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Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack Yesterday, 03:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 745
Posted By gtpvette
Not sure where you are in CA. but how about a...

Not sure where you are in CA. but how about a nice set of quality used rims & tires?? You might have to wait a little but they're around.
Forum: Engine Swaps 02-16-2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 102,120
Posted By gtpvette
Body work continues. I bought paint this...

Body work continues.

I bought paint this week,, went with Axalta (Dupont) their mid tier Chromabase stuff,, it's base coat, clear coat. Have 1 gallon color and just over a gallon clear for right...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 02-09-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,166
Posted By gtpvette
Well got after it a bit yesterday. Went around...

Well got after it a bit yesterday. Went around the car 3-4 time with the pressure cleaner still all kinds of stuff in the paint. Foamed it a few times then ended up washing it 3-4 times. Still an...
Forum: Engine Swaps 02-06-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 46,569
Posted By gtpvette
Dumb question,, I was assuming most would turbo...

Dumb question,, I was assuming most would turbo this swap. Is that a bad assumption??
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 02-05-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,166
Posted By gtpvette
Thanks guys. Watched a few videos yesterday...

Thanks guys. Watched a few videos yesterday outlining the foam guns/cannon,,, never saw those before. I'm going to try the cheapie Amazon Cannon and some Meguiars Gold and see how it goes. I can hit...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 02-04-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,166
Posted By gtpvette
My FRS Looks Like A Barn Find And It Needs A Bath

My cars been sitting for a couple of years now (doing swap) and has really collected a lot of dirt and build dust and it's stuck on pretty good. I need to wash it but I'm afraid rubbing on it with a...
Forum: Engine Swaps 01-22-2020, 11:03 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 102,120
Posted By gtpvette
Sidebar,,,, TRD sticker to keep people guessing...

Sidebar,,,, TRD sticker to keep people guessing...
Forum: Engine Swaps 01-22-2020, 11:02 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 102,120
Posted By gtpvette
Gotcha,,, you may have a point. Not sure how hard...

Gotcha,,, you may have a point. Not sure how hard it'd be to pull the black plastic off though. I had to go find a picture of what the back looked like stock,, got one off ebay and it's below. I...
Forum: Engine Swaps 01-21-2020, 10:45 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 102,120
Posted By gtpvette
I'm not sure what you're asking here. The black...

I'm not sure what you're asking here. The black plastic attached to the garnish provides the base to attach the clips to,, so it's needed. The melted plastic you see was left overs that I melted to...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 01-21-2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,162
Posted By gtpvette
I realize this thread is old,, but as a 60+ YO...

I realize this thread is old,, but as a 60+ YO guy to another 60+ YO guy,,, get the Corvette. Life is short and you only live once (YOLO) . This is partially important for guys our age.
Forum: Engine Swaps 01-21-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 102,120
Posted By gtpvette
Well the holidays are over thank god.. between...

Well the holidays are over thank god.. between the stuff going on before and the projects after (I.E. gave my wife backsplash tile as a gift and had to spend 2 weekends installing it) haven't got...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 01-20-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 14,190
Posted By gtpvette
How much of the car do you give him to match...

How much of the car do you give him to match with?? Do he mix it himself or is it a paint shop/supplier?? thanks!!!!!!!
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 01-14-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 997
Posted By gtpvette
Not sure where in Florida you are,, Dave and Opie...

Not sure where in Florida you are,, Dave and Opie are parting cars in the Tampa area. I suspect you could get a lightly used OEM pretty cheap.

http://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=133231
Forum: Member's Car Journals 01-13-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 14,190
Posted By gtpvette
How difficult has it been getting the paint...

How difficult has it been getting the paint matched?? I need to paint my hood, spoiler and some flares,,, don't want to blend but I'm leery about getting the paint matched. .
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 01-13-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,552
Posted By gtpvette
Damm,,, you need to do it old school... ...

Damm,,, you need to do it old school...

http://youtu.be/og33aewloKA

http://m.roadkillcustoms.com/build-install-exhaust-flame-throwers/
Forum: Interior Parts (Incl. Lighting) 12-22-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,663
Posted By gtpvette
Those might work. Would like to see more after...

Those might work. Would like to see more after you get the car in. Thanks!
Forum: Interior Parts (Incl. Lighting) 12-21-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,663
Posted By gtpvette
Dave,,, what are the seats like in the limited???

Dave,,, what are the seats like in the limited???
Forum: Engine Swaps 12-16-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 102,120
Posted By gtpvette
some progress...

some progress...
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 12-13-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,660
Posted By gtpvette
Used this for wheel wells.... ...

Used this for wheel wells....

https://www.ebay.com/itm/HDPE-High-Density-Polyethylene-Sheet-1-16-x-24-x-48-Black-3-Pack/143087623528?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 12-10-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1,648
Views: 166,223
Posted By gtpvette
Old school..... http://youtu.be/jkk2mMq2x8E

Old school.....

http://youtu.be/jkk2mMq2x8E
Forum: Engine Swaps 12-08-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 102,120
Posted By gtpvette
Has a storm blow through here a couple weeks...

Has a storm blow through here a couple weeks back. One of the gusts got hold of the hood and blew it off it's stand,, ended up bending the crap out of both rear corners. I was able to straighten them...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 12-06-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,174
Posted By gtpvette
Sold!

Sold!
Forum: Wheels and Tires 12-02-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,174
Posted By gtpvette
They are....

They are....
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 11-18-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By gtpvette
This is a Rallybacker,, can measure if needed

This is a Rallybacker,, can measure if needed
Forum: Engine Swaps 11-11-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,178
Posted By gtpvette
I don't think I can answer your question,,, but...

I don't think I can answer your question,,, but might suggest going over to LS1 Tech in the swap section. I wouldn't see why a GM automatic wouldn't work in a 86,, less maybe size wise. That said,...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 11-10-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,623
Posted By gtpvette
You're right,,not a lot available,,, Overkill...

You're right,,not a lot available,,, Overkill does a Supercharger which gives it a 100+HP but it's $6K+, E85 is available and a company in Australia makes cams but haven't seen dynos on those. As the...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 11-06-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,176
Posted By gtpvette
Is it primer or Gelcoat??

Is it primer or Gelcoat??
Forum: Cleaning and Detailing 11-01-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,241
Posted By gtpvette
Daniel,, I'd do $75 shipped.....33037

Daniel,,
I'd do $75 shipped.....33037
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 10-30-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By gtpvette
Just a cost. Figured I'd try to modify what I...

Just a cost. Figured I'd try to modify what I have first as it's no real cost as I have all material needed. If these don't turn out,,, I'll be buying some.
Forum: Engine Swaps 10-30-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 102,120
Posted By gtpvette
I filled the gap between the two by melting...

I filled the gap between the two by melting either side with the soldering iron and spreading it together. In the end there was no gap between the two pieces and they were welded together. After...
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