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Old 11-11-2013, 08:38 PM
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WOW!!

Incredibly beautiful.

Enjoy in good health!
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Old 11-12-2013, 05:38 PM
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Beautiful car! I also have an 89 Targa Guards Red (tan interior). I'm curious as to your detailing process for the paint. I had mine professionally done after getting it but have become very interested in the DA Polishing process. I just ordered a Micro Fiber correction system and Meguiar's #7 Mirror Glaze. What did you use on yours?

I really like the LED light upgrades - it looks very tasteful.

Also, how can we tell how close ours were on the assembly line? VIN number? Cheers.
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Old 11-16-2013, 12:42 PM
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I used Meguiars clay bar and a ton of detailed spray and a microfiber cloth to take off. Had to do the panels a couple times. I used 3M Imperial Hand Glaze and then 3M Perfect-it liquid wax. I have switched to 3M after 20 years of Meguiars. I get it at Amazon.
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Old 01-04-2014, 01:22 PM
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Well the work continues. I had the heating system brought back to original. Someone had done a backdate at some point and there were numerous wiring issues. I also had the front hood repainted at Katy Coachworks. They did a great job as always. A few pics of the hood and some random Porsche pics from Coffee and Cars this morning in Houston.
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Old 01-04-2014, 01:23 PM
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Some more pics.
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Old 01-04-2014, 02:00 PM
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Originally Posted by Ed Hughes View Post
Wurth satin trim
+1 wurth satin trim, both wheels and targa bar look great after those paint projects.
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Old 01-19-2014, 08:26 PM
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I got my Texas Classic Auto plates for its 25th birthday. I do not normally like the look of a front license plate. I put on the original plate and replaced all four plastic nuts that fit in the frame and bought new fasteners. You have to love living in Texas, no charge other than my renewal of my registration for a year and no annual fee.

When I went to the DMV, they forgot to have me fill out one form, but called me on my cell as I was walking out, to come back in. What a great place to live.
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Old 01-19-2014, 08:31 PM
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Then there's that weather and flat terrain thing....
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Old 01-19-2014, 08:54 PM
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Yes, the weather is tough. I would agree that SoCal has the best weather on our planet hands down.
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Old 02-01-2014, 01:54 PM
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Changed out the broken frunk lamp housing as it was cracked. The new one from our host did not have a new plastic gasket, so I used the old one. Need to find a LED lamp that fits. The one I ordered was slightly too big.
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Old 02-15-2014, 09:05 PM
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Good work! she's coming along beautifully...

anyone has a pic or part # for an engine lid light? Ive never seen one...
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Old 02-16-2014, 12:36 PM
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Old 02-16-2014, 01:35 PM
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Is that for the engine lid as well...
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Old 02-16-2014, 02:59 PM
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It is a different part. I think you need to have the headlamps on and the light has a cover that is the on/off switch. Here is the part:


http://www.pelicanparts.com/cgi-bin/...2539%2529%2520

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