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But we did make a BIG step forward over the Le Mans weekend.... the body shell came back painted in the early 70's Porsche colour of Grand Prix White. The front section is now fully glassed onto the chassis and screen hoop, and the doors and rear body have their support tubes all glassed to the body. Read More...

Body gaps being set-up for paint 3Next major step after having the chassis painted, was to start the final fit of the bodyshell to the chassis, for what I hope will be the last time. As the doors and rear body have the support tubes glassed in now, and this is the final fit to set-up the all the panel gaps, before we glass the front onto the chassis....and then paint the body.

Rolling chassis with me for websiteA major step in April was to add most of the final brackets to the chassis and then sending it away to be painted. I went for paint rather than powder coatings, because this being the prototype we will need to add more brackets and possible make some more revisions. And easier to re-paint local areas

Rear Brakes 1st Assembly (1)The rear brakes were far more of a challenge, as for the IVA we need a handbrake, so I had to package the biggest caliper with a handbrake spot caliper whilst maintaining 10mm clearance to the mag rim for the handbrake linkage. All within the 15" rims. Read more..

front-brakes-1st-assembly (2)We have front brakes! After what must be 1 year of design work and with the support of HiSpec in Dartford to get the best package within the 15" mag rims, we received the last of the brake components this week. Read more..

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