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Been on here for a while now so thought it was about time I put one of these up.

Started off around 18 months ago when I picked up this 93 Eunos Roadster S-Special that looked like this




First thing to happen was to stick some 002's on it, I'd go on to regret this but for the time being I was happy enough with it.
Got rid of the Lexus rear lights around this time aswell.





Next up on the list were some flares, ended up going for some cheap ebay jobbies, supposed to be autokonexion copies I think.
The finish on these was pretty horrible and took ALOT of sanding/ filling and some more sanding before it was right but got there in the end.
Finished them off with some rubber beading around the edges to give a more 'factory' look.




Offset front plate and Carbing style towing eyes were fitted at this time aswell.



 

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Next on the agenda was to tidy up the interior a bit, fitted some new leather gear and handbrake gaitors aswell as some toggle switches for the hazards and pop up light switches.



Did some tinkering with the ashtray to incorporate an ipod holder aswell




At this stage it was coming up time to get the car garaged up for the winter, but just before this I picked up a Carbing alu rollbar with doorbars, didnt really like the fact it was aluminium but rollbars are near impossible to find here in Ireland.
Plan was to fit it before the car went back on the road the following spring/ summer.
Heres a pic of a wuick trial fit





Over the winter I started playing around with the interior some more, and started making a KG Works style instrument panel.

first template:


second template


Perspex backing panel in place


Now with 4mm plastic


and in place

 

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After making the instrument panel I had some plastic left over so decided to try my hand at making a Zoom style center console.

Started off with some plastic cut to shape for the sides


After this a rough frame was made from some timber I had laying around and an armrest added, dont really have many pics of the construction.


The finished article, along with a vintage inspired radio panel I made around the same time


and all fitted, still some tidying up to do to it at this stage



Also retrimmed my door cards in diamond stitch vinyl around this time, just in time just in time to get the car back on the road for sprin, along with fitting the RS Products hvac panel and knobs.



Aluminium door pulls added



Few more shots of the interior up until now




Radio panel consists of mini amp with radio and ipod function, elec window switches and clock

 

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As it turned out I never got around to fitting the rollbar, mainly due to the fact that I didnt like the fact it was aluminium, and it didnt really suit the direction the car was going in either.
I ended up getting lucky in finding second hand a Hard Dog Deuce that was only a few months old.



Couldnt beleive my luck with this as they are like hens teeth over here and the double hoop design suited the now vintage theme of the car perfectly.










Got in on one of Rods Zoom group buys for some side repeaters




Forgot to mention, had a go at making some TSI's ala Rev's guide over the winter aswell



 

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Thanks guys.

Next step was to sort out the wheels, really regretted buying the 002's at this stage.
I always wanted a set of Hayashi Street but could never really justify the price, aswell as that finding a set in a width and offset to fill the arches was always going to be difficult.

So when ROTA released the BM8 I picked up a set in 15x9.
Had originally intended to put a 225/45 tire on them but the only one availible in that size over here was a Toyo R888 or R1R.

Didnt really want a track spec tire at this stage so tried a 225/50 first




Not really a success as you can see, made the car look like a beach buggy!

My only other option was a 215/45, didnt really want to go the stretch route but as option only offered a slight stretch I was happy enough to compromise, there will be a set of 225/45's going on next time around though.




 

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Got in on another one of Rods group buys during the summer, this time RS Refine gauge rings.





Really great quality product, but I felt they made the standard Eunos clocks look somewhat inadequite.
Luckily Rev started selling his gauge faces so ordered a set of his Version Rossa modified slightly for the UKDM spec clocks







Final thing to be done to the car towards the end of the summer was to replace the Carbing style tow hooks with Ryoko Robs, which really are great quality and were worth the wait in the group buy
 

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Thanks man, yeah pretty much regretted fitting the 002's within a few months of having them on the car, back on track now though
 

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Awesome build, smac! I too am a huge fan of your interior and DIY skills.

Thanks Stoly, hope to do some more diy on the car over the winter months, concentrating more on the exterior this time around
 

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Thanks man, Im in Donegal, its still on UK plates hence the yellow rear.


Thats pretty much everything up to date at this stage, have this little collection waiting to be fitted;
Runabout M2's
Aerodramatics door handles
and some lights for my exterior project

 
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