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Post by Fuzzyneon » Tue Sep 02, 2008 2:02 am

sxxxt wrote:the thing about those bezels is you have to custom fit them to the radio you buy. you can just make universal ons then sell them. i would have to have the radio and make the cuts, then mold it around the radio. thats why no one sells them cuz its a custom thing. if that makes sense.
I figured that lol looks good though i was hoping you where using another dash kit and fit it to the kit then installed the radio lol.
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Post by sxxxt » Tue Sep 02, 2008 11:05 pm

yea im gonna get 18x8's chrome rpm wheels.

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Post by slaw » Sun Sep 14, 2008 1:11 pm

updates?
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Post by sxxxt » Sun Sep 14, 2008 4:47 pm

ok first up, got my srt-4 steering wheel in with the painted air bag and steering wheel badge, i would have sanded it and made it really stand out but since its an air bag and i still want the general reason out of it i just used spray paint and cleared it. also u can see my new AC knobs that i finally found. also i test fitted my new fenders with the flares, had to make cuts for the lambo's, and i also started on my tranny swap sat.
here are a couple of pics of the new stuff
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the fenders
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and some progress pics of the swap
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Post by sxxxt » Tue Sep 16, 2008 12:03 am

ok more updats not that ne one cares about little oh me.
heres a pic of the johnny mopar bushings, not sure if ther in right. im assuiming so, correct me if im wrong
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and heres the obx short shifter
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and the pedals im gonna change the pedals because they were so worn out.
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and another update on the fenders, the screws were grinded down and now the first layer of bondo glass with chop mat.
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Post by Mr Josh Zombie » Tue Sep 16, 2008 9:02 am

i cannot WAIT to see those flares done.... i think it's gonna look SEXY!

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Post by krc21 » Tue Sep 16, 2008 10:08 am

what swap are you doing?
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Post by hul kogan » Tue Sep 16, 2008 12:34 pm

nice. looking forward to seeing those flares.
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Post by LilSparkPlug » Tue Sep 16, 2008 12:38 pm

Fuzzy flares :) I'm intrigued to see these done as well.

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Post by ThrIsNoSpork » Tue Sep 16, 2008 5:27 pm

i think your bushings are upsidedown. Unless mine are on backwards :tardbang:
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Post by sxxxt » Wed Sep 17, 2008 12:22 am

todays updates, took out the axles on both sides also painted and clear coated my calipers black to match the exterior paint.
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and also installed the shifter cables
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ok i am doing a cable tranny swap, i bought the tranny from someone on the side a long time ago and just started to install. and plz can someone tell me if the bushings are in right or if they might be upside down. and yes i am probably more excited about the flares then ne one else. they are comming along nicely, its hard to work on the fenders and do a tranny swap by urself especially when you work 7 days a week. but im learing with they tranny so its a good experience. il keep veryone updated.

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Post by LilSparkPlug » Wed Sep 17, 2008 12:30 am

You seem to be doing just fine even with your work schedule. I'm sorry I can't help you on the bushings :( but the car is coming along nicely!

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Post by contagious18 » Wed Sep 17, 2008 1:29 am

u should have bought booger bushings while ur at it
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Post by sxxxt » Wed Sep 17, 2008 10:40 am

i did buy some, i bought a set from adrian on here. im just waiting for them to get here.

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Post by kornholio788 » Wed Sep 17, 2008 11:16 am

Damn man. I really wish i would have had time/want to get those fender flares on my car. Glad to see that you are putting them to good use though man. Lookin great.
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Post by blue demon02 » Wed Sep 17, 2008 11:49 am

sxxxt wrote: ok i am doing a cable tranny swap, i bought the tranny from someone on the side a long time ago and just started to install. and plz can someone tell me if the bushings are in right or if they might be upside down.
Dude, don't worry about it. If its bolted down and doesn't move then thats all that matters. Before those came along I used differat size washers from Home depot on mine. no one is going to see them anyway.
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Post by supertrick_05 » Wed Sep 17, 2008 9:26 pm

Sweetness! I'm so excited to see the fender flairs all up
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Post by jake_tim » Thu Sep 18, 2008 12:12 am

cant wait to see the flares. Will you be putting spacers/larger spacers to fill out the flares?
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Post by sxxxt » Fri Sep 19, 2008 1:45 am

updates for today, i painted my injector cover black and gave it some nice coats of clear, and also finally got the Fing tranny out by my self try doing that its not easy or fun.
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here is a pic of my only help in this entire experince

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finally i can see the ground
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big differnce, is this what everyones 5 speed looks like?
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i wish i had friends who liked to work on cars like i do, cuz this shit sucks.

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Post by Danteneon » Fri Sep 19, 2008 10:46 am

Yep, it is teh suck doing it yourself. I've done 3 R&R's by myself on the ground. At least you have a garage. The ones I did were in a driveway that was a replica of the surface of the moon :lol:

Good to see your progress so far :thumbup:

And I just noticed you have the same shelving system I have. They are great and don't cost very much.
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Post by supertrick_05 » Fri Sep 19, 2008 11:19 am

Hey, just to let you know...I haven't figured out a way to do this, but when I do my injector cover over, I'm going to try and shave the rubber parts off the front of it, cuz they flex and the paint chips off of them.
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Post by sxxxt » Fri Sep 19, 2008 9:29 pm

ok tonights update, plus i need help. heres my delima, my stock wireing has like 5 plugs for the auto tranny, the new tranny has like one maybe two plugs. and i also cant get my key out of the ignition. and also my clutch pedal has a 3 wire plug on it that my car does not have. if ne one can help me on these issues id appriate it. and also what is this braket.
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got the new tranny in it took about 2 hours
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Post by Adrien » Sat Sep 20, 2008 8:11 am

looking good bushing where sent out you should get them tuesday
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Post by Ntyvirus1 » Sat Sep 20, 2008 9:19 am

what paint did u use on the inector cover?
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Post by supertrick_05 » Sat Sep 20, 2008 9:52 am

Im also wondering if you're going to do something with the letters on the injector cover...just a thought :) It's comin along just fine!
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Sxxxt: and here we......GO tranny swap

Post by sxxxt » Sat Sep 20, 2008 6:45 pm

Ntyvirus1 wrote:what paint did u use on the inector cover?
i used dupont base black, and dupont clear.


supertrick yea im gonna pinstripe the numbers and letters white, seeing how i have nothing white under my hood i was thinkin red cuz it would match my msd. what do u think?

oh and can someone tell me how to change my progress log title wihtout starting a new one?

here is my small updates for today.
this is my work bench my winter truck
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heres what i do, im the painter for the body shop i work out. and here are some pics of the kind of cars i work on.
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Post by NeonOn19s » Sat Sep 20, 2008 8:55 pm

wow very nice!!!! can't wait to see the finished product. If I like it I might need to try it on mine to fit the 19x8's better
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Post by LilSparkPlug » Sat Sep 20, 2008 11:24 pm

To change your title: Click "Edit" on your first post in the thread, and you can edit the title at the top of the editing page. :)

Fenders look good!

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Post by sxxxt » Sun Sep 21, 2008 12:29 am

LilSparkPlug wrote:To change your title: Click "Edit" on your first post in the thread, and you can edit the title at the top of the editing page. :)

Fenders look good!
thanks your a doll hahah

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Post by trinity_rush2001 » Sun Sep 21, 2008 2:04 am

grrrr ur car is so sexs lol keep up the good work
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