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Old 03-08-2010, 07:11 PM   #21
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Good job man, ive only seen wire tucks done on civic and they look clean as hell, cant wait to see the finished product!
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Old 03-08-2010, 09:47 PM   #22
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so i got bored last night and after looking at Danscreations wire tuck I copied his idea on using this wire wrap stuff.
I used it to clean up the injectors little seperate wiring harness, as you can see it gives the the wires a super clean look.

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Old 03-08-2010, 09:57 PM   #23
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I envy you, my engine bay is a dissaster and I wish i had the courage to do something like yours.
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Old 03-24-2010, 10:06 AM   #24
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Pumped to see the end result thinking about repainting my NA even though it just got re-sprayed. If I do put fresh paint def. would like to do a tuck.
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Dumb question, but... Is there a wiring diagram somewhere for 90-93 Miatas?
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Old 03-30-2010, 12:46 PM   #26
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so i got bored last night and after looking at Danscreations wire tuck I copied his idea on using this wire wrap stuff.
I used it to clean up the injectors little seperate wiring harness, as you can see it gives the the wires a super clean look.
Hey railz, bump. Where did you get the wire wrap? I wantz.
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Old 03-30-2010, 08:41 PM   #27
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This is super incredible, you really got guts. I just see all that wiring and gives me a headache.

I honestly appreciate that you, in the middle of all that cluster fukz, took the time to take pictures and share them, mega props!
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Old 03-30-2010, 09:01 PM   #28
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I'm looking forward to seeing the end result (: good luck!
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Old 03-31-2010, 04:09 AM   #29
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paint has cured and turned out to be **** as i expected...never use rattle can, stuff isnt durable at all! scatches even with a gentle touch or poke

Im sanding it down again tmrw. plugging and bondo'ing over the un-used screw holes for a more cleaner look.

I got a HVLP gun set up and real automotive lacquer paint for the second re-spray. doin it right this time =P

Sorry for lagging ***** on the rest of the wire tuck pics. i just need to solder up some of the last wires and pretty up the wires with some wire sleeving.



WEBBY- i got it at my local computer/electronics store. The name of the wrap is called "Expandable sleeving" I bet you can find this stuff on ebay for the cheapz
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Andrew, what's the size of the wrap? 1/4", 3/8"?
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^If it's the meshy wrap that he used on the injector harness, I copied it with 3/8" that my friend provided. But, be aware that it's pretty expandable, like a Chinese handcuff or whatever. So, 3/8" can be made probably 5/8" if you have enough of it to make length. I ended up cutting little slits in it to get the wires through and left them bare off the main harness, I left the wires from harness to clips pretty short. You can't see any of it below the rail. Pretty nice stuff.
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Nice job so far! Though with the paint, I recommend NOT using 1000 grit before painting, the paint wants something to grab on to. Usually, with epoxy primers anyway, you rough it up with 180. Primer gets roughed up with 400 before the base coat goes on, 600 if you're using metallics.
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thanks Webby. I'll order some ebay or hit up local Fry's electronics store..
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Hey jason, yeah just go to Frys. Its not as cheap as online like ebay but you can see the selection they have and colors are also available.

I REALLY need to update this thread with pics =P
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take some pix from Steve's shop when you pick your block and post it!!
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Damn. Nice.
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Any updates on this? Nice work btw, looking very nice.
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ADMIN REQUEST: less talk more pics.
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Ok, so im just about done with all the wires in the bay.
pics are on there way!
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