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Since I still have problems with the fine swarf of putty I can't go on with my larger custom projects.

So I had to content myself with some repaints and other modifications the last weeks.
It's been a while ago since I did my last Wiesmann and the annual spring event is coming - time for offspring!


Wiesmann MF3 Roadster, mora-met.

For this I chose an elegant "tone on tone" combination and 21" rims from Jaguar XK.

















(Photos in the sun will follow)

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Wiesmann MF4 GT, Estoril Blue

This one got some more details:
- 20" BBS FI rims (resin copies from HWE 599GTO), rear wheels with lower offset (reformed in hot water)
- larger brakes with calipers painted in matt blue met.
- closed side windows
- refined interior with shortened shifter, scratch-built Becker navi, trunk in full leather optic and so on











































 
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Oh lord that Coupe is SEX!!!!!!!! Wow!!


The wheels on the roadster look a tad on the large side, a few mills smaller would be perfect IMO
 

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Two very nice mods mate, and a nice turn around too


As said above, I think the wheels on the roadster and slightly too big, a few mm's smaller and it would look a lot lot better


That blue on though, oh my!


Beautifull colour, love the wheels and you've done some nice touches with the shorter shifter and the leather in the boot
 

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Holy shhhhhhh! That blue is EXCELLENT!!! I still remember the posts from last year. I guess that conversation (below) has now come full circle. Amazing.

wow...what a turnout
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I LOVE the wheels on those last 2 Roadsters (the blue & burgandy ones you refererred to).
I agree. Those wheels are...I can't even think of a good enough adjective. HAHAHA

They look a lot like ADV1's or concave BBS F1 wheels. Does anyone know who actually manufactures them?

**Just looked around the internet...if those AREN'T BBS F1's, they are a VERY close replica. Oh yeah...and they also apparently go for about $8000.00

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Yes, those actually are BBS F1, but special Wiesmann-edition:











I already asked Uli Nowak to make them for me.

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Thanks!

Yeah, I bought this wheels half a year ago but since the 599GTO has no different offset, the look didn't match close enough.
Then I remembered resin is getting supple when it's warmed up. So first I tried it with a hair dryer but that didn't work.
Another question was how to form it accurately.

Finally I had the right idea: I put a metal ring in a small glass dish and the rim on that ring, so the center hub has enough space to go down.
Then I soused it slowly with simmering water, placed a rounded brush handle exactly to the center and pressed it down very carefully.
At first try I overdid and one spoke got broken (but repairable). After that I knew the point how far to go and it worked well!


I couldn't wait to see the combination with Estoril so I decided to repaint a GT instead waiting 'til I do the MF5 Roadster.
 
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