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Old 02-22-2017, 10:53 PM   #1
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A New Canvas

Recently sold my 92 for something that was 100x cleaner. Thankfully it had been recently painted so i and started with something great. I wont be doing much but i am going to make it what i wanted my 92 to be. New car is an 87 GTA.


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Old 02-23-2017, 05:30 AM   #2
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Looks pretty clean! This is getting the 6.0L right? Congrats on the switch!
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Old 02-23-2017, 06:36 AM   #3
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Red gut on grey? love it
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Old 02-23-2017, 09:03 PM   #4
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Red gut on grey? love it
It will definitely take some getting used to.
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Old 03-01-2017, 08:55 PM   #5
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Probably one of my biggest pet peeves when it comes to these cars.



At some point whoever owned this car after the door was cut replaced the sending unit. its brand new lol. When i remove the tank for the new pump i will weld this shut.
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Old 03-01-2017, 09:02 PM   #6
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Dropped the car off at fischer auto body to get the fiberglass spoiler color matched and the flaking paint on the roof fixed. Hoping all goes well.
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Old 03-01-2017, 09:30 PM   #7
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that car is clean as hell!

why so upset about fuel doors? lol
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Old 03-01-2017, 09:54 PM   #8
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idk its just something thats always bothered me. Ive down pumps several times on various cars with no lift and i always dropped the tank. I dont mind it really.
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Old 03-01-2017, 10:16 PM   #9
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I like the sign Idea. If only it was shaped to seal, that would be really cool
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Old 03-01-2017, 10:17 PM   #10
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new sign for the garage lol
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Old 03-02-2017, 06:19 AM   #11
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So was the car originally red? Or someone painted the floors? Or something else?
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Old 03-02-2017, 08:52 AM   #12
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Coincidentally both my GTA's were originally red. someone painted my other one black. According to the PO of this one, it was painted Gunmetal in 2015
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Old 03-02-2017, 11:15 PM   #13
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oh no! the fuel tank trap-door mod!!! yikes!

otherwise, from what I can see in photos, you have a great car to work with !
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Old 03-12-2017, 10:31 PM   #14
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Had a friend of mine notch a spare kmember that i had for more oil pan clearance. I drove three years without a notched K and it held up fine but this is just something i would feel better about. 1.5 in was removed from the back.


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Old 03-13-2017, 07:05 AM   #15
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nice work. what color you painting the kmember???
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Old 03-13-2017, 08:17 AM   #16
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I'm gonna wire wheel it and paint it black. I'm using rustseal paint which is pretty thick. Should hold up
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Old 03-18-2017, 11:10 PM   #17
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Got my harness back. I had it converted from plug and play for my 92 to plug and play for my 87. "pocket" on thirdgen.org or jon glasscock on fb made it. He does great work.


Car is done at the body shop. the spoiler isnt ready yet though. Picking the car up monday to get the sfc done. motor should be ready to come out next week.

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Old 03-20-2017, 11:18 PM   #18
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Had a buddy of mine weld in some SFC to stiffen things up. later on down the road ill be doing an inner set to go with these outers.

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Old 03-22-2017, 12:11 AM   #19
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Spent some time wire wheeling the kmember. Soaked it in RUSTBLAST and rinsed it off. Ready for paint.

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Old 03-22-2017, 12:13 AM   #20
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Sfc's are coming along!


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Old 03-25-2017, 12:23 AM   #21
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Wanted to take the tq arm off the trans so I had a member of one of the FB groups im on make me one. Adjustable too! When it arrives in a few days ill hit it with some paint and it should be good to go.



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Old 03-25-2017, 07:02 AM   #22
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Nice!! That's a nice perk too
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Old 03-25-2017, 10:43 PM   #23
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Kmember is pretty much finished will install the springs with the brakes once it's mounted


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Old 03-31-2017, 12:45 AM   #24
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Tpi is out. Time to prep the bay! gonna pressure wash the bay and underside before coating.

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coming together nicely!
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