Ben's SS1 - SSF novice sprint car

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Post by Benc » Mon Jan 29, 2018 10:47 am

Hi Dave thanks for replying all valid points I could also see that both door frames quarter lights are in different positions relative to screen/ each other so some adjustment shim could be needed.

I'd be happy if could get equal gaps on the window as drivers is touching without any seals.

More garage time :D



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Post by Benc » Sat Feb 03, 2018 5:21 pm

Decided to get on with preparing the hardtop for painting first check the rear window fits
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It does 😀
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Then sanding for primer
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Can't decide on Matt / gloss black or gold



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Post by BigBobPilot » Sat Feb 03, 2018 6:58 pm

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SS1 CA18DET race car in build, see: "551 a race oddity" in Project Progress
SSSC Champion 2009, driving "Big Bob"
CSCC "Swinging 60s" race series winners in 2011, 2014 & 2015 (Group 2) sharing a Marcos with Iain Daniels

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Post by Benc » Sat Feb 03, 2018 7:54 pm

As car has a Matt black bonnet
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think will do HT in black similar. Think Steve C painted the bonnet in stone chip black, might do HT solid black then if get good results do bonnet to match😀
Cheers for the pics Ben👍



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Post by Corky » Sat Feb 03, 2018 8:28 pm

The paint was so rough on the bonnet vents, stone chip seemed like the way to go :lol: And black does sit very well against gold.

Other option was use the gold bonnet, but that had more blisters than a roll of bubble wrap.


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