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Posted 17 September 2015 - 09:58 PM

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this is the 1/4 bar going onto the lower half of the standard xf bar.



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Posted 17 September 2015 - 10:01 PM

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some more bonnet pics. Notice i've welded a bonnet strut point to the other side so it will have 2 struts instead of the standard 1 on the driver side. Nothing like that one strut failing while your heads under the bonnet or the old broomstick stay cause the struts lost its gas.  



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Posted 17 September 2015 - 10:09 PM

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BA Power Bulge looking good !



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Posted 17 September 2015 - 10:11 PM

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Posted 17 September 2015 - 10:25 PM

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XR Headies . I've actually got a pair of NOS standard XF headies but for now i think i like the xr lights.



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Posted 17 September 2015 - 10:26 PM

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Posted 17 September 2015 - 10:29 PM

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Remember the rusty old orange upper gate?



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Posted 17 September 2015 - 10:30 PM

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Posted 17 September 2015 - 10:32 PM

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front door hinges will be getting new bushes /pins before they're refitted 



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Posted 17 September 2015 - 10:33 PM

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upper gate hinges



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Posted 17 September 2015 - 10:34 PM

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lower gate



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Posted 17 September 2015 - 10:44 PM

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You can see in this pic, the top edge of the lower tailgate will require a piece of angle attached to it for the top tailgate rubber to seal against other wise there will be gap there between them. I glued & screwed the angle on with panelbond instead of welding it. Once the panelbond cures the nuts & bolts i clamped together with can be removed & the holes filled up obviously before painting. Worked a treat & as strong as welding without the heat ! 



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Posted 17 September 2015 - 10:49 PM

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The shinny side of the tailgate with the angle top lip & xg grille 



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Posted 17 September 2015 - 11:07 PM

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Got it all indoors at the moment to keep the dust & crap off it all while curing. The missus is just loving that idea :)  



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Posted 17 September 2015 - 11:10 PM

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The Gold Pearl & clear coats going on next heres a close up of how it will look



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Posted 17 September 2015 - 11:11 PM

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L] Being a Ghost Pearl at some angles of light it still looks white but as you walk around it the colour shifts to gold



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Posted 17 September 2015 - 11:21 PM

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I was toying with the idea of a custom ghost flame job but after some tedious taping i decided its not my cuppa tea for an xf so the tape came off again. Still a bit undecided , i might end up doing something  sutle though that can only be seen at certain angles of light , not sure yet?



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Posted 18 September 2015 - 08:36 AM

Looking good mate. think was a good move to leave off the flames , paint and flake will be blingy enough.
Top job.
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You Can't park that Holden in MY Driveway.......................This is Ford Country.

 

 

I had my Ute raised when everybody was lowering theirs so I could drive over shit.

A Country Ute need to actually be able to get over a speed hump... or it's no good for the farm.

 

 


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Posted 21 September 2015 - 10:51 AM

Its looking good mate will be waiting to see the finished job at the van nats


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Posted 06 October 2015 - 08:42 PM

Looking good mate. think was a good move to leave off the flames , paint and flake will be blingy enough.
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Yeah totally agree mate exactly what i thought , blingy enough every time i looked at it !







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