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Some Teaser Pics
« on: 29 February 2008, 10:52 AM »
Here are a couple of pictures i took yesterday. More to come, just thought i would share my progress:)



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Re: Some Teaser Pics
« Reply #1 on: 29 February 2008, 02:06 PM »
Looks really good.

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Re: Some Teaser Pics
« Reply #2 on: 29 February 2008, 02:18 PM »
WOW! :o That looks great!
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Re: Some Teaser Pics
« Reply #3 on: 29 February 2008, 02:27 PM »
Bill, Thanks for the Kind words. Although i Bow down to your car, i used it as inspiration to get off my arse and do all the AMG mods to mine. :)

Mforcer: Thanks for the Compliments.

more pictures to follow.
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Re: Some Teaser Pics
« Reply #4 on: 29 February 2008, 03:10 PM »
That looks really awesome Johnny ;)

I'm doing a kind of similar thing to my 350SE, but it needs quite a lot of work.

Can't wait for more pics! :)
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Re: Some Teaser Pics
« Reply #5 on: 29 February 2008, 10:51 PM »
that is pretty good looking jonny! are you going to go with euro headlights?
is that a respray on the car as the paint looks very glossy!
what happened to that old faded blue thing you bought?
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Re: Some Teaser Pics
« Reply #6 on: 01 March 2008, 02:06 AM »
Astonishing! This looks like a new car to me! Nice bumpers too. Is this a dark blue or a black car?

Regards and have fun!
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Re: Some Teaser Pics
« Reply #7 on: 01 March 2008, 10:05 PM »
The car is as black as they come:) ok here are some better pictures, i painted the Grill black today, it actually looks a lot better in black then in grey. So far i have installed

-Euro Bumpers
-AMG Front Valence
-Amg Rear Badge
-AMG 16 inch Pentas
-AMG steering wheel
-Dash Cap
- Remove Cats
-Becker Mexico

Things I have yet to do:

-Find AMG rear Tail
-Install euro Headlights
-Fix Leaky Fuel Distributor
-lower car about 1.5 to 2 inches
- Install a hose to route cold air into Intake
-Find AMG exhaust / Make a replica AMG exhaust
-Possible buy and install "new modern" Becker Mexico








What i started with, in case you guys forgot what it looked like,



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Re: Some Teaser Pics
« Reply #8 on: 01 March 2008, 10:08 PM »
i still need to take more pictures, but gives you guys a good idea of the transformation.
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Re: Some Teaser Pics
« Reply #9 on: 01 March 2008, 10:12 PM »
Wow!! Johnny, I gotta say that is amazing! :)

It's an absolute stunner, and I agree that the black grill looks way better. It's very inspirational.

You must be very proud  :)
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Re: Some Teaser Pics
« Reply #10 on: 02 March 2008, 01:41 AM »
I can't get over the look of the paint.  It looks amazing 500. 

You know what else would just finish it - clear indicators/turn signals and tail lights.  It's an old topic but the black/chrome effect would be complete with all round clear lights I reckon.  Of course no one makes them unfortunately.
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Re: Some Teaser Pics
« Reply #11 on: 02 March 2008, 05:06 PM »
i think i am going to smoke spray the tail lights and the signals. We should look into making smoked corners and tails for our cars.
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« Reply #12 on: 02 March 2008, 05:47 PM »
I forgot about smoked.  They would look great IMO.
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Re: Some Teaser Pics
« Reply #13 on: 02 March 2008, 06:51 PM »
I have seen in some old "In Aller Welt" magazines that Italian spec 116's had clear lenses and the barest of amber inserts right at the front of the lens. I wonder if there are any that still exist..
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Re: Some Teaser Pics
« Reply #14 on: 02 March 2008, 07:09 PM »
I can't get over how awesome that car looks  :)

I swear, surely people who see it on the street would think it's a car worth (in todays money) tens of thousands more than it is?  ;)
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