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Sport Fiero by fourpoint9
Started on: 09-07-2006 09:38 PM
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Originally posted by Fiero_Adam:
Can you explain how you did this? And where do you get epoxy like that? I want to make some center caps for my wheels, and possibly steering wheel as well.


I bought a kit (do not remember the company's name) that came with
round labels made for inkjet printers like you can buy here:

www.worldlabel.com

It came with two part epoxy (they have smaller sizes than the link if you call them) like you can buy here:

www.fiberlay.com


You print the labels and then mix the epoxy in the measure/mix cup and pour it onto the labels until it domes up.
I printed enough so that I had lots of practice errors and some that turned out good. Some will get dust from the air or bubbles and will not be good, but some will turn out perfect.
It's easy to pour too much and have it run past the edge.
Best way to do it I found was to pour a little on the label, then work it out to the edges with a paperclip all the way around the circle label. Then pour more in til it domes. (should be worth a plus + if you use this)


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I put one on my oil fill cap
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I bought a couple of grills that are for the Scion xA.
They are Black Honeycomb and are exactly the right size for both bumper openings.
I do not have them mounted on the car
so I had my youngest Son, Noah hold the front one in place. (I have a plan for a license plate that is removable and gets replaced with a Fiero emblem for show)


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Here's the rear, New Exhaust Tips installed grill just set in place.
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That is just some darn impressive work !

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it keeps getter nicer.

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Thanks for the info. I will have to try that.

The grills look nice. Much better than the cheap gutter guard stuff. I have some cheap stuff right now, but would really like to find something better. I would keep an eye on the rear fascia. Those exhaust tips don't look double-walled, so you might have a problem with it getting pretty hot.

Overall, I really like the way the car is looking. I just skimmed through this thread again real quick, and it's odd to see a lot of the stuff you're doing. I have a lot of the same ideas. You'll see what I mean when I post about my car. I promise it's not copying (well, I'll have to copy the centercap thing).

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what kind of tips are those?

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Originally posted by doublec4:

what kind of tips are those?


Vibrant Proformance Dual 3.5" Round Stainless Steel Tips (Single Wall, Angle Cut)

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Vibrant Proformance Dual 3.5" Round Stainless Steel Tips (Single Wall, Angle Cut)


Hey, you know my friend Amadeus don't you?

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Hey, you know my friend Amadeus don't you?


Yes, I do ! XzotikGT and I helped him do his coilover struts recently.

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Has to be one of the sweetest Notchies I have ever seen!

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Beautifully tasteful. I tell ya' fourpoint9, it's people like you who raise the bar...and me work harder.
Nice work!

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This car is just amazing. I wish my 4.9 notchie looked this good.....

Thanks for taking the time to post the pics and share some of your methods.... Keep us posted !

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Yes, I do ! XzotikGT and I helped him do his coilover struts recently.


he is my best friend, have known him since we where like 12. he was bragging to me about your car and said he loved your bumpers, and steering wheel emblem and
something about your headliner is perfferated leather? or somthing? and that he wanted to do the same.

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Covered the Sub Box Console. It's not completely finished, the speaker is not screwed in or wired and arm pad is just sitting there. I may attach it with velcro.

I bought a used Audi TT shift boot with ring. It shipped today. It was hard to find one. The dealer wanted over 200 for one. I paid 75 plus shipping

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wow, sooooooo nice... i may have to go junkyard scouting soon...

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fourpoint9,

Just curious, what kind of looks or comments do you get when u take your car out ?

Tony

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I bought a used Audi TT shift boot with ring. It shipped today. It was hard to find one. The dealer wanted over 200 for one. I paid 75 plus shipping




Wow! What a deal.

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Originally posted by exoticse:
Just curious, what kind of looks or comments do you get when u take your car out ?
Tony


Well, since it's been painted, I've only driven it to the glass shop to get new door glass, and to the muffler shop to get the exhaust tips installed. The guys at Sunnydale Muffler liked it.

It still does not have side skirts (working on them now). My wife followed me in our Suburban on both trips and said most people look at it as it goes by. She's not sure if it's the sound of it or the bright orange color, but heads turn and smiles form.

Monday Icelander came over and helped me bondo and sand on the side skirt plugs. Thanks Icelander! I have some side skirt work pics I should post.
They are starting to look good. Tuesday I re-created my paint booth. This weekend is Easter so I will have family over and it doesn't look like I will get a lot done.

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If you want some nice photos of your car when its finished I fly free and have relatives in Renton I can stay with

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all i can say is wow! how much time and money did this take. when im done with college i hope i can fix mine up to atleast half that!

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This thing is just an amazing incarnation of a Notchback... I really would like those bumpers 4.9!!!

What year of Civic did you mold the front with?

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Originally posted by Leafy:
What year of Civic did you mold the front with?

1992 - 1995 Honda Civic Front Bumper 2 Door
Like the one for sale in this ad:
http://market.autopartsfair...atalog-item-516.html
Discount Price:$39.33

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Is the Audi TT on yet?

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Originally posted by madcurl:Is the Audi TT on yet?

Yes

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Working on the side skirt plugs now.

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Realy nice front fascia you got .
Like it very much !!!!!!!


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Your car is a work of art and a lot of custom touches and I love it...

but I would have replaced the whole dash. Nothing dates a Fiero more than that pod dash.

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Nice !

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Nice !


haha, now that's attention to detail, you've even got the matching orange airfreshener.

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Working on the side skirt plugs now.



they look really nice

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This car is truly a work of art.......but the orange gauges are a little too much orange for me......

-T

p.s. you have mad skills, and, I salute you

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hmmm....

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Looks good.
Sport Fiero GT

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Not a fan of notchbacks but they have been growing on me... And I fell in love with yours! Personally I like this better!

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I just discovered this thread

So cool this car rocks!

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very nice work! Just the motivation I need to finish my front and rear bumpers. Im working on some 92 Eclipse Battle style bumpers. I gave you a plus because of the link to the site that will teach me to make plugs and molds. Plus at the quality and detail you put into your Fiero. Ive almost finished molding in the rear bumper , so I understand the time and effort you put into yours. Great Job!

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Originally posted by FierociousGT:

Not a fan of notchbacks but they have been growing on me... And I fell in love with yours! Personally I like this better!


You know what that means david ??

Means you just have to get a notchback to mod now to go along with your GT !

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You know what that means david ??
Means you just have to get a notchback to mod now to go along with your GT !


After I get done with my GT I'm considering a BMW E21 (Euro style) or a Fiero Notchback with an Ecotec.


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molds yet ? one of my favorite cars!!

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