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fieroX is finally getting color, after 7 years of being a disaster by fieroX
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Report this Post09-25-2009 06:57 PM Click Here to See the Profile for fieroXClick Here to Email fieroXSend a Private Message to fieroXDirect Link to This Post
Within a few days, X fill finally look the part it plays. I am going to keep adding pics as I find them and take more. We should have the final clear on by Sunday.











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Report this Post09-25-2009 07:21 PM Click Here to See the Profile for fieroXClick Here to Email fieroXSend a Private Message to fieroXDirect Link to This Post

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X is being painted 2 tone, house of kolor tangelo pearl on the bottom, and black on the top. It was cleared with debeers clear, then sanded and topcoated with Alsa Corps Soft Touch Clear. Its like the coatings you have on your cell phone covers. It feels like velvet to the touch.
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Report this Post09-25-2009 07:31 PM Click Here to See the Profile for GS JonClick Here to visit GS Jon's HomePageSend a Private Message to GS JonDirect Link to This Post
Looking good from what I can see. When do you think you'll have completed photos up? Looking forward to them!
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Report this Post09-25-2009 08:45 PM Click Here to See the Profile for skuzzbomerSend a Private Message to skuzzbomerDirect Link to This Post
Never heard of a textured paint job before... Must research further.
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Report this Post09-25-2009 10:17 PM Click Here to See the Profile for fieroXClick Here to Email fieroXSend a Private Message to fieroXDirect Link to This Post
 
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Originally posted by skuzzbomer:

Never heard of a textured paint job before... Must research further.


http://www.alsacorp.com/
they have some amazing products. expensive, but very unique.
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Report this Post09-25-2009 10:24 PM Click Here to See the Profile for SphynxSend a Private Message to SphynxDirect Link to This Post
Looks good Ryan. Can't wait to see the finished paint.
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Report this Post09-25-2009 10:33 PM Click Here to See the Profile for skuzzbomerSend a Private Message to skuzzbomerDirect Link to This Post
For what it does and what you're trying to accomplish, it seems like a fairly decent price. Not like its going to a bad cause
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Sick looking man.
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Report this Post09-25-2009 11:14 PM Click Here to See the Profile for Fiero84FreakClick Here to Email Fiero84FreakSend a Private Message to Fiero84FreakDirect Link to This Post
Sweet! So now the fastest Fiero not only is fast, but looks good going fast? About time.
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Report this Post09-26-2009 08:53 AM Click Here to See the Profile for GT-XClick Here to Email GT-XSend a Private Message to GT-XDirect Link to This Post
Excellent color choice. It's going to look awesome when your done!
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The paint scheme looks oddly familiar.


Just don't let your girl name it like I did. Mine is forever known as the gay orange Fiero.
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Report this Post09-26-2009 11:36 AM Click Here to See the Profile for exoticseClick Here to Email exoticseSend a Private Message to exoticseDirect Link to This Post

Congratulations, long time coming !

That is going to look killer !
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Where did you find the spoiler on the rear deck? I've been hoping to find one like that that but the only ones I can find are from J.C. Whitney.
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Originally posted by johnt671:

Where did you find the spoiler on the rear deck? I've been hoping to find one like that that but the only ones I can find are from J.C. Whitney.


Its actually custom made. It started as a 3rd gen camaro spoiler and I cut it in half. It wasnt long enough and didnt quite have the right contour to fit the fiero decklid, so I put each half on each side of the deck. Then built the piece in the middle from fiberglass to match the 2 halves.


Oh and BTW my girlfriend wants me to bring to you guys attention that she did most of the prep work and sanding, painted all the black and did all of the orange base so far. She has done an excellent job so far and is actually really good at body work and paint. (I got her the job at the body shop, and with no experience is doing fantastic. She is very artistic.) And she will be in the Girls with Fieros gallery as soon as its done and we get some new pics.
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Looks familiar to me too



Welcome to the small, but growing, community of orange Fieros!

The "velvet" finish should be interesting.
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Thanks for the info. She did one heck of a job!!
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Report this Post09-26-2009 09:09 PM Click Here to See the Profile for Don KrausClick Here to Email Don KrausSend a Private Message to Don KrausDirect Link to This Post
Ryan,too bad that now you have it looking real pretty it won't be the fastest Fiero anymore. The time is very near,oooooo'

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I think don kraus and fieroX should fight in a cage match, or hell in a cell
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Report this Post09-26-2009 09:20 PM Click Here to See the Profile for jimbolayaClick Here to Email jimbolayaSend a Private Message to jimbolayaDirect Link to This Post
Maybe the gay orange Fiero is not so gay, because it's reproducing. Nice paint.

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Originally posted by Don Kraus:

Ryan,too bad that now you have it looking real pretty it won't be the fastest Fiero anymore. The time is very near,oooooo'

Don



Better hurry Don. I have a new turbo setup a better fuel system and E85 now. Yours better go 9s cause mine will.
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This is getting interesting...
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Better hurry Don. I have a new turbo setup a better fuel system and E85 now. Yours better go 9s cause mine will.


If the two of you were to meet at the same track I would do my best to be there just to watch.
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Better hurry Don. I have a new turbo setup a better fuel system and E85 now. Yours better go 9s cause mine will.


Great looking paint job so far. Can't wait to see it when it's done.

As for the E85, Isn't E85 less power due to the higher alcohol content?
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Great looking paint job so far. Can't wait to see it when it's done.

As for the E85, Isn't E85 less power due to the higher alcohol content?


Indy Cars run 225+ MPH on E85. No reason a street car, that is set up properly, can't run just as well.
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Originally posted by Oreif:


Great looking paint job so far. Can't wait to see it when it's done.

As for the E85, Isn't E85 less power due to the higher alcohol content?


actually E85 will net more power than gasoline. This is because you have to add almost 40% more fuel at WOT to compensate for the alcohol. 1.4 gallons of E85 compared to 1 gallon of gasoline actually has more BTU's of heat energy. This will actually net about 5-8% more hp with no other mods taken into consideration. Now with the anti detonation properties of E85 I will be able to run more boost and more timing without having to worry about my engine getting knock. We are expecting somewhere in the range of 530-550 wheel hp.
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pictures from last night










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That's really looking good!

Here's a +!
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Originally posted by Don Kraus:

Ryan,too bad that now you have it looking real pretty it won't be the fastest Fiero anymore. The time is very near,oooooo'

Don



Spraying the LSx?

Oh, and Ryan, good plan doing your paint work with "most" of the body on... i wish I had alot more on my car when I did mine... I disassembled WAY too much. The E85 + bigger turbo should help you net some much much faster trap times.... There is no reason your setup should not be in the mid to high 130 trap speeds.

Any chance it is happening this year?

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We are taking it out to the 20th annual Pontiac uprising October 10th. High performance Pontiac mag will be there. We hope to go 9s, I'm thinking 135 mph possibly.
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Better get the M/T drags mounted up if you want to go 9's at 135.
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Originally posted by darkhorizon:

Better get the M/T drags mounted up if you want to go 9's at 135.


See first pic of my 2nd post. Look closely . Were looking at 1.5x 60's.
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Originally posted by fieroX:

pictures from last night


Nice. The color combination looks better on a notchback.
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So a 1.5 60', 130mph, and you think you're going 9s? Ok, and my 5speed setup is running mid-10s next time out on an ALL-Season tire.

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Originally posted by Jncomutt:

So a 1.5 60', 130mph, and you think you're going 9s? Ok, and my 5speed setup is running mid-10s next time out on an ALL-Season tire.


I said 135 mph but I was being modest. We will probably see closer to 138. And yes it will go 9's I've already gone 10.77 at 126 with a 30 mph headwind, on a masterpower turbo and 19 psi of boost. It's a whole new world with the new setup now.
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the paint scheme looks great. it looks like your doing the same thing in the interior aswell? ive always kinda wondered, is your car street legal still or just for drags?...either way getting into the 9's will be crazy
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Nope,no spraying,just running a little old NA LSX.Gosh,I hope I can break the 11's.

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I thought you were running an alum block, aka LSx, not the iron block LSX?
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X, Make sure to video it! -Jason
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This looks great! You are both doing a great job!
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