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I thought you guys might like to see the mostly finished product.

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And here is my 2Gen throttle body elbo.
 

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Did you get that valve cover on ebay? I swear I saw one just like that with a fuel rail for sale and it went for like low $30's.
Love the reverse indiglo gauges. Want to trade for regular ones? ;)
 

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Did you get that valve cover on ebay? I swear I saw one just like that with a fuel rail for sale and it went for like low $30's.
Love the reverse indiglo gauges. Want to trade for regular ones? ;)
I painted the valve cover myself. Wrinkle paint from Autozone. 5 coats of it.
 

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Alright. The one on ebay was exactly like that but done black wrinkle powder coated and looked identical.
 

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where are the reverse gauges from? i want them!
 

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i noticed on the website for those gauges it ssays red, blue, hyper white. can switch between them or do u pick the color?
 

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radiator flex hose.. gotta love it...



um.. yeah... take the off ASAP.
 

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radiator flex hose.. gotta love it...



um.. yeah... take the off ASAP.

Look guys.. it was a temp fix until I cusom fabricate an upper to fit my new throttle elbo. It was all I could find in a pinch. It is not going to be permanent.
 

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How thick of coats did you use? I did the same on my cousins valve cover and it didn't really wrinkle it just make a kinda rough surface.

You have to follow the instructions on the can. You paint, then wait 5 minutes and lay on a second very heavy coat. And you just keep repeating the 5 minute wait/heavy coat process until you think you have enough. I did five coats. Then you let it dry for 24 hours. For the first hour or so I put a heat gun to it. It made it wrinkle a lot faster.
 

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question on the indiglo

ok the gauges you show are ALOT brighter than the ones that are in procarparts' picture.did you do anything to yours to make them brighter?or is the procarparts pic just a bad pic?those things look sweeeeet:D :tree: :hail: :rockon:
 

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Re: question on the indiglo

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ok the gauges you show are ALOT brighter than the ones that are in procarparts' picture.did you do anything to yours to make them brighter?or is the procarparts pic just a bad pic?those things look sweeeeet:D :tree: :hail: :rockon:

No I haven't done anything different. It's very possible the website pic is just not very bright at all. They do come with a dimmer control. And you are right, my gauges are bright as hell. I love em!!!:D
 

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Where did you get that sweet carbon dash inlay? I want one! It will match my CF hood.

Since your car has no ABS, it's really easy to get the UICP fabricated. All mine consists of is a 90deg mandrel bent elbow and about 20" of straight pipe with the BOV flange cut of the stock piece and welded upside-down on the straight pipe. I could even re use the BOV dump tube. Looks really clean.
 

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Couldn't you just change the bulb(s?) for the dash gauges. My boost gauge had the normal light that is the same color as the dash, its a yellowish color. Also it came with 2 little bulb "slips" that fit over the bulb, one red and one green and it works really good to change the color on the boost gauge so i wonder if we could get those for our dash lights.
 

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VERY nicely done, sometimes I forget why I like 1g's - thanks for reminding me.
 
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