ETS Drift Ute – Gel Coated

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So after going to all the effort making these guards from metal and getting them to stretch over the new width of the chassis I finally have new FRP guards.

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In a previous post I showed you the moulds in the process of producing the panels.

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Heres the finished product, Im very grateful to the IPTA team for their time spent on helping me with these.

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Now I have to radius them to get the amount of lock I need, still i think the tyre will make its own radius in them over time. Also notice that new bonnet?

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This was a a little easier to create, I ordered a new 02 model Thailand knock off bonnet to make the mould from.

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Its a two piece mould with the underside giving the bonnet strength while keeping it feather light.

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Im happy that I now have basically all the parts needed to finish off the build.

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Of course im going to make a heap of neat little alterations before everything goes off to be powder coated.

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But to have the body 99% complete is a huge milestone.

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I have some pretty exciting plans along with some visual excitement on the way, stay tuned, its the run to the finish line.

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