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Old 05-29-2019, 10:35 AM   #101
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One of the rear wheels had a small bend thatís been repaired now and 1 lip is DONE. First time around polishing a set of two piece wheels, itís a chore! Still havenít found the gold paint color for the centers however, I have some fender work before I can mount the rears anyway.

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The grill and bezels are repaired and in need of some fresh SEM paint.

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Old 05-29-2019, 10:45 AM   #102
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For reference, Goldtastic by Prismatic Powders comes pretty close to BBS gold. I had mine clear coated but it's not necessary if you don't want the extra gloss.
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Old 05-29-2019, 03:48 PM   #103
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For reference, Goldtastic by Prismatic Powders comes pretty close to BBS gold. I had mine clear coated but it's not necessary if you don't want the extra gloss.
Right on, helpful info, thank you! How's your 242 coming along Harold?
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Old 05-29-2019, 05:10 PM   #104
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Been sick; haven't touched it in two weeks. It might be growing resentful, but I'm not totally sure.
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Old 06-10-2019, 04:18 PM   #105
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This weekend while tinkering around in the garage, I did a basic mock up of the rear wheels to get an idea of what kind of spacer I’ll need to avoid rubbing on the inside. 22-25mm spacers and lug extensions will do it. I’m sure I’ll have to massage the outer fenders as well...but pretty excited about getting these mounted and moving on to the next headache.





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Old 06-24-2019, 04:36 PM   #106
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Time to clean up the engine bay, tucking all wiring and moving what I can into the cabin. Wiring will get new looming and mount in between the fenders.




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Old 06-24-2019, 05:24 PM   #107
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Neat!

KEEP THE BIG BUMPERS
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Old 06-26-2019, 04:32 PM   #108
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Awesome build!!!
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Old 06-26-2019, 04:39 PM   #109
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The only commando I like is that feeling of freedom down under!

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Thanks man, lots to do to get the engine and bay the way I want it.

More progress this morning.

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Old 06-27-2019, 03:55 PM   #110
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This morning I had a couple of hours to get the harness into the cabin, found a few ‘repaired’ wires that weren’t even soldered or with pinch connections, just a good twist and hardened electrical tape. One of the reasons I like to do this is to make sure everything is how it should be and no surprises down the road.

I ran into a few ends that aren’t connected to anything and I have no idea what they go to...see thread here:

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showth...69#post5966869

Now to sort through all this wiring, remove what won’t be used.






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