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    Today, 04:25 PM
    Jeff Kleiner replied to a thread Paint Question in Roadster
    Not a wrap expert but I've seen a couple of roadsters done. I'd say the bodywork would still need to get to about 80-90% paint ready. Lots of curves...
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    Today, 05:42 AM
    Instead of throwing darts at the wall why don't you just send a sample for analysis? Neither gas or coolant are good lubricants and will wipe out the...
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    Today, 05:38 AM
    I've done both front and rear...haven't found any cons to the front location (and BTW, placing it at the RF is actually a better place for the weight...
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    Yesterday, 04:35 PM
    ThickCobra replied to a thread Lifts in Roadster
    Chris, BTW, I purchased a vacuum gauge today to work on the carburetor. Went old school but certainly envy you Coyote and Ls3 guys. Jay
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    Yesterday, 04:32 PM
    ThickCobra replied to a thread Lifts in Roadster
    Chris, That is good to know. I certainly don't want to mess with wood blocks each time I set the car on the lift. The front airfoil on my 2010...
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    Yesterday, 08:52 AM
    I found that with the automatic volume adjustments now built into a stereo head, the loud music at the stoplight was significantly reduced. I did...
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    Yesterday, 08:48 AM
    After I switched to the flow masters I have no problem hearing my blue tooth speaker playing music from my phone while it just sits in the passenger...
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    Yesterday, 08:39 AM
    Hopefully the battery is not something that needs a lot of maintenance. By putting it the trunk, it keeps it out of the high heat engine area. ...
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    09-18-2017, 05:29 PM
    Jeff Kleiner replied to a thread Door hinge question in Roadster
    I just clean them up to straighten the lines and make the depth consistent---except for the area over the driver's side footbox top which are cut...
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    09-18-2017, 09:42 AM
    Jeff Kleiner replied to a thread Door hinge question in Roadster
    As Paul/Edwardb said this is one of the items to address upon the initial body fitting. I generally cut that flange down significantly and dress up...
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    09-17-2017, 04:12 PM
    Has anyone adjusted the dual adjustable Koni shocks to meet their driving preferences? Since my ride will be street only, I was hoping to adjust them...
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    09-16-2017, 08:11 PM
    Having spent very little time in prisons, and much more time around the San Diego Harbor, my perception of that color evokes a more positive...
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    09-16-2017, 07:50 PM
    I am glad that you are enjoying this lengthy build thread! That is "Hammered Silver" powder coat. it does have a texture to it. Just enough so it...
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    09-16-2017, 06:21 PM
    ThickCobra replied to a thread Lifts in Roadster
    That looks awesome. Christmas in September!!!!!
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    09-16-2017, 07:49 AM
    Craig, No need...just raise the car so that there is no spring pressure on the adjuster rings. Jeff
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    09-16-2017, 07:47 AM
    Have not tried any of the spray on products but have used both Herculiner and Duplicolor Bed Armor roll on. Both hold up well, look exactly the same...
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    09-16-2017, 07:39 AM
    If you want to split hairs the difference between chmhasy, Papa and karlos' calculations is less than .0005%---maybe not quite close enough to bring...
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    09-15-2017, 02:57 PM
    ThickCobra replied to a thread Lifts in Roadster
    Fantastic information, insight and preferences shared by all. Though space is not an issue, the budget is. I will sort through it all and choose...
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    09-14-2017, 05:21 PM
    Jeff Kleiner replied to a thread Paint Question in Roadster
    I shoot PPG solvent based mid/high end (Omni Plus and Deltron). Depending on color a gallon will run ~$250-$600 in Plus and $350 on up for Deltron. I...
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    09-14-2017, 12:31 AM
    More small steps. Received these photos today from the painter. It may beat "Butter", but I am just as happy that it's not going to stay Battleship...
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    09-14-2017, 12:22 AM
    Jazzman added 3 photo(s) to album Jazzman's Roadster Photos #3
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    09-13-2017, 11:34 AM
    Jeff Kleiner replied to a thread Paint Question in Roadster
    Any of the mainstream brands such as PPG, Dupont, Sherwin Williams, etc. will be fine. The key is proper preparation and application. Jeff
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    09-12-2017, 05:08 PM
    ThickCobra replied to a thread Hydraulic clutch in Roadster
    Same here. Very pleased with the one Mike provided.
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    09-12-2017, 05:05 PM
    ThickCobra replied to a thread Lifts in Roadster
    Is the HD9-XL all of 224" in length? They sell ones that are 174" and 200" in length. My Corvette, Cobra and SUV will fit length wise in the 174"...
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    09-12-2017, 12:10 PM
    ThickCobra replied to a thread Lifts in Roadster
    Chris, Std lift heights seem to be 74 1/2". Does this height work for you. They offer 86 1/2.
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    09-12-2017, 11:37 AM
    ThickCobra replied to a thread Lifts in Roadster
    Do you plan to store one of your cars on the lift over the winter months, and if so, do you have any concerns with your suspension at full droop?...
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    09-12-2017, 08:44 AM
    Of Course! I am not sure how good it will look indoors, but I'm doing it anyway. The paint is a deep burgundy. It is a beautiful deep, dark, red...
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    09-12-2017, 08:22 AM
    ThickCobra started a thread Lifts in Roadster
    I have finished my build, not yet painted, and have now decided to purchase a lift. Go figure. I know what you're thinking...great timing. Anyway, I...
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