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We Build a Perfect Union by Archie
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Glad you like it so far.



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That dash and console are just Awesome (!!!!) . I hope that becomes available to the rest of us , although I'd skip the subwoofer in favor of another smaller built-in storage compartment ....

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HI all,

If I am not mistaken, I believe archie sells this very same dash, it should even be listed on his site..... Also, the sub box doesn't come with the dash when you purchase it, that part of the center console is from forum member Fie_ro.....

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I really like that dash. Looks good.

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The dash is now taking on a personality and appearance of it's own--------being tweeked to death! For those who like to just throw-in a dash and leave-be.... it's time to take notes.

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Any updates Archie?

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That is looking Awsome ! I cant wait to see it finished.

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I cant wait to see it finished.



That's my line.........

We're still working on the new nose, rear bumper & the interior. So these are in process pictures but you'll get the idea.

We should be pretty well wraped up on the major glass work by the end of the week.

Here's the front.....





Here's the back end, lookin' good.........





The new backend required that we do a different dual exhuast setup......



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Nice ductwork. Wheres the exhaust?

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That dash and console are just Awesome (!!!!) . I hope that becomes available to the rest of us , although I'd skip the subwoofer in favor of another smaller built-in storage compartment ....



I agree the dash has fantastic tweekness possibilities. Here is what FieroGTRwideboby did with his V-8 Archie dash.



I plan to do some tweeking myself with my own V-8 Archie dash that i got for my choptop.



I got a heck of a deal on the dash from it's previous owner !

BTW,...great job Archie !

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Wow ... thanks for posting that ! That has GOT to be my all time favorite dash / console (personally I would have used brushed aluminum instead of the wood though) WOW !

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that dash looks nice
u can actually put a cd in without having to put it in gear lmao

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Archie

Ah, the glazing putty comes out.

 
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Here's the back end, lookin' good.........






Archie

that spoiler bothers me

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Nice chin.

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The Jay Leno of Fiero's!

Nice work, looks great!

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a little somethin different

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Nice work Archie!

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Wait 'til you see what we're doing with the door panels.

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Could someone please Photoshop this idea for me.
change the nose using this as a draft.



The foundation:


fourpoint9's Photoshop: Thanks again Fourpoint9


reality complements of Archie and crew:


Team work, and that my friends is why I love this forum

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Team work, and that my friends is why I love this forum


I could not agree with you more

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Ok, gotta show you this interior.

It's not finished yet, it's still gotta come out to finalize the install, to do some service instructions & to install the "A" & "B" pillars. But this is how it's going to look.

Happy Holidays

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New Dash King Designers in town!

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Looks great.

Troy or Archie, do you guys plan to paint it, or recover it in leather or some other material ??

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Looks great.

Troy or Archie, do you guys plan to paint it, or recover it in leather or some other material ??


The dash will be black leather and a laminate, not sure which laminate I'll be going with.

Great work Archie, xmas just came early !!!

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It would be nice to cut-outse the fake glove/box area and place a Firebird/Camero glove found in some of the swap-dash Fiero conversions? You could then have the glove box door leathered with choptop logo etched in? Since the area is "dead-space" right? After all, you need a place to hold your speeding tickets, right?



Any more holiday pics?

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Just an Idea, after upholstery it would not stand out at all.

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wow i can't wait to see this car when it's done...

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How about a door handle?

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How about a door handle?


I like the idea, but what car has the right handle? Can you photoshop carbon fiber for the orange parts.

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The corner is probably there for a reason, but it looks out of place compared to how the center console, guages, vents, etc are all round..

I wish I was better at photoshop, lol, maybe someone else can 'round' these off just for ideas...

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why not make one of those beautiful silver buttons an electric door popper with 9v backup with a few diodes?

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why not make one of those beautiful silver buttons an electric door popper with 9v backup with a few diodes?


Already being done, I ordered a couple extra sets just for that reason.

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Thanks fourpoint9, now if I could just find those door handles.


And thankyou all for all the neat ideas.

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Door handles like that are found in 70s Camaros. The upright piece at least. I'm don't remember the relative size, but I think it could be adapted w/ Archie's crew's skills.
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Great work Archie, xmas just came early !!!


So did I...
That looks great!

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Troy, where did you get your door popping kit from? I got my handles shaved, and been looking for something to do with the interior for buttons, and it would be nice to have a backup battery.

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