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#41 Walker

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Posted 22 October 2014 - 12:21 PM

yeah the color is what i hoped it would be.....

and any flaws in some of the paint....i interrupted him to take pics so those are not finished product





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Posted 22 October 2014 - 01:47 PM

so was this originally a manual car?

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Posted 22 October 2014 - 05:11 PM

yes originally manual ....

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Posted 25 October 2014 - 04:58 PM

What are your plans for trans tunnel ...cut up or pound away?

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Posted 25 October 2014 - 11:57 PM

it will have to be cut

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Posted 26 October 2014 - 08:26 AM

View Postrandy, on 19 October 2014 - 12:38 AM, said:

Man that paint looks sweeeeeeeeeeeet on your car and nice color choice.
  

X2... Really Nice color!  :)

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Posted 26 October 2014 - 04:34 PM

:)

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Posted 16 November 2014 - 07:58 AM

car is sprayed .....it still needs sanding and such but it finally seems like real progress

i'll have pics posted later today if all goes as planned

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Posted 16 November 2014 - 09:17 AM

This has got to be great.

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Posted 16 November 2014 - 04:00 PM

here's what it looks like so far


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Posted 16 November 2014 - 04:09 PM

there are a couple dips in the top right corner of the hood hat have been identified and need addressed...otherwise it's just sanding and stuff from there

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Posted 16 November 2014 - 04:40 PM

Wow,...seems just a shade or 2 darker than the oem fiji.
I'll bet this will be awesome in the sunlight!
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Posted 16 November 2014 - 04:51 PM

Yeah that color looks great on the car and nice work.

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Posted 16 November 2014 - 06:06 PM

Looks expensive.........arm and a leg   :Dis that figi blue or royal  ???

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Posted 16 November 2014 - 06:26 PM

the color is called ultramarine blue

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Posted 16 November 2014 - 09:22 PM

thats clean....u come a long way Walker....how many years and how many cars???
I remember when u got the gold one a  couple of years back...

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Posted 16 November 2014 - 10:17 PM

4 cars...2 were given away....1 is being stripped and scrapped..... and the one you see in the pics above is the gold one :)

as far as time.....maybe 3 years or so

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Posted 18 November 2014 - 05:23 AM

my dads rears are going to randys house in N/Y tommorrow....im going to miss them :(.... they been sitting here 7 years whating to get back on the road.. :o...at least there not getting scrapped......... :D :D :D.
my dad loved his car  for 18 years before i got it..........

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Posted 18 November 2014 - 06:43 AM

Wo amazing color. i like it a lot!!!

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Posted 18 November 2014 - 12:32 PM

i'm very happy with the way the color came out....i know there is some variance in paint even if you have the correct paint code and that had me worried

but it looks just like the fr-s's ive seen on the road




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