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  1. - can;t see the bows? maybe I'm blind. How have...

    - can;t see the bows? maybe I'm blind.
    How have you secured those M10? bolts onto the body?
  2. Now that sounds interesting - do you think they'd...

    Now that sounds interesting - do you think they'd sell me a pair? Do they fit OK?
  3. As per Martin's post. be aware that the bows for...

    As per Martin's post.
    be aware that the bows for the soft top are slightly wider than the unfinished hardtop bows you can get from Europa. I guess this is to accommodate the mohair being wrapped...
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    wrt boat: you re of course correct, but when I...

    wrt boat: you re of course correct, but when I realised I could buy quite a nice boat for the same price as the Cobra, and as I live 20 mins from the coast, it got me thinking. One day....

    Covid:...
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    Step 6 December 2020 I now realised that the...

    Step 6 December 2020


    I now realised that the door apertures were no longer parallel with the tops of the doors on account of raising the rear of the hardtop. So next job was to cut these from...
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    Step 5 December 2020 (continued) - so, have...

    Step 5 December 2020 (continued)

    - so, have worked out I can share images via Google.......

    So continuing the story, I screwed down a series of blocks onto the moulding I had waxed.....
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    Thanks Charlie. Already thought of that - this...

    Thanks Charlie.
    Already thought of that - this is the freemium version. The full Patrion-type article will appear when I write up the details with other pics for paid up members who get Snake...
  8. Thread: Do you do THIS?

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    I guess one question is whether you are proposing...

    I guess one question is whether you are proposing this to share the joys of cobra driving, or to get money to subsidise your hobby / generate income?
    If its the latter - your call.

    If its the...
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    ... yup, thanks...now stuck have exceeded my file...

    ... yup, thanks...now stuck have exceeded my file quota :(
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    One the alignment was OK I then waxed up the...

    One the alignment was OK I then waxed up the front moulding obtained in Step 1 and taped this in position. There was no point in trimming it up - it was a use once-only item.

    I then got a little...
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    Step 4: December 2020 Next step is to offer...

    Step 4: December 2020


    Next step is to offer up the 2 halves to set up making a joining piece to be made in the middle. The position of the original cut was selected to have minimal curvature to...
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    Step 3: Nov/Dec 2020 Surgery: the first cut is...

    Step 3: Nov/Dec 2020

    Surgery: the first cut is the hardest. Marked with masking tape, and out with the Dremel.
    Oh fuck - have I just ruined a perfectly good hardtop that I had several hundred...
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    Step 2: November 2020 The basic bubbletop is a...

    Step 2: November 2020

    The basic bubbletop is a single skin moulding that has potential to twist when taking it on and off the car, although should be fine once sat down correctly.
    I knew I...
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    Step 1: October 2020 Fix the scratches that...

    Step 1: October 2020
    Fix the scratches that had occurred over the last few years with filler and rub down.
    Make some mouldings of the curvey bits I was worried about reproducing with the planned...
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    Last summer during lockdown Drammyboy started...

    Last summer during lockdown Drammyboy started his own project, which made me think about getting started.
    I placed the top on the car and realised I could extend it a bit and tip it upwards.

    I...
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    Kevin's Hardtop Thread

    Bought a 289 'shortie' hardtop in 2016 second hand, and shipped it from Scotland.
    This is a bubbletop style as I wanted easy access for the boot and didn't fancy the cost of the Le Mans top.

    It...
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    Not actually on the Cobra, but booked FoS tickets...

    Not actually on the Cobra, but booked FoS tickets for me and the lad for Thursday.
    First time back at the festival for over 10 years - where did that time go?
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    Just seen that- looks excellent. Very...

    Just seen that- looks excellent. Very professional - well done!
  19. Thread: Do you do THIS?

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    There are a couple of places the UK where you can...

    There are a couple of places the UK where you can officially hire a cobra replica.
    I don't know the set-up but I would guess there is a robust damage waiver policy and a ton of insurance to sign off...
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    Thanks. Dave - what is CGP filler? Google isn't...

    Thanks.
    Dave - what is CGP filler? Google isn't giving me answers!
  21. Interesting, be interested to read this - I was...

    Interesting, be interested to read this - I was about to put up a bubbletop hardtop thread, adapting a 289 bubbletop for a 427 with a rear roll bar leg.
    I've cut it up into 4 pieces and now on the...
  22. Thread: Dave Bigblock

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    Dave Bigblock

    Your inbox is full - can't reply to your pm!
    cheers,
    kev
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    GRP-suitable filler: recommendations

    My bubbletop project has now started to make some real progress, and with 3 weeks off work I expect to have the grp work finished soon. I also want to have a go at blending in the rear coffin lights....
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    that was really quite distracting. She is...

    that was really quite distracting.
    She is clearly in good shape.
  25. Thread: Labels for IVA

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    where are you getting tested?

    where are you getting tested?
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