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gixxer6

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Re: The Intimidator
« Reply #30 on: January 03, 2018, 08:37:52 AM »
A sneak peek of things to come: 

Blue is poster board, silver is aluminum sheet. 

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« Reply #31 on: January 03, 2018, 11:31:41 AM »
Man this thing looks mean! Nice job
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Re: The Intimidator
« Reply #32 on: January 03, 2018, 06:09:10 PM »
A sneak peek of things to come: 

Blue is poster board, silver is aluminum sheet.

I like the aluminum.   Are you fabricating these in any quantity?
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gixxer6

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Re: The Intimidator
« Reply #33 on: January 03, 2018, 06:35:52 PM »
A sneak peek of things to come: 

Blue is poster board, silver is aluminum sheet.

I like the aluminum.   Are you fabricating these in any quantity?

Just making the one at this point.  But I do still have the template. 

gixxer6

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Re: The Intimidator
« Reply #34 on: January 07, 2018, 06:59:31 PM »
Lots of tweaking to do but the initial bends are done. 

gixxer6

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Re: The Intimidator
« Reply #35 on: January 09, 2018, 09:02:52 AM »
Trying to decide what color to do the dash in.  I've been thinking about brushing the aluminum, powder coating it the same green as the tunnel, or powder coating it satin black (looks similar to the finish of the stock plastic). 

What do you think? 

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Re: The Intimidator
« Reply #36 on: January 12, 2018, 03:56:35 PM »
I think the satin black would look good.   
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Re: The Intimidator
« Reply #37 on: January 17, 2018, 06:30:31 AM »
 Mirror finish Like chrome would really stand out

gixxer6

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Re: The Intimidator
« Reply #38 on: January 17, 2018, 06:52:05 AM »
Mirror finish Like chrome would really stand out

Interesting idea, but I'm leaning towards the satin black.  I have something else planned for the dash that will make it stand out...   ;)

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Re: The Intimidator
« Reply #39 on: January 17, 2018, 08:36:59 AM »
I decided to go a different route with the skis, the stockers just seemed too heavy.   :D  I got them all installed last night.  Once I get the dash fitting complete, and the headlight installed, I can set it down off the stands then get the motor installed. 

There's a local vintage drag race near me on 2/10.  It's going to be close, but I think I'm going to make it! 
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mswyka

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Re: The Intimidator
« Reply #40 on: January 17, 2018, 05:00:13 PM »
What kind of skis are they?
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gixxer6

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Re: The Intimidator
« Reply #41 on: January 17, 2018, 06:49:05 PM »
What kind of skis are they?

Wahl aluminum drag skis.  4lbs each. 

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Re: The Intimidator
« Reply #42 on: January 17, 2018, 06:55:00 PM »
Is it Intimidating? 

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Re: The Intimidator
« Reply #43 on: January 17, 2018, 07:51:48 PM »
Looks awesome.  I like the look with the lowered windshield.   What kind of head light are u using ?

gixxer6

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Re: The Intimidator
« Reply #44 on: January 17, 2018, 08:17:22 PM »
It is a 4x6 projector style.  It uses a standard halogen bulb and has green LEDs.  It was super cheap, but took some minor modification and some custom brackets.  It was definitely not an easy swap.