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PostPosted: Mon Jun 27, 2011 2:33 pm 
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I think that the body would look cool, the only prob i can see is making door to get in and out.


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 29, 2011 11:57 am 
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Samson01 wrote:
I think that the body would look cool, the only prob i can see is making door to get in and out.


well i was planning on using doors like the GT40 has :D

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 29, 2011 12:07 pm 
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hey guys! what do you think about my design? i kept do old lotus 7 looks with the new design...
the software i use was google sketch up 8


let me know what you guys think of it..

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 29, 2011 10:52 pm 
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Those front fenders are great. Nice work.

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 29, 2011 10:57 pm 
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I like the design. I wonder if you have allowed for elbow room as you turn the steering wheel. Most Sevenesque vehicles with door coverings have a bump-out at the rear of the door to allow for this.

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 30, 2011 1:14 am 
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a.moore wrote:
Those front fenders are great. Nice work.

thanks! :D

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I like the design. I wonder if you have allowed for elbow room as you turn the steering wheel. Most Sevenesque vehicles with door coverings have a bump-out at the rear of the door to allow for this.


i see your point... i gave it a bigger cockpit now so i can turn the wheel and give my self more space inside, i am a bit chuddy :mrgreen:

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PostPosted: Sun Nov 06, 2011 1:50 pm 
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Its just like a little tiny jeepney :wink: There should be a locost field trip to the philippines to ride in one. You would be amazed how similar they are designed and built.


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 05, 2012 8:28 am 
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nice body kit, like red shape :) now I want like this :) rather to separate the windshield from the side as red, use of curved glass.

about doors, try look donkervoort
http://www.donkervoort.nl/en/photo-video/photo?album=2&gallery=1
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 08, 2012 7:36 am 
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Hi Will, good to see you here!!!

Nice build!!!

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 19, 2012 9:30 pm 
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hello guys! its been a while!

i have not yet finish my car yet. i stopped for a more than a year now! for personal reasons..

anyway when i decided to continue my dad completely took over my car... build it in his own way as he saw fit!

at first i was a bit shocked that and a bit angry that my project did not go according to plan as i want it. but what the heck! i want the car to be finish! so i decided to go with what ever was done. seems fine to me.

but just after my dad started the project. we got hit by a bad storm witch left us with high flood for months! :BH:

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we manage to raise up the running cars that where stranded inside the garage. the water in the garage was at 2 feet deep. and was still climbing so needed to get the Running cars out of there. but the problem was the garage was about 1-1.2 meters above the road. so the water on the roads was 1.5-2 meters deep.

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we were using boats to get in and out

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Remember that these cars where lifted already by a good 1 feet high above the garage floor

so we towed the cars using a "BALSA" similar to a barge. except its made of wood, plastic foam, bamboo and ropes.

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luckly the flood is gone. and the project somehow start(ish) again.

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 20, 2012 4:14 pm 
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Nice driveway full of cars! Love the Beamer, and the 'Stang'. But why all the distress from the flood? You have a LAND ROVER DEFENDER!

And BTW dont be too upset, your father does amazing sheet metal work! Looking good! Hope you have some really positive offset wheels picked out, as your track width looks insane!


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 23, 2013 9:43 pm 
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hey guys its been a while.. here are the past pictures progress

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and here are some of the lates pics

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 23, 2013 9:45 pm 
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ariscmarquez wrote:
Hi Will, good to see you here!!!

Nice build!!!


hey hi mr marquez i see you have aquire 1 westfield and a donkervoort kits. hows your business going?

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