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  1. suicidekings

    suicidekings Garage Queen Established Member

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    Picked up majority of my parts from the powdercoater yesterday, here are some pics. The finish is about as close to the Maximum Motorsports finish as you can get.

    Rear dust shields.

    [​IMG]71204135-81CD-4F41-A257-0B49A1B1FDCA_zpsja47xq5j by |SK Photography|, on Flickr

    Hood pocket brackets

    [​IMG]A6DBEB73-B017-4CA5-A1E3-F4B7DC1C4EDF_zpsiuncl3um by |SK Photography|, on Flickr

    Hood hinges

    [​IMG]67B98DAE-083D-41D3-97FB-BB6228F70327_zps7eqmi73r by |SK Photography|, on Flickr

    Front dust shields

    [​IMG]3C11030A-BEED-47E5-A0A0-E9BB0A1EC856_zpsrgwe66jm by |SK Photography|, on Flickr

    Power steering and alternator brackets, I hated coating these as the were really nice to begin with.

    [​IMG]05B53570-0F35-491C-9746-30A27E592D1F_zpsmhzcjb5u by |SK Photography|, on Flickr

    Sway bar brackets

    [​IMG]3ADD7147-9F29-46C0-9E00-5ED72AB188F3_zps1pv0xpon by |SK Photography|, on Flickr

    Rear shock tower brace (minus the bar that goes between these as it wasn't done yet)

    [​IMG]66F6C31C-6388-4C89-B25A-A4F4CF33FB37_zpsq4rw2fex by |SK Photography|, on Flickr

    Radiator cover and bracket

    [​IMG]1B605D0B-2019-444C-9C98-FC2A4E57A57A_zpsxrod2p5l by |SK Photography|, on Flickr

    Rear seat delete

    [​IMG]DD596221-7BA6-4F4A-AE58-AAF6F3087658_zpskzathw8v by |SK Photography|, on Flickr
    [​IMG]45BB5E5F-AE0B-4413-8BEC-3FEB498625B6_zpsfvqjktr1 by |SK Photography|, on Flickr

    Today I got the front dust shields on the spindles. I didn't care for the rivets they came with.....

    [​IMG]EC5524D3-1677-4B5B-B771-EE2D751A689B_zpsdpegr1s2 by |SK Photography|, on Flickr

    So you guessed it... stainless cap screws!

    [​IMG]453F8E26-9599-4613-AE64-79D44F3C35CF_zpst1q8rt1n by |SK Photography|, on Flickr
     
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    suicidekings Garage Queen Established Member

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    suicidekings Garage Queen Established Member

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    JonBeast Call me JB Established Member

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    The word "clean" is tossed around a lot, but your build is next level clean...love all the hardware :beer:
     
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    Powder looks good. That style of header bolt is the only ones I'll get... So much easier to work with then a bolt head.
     
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    everything looks great!
     
  8. suicidekings

    suicidekings Garage Queen Established Member

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    Thanks man, much appreciated.

    Thanks man, your car makes me miss my Mach.
     
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    Looking good brotha! Cant wait to see it done, and hear it idle through the exhaust....
     
  12. suicidekings

    suicidekings Garage Queen Established Member

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    Thanks man. The exhaust is what im looking forward to as well.

    I want to go with the dynomax bullet mufflers, i know they sound amazing dumped but im really curious how they will sound with tails. This guy has a similar compression 306 i believe so it should be similar.


    [video=youtube;y9qaHV36urQ]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y9qaHV36urQ[/video]


    [video=youtube;8TzEfO9hO-Y]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8TzEfO9hO-Y[/video]

    Just sounds so mean when he gets up there in the RPM's

    He is 2.5" and I will be going with 3", X pipe, with 3" tails.
     
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    hahaha Thanks!:beer:
     
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    MaCaNs Filth, Flarn, Filth Established Member

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    Very impressed, and a bit jealous. Great work.
     
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    suicidekings Garage Queen Established Member

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    Dont be, I have far too much money in a car that is 31 years old and has shit for technology and comfort :/ However if you are jealous, everything has its price LOL.

    In all seriousness, thank you!
     
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    the upside to that is no car note, which is why I gave up my '13 for a '96, I can always make the '96 better, I just didn't want a car note anymore.
     
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    Correct, not having any debt is huge.

    Part of me has been wanting to get rid of this car already so I can have those comforts of leather, cooled seats, AC, stereo, nav.... Sell and buy a nice comfortable quick daily driver, such as a CTSV wagon. (not kidding either)
     
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    I went 3 months without my car due to a crash and I drove my dads truck during that time and I enjoyed the comforts, but when I got in my car this morning to go to work that joy of pure driving came back, the tq and power was there. The ability to move through traffic with ease and pass with power instead of timing was blissful, but I also know my car is no where near my current level of driving right now so that is something I will improve when things aren't so bad, working in the oil and gas industry sucks right now. Still I have the joy of no car note over my head, if I really want the comforts you want I can always buy a factory DD new or used and just relax and cruise, but that's not me. I can understand wanting those things though.
     
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    Amazing job, please keep the pictures coming
     
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    I know I just need to finish it and see what my gut tells me after that.... I just want a damn magazine cover and then I can sell it lol.
     

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