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Old 04-30-2018, 01:42 PM   #601 (permalink)
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Bill, are you even an Ecomodder?! Where is your duct tape?!

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Old 04-30-2018, 06:34 PM   #602 (permalink)
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Bill, are you even an Ecomodder?! Where is your duct tape?!
On the a/c ducting silly!
Oh, wait, that's not installed yet...
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Old 05-12-2018, 08:14 AM   #603 (permalink)
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Hey, I just noticed this:

https://m.ebay.com/itm/1979-Avanti-1...&ul_noapp=true

Frame-swapped Avanti-Leaf!
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Old 05-12-2018, 09:10 AM   #604 (permalink)
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It would pass as a stock Avanti if it wasn't PINK!

This is the tell-all photo from the listing.


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Old 05-12-2018, 12:36 PM   #605 (permalink)
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In 1963 Ian Fleming owned an Avanti (said it drove better than an Aston Martin DB7). So as an homage to the author of “James Bond” I have installed a smoke screen machine, flipping licence plates and machine guns which are hidden behind the front signal lights.
Did James Bond ever drive a pink car?

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Did James Bond ever drive a pink car?

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I doubt it. However there was a movie "In Like Flint" where the spy may have, or maybe one of the Austin Powers movies...
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Not much very photogenic this week. Just continuing with the body-to-chassis welds, then applying primer to stop any rust from forming. Ohio has decided to be 87F and humid all of the sudden.





More next weekend...

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Old 05-13-2018, 06:51 PM   #608 (permalink)
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... Ohio has decided to be 87F and humid all of the sudden. ...
Ohio, always the swing state.
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The new patch panels for the front floor of the Firebird body under the driver's and passenger's feet arrived today.



I placed one over the rusted-out area on the driver's side to check the fit. They will need a bunch of judicious trimming to go around the Prius V crossmember, but they should do the job just fine. Hoping to get the existing floor prepped tomorrow...



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