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Re: My RX7

Post by James M on Tue May 17, 2011 12:12 am

No mate, tbh i wouldn't even know how to get to impington lol

you pretty much go through it to get to where i used to live lol

on another note, liking what you've done to the wheels, looks good Very Happy

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Re: My RX7

Post by finch on Fri May 20, 2011 9:04 am

Small update, the first one is done!

im quite chuffed with the results for a diy jobbie, i have very little skin left of my finger and 3 more wheels to do now though Crying or Very sad

anywho some pics:

the lip that the face was mounted to had a texture to it so i had to sand it down until it had a smoother finish


The first compound polish


Second compound polish



and the final compound polish

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Post by finch on Fri May 20, 2011 9:07 am

the complete results and put together:




and the offset effect:



im allround pretty happy with the results c+c welcome, im off to the garage to try start rear and try work out what size tyres ill now need Laughing
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Re: My RX7

Post by martyn on Fri May 20, 2011 10:10 am

very nice mate ill have a look see what we got so you can try

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Re: My RX7

Post by finch on Fri May 20, 2011 10:55 am

Cheers mate, can you fire me a text with your number, damn insurance company reset my iphone!
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Post by MrGash on Fri May 20, 2011 4:56 pm

looks amazing, but for some reason ur tyre profile looks massive in those pics lol
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Re: My RX7

Post by Karl on Sat May 21, 2011 3:34 am

good work finch but like gash says big profile tyre = no no, get some lower profile stretch!
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Post by finch on Sat May 21, 2011 12:46 pm

yes the profile is MASSIVE and i have to get a smaller ones because i proper rub on lock lol
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Re: My RX7

Post by finch on Sat May 21, 2011 12:54 pm

more updates

done the rear one today, i now have one half of the car done! at this rate they'll all be done by tuesday then its time for tyres Cool

comparison shots between rears:

standard


Modified



New offset Cool


i still need to get the arches rolled and some new tyres, may even need some small spacers Laughing

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Post by Ian on Sat May 21, 2011 3:50 pm

for a diy polish by hand thats a good job id say!

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Re: My RX7

Post by finch on Mon May 23, 2011 10:53 am

All finished!!!!

thank god, i hope i never have to do that again, EVER
looks sweet tho, need to head out tomorrow morning and find some tyres for all 4 corners as it scrubs massively.
then it'll just be a case of levelling the suspension out and im done for this month:lol:
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Re: My RX7

Post by martyn on Mon May 23, 2011 2:36 pm

what are you going to go for ?
how wide are your wheels

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Re: My RX7

Post by finch on Mon May 23, 2011 2:56 pm

They are 8 and 9, was looking for a 205 45 front and a 215 or 225 45 rear I think
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Post by martyn on Tue May 24, 2011 2:32 am

mine are 9.5 and i have 225 45 so 215 on a 9 is good same as dans ps13

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