It was "In the making" but now "It's made"

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It was "In the making" but now "It's made"

Post by ratrace427 » July 19th, 2019, 9:28 pm

I am excited! I have been after this shadow for many years. the setup isn't complete but more pictures soon.

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Post by ratrace427 » July 22nd, 2019, 5:37 pm

I took three different fog light sets to create a high visual fidelity set with great functionality. I am using a 13 watt non halogen style bulb versus the 55 watt H3 style bulb. I can run the 13 watt ones all the time without breaking laws or blinding the people behind me. I used rubber closeout boots from another KC light set which really cleans up the looks of the mounting. I also put two washers under each mount to bring the base up. with the base mounted higher I can point the fog lights down to help eliminate brightness. I am also using metal reflector housings vs the plastic ones from the KC set. those KC ones are really cheap plus we know now that KC isn't correct anyways. so the search continues for a "Power" brand plastic reflectors. having the Power brand will be worth the switch to the cheap plastic reflector...I am blown away by how cheap they are....ImageImageImage

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Post by RustyRodder » July 24th, 2019, 2:43 pm

That looks really good! I might modify mine now that I think about it
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Post by JP Junkie » July 24th, 2019, 3:23 pm

Nice work. Oddly, my off brand version came in 1 side that has a shield and the other is missing.
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Post by ratrace427 » July 26th, 2019, 6:33 am

JP Junkie wrote:Nice work. Oddly, my off brand version came in 1 side that has a shield and the other is missing.
making another one would be easy. The H3 style bulb would just need one without bends but it might make a slight difference in the shadow. only one way to find out but you might have to make two so that the look is the same side to side.
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Post by ratrace427 » August 31st, 2019, 11:13 am

some more summer updates. used SEM flex coat Thomas greenImageImage

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Post by ratrace427 » August 31st, 2019, 11:29 am

factory floor mats were sun faded also. strange how some material fades faster than othersImage

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