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Project "Black Widow" by Danyel
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Si... Winter is coming fast and I'm spending ALOT of time on Ebay.....


Same for me. If I count the last item bought yesterday evening (recovered armrest from Russ88TTop) I have about 32 packages on their way to the northern land.

edit: I own page 10

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Falcon_ca COOL !!! I also installed my TLG LED upgrade kit makes the interior look alot better. TLG LED interior lighting upgrade kit is a GREAT product easy to install and worth EVERY penny thanks OSLO !!!

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You're right

The LED lighting makes the inside looks beautiful. (Even with a bad camera)


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Here are the highlights of the 2012-2013 Widow rebuild

1. strip new spaceframe and repaint
2. choptop
3. new wheels (18 frt and 19 x 9.0 rear)
4. Redesigned front fascia
5. New paint scheme (Gun metal black and candy apple red metallic)


Paint scheme


Wheels



That'll be sweeeet!
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I may have an idea on your heating up on the freeway. It does not look that the leading edge of your front extractor cut out has a lip. With out a lip at freeway speed air will be pushed down on the back side of the radiator causing air not to flow thru the rad as it should. if you put a small lip on that leading edge it creates a low pressure area for air to move thru the rad better than stock. The way it is now at freeway speed it probably flows less than stock. Just a thought.
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I may have an idea on your heating up on the freeway. It does not look that the leading edge of your front extractor cut out has a lip. With out a lip at freeway speed air will be pushed down on the back side of the radiator causing air not to flow thru the rad as it should. if you put a small lip on that leading edge it creates a low pressure area for air to move thru the rad better than stock. The way it is now at freeway speed it probably flows less than stock. Just a thought.


HUUUMMM I think you may be on to something there my friend !!! Gonna do some test ... THX
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Winter is almost upon us an the hunt for new stuff to swap in is on. I finished assembly on my LED Tail light arrays and now the PMW circuits are being etched. These circuits are SMDs so it is ALOT more work than I anticipated. Each arrays have 42 Pirahna LEDs which are sub-grouped in rows of three. (If one LED burns out not the whole array goes out ... just three ) I will also be upgrading to big brakes (Grand Am with Cadi STS brake shoes) I'm in the market for new wheels I'm still overwhelmed by which size and offset will fit ... any ways many mods coming this way soon ... Here are todays pics of the work done



Arrays all soldered raddy to go (Pirahnas)


Array at 20% brightness (parking ON)


Array at 85% brightness (brake ON)

I'm finishing up a batch of LED markers because Christmas is coming... I anticipate many orders for Xmas presents. I also am finishing up a NEW product I will be selling in the mall soon ... stay tuned
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Well the Widow is back in the garage (for the winter 2011) awaiting her new wheels ... I've decide to keep with the theme so I bought Spyn Spyder Evo wheels .... these should be coming in tomorrow I also started on the rear tail lights panel and still trying to figure out the shape the red lenses will have. I've been very busy getting the kmunsons done but still waiting on the clips. Lots of work this winter I will make a worklist later. I will post pics of the wheels on the Widow tomorrow or saturday ..... these are 18 x 8.0 rear offset 35 and 18 7.5 front... tires are still up in the air ... I would like 265 but not sure on fit ... will see my friend falcon_ca will probably help me out on which to take ... more tomorrow




Itty bitty brakes oohhh gonna have to do an upgrade !!!

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Sleeping beauty


Wheels are nice to
Did you bought 5x100 wheels or do you have adaptors?

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Nice choice on wheels !! Dan wait till they arrive and you open the boxes they are like jewllery and everything you need comes in the box right down to 5 lock nuts for each wheel !

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Those will be a huge improvement to the Widow. Great choice, can't go wrong with a nice 5-spoke.

So what are you thinking for bigger brakes? 13" or what?
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Wheels are nice too Did you bought 5x100 wheels or do you have adaptors?


Yep I got them in 5x100

 
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Nice choice on wheels !! Dan wait till they arrive and you open the boxes they are like jewllery and everything you need comes in the box right down to 5 lock nuts for each wheel !


5 different lock nut kits !!! aint it going to be too much of a pain... oh well


 
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Those will be a huge improvement to the Widow. Great choice, can't go wrong with a nice 5-spoke.
So what are you thinking for bigger brakes? 13" or what?


I'm still debating either the WCF 13 vipers or fieroguru's 12.75 that he's working on ...

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What is the offset of you front 8x7.5 Spyn wheels.

Can not find on their web site

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For the size of the rear tires, I will not go wider than 245 with 8 inches rims.

245/35ZR18 will be perfect size with a diameter difference at only 1.6%.

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Finally got my rims today ..... OOOHH YAAAA but I made a small error. I bought 225/40 18 all around and I find that I should of put 245 or 255 in the rear ... so I will go back Monday to swap those in ... the tire store said no problem but I have to add another 180$ ... OH well gotta learn sometimes ... anyways here are the pics from my crappy camera ..(will post better ones Monday) With the widow on the ground she is presently on floor jacks so it looks like crap...








Rear view... the tire is inside the fender lip ... with 245 or 255 it should stick out a bit

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What is the offset of you front 8x7.5 Spyn wheels.
Can not find on their web site


I finally bought the 8.0 front too and put 225 on them all around I didnt see you post till I came back !!! It would of saved me a trip ...going back Monday for 245/40 or 255/40 ... Is there an APP for message received from PFF on the Iphone4s ??? Man you rock my buddy falcon_ca THX
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Got better pics of the Widow with her new shoes ... Monday I'll swap the rears to 245s or 255s if they fit the rim. will see








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You really need big brakes to fill those immense holes



Very Nice wheels btw

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I would really like to fill the wheel well up a little more ... I'm wondering to what size should I take it ... I know 245 or 255 is the max width on a 8 inch rim I'm wondering if I can go 255/50 18 that gives me a 28.02 in diameter wheel while my 225's are 25 inches diameter. I have lots of space between the coil-overs and tires with 225s. I'm wondering about stability ... Any ideas??
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I don't think you will have any problem with stability wit 255/50 , but for sure you will have to keep in mind that your spedo will show 10% under (90 kph instead of 100).

I don't know if your car is "leveled" but you might be able to lower the back a little bit.
Make sure you roll a couple of KM before doing any adjustement.

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More goodies came in today and finally got all the needed parts for my kmunsons signal light covers. I will be doing some vacuum forming this week end. I also received the kmunson clips ... these will be trial fitted by my friend falcon_ca on his approuval and recommandation I will be going into full production.. Each vacuum sheet will have a dozen pair of kmunsons. In my pic you can also see my new power window control buttons and a TT aluminium shifter ring ... more on that later (2013)


Goodies to install on the Widow

3 pairs of kmunsons turn signal vacuum forming bucks

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Friend sent me a pic of the last show and shine before putting the Widow away for winter ....
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Its been a while since I've did an update... the OEM tailight and wing are sold. I'm presently modifying my one piece rear tailight panel. I am not sure which design for the LED lenses. Should I just buy corvette 97 - 04 lights and cut out the hole... as for the decklid I want to go "shaker" with a lips spoiler like cornersonrails car.. I'll post pics this week of this mod. More to come later
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Very nice prject Danyel!
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Do you have pics of the fiero with the new HID's and how/where did you get these HID's??
Thanks.


 
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Since the Widow is now back in the garage I recieved some new stuff These are 4 x 6 800k Pure White HIDs. WStarted to look at the rear 1 piece tail light panel that has been sitting on my workbench for 4 months .... I also receive 250 x .5 watts Pirahna LEDs ... lots of soldering in sight !!! Winter is coming fast and I'm spending ALOT of time on Ebay..... todays pics ... more to come



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Nice TLG hit!

 
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Should I just buy corvette 97 - 04 lights and cut out the hole...


I really love the European look tails. This would easily be my choice. Perhaps the orange with a bit of VDO tint? Sexy!



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@hyphynator1984 PM sent

@Tony Kania-- thanks I was looking at that style but not sure the curves are going to fit the overall shape of a fiero ... more to come
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fieroaddiction built a wonderfull Shaker for his 4.9 Formula (sounds familiar)







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fieroaddiction built a wonderfull Shaker for his 4.9 Formula (sounds familiar)


Huumm I wonder if he has a build thread on that shaker? Cant find anything related on SEARCH grrr
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Fieroaddiction is Rockcrawl here

Something I found:

"The shaker uses a K&N dual quad air filter in a hand made fiberglass pan on top of a custom aluminum riser. The pan/filter attaches to the engine with two thumb screws. The scoop is also hand made, sits on top of the pan with locating pins to keep it in place. It has a foam rubber seal around the edge to seal between the pan, scoop, and hood. There are drain holes with drip tubes on opposite corners of the pan. Here are some pics from my album that may not be on the website."



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Anything new here? Sweet looking car by the way! I've been following this build for a while, I just haven't posted anything yet.
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Anything new here? Sweet looking car by the way! I've been following this build for a while, I just haven't posted anything yet.


Hello ... the Widow is sound asleep under her covers ... the weather is getting warmer and I've done alot of Ebay buying and selling parts for her. Stay tuned as I'm finishing up the details for the Kmunson signal covers ... more later on those. As for the Widow many mods coming here soon ... thanks for the compliment

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Fiero season is now OPEN


So the upgrades ti the Widow has begun warm weather has set in and I spent the winter on Ebay buying and selling. I sold my rear tail lights and my rear wing with 7 inch stands and LED third brake light. I dont have any choice now but to finally do my one piece LED tail lights ... I have ordered 2000 piranha HIGH brightness leds and 10 PMW modules. I will do a write up as soon as they come in..

Here is the upgrade list for 2012:

New 2 x Michelin 255/45/18 sport tires (319$ each)
3 core Champion Radiator (cools up to 450 hp) (279$)
Autometer C2 Gas level indicator
Autometer C2 Tachometer
4 x 6 HID headlights (completion)
NEW clear front turn signals with LEDs
Rear decklid modify scoop (raises by 3 inches)
Plug rear wing holes and fiberglass in my new bowtie lip and then repaint the complet lid with new hour glass

Here are todays pics :


2 new Michelin sport tires


New gauges and faceplate


Tail light rear assemblies ready to receive the one piece LED panel


Widow sitting on stands waiting front hood disassembly


Old radiator removed .. gonna do some clean up and paint while I'm there


Rad removed (2)


Getting radiator ready for reassembly

More to come soon
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heehaw more goodies came in today 1000 Piranha Superflux and 4 PWM LED modules and over 25 meters of each yellow and red LED strips... The 4 PWM control over 3A of current each ... I've got 4 more coming in for 1A control. I am also starting to cut into my one piece tail light panel ... you can see in the second pic I will also have the PONTIAC name lit up. I'm still doing trial and error on the shape the tail lights will have ... but I really like the BMW concept car tail light design more on that later ... I will also be redoing my turn signals to accept 50 LEDs each (10 for park and 40 for blink)


New goodies came in ... the 4 PWM are 1 inch cube and pack alot of control they have a trim pot inside the hole for adjusting the intensity (left of white sticker)


The lettering will be centered and transfered to the panel ready to cut out... updated font

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Been working on the Widow for 2 days so far ... Got the radiator assembled and ready to be inserted into her newly cleaned and painted area... I also got around to removing the old gauge pod so I can start inserting the new gauges and faceplate ... I still have to clean it up and paint the radiator area though.. My buddy falcon_ca got his 4.9 in and running ... woo hoo cant wait to meet up with him and go crusing around Lac St-Jean !!! Both V8s and both lambo doors !!! Anyways here are todays pics lots and lots of work to get the pod gauges wiring done and working .... here are todays pics ...


Radiator fan installed


Gauge pod removed and getting new VDO and Autometer gauges


Getting ready to clean and paint the radiator area


Humm gonna have to do some trim repainting ...

more tomorrow...
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Report this Post04-09-2012 06:40 PM Click Here to See the Profile for DanyelClick Here to visit Danyel's HomePageSend a Private Message to DanyelEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
The Widow is now back on her feet ... the rear wheel well is filled in more but I've gotta check if I can lower some more... the radiator is in place and I installed my new battery cut-off switch.. Here are todays pics of progress


Back on the ground ... got some sanding and paint of the trim still to do.


Wheel well is almost filled in ... still some adjustments to make


The tire width is perfect ...


Rear decklid is next ... sanding paint and raise the scoop 2 inches


Radiator is in position filled and burped.


New battery cut-off switch now I can leave my doors open at daytime show and shines..

More to come ....
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Get some brakes on that car! Those teeny tiny little calipers and rotors don't cut it.
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Get some brakes on that car! Those teeny tiny little calipers and rotors don't cut it.


Income tax came in .... woo hooo 4K to spend... gotta put some away though I want to take wifey to Las Vagas for her birthday and see Celine .... huumm now lets see the brake issue.. I still have not decided on what braking kit fieroguru's looks pretty good though... we'll see ...
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Report this Post04-22-2012 07:25 PM Click Here to See the Profile for DanyelClick Here to visit Danyel's HomePageSend a Private Message to DanyelEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Been VERY busy at work and barely any time to do work at the garage ... did some hours at home though for the LED tail light panel and dash panel... I'm still waiting on the Autometer C2 Tachometer and Speedometer from California ... Did some testing using an Arduino Mega 2560 with some really good results ... I will probably use 2 tiny Arduinos for the job. (Sequencial turn and Flash brakes)








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Report this Post04-22-2012 09:06 PM Click Here to See the Profile for IMSA GTClick Here to Email IMSA GTSend a Private Message to IMSA GTEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
I see some Alumilte Water Clear. Are you making the clear lenses?
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