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Old 09-02-2015, 11:46 PM   #426
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Dude, I love that instrument cluster. It's like a spin on the Rallye cluster with a hint of classic Americana vibe.

Can't wait to see the car gleaming in that Fiat pistachio gelato green.
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Old 09-02-2015, 11:55 PM   #427
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nice oompaa loompaa working for ya
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Old 09-03-2015, 03:08 AM   #428
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I'm soooo jealous for your nos door panels! I can really use an early type set like that in dark brown.
Love the silver dollar cluster.
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Old 09-03-2015, 03:39 AM   #429
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No flush mount rear hatch????
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Old 09-03-2015, 08:59 AM   #430
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Nice to see some progress on this one!
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Old 09-03-2015, 09:58 AM   #431
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Yep it did. I thought about pulling it but was lazy. The guy who I sold the shell to I guess will profit (though I stole the switch by accident )

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Dude, I love that instrument cluster. It's like a spin on the Rallye cluster with a hint of classic Americana vibe.

Can't wait to see the car gleaming in that Fiat pistachio gelato green.
Thanks! I'm still futzing with it. I've thought about raising the tach and dropping the outer to give it some look dimensionally. The only problem with that is I'll lose the OEM warning light spots (or most of them). Now I guess I can laser 3 pieces, a backer to mount the warning lights too, a middle honeycomb and the decor panel back lasered. Actually... I might try this.

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nice oompaa loompaa working for ya
He is so cute! He's finally getting to the point where he can hang out in the garage and actually stay in the garage. He gets really mad if I work with out him.

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I'm soooo jealous for your nos door panels! I can really use an early type set like that in dark brown.
Love the silver dollar cluster.
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No flush mount rear hatch????
Naw. To lazy and I like the look of the original hatch.

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Nice to see some progress on this one!
Feels good to make a little fake progress on it. I need to go drop the head off at the machine shop today actually.
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Old 09-03-2015, 10:15 AM   #432
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Nice progress!
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Old 09-03-2015, 12:12 PM   #433
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Your parts car has an electric sunroof?!? $$$
Not going to lie, I want it.
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Old 09-03-2015, 03:31 PM   #434
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Yep it did. I thought about pulling it but was lazy. The guy who I sold the shell to I guess will profit (though I stole the switch by accident )
Would have almost paid for the parts car if it had a good motor cover.
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Old 09-03-2015, 03:41 PM   #435
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I think it did.

PM me what email address you want to use and I'll put you in touch with the guy who bought the shell.
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Old 09-03-2015, 03:49 PM   #436
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amerbritcan wants it. Hook him up.
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Old 09-03-2015, 04:05 PM   #437
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Unnghhh, so jealous of electric sunroof.
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Old 09-03-2015, 10:56 PM   #438
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My car doesn't even have a sunroof so this is clearly for someone else to figure out/track down. I can't believe you didn't pull it though, that's a unicorn find.
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Old 09-04-2015, 02:53 AM   #439
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I can't believe you didn't pull it though, that's a unicorn find.
Mine doesn't have a sunroof either so I didn't even think about it.
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Old 11-22-2015, 07:13 PM   #440
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Bump! Have you managed to sneak in any work on this lately?
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Old 11-23-2015, 04:19 PM   #441
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Is this car in Norcal? I'd love to see it some time. And talk about guitars and amps and such!
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Old 11-23-2015, 05:09 PM   #442
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Yes, yes it is!

Doug...you need to do a burgerball one of these years. lol
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Old 11-24-2015, 05:53 PM   #443
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More updates please. My S70 is in paint now. You getting close to that stage yet?
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Old 11-24-2015, 07:33 PM   #444
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Doug what the hell.
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Old 11-24-2015, 07:38 PM   #445
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Seriously, Doug.
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Old 11-24-2015, 07:45 PM   #446
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I remember the good old days, before the guitar fame and kids...
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Old 11-24-2015, 07:57 PM   #447
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The lack of updates in this thread is unacceptable. I demand a full refund for my time!
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Old 11-24-2015, 09:44 PM   #448
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Think he is away from the internetz for a couple days.
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Old 11-27-2015, 12:17 PM   #449
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Sorry fella's, was out fishing. OK so here's the latest:

The short block is done except for machining the windows in the crankcase. They are still doing that for me. Working on the head now. I have to check in and see how that's going.

I have eventually a set of the Gaz coilovers from Yoshifab coming

I had a body shop lined up to paint the wagon, (that's the real main hold up right now) but they are being a bit squirrely.

Namely the main problem has been cash flow. From November of 2014 - June 2015 every month was our best month and it was great. Then July it faltered, then Aug-Sept-October were not only my worst months ever, I went 9 weeks once with out a single transaction.

But we also launched some new products that hit in late October and it's been turning things around so clawing out. Joy's of self employment. We're actually doing a major launch for NAMM 2017 so skipping this years show. That should free up about 30k LOL.

So situation normal- just looking for a body shop.
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Old 11-27-2015, 03:32 PM   #450
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Hmm, I wonder if Bill needs cabinets at the shop once they have the paint booth lined up? They are finally starting to get some of their own backlog out of the way. I'll inquire next time I talk to him, just for kicks.
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