Minor Modifications

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Minor Modifications

Postby wide_load » Fri Oct 10, 2008 4:10 pm

In celebration of running over a brick, here's a look back to how phase 2 started.

Really the whole thing started with a conversation about running Carmona's on a VR. I was told it couldn't be done, well unless you wanted to have some serious poke out front which would look rediculous. Even with this info, I was determined to run them and thus it all started.

Ordered the wheels, figured out the spacers, and went to work building the body around a set of wheels. Sounds logically to me. :D

It begins... removal of flares, sideskirts and...

rust.dent.jacked.poke.dope

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Some nice poke out back...

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Not sure where the pics of the work on the front fenders went but that was the "easy" part.

Starting to work on the rears...

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Ended up with ~1.5-2" of pull, front and back, with the factory lip put back in place.

Add 2 cups lead, 1 tsp bondo, 100+ hours or so of stirring

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Pic of the metal work on the inside of the fender.

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Mmm... lead.

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Pic of the fender brought down to match the custom boser.

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Cleaning up the inside of the hood...

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Smoothing rockers...

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getting closer :)

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And one of the greatest sights in this world, fresh paint. Didn't think the paint would be done at this point so I only some cell pics...

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man cell pics suck... aight some better ones.

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And... :heart:

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Sitting pretty on 16x9's with final offsets of et5 up front, et-10 out back. 8)

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Front center caps were missing as the longer lugs needed to be shaved down in order to get them on properly...

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FIN
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Re: Minor Modifications

Postby professor science » Fri Oct 10, 2008 6:09 pm

eep. that sucks on the flares.

love your fender work though breh :)
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Re: Minor Modifications

Postby Dreamstate » Sat Oct 18, 2008 1:28 pm

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Re: Minor Modifications

Postby mushroom_curry » Sun Jan 16, 2011 12:37 pm

Will this grey thing be out this summer?
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Re: Minor Modifications

Postby wide_load » Sun Jan 16, 2011 11:39 pm

yes yes and yes. I might decide to pull if from the road early to start working on a swap/rebuilt/bay work but it will definitly see sunlight again this year. :).

Been thinking about it a lot lately. :heart:
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Re: Minor Modifications

Postby Dreamstate » Mon Jan 17, 2011 8:03 am

Sometimes, late at night, I hear a gentle weeping from the crypt.
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Re: Minor Modifications

Postby wide_load » Mon Jan 17, 2011 1:22 pm

Thats just the raccoons that have inhabited the trunk. :(
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Re: Minor Modifications

Postby Mandeep D » Mon Jan 17, 2011 10:55 pm

Weeping because they want to experience a no lift shift!

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