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PostSubject: Re: Write-Up: Front & Rear Bumper Modification   Wed Apr 28, 2010 10:07 pm

Cool. Let me do some looking to see what kind of car the mirrors came from......its been awhile. I will send you a PM.
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PostSubject: Re: Write-Up: Front & Rear Bumper Modification   Thu Apr 29, 2010 12:04 am

Looks good but better pics please wink
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PostSubject: Re: Write-Up: Front & Rear Bumper Modification   Thu Apr 29, 2010 2:01 am

Looks damn good, very nice work. Youve got me wondering what my park avenue would look like with a chop now... scratch
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PostSubject: Re: Write-Up: Front & Rear Bumper Modification   Thu Apr 29, 2010 8:31 am

I thought I would like how the front looks best, but that back end is TIGHT!

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PostSubject: Re: Write-Up: Front & Rear Bumper Modification   Thu Apr 29, 2010 8:49 am

Karma wrote:
I thought I would like how the front looks best, but that back end is TIGHT!
I second this.

Nice work. yay
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PostSubject: Re: Write-Up: Front & Rear Bumper Modification   Thu Apr 29, 2010 2:01 pm


The entire look of the car has been improved, but those mirrors are a great touch, nice shape on the lens too!
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PostSubject: Re: Write-Up: Front & Rear Bumper Modification   Thu Apr 29, 2010 4:19 pm

Love the side profile of the rear. Almost looks like a Vette's silhouette. The mirrors are a nice touch. smile

Sorry if I missed this but was there any talk about the front signal lamps? I don't see them anymore.. lol Is this why you have the mirror blinkers? Wait... I think I answered my own question. hahaha

edit: NM... saw your post about it. quiet


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PostSubject: Re: Write-Up: Front & Rear Bumper Modification   Thu Apr 29, 2010 4:21 pm

DEMonte1997 wrote:
Love the side profile of the rear. Almost looks like a Vette's silhouette.

PRECISELY what I thought when I saw it.

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PostSubject: Re: Write-Up: Front & Rear Bumper Modification   Thu Apr 29, 2010 4:59 pm

Wow! Amazing work. I think it kinda looks like a bentley.
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PostSubject: Re: Write-Up: Front & Rear Bumper Modification   Thu Apr 29, 2010 8:30 pm

Just as a side note for anyone interested: with the new front bumper the car runs about 8-10 degrees cooler. thumbsup
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PostSubject: Re: Write-Up: Front & Rear Bumper Modification   Thu May 06, 2010 7:33 pm

Okay guys I finally got the exhaust taken care of.

Here you go.







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PostSubject: Re: Write-Up: Front & Rear Bumper Modification   Thu May 06, 2010 7:50 pm

Oh sh*t, man thats what the car should look like!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Write-Up: Front & Rear Bumper Modification   Thu May 06, 2010 11:05 pm

I really like the modified front and rear bumpers. As BMD said, that's what it should like like.
The small trunk lip is so much more pronounced now, in a good way.
Too bad i wasn't flush with cash, but I have too many other Iron's in the fire right now to do that mod.
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PostSubject: Re: Write-Up: Front & Rear Bumper Modification   Thu May 06, 2010 11:12 pm

so well done. just perfect.it looks,unlike bumper kits ive seen,so factory.
i am still going to buy, both front and back. just a little longer on the cash thing and im in! maybe ill hit up the significant other claiming this is my midlife crisis cure? what do ya think guys? will she go for it?
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PostSubject: Re: Write-Up: Front & Rear Bumper Modification   Fri May 07, 2010 9:12 am

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PostSubject: Re: Write-Up: Front & Rear Bumper Modification   Fri May 07, 2010 9:21 am

Very nice looking, the finished product is AWESOME and to know the workmanship along the way was done right is huge too. Congratulations!!!

So would you make a few more?
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PostSubject: Re: Write-Up: Front & Rear Bumper Modification   Fri May 07, 2010 11:26 am

SWEET! Near the end of the summer, I'm buying a set. The wife's car needs repainting and it would be a perfect time to do this.

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PostSubject: Re: Write-Up: Front & Rear Bumper Modification   Fri May 07, 2010 12:10 pm

Big time kudos!!!. It looks awesome and if I were Buick or GM, I would be calling you in to get advice on design/styling. It is definitely Euro but if you do make extra sets, please count me in for the pair.

That said, Harley Earl would be proud usa
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PostSubject: Re: Write-Up: Front & Rear Bumper Modification   Fri May 07, 2010 5:33 pm

looks amazing! That car is out of control!

just wondering - Are those Yokohama AVID H4's you got? That tread looks so familiar.
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PostSubject: Re: Write-Up: Front & Rear Bumper Modification   Fri May 07, 2010 6:50 pm

They are falken fk452s
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PostSubject: Re: Write-Up: Front & Rear Bumper Modification   Fri May 07, 2010 6:54 pm

Thanks for the kind words guys. I really like how things turned out. Tommy is the man. Its amazing how many people have asked me what year my Jaguar is.

After I get the front windshield tinted I will get some descent pictures of the car with a nice background and post "finished" outside pics. I might also put the finished pics in a thread in the showroom section so people won't have to go through 32 pages of build pics to see the finished product. What do you guys think.
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PostSubject: Re: Write-Up: Front & Rear Bumper Modification   Fri May 07, 2010 8:12 pm

That rear is so SLICK!!! I'm tempted to get one or both pieces for my car. Can the rear be gotten without the holes? I've got some ideas in mind...
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PostSubject: Re: Write-Up: Front & Rear Bumper Modification   Fri May 07, 2010 8:27 pm

Definitely make a showroom thread. Custom front and rear bumpers... they look really great. even a few days later!

Are you driving your car yet or still finishing the interior?
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PostSubject: Re: Write-Up: Front & Rear Bumper Modification   Fri May 07, 2010 9:27 pm

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That rear is so SLICK!!! I'm tempted to get one or both pieces for my car. Can the rear be gotten without the holes? I've got some ideas in mind...

The rear bumper mold does not have the exhaust holes. That way people can do any exhaust they want.


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Definitely make a showroom thread. Custom front and rear bumpers... they look really great. even a few days later!

Are you driving your car yet or still finishing the interior?


Driving the car every day cool
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PostSubject: Re: Write-Up: Front & Rear Bumper Modification   Fri May 07, 2010 10:35 pm

Then you definitely need some pics up. Weren't you making a custom interior with those sub mounts in the front?
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