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Old 06-03-2011, 08:43 PM   #131
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wasnt someone selling a RS wheel here just a short while ago?
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Old 06-04-2011, 10:29 AM   #132
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wasnt someone selling a RS wheel here just a short while ago?
I'm not planning on using any airbags so the rs wheel would be useless

Also unless you get a reworked rs wheel that was redone in suede or new leather they only last about a year due to color bleed.
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Old 06-04-2011, 01:27 PM   #133
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you can make a stocker look close with some time, some vinyl paint, and some stitching if your ocd
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Old 06-06-2011, 07:34 AM   #134
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I would never paint a steering wheel, RS wheels are not hard to get a hold of at all. In fact Germany sells refurbished ones in both suede and leather.
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Old 06-06-2011, 08:08 AM   #135
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Finished Welding up the Front, Fitment looks good:




Finally nothing is holding it up but the bolts!


Started Welding up the rear. I have to trim a couple of the bolts and then clean up the threads but the fitment looks good.



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Old 06-12-2011, 02:36 PM   #136
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The work is looking great, but this caught my eye, you're going to be to high if the foam is to be installed, and if not trial fit bumper to see if supported correctly.




Take a good look at the difference here, I believe you are a little high. Look where the outer edge of the crash bar come just above the 45deg angle inward bottom edge

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Old 06-13-2011, 07:17 AM   #137
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Your right, it does look a bit high. I'm not planning on using the standard crash foam but I will make sure to do a test fit soon to make sure it will fit. Thanks!
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Old 06-13-2011, 07:35 AM   #138
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Stripped interior out again.



Time to bring the cage home soon!
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Old 06-13-2011, 02:11 PM   #139
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^^ thats how mine looks right now. makes me sad lol
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Old 06-14-2011, 04:38 PM   #140
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Checked to make sure the bumper fit with where I had my crash bar placed and it fits great. I will be creating some minimal crash foam from my previous bumper foam so it shouldn't be a big deal.





Had to trim a bit from the exhaust hole and bottom of the chassis as well, I will take more pics of that later.

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