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#1 FrankenDime

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Posted 20 July 2017 - 06:13 AM

Hey guys,  I put some "fins" on the dime(in front of the back wheels) as I had some inspiration from another member with a 2 door.  Looking for your thoughts on these.
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Posted 20 July 2017 - 06:16 AM

Also installed some 2000 honda civic fogs and added a beehive hexagon pattern to the glass.
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Posted 20 July 2017 - 06:20 AM

Your canvas. It does make the car less recognizable.


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Posted 20 July 2017 - 07:53 AM

awesome 4door. I like 4 dr better now.

How you have a garage for this than some Apt overhang


Throw on some Weber sidedrafts, Rising Sun hood.... call it good

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Posted 20 July 2017 - 07:55 AM

awesome 4door. I like 4 dr better now.
How you have a garage for this than some Apt overhang


that pic is at my work. I garage it at home.

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Posted 20 July 2017 - 08:02 AM

To each his own...if you like it more power to you.

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Posted 20 July 2017 - 09:25 AM

To each his own...if you like it more power to you.


that is the thing. I am on the fence.

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Posted 20 July 2017 - 09:27 AM

If you asking for opinions.. I personally wouldn't.

 

That being said, its your car, your canvas. Make it your own.


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Posted 20 July 2017 - 10:00 AM

I'm curious about the bezels those fogs are mounted in.

Are those also factory civic or what are they?

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Posted 20 July 2017 - 10:27 AM

If you are having thoughts then no also why are you asking for our approval?



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Posted 20 July 2017 - 10:32 AM

Would be more fitting if your exhaust was there but it's not awful.

I yeald to the wisdom of Q on this one.

Fuck!!!!!!!! I guess QTip was right...


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Posted 20 July 2017 - 10:56 AM

If you are having thoughts then no also why are you asking for our approval?


I am not asking for approval dude, I am asking for opinions. good lord.

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Posted 20 July 2017 - 11:14 AM

It looks busy.  Nismo stickers on the doors, get them the fuck off. (my opinion) :)

 

Maybe only the rears, and remove the fronts? 

 

Also in for the fog light bezel answer.

 

That looks pretty cool.  Give us a pic of the front, like 10' away, on a bit of an angle.

 

Crazy what neon and natural light to do that paint.


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Posted 20 July 2017 - 12:29 PM

I'm curious about the bezels those fogs are mounted in.

Are those also factory civic or what are they?


the bezels are just painted air funnels.

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Posted 20 July 2017 - 12:30 PM

It looks busy.  Nismo stickers on the doors, get them the fuck off. (my opinion) :)
 
Maybe only the rears, and remove the fronts? 
 
Also in for the fog light bezel answer.
 
That looks pretty cool.  Give us a pic of the front, like 10' away, on a bit of an angle.
 
Crazy what neon and natural light to do that paint.


What do you mean by "maybe only the rears and remove the fronts"?

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Posted 20 July 2017 - 12:37 PM

Show us/yourself, how it looks by removing the front wings, and only keeping the rears on.


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Posted 20 July 2017 - 12:57 PM

Show us/yourself, how it looks by removing the front wings, and only keeping the rears on.


Front wings? are you talking about the carbon fiber canards above the front bumper?

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Posted 20 July 2017 - 01:20 PM

Yes,

 

I misread your initial post.  I thought you said "on front and back wheels"  You did not, you said in front of the back wheels.

 

Youve got hood pins, so the whole car is kinda ricey.

 

It just looks like its trying too hard to be seen.


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Posted 20 July 2017 - 01:22 PM

and Im sorry to say that.  Just my opinion.  Its a 40 year old classic.  It does not need to try to be anything but.


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Posted 20 July 2017 - 01:27 PM

I like fins...on fish. But not if they're screwed on.

 

I agree with Franken D.... busy, busy, busy.

 

But I also agree with Draker... if it trips your trigger, keep messing with it.