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Old 01-30-2012, 09:42 AM   #331
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Hood Progress, Die lines:



1st cut made with air grinder and finished with die grinder:



Cut out the rest with 4 1/2" grinder and die grinder:



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Vents sitting:

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Old 01-30-2012, 09:45 AM   #332
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Finishing hood:



Welding in plates:



I might tack to the actual hood surface but not to much as I don't want it to warp.
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Old 01-30-2012, 10:58 AM   #333
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I might tack to the actual hood surface but not to much as I don't want it to warp.
I would throw some very small tacks to the hood surface, you won't need a lot of them
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Old 01-30-2012, 11:13 AM   #334
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Old 01-30-2012, 11:38 AM   #335
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I would throw some very small tacks to the hood surface, you won't need a lot of them

I'm going to, it should help stiffen it up a lot
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Old 01-30-2012, 01:18 PM   #336
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I would throw some very small tacks to the hood surface, you won't need a lot of them

I'm going to, it should help stiffen it up a lot

great looking build by the way
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The only part of the RS I don't have besides the center console. At least I have my other hood
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Old 01-30-2012, 07:48 PM   #339
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Old 02-03-2012, 08:54 AM   #340
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Finishing up hood:





Prepped cage for paint, I don't think I posted a picture of the cage arms yet. These were the ones I had to weld to make this a bolt in cage.



Sanding of the inside of the car is complete

Things to do this weekend:
-sand the last of the body bits
-back to the rotisserie
-weld in harness plates
-seal edges
-stonegaurd parts of bottom

Hopefully you guys will get to see some paint next week!!!
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