Elise - retirement project

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Re: Elise - retirement project

Post by andyelise135 » Tue May 07, 2019 5:38 pm

Love that colour its going to an awesome rebuild when its complete nice work :-D
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Re: Elise - retirement project

Post by stratosboy » Wed May 08, 2019 9:04 pm

thanks Andy,
Had the inner sides of the panels painted today
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Re: Elise - retirement project

Post by Thommo » Thu May 09, 2019 8:16 pm

Looks fantastic
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Re: Elise - retirement project

Post by stratosboy » Fri May 10, 2019 4:44 pm

cheers Thommo,
got a couple of panels home today, so had a trial fit...
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collecting other finished panels tomorrow - doors being painted over next few days, then front and rear clams next week.
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Re: Elise - retirement project

Post by stratosboy » Sun May 12, 2019 8:26 pm

engine out again to fit bulkhead panels, these will be riveted and bonded in place, then covered with heat reflective film - engine side and sound deadening cabin side.
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Re: Elise - retirement project

Post by Skidster » Mon May 13, 2019 8:39 pm

Looks great, what paint did you use on the underside is it just a matt black acrylic or something else it seems like a good idea for extra protection.

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Re: Elise - retirement project

Post by stratosboy » Mon May 13, 2019 8:49 pm

hi,
it's a tough bed-liner paint called Raptor - https://www.google.co.uk/url?sa=t&rct=j ... xz04QJ6AB5
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Re: Elise - retirement project

Post by oggy » Tue May 14, 2019 5:36 am

is it fire resistant :) i might try it ;)
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Re: Elise - retirement project

Post by stratosboy » Tue May 14, 2019 2:52 pm

not sure, I'll have a read up
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Re: Elise - retirement project

Post by Skidster » Tue May 14, 2019 9:21 pm

Yes Raptor i am familiar with it good stuff
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Re: Elise - retirement project

Post by stratosboy » Sat May 18, 2019 5:59 pm

bit more done today - fitted the charge-cooler, coolant and oil breather tanks, laminova and charge cooler pump.
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Re: Elise - retirement project

Post by stratosboy » Sun May 19, 2019 8:11 pm

clams are now in primer and will be painted next week
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Re: Elise - retirement project

Post by stratosboy » Wed May 22, 2019 7:51 pm

a bit more work on the bulkhead today:
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Re: Elise - retirement project

Post by Dave C » Wed May 22, 2019 8:40 pm

It’s coming on.

Still think gold wheels with that colour is a brave choice ;)
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Re: Elise - retirement project

Post by stratosboy » Thu May 23, 2019 11:20 am

Dave C wrote:
Wed May 22, 2019 8:40 pm
Still think gold wheels with that colour is a brave choice ;)
just you wait and see!
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Re: Elise - retirement project

Post by Dave C » Thu May 23, 2019 2:59 pm

stratosboy wrote:
Thu May 23, 2019 11:20 am
Dave C wrote:
Wed May 22, 2019 8:40 pm
Still think gold wheels with that colour is a brave choice ;)
just you wait and see!
:) :Headbanger:
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Re: Elise - retirement project

Post by Dave C » Thu May 23, 2019 2:59 pm

stratosboy wrote:
Thu May 23, 2019 11:20 am
Dave C wrote:
Wed May 22, 2019 8:40 pm
Still think gold wheels with that colour is a brave choice ;)
just you wait and see!
:) :Headbanger:
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Re: Elise - retirement project

Post by stratosboy » Tue May 28, 2019 5:41 pm

first pics of rear clam painted
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Re: Elise - retirement project

Post by whitergb » Fri May 31, 2019 10:02 pm

I love that Porsche colour, will be interesting to see the gold wheels.
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Re: Elise - retirement project

Post by stratosboy » Thu Jun 06, 2019 11:34 am

not long now, rear clam is finished
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Re: Elise - retirement project

Post by Jono » Sat Jun 08, 2019 8:55 pm

Looking great Dave, top work!

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Re: Elise - retirement project

Post by martin111s » Mon Jun 17, 2019 11:22 am

Fantastic project, can't wait to see the finished article! :Ok2:
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Re: Elise - retirement project

Post by stratosboy » Mon Jun 17, 2019 11:29 am

cheers guys, hopefully not too long now, painting is slow - expecting clams, doors and spoiler to be completed and returned this week.
Sills to be painted in situ. then a full body fit to make sure it all fits as it should.
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Re: Elise - retirement project

Post by stratosboy » Mon Jun 17, 2019 5:45 pm

a bi more paint progress....doors and front spoiler painted - not lacquered yet.
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Re: Elise - retirement project

Post by stratosboy » Wed Jun 19, 2019 5:27 pm

doors finished with lacquer today.
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