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Lexus SC430 upgrade .

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Re: Lexus SC430 upgrade .

PostPosted by Uncle bob » Sat Jun 03, 2017 4:11 pm

Before....

Engine bay looking better now I've painted the brackets ...just need a few more bolt plastic caps .
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Re: Lexus SC430 upgrade .

PostPosted by Davrav » Sat Jun 03, 2017 5:16 pm

Looks way better Bob :s_thumbsup
Did you 'touch up' or take the parts out and completely re-spray them?
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Re: Lexus SC430 upgrade .

PostPosted by Uncle bob » Sat Jun 03, 2017 6:33 pm

Davrav wrote:Looks way better Bob :s_thumbsup
Did you 'touch up' or take the parts out and completely re-spray them?


Took every bracket of the slam panel and wire brushed/cleaned and painted ....was a quick drying gloss had it back together in a few hours :)
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Re: Lexus SC430 upgrade .

PostPosted by Davrav » Sat Jun 03, 2017 6:50 pm

Yup, I thought it looks like a proper job :Y
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Re: Lexus SC430 upgrade .

PostPosted by jase hutch » Sat Jun 03, 2017 8:33 pm

Looking good Bob.. :s_thumbsup
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Re: Lexus SC430 upgrade .

PostPosted by Uncle bob » Mon Jun 19, 2017 8:14 pm

Had one very hot day at the Bromley Pageant Of Motoring yesterday ....we had some positive interest with our cars :s_thumbsup
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Re: Lexus SC430 upgrade .

PostPosted by jase hutch » Mon Jun 19, 2017 8:30 pm

Stunning Bob..... :s_howdy
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Re: Lexus SC430 upgrade .

PostPosted by Davrav » Mon Jun 19, 2017 8:52 pm

A credit to your hard work Bob :s_thumbsup
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Re: Lexus SC430 upgrade .

PostPosted by Uncle bob » Sun Aug 06, 2017 4:03 pm

Found time to inspect the front brakes and suspension...once happy I painted the calipers ......



....and waxoiled suspension nuts/bolts and components...



Pleased with results..



Also checked brake fluid moisture content ...


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Re: Lexus SC430 upgrade .

PostPosted by Hoovie » Sun Aug 06, 2017 5:13 pm

Looking Good, Bob :s_thumbsup

Ref your wheels ...
Uncle bob wrote:...

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They look interesting and really really nice.
is that central "star" section a seperate part? and do you have a subtle two-tone effect going on there, or is it a trick of the light?
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