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#106 andrewstrachan

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Posted 19 April 2009 - 11:00 AM

trying this today!
will post pictures if I don't make a total mess of it!

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Posted 20 April 2009 - 10:32 AM

Before:
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(not really a TRUE before picture...as I'd already tidied all the rubbish etc. out!)

Cardboard Stage:
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After:
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(Not perfect....but better than nothing!)

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PS Thanks for the guide Russell

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Posted 20 April 2009 - 10:36 AM

Great Job their mate. Iv got the wood to start mine now. The only thing im after is some black and white checkered leather/leatherette stuff to cover it in does anyone know where I can get some.

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Posted 20 April 2009 - 12:54 PM

Hi Sam,

I found that its best to double check the measurements using tape measure in the car, the base and back board i believe are pretty much the same size width wise baring about a Cm or so if i remember, so the one with smaller width is going to be he base and the one thats wider shall be the backboard as this is the main support were the other panels connect to. And as for the petrol tank side, it takes a bit of fiddling along with patience but it should fit in the left hand side, you may find you need to cut out a small section on the left hand side of the flexy mdf so that it bypasses a support for the petrol tank.

Hope this helps. Many thanks for using the guide.

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cool thanks

had a bit of a fiddle with sanders and stuff and looks to be fittindg in there pretty well, if not a bit fiddly when trying to get the screws in (especially if u have a rubbish screwdriver and lesss than impressive screws :) )

thanks again russ

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Posted 20 April 2009 - 02:06 PM

It's threads like this that make me wish I had a shed/the right equipment!

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Posted 21 April 2009 - 09:41 AM

Great Job their mate. Iv got the wood to start mine now. The only thing im after is some black and white checkered leather/leatherette stuff to cover it in does anyone know where I can get some.


I had a similar idea - I was going to use self adhesive vinyl tiles (which B&Q do in black/white checkers or aluminium checkerplate style) but in the end I thought the carpet would hide any imperfections better!

Get some pictures up if you manage to do it in leather - that would look really nice I think!

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Posted 08 June 2009 - 05:14 PM

the finished article.....

what u all think?

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Posted 08 June 2009 - 05:17 PM

although, u think i shud do the left hand side?

all it was, was that i cudnt be bothered to get flexible wood and sort it out.......but i dont think it looks to bad anyway

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Posted 09 June 2009 - 05:45 PM

Looks good with the tank exposed imo, but can you remove the LHS board without losing the structure? Because that would look better.

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Posted 10 June 2009 - 01:04 PM

I started to make mine the other day. Still cant find he materal im after though.

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Posted 10 June 2009 - 01:26 PM

Think mods should pin this...

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Posted 10 June 2009 - 01:26 PM

What material you after?

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Posted 10 June 2009 - 03:45 PM

What material you after?

Some black and white checkered leather/leatherette stuff. I also want to use this to cover the parcil shelf and the speaker borad under the back seats.

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Posted 13 June 2009 - 03:33 PM

Looks good with the tank exposed imo, but can you remove the LHS board without losing the structure? Because that would look better.



no dont think i can really, it holds the back pice up in place as well as the base board resting on small brackets. at least the tank is black anyway soo looks fairly neat, you can only see a few wires and stuff so nothing major.

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Posted 29 June 2009 - 06:38 AM

I started doing this today, but only started in the late afternoon and ran out of light. I'll see how much (if any) progress i'll make on it tomorrow any post pictures etc.




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