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GT500 front bumper installed!

Post by tamatt27 » Fri May 01, 2009 9:39 pm

The wait is finally over. The next step in my project is complete. The GT500 front bumper is on the car. The next step is the KR-style hood in a few months.
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Re: GT500 front bumper installed!

Post by tamatt27 » Fri May 01, 2009 10:36 pm

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Re: GT500 front bumper installed!

Post by GT500KR » Fri May 01, 2009 11:22 pm

nice work
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Re: GT500 front bumper installed!

Post by tamatt27 » Fri May 01, 2009 11:32 pm

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Re: GT500 front bumper installed!

Post by Slade » Sat May 02, 2009 12:09 am

It looks fantastic :good: .

Now I just wanna start my KI3T even more now...
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Re: GT500 front bumper installed!

Post by Kal-el4 » Sat May 02, 2009 2:52 am

tamatt, here is the hood I want for my KI2T ( which I finished designing, now just need to win the lottery)
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Re: GT500 front bumper installed!

Post by tamatt27 » Sat May 02, 2009 9:39 am

Do you want the RA1 Ram Air hood (similar to the '93-'97 Ram Air Trans Ams)?
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Post by Kal-el4 » Sat May 02, 2009 12:01 pm

no, just like how honnziva manipped the hood 4 me

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Re: GT500 front bumper installed!

Post by Knight007 » Sun May 03, 2009 2:55 am

very nice man. Are you planing to finish it before KR festival 2010??? Image :kitt:

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Post by tamatt27 » Sun May 03, 2009 11:03 am

Knight007 wrote:very nice man. Are you planing to finish it before KR festival 2010??? Image :kitt:

That is exactly my plan. The exterior should be mostly complete by the end of summer. Then comes time for the fun goodies! (hint. KI3T's engine whine) :twisted:
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Re: GT500 front bumper installed!

Post by Slade » Sun May 03, 2009 12:45 pm

tamatt27 wrote:That is exactly my plan. The exterior should be mostly complete by the end of summer. Then comes time for the fun goodies! (hint. KI3T's engine whine) :twisted:


Oh wow,you should make like a tutorial video for that? :D
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Re: GT500 front bumper installed!

Post by ttsracingworld » Sun May 03, 2009 1:14 pm

Tamatt27:Great work. I pickup my upper grille this week. I just wax the car to go take some updated picture of mine. Do you have a list of all the bolts and clips needed for the front end? I'm thinking of driving mine next year..... Chicago to Vegas..... That would be cool!!

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Post by tamatt27 » Sun May 03, 2009 1:33 pm

ttsracingworld wrote:Tamatt27:Great work. I pickup my upper grille this week. I just wax the car to go take some updated picture of mine. Do you have a list of all the bolts and clips needed for the front end? I'm thinking of driving mine next year..... Chicago to Vegas..... That would be cool!!

I'll be driving from Austin to Vegas! 8)

I do have a list, however it's not complete. It includes most of the major pieces.
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7R3Z*13008*A, 7R3Z*13008*A - Both headlamps
7R3Z*8200*A - Upper Grill
7R3Z*17K945*AA - Lower Grill
7R3Z*1726*AB - Panel
7R3Z*15200*A - Foglamp (x2)
5R3Z*17C861*AA - Reinforcement
5R3Z*17C861*AB - Reinforcement
7R3Z*17C882*A - Isolator
Now, the actual bumper and upper bumper brackets were ordered at another time, and I don't have the receipt in front of me and don't have the part number for them.
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Re: GT500 front bumper installed!

Post by Tiger Warrior » Sun May 03, 2009 3:52 pm

tamatt27 wrote:The wait is finally over. The next step in my project is complete. The GT500 front bumper is on the car. The next step is the KR-style hood in a few months.
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Hey Tamatt:

So your Shelby GT Frotn bumper fit just fine with the stock hood, or did you have any issues with the installation? I was going for the front bumper conversion as well, but I ran into some snags on my project. I was going for the Roush KARR Conversion instead, but I know it would not be the right look for Shadow KARR. If I coudl get away with using the stock hood for now, it would alleviate a bit of burden at this moment with my conversion. Any thoughts and suggestions are appreciated. Thank you.

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Re: GT500 front bumper installed!

Post by tamatt27 » Sun May 03, 2009 5:11 pm

Tiger, yes the GT500 front bumper will work with the stock hood. The Shelby hood WON'T work with a stock GT or Roush front bumper though. Since my car is a Roush, that's the bumper in the first pic titled 'before'.
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Re: GT500 front bumper installed!

Post by taoworm2323 » Sun May 03, 2009 5:14 pm

Looks great tamatt27! :good:
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Re: GT500 front bumper installed!

Post by Slade » Mon May 04, 2009 1:11 am

So why wont the Shelby hood work with a stock GT...whats the problem?Or is it like you have to have the front bumper 1st then the hood?

Also was the bumper already painted to match the car or did you have to paint it urself?
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Post by tamatt27 » Mon May 04, 2009 7:43 am

The Shelby-style hood will hit the bumper and headlamps in the front and won't close all the way. I would've liked to get the hood first honestly, so I can get started on building my scanner.
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Post by Slade » Mon May 04, 2009 12:03 pm

So basically get the bumper 1st then the hood?

Did it come painted already?
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Post by tamatt27 » Mon May 04, 2009 12:16 pm

No, I had it sent to our body shop to have the bumper painted. Yes, you've got to get the bumper before the hood.
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Post by Slade » Mon May 04, 2009 2:43 pm

tamatt27 wrote:No, I had it sent to our body shop to have the bumper painted. Yes, you've got to get the bumper before the hood.



Ok I gotcha...so what was it like a primer grey color when you got it in then you just had the bodyshop match it to your car right?
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Post by tamatt27 » Mon May 04, 2009 3:40 pm

I don't know what color it came in, as I had it sent directly to our body show.
I put up a short video on my youtube channel in anyone's interested. I'll be making another compilation within a week or so!
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Re: GT500 front bumper installed!

Post by Slade » Mon May 04, 2009 4:41 pm

Ah I see...did you put in the grill at the same time as the bumper cuz they come seperatly right?
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Post by Dave Knight » Mon May 04, 2009 5:16 pm

and the neat thing is you can sell the front fascia/grille and parts that you took off to put the 500KR fascia/grille to offset the cost of the parts :good:
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Re: GT500 front bumper installed!

Post by Slade » Tue May 05, 2009 1:13 am

Dave Knight wrote:and the neat thing is you can sell the front fascia/grille and parts that you took off to put the 500KR fascia/grille to offset the cost of the parts :good:


Hmm that sounds good :wink:
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