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Functional Bling... -> ...

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Ryan B., Apr 12, 2006.

  1. Ryan B.

    Ryan B. 3/4 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Did someone ask about functional bling?
    Polished Tuned Port Injection setup anyone?

    No this isn't my old tpi setup... I gave this tuned port system the polishing treatment for tweaker (Dillon)..
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    My old setup:
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  2. rjfguitar

    rjfguitar 3/4 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Whats Dillon up to? I haven't talked to him since last year's Blazer Fest. He lives 10 minutes away too....:o
     
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    IGOR 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    Wow - that is beautiful!

    So - you offering this as a service now? - cause if so - how much and where do I ship my stuff? :D

    Is that just spray paint in the grooves, or powdercoat?
     
  4. Ryan B.

    Ryan B. 3/4 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    He's building a first gen wheeler.. been doing some research and finding the right ingredients to make a killer rig from scratch. :wink1:

    I'll do it again for the right price. ...the first one is always cheaper.. now i know what i'm in for. :crazy: This one took me forever cause i wanted it to be real nice for a friend.
    its spray paint in the grooves, btw.
    I prefer to find a setup, polish it, and sell it, just because theres a risk of damaging the aluminum parts in the process. :rolleyes:
    An exchange is a definate possibility. I have a line on another setup i could do.. PM me for more info. :laugh:
     
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    Ooooo... shiney. :D
     
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    Lookin Good RB :bow: :bow:
     
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    Dang B,NICE...
     
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    What do you use to produce that bling? A mixture of techniques, I'd guess. Pedestal polishing wheel, and felt hobs in a die grinder or dremel for the tight spots? What compounds do you use. I got a Mercruiser TPI setup fo my BBC thats painted, or powdercoated black. I fantasize abought stripping and polishing it. I don't know, though.
     
  9. Greg72

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    I've got an aluminum Merlin BBC block that needs some polishing......are you game??? :wink1:

    I was thinking about a Chevy Orange anodizing, but fully polished might be even more over-the-top.



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