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Re: G28 - Simple Mans, Simple REDO of an G28 LP640
« Reply #330 on: January 22, 2018, 02:03:41 PM »
Good job as always man!
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Re: G28 - Simple Mans, Simple REDO of an G28 LP640
« Reply #329 on: January 21, 2018, 08:24:45 PM »
My buddy made me some aluminum rings after seeing my plastic ones   ::thumbup
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Re: G28 - Simple Mans, Simple REDO of an G28 LP640
« Reply #328 on: January 21, 2018, 08:18:14 PM »
The automotive stuff is a real  ::zzzzz  More enjoyment to be had working on the "kit" part of the build.....


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Re: G28 - Simple Mans, Simple REDO of an G28 LP640
« Reply #327 on: January 21, 2018, 08:14:35 PM »
just keep chipping away.....

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Re: G28 - Simple Mans, Simple REDO of an G28 LP640
« Reply #326 on: January 20, 2018, 08:37:22 PM »
When I was in 2nd grade my dad bought me an erector set!

Wax on! Wax off! I mean bumper on bumper off.. bumper on bumper off and so on...

not sure what I was thinking with the 1x3 steel  ::scratch... but its part of the car for now.

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Re: G28 - Simple Mans, Simple REDO of an G28 LP640
« Reply #325 on: January 18, 2018, 12:55:10 PM »
You've made some amazing progress my friend and excellent workmanship  ::beers

Thanks Pedro!!  The progress on your build is a great motivator for me!

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Re: G28 - Simple Mans, Simple REDO of an G28 LP640
« Reply #324 on: January 17, 2018, 01:52:27 PM »
You've made some amazing progress my friend and excellent workmanship  ::beers
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Re: G28 - Simple Mans, Simple REDO of an G28 LP640
« Reply #323 on: January 16, 2018, 03:01:55 PM »
Well after almost a month off, I need to get the mojo level up, and get back on the redo ::zzzzz

Used 3M windo-weld to affix the glass to the headlight tub. Waited 48 hours for max bond.

Pretty happy how it came out.
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Re: G28 - Simple Mans, Simple REDO of an G28 LP640
« Reply #322 on: December 23, 2017, 07:47:53 PM »
 :santa Merry Christmas !   :santa

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Re: G28 - Simple Mans, Simple REDO of an G28 LP640
« Reply #321 on: December 21, 2017, 07:44:30 PM »
Now I have das StoƟstange, I will have to REDO the front structure. So out with the old.

 At least the old frame plus a 2x4 holds the bumper at a close height to get an idea of what it looks like.

 

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Re: G28 - Simple Mans, Simple REDO of an G28 LP640
« Reply #320 on: December 19, 2017, 08:23:50 PM »
working on the eyebrow. Rage, Sand, Evercoat, Sand, Prime, Sand, Prime Sand.

Put on a coat of rattle can black just so the imperfections could be seen. 

It pretty close, will take back down and final after Xmas.  :santa

Mocked it up.  Will have to figure some way to get the eyebrow exactly where I want it for gluing.   ::scratch ::study

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Re: G28 - Simple Mans, Simple REDO of an G28 LP640
« Reply #319 on: December 19, 2017, 07:10:20 PM »
Ho ho ho!  :santa

Got some great parts from Murcie Me, fantastic. :)

If my headlight parts were only as good! I would be done with them  :LL:

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Re: G28 - Simple Mans, Simple REDO of an G28 LP640
« Reply #318 on: December 18, 2017, 11:40:59 PM »
Someday I will have headlights ::toothy

Ground down both sides
Fiberglass both sides
Sand test fit sand

pretty close
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Re: G28 - Simple Mans, Simple REDO of an G28 LP640
« Reply #317 on: December 17, 2017, 11:05:44 PM »
Crisis averted!! ::toothy

3m adhesive was applied the to eyebrow.  after about an hour I put the glass on and something didnt look right.....

Was able to remove the eybrow.  Will have to add a 1/2 inch to the top and right side edge.

REDO!!  888o
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Re: G28 - Simple Mans, Simple REDO of an G28 LP640
« Reply #316 on: December 17, 2017, 08:45:56 PM »
headlights

Drivers side well under way, had an issue on bottom tubs which required surgery.

Passenger headlight - eyebrow affixed next will be sealing the glass.

A lot of time in these, and more to go!!  8)


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