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Got the new tires I'll be using on the Trike mounted to the chrome wire wheels.
The are UniRoyal 215/60R15 which are about 1.5" taller then the stock GL1500 tire.
This should help to bring the gearing back down to 2.93:1 which is what the bike was.




Put the body back on the tires & looking like close to 6" shorten need each side to fit under the wheel wells.


 

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OK. stop playing around & get back to work on the tail light housing!
Started body on lights.
Need to fill all the outside seams & build up a wedge to the inside as much as I can.
That is so I will be able to remove the mold..

 

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Got both Housings in Primer.
Will wax & mold on Saturday.
HOPE they come out easy!:?

 

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hey looks good dont forget to turn that one in pic of both before you mout em.:D
 

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Ok, put a piece of the white tile board behind the back opening & taped it down with Alum tape. Fill the gaps & holes with modeling clay.
The bolt hole clay is pushed down a little so it will have a dimple on the new part & I can see were to drill the holes.
Applyed 2 coat of HI-TEMP paste wax & rubbed out.
Starting to spray the green release about 4-5 layers with 30 min between each.

OK Lightin, here are both together again, after all they are a pair, the other one had to get to the bathroom when the picture was taken & I didn't want to wait.

 

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Got one mold laid up & rolled out, Need a break:(
Boy, it's neat working with fiberglass, you can do almost anything you can dream up.
Can't wait to see if it comes off easy!:stumped:







Got the second molded, now for a nab as they harder.
 

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Hey, they came off pretty easy, which means they should work on the body also.:applause:
Two molds in one day.
Starter 7AM - Waxed, Sprayed, ripped, layer , rolled, popped, cleaned & washed - finished 4PM
May have them in Gel Coat by tonight.

 

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You do have an excellent talent my friend. Looking good
 

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Made a late night of it, so after a TV movie, went out & laid up both tail light housing.
Up till till 1:30AM
Up again at 6:30AM, so went out & popped them off & washed off the green release.
Will let the SUN, I hope, Bake them a little this morning.
Guess what I'll be doing today?

 

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Think I'm getting a little carried away.
Build as I go, no real plan as yet.
Rear bumper is off the Honda Del Sol also but has been cut up alot










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Glassed the tail light housings to the bumper, They stand up more then the slope of the old body & curve in more at the top.
The trunk lid may get turned over.
Still working on the design as I go.!
Will see what happen as it moves along.



 

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It's getting there slowly.
Still need to figure out all of the new curves to join to body.

93 94 95 96 97 HONDA DEL SOL SMOKE TAIL LIGHT
Less then $100.00 shipped from eBay

 

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Shorten the bumper about 3" & glassed.
Glassed the bumper to the body.
Glassed in the outer side corner & waiting for them to dry.
Removed the jack supporting the bumper.



 

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Working on the trunk area & making it larger with side wing.
This will help to support the body also.
I would like to Thank the Post Office for the great cardboard.





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Trunk is all glassed in.
If I catch the drying in time, been able to remove the card board as on the side fenders & get a nice smooth surface.
If not, I could always mail it.
It's fun playing with Fiberglass!
If it don't work, cut it off & try again.

 

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Got the next section of the body glassed over the tail light housing.
You can see on fender was a little late at getting the card board off.
Next is to figure out the trunk opening.
Make new or used old?





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Made copies of the inner curve top fender& mounted the L to R onto the new section.
Will make make new trunk lid & using another part of the Del Sol ( shorten) center section between the tail light. Will need to slice the bumper again to match to curve.






UPDATE:
Using the white tile board & the metal part, now have the basic look of the rear end.
Got the rear bumper push out also.
More grinding & fitting then glass it on.
Can cut out trunk lid after that & build up the inner lip seal.
Don't think will be finished be end of month, but hoping by Oct. 10th

 

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Fiberglass a lip behind the red part to hold it in place. Will remove later.
Glassed the floor & rear bumper in the new shape.
Removed & waxed the white board & red part so I will be able to remove after finished glassing.
Lay mat around the joint edges & on the white board.
Will sand in the morning & finish the layups.
Will lay out the trunk outline & cut it out after bracing it as it will be the trunk mold.





This has greatly increased the trunk storage space.
 

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OK, closed off the lic plate area to fit a MC lic better.
Round corners w/ Bondo.
Started lay more mat.

 
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