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Paint is the cover , prep is the foundation..   the cover will always settle and sink if the foundation is not done properly..   Pics of foundation.  Repair , p

interior pics as requested, note these were taken before the paint was done. all the best requested.

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23 hours ago, mr.oogieboogie said:

No it's off to someone on the forum

Can you say or is it a secret?

Alcohol. Sex. Tobacco. Drugs. Chocolate.  Meh! NOTHING in this world is as addictive as an Evora +0. It's not for babies!    

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4 hours ago, mr.oogieboogie said:

Hi ho hi ho it's off to paint it goes

 

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That’s gonna look ace in metallic flip pink 👍

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11 hours ago, CHANGES said:

Old , decrepit , slightly frayed around the edges...  but still at it

You mucky old pup - I was on about painting not panting

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1 hour ago, Dan E said:

It looks amazing @CHANGES out of interest why does everyone paint the doors off the car. Probably a stupid question but always wanted to know the answer 

Must be to get into the door-shuts for proper paint coverage Dan

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14 hours ago, Dan E said:

It looks amazing @CHANGES out of interest why does everyone paint the doors off the car. Probably a stupid question but always wanted to know the answer 

 

12 hours ago, stephenwhyte said:

Must be to get into the door-shuts for proper paint coverage Dan

 

@Dan E   Not everyone does ,  its just when done properly they do , so you see them off more on the restoration sites , where as the cheaper repaints would not go to the expense and trouble.  

@stephenwhyte    Yes that is one of the main requirements . However i always take them off for the reasons noted earlier ..Gel crack on the joints.  For some reason the door shuts is where they crack the most.  With the doors in place you can not do a proper repair..    see pic.. 

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These are the classic stress / joint areas which exposed cracks when explored .. Also the 'B' post through the catch plate area..   The 'B' post is more prevalent on pre S4  Post S4 a  film to reinforce the gel across the seam has reduced or disguised the cracks there..  Unfortunately where the film stops you can still get visible cracks..  Its the nature of the beast.    These cracks are not always that visible but you can find them if you look hard enough on most of the Esprit..    On this pic you can see the crack either side of where the film is , on early models it would go all the way across..

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hope that answers the questions 

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