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More interior progress

Much of the interior arrived last month from the trimmer. [img]http://i714.photobucket.com/albums/ww142/slewthy/2012-08-16085705.jpg[/img] Very happy with all but the binnacle - not trimmed far enough in. To be fair, he didnt have the instruments or details of how far back it should go although he did have the original to copy. This has been solved by fitting some alcantara I had left over from the sun-visor trim (given to me by Colin Parry - 'Choppa') After rough shaping, the edge was folde

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slewthy

 

Finally happy with my car mat

Well, second attempt to make my own car mat is here. This is the passenger side and will do the driver side next. The two little carpet parts at the end on the foot wells are trick due to their size and sharp bends but they are not seen easily so I'll see how I go. [IMG]http://i714.photobucket.com/albums/ww142/slewthy/2012-06-11194215.jpg[/IMG]

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slewthy

 

Screen landing re-trim procedure

Very exciting!! (well for me) The bit of the dash next to the windscreen is called the screen landing and is, infact, part of the bodyshell i.e. not removable. As outlined in other threads, this was trimmed at Lotus before the screen went in, so unless the screen is out/broken/removed etc, it needs to be retrimmed insitu, screen in the way. The problem is that there is a very narrow space at the junction and whilst it is part hidden from the outside by the black screen finishing ta

slewthy

slewthy

 

Header Rail retrim

Well, as many of you know, my restoration goes in fits and starts but infact, its all steam ahead in the background. Every night involves planning, rejigging the work order, all on a spreadsheet s even when I'm not in the garage, it at leastfeel[i][/i] s like I'm doing something! The restoration advances on many fronts. The interior has been on my mind for a while and I have to look at the shocking state of it everytime I walk into the garage, its time had come. The headlining has to be firs

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