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Re: Random pics of my 6 ohh
« Reply #16 on: April 11, 2014, 04:15:22 PM »
looks good man!

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Re: Random pics of my 6 ohh
« Reply #15 on: April 11, 2014, 03:43:58 PM »
Ahhh thanks!  I have access to 4 of the black Rubbermaid cans so I'll go that route.  Looks like was on the right track. :)

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Re: Random pics of my 6 ohh
« Reply #14 on: April 11, 2014, 12:15:35 PM »
I got a roll of this: http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Speedway-25-ft-Roll-Airdam-Body-Extension-Plastic-Black-1-8-Thick-/380876635101?pt=Race_Car_Parts&hash=item58ae043bdd&vxp=mtr at my local speed shop. With a heat gun I was able to mold/bend it to fit as needed for my fender wells. It worked great!

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Re: Random pics of my 6 ohh
« Reply #13 on: April 11, 2014, 09:43:43 AM »
The rubbermaid cans have been used many times before

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Re: Random pics of my 6 ohh
« Reply #12 on: April 10, 2014, 08:26:16 PM »
What is everyone using for the inner fenderwells?  Just brainstorming here, but I thought about cutting up some black 32 gallon industrial Rubbermaid trash cans.  They're not very thick, just about the same shape and would be pretty tough against rocks, etc...  Thoughts/ideas?

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Re: Random pics of my 6 ohh
« Reply #11 on: March 23, 2014, 12:43:07 PM »
im running dual radiators in the rear. i made a small fiberglass shroud that directs airflow throw the radiator and all of the hot ait goes through the hole above the bumper. pretty efficient but not an exact look.

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Re: Random pics of my 6 ohh
« Reply #10 on: March 22, 2014, 08:58:59 PM »
If you're going to run the oem front radiator, you will be ok except for the details.  If you are running rear rads, you might have a real problem as you will be dumping hot air into the rear bumper and not up and out on top of the rear bumper if you see my line of thought.

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Re: Random pics of my 6 ohh
« Reply #9 on: March 22, 2014, 07:12:32 PM »
i got the coilover conversion from ebay.  those are the original struts, just modified a little bit.  that other rear looks real good!  the one piece mold is a lot easier, but it sure is a dead giveaway. maybe one of these days but for now im just looking to get this thing done. not looking to make an exact replica or nothin but just a fun car.

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Re: Random pics of my 6 ohh
« Reply #8 on: March 22, 2014, 06:17:14 PM »
Thank You Tusabes......


Just bought them...... I hope they will work with my application. I am using a 1988 engine cradle with my 1986 Fiero based Diablo Roadster.... Its in the shop now for a v8 engine swap,CCIE

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Re: Random pics of my 6 ohh
« Reply #7 on: March 22, 2014, 03:08:39 PM »
Ccie here is a rear coil over set

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Re: Random pics of my 6 ohh
« Reply #6 on: March 22, 2014, 02:13:54 PM »
I have the same 6.0 body as you thumper and here are some shots of the rear of the car. I cut off the molded in rear and glassed in a IFG rear end and added the 6.0 bumper. I made molds of the rear and also of the bumper since i have another body with the same molded bumper. This is a great upgrade and will make the car much more valuable and original.
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Re: Random pics of my 6 ohh
« Reply #5 on: March 21, 2014, 02:21:45 PM »
Thumper...

Very nice. Just a comment. You have a pre 2001 style rear end. If you are indeed building a 6.0 then try to get a 60 rear bumper. Also with all the heald components you spent a pretty penny so do your REPLICA a favor and get the correct lights all around (rear lights, marker lights ect) They are really not that expansive. If you go with truck lights.... they scream FAKE or REPLICA or KIT CAR..... Let me know if you need help pricing it. I might have a set remaining as well both for the 60 setup and the VT setup, they are less then $60 or so each (will have to confirm price)........  JUST MY HUMBLE OPENION
By they way... where did you buy the rear struts and coil over. I am looking for the same setup for my Roadster (I have a 1986 Fiero base replica with a 88 Fiero engine cradle and v8 engine swap going on right now. I am thinking I might as well update the struts and go with the coil over setup) Please let me know.

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Re: Random pics of my 6 ohh
« Reply #4 on: March 21, 2014, 01:13:29 PM »
All right, Thumper. ::thumbup  Nice pics.  It's like deja vu all over again. ::bounce ::LAMBO

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Re: Random pics of my 6 ohh
« Reply #3 on: March 21, 2014, 12:32:45 AM »
I'll try to get some real good ones this weekend.  Motor needs to be started and ran for a little bit.  I'm almost done with the main door frame, hinge, latch and catch, and gas shock for the inner door.  Once I get it working correctly, i'll put up some more on how I did it with the 57 Chevy hinges. 

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Re: Random pics of my 6 ohh
« Reply #2 on: March 21, 2014, 12:29:14 AM »
Some more...
New seats, Held motorsports Suspension (those guys are awesome!), refurbished/modified, rear struts to a coil over setup, front hood opens opposite (there's no air tank in there any more), and some general pics. 
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