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Old 08-01-2012, 01:48 PM   #30 (permalink)
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I'm continuing to glue up the foam core of my CarBEN EV5 (open source 5 seat electric car). This first photo shows a mistake -- can you spot the omission?

Here's the hand-cut fix on the left side:

The thin struts are there temporarily to hold the beginning of the firewall in position:

The first 2 feet of the front:

With the hood in place:

I also had not exported the latest version of the F19 sheet, so I was missing a piece (outlined in red marker) that I was able to trace from the mirror piece and cut by hand:

I've continued on the shaping progress (SurForms are the best tools for rough shaping) and I'm starting the lapped hood opening edge:

This is now too big to fit into my car... I need to put a work table in my garage!
Sincerely, Neil
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