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Old 07-17-2008, 01:52 PM   #521
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Can sombody explane to me step by step how to remove the crome trim of my coupé.
I wnat to replace it with somthing totaly .difrent ........

I lookt for it but haven't found any thing.....

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Old 07-17-2008, 02:01 PM   #522
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I just read through this thread and it took me almost an hour. I can only imagine the amount of time it took to get to this point. You are truly a fabrication genius. I only hope other people can appreciate your level of skill and attention to detail. I love every part you have fabricated and I only wish that I could find someone as dedicated as you to work on my car. Good luck on the rest of the project. I'm sure you will be the center of many magazine articles and the winner of many trophies. I am definitely subscribed!
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Old 07-21-2008, 03:02 PM   #523
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Future plans? Having the roof of my car painted black.
The chrome around the windows will be black .I'm going to try to build this in carbonfibre.
and the windows will also get tinted black.

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Old 07-21-2008, 04:11 PM   #524
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Future plans? Having the roof of my car painted black.
The chrome around the windows will be black .I'm going to try to build this in carbonfibre.
and the windows will also get tinted black.
Nice, Black roof on a silver car looks so sexy. I'm thinking of doing it as well. I hope you succeed building those trims in CF, that would look F#cking awesome. Keep us updated.
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Old 08-07-2008, 03:13 AM   #525
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hey dude, i love your work and i've been following it from day one.

quick question tho. how did you secure the break thing around the rotor? or is it behind the rotor?
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Old 08-09-2008, 05:57 AM   #526
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I dont know how I havent seen this thread (aside from me being gone)...but now that I have read everything and seen all the pics all I can say is that I am absolutely stunned by the work, thought process, and follow-through with everything you have done.

I am humbled and can do nothing but give you praise. Your work is truly inspirational. I feel fortunate for even being able to see your workings. I have nothing but respect.

I'll have to look into some of these tools and maybe have a go at some of this.

Just out of curiosity, how long have your been dealing with these kinds of materials/tools?

Keep up the great work. I am going to subscribe to this so I do not miss any more.

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Old 08-10-2008, 11:05 AM   #527
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hey dude, i love your work and i've been following it from day one.

quick question tho. how did you secure the break thing around the rotor? or is it behind the rotor?


i've posted AROUND 50 pics with explaination. if you don't understand is after all that info, you probably didn't read it good enough.
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Old 08-10-2008, 12:16 PM   #528
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I dont know how I havent seen this thread (aside from me being gone)...but now that I have read everything and seen all the pics all I can say is that I am absolutely stunned by the work, thought process, and follow-through with everything you have done.

I am humbled and can do nothing but give you praise. Your work is truly inspirational. I feel fortunate for even being able to see your workings. I have nothing but respect.

I'll have to look into some of these tools and maybe have a go at some of this.

Just out of curiosity, how long have your been dealing with these kinds of materials/tools?

Keep up the great work. I am going to subscribe to this so I do not miss any more.

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Old 08-10-2008, 01:03 PM   #529
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very nice... keep it up...
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Old 08-12-2008, 08:06 AM   #530
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Old 08-12-2008, 08:49 AM   #531
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i went through all 27 threads so far and i was upmostly impressed with the worksmanship and the creativity but i was not impressed with faux-carbon fiber look (fiberglass + carbon layers)...
if everything was to be pre-preg dry carbon that would have been
i think if the car were to be mine i'd have all the body panels layered with carbon and go for the full carbon look
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Old 08-12-2008, 03:52 PM   #532
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i went through all 27 threads so far and i was upmostly impressed with the worksmanship and the creativity but i was not impressed with faux-carbon fiber look (fiberglass + carbon layers)...
if everything was to be pre-preg dry carbon that would have been
i think if the car were to be mine i'd have all the body panels layered with carbon and go for the full carbon look

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Old 08-13-2008, 04:23 AM   #533
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i went through all 27 threads so far and i was upmostly impressed with the worksmanship and the creativity but i was not impressed with faux-carbon fiber look (fiberglass + carbon layers)...
if everything was to be pre-preg dry carbon that would have been
i think if the car were to be mine i'd have all the body panels layered with carbon and go for the full carbon look

I find this a weird reply. I can understand that you're not impressed by my carbon parts, but i find them more than good enough.
You also referred to the fact that everything would look better if it was pure carbon instead of poly with a layer of carbon fibre on top. But, can you explain me the difference in look??? As said a million times before: I'm not doing it for the weight, but for the look.

Than you end with: if it was my car i'dd made everything out of carbon... I don't know what it is that you do in your daily life, but you surely talk like a pro!
It could be possible that you're a carbon artist, but i think you're just bluffing.
So there's only one way to prove that you're right: show us what you've already made out of carbon fibre etc.
I hope that, when you reply, it will be with a lot of pictures so that i can apologise and respect your work.

GO 4 IT!

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Old 08-13-2008, 04:33 AM   #534
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Old 08-13-2008, 05:49 AM   #535
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Robolop, you should open a topic of all your other projects


ps: ik wil eens langskomen, maar tijd ontbreekt me man.
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Old 08-13-2008, 07:16 AM   #536
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Wow, amazing creativity and skills... congrats on your accomplishments.

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PS. My cousin from Belgium was just here in USA to visit so one day I will be over to check both of your ride out in person
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Old 08-13-2008, 08:10 AM   #537
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I find this a weird reply. I can understand that you're not impressed by my carbon parts, but i find them more than good enough.
You also referred to the fact that everything would look better if it was pure carbon instead of poly with a layer of carbon fibre on top. But, can you explain me the difference in look??? As said a million times before: I'm not doing it for the weight, but for the look.

Than you end with: if it was my car i'dd made everything out of carbon... I don't know what it is that you do in your daily life, but you surely talk like a pro!
It could be possible that you're a carbon artist, but i think you're just bluffing.
So there's only one way to prove that you're right: show us what you've already made out of carbon fibre etc.
I hope that, when you reply, it will be with a lot of pictures so that i can apologise and respect your work.

GO 4 IT!



i was thinking if you do entire car in carbon ...

it would look like ..



http://www.bulletproofautomotive.com...il.php?ID=3716

^ how beautiful is that full dry carbon car *drool*

and regarding to pre-preg dry carbon parts... i have always been a function > aesthetics person so
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Old 08-13-2008, 08:22 AM   #538
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that is insane!!!!
well if you think about it ... most the new exotics are made of dry carbon they are just painted imagine ordering an unpainted enzo or something
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Old 08-13-2008, 02:31 PM   #540
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i was thinking if you do entire car in carbon ...

it would look like ..



http://www.bulletproofautomotive.com...il.php?ID=3716

^ how beautiful is that full dry carbon car *drool*

and regarding to pre-preg dry carbon parts... i have always been a function > aesthetics person so
You can be into aesthetics as much as you want, but you still didn't show me pictures of stuff you made in carbon fibre.
A link to some weird Japanese company which sells at outrageous prices isn't what I was asking you for
For me you're just bluff, someone who comes and tells stories like he knows everything better, but that's about it
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