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stone
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PostSubject: New rear end in progress   Tue Sep 16, 2014 8:07 pm

Thought i'd show you the progress on my rear!!!!

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Just got to fashion a new fibreglass seat pan and cover it. Made the mould out of cardboard!

Sorted the problem of fast flashing indicators with resistors mounted on ally plate.


pic of old fishtail to compare

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PostSubject: Re: New rear end in progress   Tue Sep 16, 2014 8:44 pm

Nice rear end Stone!  Embarassed it really shows the back end off nicely  lgd
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PostSubject: Re: New rear end in progress   Tue Sep 16, 2014 8:55 pm

That is very cool, love the newer slender look. Raising it away from the tyre was a great way of giving a better look. I love the side on and rear look, in fact I love it full stop. Ace job done  lgd
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PostSubject: Re: New rear end in progress   Tue Sep 16, 2014 10:01 pm

Interesting piece of work going on there Stone ..... lgd
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PostSubject: Re: New rear end in progress   Wed Sep 17, 2014 8:25 am

Loving the look, great work you have done.
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PostSubject: Re: New rear end in progress   Wed Sep 17, 2014 10:34 am

Good job

How do you mount the new seat, do you make a hook underneath like the original seat ?
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PostSubject: Re: New rear end in progress   Wed Sep 17, 2014 5:23 pm

I was going to try and copy the hooks from original seat and fibreglass a bolt into the back that will locate into the existing hole. Was going to buy a second hand original seat and cut it down but they are going for around £100 and I didn't want to cut mine up because of selling it on.
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Ken1964
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PostSubject: Re: New rear end in progress   Wed Sep 17, 2014 8:29 pm

Very sleek Sir, well done.
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PostSubject: Re: New rear end in progress   Thu Sep 18, 2014 7:11 pm

looking good Stone!
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stone
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PostSubject: Re: New rear end in progress   Sat Sep 20, 2014 11:18 am

Gave up on seat. Fiberglass pan came out good and moulded foam ok. Just didn't look right. Ruined look. Original seat looks good for now. Think I will have to wait and purchase proper one for Germany.

Plus I didn't know where to start on the seat cover. Would have looked proper sh*t
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PostSubject: Re: New rear end in progress   Sat Sep 20, 2014 11:35 am

Hi Stone,
Maybe Tony Archer could help with the seat - he gets good recommendations & I'm hoping to get over to see him in the not too distant (Work keeps getting in the way).
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PostSubject: Re: New rear end in progress   Sat Sep 20, 2014 12:15 pm

Tony Archer?
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peardrop3
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PostSubject: Re: New rear end in progress   Sat Sep 20, 2014 2:46 pm

Google Tony Archer seats at Huddersfield Stone ok.
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stone
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PostSubject: Re: New rear end in progress   Sat Sep 20, 2014 3:06 pm

Nice one. Cheers
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OldManYam
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PostSubject: Re: New rear end in progress   Sat Sep 20, 2014 10:31 pm

Hi Stone,
I recently posted a web-link to Tony Archer's website in the 'seats' section of the forum if that helps.
Yam
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PostSubject: Re: New rear end in progress   Sat Sep 20, 2014 11:44 pm

Tony deos some brill work went over yesterday to collect my sons van seat another job well done, while i was there i was admiring Tony's Triton that he's just finnished restoring ilis
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PostSubject: Re: New rear end in progress   Sun Sep 21, 2014 12:14 am

Oh I like those pipes.
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PostSubject: Re: New rear end in progress   Tue Jan 06, 2015 10:16 pm

Looks awesome.
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PostSubject: Re: New rear end in progress   Sun Jan 25, 2015 8:26 pm

Yeah - that looks much better
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