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Old 07-01-2018, 10:52 AM
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I bet itís been almost a year since I started the instal on my car. I did post some pictures way back when.
i am happy to say itís almost installed. I am told the last remaining problem is getting the nose piece to line up with the inner fenders. I finally found the right shop to do the work. I am just thrilled to get this done.
The next move is to have the engine gone through and all the mechanicals checked,replaced and or fixed.
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I bet itís been almost a year since I started the instal on my car. I did post some pictures way back when.
i am happy to say itís almost installed. I am told the last remaining problem is getting the nose piece to line up with the inner fenders. I finally found the right shop to do the work. I am just thrilled to get this done.
The next move is to have the engine gone through and all the mechanicals checked,replaced and or fixed.
Robin
beautiful !!! Have you talked to Jerry (of Jerry's gaskets fame) He has an LPE aero body and might be able to give you some tips!

as for the engine, time for the hp to do the body justice
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Thanks for the compliment.
Jerry has offered to help me. I am sure I will need more parts from him as work begins under the hood. I already need a couple wilwood bolts that are on back order. I am hoping for minor part searches to get this finished.
The car made the trip to LPE 20 plus years ago. It’s been sitting and needs a through going through as a insurance policy.
i am thinking of getting the secondaries removed during the process.
Then it’s time for paint and finally the interior. By that time I will be tooo afraid to even drive the car and get a nick or god forbid a scratch.��
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And I'm typically not a body kit guy.
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Love it. Plasti dip it and save $9k in paint.
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Looks cool! Looking forward to seeing the finished version.
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Love it. Plasti dip it and save $9k in paint.
minus the spray cans ! So a net savings of maybe $8920.00?
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Here are the finished body kit install pictures.
We want the kit to hang while the rest of the work is done. Do a final fitting check exc....
Now itís time for the engine to be gone through. I donít trust anyone here in the SE so itís a road trip next.
I am thinking of Carlisle as I have never been and then to one of our engine guruís.
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Here are the finished body kit install pictures.
We want the kit to hang while the rest of the work is done. Do a final fitting check exc....
Now itís time for the engine to be gone through. I donít trust anyone here in the SE so itís a road trip next.
I am thinking of Carlisle as I have never been and then to one of our engine guruís.


look for me there
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