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  1. :rofl: Amazing!

    :rofl: Amazing!
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    Sticky: [General] Totally agree with Robert and Michael. I'm...

    Totally agree with Robert and Michael.

    I'm half way through it via iTunes Movie rentals (thanks to my little 14 month old) and so far it's wonderful. The pacing, story and editing is truly...
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    [General] Thanks!!!! Other than the muffler heat shield...

    Thanks!!!!

    Other than the muffler heat shield (PN# 106931N) and the lower rear fascia support bracket (PN# 101764), I don't think there's much else you can do to limit heat against the fascia.
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    [General] Wonderful. This is what it's all about. Nothing...

    Wonderful. This is what it's all about. Nothing beats a DeLorean road trip.
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    [General] I used a custom formulation matched to the paint...

    I used a custom formulation matched to the paint on an NOS fascia so sadly I don't have a code to share but I can confirm that we tried the DMCH paint code (PPG 33584) and it was pretty close to what...
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    [General] And that’s one sexy ass! Best rear light assembly...

    And that’s one sexy ass! Best rear light assembly of any car ever imho.

    My newly refinished NOS rear fascia is on and it’s a glorious improvement over the original fascia which had some minor heat...
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    [General] Details details details - even the bits you can’t...

    Details details details - even the bits you can’t see - to make sure nothing is missed before my refinished fascias finally go back on this week.

    The license plate bezel jack nuts are installed...
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    [General] Thanks so much. The front fascia is original to...

    Thanks so much. The front fascia is original to the car but the rear is NOS as you can see from the missing license plate bracket jack nuts. The original rear on my car had v-minor heat warping -...
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    [General] The pick-up on Friday. Wonderful work by Canepa...

    The pick-up on Friday. Wonderful work by Canepa in Scotts Valley. Just a shame about the meteor-sized dent in my bank balance.

    http://content.colinbennett.com/dmc/2019-04-05_fascia_02.jpg
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    [General] I totally see the dilemma but if you paint match...

    I totally see the dilemma but if you paint match the bare urethane then it’s gonna match the other plastic and urethane pieces just fine. I checked and it’s totally fine. My other pieces are spot on...
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    [General] Hi Jon. After endless samples and refinishing...

    Hi Jon. After endless samples and refinishing tests on the bare urethane, I crazily decided to color and finish match the bare black urethane and then fully paint the fascias. Obviously this isn't...
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    [General] :cheers: It's another exiting day. My fascias...

    :cheers:

    It's another exiting day. My fascias are finally ready for pick-up later this afternoon at Canepa in Scotts Valley after months and months of patiently waiting for them to find a slot in...
  13. [General] Haha. Yooooo guys! It's always worth the extra...

    Haha. Yooooo guys! It's always worth the extra effort to keep our cars in tip top shape. I enjoy detailing and caring for it just as much as I enjoy driving it.
  14. [General] Sharing a few tips from my obsessive approach to...

    Sharing a few tips from my obsessive approach to cleaning.

    Firstly, my car is never driven in the rain so I don't need to worry about everything that goes with that. I have the opposite problem -...
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    [General] Cheers Dana and Michael. That means a huge deal...

    Cheers Dana and Michael. That means a huge deal coming from you guys. Have a great weekend.
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    [General] Thanks guys!

    Thanks guys!
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    [General] And… Done! Fired her back up yesterday and...

    And… Done!

    Fired her back up yesterday and took her out for a good few laps around the block today after two months of sweating every last detail in the engine bay. I swear she’s running better...
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    [General] Thanks so much guys!

    Thanks so much guys!
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    [General] Almost there. Took these photos yesterday...

    Almost there. Took these photos yesterday morning.

    Finished almost everything up last night, including my most dreaded task of all - re-attaching the fuel lines. Turned out they were pretty...
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    [General] Haha. Thanks Dana! It sure scrubbed up well. Spot...

    Haha. Thanks Dana! It sure scrubbed up well. Spot on for another 38 years if I keep on top of it ;)
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    [General] Almost done with my engine detail/refresh. The...

    Almost done with my engine detail/refresh. The ceramic coated muffler is on and the coolant system is solid as a rock. Tested at various pressures (with a dry system and coolant added). Next stop is...
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    [General] Oh Rich, you're too kind. Thanks for the help on...

    Oh Rich, you're too kind. Thanks for the help on Sunday and… later this week :notworthy:
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    [General] I should have said “Thanks to Tony Ierardi and...

    I should have said “Thanks to Tony Ierardi and Dana for the inspiration.”

    Cheers Dana!
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    [General] Thanks so much. I can see light on the horizon...

    Thanks so much. I can see light on the horizon after a month of sweating the details.
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    [General] After a minor coolant leak behind my water pump,...

    After a minor coolant leak behind my water pump, I used the manifold removal as a good excuse to give my engine bay and components a thorough detail and refresh. All of the aluminum has been deep...
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