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I started my custom grill....teaser pics


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#1 subaru_styles

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Posted 20 November 2004 - 10:12 PM

well since i have alot of free time, and my dremel back, i decide to start my grill project. still have alot of fiberglass, bondo, and sanding to do. here's a quick pic to see what a badgeless rx grill would llok like..


they look like this..
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I cut out the emblem with about 2in of the slat on each side
then form another 2dr grill i cut out the middle slat big enough to sill the opening.
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it's my first time trying this, so i got alot of gap to fill...

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Posted 21 November 2004 - 12:21 AM

Cool! Can't wait to see it finished!

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Posted 21 November 2004 - 12:48 AM

I think the slippers make all the difference!

Just kidding the grill looks great.

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Posted 21 November 2004 - 01:30 AM

hahahah i had to fix the pic....sorry for the ones who saw my "man-ness" while i was wearing sweatpants :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Posted 21 November 2004 - 01:40 AM

sorry for the ones who saw my "man-ness" while i was wearing sweatpants :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:


Brad, this is a family forum.. Keep your "man-ness" to yourself:lol:

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Posted 21 November 2004 - 01:46 AM

brings new meaning to the term "out like a boner in sweatpants" HAHAHAHAHA

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Posted 21 November 2004 - 02:07 AM

Brad, dont worry, your not the only one that gets excited when one plays with their dremel :)

Lookin good tho. Is it finished yet?


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Posted 21 November 2004 - 03:12 AM

nah..i just started in today....

once i get to the fiberglass i will post pics of the build up

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Posted 21 November 2004 - 06:53 AM

brings new meaning to the term "out like a boner in sweatpants" HAHAHAHAHA



And I missed it!!!!!!!:banghead: :grin: ...like the toes though in the first pic! You know what they say about big feet.......big shoes.

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Posted 21 November 2004 - 10:26 AM

you should do it like the jdm sti and such, and have it so hat the only thing on the grill is the model emblem off to the drivers side of the grill.that looks sweet.cant wait to see the finished product.

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Posted 21 November 2004 - 11:26 AM

put some kinda eccentric weight on that dremel.. you might like using it better .. lol
other than that cool project

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Posted 30 December 2004 - 03:27 PM

done yet??

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Posted 31 May 2005 - 09:37 PM

done yet??

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well after after 5 months:rolleyes: i got off my @ss to finish this up. i allready did a 2 sesions of filling and sanding and i still have alot left to do.. so anyway i gave the center section a quick spray with paint so i could get a better feel for what it will look like. here ya go
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Posted 31 May 2005 - 10:10 PM

lookin good


i've been thinkin of doing something like a third eye on my legacy,i could swear that someone here had done something similar to what i want to do.

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Posted 31 May 2005 - 10:58 PM

About time! I found 2 Coupes at the Yard today and i was going to swipe their grills so I could modify them. But I didnt :) Just takes too much time and that bondo messes me up!

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Posted 01 June 2005 - 12:08 AM

About time! I found 2 Coupes at the Yard today and i was going to swipe their grills so I could modify them. But I didnt :) Just takes too much time and that bondo messes me up!

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Hmmmm maybe I just don't know all the details, but couldn't you just use a plastic welder? I haven't done anything with grills, but I have repaired plastic fairings for motorcycles (last one was from my '01 ZX9r .. 900 ninja) with a very in-expensive welder I bought at harbor freight. I sold some of these fairings on ebay for a good price. I would think over time that the vibration would cause bondo to crack since it doesn't expand and shrink at the same rate as the plastic under it?

Either way, that grill looks great!

I can't wait to be able to get pics of my custom bumper up when I have my own computer on-line again ... especially once I have the Brat painted :banana:

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Posted 01 June 2005 - 03:45 AM

Yeah that looks good some pics of it on the car would be nice. after seeing Junkies RX grill i started thinking about doing something custom on my ute. if i decide on anything ill post pics.

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Posted 01 June 2005 - 11:46 AM

That looks sick! Yer so Euro!




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