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    Interesting, thanks gents

    Interesting, thanks gents
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    Thanks I need to think about door hinges when...

    Thanks

    I need to think about door hinges when it comes to that point as well
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    With the passenger side rear arch glassing work...

    With the passenger side rear arch glassing work complete for now, I popped the build wheel back on and then shifted the car on the skates to the other side of the garage to gain access to the drivers...
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    Any photos of what you did? Or a sketch?

    Any photos of what you did? Or a sketch?
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    Whilst I was high on resin fumes I decided to...

    Whilst I was high on resin fumes I decided to have a look at one of the doors.

    First job was to trim out the aperture

    https://i.imgur.com/SEMSRyp.jpg


    Next was to trim off the mould lines...
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    I glassed in the new arch liner panel ...

    I glassed in the new arch liner panel

    https://i.imgur.com/ctZ7GEH.jpg


    I also glassed in half of the rear bulkhead behind the seats at the top

    https://i.imgur.com/gER0tjL.jpg
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    I trimmed off my freshly made panel and squeezed...

    I trimmed off my freshly made panel and squeezed it into position. It was too upright at the top section underneath the arch and needed bending towards the back of the car to follow the profile...
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    Thanks, it works every time

    Thanks, it works every time
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    A bit more glassing in the rear arch with the...

    A bit more glassing in the rear arch with the focus now turning to the front area

    https://i.imgur.com/2q01tHA.jpg


    The next hurdle is to fill this gap at the front of the arch in the outer...
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    Fuel filler cap now fitted. It needs a cover ring...

    Fuel filler cap now fitted. It needs a cover ring making for IVA at some point

    https://i.imgur.com/Yx8BlJ0.jpg

    https://i.imgur.com/SOra5zV.jpg
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    I have been thinking about how to bolt down the...

    I have been thinking about how to bolt down the fuel filler cap because access to the area between the top of the fuel tank and the underside of the body is non existent due to the nature of the boot...
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    Now the heatwave has gone, I got some time in the...

    Now the heatwave has gone, I got some time in the garage this afternoon and got busy with matting, resin and fumes!

    First of the rear arch liners glassed in.

    Front section/underside of arch...
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    There has been a lack of opportunity for garage...

    There has been a lack of opportunity for garage time the last couple of weeks which is a bit frustrating. But I did get a little bit of time this evening so I started shaping and trimming one of the...
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    The fuel filler cap now fits nicely ...

    The fuel filler cap now fits nicely

    https://i.imgur.com/TwMa84l.jpg
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    Thanks Its definitely a case of all doors and...

    Thanks

    Its definitely a case of all doors and windows open in the garage when glassing!!
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    Thanks. It has been uncomfortable as I have never...

    Thanks. It has been uncomfortable as I have never done anything like this before. There is a lot of work to do on the arch yet to get it nice and smooth/flowing. But a rewarding challenge that I am...
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    I removed the screws and stitching plates. Then I...

    I removed the screws and stitching plates. Then I ground down the gelcoat and fibreglass both sides of the repair/cut so that the existing bodywork feathered into the new matting previously placed on...
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    2 layers of chopped strand matting applied to the...

    2 layers of chopped strand matting applied to the underside of the rearmost arch section tonight. Hopefully this will bond nicely allowing me to remove all the screws and plates to then work on the...
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    Tonight I stitched the rear half of the arch...

    Tonight I stitched the rear half of the arch together ready to start glassing it.

    https://i.imgur.com/T2cDt9S.jpg


    To get the bodywork to flex enough I needed to apply some warmth using the...
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    I managed to do some more tonight. Firstly I...

    I managed to do some more tonight.

    Firstly I removed two of the three timber clamps, leaving the one at the rear where The body is pulled and under the greatest pressure. I then sanded and...
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    Really? That's nice of you to say/comment. It's...

    Really? That's nice of you to say/comment. It's not that bad once the brave pill has kicked in :grin:

    Mind you, I still have to make it look right yet!
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    Thanks again David Have you got any links to...

    Thanks again David

    Have you got any links to the products mentioned?
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    Thanks CGP?

    Thanks

    CGP?
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    Thanks chaps My plan is to feather out the...

    Thanks chaps

    My plan is to feather out the existing gelcoat topside to expose the fibreglass underneath something like 1" wide each side of the cuts and then place matting on top side bonding it...
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    Last night I swapped out the clamps for some...

    Last night I swapped out the clamps for some pieces of batten through bolted to act as clamps to avoid taking my eye out on a clamp

    https://i.imgur.com/78GL87F.jpg


    I then made up some 6" long...
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