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Old 02-24-2007, 03:11 AM   #71
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damn that thing is looking great
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You gonna smooth out those imperfections under each gauge hole?
x2, and I bet you will, but otherwise it'* PERFECT!!
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You gonna smooth out those imperfections under each gauge hole?
That'* the next step. He has more work to do still. He'll be adding more material on the bottom to meet the dash.
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Old 02-25-2007, 02:27 PM   #74
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More progress pictures
First test fit

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Added fiberglass to the bottom..and test fit another 50 times while sanding it down to fit. Name:  IMG_1452.jpg
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Almost time for some bondo and sanding/smoothing to fit the dash perfectly.
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Alright BOOSTY.

This picture was the winner for me.
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Wow, so close!! WASH youre freaking car!!
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Thanks Olds... I haven't stopped on this stinking pod project all week. And why wash the car? You are sending more snow. (Actually washing it like a week ago)
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Last round of pics for a while. Thought I had more of the small defects etc worked out. Personally, not happy with the end result, I'll be replacing my dash at some point with to get rid of a crack that is developing since I bought the car. At that time I'll have a dash out of the car to use for better fitment. Overall it came out good, I'm a bit of a perfectionist and this isn't meeting my standards. Color looks better in person than in the pics... it actually matches up with the A pillars

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In the car, notice it doesn't fit the dash quite right.

OMG..these things work?
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Will be picking up some tinting material for the timing commander, that things a nightlight

Little vid to show the "lag" from a mechanical gauge versus the gauge in the dash.


Yeah..I know..it'* what was on the radio..lol I wasn't paying attention until after I got the vid loaded.
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That looks really nice, i cant wait to see it in 1 or 2 weeks
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Nice project boosty, the vid was great too
Made any miles with the setup or just garage time?
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