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Old 07-28-2016, 01:08 AM   #561
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Wow, gonna be awesome. Good job man!
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Old 07-29-2016, 05:50 PM   #562
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All done! The trunk was stuck, not opening with key or latch. Pulled the rod from an access hole under the trunk floor, and found the lock mechanism was rotating toward the lock, instead of applying tension away. Removed a circlip and flipped the lever arm... All sorted.
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looks great.
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Old 07-29-2016, 06:08 PM   #564
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Thanks! Now I just need to finalize my order with Moti/Blackbird Fabworx on a new roll bar and get stuff installed next week with Downmented.

What color should the roll bar be? Fire truck red? Beryllium? White? Teal?
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Old 07-29-2016, 06:09 PM   #565
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Smurf blue
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looks fantastic
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Old 07-29-2016, 06:16 PM   #567
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Smurf blue
I hope I can find a color swatch to match, it'd be so sad if it where juuuuuust off.

Blue on blue? Anyone good with the MS paint?
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Old 07-29-2016, 06:37 PM   #568
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It should be pink.
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Old 07-29-2016, 06:38 PM   #569
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I really think just black or beryllium. Not a fan of blue on blue.
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Old 07-29-2016, 07:01 PM   #570
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I kind of agree. I wish my car was already a neutral color so I could get a screamer bar.

I don't know what color best matches beryllium but perhaps I can take my spare wheel somewhere to match it up. Or stick with black. :/

Loud would be fun, but maybe not to cops.
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I mean, if you could get it matched PERFECTLY to the exterior color it'd be pretty slick. I just feel like black roll bars work best. Not gonna be easy to match beryllium perfectly but a metallic gray is close enough.

I still vote black, ha.
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Anyone have an idea for something that's close? Emilio said to match by eye, but I don't know what powder coated Moti uses and whether or not they have a beryllium wheel as reference
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dude he's like a few minutes away from 949
I'm sure they can figure it out for you if they wanted to.

i think it would match perfect and look fantastic
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There is such thing as having too many options.

All the people i've worked with use these guys for powder.

Prismatic Powders
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Old 07-29-2016, 11:10 PM   #576
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I've used prismatic powders for my valve cover and other ancillary stuffs. I just can't find a Grey like the beryllium such that I'm confident in matching them in real life versus on an uncalibrated monitor and renderings of swatches in unknown lighting conditions.

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I've only seen the Beryllium in photos, but I think that our Pearl Gunmetal Gray is nearly a dead match and should look spectacular together.. In fact, I just posted that the other day when Emilio posted the pic of the ND on Track HQ.
As a side bonus, because I love that powder coat color code so much, we've been finishing all of the fabricated parts for our products in the same color for years now, so that any parts that you buy in the future will also match
Our upcoming motor mounts (this week!), fire extinguisher kits, EP tow hook, the lot...

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From front to back - Chrome FX, Pearl Bronze,
Pearl Gunmetal Gray, Ultra high gloss Black


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Pearl gunmetal Grey it is!
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Glad you feel the same, I'll send you the invoice and we'll get things going
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dude he's like a few minutes away from 949
I'm sure they can figure it out for you if they wanted to.
If by "few minutes" you mean ~2 hours, than yeah, sure...
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I feel like the bar and wheels are far enough apart that if it isn't perfect you wont be able to tell.

Are those x10's?
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