The loooonnng term EK 2 door project

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Cool!


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Great work Blacky, are you going to use an original screen or laminated to try to cut down? :think:
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So Blacky finding another roof and cutting the two ends so there is only one join an option ?

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Probably not Greg, with the lower roofline it won’t line up anyway , the join will be kept close to a fold to keep warpage down to a minimum
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A bit more progress on this - most of the frame has been redone and the door frames modified to suit - it’s up to me now to grind down a windscreen so John can make the windscreen aperture and then the roof skin can go on.
Check the 2 pics below - you can see the difference to the roofline that is made by sliding the skin back
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Your right mate roof looks much better in the second photo slid back.
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is it staying with the roof back, what will you do for rear screen? we had to chop mine twice (kind of roof was only sat on to look at it) but yeah had to take more out of the rear to get a humpy look out of the rear of the roof
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Mick wrote: Fri Apr 26, 2024 10:14 pm is it staying with the roof back, yes

what will you do for rear screen? stock rear screen mate
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Went and picked up another donor roof last weekend- it’s not the best though…..
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Then did a bit of burning off before the rain comes -
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Errol62 wrote: Fri Mar 15, 2024 7:45 am There is a lot going on there.

I’ve got a fairly good roof here. It has a bit of rust here and there in the frame. I’m about ready to take it to the tip. Happy to cut out the bit you need and bring over.


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Still got it blacky

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Errol62 wrote: Fri May 17, 2024 9:08 am Still got it blacky

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:thumbsup: :thumbsup: When you are done relaxing on the beach could you please send me a couple of pics of the front 18" of the roof skin ?? doesn't matter if the frame is rusty so long as the skin is good
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Well, that looks pretty darn good - I will call you tomorrow if you are back in the big smoke ?? :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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