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Old 04-09-2021, 06:42 PM   #101
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Do the rear doors still open with the flairs?
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Old 04-09-2021, 06:43 PM   #102
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Do the rear doors still open with the flairs?
they will, once the flairs are mounted I'll cut them where the door seam is.
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Old 04-10-2021, 11:39 PM   #103
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Had a bear of a time getting the bilstein hd's installed but they're in! Suspension completed, we'll work on the flairs this week.

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Old 04-18-2021, 09:11 PM   #104
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Took it out for a nice little shakedown run...

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Old 04-18-2021, 09:17 PM   #105
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Took it out for a nice little shakedown run...

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Man that is some bada$$ fun right there.
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Old 04-18-2021, 11:39 PM   #106
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Old 04-19-2021, 06:37 AM   #107
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Old 04-19-2021, 06:12 PM   #108
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Getting the brackets for the "headlights" figured out, I think I'm on to something here... There will be 2 LED bars on each side and we're using the stock turn signals.

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Old 04-19-2021, 06:58 PM   #109
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What type of light bars are those? Might be thinking about retro fitting those inside stock headlights behind the front lenses.
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Old 04-19-2021, 07:14 PM   #110
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What type of light bars are those? Might be thinking about retro fitting those inside stock headlights behind the front lenses.
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Old 04-20-2021, 12:18 PM   #111
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would love to see where you trimmed the fenders....

looks really good.
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Old 04-20-2021, 12:43 PM   #112
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would love to see where you trimmed the fenders....

looks really good.
Thanks, I removed an inch from the lip on all 4 fenders then added the flairs. Just drew a line that looked good enough and went to town with the cutoff wheel. The fronts were easy, only 1 layer of metal. The rears I cut the first layer with the cutoff wheel then followed that line with the sawzall to cut through the other 2 layers.

For now the rear is open, I haven't capped off the cuts yet.
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Old 04-20-2021, 08:05 PM   #113
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The stock antenna mount cant handle the 5ft whip antenna we have for the CB so I decided to design a new mount in Fusion360 to cut out of steel. This mount will get welded to the body of the car.

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Old 04-20-2021, 11:38 PM   #114
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This definitely turned out better than I expected

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Old 04-21-2021, 06:38 PM   #115
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Got the new CB antenna mount welded on.



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Old 04-23-2021, 02:45 PM   #116
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Old 04-24-2021, 01:40 PM   #117
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Thanks man. Got the mounts for the first 2 headlights, waiting on the rest but damn I love this look. The lower LED's will be the low beams and the uppers the highs. These will be hooked up to the stock headlight harness, no cutting.

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Old 04-25-2021, 11:41 PM   #118
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Got the lights finished...

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Old 04-25-2021, 11:45 PM   #119
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This turned out exactly how I imagined, couldn't be happier.

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Old 04-26-2021, 01:35 AM   #120
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It looks like you could fit a third light in there.
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Old 04-27-2021, 01:03 PM   #121
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It looks like you could fit a third light in there.
I was thinking the same thing. Separate them with yellow? Amber turn signals?
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Old 04-28-2021, 11:44 PM   #122
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The headlights definitely cant be used much for night driving... burnt out a few eyeballs...

Looking for a red fender to replace the white fender, drivers side...
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Old 06-08-2021, 01:55 PM   #123
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What have we been doing over the last 2 months?

here's a bunch of pictures.

Custom torque rods


E-fan from STS


This actually works, tapped 1/2 x 14npt threads into this weird plug thing


Installed a lunchbox


Added stickers from our friends, yes, we know these people personally



I love this car, all 4 led bars come on when you hit the brights...



Next on the list is roof rack, rock sliders and new motor (after the gambler)
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Old 06-08-2021, 02:43 PM   #124
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Dammit Tommy, I have an STS shroud with big fan for sale here!
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Old 06-10-2021, 11:29 PM   #125
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Nice work! Torque rods look familiar! How was it installing the spartan locker? Im planning on installing mine this weekend, any tips?
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