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Was watching Cable the other day and saw an hours episode of how they build the Rolls Royce, from the chassis in Germany to assembly and paint work in UK.

Amazing and outstanding come to mind.

Have you seen the paint job - jaw dropping?

Imagine if they had a workshop for you to take your alfa to have a Rolls paint job!!

The best paint job in the world!

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And only one person is allowed to do the pinstripe.........so don't expect delivery during his annual holiday......:)
 

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And only one person is allowed to do the pinstripe.........so don't expect delivery during his annual holiday
Yep I saw that - no worries I don't need the pin stripe :lol::lol:

Also I just put green electrical insulating tape around the bumpers, looks great!

But to have that perfect mirror finish with the 7 coats of clearcoat to last a lifetime!!!

Wowwww.

mind you imagine how much they would charge!
 

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Seen that program - was brilliant. The Ferrari episode made me want to join the local production line... All the best tools and parts to hand - each engine built by the one person.
 

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It's all the floating air tools at reaching level with quick locking sockets in a tray. Lot's of red powder coated and polished ally lumps on a jig. mmmm mechanical porn.
 

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You should also watch the one about the Corvette assembly line... the comparison is amazing... "Yeah I install the Loom in 44seconds then it goes to the next guy"

And if there is a paint defect they grind the lacquer down on the line and run a buffer over until it looks OK again.
Compare that to the Rolls' and it's just silly.

My mate from college works at the Rolls' site in Chichester (Goodwood) - I used to go there every saturday for the track days where you often saw the odd rolls out on test rides with trade plates on. They do look sexy and a ride that can be directly related to silk over a pornstar's ****.
 

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My son works on the AM One 77. He comes home a nervous wreck sometimes when he's worked on finished cars with no protection on them. Imagaine trying to avoid the minutest of damage as you work all day long:eek:
 

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Ultimate Factories - on Nat Geo or Discovery or something mate. I'm sure if you look in the right places it will be online if you don't have them tho :)
 

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My mate from college works at the Rolls' site in Chichester (Goodwood)
Lucky b%&#$#$#$!

The amount of work and detail/accuracy/precision that goes into these amazing machines is just incredible.

They were marking the defects on the paint, I couldn't see much on the tv!!
 
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Ultimate Factories - on Nat Geo or Discovery or something mate. I'm sure if you look in the right places it will be online if you don't have them tho :)
ah yes, think i saw the one on the ferrari factory. will have a search for it :thumbs:
 

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I have worked at rolls royce fitting some Av kit around the assebly line for visitors, We had to fit an industrial/commercial plasma right above one of the spray booths on a balcony without using any drills, in the end we fabricated a rather crude double clamp to the piller to do the job.
The wood workshop there is something to behold as all the panels are made by hand.
 
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