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After drilling a few holes in the diamond plate foot panel cover, I bolt it on to the plywood, and heres where the project stands as of now.

The base is done. I took me about 15 hours to cut/modify and attach all the diamond plate. I think it is well worth it thumb.gif

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the pedals dont touch the metal when pushed all the way down right? It would get very annoying. But great work! Hope to see the finished product!
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the pedals dont touch the metal when pushed all the way down right? It would get very annoying. But great work! Hope to see the finished product!

No. They don't. Brake and clutch have about 1.5" clearence when fully depressed, and accelerator about 7/8"
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post #64 of 228
15 hours well worth it;)

looking great cheers.gif

tail lights are a nice touch:D
post #65 of 228
Bob, you have an insane level of talent and creativity. Hats off to you. I would love a setup like this if I had the room for it. Some day when I have my dream entertainment man cave I'll look back at my subscribed threads and remember you and go for something like this.
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post #66 of 228
I just would like to let you know bob, you have inspired my wooden Xbox mod that I am doing.
It is in my sig.
I loved how well you were able to use wood to build your rig, that I thought about how I could build an Xbox case.
post #67 of 228
Impressive work - keep it going.

Ahh, I really love the diamondplate.

Everything here lends a touch of realism.
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post #68 of 228
This is so freaking awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! eek.gifeek.gifeek.gifeek.gifeek.gifeek.gif
post #69 of 228
Do the fans on each side of the pedals speed up and blow your hair back as you go faster? biggrin.gif

Lookin sweet! thumb.gif
post #70 of 228
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Thanks for all the comments and kind words guys- seriously, it means alot to me that you guys here at ocn can apprieciate what I am trying to do wink.gif It makes the time taken to make a work-log worth it. grouphug.gif

Since I'm pretty much done with the base, my attention moves back to the dash. I never really showed any pictures of the building process, so I'll show some more while I finish it up. I didn't really have any plans are definate ideas for the dash, I just set the wheel and monitor in place, tried to figure out a good place to mount the shifter, and tried to visulize how the dash should look. I pondered for a while, and cut some little blocks of varying lengths with a 22 1/2 degree miter cut on one end, and tried to hold them together, to see what the profile would look like. I didn't draw anything or have any specific plan. In this regard, I am pretty happy with how the dash is turning out smile.gif

Today I filled in the void that existed behind the shifter with a 'plug' piece of wood, cut and attached the left side of the shifter box thing, and filled in screw holes and with some bondo.

Heres a shot of the bottom side of the shelf that holds the 5.1 reciever and the dash-

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I still need to fill the triangle shaped gap shown in this picture and put a bottom piece on the shifter platform/box (outlined in red) I know the left side angle of the box looks funny, but it follows the angle of the shifter.

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Heres a close up view from the top view of the shifter platform- here you can see the filler piece that I put on today for a nice fit around the back of the shifter.

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one of the bottom, backside of the dash-

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Right side profile- (that new skin cream really works!)

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Left side profile-

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After I took the pictures, I sat down to watch a movie and hand sanded the dash. It's nice and smooth, but it will be sanded some more. I need to refill a couple of the bondo'd holes, fill the gap between dash and shifter-box, bottom piece for the box, and I am still considering putting the ashtray and cig lighter in the dash on the left side. If you have opinions in the ashtray/lighter wether I should or shouldn't, let me know smile.gif
Edited by bob808 - 1/5/11 at 12:53am
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