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jim

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Re: Dodge baquet ish build.
« Reply #105 on: 22 May 2020, 07:04:42 am »
I painted the radiator a sort of brass colour. It's a tin of gold spray that was very old and I don't really like it but its all i have to hand. I will paint on lots of patina in the vain hope of improving it.

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Re: Dodge baquet ish build.
« Reply #106 on: 22 May 2020, 08:12:46 am »
French polish might do the job of antiquing it, you can always remove it with meths if you don't like the result.

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Re: Dodge baquet ish build.
« Reply #107 on: 22 May 2020, 09:36:50 am »
I think it looks appropriate, but that's cos I like the look of used cars!

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Re: Dodge baquet ish build.
« Reply #108 on: 23 May 2020, 06:57:38 pm »
I painted the bonnet and one of the sides black satin car paint and a sort of turquoise that I mixed using Windsor and newton acrylics. I diluted it and tried it in an air brush hopefully creating a bit of patina. 

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Re: Dodge baquet ish build.
« Reply #109 on: 23 May 2020, 07:30:53 pm »
It's looking great.  Love the paint effect.

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Re: Dodge baquet ish build.
« Reply #110 on: 24 May 2020, 07:14:06 am »
What friction material have you used in your dampers?

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Re: Dodge baquet ish build.
« Reply #111 on: 24 May 2020, 08:02:12 am »
I used some old conveyor belt material that was in the bin. I don't know how effective it is compared to other stuff but does dampen well. It cuts ok with sharp scissors and I have plenty, so if you want some I can mail it to you.

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Re: Dodge baquet ish build.
« Reply #112 on: 24 May 2020, 10:00:03 am »
If the conveyor belt doesn't work out, do the same as many of the vintage race cars (and my CK Hartfords) and use oil tempered hardboard, as used to beon the bottom of drawers and back of cupboards. It works perfectly with no snatching as most other materials do.

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Re: Dodge baquet ish build.
« Reply #113 on: 31 May 2020, 05:34:58 pm »
The paint has been rubbish on the kart. Every time I go nearby it gets rustier. It hasn't even rained.

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Re: Dodge baquet ish build.
« Reply #114 on: 31 May 2020, 06:20:57 pm »
that is absolutely stunning!!! also what is the mysterious motorbike in the right of the picture?

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Re: Dodge baquet ish build.
« Reply #115 on: 31 May 2020, 06:33:10 pm »
Thanks Marek, the bike is an old honda cg125 that I converted into a flat tanker, board tracker type pit bike.

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Re: Dodge baquet ish build.
« Reply #116 on: 31 May 2020, 07:19:57 pm »
really cool, great work Jim!

So frustrating that we can't play yet.

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Re: Dodge baquet ish build.
« Reply #117 on: 31 May 2020, 08:31:16 pm »
The car looks good Jim, not sure about the driver :)

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Re: Dodge baquet ish build.
« Reply #118 on: 01 June 2020, 09:05:46 am »
Great looking car Jim the paint work is a brilliant job. 👍.

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Re: Dodge baquet ish build.
« Reply #119 on: 01 June 2020, 10:36:01 am »
The car looks good Jim, not sure about the driver :)
I don’t know Rhys,  I think he suits the car.