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Apr 7, 12:24pm - #437105 
progress of rx7 front bumper fitment...

there was finally a nice day out today so, i decided to do some modifications to the rx7 bumper to really have a good fit & also test fit the TRD sides.
what i did was i put on the front bumper & used a pencil to mark the areas that need work & then trim, i would do the whole process over & over again until it was to my satisfaction. It took me about 2-3 hours then my damn cordless dremel died & had to recharge it. It's a bout 65-70% done, all i need to do is trim a bit more here & there, & sand the whole bumper down, then off to paint!

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Apr 7, 12:27pm - #437106 
nice job with the atrimming, but sorry to hear that you bought a "blue" class RX7 bumper.

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Apr 7, 12:31pm - #437107 
Originally Posted by CelicaRyder

nice job with the atrimming, but sorry to hear that you bought a "blue" class RX7 bumper.



what's the difference between blue & others?

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Apr 7, 2:12pm - #437108 
is it just me? i dont c any pic confused



edit: never mind c it now.. nice thumbsup


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Apr 7, 2:29pm - #437109 
now all you need to do is paint it. thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup


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Apr 7, 2:43pm - #437110 
looks good, have you tackled the rear bumper yet?

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Apr 7, 2:51pm - #437111 
haven't had a chance to get to the rear yet..

basically all i really have to do now i just get some fiberglass cloth & resin to fix/ patch up some imperfections & strength parts of the bumper


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Apr 7, 3:39pm - #437112 
dude that is sweet. i love the fact that you are taking the time to do this yourself thumbsup yourock goodjob

looks like it gonna turn out great thumbsup

what is your rear bumper? the rx-7 rear?


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Apr 7, 3:53pm - #437113 
that must be some hard work there... GL thumbsup


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Apr 7, 7:02pm - #437114 
good job bro


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Apr 7, 7:03pm - #437115 
Nice work thumbsup

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Apr 8, 6:41am - #437116 
Nice !


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Apr 8, 9:47am - #437117 
Originally Posted by Zero
dude that is sweet. i love the fact that you are taking the time to do this yourself thumbsup yourock goodjob

looks like it gonna turn out great thumbsup

what is your rear bumper? the rx-7 rear?


you got it.. i might go with something else though..


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Apr 8, 12:30pm - #437118 
looks much better after the trim... good luck with the project

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Apr 8, 12:51pm - #437119 
That looks damn good, some paint and a rear and ur set thumbsup and wow that rx7 front is really low

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Apr 8, 1:45pm - #437120 
how are you filling any gaps? i'm gonna be doin the same thing with my VS replica soon...


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Apr 8, 2:27pm - #437121 
Originally Posted by JesterDallas

how are you filling any gaps? i'm gonna be doin the same thing with my VS replica soon...


i will be using fiberglass cloth + resin to hardened it.
Final step to shape & sand it down.

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Apr 8, 4:44pm - #437122 
sweet...i have an rx7 bumper too in my garage with the same prob that needs to be trim down around the headlight area... thumbsup fill up the side holes.

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Apr 10, 7:54am - #437123 
I have a lot of respect for people who take the time and effort to get the job done themselves... just makes the final product that much better thumbsup Great work man!

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Apr 14, 12:13am - #437124 
good job eek

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Apr 14, 8:18am - #437125 
Originally Posted by flyimages
Originally Posted by JesterDallas
how are you filling any gaps? i'm gonna be doin the same thing with my VS replica soon...


i will be using fiberglass cloth + resin to hardened it.
Final step to shape & sand it down.

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where do you buy those materials?


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Apr 14, 8:54am - #437126 
Here is the only problem I see. Everything else looks great.

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