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Old 05-20-2012, 07:30 PM   #151
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T-3 Hood Ports installed over the Weekend.

What a challenge these things were....holy crap it wasnt easy

BUT the outcome looks fantastic!!

Started with ripping the hood off and masking off the Areas to be cut.

(Some of these photos wouldnt allow me to rotate them...sorry)


Using a demel like tool started cutting.
I let my buddy...the body/paint Tech make the first cut...i was too scared


One hole


Two holes




Back side probably took us a total of 3 hours to cut everything out

Test fitted the top ports


Then we glued them using the issued 2 part epoxy and let them sit over night.

The next morning we sprayed the backing black, only a small portion shows through the screen so we matched the screen color.


Then we let those dry and test fitted and glued these rear pieces on
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Old 05-20-2012, 07:31 PM   #152
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Back plates installed.
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Old 05-20-2012, 07:37 PM   #153
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Hood liner being cut!





Black Mesh Installed Just after....No picture

This is the optional water shield......Not going to use it...I dont know what rain is


And INSTALLED!!!

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Old 05-20-2012, 07:42 PM   #154
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Thanks for viewing!

Hex Vents install in 3 days
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Old 05-22-2012, 04:54 PM   #155
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Hex Vents came in today. In stall is wednesday



Im a bit shocked they painted the mesh IOM....but o well, hopefully can order an extra mesh set in black

Here they are resting in place....teaser shot





More to come within the next few days
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Old 05-22-2012, 05:04 PM   #156
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Im a bit shocked they painted the mesh IOM....but o well, hopefully can order an extra mesh set in black
That is a surprise to me too. Your hood is gonna be awesome+.
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Old 05-22-2012, 05:07 PM   #157
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Im a bit shocked they painted the mesh IOM....but o well, hopefully can order an extra mesh set in black
That is a surprise to me too. Your hood is gonna be awesome+.
yea....i just might Spray it black myself.
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Old 05-22-2012, 07:28 PM   #158
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Yeah I figured they could at least ask people what color they want the mesh... Color matched seems odd to me. Poweder coated black would be nice.
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Old 05-22-2012, 07:30 PM   #159
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Yeah I figured they could at least ask people what color they want the mesh... Color matched seems odd to me. Poweder coated black would be nice.
I know right....ive never seen this done like this...I was trying to be nice but dont like it...i will be painting them black myself to save money...otherwise ill see how much he wants for a new set of mesh.
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Old 05-22-2012, 07:47 PM   #160
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I know right....ive never seen this done like this...I was trying to be nice but dont like it...i will be painting them black myself to save money...otherwise ill see how much he wants for a new set of mesh.
I hear ya, Steve is a nice guy and his customer service has been exceptional to date.
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Old 05-23-2012, 10:16 PM   #161
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Hex Vents Installed Today!!

Much much easier install then the T3 Ports



Took the hood off and made the marks for the drilling points


Cutting begining!








Both holes cut out!


Test Fitting......All good


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Old 05-23-2012, 10:21 PM   #162
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Then had to cut out the liner!




And on the car!!








Better Day shots TOMORROW!!!
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Old 05-24-2012, 04:29 AM   #163
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WOW It just looks vicious!!! Very nice work! I like the tool you used to cut the hole, I considered using my dremel because I do not have a Jigsaw.
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Old 05-24-2012, 07:47 PM   #164
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Thanks bud....We try using a jigsaw and this Milwaukee tool was 100% better and much smoother. This is basically the exact same thing as a dremel. Make sure you get two packs of the rotary bits. They go fast!
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Old 05-24-2012, 07:51 PM   #165
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Nice Camaro Porn shots taken today!!













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Looks great Tim, as always, nice work.
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Looks great Tim, as always, nice work.
Thanks bud......Its now time for a break
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Old 05-24-2012, 11:44 PM   #168
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Thanks for the input.

Dang! Love the new photos WOW, You have me thinking about color matching my HEX vents now... I was going to do Carbon Flash to match the other accents... but it looks nice and clean body colored.
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Thanks for the input.

Dang! Love the new photos WOW, You have me thinking about color matching my HEX vents now... I was going to do Carbon Flash to match the other accents... but it looks nice and clean body colored.
Color matched on yours would be absolutely SICK
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That doesn't look at all like the car I sold you

Lookin good
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Old 05-25-2012, 07:51 AM   #171
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That doesn't look at all like the car I sold you

Lookin good
Haha not at all...Just yesterday on page 1 i posted a pic of the day i got it and what it looks like now.....1 year huge change.

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And the funny thing is i havent changed a single panel. The only part that has come off the car is the original grille and the spoiler. The hood and front bumper are still factory................just severely modified
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looks Great Tim.. nice job !!!!
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Time to update your sig pic...
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Time to update your sig pic...
The request was sent yesterday!!!!
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