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Old 05-05-2011, 09:26 PM   #111
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thielt1,

The pushing forward could be the length of the frame rails. While trying to use the front plates of the USA rail, the crash bar is possibly to far forward, that is if its under that bumper. If the c/b is in place with the slam-panel to hold the lights and bumper in place. Measure the forward push, being lets say 2-3mm and move the mounts for crash bar rearwards to allow the bumper rearward movement, there's tolerance in the slam-panel bumper holders to allow the move rearward.

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Old 05-06-2011, 11:28 AM   #112
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The pushing forward could be the length of the frame rails. While trying to use the front plates of the USA rail, the crash bar is possibly to far forward, that is if its under that bumper. If the c/b is in place with the slam-panel to hold the lights and bumper in place. Measure the forward push, being lets say 2-3mm and move the mounts for crash bar rearwards to allow the bumper rearward movement, there's tolerance in the slam-panel bumper holders to allow the move rearward.

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I will try that, I really didn't spend to much time on it yet and hopefully I will have a few hours with it tonight. I'm not using the front plates from the USA rail anymore as I had some new ones made, I will be sure to take some pics of them but they look a lot like yours.
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Old 05-06-2011, 10:55 PM   #113
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Great, might I suggest you set up the slam, crash bar and bumper without the new plates on the rails. Steady all in place, make sure your bumper and fender sit true to what you want, mark the rail and measure where to put the new mounting plates at the proper distance. You could even make them a little short, you can always add shims to go forward, cause once in place it's harder to adjust rearward.
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I will try that, I really didn't spend to much time on it yet and hopefully I will have a few hours with it tonight. I'm not using the front plates from the USA rail anymore as I had some new ones made, I will be sure to take some pics of them but they look a lot like yours.
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Old 05-07-2011, 09:59 PM   #114
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Wow. First I've seen this thread. Crazy stuff. You, my friend, have some excess money and time, but with what it's leading to, I don't think anyone here is complaining! Awesome work. I'll be joining the subscriber club on this.
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Old 05-07-2011, 11:29 PM   #115
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i wish i could have a true replica like this its gonna be an amazing car. ill just have to settle with a rs collection bumper i dont have the money or patience for something like this but cant wait to see it come together
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Old 05-08-2011, 03:41 AM   #116
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All i can say is amazing! Nice work man.
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Old 05-08-2011, 03:07 PM   #117
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This has to be one of the best builds on here. Keep at it!
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Old 05-09-2011, 07:38 AM   #118
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i wish i could have a true replica like this its gonna be an amazing car. ill just have to settle with a rs collection bumper i dont have the money or patience for something like this but cant wait to see it come together
In the Beggining this was going to be an RS collection! Its my favorite narrow body.
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so far all i got is the front bumper id like to find some other RS collection pieces i got a sedan anyway so it would never be a true replica but i can make a rs sedan
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