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Shoulda got leather seats for great comfort.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Flesh_n_blood;11737171 
Shoulda got leather seats for great comfort.

Nah, proper racing bucket seats biggrin.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by moksh4u2;11711390 
brilliantly done
keep it
up
waiting for more smile.gif
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Originally Posted by KusH;11715905 
drool.gif

This project is absolutely incredible. I would love to have one of these setups myself, I just don't have the patients to build one myself.

Keep up the amazing work. I'll be watching ninja.gif
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Originally Posted by MakubeX;11737140 
Sweet mod... now I want to turn my G27 upside down. tongue.gif

Thanks for the kind words guys!
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Originally Posted by Flesh_n_blood;11737171 
Shoulda got leather seats for great comfort.
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Originally Posted by alex98uk;11737182 
Nah, proper racing bucket seats biggrin.gif

I got the seat from a junk yard along with the guages and some other stuff. It was clean, comfortable and $cheap wink.gif
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I didn't want to dismantle this fine wheel like I did the last one. It's got nice mounting system with clamps and bolt recievers. It's nice and sturdy so I figure I better not mess with it. I also get to keep the warranty this way.

I am not going to have the same amount of room on this new dash panel, so I have to relocate the front left and right speakers to the top speaker panel above the screen. I layed down some tape and laid down some lines and cut the holes and squared up the bottom edge. It was scribed to the big gateway tube monitor which had a curve to it.

Heres a picture after cutting-

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Edited by bob808 - 1/4/11 at 1:33pm
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I hope you all had a great Christmas! Mine was pretty good smile.gif

Here's a couple pictures of the pets on Christmas morning-

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Again, I didn't get very much done on this project this weekend with wrapping presents, christmas dinner, and spending time with family. I was able to work on it today though.

I decided to cut out some air vents for the reciever and to set it all the way down on the shelf. I drilled some holes where the feet go so it will sit flush on the shelf. This also prevents the reciever from moving around in case the machine is moved or bumped as it is now locked in. Here is a picture of the bottom of the shelf with the reciever under it. you can see where I cut out the wood to allow air to the vents.

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I am trying to figure out what to do with the shifter here--- I have an idea but I am just kind of winging it at this point.

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Speaker panel in position with the speakers press fit into place. I will hot glue or silicone them later after I repaint.

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Here I see potential trouble as the speaker seems a little to high and may impead the installation of the roof of the box. I will probably have to sand a bit of the speaker plastic down.

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I started working on the bezel for the new 1080p screen. I scribed it to the wheel housing, and routered 1/4" down for the screen to fit inside the cutout.

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On the front side, I sanded a 45 degree bevel on the top and sides and about a 22 1/2 degree on the bottom.

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Then I drilled, countersunk, and screwed the holding strips onto the backside and tested it out. The monitor is firmly held in position and I am happy.

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Edited by bob808 - 1/17/11 at 11:28pm
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Next I have to start working on the new dash, but first I have to position the shifter in a good location where it feels right. I ended up mounting 3 additional pieces of 3/4" plywood to the reciever shelf so the shifter is mounted 2 and 1/4" below the plane of the wheel. I moved it as far to the right as I could and I have just 3/4" between the shifter and the side of the cabinet. This is the final position, but the work is not done. I will have to build the dash and have this integrate nicely into it.

But here are a couple pictures so you can see how its coming so far-

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My screen bezel covers all but about 1/16 to 1/8" of the screen boarder, except for the bottom portion. I had to leave the bottom exposed, as that is where the monitor controls are. When I am sitting in the machine, the top of the wheel is just below the bottom of the screen, so the only thing getting in the way of the action will be my knuckles wink.gif

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There is not a whole lot of room between the reciever and the back of the wheel housing, but I only need to get the speaker wires connected, as the input signal will be a digital optical cable which is located on the left side of this photo, where there is plenty of room.

dscn0278if.jpg

Well, that's it for this weekend. The hard part is still to come with making the dash. Thanks for looking and as always comments and suggestions are welcome and apprieciated cheers.gif
Edited by bob808 - 12/26/10 at 9:55pm
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OMG EPIC. Subbed.
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looks good.
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