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Category Archives: Project: Miata Roof Wing
Project: Miata Roof Wing – Mold Complete
Steve completed the mold today, and began wet sanding any imperfections in the gelcoat. Upper Half: Lower Half:
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Project: Miata Roof Wing – Mold Release
Applying the PVA (Mold Release) to the Plug, prevents the mold from sticking.
Project: Miata Roof Wing – Building the mold
Both sides of our wing will be finished, so we will need to create a closed mold. Which means there will be two half’s, the first step to create the top half of the mold is to define a parting … Continue reading
Project: Miata Roof Wing – Plug Complete
After hours of Sanding, priming and more sanding the plug is finally complete. The next step will be making the mold and producing the final product.
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Project: Miata Roof Wing – Underside & Mounting
Steve finalized the overall look of the wing. And began working on the underside, and mounting area.
Project: Miata Roof Wing – Adding Some Flare
‘The Master’ (Steve) at work! We decided to add a up-turn to the lip of the wing to give it a more aggressive “Flared” Look.
Project: Miata Roof Wing – Marglass
After achieving a rough shape with the foam, Steve applied a layer of ‘Marglass’ to add structure to the wing. Sanding and more sanding!
Project: Miata Roof Wing – Foam and Shaping
Today Steve pored the foam and started shaping the wing.