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Old 05-15-2019, 07:51 PM   #951
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Not much new to post. All just little detail work from here till Friday. Want to machine a replacement for the whole schebang from aluminum, but time didnít permit so I made an insert that replicates the front grille except I curved the hexagons to match the rear radius



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Old 05-16-2019, 11:43 AM   #952
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that looks great!
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Old 05-16-2019, 02:18 PM   #953
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I went back in your thread to look at the first one, and couldn't see the value of re-doing it but man, that came out great. I love the subtle lip underneath the bumper.

Have fun at IPD this weekend, no one can say you don't deserve a relaxing weekend around cars.
I wanted this (tucks behind the bumper):



Vs this (has really awkward cuts):



Between the previous installation and the current one there was almost nothing left here:



And because there was so much missing, coupled with being thin to begin with, it was pretty flimsy:

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Old 05-16-2019, 02:56 PM   #954
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Since the mold has been made, how many arms/legs would I have to give you to make me one? As well as a splitter?
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Old 05-16-2019, 06:37 PM   #955
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Now I get it, thanks for explaining.
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Old 05-17-2019, 07:51 AM   #956
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If anyone is curious how the aluminum exhaust is holding up over a year later. No cracks or leaks to speak of. Just a few scrapes

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Old 05-17-2019, 01:10 PM   #957
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Morning load up with the pack mule and heading off.

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Old 05-17-2019, 06:32 PM   #958
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That exhaust sounds so damn cool. Dude I can't get over how badass this car is.

Enjoy your weekend and your inevitable trophy, you earned it
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Old 05-17-2019, 11:26 PM   #959
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Washing up before the event



Tucked in over night


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Old 05-18-2019, 12:53 AM   #960
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Looks like you met your goal, congrats on getting it done. Have fun this weekend, my money's also on you getting a trophy.
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Old 05-18-2019, 01:18 AM   #961
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Another boring video with a messed up GoPro

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Old 05-18-2019, 01:18 AM   #962
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Looks like you met your goal, congrats on getting it done. Have fun this weekend, my money's also on you getting a trophy.
With Sean showing up, I donít think itís a foregone conclusion
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Old 05-18-2019, 10:30 AM   #963
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Sean????
No clue what car, doesn't matter, yours the best in "European modified "

Good luck, you are warp 5 in relation to my work (I'm old already, sniff) , Kay
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Old 05-18-2019, 04:28 PM   #964
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A quick interview with Shifting Lanes before the garage sale

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Outstanding!
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