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Wow,looks great.A lot better then my Shapeways Pro mod Nova.Cant wait to see the chassis:cage.

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To see the daylight bouncing off that purple roof..... more than a work of art.... it's poetry!

Wish I could get close to that glass finish with my paintwork.

David

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Ken is touching up a couple of things and hopes to ship to me this weekend.

I'm going to start laying out a chassis jig which will hold this in place, I need all the help I can get since I only have two hands.

I have an alum plate and some pressure clamp arms that the jig & fixture world uses on coordinate measuring machines to hold work.

I'm going to put a couple slots horizontal which will hold a small block with a 'v' or a half round in it so it's adjustable, I know hard

to envision, Hope to have something to show in a week is life doesn't get in the way.

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1 hour ago, underdog1495 said:

Ken took this pic today before he shipped out the body to me. WoW!!

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Holy Sh%#,I didn't realize the car was that large.Looks incredible.

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It's a long time since I've been here in Big Boys section so I just went through the whole thread. Really nice work so far! Great job smoothing out the body before painting and the paint job looks good too. Now I need to follow this one...

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Started the design of the chassis. Took a while to get this base designed, researched the SFI spec closely and tracing the inside of the body, wheel base, engine position, etc. i think i have it nailed....if not ..well I’ll fix it somehow  lol lol

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Well Brian, if the chassis turns out anything like the body, it will be truly brilliant !

David

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Nothing this week guys. Thanks for all the encouraging comments. The weather is starting to break and I was very busy with family and house things this weekend. My 1:1 64 Malibu build will be coming home from the chassis shop in a month or two so I'm trying to stay on this Nova build in the meantime.

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Bill Sansone helped me out with these, look nice Simpson blackout. Pretty sure i have some silver i can put on the ropes to look the part a bit more  

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