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Old 16-01-2017, 09:44 PM   #11
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Where I once worked we used to get an "aston martin" convertable in, it was based on a capri I think and was known by everyone including the owner as the plastic pig.
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Old 16-01-2017, 11:41 PM   #12
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Impossible? no. Difficult, yes. The amount of stuff in an original genuine interior that won pass due to radius of corners, lack of padding etc...

The guy building a ford pop over on RR to go through the IVA shows how even the smallest detail such as a switch having the wrong profile will see you fail.
True, these things are never easy, but that guy is trying to rebuild something he´s already built, without starting over completely from scratch. As long as you keep the rules in mind from the get go, you can do it.
My pals 356 kit is coming along alright, but his biggest problem right now is getting glass - not only must it be E marked - but with exactly the correct E marks. Its´all a lot of bollocks really. If it was an original Porsche, he could use any old glass that would fit in the hole.
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Old 17-01-2017, 09:21 AM   #13
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There's also still a metric ton of work needed.
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I think a kitcar manufacturer will buy this , as this would generate a lot of interest possibly end up a good a good business venture, , the only other one I know of of an aston martin is that capri based one as mentioned before. which wasn't the best .



in the same vein I really really really like these , http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/3819098051...%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

always a few complete kits for sale in usa
but one for sale in uk http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1936-AUBUR...wAAOSwo4pYQaPM
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looking at you link ^^^ and keeping the VW vibe, remember ....The Madison

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from what I remember they were a good solid fibreglass kit, I think you could have gotten them based on other cars , engine at the front

similar to aston body but merc
http://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C697733

http://www.rhmotor.com/Mercedes_300S...rices_2016.pdf
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from what I remember they were a good solid fibreglass kit, I think you could have gotten them based on other cars , engine at the front

similar to aston body but merc
http://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C697733

http://www.rhmotor.com/Mercedes_300S...rices_2016.pdf


Really liking the 300sl's here. Always knowing it is a replica, would feel oddly wrong-ish.
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Really liking the 300sl's here. Always knowing it is a replica, would feel oddly wrong-ish.
You could guilt free modify the bejesus out of it though
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Really liking the 300sl's here. Always knowing it is a replica, would feel oddly wrong-ish.
Just don't drive it in Germany....
http://www.topgear.com/car-news/merc...llwing-replica
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