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First build begun down under

Postby k1w1campa » Sun Jun 17, 2018 7:41 pm

Hi this is my first tear drop build.154889 154890 154891
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Re: First build begun down under

Postby Ottsville » Mon Jun 18, 2018 5:34 am

What shape are you going for? Got any design drawings to share?[size=150][/
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Re: First build begun down under

Postby Carl01234 » Mon Jun 18, 2018 10:56 am

keep us posted. Watching.
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Re: First build begun down under

Postby k1w1campa » Mon Jun 18, 2018 2:10 pm

Ottsville wrote:What shape are you going for? Got any design drawings to share?[size=150][/


What I've got in mind is just the standard Tear drop shape based on a standard sheet of ply 2400mm x 1200mm.

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Re: First build begun down under

Postby Sheddie » Tue Jun 19, 2018 5:20 pm

Hi k1w1,
great to see another build happening in NZ. There are getting to be quite a few of us now.
Good luck and keep the reports coming :pictures:
Also good to see another petrol head in our midst. So what is the green beastie in the backgroung :QM :pictures:
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Re: First build begun down under

Postby Bufftester » Tue Jun 19, 2018 9:29 pm

Looks like a beautifully restored VW Type 2 Transporter. I had a T1 single cab utility back in high school, should have hung on to it.
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Re: First build begun down under

Postby k1w1campa » Thu Jun 21, 2018 12:14 am

Yea na the VW ain’t mine just a picture I stole off the net. The green machine in my first pics is a 71 Plymouth Duster. Here is the shape I’m going withImage



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Re: First build begun down under

Postby k1w1campa » Sun Jun 24, 2018 1:06 am

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Sides on glued & screwed :D
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Re: First build begun down under

Postby k1w1campa » Fri Jun 29, 2018 11:07 pm

moving forward one step at a time
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Re: First build begun down under

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hatch frame built. (why are my photos on their side?)
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Re: First build begun down under

Postby Carl01234 » Mon Jul 02, 2018 11:08 am

you can rotate on the second page when you upload them to your gallery.
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Re: First build begun down under

Postby k1w1campa » Sat Jul 07, 2018 1:28 am

So a little further progress
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Imagegot the windows in the doors today they were $1 each from the Salvation Army shop


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Re: First build begun down under

Postby k1w1campa » Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:01 pm

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Doors on, latches next then some wiring


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Re: First build begun down under

Postby k1w1campa » Thu Jul 12, 2018 11:15 pm

Managed a couple more jobs, door handles inner and lockable outer drip rails above the doors and finished the tongue box off with a lockImageImageImage


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Re: First build begun down under

Postby k1w1campa » Fri Jul 13, 2018 10:29 pm

Got the hatch skin on today and mocked up the tail lights

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