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#57049
Re: Silverlux MR2 build 9 Years, 7 Months ago Karma: 91
@Peggyontherun - cheers Sean, Lambo is defo on the list
@leesw20 - thanks mate, appreciate that
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#57081
Re: Silverlux MR2 build 9 Years, 7 Months ago Karma: 91
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#57751
Re: Silverlux MR2 build 9 Years, 7 Months ago Karma: 91
cooking up some mechanism to pop open hood from interior
tiny wooden cylinders

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glued on

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tiny valve type yokes made for tiny cylinders

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springs fitted and mechanism tested

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space for rear windows cut out

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more parts fitted under hood, getting ready for primer

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primed

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front lights get some test glass cover and marks placed for cutting space for indicators

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legendary badge on production line :D

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made and fitted

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#57797
Re: Silverlux MR2 build 9 Years, 7 Months ago Karma: 91
Starting some work with mr2 build on rear bumper, space for lights and some shaping

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wooden piece placed

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fixing holes for wooden pins drilled

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pins glued and inserted (this way I can work with parts straight away without waiting for glue to dry)

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ready for shaping

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some space for lights

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#57802
Re: Silverlux MR2 build 9 Years, 7 Months ago Karma: 42
Glad to see the 2 back in production
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#57803
Re: Silverlux MR2 build 9 Years, 7 Months ago Karma: 91
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Glad to see the 2 back in production
cheers man
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#57890
Re: Silverlux MR2 build 9 Years, 7 Months ago Karma: 91
some work on boot lid
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grooved to fit

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marked for drilling holes to hold boot lid with wooden pins

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fits perfect

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shaping

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#57966
Re: Silverlux MR2 build 9 Years, 7 Months ago Karma: 91
some work on dmc
hood opening mechanism fitted

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dashboard piece coming together

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lacquer coated

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#57971
Re: Silverlux MR2 build 9 Years, 7 Months ago Karma: 60
Holy shit that's incredible detail, kc'd once again! Awesome stuff
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#58343
Re: Silverlux MR2 build 9 Years, 6 Months ago Karma: 91
Bommie wrote:
Holy shit that's incredible detail, kc'd once again! Awesome stuff
cheers Bommie
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#58344
Re: Silverlux MR2 build 9 Years, 6 Months ago Karma: 91
Looking for suggestions with some pics on my woodie mr2 rear. If you have good suggestion with picture post it up.
mock up for rear lights and grill

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further space made for rear parts

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made speedo for DMC

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off topic :dry: , had to post it, loved the result on this antique seat conversion :woohoo:

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#58346
Re: Silverlux MR2 build 9 Years, 6 Months ago Karma: 12
Lovin the centre console.great Job. Kcd
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#58348
Re: Silverlux MR2 build 9 Years, 6 Months ago Karma: 91
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Lovin the centre console.great Job. Kcd
Thanks man, can't wait to start making one for MR2
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#58434
Re: Silverlux MR2 build 9 Years, 6 Months ago Karma: 91
DMC this time

now, seat base for both sides drawn and made

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picking up wood with grain is cool part of the seat build...just as picking up fabric for seats :)

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cut out and sliced in two identical parts, curve line marked for shaping

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shaped

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one shaped other to go

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both shaped, sides next in line

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shaped, more marks, more shaping

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base finished, looking good

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next...sanding down floor to match proper height to fit in back part of the seat

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#58454
Re: Silverlux MR2 build 9 Years, 6 Months ago Karma: 91
some more sanding done on floor

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glove box added to dash panel

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and opens

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backs of the seats done, headrests left

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#58492
Re: Silverlux MR2 build 9 Years, 6 Months ago Karma: 91
left hand side panels added to dash

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tiny piece added by speedo board

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another panel added along with tiny right hand side panel by speedo board

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window frame painted

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dashboard test fitted

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some stuff under dash painted

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side panel of the dash added ( don't mind paint job :D )

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steering wheel on the way...2 panels of wood glued together fir strength

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sanded and marked

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hole made

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sanded

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building middle part of the steering wheel from 4 tiny parts

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complete

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side vents for dash added, steering test fitted, dash test fitted, seat test fitted

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Last Edit: 2013/05/27 21:16 By silverlux.
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#58506
Re: Silverlux MR2 build 9 Years, 6 Months ago Karma: 154
That's class man KC+1 for your efforts and attention to detail!
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#58509
Re: Silverlux MR2 build 9 Years, 6 Months ago Karma: 91
that's cool man, thanks for that
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#58549
Re: Silverlux MR2 build 9 Years, 6 Months ago Karma: 91
some flooring going on here

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gear stick cover made from black insulation tape

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putting reclining seats together, few more bits to do

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level rails on, not for moving seat, just to level it and keep it in place

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test fitted

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switches by steering wheel in progress

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painted and on....peace out :D (see shadow)

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#58576
Re: Silverlux MR2 build 9 Years, 6 Months ago Karma: 91
headrest drawn up

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done and dusted

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fits perfect

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fitting magic piece(thick rubber) so the reclining seats pop back when no pressure on to them

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rubber strip fixed under the seat

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back

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and back up..works perfect

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preparing door upper surface to apply extra wood for extra strength

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wood sliced/cut in pieces ready to be glued on to door

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all pressed together with clamps for strength

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glued now, ready for sanding

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done and dusted

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my first love waiting to be started :)
seats from DMC fits OK :D

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#59923
Re: Silverlux MR2 build 9 Years, 4 Months ago Karma: 91
decided to chop off upper part of rear to rebuild it with straight parts

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could be pick up truck DMC :D

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after some sanding new panels glued on

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and after sanding looks better

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more panels added

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and more

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both sides complete, looking good

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time to straighten the roof

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middle and front panel added on top of existing frame for extra strength and sanding

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roof top sanded down in one level

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doors open and close perfect

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Indian mahogany block getting ready to become rear fascia on my DMC

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temp glued on for part picture visualization

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drawing up some guidelines

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top and sides cut off

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starting to sand, cut and carve out space for lights

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after a while getting there

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and after another while, test fitted to see if lines match etc

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temp engine bay cover cut out to see if everything matches

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lights cut out, more room made for them

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test fitted

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#59924
Re: Silverlux MR2 build 9 Years, 4 Months ago Karma: 102
That is an amazing talent you've got, keep up the good work!
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#59927
Re: Silverlux MR2 build 9 Years, 4 Months ago Karma: 11
You must have serious spare time on your hands lol, why don't you do the t020 rear louvre lights on the mr2?
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#59928
Re: Silverlux MR2 build 9 Years, 4 Months ago Karma: 154
Awesome work man, keep it up!
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#59929
Re: Silverlux MR2 build 9 Years, 4 Months ago Karma: 47
. . . I'm expecting tiny "Dandism" carvings at this stage such is the detail you have. Haha
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#59958
Re: Silverlux MR2 build 9 Years, 4 Months ago Karma: 91
@ mnixon - appreciate that mate
@ leesw20 - I'm trying to not watch too much telly and drink, you'd be surprised how much time in the end you get Is t020 is full grill?
@ Infamous - thanks dude, I'll try keep it up
@ Rex Banner - tiny carvings is biggest pain in the arse I'm working on at the moment
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#59959
Re: Silverlux MR2 build 9 Years, 4 Months ago Karma: 91
drawing

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painting

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covered with clear plastic for protection and test fitted

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edges sealed

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rear bumper in progress

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#59962
Re: Silverlux MR2 build 9 Years, 4 Months ago Karma: 102
Brilliant work. Serious detail going on!
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#59976
Re: Silverlux MR2 build 9 Years, 4 Months ago Karma: 91
@ smurfster - cheers

preparing space on bumper to carve DeLorean letters

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first letter done

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all letters carved with paper knife

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filled with white paint

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turned out well for a first try

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#59977
Re: Silverlux MR2 build 9 Years, 4 Months ago Karma: 11
Yeah the to20 is the full grille across rear lights.
Trying to carve out that lettering would put my head away lol wouldn't have the patience for it.
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