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Re: Japi's FC T2 Convertible
« Reply #555 on: November 08, 2019, 09:15:27 PM »
Usually takes some fettling mate...prob change omce you drive around block too.


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Re: Japi's FC T2 Convertible
« Reply #556 on: November 09, 2019, 04:41:21 AM »
Yeah. I think I leave it like this. Dont want to go too low, roads here are minefields. Also I want to leave suspensions quite soft for better ride comfort...

But damn this car is low now!  :great: I think nose dropped maybe 6-7cm...
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Re: Japi's FC T2 Convertible
« Reply #557 on: November 09, 2019, 11:30:21 AM »
Always loved the design of the FC front wing when the wheel sits correctly in the arch like yours does when the cars lowered 
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Re: Japi's FC T2 Convertible
« Reply #558 on: November 09, 2019, 12:57:24 PM »
Yeah, I agree. For some reason, sick camper looks good on FC. Ofcourse in FD too, but some how design of those wings makes FC stance look better...

Now, I dont have much camper, maybe 5mm. And I dont want to put more. Looks quite good as it is. Same thing with ride hight...

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Re: Japi's FC T2 Convertible
« Reply #559 on: November 09, 2019, 12:59:06 PM »
Yep looking good...wheel choice excellent...nice simple 5 spoke.

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Re: Japi's FC T2 Convertible
« Reply #560 on: November 09, 2019, 01:01:59 PM »
Yep looking good...wheel choice excellent...nice simple 5 spoke.

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I wanted to something simple. Plan was to get gunmetal grey with shiny lip. But then these came to sale, and desided to get them, as they were quite cheap too...

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Re: Japi's FC T2 Convertible
« Reply #561 on: November 09, 2019, 01:06:14 PM »
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Enkei RPF1 was the one I relly wanted. In gunmetal grey or in bronce...

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Re: Japi's FC T2 Convertible
« Reply #562 on: November 09, 2019, 01:14:01 PM »
Good choice...shiny lip...only last a few years til water up laquer and start to look bad.

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Re: Japi's FC T2 Convertible
« Reply #563 on: November 09, 2019, 02:26:59 PM »
Yeah. I think I leave it like this. Dont want to go too low, roads here are minefields. Also I want to leave suspensions quite soft for better ride comfort...

But damn this car is low now!  :great: I think nose dropped maybe 6-7cm...


Mate that looks really good.

That’s lower than shark sh@t


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Re: Japi's FC T2 Convertible
« Reply #564 on: November 09, 2019, 02:44:55 PM »
Yeah. I think I leave it like this. Dont want to go too low, roads here are minefields. Also I want to leave suspensions quite soft for better ride comfort...

But damn this car is low now!  :great: I think nose dropped maybe 6-7cm...


Mate that looks really good.

That’s lower than shark sh@t


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Gladly you didnt see that first try. Had massive camper, and car was really really low, wheel was really deep in fender And floorjack was stuck, would come out

It loked sick

But Im quite happy with this setup. Final adjustments maybe when I get rear coilovers on too...

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Re: Japi's FC T2 Convertible
« Reply #565 on: November 09, 2019, 02:46:21 PM »
Good choice...shiny lip...only last a few years til water up laquer and start to look bad.

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Yep, true. White wheels look nice with red car, but pollishing those after every run. No

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Re: Japi's FC T2 Convertible
« Reply #566 on: November 13, 2019, 01:38:02 PM »
Upper part done. Run out of alu, looks like shit puzzle now. Ill finnish it later

Got "floor" done. Started to make mount and prakets. And figurin out how to do all this...


I thought I could make so kind off air channel for turbo from this side, but after some measurements, there is no room for screamer pipe and cold air intake from that hole. Maybe then if I bang them both flat

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Re: Japi's FC T2 Convertible
« Reply #567 on: November 13, 2019, 01:43:03 PM »
Btw, if I hadnt tell you yet, I really really hate doing this kind of stuff at garage floor. Cant get car high enough and Im a fat bastard...

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Re: Japi's FC T2 Convertible
« Reply #568 on: November 13, 2019, 04:50:00 PM »
That's looking nice and clean  :great:
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Re: Japi's FC T2 Convertible
« Reply #569 on: November 14, 2019, 03:35:41 PM »
1st pic: so, this is my only option to get some fresh air to turbo. Its tight fit but lets see...

2nd: was a bastard job to do panel between cars frame and radiator

3rd: put some gold sticker to reflekt heat from screamer

4th: from floor panel, theres a little channel past coolers and rad to turbo

5th: not much but I cant see any other way to do it...

6th: channel from underneath

7th: and between rad and chassis upwards

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