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Porsche 914/6 GT: Casting Begun 6/18/14


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Posted 09 April 2013 - 02:59 PM

I have found restorer's guide to be a good reference.  I picked this one up for under $20.

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Posted 09 April 2013 - 03:05 PM

Using the restorer's guide I was able to add the under roof reinforcement used on the 914/6 GT.

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Posted 16 April 2013 - 01:49 PM

Haven't been doing a lot of posting but I have been making progress.  I have permanently installed the roof & wind screen and have the flairs puttied to the point they are ready for primer.  The primer coat will no doubt expose some flaws which will then have to be addressed.

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Posted 16 April 2013 - 01:54 PM

The rear "boot" is basically complete.  However I still need to work out clearance for the rear deck hinges.

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Posted 17 April 2013 - 07:03 AM

That is turning out perfect. Great job! Keep at it. You are doing it justice.



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Posted 17 April 2013 - 03:04 PM

Great job so far!  The detail work may not get noticed by the herd, but at any show when a real Porsche guy sees it, he will go nuts! And that should make your day.



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Posted 18 April 2013 - 12:40 AM

That is turning out perfect. Great job! Keep at it. You are doing it justice.

Thanks Jason.



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Posted 18 April 2013 - 12:47 AM

Great job so far!  The detail work may not get noticed by the herd, but at any show when a real Porsche guy sees it, he will go nuts! And that should make your day.

Thanks Tom, yes that does make my day.  It suprising when you compare the kit closely to reference material it is really quite accurate.  Atleast what's there.  It's a shame that the kit is so poorly engineered.  But that's not gonna stop me!



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Posted 18 April 2013 - 02:18 PM

To my amazement primer coat didn't reveal many flaws.

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 04:40 PM

This is BEAUTIFUL !



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Posted 19 April 2013 - 02:40 AM

Looking VERY good!



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Posted 19 April 2013 - 03:37 AM

This is BEAUTIFUL !

Thanks Wayne.  I'm pretty happy with it so far.



Looking VERY good!

Thanks Mike.



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Posted 19 April 2013 - 03:37 AM

Looking good so far. A resin casting candidate.



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Posted 19 April 2013 - 03:39 AM

Really sharp and clean widened porsche, I liked!



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Posted 19 April 2013 - 03:50 AM

Looking very good indeed!



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Posted 19 April 2013 - 03:53 AM

Looking good so far. A resin casting candidate.

Well... I do know a few resin casters.


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Posted 19 April 2013 - 03:58 AM

Really sharp and clean widened porsche, I liked!

Thanks Jose.  I am really happy with the wheel/tire combination and the rear stance.  I want to get the front end lowered 1-2 mm more so that the top of the tire just tucks under the fender lip.



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Posted 25 April 2013 - 02:57 PM

Here's the latest mock-up of the nearly complete under chassis & suspension.  Still need to sort out the rear shock absorber mounting and fabricate the transmission support.  Headers and megaphones are from HRM's IROC Porsche RSR trans-kit.

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Posted 25 April 2013 - 04:00 PM

Great progress so far.



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Posted 26 April 2013 - 03:37 AM

Well... I do know a few resin casters.

 

I am in for one!