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by Corky
Mon Sep 25, 2017 5:28 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Corky's Scimitars (..and now an SS1 race car build)
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Corky's Scimitars (..and now an SS1 race car build)

efi_sprintgte wrote:
Mon Sep 25, 2017 5:23 pm


I'm off work today sick, two cars turning three colours has blown my bloody mind!! :oops:
.....told you that the stack of panels on the trailer was the scrap pile :lol:
by Corky
Mon Sep 25, 2017 5:24 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Corky's Scimitars (..and now an SS1 race car build)
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Corky's Scimitars (..and now an SS1 race car build)

CNHSS1 wrote:
Mon Sep 25, 2017 5:15 pm
I'm confused :oops:
2 x cars and yet gold red and blue panels??
Need a lie down...

:lol:
Forgot to mention, the Rasta SS1 fairy popped round at the weekend with some shiny panels.
by Corky
Mon Sep 25, 2017 4:55 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Corky's Scimitars (..and now an SS1 race car build)
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Corky's Scimitars (..and now an SS1 race car build)

gtcse8 wrote:
Mon Sep 25, 2017 2:55 pm
Hope your using good screws Steve, the panels may all fall off again unless you invert the chassis :w
Hahaha.... the photos are the right way up on my iPad and iPhone. Not sure what's going on with posting photos directly to the forum :?
by Corky
Mon Sep 25, 2017 4:30 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Corky's Scimitars (..and now an SS1 race car build)
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Corky's Scimitars (..and now an SS1 race car build)

Yes, JKS is getting new blue clothes and the full cage.

Edit:- SWMBO probably won't even notice that the car colours have changed :lol:
by Corky
Mon Sep 25, 2017 3:52 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Corky's Scimitars (..and now an SS1 race car build)
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Corky's Scimitars (..and now an SS1 race car build)

............. and a little taster of what's to come
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by Corky
Mon Sep 25, 2017 3:48 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Corky's Scimitars (..and now an SS1 race car build)
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Corky's Scimitars (..and now an SS1 race car build)

Nearly there. I'll be painting the bonnet tomorrow.

Then fitting the roll hoop.
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by Corky
Mon Sep 25, 2017 12:23 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Corky's Scimitars (..and now an SS1 race car build)
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Corky's Scimitars (..and now an SS1 race car build)

Getting there slowly.

The gold looks great against the black screen surround.
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by Corky
Mon Sep 25, 2017 9:41 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Corky's Scimitars (..and now an SS1 race car build)
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Corky's Scimitars (..and now an SS1 race car build)

Guess what's about to happen?
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by Corky
Sun Sep 24, 2017 8:20 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Corky's Scimitars (..and now an SS1 race car build)
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Corky's Scimitars (..and now an SS1 race car build)

There may be some use of "products" :lol:
by Corky
Sun Sep 24, 2017 8:01 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Corky's Scimitars (..and now an SS1 race car build)
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Views: 68584

Corky's Scimitars (..and now an SS1 race car build)

:lol:

That's the scrap pile !
by Corky
Sun Sep 24, 2017 7:50 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Corky's Scimitars (..and now an SS1 race car build)
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Corky's Scimitars (..and now an SS1 race car build)

No, just challenges ........... :mrgreen:
by Corky
Sun Sep 24, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Corky's Scimitars (..and now an SS1 race car build)
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Corky's Scimitars (..and now an SS1 race car build)

As with most of my projects, things move on quickly, often in unexpected directions :w

So I thought I'd give the red SS1 the once over today, and may have got a bit carried away.
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by Corky
Sun Sep 24, 2017 7:35 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: 1982 GTC project gumtree
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1982 GTC project gumtree

I would say it depends on your colour choices (car, hood, window frames) as to which would look better. The B post can look awkward in body colour when next to an erected black hood and black window frames if the body is a light/bright colour. This was the case with HOM450W (link to threads in my si...
by Corky
Fri Sep 22, 2017 11:37 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Corky's Scimitars (..and now an SS1 race car build)
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Corky's Scimitars (..and now an SS1 race car build)

Hi Nick, your pm hasn't arrived.
by Corky
Fri Sep 22, 2017 10:20 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Corky's Scimitars (..and now an SS1 race car build)
Replies: 1377
Views: 68584

Corky's Scimitars (..and now an SS1 race car build)

Yes, we had that conversation. The red SS1 has all the right ingredients, it just needs a bit of fettling and it'll be a competitive RG car. It's scruffy on the outside, but underneath is where it counts. It has an LSD, GW brakes, Spax adjustibles, triangulated wish bones, boost control, shift light...

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