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Old 12-23-2016, 07:34 PM   #2021
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Thanks all. Well I took the spoiler off and hit it with 1000, 2000, 3000 grit and then buffed. Still not quite the as good as a professional, experience takes time.

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Old 12-24-2016, 05:55 PM   #2022
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Started the rear EDM fog light, oh the joys of what body shops get a way with.....






I know there should be a cutout marking somewhere, but seems mine doesn't have one...


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Old 12-24-2016, 06:53 PM   #2023
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If I rememberwas right, I believe cb's with a j as the first letter of vin # have the cutout or 90-91 cb's.
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Old 12-25-2016, 07:28 PM   #2024
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If I rememberwas right, I believe cb's with a j as the first letter of vin # have the cutout or 90-91 cb's.
You are correct. And now I contemplate cutting a hole in my rear bumper for some accessory I don't really need....

What do ya'll think??
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Old 12-25-2016, 10:20 PM   #2025
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You know I asked myself the same thing. I have the oem button and fog but Idk if I need it, I'll be racing it but then where I live is foggy atm lol, I haven't checked my bumper either for the cutout. I.May just not install it.
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Old 12-28-2016, 10:18 PM   #2026
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Make yourself a template and then cut from there. I guessed with my positioning but it turned out really well. My first rear fog I didn't have to cut the crash bar but I did have to with the second one (someone bumped me at a light and broke the first one). I use mine all the time in heavy rain and the rare morning fog.
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Old 12-29-2016, 08:52 AM   #2027
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Make yourself a template and then cut from there. I guessed with my positioning but it turned out really well. My first rear fog I didn't have to cut the crash bar but I did have to with the second one (someone bumped me at a light and broke the first one). I use mine all the time in heavy rain and the rare morning fog.
did you make a switch for it or wire to the running lights?
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Old 12-29-2016, 08:53 PM   #2028
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Never amazes me anymore the shortcuts shops take underneath the skin of her. Slapping the body fill on with a spoon in places, to need to even shave it down. From body shops to mechanics there are a lot who take short cuts. It's hard to find a good shop these days........

Now, if I could just improve my paint skills.....

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Old 12-31-2016, 07:03 PM   #2029
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Need green paint........... , but I'll wet sand this primer while I wait.

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Old 01-07-2017, 11:02 PM   #2030
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By gee gosh. I may be starting to get the hang of this body work thing. Put a lot more effort and time into this job than the spoiler. After looking at this job compared to the spoiler, I'm going to repaint the spoiler





The old seal is full of rust... ug.........


and comparing this to the last job the body shops did, one starts to see that if you had enough time and the right tools, all it takes is time.

...the improper tape placement by one shop




i'll get a new trunk seal i think.

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Old 01-13-2017, 08:45 PM   #2031
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I'm ok with this


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Old 01-17-2017, 05:13 PM   #2032
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Well it's about time. Why I cannot order these online in Canada baffles me still.


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Old 01-20-2017, 09:11 PM   #2033
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Finally got around to doing more work on the car....

Now that the rear is freshly painted this thing looks horrible. I think I'll paint it tomorrow. I'd get a new one, but there's no point.







I should have this finished tomorrow. Then I can work on getting that alternator in-line circuit breaker installed.

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Old 01-21-2017, 10:19 PM   #2034
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Old 01-23-2017, 07:04 PM   #2035
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Sooo if anyone remembers this mistake...



This is the resolution. Came out great, glad i finally have a proper distribution block up front now.





This is a 2AWG input to a splitter. 2AWG continues on to the starter. 4AWG goes to the ALT with a proper breaker.

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Old 01-26-2017, 08:27 PM   #2036
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Wrote Mishimoto about my leaking rad cap on high boost. They looked up the S/N of the rad, seen a recall, sent me this cool new cap for free!




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Old 01-30-2017, 01:13 PM   #2037
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I know this is completely random, but can you please take a 0-60mph video for everyone?

I just wanna see this thing go!
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Old 02-01-2017, 08:20 AM   #2038
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I know this is completely random, but can you please take a 0-60mph video for everyone?

I just wanna see this thing go!
Hmm, that will have to wait till next summer. It's winter here now. There is a 4th gear pull video on a previous page somewhere.
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Old 02-01-2017, 11:15 AM   #2039
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Hmm, that will have to wait till next summer. It's winter here now. There is a 4th gear pull video on a previous page somewhere.
Just on one of the previous 101 pages?
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Old 02-01-2017, 11:53 AM   #2040
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If I remember correctly it's not too many pages back. It was something from last summer or maybe 2 at the most. Was a nice pull though.
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