I like itAnd finally...
I think that is more than enough for this series of updates.
( And fair play if you have made it this far! )
There is still quite a bit of progress to report, but I'll leave that for another day.
That is assuming that anyone on here is interested in this project at all.
As I know it is a long way off the high standards of the FFR builds on here.
So I'll end on a more light hearted note...
A Car For All Seasons:
Just to prove what a dumb idea it was to build a car outside, here are some weather photos...
( The green cover protects the internal frame work that I'd been welding brackets to in my back garden. )
Bailing Out Required:
And last, but not least...
We took a family trip to Warwick Castle, where I found a kit car reference from the Middle Ages.
A special place reserved for those who think it is a good idea to build a car without Ye Olde Garage...
Talking of the seasons, here was my "October" submission for a possible Sammio calendar.
What I am aiming for:
Eventually the new kit car company owner sold his Cordite kit as an unfinished project.
Which at least gives you some idea of what a finished Cordite could look like.
Because he sealed his doors shut, he couldn't use the kit's 3 piece wind deflectors.
( The fact the company owner couldn't make the doors work is not a good sign for me. )
He also abandoned the flip up hoot and added an access panel instead.
There are also a few modifications that can be made to lower the stance a bit.
The redesigned Ribble Navigator was already under development at this point.
So they needed a new "demonstrator" that represented what they were actually selling.
The new moulds are designed to make left & right hand drive bodies easier to produce.
The doors are now an option, making the body similar to the original Spyder kits.
( These cars sit very low to the ground so getting in over the sides is no problem. )
To illustrate this, here is a Spyder in the local supermarket car park...
( We are still waiting for the first Cordite to be on the road. )
Until next time, take care, Paul.