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Build thread: Project RoBoChOp........ by jetsnvettes2000
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Report this Post12-28-2011 05:09 AM Click Here to See the Profile for TheRealShadowXClick Here to Email TheRealShadowXSend a Private Message to TheRealShadowXEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post

I say kill THAT wing and go with another style.


If it were mine I would do a nice glassed in lip spoiler. Best of both worlds. Nice shaved look with a sexy twist.

In any case it'll look good. You'd have to try really hard to make that car ugly.

Keep it up Rob! Can't wait to see the progress!!!

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OOOO look what I picked up for ol Robochop today! Intrax lowering springs! all nice and shiny fresh powder coating! I will be starting to put them in soon! I need to get off my butt and work the dells show is sooner than later!

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Report this Post02-23-2012 09:37 AM Click Here to See the Profile for NeoMikeClick Here to Email NeoMikeSend a Private Message to NeoMikeEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post

Very helpful posting! Thanks for the reply to my PM.

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Report this Post02-24-2012 10:50 PM Click Here to See the Profile for jetsnvettes2000Send a Private Message to jetsnvettes2000Edit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post

Hey no prob, I will be taking parts of robochop apart very soon and if you need more pics I could possibly shoot more. I will be starting the front end mods hopefully within the next few weeks, JImmyz's front end will look nice I think!

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Report this Post03-11-2012 06:30 PM Click Here to See the Profile for jetsnvettes2000Send a Private Message to jetsnvettes2000Edit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post

Started workin on the car again today since it was so nice out, I just had to throw the new wheels on what a difference it makes in looks.

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Report this Post03-11-2012 08:45 PM Click Here to See the Profile for av8fieroClick Here to Email av8fieroSend a Private Message to av8fieroEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post

Looks good Rob, now you need to get those springs on it to close up those wheel gaps.

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Report this Post03-23-2012 10:52 PM Click Here to See the Profile for jetsnvettes2000Send a Private Message to jetsnvettes2000Edit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post

Yes chris, the plans are underway to get the drop coils in within the next few weeks, I just might have time to paint it for the dells show but right now it looks like it will be going in all its different shades of white this year

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Report this Post03-23-2012 11:14 PM Click Here to See the Profile for firejo24Send a Private Message to firejo24Edit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post

I’ve seen a couple of chopped Fiero’s before but you nailed this one. However, are you going to lower it as well? It looks a little tall (just my opinion).

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I’ve seen a couple of chopped Fiero’s before but you nailed this one. However, are you going to lower it as well? It looks a little tall (just my opinion).


Yup you must have not seen the post right above yours, I have Intrax lowering springs going in it within a few weeks, I am just waiting on the new ball joints to get here.

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Finally, getting some work done again on ol robochop. Here we are redoing all of the suspension with poly and intrax lowering springs that were re powder coated black.


Cut down the bump stop a bit and re welded it for more room. I will then be making bigger bumpers to fine tune it.



We had one hell of a time with the lower A Arm bolts in the front, * hours later we had 2 bolts out!!!!



Finally found the shaking in the car, the steering rack shell was busted in half behind the mount so I could not see it. Scary!!!!!! I drove it to the dells and back like this!!!

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Report this Post06-22-2012 08:43 PM Click Here to See the Profile for jetsnvettes2000Send a Private Message to jetsnvettes2000Edit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post

Well I picked up the car from the alignment shop today and well the lowering is done!!! no more pickin on me about it being way up in the air!!!


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LOOKS GREAT ROB! I'll be back on my mine as soon as I finish my bathroom {DAMN HONEYDOO LIST}. Give me a call, I'll try calling you tomorrow

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Report this Post06-27-2012 11:28 PM Click Here to See the Profile for exoticseClick Here to Email exoticseSend a Private Message to exoticseEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post



Now that is what i am talking about !!

Looks awesome !

How about a full side shot ?

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Ok I can do that, may be a bit dark tho its getting late! Hey Chris, no worries I have been hiding in the house the last few days instead of working on the Fiero and Vette, I hope to get back to work soon as this heat wave breaks!

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Here ya go, a few pics from the side, Took a few of the wheel to fender as well




Here is a pic of whats holding up the progress on the Fiero. soon as it cools down I will be back on finishing up the engine then throwing the windshield in and starting body work.

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Done anything new or interesting with that front fascia and headlights?

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Yup its coming along very slow, the heat has been unbearable here and the average is 110 out in my shop so I have been working on it as I can. I have the hood cut and the bumper bonded to the headlight buckets but now I need to bond in the headlight holes to fill in the area that is missing. I have posted a bunch of pics of the progress in the nose build thread. I think tonight if it cools down I may head out and try and do a little more but we just finally after 4 weeks of no rain just got a nice 4 hour storm so who knows I may just hide out in the house yet!

The build thread for the nose is:
http://www.fiero.nl/forum/Forum1/HTML/088834.html

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When is the 3800SC going in?


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Soon as I can buy it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Here ya go, a few pics from the side, Took a few of the wheel to fender as well



Very nice!! Looks great

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Report this Post11-13-2012 08:54 PM Click Here to See the Profile for jetsnvettes2000Send a Private Message to jetsnvettes2000Edit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post

I really need to get back to work on the ol chop, right now I cant do anything with it till after I change the trani in parents truck. The prob is I do not want to leave it out in the cold while working on the parents truck at my place so I will need to take it to our storage building for a bit and if it snows it will be stranded there till spring.

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Bump! Not sure what the temps are there but starting to warm up here.

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We have been getting hammered with snow, and lots more to come in the next week. this time last year it was in the 70's. Winter will just not let go but when it does its time to cut up the front end and finally finish the new nose modifications but not before I hit a few cars shows first and get the corvette out of the garage and running. I will have it done by mid summer I think I just need to pencil in some me time and hammer it out. I am currently working on starting my own shop and others cars are being pushed ahead of my own so I can generate enough cash to finally quit my day job and lease a large building to go full throttle building cars.

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We have been getting hammered with snow, and lots more to come in the next week. this time last year it was in the 70's. Winter will just not let go but when it does its time to cut up the front end and finally finish the new nose modifications but not before I hit a few cars shows first and get the corvette out of the garage and running. I will have it done by mid summer I think I just need to pencil in some me time and hammer it out. I am currently working on starting my own shop and others cars are being pushed ahead of my own so I can generate enough cash to finally quit my day job and lease a large building to go full throttle building cars.


Good luck on the new shop and the car looks LOOOOOWWWW. Nice work.

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Good luck on the new shop and the car looks LOOOOOWWWW. Nice work.


Hey thanks! send some of that nice weather up here!!!

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Back to work on the ol chop finally!!!!!!! Todays fun was removing the engine!!

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The old engine, it will be going into another club members car and replaced with a nice fresh 2.8 for now. I could not pass it up a nice rebuilt powder coated engine for 200 bucks!


And finally the new engine!!!

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SO this morning I went up to Steves to help finish up installing the new motor!

Steve workin hard!!

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Any more pics? motor install done yet? Would love to see a you tube of this on the road or pics in some public place. This thread is my inspiration.

BTW I also sent you a PM

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Any more pics? motor install done yet? Would love to see a you tube of this on the road or pics in some public place. This thread is my inspiration.

BTW I also sent you a PM


The engine is back in and running, I have not really driven it since bringing it home due to being super busy with the rottiin resurection build. I will take some pics of it soon .It is really dirty now lol! I had to kick it out of its house for a few weeks till the 82 corvette project I have going on is done.

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Bring this one back from the dead bump!

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Oh it's not dead!! Just sleeping till Johns chop is finished! I will get back on it hopefully before winter again!!

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hey thanks chop looks good ill use a lot from your post

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Got something for you coming your way. Sorry for the delay but it's in the mail Friday.


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The next phase is about to start eta 34 days Finally some go for the show.......

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Ooops wrong thread!!!!!!!! but........My car got published in Shot Caller magazine! With none other than Miss
Wisconsin posing with it!

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Lots of changes coming soon!!! 3800sc next on tap~

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One of my favorites!

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One of my favorites!


Right now it is siting up at Steves house for the winter s he works on my swap. I just got set of Speed daddy headers for it as well and a spintech I think he said it was muffler so hopefully it sounds good!

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beautiful car.. makes me jealous I have to wait for mine to be worked on. I say that as I look down on the DUKE blue cast on my arm, lol.

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