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Re: Rotus Project Build
« Reply #855 on: November 17, 2019, 10:12:23 AM »
My work is crap basically cause I dont have tools. Some bad metal scirrors wont do the job...

Fortunatly I have friend(that rallycross dude) near who has skills are tools to do stuff. He has helped me alot especially designing stuff. And more important, how fabricate them easily so they are easy to remove and put on. Like these fmic alu stuff. Now we are planning to do some molds to get some fibreglass parts. He is glass fibre expert him self...

Yes, you project is really an inspiraation. Absolutely amazing thing to follow.

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Re: Rotus Project Build
« Reply #856 on: November 17, 2019, 10:20:04 AM »
There you go, that’s what makes the world go round. Buddies mucking in together helping out one another.

Group of mates, a common interest. It gets it done. Keep going! Rally cross season over. All guns blazing


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Re: Rotus Project Build
« Reply #857 on: November 17, 2019, 12:12:40 PM »
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Re: Rotus Project Build
« Reply #858 on: November 17, 2019, 12:20:29 PM »
That’s the badger lol


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Re: Rotus Project Build
« Reply #859 on: November 17, 2019, 07:26:55 PM »
That will do for 1 weekend,

Back to the madhouse tomorrow


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Re: Rotus Project Build
« Reply #860 on: November 18, 2019, 07:29:45 PM »
Sorry for the stupid mad large pic on the last post..........dunno why it did that

Quick easy night tonight.

guide coat, sand, wax on, wax off (Mr Miaggi style) n gel coat. Lay it up tomorrow, fit Wednesday.

I'm hoping the aluminium turns up and get that cut bent and fitted before the weekend.

So the Rotus is coming down off the ramps this weekend. It went up on 24th Feb to start making the wings. 9 months almost!!!!

My 1 year anniversary on MRC this Sunday lol Id buy the cakes, but id eat them all myself lol 
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Re: Rotus Project Build
« Reply #861 on: November 19, 2019, 10:36:01 AM »
Never mind the car....frame that checkerplate when you finish!  Looks fantastic in the big picture.  :)


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Re: Rotus Project Build
« Reply #862 on: November 19, 2019, 11:44:47 AM »
Never mind the car....frame that checkerplate when you finish!  Looks fantastic in the big picture.  :)
Lol
Industrial art ?


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Re: Rotus Project Build
« Reply #863 on: November 19, 2019, 04:36:33 PM »
Sign it banksy and screw to your outside garage wall....

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Re: Rotus Project Build
« Reply #864 on: November 20, 2019, 06:38:03 PM »
Filled a hole in the car


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Re: Rotus Project Build
« Reply #865 on: November 20, 2019, 08:28:30 PM »
On it!

.... just not like a car bonnet.

Couldnt think of anything that rhymed with duct without swearing.

Anyway, they aint pretty.....yet..... but they fit and theyre on
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Re: Rotus Project Build
« Reply #866 on: November 21, 2019, 07:50:18 PM »
The eagle has landed.....

on terra firma after 9 months.

I forgot how much it hugs the floor and how low the roof is.

Its a kids pedal car !

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Re: Rotus Project Build
« Reply #867 on: November 21, 2019, 07:55:50 PM »
Wow, just wow, looking really good Jamie  :notworthy:
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Re: Rotus Project Build
« Reply #868 on: November 21, 2019, 08:10:37 PM »
Great to see it off its stilts   :great:.
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Re: Rotus Project Build
« Reply #869 on: November 21, 2019, 08:17:10 PM »
Yup cheers guys.

Longggg way to go yet

1 relocate the air filter
2 make the rad fan exit ducts to suit the air intake position
3 make a new bonnet to suit the rad fan exit ducts
4 make the upper nose cone and headlight mounts
5 make the lower grill, intakes and splitter
6 practice the dark arts of wiring

Should take me up to spring


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