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Author Topic: Getting closer to a finished product. (Looks wise)  (Read 1618 times)

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Offline Johnny_gxp

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Getting closer to a finished product. (Looks wise)
« on: March 24, 2015, 07:41:14 AM »
I will state 2 things before I open up to constructive criticism:
1. Yes, I know I need center caps
2. Yes, I am in the process of lowering the car with Z0K springs to reduce that awful rear gap
OKAY! Fire away! Tell me what you think, and how I could improve! (I was also looking at those OEM black headlights)
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Re: Getting closer to a finished product. (Looks wise)
« Reply #1 on: March 24, 2015, 07:43:06 AM »
Here it is:
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Re: Getting closer to a finished product. (Looks wise)
« Reply #2 on: March 24, 2015, 07:51:54 AM »
Front license plate needs to go. ZOK springs will lower very little; visually imperceptible.

More items that will improve the looks: black-bezel headlights, get rid of the yellow bulbs in the turn signals (use mirror/chrome bulbs, LED, or just plain clear bulbs), key-colored (the yellow) sidemarkers.

I like the darkened windshield frame. Is there a photo for the rear 3/4 view?

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Re: Getting closer to a finished product. (Looks wise)
« Reply #3 on: March 24, 2015, 07:53:43 AM »
 Nice rims, but could you do something about the center caps, and that rear end gap... :lol:  :rofl:
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Re: Getting closer to a finished product. (Looks wise)
« Reply #4 on: March 24, 2015, 09:25:55 AM »
Front license plate needs to go. ZOK springs will lower very little; visually imperceptible.

More items that will improve the looks: black-bezel headlights, get rid of the yellow bulbs in the turn signals (use mirror/chrome bulbs, LED, or just plain clear bulbs), key-colored (the yellow) sidemarkers.

I like the darkened windshield frame. Is there a photo for the rear 3/4 view?

Agreed on the front plate - really kills the looks of these cars.

Z0K springs will lower it (I can tell on my car and others have noticed), but the BC Coil-overs might be better.  Heck even I am considering them now.
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Re: Getting closer to a finished product. (Looks wise)
« Reply #5 on: March 24, 2015, 11:17:20 AM »
Paint it blue

Remove the towel grabbing GM chicklets

Otherwise, it's a nice, clean kappa.
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Re: Getting closer to a finished product. (Looks wise)
« Reply #6 on: March 24, 2015, 12:34:01 PM »
You need to install a net and remove the rust.

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Re: Getting closer to a finished product. (Looks wise)
« Reply #7 on: March 24, 2015, 01:29:37 PM »
You need to install a net and remove the rust.

I was thinking the same thing.
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Re: Getting closer to a finished product. (Looks wise)
« Reply #8 on: March 24, 2015, 06:43:14 PM »
You need to install a net and remove the rust.
I'm afraid I don't know what you mean. Around my hub?
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Re: Getting closer to a finished product. (Looks wise)
« Reply #9 on: March 24, 2015, 06:44:27 PM »
Thanks for the input guys! I'll see what I can do!
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Re: Getting closer to a finished product. (Looks wise)
« Reply #10 on: March 24, 2015, 06:45:20 PM »
I'm afraid I don't know what you mean. Around my hub?

Your basketball backboard behind your car.
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Re: Getting closer to a finished product. (Looks wise)
« Reply #11 on: March 24, 2015, 07:33:12 PM »
Hahaha SA and Critterman got my joke.
The hoop has no net and the pole is rusted
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Car looks good. 

Have u done anything with the clutch yet?
If not, you MUST get DDMs clutch and short shifter.
Trust me on this.  Both products are freaking awesome

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Re: Getting closer to a finished product. (Looks wise)
« Reply #12 on: March 24, 2015, 07:42:09 PM »
Hahahaha that's coming down soon actually. And YES! I have the short throw shifter! Holy smokes its so solid. That's the way the car should've come! And for now I just bought OEM replacements. Not this summer but next I will install DDM's clutch kit. Because this summer is going to be the turbo upgrade. (Once I start making money again) but that new clutch will just get me by until I can afford the hefty price tag on DDM's.  :drive:
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Re: Getting closer to a finished product. (Looks wise)
« Reply #13 on: March 24, 2015, 08:08:36 PM »
The price on the DDM clutch is worth every penny

You need to buy Kagems 2871
What happened with that?

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Re: Getting closer to a finished product. (Looks wise)
« Reply #14 on: March 25, 2015, 08:04:50 AM »
I had the money in hand... Until the Trans in my truck took a  :censor:. If he holds it for me I can have $1500 ready soon enough.
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Re: Getting closer to a finished product. (Looks wise)
« Reply #15 on: March 25, 2015, 09:53:49 AM »
Talk to them, they are fair and easy to work with.
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Re: Getting closer to a finished product. (Looks wise)
« Reply #16 on: March 25, 2015, 11:12:41 AM »
Critterman,

I was referring to Kagem's 2871 he has for sale.

That's a bummer Johnny.  Typical of how life works sometimes.  I can't count how many times I was about to buy something, or I just did, and then something else broke that was much more expensive, and a requirement to fix.

FYI - I have a K&N Intake and IC Pipes with Silicone fittings and Synapse BOV that will all work with the 2871.  So I can make you a deal on that if you do get Kagems's 2871.

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Re: Getting closer to a finished product. (Looks wise)
« Reply #17 on: March 25, 2015, 01:25:01 PM »
Tell me about it. I'm slowly learning haha. But that sounds great! I don't need the intake but the Tubes, and fittings, sounds great! I would also be getting a BOV from Kagem. I'll be in touch!
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