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Old 12-21-2023, 11:47 AM   #61
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So I finally got the headlights and turn signals wired. Not sure why but passenger is not working. Will have to dive into that another day. I added a piece to the bumper for where the front tires stick out. Not sure how I feel about it, donít think I will keep it and just let tires stick out.


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Old 12-21-2023, 03:57 PM   #62
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]Before I added the extension by the wheels. Not sure what I did but deleted image. Will try to fix later
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Old 12-23-2023, 09:57 AM   #63
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When I was building this project I could never get the rear bumper right. I ended up chopping off the bottom half because it made it look more crocked. Today I finally made a piece to finish it up in a style I like once I figure out how to attach it. Now to get the headlights adjusted properly and then a test drive when I get time. Still have to make fender liners, first two attempts were trash.




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Old 12-26-2023, 06:24 PM   #64
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Not done but close.









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Old 12-29-2023, 11:31 AM   #65
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Quick test drive today. I thought I had it fixed but still rubbing up front. I did however get the rear fender liners done. Not factory looking but will do the job well enough.

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Old 12-30-2023, 10:53 AM   #66
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I feel like the rear is missing something. Toying around with this idea, would appreciate thoughts.






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Old 01-13-2024, 08:35 AM   #67
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I think I got the rubbing figured out. Only more test drives will tell the tale. One mistake I made is I never got a reference line for the stock headlights and now I am trying to adjust these with no firm lineup point. A few more test drives and rewire front turn signals and she will be ready for the big test. Interstate travel to make sure nothing flies off LOL
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Old 02-01-2024, 04:45 PM   #68
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Got a short drive in tonight to test my headlights. Drivers side needs to come up a bit but not to far off. Got up to 60 tonight and everything is still in place. Have more confidence in my work. I have a few rattles that I can’t remember if they were there before the work so will keep driving and see. These larger tires really change the steering. Next week go see my alignment guy and see if we can dial this in better.
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Old 02-02-2024, 08:04 AM   #69
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I'm wondering what speed humps would look with the body changes, and not worry about the hard top.
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Old 02-02-2024, 11:33 AM   #70
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I want to drive it to much to not have a top. I may try to get a set of speed humps just so I know. Funny thing is I am not much of a convertible guy.
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Old 02-03-2024, 08:35 AM   #71
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Well after a drive today I think maybe the 265/35/18 are just too big for the front and will not clear unless I change the radiator setup. Going to move down to a 235/40/18 and see if that gives me the clearance I need. Side note, I think pictures make this look better than it actually is lol


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Old 02-06-2024, 08:16 AM   #72
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Hope the new tire size helps out. I know you're kicking yourself but I am really digging the hypershift paint.
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Old 02-06-2024, 10:37 AM   #73
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Luckily the tires were just the rear set I had originally on the car so no money wasted there. I bought a used set of 235’s to make sure they fit before spending real money. Did the same thing with the 335 rears.
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Old 02-06-2024, 11:56 AM   #74
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I agree! It's gorgeous!

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Old 02-06-2024, 05:24 PM   #75
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Thanks. The color is ZBR from KP pigments, fell in love with it when I saw it on Dipyourcar YouTube channel.
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Old 02-07-2024, 07:55 PM   #76
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Fantastic work! Super impressive!
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Old 02-10-2024, 10:53 AM   #78
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The change to the 235 tires gave me the clearance I needed. I will look into fitting the 265’s at a later date because to be honest I think they looked better. There is stretch going on now which isn’t the best look.
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Old 02-12-2024, 06:25 AM   #79
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265 tire up front




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Old 02-26-2024, 05:42 AM   #80
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Ordered these to try and get some more contact patch in the rear. Hope it works. They get installed Thursday, I was going to attempt myself but figured I need a new alignment so let the show do it.

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