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MASShole9C1



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PostSubject: Everything I think a box should look like   Fri Feb 03, 2012 9:00 pm

Simply one of the nicest looking jobs Ive seen!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lYMNBv4hFdI
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PostSubject: Re: Everything I think a box should look like   Fri Feb 03, 2012 9:02 pm

I normally don't go for lowered cars. But good lord. That is awesome. Love it! Is that LT1 purple metallic?
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PostSubject: Re: Everything I think a box should look like   Fri Feb 03, 2012 9:50 pm

That looks awesome to me, I like when the wheels fit just right in the wheelwells. And if a 305 sounds that good with different mufflers maybe I should consider doing something to mine... Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: Everything I think a box should look like   Fri Feb 03, 2012 10:04 pm

I'd hit it. Smile

But absolutely hating the blacked out bumpers and grill. Yuck.

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PostSubject: Re: Everything I think a box should look like   Fri Feb 03, 2012 10:09 pm

Agreed on the grille/bumpers. I think they'd look cool in body color with bumper bolts though.
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PostSubject: Re: Everything I think a box should look like   Fri Feb 03, 2012 10:11 pm

If it was black my pants would be a mess right now


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PostSubject: Re: Everything I think a box should look like   Sat Feb 04, 2012 12:20 am

I think the black accented stuff is perfect. Really sets up the body for depth and shape. I bet it would be even better all black. But a PITA to keep clean
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PostSubject: Re: Everything I think a box should look like   Sat Feb 04, 2012 6:37 am

i love that thing. reminds me of the satin black box you see all over the internet.
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PostSubject: Re: Everything I think a box should look like   Sat Feb 04, 2012 10:42 am

Yes indeed, that car is nice looking, great color choices, subtle, austere and VERY Bad-Ass.

I've got the same Canuck springs in mine, very firm riding, and well balanced front to rear.
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PostSubject: Re: Everything I think a box should look like   Sat Feb 04, 2012 11:07 am

Machine-De-Zine wrote:
Yes indeed, that car is nice looking, great color choices, subtle, austere and VERY Bad-Ass.

I've got the same Canuck springs in mine, very firm riding, and well balanced front to rear.
do you have a picture of the canuck springs car? Also, do you have a link where to purchase them. I'm gonna go with those or sprints at this time.
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PostSubject: Re: Everything I think a box should look like   Sat Feb 04, 2012 12:32 pm

Leave it to me to not like it! Of all people right?

Hate the black bumpers and such, and its just too low for a box for me. Call me old fashioned but I like(ed) the way mine sat with a little bit of rake.


As a car, I love it! It just needs to be an inch higher for me! But thank god its not rollin on dubs Surprised
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PostSubject: Re: Everything I think a box should look like   Sat Feb 04, 2012 1:32 pm

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Leave it to me to not like it! Of all people right?

Hate the black bumpers and such, and its just too low for a box for me. Call me old fashioned but I like(ed) the way mine sat with a little bit of rake.


As a car, I love it! It just needs to be an inch higher for me! But thank god its not rollin on dubs

'Hate to burst your bubble...lol... but I think this is an older view of the car. It may, or may not have 20"+ now. I'll check the big forum again later. But, it appears to have a subtle rake in the vid. It works for me. I dont like the reverse gasser look like the ca[color:e8d7=#000]rs Kurt Russell destroyed in Death Proof. No thanks.
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PostSubject: Re: Everything I think a box should look like   Sat Feb 04, 2012 1:50 pm

MASShole9C1 wrote:
1984twodoor wrote:
Leave it to me to not like it! Of all people right?

Hate the black bumpers and such, and its just too low for a box for me. Call me old fashioned but I like(ed) the way mine sat with a little bit of rake.


As a car, I love it! It just needs to be an inch higher for me! But thank god its not rollin on dubs

'Hate to burst your bubble...lol... but I think this is an older view of the car. It may, or may not have 20"+ now. I'll check the big forum again later. But, it appears to have a subtle rake in the vid. It works for me. I dont like the reverse gasser look like the ca[color:ef9d=#000]rs Kurt Russell destroyed in Death Proof. No thanks.


Why does everyone do that to these cars!? Just buy a friggen truck! No need to lift it! Oh well, I like the look to an extent reverse gasser is going a little too far for me! LOL just a slight rake.


Taken from the Big Board THIS is what I look for in a box



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PostSubject: Re: Everything I think a box should look like   Sat Feb 04, 2012 10:51 pm

I think the car is great except for the side exhaust. I keep everything the same but change the exhaust exit.
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PostSubject: Re: Everything I think a box should look like   Sun Feb 05, 2012 2:05 pm

ill take this one just as it is.....ok maybe about 8" lower. Very Happy
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sMsyBHNMiFk&feature=related
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PostSubject: Re: Everything I think a box should look like   Sun Feb 05, 2012 3:51 pm

1984twodoor wrote:

Taken from the Big Board THIS is what I look for in a box


That is F'n SHARP!
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PostSubject: Re: Everything I think a box should look like   Sun Feb 05, 2012 4:10 pm




my fav box
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PostSubject: Re: Everything I think a box should look like   Sun Feb 05, 2012 4:35 pm

laidlow91 wrote:
ill take this one just as it is.....ok maybe about 8" lower. Very Happy
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sMsyBHNMiFk&feature=related

That's tight too! And I dig the caddy tails on the 2dr in the background...
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PostSubject: Re: Everything I think a box should look like   Sun Feb 05, 2012 11:20 pm

Matt Trakker wrote:
1984twodoor wrote:

Taken from the Big Board THIS is what I look for in a box


That is F'n SHARP!

There's my goal Arrow


Might be swapping over to the rally wheels when im done Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Everything I think a box should look like   Mon Feb 06, 2012 12:00 am

be very nice looking. any progres?
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PostSubject: Re: Everything I think a box should look like   Mon Feb 06, 2012 10:30 pm

mega wrote:
be very nice looking. any progres?



I guess so LOL


school started back up so now im going slow...again...getting nothing done... Rolling Eyes
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PostSubject: Re: Everything I think a box should look like   Mon Feb 06, 2012 10:34 pm

kinda wish i had the space id prolly get another and rip it apart. winter gets boring doing nothing lol.
your getting there. looks better than it did. Arrow
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PostSubject: Re: Everything I think a box should look like   Mon Feb 06, 2012 11:10 pm

mega wrote:
kinda wish i had the space id prolly get another and rip it apart. winter gets boring doing nothing lol.
your getting there. looks better than it did. Arrow

Thanks! I'd love to get more work done but it just has to wait you know? I cant tell if winter is over or not!




Anyway sorry for the thread jack!
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PostSubject: Re: Everything I think a box should look like   Fri Feb 10, 2012 9:48 pm

i would had tucked the bumpers and then re-chromed them.
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PostSubject: Re: Everything I think a box should look like   Sun Feb 12, 2012 9:33 am




Minus the push bar

Who can resist a two tone two door?


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PostSubject: Re: Everything I think a box should look like   Sun Feb 12, 2012 9:46 am

the first pic i like. is it a 77 impala?
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PostSubject: Re: Everything I think a box should look like   Sun Feb 12, 2012 12:24 pm

MASShole9C1 wrote:
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Those two make me all happy and stuff Laughing Arrow
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PostSubject: Re: Everything I think a box should look like   Sun Feb 12, 2012 12:42 pm

I think boxies look better without the chrome trim on the bottom. I tried taking the trim off my 87 and 85. Needless to say, it'd be best if I left it on. Well, considering they were holding the panels together... Mad
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PostSubject: Re: Everything I think a box should look like   Sun Feb 12, 2012 12:55 pm

MASShole9C1 wrote:
I think boxies look better without the chrome trim on the bottom. I tried taking the trim off my 87 and 85. Needless to say, it'd be best if I left it on. Well, considering they were holding the panels together... Mad

Haha, I would have to have the chrome replaced after my car is painted. The biggest bitch will be getting the spear molding to look right when it's painted. I really can't ave that replaced when there is nothing to replace it with Rolling Eyes
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PostSubject: Re: Everything I think a box should look like   Sun Feb 12, 2012 2:32 pm

Oh my...



My pants just got tight.

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PostSubject: Re: Everything I think a box should look like   Sun Feb 12, 2012 4:05 pm

toomanytoyz wrote:
Oh my...


My pants just got tight.







Wink
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PostSubject: Re: Everything I think a box should look like   Sun Feb 12, 2012 4:23 pm

best offer?
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PostSubject: Re: Everything I think a box should look like   Sun Feb 12, 2012 4:25 pm

HAHAHAHAHAHA Laughing Laughing Laughing. Next week lol, next week.
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