Body Panel 12
I got some custom rear alloy15x10" wheels made to suit the honda 4 stud pattern and as you can see i finally have the 295-60-15's fitted and the first of the rear guards mounted.

Body Panel 12

I took the trike for a spin with a new tyre on the front and it flicks stones etc everywhere so i had to extend the front guard. Here is…

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Body Panels 11
Ok so it's been like moons since i got around to adding to the web page but i'm finally adding some more pics now. I bought two trailer guards and cut them down the middle then TIG'd them together so that i end up with a extra wide rear guard to fit over my 295-60-15's

Body Panels 11

Ok so it's been like moons since i got around to adding to the web page but i'm finally adding some more pics now. I bought two trailer guards and…

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Body Panels 9
Ok so we jump forward a bit in time here to where i have now made up both side panels and fitted them to the trike. Once the seats are on they fit nice and snug to the frame work.

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I Know this page shows various views of the same panel but i couldn't help adding them cause i was quite happy with how it turned out considering this is…

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Body Panels 8
Here is the plug of the L/H side panel all glassed up, as soon as this dries i'll pop it out and then i'll have a mould of one side panel done.

Body Panels 8

At last I'm finally starting to make a actual part from a mould. This is the front panel just freshly fiberglassed with 3 layers of 450GSM matt And here is…

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Body Panels 2
it's kind of hard to determine from this picture what it really looks like but it is actually a curved feature which will hopefully show up better at later stages of the panel making process.

Body Panels 2

I've only started on the bogging of the panel so there is alot more to go but what i have also done is cut out a triangluar shaped scoop in…

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Body Panels 1
I won't try to explain in detail the shape i'm after , i'll try and let the later pictures do that as i go along cause i'm not even certain of the final shape yet. What i've done so far is shaped some packing sheet to the shape of the frame and then added some curved ribs to the inside of it to try and give it the bulk and angles i need to get the right shaped panel. The packing sheet peices are attached to one another by threading short lengths of 1mm wire through the panels and twisting the wire till it holds the peices tightly in place ( just like i did when i built the hull of the hovercraft)

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So i'm now in the world of the unknown. I have never done mould making, or fibre glassing before so i'm learning it all from hours on the internet and…

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