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    nick_cal94

    Member Since 13 Sep 2014
    Offline Last Active 01 Dec 2018 11:34 PM
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    In Topic: Daily Zenki, keeping it simple (pic heavy)

    28 March 2018 - 12:10 AM

    Kit is complete!! Thanks to my mate Brendan for sorting out the paint, Navan bar was a genuine plastic item, however the pods were fibreglass from JSAI Aero. Very good quality and almost perfect fit, would recommend.

    I think exterior is pretty much complete, maybe a few little additions and changes here and there but nothing I need to worry about for a while. Overall I'm pretty stoked with how it's looking now  :D  

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    In Topic: Daily Zenki, keeping it simple (pic heavy)

    20 March 2018 - 12:33 PM

    Got the guards rolled at DIY Garage so I could actually drive with these wheels and lowered it a bit more. I'd been playing with photography for a while at this stage so here's some pics, hopefully a nice change from iphone quality :)

    Also yes, managed to source some genuine JDM weathershields :yay:

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    With my mate Brendan's super nice JDM S15 Spec R:

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    Hopefully will have another update by the end of the week but heres a little sneak peak ;)

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    In Topic: Daily Zenki, keeping it simple (pic heavy)

    20 March 2018 - 12:14 PM

    Pretty sure this forum is dead but I've fixed the pics and I'm gonna update this anyway lol

    Finally bought wheels, Work Rezax 1 in 17x9+18 all round, three piece goodness. Not ideal sizes but I wanted them as a project anyway as they were in pretty bad shape. First job was to split them, and strip the sheet black paint from the barrels and centres. 

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    Taped off, ready for paint. Etch primed and decided to go with VHT Graphite wheel paint for the centres, with VHT wheel clear, barrels were left raw. 

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    The lips had a lot of oxidation and sheet on them so the next step was wet sanding and polishing, along with polishing the hardware. 

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    Wheels were finally assembled and sealed, motivation was lacking for a while so I think it took me about 2 or 3 months from inital purchase to the point all 4 wheels were done hahaha

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    Some proper photos :)

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