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Old 02-27-2021, 10:24 AM
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I am building ERA FIA 2158. Rather than document the entire build, I thought I would post a few of the things that I am doing that are somewhat different if anyone is interested.
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More pictures the better, especially during Covid winter.....
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Love the smooth hood without scoop. Shall we also assume no FIA bumps on the trunk?


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Pictures....please.
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I am building ERA FIA 2158. Rather than document the entire build, I thought I would post a few of the things that I am doing that are somewhat different if anyone is interested.
Always interested in a replica FIA build
"Different" as in interesting and very original? ....not 'hotrod' or similar?

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Just could not put a scoop on that beautiful hood or the bumps on the trunk. No eyelets in the doors either.
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My Dad's Cobra, circa 1967
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A cool dad!
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Now that is cool
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Wonderful photo of your Dad and his Cobra. Looks like a great build, will your FIA emulate elements of his car?

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The red seats, maybe? A great project!

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I have great memories in that car, I learned to drive a stick in it. It was a bit of a monster, Gurney Westlake heads, Webers, hot cam and a HD clutch. This build is going to be built to look like a vintage track car with the stuff you see as original looking as possible and the stuff you don't see upgraded to modern tech. Without the hood scoop I guess I will have to be a 1967 B Production car. One of the "original details" I added were correct hood latches.
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Where'd you get the hood latches? I love original (or more original) parts - but too often don't know what needs to be changed out, or what it needs to be changed out for!

Great photo of your dad, too!
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