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Old 04-19-2020, 12:11 PM   #381
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Just a few photos, where to run the headlights washer hoses…factory clamps are all over, pretty straight forward installation


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...the secondary pump is a different story, as you can only access it with the front weel and wheel well off.
I really consider, to let someone else (with a lift) do it.

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Old 04-25-2020, 02:25 AM   #382
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so, the clear corners arrived...cut a washer hole by interpolation...pita, BUT POSSIBLE. Will be a welcome stencil for the driver side. The washer cuts only a little into the inner ring, glad it worked out...was my "biggest" concern.
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Old 04-25-2020, 03:34 AM   #383
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While still hoping for the best...car Audio wise, PORSCHE came up with a beautiful new 2 Din Radio.
While it looks "modern", it still lacks most, if not all the modern features I am looking for.

No car/board computer data
No BT car Play
No parking sensor / backup camera Integration / WLAN
...and the asking price for that, uhm...there are way better and cheaper solutions out there.
My weapon of choice Features (NEW: DAB+/Digital Radio! plus 7"touch screen in HD)

And my wireless iPhone recharging device is by far the most beautiful device, I have ever seen in the car Audio world, even getting regular feature updates


directly from the wastelands
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Old 05-02-2020, 11:45 AM   #384
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Just finished the installation of the Pioneer SPH-20DAB (150€)..."successor" to my SPH-10BT (100€).
Difference: It has regular AND digital radio.
Installed the active Pioneer DAB+ antenna on the windscreen, not really an eye-catcher, but hey.

HOLY SHNIKEY! What a booster of the audio sound quality! Totally blown away.
Well invested money for quality "Made in Japan", instead of over-priced stuff "Made in China".
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Old 05-02-2020, 04:25 PM   #385
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Man, that last shot with the stripes!!! (aka the clear corners arrived)
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Old 05-15-2020, 08:28 AM   #386
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O-kay, the covers are back!
#The paint job (sadly) took a lot of that PU flexibility away.
#They will need a strong, full surrounding double sided tape to hold them in a safe and perfect position.
#I will be fine with a 1mm thick tape, that I can already tell.
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Old 05-15-2020, 09:30 AM   #387
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Looks great! I know what you mean about the PU firming up after paint. My front bumper was like a wet noodle until it was painted.
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Old 05-15-2020, 11:47 AM   #388
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Thanks
Will have to experiment with 3M adhesive tapes a little...but I am pretty happy with them.
And I still have alu-tape and chrome bezels...just in case I want to mod the blinkers more.
Now get yourself another pair, JB.
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Old 05-21-2020, 10:18 AM   #389
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Permanently attached the driver side cover today! Used 3M 4941 VHB (1.1mm)

I don't want to bore you to death with endless headlight cover pics, I just want to post some more pics of different angles to give a better impression of them.
3D to flat 2D jpg pics do not do them justice, tbh. They look really great and already got some compliments (from a woman to boot walking by...lol)





THEY ARE PRICEY (item cost + shipment + VAT tax + paint shop + labor cost for modding and installing) --> But I am happy
They still are slim enough to have an OEM look, no comparisson to the eBay covers we all know.
I think the 1st photo gives a good impression, how much they change the front appearance.
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Old 05-21-2020, 12:03 PM   #390
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While looking for a perfect spot for a bespoke subwoofer, I took a photo of the space underneath the passenger seat. Looks promising, but most likely have to uninstall the seat.
While checking the photos, I discovered that our seats are made by RECARO...lol.
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Old 05-22-2020, 12:12 PM   #391
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2nd cover "permantly" installed. I have to let them "rest" for 72 hours for maximum adhesion.
In the meantime...I need to get a 3D Printer...unlimited possibilities and endless mods for a creative mind..."Klimtlights"...lol
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Old 05-23-2020, 11:44 AM   #392
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...Hamburg...rainy...the hair uhmm...the covers are sitting strong,
...pit stop in Munich...windy...the covers look great,
...destination Rome...sunny...the covers are still in perfect shape.

(okay that was an inside joke: That used to be a TV ad here in Germany, promoting hair spray, back in the 80s --> I am sure Smallblock remembers, lol)
Used 3M 4941 VHB (1.1mm thickness), heavily modified, mods/inserts for the blinkers might follow. 3M matte black 1080 wrap still on its way...JB, you are right, once detected that Little headlight glimps, you cannot make it unseen.
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Yours looks great. My passenger side had a larger gap than you have. Pity. 😥


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Old 05-23-2020, 03:43 PM   #394
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There is a little wiggle room, so I decided to fixate the covers starting from the inside (hood gap). I tried to give it a perfect 4mm gap with minimal visible clear headlights shining through (had to check the most common and typical front/side view angles).
When I was happy with it, I taped the covers with positioning duck tape….going from the hood over the covers into the open spot again. cut them on both sides, so I had perfect alignments on the hood, covers and headlights.
Adjusted the covers from inside out, and from bottom side up. It is possible to minimize that gap...and I will cover it with matte black wrap anyway.

Photshoped photo, how it will look with a blackend gap (driver side gap was visible in the photo---although it has the same gap on the other side).
It is basically gone. Oh...and I photoshoped a DRL set up (new 935 style seems fitting to me)
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Hey those DRLs look great! Kinda remind me of the new Porsche headlight 4 bar DRLs
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Old 05-24-2020, 12:57 PM   #396
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Yeah, I think that set up might work...and the only weapon of choice I found is from hella (and needs to be modded...AGAIN...). Cables need to be extended...a possible task, I hope.

And when that is done, the subtle front splitter will be attached (if the TÜV approves).
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Yeah, I think that set up might work...and the only weapon of choice I found is from hella (and needs to be modded...AGAIN...). Cables need to be extended...a possible task, I hope.

And when that is done, the subtle front splitter will be attached (if the TÜV approves).
Do you have a link to those lights. Not to steal your idea, but for something else.
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Old 05-24-2020, 01:35 PM   #398
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Do you have a link to those lights. Not to steal your idea, but for something else.
https://www.hella.com/daytimerunninglights/en/cardriver/LEDayFlex-1723.html
2PT 980 789-861 6 LED light modules daytime running light
should be on Amazon or eBay
Hey, no copyright on the idea, go ahead
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Photshoped photo, how it will look with a blackend gap (driver side gap was visible in the photo---although it has the same gap on the other side).
Oh, LIKE! Cool idea, hope it works out as planned.
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Old 05-26-2020, 10:38 AM   #400
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That is probably the closest to the 1st photoshop render, I can get.
Those light will be sitting behind the grille...
Just need to mod 2 cables to create those 2 gaps...looks managable.

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