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Postby bob » Tue May 30, 2017 9:39 pm

Hi all, I know its been a while since my last round of questions but like most projects other things crop up which take priority.
Anyway I'm now trying to get back on track l (no pun intended) so I need your help in trying to locate a body kit and any other lightweight panels. I've tried to contact fibrebuild but have had no reply so I assume that avenue is now closed. If anybody has other ideas or contacts it would be much appreciated.
Also the car is a (or was) 51 plate thunder so I have the complete trim including dash panel any what seems to be a good engine and box to pass onto a good home. I live in North Kent so local delivery could arranged.
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Postby red » Wed May 31, 2017 8:04 am

Even of you could get hold of fibrebuild, I wouldn't.

I think Pumaspeed still do the replica panels?
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Postby PumaJay » Wed May 31, 2017 8:28 am

Stay well away from fibrebuild.

As red says... Pumaspeed might be your only option for an FRP kit now.

Other than that you might be very lucky and find something on ebay
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Postby bob » Wed May 31, 2017 10:49 am

Cheers for the quick response lads, looks like I'm going to have to bite the bullet and go to puma speed. Nothing against them as I've never dealt with them but was hoping to do some cash deals. Still if there any other window suppliers out there I would be grateful for contacts.
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Postby PumaJay » Wed May 31, 2017 1:29 pm

There is a guy who does light weight tail gates on ebay... but there isnt anything listed at the moment.

Plastic 4 performance do a full window kit as well
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Postby Puma Lee » Thu Jun 01, 2017 7:18 pm

pumaspeed no longer do the kits, spoke to alan the other day about this
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Postby red » Fri Jun 02, 2017 8:12 am

Do you mean Pumabuild or Pumaspeed? I thought Alan was at the former :D
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Postby Bentleya » Fri Jun 02, 2017 8:16 am

As above ^^.

Also, what are you intentions with the FRP bodywork? What are you trying to achieve?
It's a very expensive route to go down, needing to modifying the width of the vehicle, etc.

I feel, the route Jay has done with his car is the best route to go down for an all out track Puma.

The fibreglass boot lids are back on eBay. I had one previous on my old track FRP - fantastic quality and well worth the money.
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Postby PumaJay » Sat Jun 03, 2017 11:11 am

I would have to agree with this ^^^

If your just building a track car then an FRP kit isn't really going to make you or the car any faster, if you want it for the looks then I 100% get that but I would be putting my money into making it faster not wider.

I have plans for my own wide arches but I'm keeping it a secret for now!
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Postby stuvy » Sun Jun 04, 2017 11:33 am

Make your own windows the sheets cost nothing and you can do it in no time. I'd keep the heated screen as it's so useful in damp conditions on track
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Postby Simonavis » Tue Jun 13, 2017 10:06 am

Hi
Can't help with the questions you posed, however I am interested in the leather interior, seats, gearbox etc if they are still available. Sounds like I don't live to far from you if things are still available?
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Postby bob » Tue Jun 20, 2017 9:36 pm

[quote="PumaJay"]Source of the post There is a guy who does light weight tail gates on ebay... but there isnt anything listed at the moment.

Plastic 4 performance do a full window kit as well
Cheers for the heads up, spoke to the man (Phil) and he produces the lot so that little order been placed. The rear window will be sorted this week but I'm still tempted to diy the side windows.
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