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A little premature to run it out of the workshop, but every little step forward makes me excited. It's nice to get to the rolling chassis point.

A side view giving me an idea of how the colour scheme will look. I think the Racing Green, Silver and Black colour scheme works well.
Time to do a little more today, starting with the front grill. The front of the rocket chassis was measured and marked out on to the perforated sheet , it was then bent using a piece of box as a guide. It's worth noting that the sheet has a smooth side and a rough side, although not a lot in it, there is deference, of course I bent it the wrong way round, smooth side in, not a problem but I will be more careful for the bonnet and engine covers.

This picture shows the the grill painted enamel black and riveted in to place, I wasn't sure whether its should have been silver, but it can be changed if needs be.

The aluminium radiator panels supplied had markings for the cut outs, I used these as a guide but not as a definite cut out point, with a few trips back and forth to the jigsaw I have ended up with some nice trimmed panels.

I have decided that the panels are going to be painted matt black, this is going to be done last, due to the brake pedals, wiring loom and braking system yet to be fitted as I do not wish to scratch the finished paintwork.
A view of the panel work from the rear.

Gear lever from a Mondeo and the original Focus handbrake lever now attached. For the gear lever to work, I have had to rotate the position of it 180 degrees and remove the reverse locking latch. I have yet to fabricate some replacement cable fixing points as the ones on the gear lever assembly are to short, these will have to be cut off.

This shows one of the lower radiator brackets that I have made. I thought it would be a good idea to make it removable using a couple of m6 bolts, this should aid the removal of the radiator in years to come should it spring a leak.

And this is a picture of one of the upper radiator brackets. This I have to say this is the mk II version, I felt that the radiator was too upright in my first fitment.
The bonnet has now been attached using a length of stainless steel piano hinge, this was quite a stressful and time consuming operation as I wanted it to fit perfectly.

The passenger view of the fitted bonnet. I prefer to see the hinge rather than try to fit it in to the fiberglass, I think it looks pretty classy.
Here is a picture of Anthony drilling out the fixing points for the engine cover, this has to be done before the engine is fitted as there is no space to get a drill in once the engine is in place.
Well here we go, lets see if the engine fits!

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