As I said in my last update, photos and progress has come to a mear trickle, but I finally stumbled across a photo of the left side to show where the door was cut:
So I went about figuring out how to cut it while keeping the gap tight. I could use a dremel with a cutting wheel, but it was just too thick, about .025in. Which would have left a big gap, and thats if it cut “dead on balls accurate” straight. I eventually remembered watching a youtube video of a guy making custom rings, using a super thin saw blade. So I looked for a jewelers saw, and found one online at the dredded hobby chain store I shall not name. They didn’t have any in stock, but I did find a saw attachment in the model isle. It came out to being .015in., certainly more suitable. So with a slow and steady cut, and about 10 mins, I got the result I was looking for:
Of course the window frame has been weakend, so I have to be careful, but also allows me to adjust it if I want to tighten it up.
Now I need interior shots of the rollcage, but Im pretty certain it was built like the Mk IV’s, and even had an identification light (the thing sticking out on the bottom right of the cage) so I will most likely replicate this with brass or aluminum rod, or even swipe it altogether from my SC mkIV model.