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#81 calZ

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Posted 19 April 2017 - 11:28 PM

I'm also silently watching. I don't have much to add other than saying really nice work and that I get happy whenever I see you've updated the thread.

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Posted 20 April 2017 - 08:56 AM

Ah makes sense, it would be troublesome to really try and optimize flow with that style as an after thought really.

 

 

Keep up the good work!



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Posted 28 April 2017 - 04:57 PM

Some more intercooler pics...

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Posted 28 April 2017 - 05:05 PM

A look at the new sheet metal from the inside...

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The thinness of the sheet metal made welding a little more challenging than usual...

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Posted 28 April 2017 - 05:18 PM

A look at the driver side...

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After a some Eastwood rubberized rust encapsulator to tidy things up a bit before the next step...

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Posted 28 April 2017 - 05:23 PM

I probably should have stripped the trans-tunnel of the factory material but....ugh...I just wasn't up to it...

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Posted 28 April 2017 - 05:30 PM

More mocking up, this time with the piping and wiggins clamps...and daydreaming of the finished product...

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Posted 28 April 2017 - 05:36 PM

The problem with making things pretty is that it accentuates the things that are not...

The Greddy intake manifold...normally very attractive on its own...now stood out like a dirty thumb...

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Posted 28 April 2017 - 05:42 PM

I considered powdercoating it, but decided instead to have it polished first which would look great and still give me the option to powdercoat later if I wanted, or decided I just didn't like the polished look.

Doug...obsessed with the details...refused to let me polish it as-is.

He got rid of all the extraneous metal, leaving a more streamlined overall look...

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And, of course, if I polish the intake manifold, the only thing left in the engine bay not cleaned up/polished would be the compressor housing...can't have that!

Edited by boosted300, 28 April 2017 - 05:44 PM.


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Posted 28 April 2017 - 05:45 PM

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What a difference...

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Posted 28 April 2017 - 05:49 PM

Oh...let's not forget the end tanks...

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Posted 29 April 2017 - 08:35 PM

Any chance you know what the paint code is? I'm always trying to find the right shade of blue. It's tough to get right but yours looks great!



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Posted 30 April 2017 - 06:02 PM

Ooh wiggins clamps, I just started reading about those, super fancy.



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Posted 01 May 2017 - 10:20 AM

Any chance you know what the paint code is? I'm always trying to find the right shade of blue. It's tough to get right but yours looks great!


I'm sorry I dont...I asked the seller the same thing and he didn't know either...I believe he bought the body already painted from Cali.

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Posted 01 May 2017 - 10:21 AM

Ooh wiggins clamps, I just started reading about those, super fancy.


Yeah, They're cool...but can be tricky and require welding.

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Posted 01 May 2017 - 02:56 PM

It's 115 blue metallic.


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Posted 07 May 2017 - 08:01 AM

It's 115 blue metallic.


Thanks!





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