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Old 12-21-2016, 02:27 AM   #76
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You've got some to get rid of?

I'd like to see what I think about TV screens in person too.

I have my only one set. Better get some before they are all gone.
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Old 12-21-2016, 03:53 AM   #77
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I don't hate it, but I don't love it.

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Old 12-21-2016, 10:36 AM   #78
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I personally prefer quad squares over single rounds. That front end with the flathood looks great, just as Odin intended.
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Old 12-21-2016, 11:52 AM   #79
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You would love it with '83 toy bumpers. Sad but true.
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Old 12-21-2016, 11:59 AM   #80
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You would love it with '83 toy bumpers. Sad but true.


With mismatched filler trim and droopy ends.

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Old 12-21-2016, 12:41 PM   #81
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With mismatched filler trim and droopy ends.

But it would look better at 20ft Ken
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Old 12-21-2016, 12:47 PM   #82
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But it would look better from 20,000ft up Ken
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Old 12-21-2016, 05:28 PM   #83
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But it would look better from 20,000ft up Ken
ftfy.
^This.

Toy bumpers look fine on 1983-85 cars. Partly because of the fact that there's no droopy ends and commando bumper trim that looks like ass.

Tate,

To see how your car would look with E-codes, just mosey on over to Ken's project lumberwagon thread. Imagine the hood, fenders, and core support being black, instead of white. Or, imagine my car with a flathood and the 1979-80 Euro 240 grille, since my car is the somewhat stock version of yours.

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Old 12-21-2016, 07:20 PM   #84
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With mismatched filler trim and droopy ends.

No one ever suggested piss poor installation or misuse of trim. Gahd.
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Old 12-21-2016, 07:21 PM   #85
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I don't hate it, but I don't love it.
kinda my thoughts
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Old 12-21-2016, 07:25 PM   #86
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You would love it with '83 toy bumpers. Sad but true.
You're right, but I won't do it.

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^This.

Toy bumpers look fine on 1983-85 cars. Partly because of the fact that there's no droopy ends and commando bumper trim that looks like ass.

Tate,

To see how your car would look with E-codes, just mosey on over to Ken's project lumberwagon thread. Imagine the hood, fenders, and core support being black, instead of white. Or, imagine my car with a flathood and the 1979-80 Euro 240 grille, since my car is the somewhat stock version of yours.

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kinda my thoughts

I looked at it in the light today and the quad squares are growing on me. I'll leave them on for at least a little while.
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Old 12-21-2016, 11:05 PM   #87
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You're right, but I won't do it.


Commando powah baby!

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I need to find me a set of ecodes.
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I looked at it in the light today and the quad squares are growing on me. I'll leave them on for at least a little while.


Big kool-aid in the motherland with the 81 DL / GTX blackout reflectors, but just another car here.
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Old 12-21-2016, 11:32 PM   #88
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Commando powah baby!
Yep. (Rockin' with our bumpers out)


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Small squares or TV screens?
He wants the style you sold me and that are now on my 242.

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Big kool-aid in the motherland with the 81 DL / GTX blackout reflectors, but just another car here.
Yup. It's that "grass is greener on the other side" syndrome.

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Old 12-21-2016, 11:51 PM   #89
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Tate is mulling over the TV screens I have in the mail
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Old 12-21-2016, 11:56 PM   #90
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I don't hate it, but I don't love it.

That looks good. Makes the front end flow together.
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Old 12-22-2016, 12:43 AM   #91
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Big kool-aid in the motherland with the 81 DL / GTX blackout reflectors, but just another car here.
I forgot about the GTX "reflectors". That might be the trick instead of ecodes with some covers.

But I'd probably prefer TV screens to 7" squares.
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Old 12-22-2016, 01:39 AM   #92
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That'd be an option as well...



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Old 12-22-2016, 03:29 AM   #93
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I just went out and did a few pulls. The point at the cross hairs is what's interesting.



That is the full 10 psi of boost that I'm limiting the engine to by ~3000 RPM. HUGE difference when compared to my old B21FT where full boost with the same turbo happened at like 3500-3700 RPM.

This engine breathes really well. Boost onset is fast and hard.
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Old 12-22-2016, 05:47 AM   #94
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nice, black 242 looks really good. I like the round headlights on page3 more than the 4 squeres.
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Old 12-22-2016, 01:54 PM   #95
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I need to find me a set of ecodes.
Hella makes a nice set of h4/h1 lamps for quad square. Combine that with 4000 lumen led bulbs and you will have an outrageously bright setup. Far brighter than any other setup possible.
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Old 12-22-2016, 05:11 PM   #96
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Oh, Mediocre 242 sighting (look through the windshield):


March 2003, back when luke242ti owned it.

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Old 12-22-2016, 05:13 PM   #97
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flathood with quad squares might be my favorite front end. you should change it so it doesn't seem like i'm copying you if i do it.
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Old 12-22-2016, 05:47 PM   #98
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Hella makes a nice set of h4/h1 lamps for quad square. Combine that with 4000 lumen led bulbs and you will have an outrageously bright setup. Far brighter than any other setup possible.
That's an idea. I'll have to find some.

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change it so it doesn't seem like i'm copying you if i do it.
No. You need to live with the fact that you're a copier.
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No. You need to live with the fact that you're a copier.
no, i need to live with the fact that i constantly fail to execute ideas in time to be vaguely unique. see also: white letter tires. see also: high comp small turbo motors. see also: T cam usage.
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^Yeah, hard to be unique when Volvo originally executed it in 1977-78 when they came out with the GTX option package in Europe, then rehashed it in 1983 with the flathood 242 Turbos.

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