to get a kit but it is nice