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Old 06-21-2012, 09:15 PM   #21
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Cool man, thanks. Did you do a how-to on it? Also did you retro-fit them with morimoto mini's? I saw you talking about them in another thread.
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Old 06-21-2012, 09:25 PM   #22
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Cool man, thanks. Did you do a how-to on it? Also did you retro-fit them with morimoto mini's? I saw you talking about them in another thread.
Basically, I pulled out the projectors that were there, removed the cut-off plates, and re-inserted them in the center holes where the reflectors were for the high-beams..

Then, I put a set of morimoto Mini's in where the original low-beam projectors were.

Thread with a few pics here: http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?t=265354
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Old 06-30-2012, 01:31 AM   #23
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Work Continues:



I made a air-vent gauge pod, but after installing it and testing it out, its just too far away from my focused field of view. I dont want to have to turn my head or look so far away from the road to see the gauges, especially in the case of a Wide-band and Boost gauge. (thats the J&S in the pic, wide-band is still shipping)

Ill probably throw this thing up on the BST for a few bucks, ill head to the junkyard tomorrow to see what I can come up with.. I want something that is as stock-looking as possible, I don't need any unwanted attention.

On a side note, I re-wrapped the Downpipe with new heat-wrap as the old was showing signs of age and had a a small patch worn off. After wrapping it, I sprayed it flat black with some Ultra-High-Temp BBQ Paint. Incognito and effective.




Ill probably spend a few hours tomorrow on the car too, Replacing the PCV stuffs, and the oil pan. I need to figure out if my kit has a restrictor for the oil line or not.
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Old 06-30-2012, 01:35 AM   #24
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Is that the 2000 degree BBQ paint?
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Is that the 2000 degree BBQ paint?
Yep :-D
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Old 06-30-2012, 01:49 AM   #26
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You can custom the gauges into the cluster surround, here's what I did.



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^I dont want to lose my SVT oil gauges, i like the look of them too much.. I think im going to do something with the steering wheel column. I was fiddling with it last night, i think i can do something that works and doesnt get in the way of my other gauges.
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Old 07-01-2012, 12:04 AM   #29
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Let us know how much torque and HP you get once that turbo is going. Looks exciting!
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Wide-band showed up in the mail today, I tested it out in the pod I already made.. it doesn't look bad, but i decided to try the other Idea I had, then choose whatever works best..



Work starts on the column gauge mount:

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