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Fibre glass services

Postby alan e » Sat 09.12.2017, 02:07

Went pass Fibre glass services in Yapton West Sussex and it looks like they have closed down.
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Re: Fibre glass services

Postby lotusflasherman » Sat 09.12.2017, 02:40

alan e wrote:Went pass Fibre glass services in Yapton West Sussex and it looks like they have closed down.


That's a shame for the T14/Climax Elite owners as I believe Miles Wilkins had the original moulds from Colin Chapman and FS was the sole 'official repairer'.

His books in the Osprey Restoration Guide series were helpful when I was fixing cracks & gelcoat issues before respraying a Scimitar GTE in the mid '80's.. Guide 3 is Fibreglass, Guide 4 is Paintwork.
Also his book on the Lotus Twin-Cam Engine is quite comprehensive.

Edit: See 'Paintwork' still available on ebay, but can't find 'Fibreglass'. Hardback books with £6.95 printed on the back of mine so some bargains around ..www.ebay.co.uk/itm/How-to-Restore-Paintwork-Osprey-Restoration-Guid-by-Miles-Wilkins
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Re: Fibre glass services

Postby lotusrepair » Sat 09.12.2017, 04:43

Is Miles still alive? He came to the USA for a Lotus event many years ago. I liked listening to his stories.
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Re: Fibre glass services

Postby Simon_P » Sat 09.12.2017, 07:42

I don't know the details but I think he has just moved next door.
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