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PostPosted: Thu Aug 01, 2019 11:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

hmmmm ho do you go from GT2 arches back to stock?, don't you have to cut wings and rear arches to fit them?.

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 01, 2019 11:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

IMI A wrote:
cableguy wrote:
Looks well although not a fan of the body coloured RS side skirts. Each to their own though... Thumb

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Here’s one of my faves. The speedlines wheels and GT2 rep wheel arches for sale if anyone interested as the RS was restored back to stock.


Who is selling them?
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 01, 2019 3:32 pm    Post subject: side skirts Reply with quote

Keep the side skirts black as it looks much better with the contrast in colour. Looking forward to seeing the finished article. Probably my dream spec if money was no object! Apart from I would go with gold centre BBS LM's
 
  
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 01, 2019 4:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Pmd Andy

Yes side skirts should be black IMO - body coloured look not so nice.
 
  
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 12, 2019 1:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Tarmonts arrived a few days ago.. What a wheel seem a tad lighter than the speed lines and the quality is superb. Off sets just how I wanted them.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 12, 2019 2:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote





Love these two. Featured in same mag as the Yellow Peril.

http://porschecarshistory.com/wp-content/old/lib/magazines/911PW/2017/11.pdf

Bit more inspiration - love this one.

Andy, did you go for the RSR arches and wheels?
 



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PostPosted: Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Need some pics of Trev's car which is beautiful in blue. The combimation of all that Targa glass, the black seals and the blue, the effect is just sublime.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

IMI A wrote:




Love these two. Featured in same mag as the Yellow Peril.

http://porschecarshistory.com/wp-content/old/lib/magazines/911PW/2017/11.pdf

Bit more inspiration - love this one.

Andy, did you go for the RSR arches and wheels?


Fabulous, I wish my car was that colour thumbsup
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 12, 2019 9:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I saw MikeRSR's Riviera Blue car a couple of years ago and it was stunning.

Pics in this thread --> http://911uk.com/viewtopic.php?t=121589&start=0&postdays=0&postorder=asc&highlight=blue

That said, Mexico is nice too. thumbsup
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 13, 2019 8:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm jealous.

I've been considering getting my Polar Silver C2 resprayed Riviera ever seeing this photo of Jerry Seinfeld's car:



Good thread here:

https://rennlist.com/forums/993-forum/494347-riviera-turquoise-mexico-blue-picture-thread.html
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 15, 2019 8:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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The sunroof will be staying as the cost to put in a new roof skin will be prohibitive.. Here are some pics of the car as is..

Can I ask how much you were quoted and by who..? That's on my List for Work this Winter..
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 16, 2019 3:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

kingroon wrote:
Surinder Randhawa wrote:
The sunroof will be staying as the cost to put in a new roof skin will be prohibitive.. Here are some pics of the car as is..

Can I ask how much you were quoted and by who..? That's on my List for Work this Winter..


To do it properly with a replacement roof is £14k - the roof is £6k on its own

There are after market sunroof fill in panels available now. Short cut. Speak to Bob at http://www.autobodytechnic.com

Saw him doing it this way on a mint green 964 RS rep. Probably £1-£2k at a guess.
 
  
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

IMI A wrote:
To do it properly with a replacement roof is £14k - the roof is £6k on its own

There are after market sunroof fill in panels available now. Short cut. Speak to Bob at http://www.autobodytechnic.com

Saw him doing it this way on a mint green 964 RS rep. Probably £1-£2k at a guess.

£6K for the Roof..! I know of a Ready for Paint, Non Sunroof 993 Chassis for £10K..! frustrated Bonkers..

£1-2K sounds better, and I prefer the Non Trigger's Broom approach..

Thanks for the recommendation.. Cool
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I was quoted another 3-4 k with a GRP creation. I don't mind the sunroof. Riviera and Mexico are very similar and look drastically different depending on light. Mexico just a shade darker..
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 16, 2019 3:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

All these pastel blue colours really suit the 993 especially against speedlines.

Make sure you pick the very best paint shop Wink

What sort of quotes are you getting for the colour change. I was quoted £30k to go back to bare shell and colour change as per factory on 997! Surprised
 
  
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 16, 2019 9:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

IMI A wrote:
I was quoted £30k to go back to bare shell and colour change as per factory on 997! Surprised


Surprised

Cheaper to buy another car Sad

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 24, 2019 5:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It’s no where near 30k for a full paint and resto, I’m in the algarve on hols whilst the car is in Harpenden mid way thru. RS rear screen going in very soon as is replacing rear exhaust shields. Just can’t wait my perfect spec 993 will be ready soon.. Wink
Recaro spg’s hardbacked in Mexico blue Thumb
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 24, 2019 6:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Just to add if anyone has a set of ambers let me know .. before I pull the trigger and buy a whole new set and rear reflector. Thx
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 24, 2019 6:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Just to add if anyone has a set of ambers let me know .. before I pull the trigger and buy a whole new set and rear reflector. Thx
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 11, 2019 6:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Surinder Randhawa wrote:
I’m in the algarve on hols whilst the car is in Harpenden mid way thru. RS rear screen going in very soon as is replacing rear exhaust shields. Just can’t wait my perfect spec 993 will be ready soon.. Wink

...how's it all going? any pics? Very Happy
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