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#1 Caboobaroo

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Posted 23 April 2008 - 11:50 PM

I recently went to the junkyard and got some new parts for the RX that I've been needing/wanting. Newest addition was all the vacuum stuff for the center diff, front fenders and an '86 front bumper. Got the bumper on today and started hacking apart one of the fenders today as well. Sorry about the crappy cell pics but my digital camera died at the first pic:-\ Enjoy!
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Can you see what I'm doing?:grin:
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Widebody conversion, woo!

#2 Jerry DeMoss

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Posted 23 April 2008 - 11:59 PM

I could smell wide body a mile away. And it wasn't mayonaise smell that gave it away either.:rolleyes: Should look nice.

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Posted 24 April 2008 - 12:13 AM

Yeah I'm not going too extreme, just enough to make it look different and so I don't rub with some 17's. That and maybe some staggered offset rims too;)

#4 spokanesoob

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Posted 24 April 2008 - 12:34 AM

just wear protection when swapping body parts :lol: that's gonna look pretty sweet if i don't say so myself.

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Posted 24 April 2008 - 01:45 AM

Nice on the wide fenders.That should look Sweet when done :grin:

Is there any difference in the bumpers between the years?

#6 Caboobaroo

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Posted 25 April 2008 - 12:05 AM

'85 and '86 are shorter and the turn signals are flush with the bumper compared to the '87-'94 bumper. Here's the difference...
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Posted 25 April 2008 - 12:10 AM

if I could get a sedan with that bumper I'd rock it hard.

your widebody looks pimpalicious!

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Posted 25 April 2008 - 01:00 AM

I'm at a creative block currently. Everytime I look at the rear quarter, I get lost on how I should cut it to widebody it out. I'm gonna get pissed:mad:

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Posted 25 April 2008 - 11:07 AM

If using the 85 Bumper will the RX front bodykit/Valance still fit on there correctly?

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Posted 25 April 2008 - 12:47 PM

If using the 85 Bumper will the RX front bodykit/Valance still fit on there correctly?


yep. I'm running an '85 front bumper on my loyale with the body kit.



keep up the good work. can't wait to see what you end up doing on the back.

#11 joostvdw

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Posted 27 April 2008 - 04:51 PM

I was just looking at some mitsu starion pictures and though that would be the perfect way of making a wide body on a XT

I know you're not working on an XT, but see it as a source of creativity

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#12 spokanesoob

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Posted 27 April 2008 - 05:20 PM

woah what kind of car is that? it looks like a dodge daytona to me idk :confused:

#13 joostvdw

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Posted 27 April 2008 - 05:33 PM

you could either read my post or look at the picture's URL ;)

it's an 1988 mitsubishi starion, I think you guys call it a conquest?

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Posted 27 April 2008 - 05:34 PM

woah what kind of car is that? it looks like a dodge daytona to me idk :confused:

It's a Mitsubishi Starion, as mentioned in the text directly above the picture. ;)

#15 spokanesoob

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Posted 27 April 2008 - 05:55 PM

ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh wow i sure feel dumb now. its a feeling im used to though :banana: i have learned to embrace it




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