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Old 07-13-2012, 02:00 AM   #3690
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Ok folks.

LOTS of typos. But you get the point.

If I had to do it again I could do it in 15 minutes. Really quick and easy.

EDIT: I forgot to put a step for making sure you plug it in before you make the final install.

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Old 07-13-2012, 02:06 AM   #3691
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Keep this up and we'll have to move your Journal thread to the DIY section..
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Old 07-13-2012, 02:10 AM   #3692
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Well, I can do a DIY on how to get a broke of bolt in the sway bar bracket hole.

Should come out pretty easy with a drill bit and easy out. Guess I don't know my own strength. hahaha
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Old 07-13-2012, 02:22 AM   #3693
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Well, I can do a DIY on how to get a broke of bolt in the sway bar bracket hole.

Should come out pretty easy with a drill bit and easy out. Guess I don't know my own strength. hahaha
Too much ugggghhhhhhhhh... tone it back to ugghhh next time.
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Old 07-13-2012, 07:16 AM   #3694
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Looks awesome PQ, very good work and must say, very very sharp interior with the new look for the gauges.
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Old 07-13-2012, 07:57 AM   #3695
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great work man ,very precise ,i say it's so good you should make a DIY out of it.
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Old 07-13-2012, 08:16 AM   #3696
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Dude you never cease to amaze me......these look great.
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Old 07-13-2012, 08:20 AM   #3697
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something about this writeup reminds me of Wayne's World...


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I'll be subtle with orange whatever I do. I always err on the side of being conservative.

And, the Maggie, LTH, exhaust, CAI bolt on combo is the plan. Just gotta recoupe some funds from my Broke Finger, messed up wheels, and plumbing issues.
careful... you're starting to sound a little too much like IRPQ
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Old 07-13-2012, 09:18 AM   #3698
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careful... you're starting to sound a little too much like IRPQ
you just quoted a spammer...
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Old 07-13-2012, 09:29 AM   #3699
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you just quoted a spammer...
LOL, see mike, you are learning, what's the saying about old dogs and new tricks...
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Old 07-13-2012, 10:26 AM   #3700
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Too much ugggghhhhhhhhh... tone it back to ugghhh next time.
Right.

Sucks I couldn't get on the car hard this morning. But tonight.

(always seems to be 'Tonight') lol

Actually, those 'Redneck Gaskets' I made were the culprit. They flattened out like Paris Hilton in a mens locker room. Too much wiggle room.

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Looks awesome PQ, very good work and must say, very very sharp interior with the new look for the gauges.
Thanks Hank. I do have one little problem with them though. In the daylight you can't really see indicator lights through them.

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great work man ,very precise ,i say it's so good you should make a DIY out of it.

Wow, that's a good idea.
I wonder how to do it???





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Dude you never cease to amaze me......these look great.
Thanks John. Really easy too.

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you just quoted a spammer...
He may have known. But remembers me making that quote. haha

That was actually a post of mine the spammer grabbed. I still think it's subtle. I need to do something with the grey trim though. NOT orange. It would be WAY too much imo.
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Old 07-13-2012, 10:33 AM   #3701
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You had me at the "Bent Fork."

Massive sexy lookin now that they are installed! Great detailed write up to!

Where and to whom do we make this check out to again? LOL

Thanks again Randy, they look killer sir!
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You had me at the "Bent Fork."

Massive sexy lookin now that they are installed! Great detailed write up to!

Where and to whom do we make this check out to again? LOL

Thanks again Randy, they look killer sir!
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Is there and option for getting them without the sticky backing? I think it's the white backing that makes the lights so dim. I have a safe adhesive that I could use instead. really hard to see the lights in the daylight.

But they look great.
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Old 07-13-2012, 10:43 AM   #3703
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Is there and option for getting them without the sticky backing? I think it's the white backing that makes the lights so dim. I have a safe adhesive that I could use instead. really hard to see the lights in the daylight.

But they look great.
I'm sure that we could have him remove the sticky piece. I think that the white still stays on there however. The adhesive portion was made in clear. I actually took a spare (old protoype) set apart to see how many layers there were.

The white piece seems to give it the rigidity to stand up. I reckon removing the white portion and then having the adhesive do directly on the colored piece might work too. Just don't know how it would stand up over time. ??

I'll shoot him a call now and see what he thinks about trying a set out like that.

Agreed, the lights in the daytime aren't as bright at all. I used to drive around with the interior lights on the dimmest settings, now I have to turn it up a little to see.
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I'm sure that we could have him remove the sticky piece. I think that the white still stays on there however. The adhesive portion was made in clear. I actually took a spare (old protoype) set apart to see how many layers there were.

The white piece seems to give it the rigidity to stand up. I reckon removing the white portion and then having the adhesive do directly on the colored piece might work too. Just don't know how it would stand up over time. ??

I'll shoot him a call now and see what he thinks about trying a set out like that.

Agreed, the lights in the daytime aren't as bright at all. I used to drive around with the interior lights on the dimmest settings, now I have to turn it up a little to see.
The dic gives all the same warnings but things like cruise being on and traction control I'd like to see better.

I can't wait till next time someone asks me how fast it is. I can say I had the speedometer to 190.

But,ya, if you could ask him. I'll find a way to put it on without the white. The white not being on back MIGHT change the actual color of the piece. If so I'll find something really thin to go on back.
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Sent a note to IPS about the windshield. I should know on Monday if the glass shop still has it. They should. I have a spare rear window too!
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Sent a note to IPS about the windshield. I should know on Monday if the glass shop still has it. They should. I have a spare rear window too!
Got it down to 380.00 installed.

Logistics would have to be the big factor. It's adds 6 hours approx to my trip not counting install to go to columbus. Factoring in gas and install and the price you give me it might be beneficial for me to just have it done here.

Emma, you rock. Thank you a ton for the offer. I hope I am not seeming ungrateful at your offer. Just trying to reconcile the best way all around for me.
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