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Body back on. Got all the electrical sorted out and now able to put final paint on the interior dash panels and tunnel. Went with Acura integra Andaro red pearl. Wholly smokes that paint is pricey!!. Good thing it is small car.
Couldn't wait to try the new goodies my friend at Rogue Se7ens made for me! The rear diffuser and front air dam are new products for him-nice work! Jim is now working on a set of flares for this car-carbon fiber. The rear needs to be 5 inches to be road legal.
The doors are quite interesting. I asked Jim to make a roll down window mark 1 door. They turned out great but we both didn't think on how to fit the door handle. Options explored were a cable/pulley set up to clear the glass or a electric door popper. I decided on the latter.
No pictures of the failed first attempt-I bought a small bear claw and trunk latch and decided the trunk latch would fit best in the original door latch position. This worked great till I got the weather stripping i. The carbon door flexes out and there is no way to hold the lower door in and my pet peeve is door that don't fit(which is common and sometimes unaviodable in a mini but I try to get the best fit )
The solution I am currently working on is to place the latch lower-sort of mid-door skin. This way I can put even pressure on the rear edge and maybe get a better close. Also, going to have to use different weather stripping as the factory stuff is too thick!