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The bolt tops will be completely covered with FG. I may wind up gluing on the license plate, a requirement in California unfortunately, because I don't want to drill any unnecessary holes. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote unlovedford Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22-October-2012 at 8:29AM
Wow, that is really taking shape. I admire your ingenuity and ability to take an idea, and literally form it by hand. Nice job, and I am betting it will hold up.

Rather than glue on the plates (in case you ever have to swap them), is there a way to make a pocket/frame for it to slide into?
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NICE!
Keep us posted on it!!!
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Hmmm, Unloved, that's a good idea. I'll get my fabricator (if I can get him to actually work), to peep it out. I'm already waiting for him to get my grille underway. I may have mentioned this in another post, but I'm going to put teeth in the grille, or rather, completely redo it. Fabbing a frame first, one that will have a bottom edge since all of you know that with the stock grille out there's no bottom edge. As soon as he starts I'll post pics, Yay!
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I got some resin on the bolt threads. My friend suggested I use a die to clean them up. Sounds good. I'm sorry this is taking so long. When I send out my headers to get coated (they told me about 7 days), (which brings me to an interesting question: What's a better coating for headers, spray on or baked on, and do they even do that? Every place I've called tell me they spray it on.), I will finish this stupid thing. 
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Ceramic coating the by far the best. Keeps heat inside the tubes, rather than baking everything as badly outside them.
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Pick 'em up Wednsday, I'll post pics.
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Ok, here's massive amounts of Bondo. It's getting there. Just a few more layers, sanding and then painting. And yes, it will be removable.
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Coming along nicely!
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Hahaa, thanks, Wide, but too much work. Don't think I'll be doing another one for quite some time. I don't wish this on my worst enemy. I'm just afraid that after all this it will look like poop.
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