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    1. Anyone use lead or lead free body solder when...

      Anyone use lead or lead free body solder when shaving their engine bays?
    2. [emoji106] Thanks! I'll be sure to post...

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      Thanks! I'll be sure to post pictures when my setup is all done.
    3. Sometimes I think I am crazy for shaving the...

      Sometimes I think I am crazy for shaving the bay... This is an insane amount of work for one person. It will all be well worth it.

      Current status of the bay... ...
    4. Got my package in yesterday! Quick shipping! ...

      Got my package in yesterday! Quick shipping!

      Just curious though... What's with the starbusts? http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/14/b09abd48bb7f676e8ede9809500d5766.jpg

      Also, how...
    5. Good to hear about the tires! I've been doing a...

      Good to hear about the tires! I've been doing a bit more research on my welding issue and the absence of a copper backing plate may be why I am getting my burn through. Not sure if there is anyplace...
    6. Getting a little frustrated at my welding job. I...

      Getting a little frustrated at my welding job. I did not do a continuous bead since it is thin sheet metal and I still ended up with blow through on two spots. Any tips on filling in those blow...
    7. Just placed my order for the ECS Tuning stage 3...

      Just placed my order for the ECS Tuning stage 3 suspension refresh kit and WRD coil overs.

      Removing all the seam sealer from the engine bay is taking a bit more time than I thought but it is...
    8. Just placed my order today and already have an...

      Just placed my order today and already have an estimated arrival date! Thanks for the advice over the phone, I'll be sure to post my fitment when the car is done.

      Wheels are 18x8 et30 Front and...
    9. Well I had a dash this morning. ...

      Well I had a dash this morning.
      http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/07/ab51eca6942a5e237d43b796cf51adb8.jpg

      Took out the evaporator. ...
    10. Still a long way to go and progress is slow. ...

      Still a long way to go and progress is slow.

      Going to fab up a bracket for the surge tank and catch can later once I do a mock fitting. ...
    11. No real update but was able to get this done...

      No real update but was able to get this done today:

      Relocation of the OBD2.

      http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/29/c29346e465b50f271acd0f99d9633212.jpg
      ...
    12. A lot of this stuff is a PITFA but it is always...

      A lot of this stuff is a PITFA but it is always worth it when that ignition gets turned and the sweet smell of Crayola and the singing of boost puts your senses in a euphoric state.

      I've decided...
    13. As you wish... Billet wheel... Yumm...

      As you wish...
      Billet wheel... Yumm
      http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/28/5ee707d017ce3c7d5941d7e25a8cad44.jpg

      The downpipe is extremely close to the manifold and firewall. Need to do...
    14. Anyone ever modify the firewall in order to...

      Anyone ever modify the firewall in order to provide more space?

      http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/28/ca94c5388cc5598c1a6bf52d1df3b4d9.jpg
    15. Phoenix is huge so my drive to the closest one is...

      Phoenix is huge so my drive to the closest one is about 45 min. Better than a hour but still, 1000 stop lights sucks. Craigslist has been a godsend here for tools. I've bought things almost new worth...
    16. We do have 9 of them here, and I do love that...

      We do have 9 of them here, and I do love that store.
    17. :thumbup: Thanks guys! I want my intercooler...

      :thumbup: Thanks guys!

      I want my intercooler piping to be the same color or as closely matched to my blue lagoon as possible. If I can find a good deal on an air compressor and welder I'll be...
    18. Thanks, it pains me to see thousands of dollars...

      Thanks, it pains me to see thousands of dollars put into an engine bay and something that could be "dressed up", like the oil pan, just get overlooked. As far as the build story, I have the first...
    19. Some may say I'm ridiculous for doing this but I...

      Some may say I'm ridiculous for doing this but I don't care. I hate the way the oil pans look so I did something about it.
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    20. Because words are worthless without pictures. ...

      Because words are worthless without pictures.

      http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/23/beed8812ff9c0fd2b18b09711b253ee7.jpg
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