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Old 02-11-2019, 05:08 PM
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Rice Rocket done right!


Haven't you had this car a long time now?
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That never even crossed my mind. Wonder what the best way to approach that is. Maybe a can of Rustoleum and a foam brush?

One thing I am worried about is water/moisture getting into the trunk through those two holes that are now cut outside of the rubber trunk seal area. Not sure the best way to seal those against that. The only thing so far I can think of is maybe some dynomat like material full put over the hole.
I remember someone on YouTube used tough up paint for protecting the exposed metal where a hole was drilled for an accessory, such as a spoiler. However, rustolium would likely provide better rust protection.


About tge leaking, can you put a thin rubber washer in there? Or would that raise the spoiler above it's mounting braket and look stupid?
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Looks good, though the wing angle seems a bit on the extreme side? Looking forward to seeing the finished product.
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Looks great. The TSX too. :2cool:



But, mein gott, I love that NSX.
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Originally Posted by CCColtsicehockey View Post
That never even crossed my mind. Wonder what the best way to approach that is. Maybe a can of Rustoleum and a foam brush?

One thing I am worried about is water/moisture getting into the trunk through those two holes that are now cut outside of the rubber trunk seal area. Not sure the best way to seal those against that. The only thing so far I can think of is maybe some dynomat like material full put over the hole.
rustoleum or whatever paint of choice... rattle can is fine, spray it into the cap of the rattle can, then use a small brush and dab it on... few layers should be fine just so the the fresh metal isn't exposed.... then use a small rubber grommet like when running car audio wires for the top of the trunk where the spoiler attaches... for the bottom you can get a plug...

i used this trick when i used to install subs and have to drill through the firewall for the power wire...

i'll text you
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Old 02-11-2019, 10:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Midnight Mystery View Post
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Haven't you had this car a long time now?
My family is the original owner. First owned by my parents then passed down to me. We have had the car since October 2003.
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Looks good, though the wing angle seems a bit on the extreme side? Looking forward to seeing the finished product.
Yeah forgot to adjust the angle before I took the pictures. It was set to max angle and it was shipped. I have since dialed it back two settings.
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Originally Posted by Yumcha View Post
Looks great. The TSX too. :2cool:



But, mein gott, I love that NSX.
Thanks Twig. Now I need to get a matching wing for the NSX.
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Originally Posted by KaMLuNg View Post
rustoleum or whatever paint of choice... rattle can is fine, spray it into the cap of the rattle can, then use a small brush and dab it on... few layers should be fine just so the the fresh metal isn't exposed.... then use a small rubber grommet like when running car audio wires for the top of the trunk where the spoiler attaches... for the bottom you can get a plug...

i used this trick when i used to install subs and have to drill through the firewall for the power wire...

i'll text you
Yeah makes sense for sure. Definitely need to do this before I put the vinyl wrap on. Hopefully I can get that done in the next two weeks. If not I will do the paint before then.
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Not a fan of the wing but to each their own. Looks like you have put a lot of work into that car! Keep it up!
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Not a fan of the wing but to each their own. Looks like you have put a lot of work into that car! Keep it up!
Everyone definitely entitled to their own opinion and to be honest I am really surprised it took this long to get someone that wasn't a fan of it. I was thinking that would be most of what I would get.
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Nice to see you take it with stride!

I know your TSX is mainly a tuner car. It's nice to see someone build a TSX the right way and take their time.

What happened to the green wheels?
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Nice to see you take it with stride!

I know your TSX is mainly a tuner car. It's nice to see someone build a TSX the right way and take their time.

What happened to the green wheels?
Everyone is entitled to their opinion on everything. No reason to get bent out of shape over something like a car.

Yeah there are some really clean TSX builds out there. There are also a lot of newer builds out there just about crazy stance and that just isn't my thing and to each their own.

The green wheels are still around as are pretty much every set of wheels I have ever had. They are all just sitting on my wheel storage rack. Have only got rid of two sets of wheels from the TSX. One set I never liked on it from the start and the other I traded for some parts to further my build. Those parts still are not on the car though. Don't know when I will get around to finishing that part of the project.
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Everyone definitely entitled to their own opinion and to be honest I am really surprised it took this long to get someone that wasn't a fan of it. I was thinking that would be most of what I would get.
I may even just need to see it in person. I am just happy your wheels aren't cambered to no return!
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Function > Form. Where in this case, Function looks great.
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Originally Posted by CCColtsicehockey View Post
Everyone definitely entitled to their own opinion and to be honest I am really surprised it took this long to get someone that wasn't a fan of it. I was thinking that would be most of what I would get.
Normally i dont like GT wings unless it is a full track car. But Since it is Js..... Js anything is legit.
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